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Welcome to Professional Christian Coaching Today with Chris McCluskey and Kim Avery, a weekly podcast dedicated to informing, inspiring, and equipping Christians in the art and science of professional-grade Christian coaching. Along with cutting-edge content, you'll hear great interviews with guests such as Dan Miller, Michael Hyatt, Dr. Gary Collins, Kary Oberbrunner, Dr. Marilee Adams, Dr. Richard Swenson, C.J. Hayden and more. Our goal is to raise the standard in coaching and change the world.
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Dec 26, 2017

If you’ve wondered how to successfully coach a complete stranger, you’ll want to listen to today’s Master-Full Coaching session with Michael Pfau. In this live coaching session, you’ll hear how the core competencies equip you to make the most of every coaching conversation.

 

Learn how to:

  • Establish the client’s focus and takeaway within 3 minutes so you can maximize the session time you spend with each client

 

  • Evoke discovery and insight by utilizing the competencies of coaching presence, active listening, powerful questioning, direct communication, designing actions, and managing accountability

 

  • Enable the use of metaphors to leverage the client’s language so you can draw out what resonates with the client and provide valuable impact as a coach

 

About Michael Pfau:

 

My Mission

 

My mission is to coach individuals for intentional, authentic living. This mission is accomplished through workshops, speaking, writing and coaching.

 

My Experience and Education

For over twenty years I have trained leaders and have helped people grow. My experience includes working with a large financial corporation, a top five international law firm and as the Assistant Pastor of a church. I am a graduate of the Institute for Life Coach Training and a faculty member of the Professional Christian Coaching Institute. I also have earned a Master’s degree in Education, the Professional Certified Coach (ICF) designation and Professional Certified Christian Coach designation. My experience also includes over 120 hours of coach specific training and over 800 hours of coaching clients.

 

Because of my diverse background, I am able to help clients effectively address all aspects of life.

 

You can learn more about Michael at http://crosswayslifecoaching.com and reach him at Mike@Crosswayslifecoaching.com.

 

Show Notes

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Dec 19, 2017

If you’ve ever wondered how to create a coaching culture inside of an organization, tune in! Dr. Ann Tsen, with Christian Medical and Dental Association, is here to highlight the processes, challenges, and benefits of bringing coaching and a coach-approach to large ministries and organizations.

 

Learn:

 

  • Practical ways to explain coaching to non-coaches
  • How to navigate the hurdles starting up an internal organizational coaching program
  • The growing impact coaching is having in the medical profession in the United States and around the world

 

About Dr. Ann Tsen

 

Dr. Ann Tsen is a board certified internist, a Physician Life and Leadership Coach, a licensed coaching trainer and a founding member of the Christian Medical and Dental Association (CMDA) Life and Leadership coaching program. She also an Associate Certified Coach and licensed coaching trainer with the International Coach Federation (ICF). She serves on the advisory council for CMDA’s Women Physicians in Christ ministry and has acted as a campus advisor, meeting host and student mentor for the local medical student chapter of CMDA, along with her physician husband, for many years. She is also experienced in domestic and international medical missions. She currently practices part time at a faith based charity clinic where she uses coaching to help patients improve their health outcomes. Dr. Tsen and her husband have two young adult children. She is passionate about helping healthcare professionals align with God, optimize well-being and maximize influence through the ministry of coaching and coach training.

 

To receive Ann’s free e-book with 25 favorite questions to ask unsuspecting souls, visit:

www.cmda.org/coachingbook

 

For more information and to connect, email Ann at anntsencoaching@gmail.com

or visit www.cmda.org/coaching.

 

 

 

Show Notes

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Dec 12, 2017

Stop being productive and do what matters so you can experience extraordinary living! It’s that time of year when we start to think about new goals, new processes, and new plans so that in the year to come we can ramp up our productivity and get radically different results.

 

Prepare for 2018 as you:

  • Explore your fresh start and uncover your untold story that’s waiting to be lived out
  • Understand the importance of parsing projects out into goals so you can set yourself up for success in the new year
  • Strategize ways to overcome the fears that usually hold you back so you can press through any barriers that may interfere with your plan
  • Dive deeper into SMART goals and how they can work for you

  

About Teresa McCloy:

REALIFE ProcessTM Speaker and Coach Teresa McCloy partners with her clients to move their REALSELF, REALWORK and REALIFE from Ordinary to Extraordinary. A recovering workaholic who was addicted to all the latest apps, software, and bestselling books on productivity, is now passionate about helping business leaders and entrepreneurs to assess their habits and learn to develop their own REALIFE ProcessTM to stop being productive and do what matters.

