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Professional Christian Coaching Today

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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Now displaying: September, 2018
Sep 25, 2018

Asking powerful questions helps your client maximize discovery, gain clarity, create new possibilities, and shift paradigms.

In this episode, Dr. Andrew Gorter unpacks this key ICF competency with helpful definitions, great examples, and Biblical principles.

You’ll learn:

  • The types of questions coaches ask and how they differ from those of counselors and consultants
  • The role humility plays in the coaching relationship
  • Scriptural principles that undergird powerful questions
  • Practical ways to improve your questioning skills today

 

About Andrew Gorter

Andrew Gorter, D.Min., ACC is the owner of Plus One Coaching, LLC and has more than 25 years experience working with people to help them clarify what’s next for themselves and to take action to fulfill their calling and achieve their goals.

He is a trained and licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist and has practiced family therapy through a non-profit counseling practice he established in 2002. He is an expert in healthy interpersonal communication, and since establishing Plus One Coaching, LLC he has brought together his passion for coaching and his expertise in family therapy to establish a niche coaching family business leaders.

Throughout his career, Andrew has endeavored to lead and serve people and organizations as they face the necessary challenges to move forward and to do that in healthy creative ways. From his early career in pastoral ministry to his development of a non-profit counseling ministry and, most recently, Plus One Coaching, Andrew has gained a wealth of experience joining with people to solve problems.

Andrew and his wife, Karen, live in Holland, MI, near the beaches of Lake Michigan. They have two married daughters and three grandsons. He enjoys hiking, watercolor painting, reading, and woodworking. He and Karen love just hanging out, especially in beach chairs with their toes in the sand. You can explore further at his website, www.plusonecoaching.com

You can pick up informative assessment, Strategies to Manage Your Energy here: Strategies to Manage Your Energy

 

 

 

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Sep 18, 2018

Do you wonder how you could make the switch from your current work to something more fulfilling? Does the thought of marketing overwhelm you? Do you wonder where Jesus is as you seek to live our your calling? If so, you’ll want to tune into part two of Kim Avery’s story.

Discover:

  • The importance of coupling information with truth.
  • The primary key to the game of life.
  • The struggles and rewards of being a business owner.
  • The satisfaction of letting God lead you out of your comfort zone.

 

About Kim Avery

Kim Avery MA, PCC, is Founder and President of Kim Avery Coaching, a coaching and mentoring firm that helps Christian coaches market successfully and coach masterfully.

She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Professional Certified Coach, Board Certified Coach and trains coaches at the Professional Christian Coaching Institute and is the co-host of the popular podcast Professional Christian Coaching Today.

Kim’s mission is to help Christian coaches succeed so they can equip others to live Christ-saturated, joy-filled and purpose-driven lives. You can learn more about her endeavors at www.KimAveryCoaching.com.

Kim is happily married to her husband Ron, and they have two beautiful children, Bethany and Jonathan, two granddaughters, and a poodle named Bob. The Averys enjoy running, biking, hiking, and ministering to the community in which they live.

You can get her free report, What I Wish I’d Known About Marketing a Coaching Business at www.kimaverycoaching.com/business

 

Show Notes

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Sep 11, 2018

Who did God create you to be? How does He want the world to be different because you are here? What is His vision for your life? These are big questions for you and for your clients. And in today’s episode, we’ll answer the most common questions around creating a vision statement.

  • What is a vision statement and how do I craft one?
  • When is the best time to craft a vision statement?
  • Why is it so important to do this work?

 

Show Notes

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Sep 4, 2018

As your coaching business grows, so does your to-do list. In today’s episode of Opening the Mailbox, Chris McCluskey answers this question: As I get more clients, how do I make sure I’m doing everything that needs to be done for each one?

 

In this episode, you'll learn to manage it all, including:

  • Mindset – how to prepare spiritually and practically for each client
  • Calendaring – how to structure your work day and week
  • Opening a session
  • Using a prep form
  • Taking notes
  • What do to after the session
  • How to take care of billing

 

Show Notes

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