Woohoo! Photos from the Bali Retreat! I know I LOVE to see photos of people’s trips and adventures, don’t you? There’s nothing like a photo to give you a taste of being there (without actually being there). This was such a special group. I knew it before we began. There was something POWERFUL about this group of women. I remember sharing with my assistant (coming to Bali with me for her 3rd time–the first time was as a paying participant) that I had left the “scarcity niche” around money work and had moved into a “legacy niche” where we focus on the CHANGE … Continue reading
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Ditch the niche. Do this instead. Learn the 7 things to Provoke and Evoke Greatness and Change. As one of the original pioneers in the world of coaching… Michael Stratford has over 20 years of experience coaching rock stars, Fortune 100 execs and their teams… clients in the worlds of Finance/ banking, IT, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, Social media, the online gaming world and even other consulting/ coaching providers. On today’s interview, Michael dives deep into the art of “Provocative Inquiry” for Leadership Development. You are not broken. Based on the fundamental premise that you are not broken, and that you … Continue reading
Your net worth is not a measure of your worthiness. Invest in yourself at the level that you can…that prevents you from being a helpless victim, and me appearing to be the magical saviour. Continue reading
This question came up on a coaches forum I like to contribute to, and I know this’ll apply to a lot of my readers…
“How do I cope with no-show clients? A new client hasn’t shown up for two of the four sessions we contracted. Each time she follows up with really apologetic emails, begging me not to give up on her…,” the life coach asked.
Here’s my response: Continue reading
The source of your life coaching client’s resistance is your failure to establish rapport. You are pushing too fast or not fully respecting and validating your client’s experience. YOU are resisting THEM.
One of the core precepts of neuro linguistic programming–one of the more interventionist forms of life coaching–is that resistance is a signal that the coach has lost rapport with the client. Continue reading
Would you like to create fast change? Here’s how: make space for what you want! Every time you settle, you are telling the universe that “this is good enough,” and you are telling yourself, “I don’t deserve better.” If that’s your message, of course you’ll keep getting more of the same! When you’re life is full of settling for less, you aren’t leaving room for what you really want. Continue reading