 

Teresa is the creator of “The Xtra-ordinary 90”, a 90 day productivity planning system. This new operating system will connect to your deeper Dreams and Desires, plan your 90 Day Projects, set your Action Steps and Time Plan and Rest, Renew and Review. It’s a whole new operating system for an extraordinary life based on the passage of scripture found in Romans 12:1 & 2.

 

 FREE Worksheet to complete the Have, Do, Be Exercise here: http://teresamccloy.com/today.

 

Show Notes

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Dec 5, 2017

If you’ve ever dreamed of becoming a Master Coach, we have a special guest today who will inspire you to keep reaching your goal. Listen in as a Master Certified Coach, Cheryl Scanlan dives deep into the calling and encourages you forward as she shares her journey.

 

Lean into:

  • The toughest challenges of becoming a Master Coach so you can navigate the path with knowledge and wisdom
  • The call to move from being good enough to be the best you can be so you can serve others well
  • The confidence and coaching competencies required to reach master level so you can obtain the courage to move forward

 

 

About Cheryl Scanlan:


Cheryl has been practicing her passion for coaching for the past 15 years. She is an MCC, BCC, and CMCC certified coach. Cheryl is one of only a handful of coaches in the country who possesses these coaching designations.

As a natural teacher, Cheryl developed an ICF-approved coach training program that has deeply impacted its students. She is Dean of Faculty with the Professional Christian Coaching Institute (PCCI) and desires to help coaches gain confidence, improve their coaching competencies and obtain the courage to grow their coaching business.

Cheryl has personally trained almost 1,000 coaches. Her combined business acumen and passion for the coaching industry have facilitated the development of confident ambassadors for Christ in both the corporate and ministry environments.

Get great resources and learn more about mentor coaching at: https://mentorcoachinsights.com/.

 

Show Notes

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Nov 28, 2017

Do you feel stuck in the same routine without getting the results you want? Would you like next year to markedly different than this one? In this episode, we walk you through the powerful exercise of performing a periodic life review. Step away from the busyness. Pause. Ponder. Pray. And be intentional about living from this day forward.

 

Tune in to learn:

  • Sixteen areas of your life to systematically review
  • Personal resources that will facilitate the process
  • Questions to ask yourself and the Lord to keep you rooted and grounded in Him

 

Live your best life ever. Download the FREE Align Your Life Inventory: A Quick Check-Up With God here: http://professionalchristiancoachingtoday.com/inventory.

 

Show Notes

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Nov 21, 2017

Do you have questions about certification as a coach? You’re not alone. Understanding and obtaining certification can feel like a long road and we know the importance of not walking it alone. So, join us as we take away the ambiguity and help you get well on your way to the goal!

Discover:

  • The differences between certification and credentialing processes and requirements so you’re clear about how you want to move forward
  • More about the largest and most recognized organization representing the field of professional coaching and what to look for in a training organization
  • How long it takes to go through the certification/credentialing process and how to get a plan in place so you can become competent and confident as a coach.

Let’s get started!

Click here to view “The Path to Professional Coaching.”

Click here to contact an Academic Advisor at PCCI.

 

About Jessica Fall:

Jessica brings 20 years of professional experience in process creation/improvement, project management, and training. A true “activator” & “connector” at heart, she is fueled by helping people and processes work well together. She currently serves as the Dean of Admissions for PCCI and oversees the Academic Advisory team.

Alongside her professional pursuits, ministry leadership has always played a strong role in Jessica’s life. From the early days of youth ministry to more recent roles as Director of Women’s Ministry and MOPS Ministry, she holds a deep passion for helping others grow in their spiritual life.

After a break from the business world to begin a family, the Lord prompted her to begin coach training with PCCI. Now a Certified Professional Life & Leadership Coach, she is privileged to partner with female Christian leaders who desire to live a life they love.

