Achieving Excellence in Your Coaching Practice: How to Run a Highly Successful Coaching Business

Achieving Excellence in Your Coaching Practice: How to Run a Highly Successful Coaching Business

by Gladeana McMahon, Stephen Palmer, Christine Wilding
     
 

What are the essential skills needed to set up and run a successful coaching practice?

Coaching is the new growth industry in the UK and coaching as a profession is increasingly becoming an attractive option for motivated professionals.

Achieving Excellence in Your Coaching Practice provides a practical and accessible guide to the business skills needed

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Overview

What are the essential skills needed to set up and run a successful coaching practice?

Coaching is the new growth industry in the UK and coaching as a profession is increasingly becoming an attractive option for motivated professionals.

Achieving Excellence in Your Coaching Practice provides a practical and accessible guide to the business skills needed to succeed as a self-employed coach. It focuses on every aspect of setting up and developing a professional and successful coaching practice, including discussion of how to market your business, manage your resources, assess risk, and promote a professional image.

Assuming no prior knowledge or experience of running a business, this book provides an invaluable guide to the major financial, legal and practical issues involved in setting up a coaching practice. It will be welcomed by all coaches, whatever their level of experience.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781583918968
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/01/2006
Series:
Essential Coaching Skills and Knowledge Series
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Introduction. Why Do I Want to be Self-employed? Ways of Balancing Your Energy. Expectations and Workload. Making Your Business Work. The Characteristics of Success. Business Planning, and Why it is Crucial. Reducing Financial Risks. Help Available. Selling Your Services. The Right Environment. Managing Your Time and Resources. What Does it Mean to be a Professional Coach? Coaching and the Law. Additional Record-keeping.

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