25/04/2013

Beat The
Coaching
Obstacle Course!
Practical Tips to Make
Building Your Coaching
Practice a Breeze.
1

© Simpl...
2

25/04/2013

3 of the Biggest
Obstacles that Trip
up Coaches:
1.

Coaches Lack
Confidence In Their
Abilities

2.

Coache...
3

25/04/2013

Successful Coaches
put systems in place to ensure
they can easily & confidently:




Explain the VALUE of...
4

25/04/2013

Create a Welcome Packet
Include:
 A personal "Welcome Letter"
 Introductory Coaching
Exercises (eg. Ponde...
5

25/04/2013

Get Regular Feedback
from Your Client!


After each session: Ask, "What was
your biggest win of the sessio...
6

25/04/2013

Create A
Coaching Program!
1)
2)
3)

Get people interested in
coaching with you
Clearly and confidently des...
7

25/04/2013

Quarterly Progress Review



Gives you and your client
EVIDENCE of their progress
Keep your clients comin...
8

What People Love About Our
Coahing Tools and Exercises:
1) They make it easier to explain
what coaching is, making the
...
9

25/04/2013

To Build Anything You Need Tools
- a coaching business is no different!
A BIG THANK-YOU for joining us toda...
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"Beat the Coaching Obstacle Course" - Business Building Tips for Coaches

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This is the Powerpoint presentation that goes with Emma-Louise's Podcast for Noomii.com called "Beat the Coaching Obstacle Course". And it's full of Practical Business Building Tips for Coaches.

Have you ever felt sick to your stomach moments before talking to a prospective client? You know you can help, you’re just not sure how to communicate the value of coaching.

Your confidence dips - and it feels terrible. Well, there’s a very practical solution to this problem.

In this teleclass, Emma-Louise Elsey shares the story of her early days of coaching and how she developed coaching tools and exercises to beat her confidence issues, concretize the power and value of coaching to prospective clients, and make running her coaching practice a breeze.

To listen to the supporting podcast click here:
http://www.noomii.com/blog/4709-practical-business-building-tips

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"Beat the Coaching Obstacle Course" - Business Building Tips for Coaches