Jessica and her husband James are southern-California transplants, now living in the Knoxville, TN area. There they are raising two elementary-aged sons and living the minivan dream. Jessica enjoys coffee, life-giving friendships, and little adventures with her family.

You can learn more about her here: www.JessicaFall.com

 

Show Notes

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Nov 14, 2017

If you want to get more out of your work and your life, we want to share a 5-step approach that will help you grow your business by doing less. Get ready to revolutionize your busy life and be equipped to coach your equally busy and over-committed clients.

 

In this episode, we’re going to walk through:

  • Discovering the gap between where you are and where you thought you would be so you can get back in touch with your vision and take your next steps forward
  • Uncovering the cause of what’s really going on beneath the surface of your over-busy life and get unstuck today
  • Recognizing underlying fears and replacing them with truth so you can walk in faith and let go of old practices
  • Embracing and enjoying the new feeling of freedom God intends for you to enjoy!

 

Show Notes

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Nov 7, 2017

When you and your client set a clear coaching agreement, you’re halfway to a successful call! The Coaching Agreement or agenda is the compass that keeps your session on track, and lets you know when you’ve arrived at your destination. Join us as Sakeena Gordon-Jones helps unpack this critical competency.

 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • How setting an agenda helps the client see their own value and potential
  • How to shift the call when the client discovers something outside the agenda
  • How an agenda helps the client manage their expectations for the call

 

 About Sackeena Gordon-Jones

Sackeena Gordon-Jones is an executive and leadership coach, speaker, trainer and organization development consultant residing in Raleigh, NC. She works with leaders who want to realize their professional and personal potential, and achieve both success and happiness. She holds the credential of Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with the International Coach Federation (ICF). Sackeena especially enjoys working with women and leaders who are intentional about bringing their whole life into harmony, while achieving meaningful professional and personal goals. She specializes in transformational coaching and strategic planning. She has coached leaders in the government and the private sectors, throughout five continents.

 

A leader in the coaching field, Sackeena has served as two-time president of the ICF Raleigh Chapter, leading the chapter to winning the Internationally recognized ‘Breaking Barriers’ award. She is the current Chair of the NC Community Coaching Outreach, leading the chapter to winning the inaugural international ‘Gift of Coaching’ award. Sackeena is also a professional coach trainer, and serves as the director of the Business Coaching Certificate Program at NC State University.

 

In addition to her coaching experience and credentials, Sackeena has over 20 years of relevant executive level business, leadership and board experience in private, public and non-profit sectors. She has worked with organizations and teams to deliver leadership and talent development focused on creating a sustainable culture of engagement, through leadership agility, emotional intelligence, coaching and communication skills. She has completed advanced studies in leadership, strategy, change management, human development and behavior, theology, neuroscience of coaching, organization development, and Philosophy.

 

An avid student of Theology, Sackeena completed postgraduate studies in theology through Manhattan Bible College and Tabernacle Bible Institute, before serving alongside her husband, former Pastor of Bethel Christian Life Center and Director of Redeeming the Time Youth Ministries. Sackeena believes we should live on purpose and live fully. She also hosted a radio program “The Abundant Life”, based on John 10:10 “I am come that you might have life to the full”.

 

When not working, Sackeena enjoys the beach, reading and time with her family. Her favorite quote currently is “Moments Matter”.

 

 You can learn more about Sackeena here: https://www.transformationedge.com/.

Show Notes

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Oct 31, 2017

Getting started as a coach is an exciting journey, yet it also opens up a host of questions. We want to share some of the lessons we’ve learned through the years and give you what you need to move forward in your coaching business by answering your top questions.

 

From our mailbag today, you’ll hear the answers to:

  • Questions on getting started... especially as it pertains to setting your fees and receiving the compensation you deserve
  • How to market to a specific niche and maximize your time and energy
  • The differences between active and passive marketing; plus the action steps you can take today to amp up your efforts to reach out

 

You can share your top questions with us at any time by joining our Facebook Group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/professionalchristiancoaching/. We hope to see you there.

