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Setting up your coaching business requires an immense amount of focused energy. If you are in the process of creating a coaching business or ministry, you know exactly what I mean. You can get focused on choosing a logo or creating your intake forms or developing your...

Christian Coaches: Do I Have to be Certified?

Recently, I read an article reporting shady life coaching business practices, and bringing into question the lack of regulation in the coaching industry. Posted by NBC News, the article acknowledges that “while illicit activity can happen in any industry, life...

A Challenge to Wait

As you know, it’s Advent. I was raised in a Christian church tradition that didn’t focus on the liturgical calendar, so Advent wasn’t emphasized. We didn’t light Sunday candles or have an Advent wreath in our home. The meaning behind the...

JUST STARTING UP? DON’T GET STUCK

In the years I’ve watched and coached new Christian coaches as they establish their business or ministries, I’ve seen several common ways they get stuck. The starting place is professional coach training from an excellent program. During that training you will be...

What I Did on My Summer Vacation

Christian coaches. Because it’s your business…because your ministry matters…you need to have a plan for when computer drama happens. Well, coaches. Don’t do what I did. I had a week of staycation scheduled. Sat down to help my son with his college...

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SERIES RECAP

In February, I attended the ICF 2015 Business Development Series. This excellent online event included 12 sessions with leading experts on hot topics in business development such as branding, identifying a niche, social media, writing a book, passive income streams...