Clive’s Words of Wisdom

Five tips for coaches to attract clients

Like any business, finding prospective coaching clients and letting them know what you do can be one of the most challenging parts of establishing your mentoring service, especially in the early days when you’re first starting out.

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Why a good marketing plan is a great idea

In the business world telling people about what you do is almost as important as how well you do it. And when it comes to marketing, there’s no one size fits all approach. This is why a professional marketing plan is imperative to your business. A coach or mentor can help you create this plan, turning your marketing dollar into real results, and here’s how

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What makes a good business coach?

Like finding the right business partner or choosing the best staff member, selecting a business coach is about more than what you see on paper. This is a person who will understand your goals and work with you to meet them, bringing their skill set to the table to help you attain your success. Here are five factors that make a good business coach.

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A coach’s guide to coaching

Chances are you decided to became a coach for noble reasons; to help others, to share your expertise, or because you’ve had some business success that you’d like to impart.

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The essential elements of business coaching

Regardless of whether a business is hoping to achieve better sales results, increase the bottom line or just function more efficiently, coaching involves similar stages and processes to create improvement. These include gathering knowledge, establishing a plan,...

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Five common skills essential to great coaching

A great business coach brings a wealth of knowledge to the table in the form of industry expertise, a new insight and strategies to improve an enterprise. But while all these are prerequisites for getting a job done, the real assets of the person selected to work closely with a business may come down to something deeper and more intrinsic.

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It’s all about the branding

The look, feel and image of your business are as important as any product you sell. It’s this almost intangible asset that gives you a leg up over your competitors or cements your position in the marketplace. It identifies who you are and what you are about, along with the way your product makes people feel. It’s all about the branding, and here’s how to translate yours to success.

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Making progress – keeping your clients on track

Real change takes time, but when you’re working with a client to improve their business the likelihood is they want to see tangible results as soon as possible to ascertain whether their investment in a coach or mentor is paying off.

Here are five ways you can keep your clients on track to make the progress they desire.

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Get your numbers together

Ideally business is about a combination of things; passion, lifestyle and being your own boss. But when it comes down to it, the figures are a huge component of why people run a business. They’re the difference between major success and just making a living. If this all important area is lagging or has you less than inspired, here’s how a coach can help.

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Five ways to help a business coach help you

If you’re considering engaging a business coach then odds are you’re looking for real change and real progress in your business. But just allowing someone else in to take a big picture perspective of your enterprise isn’t the end of the process.
To enable long-lasting change and the rewards that follow there are a host of things a business owner can do to assist their mentor. Here are five ways you can help a business coach help you.

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