 

Resources Mentioned:

Contactually: https://www.contactually.com

Dusabo: http://www.dubsado.com/

 

Show Notes

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Oct 24, 2017

Owning your own business doesn’t come with days off and paid sick leave when bad things happen. But rest assured, while we can’t anticipate the timing or the source of our trials, these things will happen. Today, we want to help you become proactive by sharing:

 

  • How to prepare your communication systems for the unexpected events that could derail your business and hinder day-to-day operations
  • What’s important to implement for information back-ups so when life returns to normal your business doesn’t have to skip a beat
  • 3 basic questions you need to ask yourself to prepare for emergencies and ensure your ideal future

 

Show Notes

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Oct 17, 2017

As coaches, we know that living a life based on one’s deepest values brings clarity, confidence, fulfillment and more. This is what we want both for ourselves and our clients. Personal values also represent the core, the essence of who we are. These values have incredible nuances that really show the uniqueness of each individual and serve as important guideposts as we and our clients make choices to live lives of great purpose and meaning

 

Today we are going to talk about:

  • What values are and what they are not so you can live abundantly from the inside out
  • Why values are important so you can make effective decisions, get clarity in relationships, choose the best fit career environment, and much more!
  • Ways to help others identify their values and the tools you need to get started
  • How to live a values-based life, starting today!

 

Show Notes

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Oct 10, 2017

Let’s face it: as soon as a client walks away from a coaching session, he/she is off to the next thing. What can be done to keep intentions top of mind? Join Chris, Kim, and our guest, Michael Pfau as they take a deep dive into ICF Competency #9—Designing Actions. You’ll learn how to create opportunities for ongoing learning and lasting results by:

~ Brainstorming and assisting the client with defining actions that will enable him/her to demonstrate, practice and deepen new learning

~ Focusing on and systematically exploring specific concerns and opportunities that are central to agreed-upon coaching goals

~ Promoting active experimentation and self-discovery, where the client applies what has been discussed and learned during sessions immediately afterward in his/her work or life setting

~ Celebrating client successes and capabilities for future growth!

 

About Michael Pfau:

My Mission
My mission is to coach individuals for intentional, authentic living. This mission is accomplished through workshops, speaking, writing and coaching.

My Experience and Education
For over twenty years I have trained leaders and have helped people grow. My experience includes working with a large financial corporation, a top five international law firm and as the Assistant Pastor of a church. I am a graduate of the Institute for Life Coach Training and a faculty member of the Professional Christian Coaching Institute. I also have earned a Master’s degree in Education, the Professional Certified Coach (ICF) designation and Professional Certified Christian Coach designation. My experience also includes over 120 hours of coach specific training and over 800 hours of coaching clients.

Because of my diverse background, I am able to help clients effectively address all aspects of life.

You can learn more about Michael at http://crosswayslifecoaching.com and reach him at Mike@Crosswayslifecoaching.com.

 

Show Notes

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Oct 3, 2017

Do you or your clients struggle to live balanced lives in the face of rapid change? You are not alone. Today, Dr. Ann Tsen will share how she coaches doctors, and professionals from a variety of fields, to find purpose, joy, and balance in this ever-changing world.

 

Tune in to hear:

  • Real, behind-the-scenes challenges that professionals face so you can better serve them through coaching 
  • How coaching can positively affect work/life balance by bringing vision and clarity in the midst of everyday stressors
  • Surprising insights into physicians’ lives to help you discern if coaching medical professionals is a niche you want to explore

 

About Dr. Ann Tsen:

Dr. Ann Tsen is a board certified internist, a Physician Life and Leadership Coach, a licensed coaching trainer and a founding member of the Christian Medical and Dental Association (CMDA) Life and Leadership coaching program. She also an Associate Certified Coach and licensed coaching trainer with the International Coach Federation (ICF). She serves on the advisory council for CMDA’s Women Physicians in Christ ministry and has acted as a campus advisor, meeting host and student mentor for the local medical student chapter of CMDA, along with her physician husband, for many years. She is also experienced in domestic and international medical missions. She currently practices part time at a faith based charity clinic where she uses coaching to help patients improve their health outcomes. Dr. Tsen and her husband have two young adult children. She is passionate about helping healthcare professionals align with God, optimize well-being and maximize influence through the ministry of coaching and coach training.

 

Connect with Dr. Tsen: anntsencoaching@gmail.com or www.anntsencoaching.squarespace.com.

