Category Archives: Coaching Skills

Changing Habits For Good: 5 Simple Steps

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In this practical article Leadership Coach Stephen Light explains why changing habits can be difficult, and gives you five simple steps to change your unhelpful habits for good, freeing up your precious time and energy!  As coaches our role is to help our clients move towards achieving their goals. The process is two-fold: 1. It involves them discovering something about themselves that… Read more »

What Is A Coaching Conversation?

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Discover some of the essential ingredients of a powerful coaching conversation Before answering ‘What is a Coaching Conversation’ we must first ask ‘What is Coaching?’ The answer may be found in the following quote from Thomas Leonard, one of the early founders of Life Coaching: “Coaching is the global business of human development” So, what is a coaching conversation? A… Read more »

Listening with Your Heart

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LCM’s Editor Anya Sophia Mann explains how deep listening happens through the heart You can become aware of your heart as a beautiful instrument for deep listening. Listening from the heart (with the heart and to the heart), can open up a world of clear connection to another human being. Everything subtle is silently magnified in this heart space with… Read more »

Shift In Perspective

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A short video demonstrating how a shift in perspective can transform our lives Our perspective creates our reality and when we experience a shift in perspective, it change our reality. This might seem an abstract concept but let’s bring it right down to earth. Remember the last time you were having a bad day? What did the world look and… Read more »

Stuck at the airport? Try This!

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When Richard Dunn found himself stuck at the airport recently he turned it into an opportunity to make a music video! “Inside of every problem lies an opportunity” – Robert Kiyosaki One of the most powerful skills that we can develop if we want to become successful in life, is the skill of turning difficult circumstances into opportunities. This week… Read more »

Personal Boundaries Set You Free

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Personal boundaries empower your actions leading to greater personal freedom Your very first boundary is your skin. You became aware of that through your Mother’s touch. Before that there was no boundary between you, her, and the world. There was no you. You were everything you saw, felt and experienced.  Personal boundaries are vital to your living from a place… Read more »

Reframing Is A Way To Shift Perspectives

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In this article from the LCM Archive Ruth Hadikin explains what reframing is and how it can support us in shifting our perspectives When I was thirteen I used to cry myself to sleep at night. One night my Dad asked me what was wrong and I asked him “why haven’t I got any friends?” He replied: “People don’t want… Read more »

Your Self-Talk Can Make Or Break You!

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As I listened carefully to his words, I noted that Mike often made disparaging remarks about himself. He would talk about his business with great insight and enthusiasm, but end each sentence with words of personal disapproval. The more we talked, the more it became apparent to me that Mike was unaware of disrespecting himself through his own words. Mike… Read more »

Up-Language: A Powerful Coaching Tool

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