Evolve or die

My coaching business is about to turn five years old. In that time, I can’t get over how much it’s changed. I don’t see it at first glance, but the 2019 version is much different than the 2014 one. It’s kind of like when I’m out with my...

The boiling point

Water has to reach 212 degrees to boil. 150 degrees is hot, but it won’t cut it. Neither will 200 degrees, or even 211. Just as water has to be a certain temperature to reach the boiling point, the level of action coaches take has to reach a certain point if...

The why AND the how

“Passion alone can’t cut it. For passion to survive it needs structure. A why without how has little probability of success.” Simon Sinek “Start With Why” With the big ball recently dropping to usher in the new year, a lot of business owners have...

How to nail Jell-O to the wall

Selling coaching can be difficult. I’ve heard the term “like nailing Jell-O to the wall” more than once when describing the challenge. What’s the problem? Coaching is different than selling a physical product that people can hold in their...

Coach A vs Coach B

Let’s say there’s a business owner who wants to hire a business coach. We’ll call the owner Joe – from Joe’s Widgets on Main Street. Joe’s been considering two coaches, Coach A and Coach B. Both Coach A and Coach B are good at what...

Baby It’s Cold Outside

Parts of the US, like Colorado, rang in the New Year with colder-than-usual temperatures. We’re used to it here in Atlantic Canada, where it’s not uncommon to get some chilly weather in January. When I say “chilly”, we get some cold snaps that...

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