 

Show Notes

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Sep 26, 2017

If you’re a coach, leader, speaker, writer, or legacy-leaver, we have an inspiring and intensely practical episode for you today. Tune in to discover a new tool that can be used in a variety of settings, as you pull forward the best of the past and use a coach approach to empower others in sharing their stories.

 

Learn more about:

  • 3 ways to use the discovery tool so you can serve others in a variety of ways
  • 3 ways to implement coaching techniques and competencies throughout the discovery process
  • The value of self-awareness, the over-view perspective, story, and using a tool or method to highlight a Life Story Timeline to celebrate for a long time!

 

About Anne:

Anne Denmark is a Professional Certified Coach with the International Coach Federation. After 12 years of coaching, Anne remains passionate to partner with ministry leaders as they discover their best for God’s glory.

 

Anne serves on the faculty for the Professional Christian Coaching Institute as a co-assessor for oral assessments and required mentor hours.  

 

She has also been a break out presenter and facilitator at the Speak Up Conference for over 30 years. She frequently coaches speakers in both their preparation and presentation skills.

 

Others describe her as gracious and wise with a dramatic and creative flair. She is a farm girl at heart from rural Ontario, Canada, a storyteller and a sweet tooth. She is a high drive first born and remains loyal for life. She says if you are looking for her in heaven you will find her in the garden.

 

Anne and her husband Don live in Franklin, TN, and actively invest in the lives of their three grown children and the lively “grands.”

 

Connect with Anne at http://lifediscoverycoaching.com/.

 

 

Show Notes

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Sep 19, 2017

Intentional living is important, powerful, and inspiring, yet it is also costly. In this exciting interview by John Lee Dumas, Chris McCluskey shares the behind-the-scenes view of what living intentionally has meant for him and his family. From leaving his practice as a psychotherapist to moving to a single wide trailer on a dirt road in Missouri, to becoming the Father of Christian Coaching, you’ll learn:

 

  • Chris’ worst entrepreneurial moment and what he learned from it.
  • The big idea that currently fires him up.
  • The best advice he has ever received and how it will help your life as well.
  • The personal habit that contributes to his success.

 

Show Notes

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Sep 12, 2017

Brent O’Bannon, the world’s first Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach, shares his experience and expertise about strengths-based development and how this coaching strategy can help maximize your professional potential.

 

Turn weaknesses into strengths as you focus on:

  • Switching from diagnostic, closed-ended questions to exploratory, curious questions that bring out the best in your clients.
  • Empowering your clients to get clear on how to set goals and manage progress while you manage the process of coaching
  • Navigating the ins and outs of setting up a successful, manageable, enjoyable business model.
  • Building your coaching business as you remember your calling and step forth in your purpose.

 

About Brent O'Bannon:

Brent O’Bannon is a PCC and the first GALLUP-Certified Strengths Coach in the world. 

He coaches and leads entrepreneurial leaders, sales teams, coaches and multi-million dollar companies to maximize, mobilize, and monetize their human capital strengths. 

 

Brent teaches the PCCI Strengths Based Coaching course and is a recent Amazon #1 best-selling author of Selling Strengths: A Little Book for Executive and Life Coaches About Using Your Strengths to Get Paying Clients. 

Join his vision to champion strengths for global excellence at www.brentobannon.com

 

Take Brent's free Breakthrough With Strengths online course here:

https://brentobannon.com/breakthrough-with-strengths/

 

Register for the drawing to receive a free copy of Brent's book: Selling Strengths: A Little Book for Executive and Life Coaches About Using Your Strengths to Get Paying Clients here:

 

Show Notes

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Sep 5, 2017

You are a culture-shaper. As a Christian coach, you are uniquely equipped to draw out of others “the Good, the True, and the Beautiful” that God has placed in them. Join Chris McCluskey as he shares a behind-the-scenes look from his speaking engagement with coaches Greg Leith and Helen Mitchell at the C.S. Lewis Foundation and learn practical ways to influence culture in the 21st century.

 

Discover how to…

> Find and fulfill the central purpose of your life so you can influence generations to come

> Use direct communication to irrigate the spiritual deserts in our everyday world

> Align your life with your day-to-day activities to intentionally live out your calling in the world

 

Join the conversation about shaping culture in our private Facebook group at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/professionalchristiancoaching/.