  1. 1. 25/04/2013 Beat The Coaching Obstacle Course! Practical Tips to Make Building Your Coaching Practice a Breeze. 1 © Simplicity Life Coaching Ltd. 2013 www.thecoachingtoolscompany.com is a division of Simplicity Life Coaching Ltd.
  2. 2. 2 25/04/2013 3 of the Biggest Obstacles that Trip up Coaches: 1. Coaches Lack Confidence In Their Abilities 2. Coaches Struggle to Explain Coaching - and the Value of Coaching to Prospects 3. Many Coaches are simply not enjoying their business as much as they thought they would ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ © Simplicity Life Coaching Ltd. 2013 www.thecoachingtoolscompany.com is a division of Simplicity Life Coaching Ltd.
  3. 3. 3 25/04/2013 Successful Coaches put systems in place to ensure they can easily & confidently:   Explain the VALUE of coaching and what a client can expect Deal with the entire client life-cycle from: 1) Enquiries and Sample sessions 2) Enrolling a new client 3) Delivering value and demonstrating that TO the client regularly 4) Wrap-up sessions _____________________ _____________________ _____________________ _____________________ _____________________ _____________________ _____________________ _____________________ _____________________ © Simplicity Life Coaching Ltd. 2013 www.thecoachingtoolscompany.com is a division of Simplicity Life Coaching Ltd.
  4. 4. 4 25/04/2013 Create a Welcome Packet Include:  A personal "Welcome Letter"  Introductory Coaching Exercises (eg. Pondering Questions, Life Map)  Coaching Agreement  Invoice  An Article, Coaching Tip and/or Inspirational Quote  (Optional) A small gift Appear professional and give the client something tangible so they feel good about signing up with (and paying) you! For more info, check out this article: 7 Suggestions for a Client Enrolment Process that ROCKS! AND our free resources to help you get started. ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ © Simplicity Life Coaching Ltd. 2013 www.thecoachingtoolscompany.com is a division of Simplicity Life Coaching Ltd.
  5. 5. 5 25/04/2013 Get Regular Feedback from Your Client!  After each session: Ask, "What was your biggest win of the session today?"  Monthly: Find out what is and isn’t working for your client by asking questions or with a feedback form 1) How HELPFUL is the Coaching in moving you towards your goals? 2) What STEPS FORWARD have you taken this month? 3) What have you NOT DONE yet? 4) What was your FAVOURITE EXERCISE or topic this month? 5) What CHALLENGES are you facing in the coming month? 6) What SUPPORT do you want going forwards? Gives YOU and your client EVIDENCE of VALUE from coaching, building your confidence and trust in the coaching process! ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ © Simplicity Life Coaching Ltd. 2013 www.thecoachingtoolscompany.com is a division of Simplicity Life Coaching Ltd.
  6. 6. 6 25/04/2013 Create A Coaching Program! 1) 2) 3) Get people interested in coaching with you Clearly and confidently describe what coaching with YOU looks like Solve problems your clients and potential clients have Guidelines:  How could YOU help your potential clients?  A simple framework to solve their problems/achieve goals  Give it an inspiring title! and a great price!  Give it a specific number of steps and specific time period For more info, the actual program poster and more, check out this article: How I Got 12 New Clients by Creating a Coaching Program ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ © Simplicity Life Coaching Ltd. 2013 www.thecoachingtoolscompany.com is a division of Simplicity Life Coaching Ltd.
  7. 7. 7 25/04/2013 Quarterly Progress Review   Gives you and your client EVIDENCE of their progress Keep your clients coming back after initial excitement has worn off 2 really EASY ways to do this are using: 1) The Wheel of Life and 2) Their Coaching Goals 1. 2. 3. Score their levels of satisfaction or progress as a baseline – ideally at the START of your relationship Every 2-3 months, redo the scores, then compare to previous scores. Draw attention to score increases and explore how your client is now different Now you have EVIDENCE of the VALUE of coaching - for your clients and for YOU to believe in yourself as a coach! _____________________ _____________________ _____________________ _____________________ _____________________ _____________________ _____________________ _____________________ © Simplicity Life Coaching Ltd. 2013 www.thecoachingtoolscompany.com is a division of Simplicity Life Coaching Ltd.
  8. 8. 8 What People Love About Our Coahing Tools and Exercises: 1) They make it easier to explain what coaching is, making the coaching experience tangible 2) Ready-made coaching tools save hours of work. You don't have to start from scratch 3) Clients love the tools! 4) Coaching exercises (especially the Wheel of Life) help you relax during the sample session! 5) Appear professional/organized – from your Welcome Pack to sessions, homework & meetings 6) Brand them with your own logo 7) The tools make great handouts for workshops (walking brochures!) 8) Many coaches love using the tools for themselves too! 25/04/2013 Visit our Website & check out our awesome selection of Coaching Tools & Exercises! _____________________ _____________________ _____________________ _____________________ _____________________ _____________________ _____________________ _____________________ _____________________ © Simplicity Life Coaching Ltd. 2013 www.thecoachingtoolscompany.com is a division of Simplicity Life Coaching Ltd.
  9. 9. 9 25/04/2013 To Build Anything You Need Tools - a coaching business is no different! A BIG THANK-YOU for joining us today AND for being part of Noomii.com Please don't procrastinate - head to the website now and Check out our FREE Coaching Tools, Questions, Forms and Exercises. PLUS: Get Your “549 Powerful Coaching Questions” Ebook, and $5 off anything on our website when you sign up for our weekly newsletter “The Launch Pad”* Wishing you all the best in building a successful and rewarding coaching practice. Questions? Email emma@thecoachingtoolscompany.com * One coupon per person. You may love our best-selling product: The Welcome Pack Toolkit - everything you need to get started with a new client! © Simplicity Life Coaching Ltd. 2013 www.thecoachingtoolscompany.com is a division of Simplicity Life Coaching Ltd.

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