Archive Monthly Archives: July 2016

Mentoring and Coaching: What is the Difference?

Understanding Five Differences between Mentoring and CoachingPeople often speak of Mentoring and Coaching as being the same. To add to this confusion, a person may become a life coach because of a desire to “mentor” others. However, Mentoring and Coaching are quite different and to confuse these terms can produce negative results. For clients to […]

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COACHING TECHNIQUES 101 – CREATING ACTION

​Four Basic Core Coaching Techniques all Professional Coaches Use.The major difference between “lay coaches” or “hobby coaches” and “professional coaches” is the professional coach has taken time to learn a structure and develop a library of coaching techniques.   This structure will often involve dozens of different coaching techniques that they use strategically to depending on […]

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Sales Coach – Not An Option But A Necessity

The Professional Sales Coach – An overview These days, companies both large and small are in high competition with one another. What differentiates them is the ability to both generate new sales and service their existing customer base. However, as competition increases, sales teams are struggling with many of the basics, such as lost leads, […]

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What is Coaching? A Frequently Googled Question

Four Points to understand what is coaching.First, let’s consider an overview of what is coaching.Coaching is a confidential, energetic relationship, of exploring a client’s personal, professional goals and values to an agreed upon outcome. CC 2016 (Joe Houghton) While most people have an idea of what coaching is, the art of professional coaching is a […]

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