 

Show Notes

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Aug 29, 2017

As a Christian coach, who you are and the work you do both changes lives and shapes cultures. In honor of our 100th episode of the Professional Christian Coaching Today podcast, Chris McCluskey, the father of Christian Coaching, issues an inspiring upward call in this important worldwide movement.

In this episode, you will:

  • Discover how you’re uniquely gifted to inspire, encourage, and motivate the next generation
  • Assess your calling so you can activate the resources needed to live out your life vision
  • Sharpen your mindset as you prepare for cultural impact

 

Get the Video Series: Christian Coaching: Answering the Call to a Worldwide Movement

  • Who Are We
  • What Do We Do
  • Why Does It Matter?
  • What Legacy Are We Called to Leave?
  • And additional photos and scenes from the 2016 PCCI Family Retreat

 

Find it here: www.ProfessionalChristianCoaching.com/movement

 

 

Aug 22, 2017

Challenged by marketing? Most coaches are, but we’ve got bite-sized solutions that can be applied to your business as well as to the work you do with your clients. Join us as we take the power of habit formation and funnel it into a system you can begin using today!

 

Tune in for more on:

  • Overcoming the 5 key obstacles to change, so you can jump over the hurdles of marketing and accomplish your business goals
  • What to do when motivation fades in order to persevere through change and break through analysis paralysis
  • Importance of celebrating small successes and focusing on the consistency of your work instead of constant setbacks
  • An opportunity to jumpstart your own marketing habits with an interactive game and get started on your plan to build a sustainable, profitable business!

 

Show Notes

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Aug 15, 2017

Today, we continue discussions with Jeff Goins on the importance of embracing your passions and gifts, and how to share them with the world. If you haven’t already, listen to part one and embrace your identity. Then, continue with part two and begin to let your activities flow from your identity.

 

Market your artistic work as you embrace the:

  • Importance of being connected with people and places in support of what you do so you can stay in community and collaborate with like-minded folks
  • Importance of being an apprentice under a master and embracing healthy competitiveness to grow your income 
  • Importance of being stubborn—developing and harnessing the grit it takes to accept obstacles as opportunities to persevere

 

About Jeff Goins

Jeff Goins is a full-time writer who lives just outside of Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife and kids. He has authored four other books: The Art of Work, The In-Between, Wrecked, and You Are a Writer. His website, Goinswriter.com, has been visited by more than four million people from all over the world. He humbly considers himself the world’s foremost expert on guacamole.

 

Find “Real Artists Don’t Starve” and the bonuses here:

https://dontstarve.com

 

Show Notes

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Aug 8, 2017

 

Many coaches wonder if they can really make a living doing what they are passionate about. Today, we’ll discuss the importance of embracing your passions and gifts and taking the necessary risks to bring them to the world.

 

Unlock your potential as you discover:

  • The difference between your vocation and occupation so you can listen to the song of your own heart and have the courage to sing it
  • How to choose your role and own your identity so you don’t have to fake it till you make it, but you can believe it until you become it
  • How to develop a healthy, productive, wildly successful mindset so the stories you want to believe will come true
  • How to overcome the fear of not being unique and original so you can understand how to be innovative in today’s world

 

About Jeff Goins

Jeff Goins is a full-time writer who lives just outside of Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife and kids. He has authored four other books: The Art of Work, The In-Between, Wrecked, and You Are a Writer. His website, Goinswriter.com, has been visited by more than four million people from all over the world. He humbly considers himself the world’s foremost expert on guacamole.

Find “Real Artists Don’t Starve” and the bonuses here:

https://dontstarve.com

 

Show Notes

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Aug 1, 2017

To coach or not to coach: that is the question many coaches ask when their clients take a turn for the worse. In today’s episode, we have valuable information for all coaches on:

 

  • Identifying when a coaching client needs counseling
  • How to handle the referral conversation
  • Getting a release form from the client that allows you to touch base with the counselor
  • Navigating the transition out of coaching and into counseling

 

Show Notes

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Jul 25, 2017

Are you tired of setting goals but not reaching them? Perhaps the goals were too lofty, life’s busyness got in the way, or you hit a roadblock you didn’t know how to overcome. Whatever the difficulty, coaching can help! In today’s episode, we’ll walk you through the information you need to know to help you and your clients set meaningful goals.

