Don't Hold Back, and Here's Why

You’ve been thinking about it for a while. In fact, it’s all you’ve been thinking about. First it was your dream, then it became a goal, and now you have a plan. It’s all right in front of you. You’re poised for success, yet you’re holding back. Why?

If you’re experiencing a feeling of hesitation before embarking upon a new journey, you’re not alone. It’s normal to feel uncertain about what lies ahead. However, if you find yourself becoming easily distracted or finding excuses for taking action, it’s time to evaluate the root cause of your avoidance.

Perhaps you’re not fully convinced in the strength and efficacy of your plan. It might be that you don’t yet have all the resources needed to really start off on the right foot. But more often, you’ll find that fear is at the heart of all hesitation.

Fear is powerful. It has the strength to send the most willful person spiraling into a defeated, debilitated...

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Struggling to Charge Appropriately For Your Coaching Services? Break the Cycle!

When you’re starting out as a new coach, the issue of determining what to charge for your coaching services may cause you great stress or hesitation. In some cases, you may even decide to coach people for free. While some pro bono work can be a good thing for your business and your desire to give back, you need to be careful of selling yourself short.

In fact, there are several reasons that new coaches may be struggling to charge appropriately for their services. The first is the coach’s kind-hearted, well-meaning nature. Many coaches are givers. After all, helping people is one of the main reasons people are drawn to this profession. Perhaps they are used to providing free advice and support to friends, family, or colleagues because it’s simply who they are as a person. However, as time progresses it can be difficult to break this cycle as these same individuals continue to reach out for assistance. The inclination can be to respond immediately and continue on as...

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