When you are a helping professional of any kind- doctor, lawyer, accountant, therapist, coach, etc. it is common that when people you meet discover your profession that they will share with you their biggest problem related to your profession and ask your advice. Friends and family will too! You want to be helpful but you don't want to give away your services. You want to support them but giving … [Read more...] about Would You Like My Help With That? An Easy Client-Getting Strategy for Everyday Life
After more than two decades of providing relationship coach training and certification we've put together and share a LOT of information about coaching, however, FINDING what you're looking for can be challenging when there's so much to cover. We have a lot of publicly available articles, blog posts, videos, tutorials, etc. and you can always use the search box to find something, but I thought … [Read more...] about Everything You Need to Know about Professional Coaching
This is one of the secrets to a highly successful coaching business. If you've been around RCI for awhile, you've likely heard this from us before. We highly recommend that you don't try to sell your services by the session. If you do, your client will assume they are paying for your time instead of focusing on the benefits and results you provide. They are much more willing to pay out of pocket … [Read more...] about Sell Programs, Not Sessions!
When times are challenging is when your clients and potential clients need you the most and is the BEST time to market your coaching practice and be of service to your target audience. We know it's hard when you are feeling anxious yourself, but to make the difference in the world you want to make you need to be calm and inspire confidence in others. To help you do so, here's the recording of a … [Read more...] about How to Get Clients in Challenging Times
I've heard from many RCI members panicked about the impact of the current Coronavirus Pandemic on their coaching practice. While it might be disruptive and scary, the good news about social distancing, self-quarantining, working from home, having time off from work, is that we all had more time on our hands and spent more of it ONLINE. In crisis is opportunity, remember that saying? So what's the … [Read more...] about Top Ten Ways to Expand Your Coaching Practice After the Pandemic
This is a common question of our trainees. Training to become a successful relationship coach requires practicing your skills with real clients, but how? Should you charge these early clients? How long should you take on free or discounted practice clients? Here's how we suggest making the transition from getting free practice clients to charging your full fee during and after your … [Read more...] about When should I start charging for my services when I’m in relationship coach training?