 

You’ll learn… 

  • Benefits of goal-setting that will help you increase motivation and productivity by as much as 25%
  • Why aligning goals with vision, purpose, and mission is important not only to setting goals but ensuring you can reach them
  • The difference between outcome and process goals and why setting both is key to achievement
  • How to set SMART-ER goals for greater momentum

 

Show Notes

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Jul 18, 2017

Imagine being with someone who is fully present… Giving you their full attention… With you and for you as you share. That’s the heart of ICF Competency #4, Coaching Presence, and in today’s episode, Vicki Corrington, PCC will help us grow deeper into this important skill.

 

Tune in as we:

  • Unpack the International Coach Federation’s (ICF) definition of coaching presence and teach practical applications for your practice
  • Show you how to make the shift from providing insight and direction to encouraging risk-taking and perspective-shifting transformation
  • Stress the importance of being fully present and engaged, yet invisible, so you don’t get in the way of your clients’ progress

                                                              

About Vicki Corrington, M.Ed, PCC, CPCC, BCC

Vicki Corrington is a Professional Certified Coach, Board Certified Coach, and a Certified Professional Christian Coach. She is a Coach trainer, teaching Essentials of Coaching, Coaching Skills Development Practicum, and Coaching Skills Mastery Practicum on faculty with the Professional Christian Coaching Institute (PCCI), having worked closely with Chris McCluskey since 2003. Vicki has a heart for missions and serves Youth With a Mission YWAM Leaders on the Core team for the Master’s in Christian Formation and Discipleship. Vicki is a former advisory board member and current member/presenter for the Christian Coaches Network (CCNI) and a member of International Coach Federation (ICF).

 

Waking up one day feeling as though “there were nothing left of her”, life coaching, combined with praying the word, was the process God used to transform Vicki’s life and to restore her excitement about making a difference helping others live more fully themselves, fully alive. She currently does this through one-on- one or group coaching, training and retreats… all bathed in prayer. She is a Certified Myers-Briggs Practitioner offering temperament assessment coaching services to clients and partnering with other coaches to offer temperament assessments to theirs. This tool fits well with her purpose to live in a way that her actions line up with who she is and what’s important to her…and to help facilitate that process for others.

 

You can learn more about Vicki’s Life Coaching, Mentor Coaching, and Retreat Coaching (as well as access her Readiness Checklist to determine readiness for coaching) at www.coachvicki.com. Vicki has been married to Dr. Ben Corrington since 1986 and currently lives in Camden, Maine. Together, they have been happy to serve people through professional chiropractic and coaching services as well as bringing leadership input to several churches throughout the years. Their son, daughter-in- law, and the two most adorable grandchildren ever live in Victoria, British Columbia. Too far away!

 

Show Notes

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Jul 11, 2017

Gift-ology is the unique, generous approach to initiating and strengthening relationships. In today’s interview with John Ruhlin, author of Gift-ology, you’ll learn how to use gift giving to bless others while growing your coaching business.

 

Best of all, in the spirit of gifting, we are giving away 10 copies of a special Leather-Bound Edition of Gift-ology. Click here for your opportunity to win!

 

In the meantime, tune in this episode to learn how to:

  • Boost referrals, retention rates, and ROIs so you can become an influencer who reaps the rewards of fruitful relationships
  • Skip the standard big-budget marketing efforts and focus on highly personalized efforts that won’t break your budget
  • Maximize follow-ups by giving the best kinds of gifts and the best ways to give them!

 

About John Ruhlin:

John Ruhlin is the founder of the Ruhlin Group. John's company is trusted by the leaders of fast- growing companies to develop relationship building strategies and VIP gifting programs to increase referrals and strengthen retention with their most important clients, employees, and prospects.

Their clients include the Chicago Cubs, San Antonio Spurs, DR Horton, Morgan Stanley, St Louis Blues, and hundreds of other industry leaders and high end service firms.

He lives just outside of St Louis with his wife Lindsay and three daughters. His second best selling book, "GIFTOLOGY: The Art & Science of Using Gifts to Cut Through the Noise, Drive Referrals and Strengthen Retention,” has been featured in Forbes and Inc.

 

Click here for your opportunity to win a special Leather-Bound Edition of Gift-ology!

 

Show Notes

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