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What do COACHED Goals mean and how to use them

Objectives and goals are at the forefront of what gets us forward each and every day as professionals. Without setting clear goals, you’ll feel you are stumbling in the dark, with no flashlight in your hand (spooky, as Halloween just ended…) Most people around us do have certain goals or objectives, but not all of…

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The Discovery Call – what is it?

Butterflies and sweet thoughts are the best feelings when you’re in a discovery phase. Those first moments when you feel like you can do anything together. Long walks, unending calls, endless discussions – great time spent together – it all begins somewhere. Wait, what are we talking about here? Well, we wanted to talk about…

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6 ways of building habits that work wonders

Building habits is a key component of a healthy, productive and fruitful lifestyle in this day and age. Not only so, but even history proves to us that habits have been around for millennia and are here to stay.  “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act, but a habit.” Whose…

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Getting new clients as a coach [7 tips]

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Even if it may seem rocket science for some, getting new clients (or even the first client) shouldn’t be that hard for a coach. If it was rocket science, we should’ve gone to school for many more years to come, got our degrees and then worked really, really hard for a job at NASA.  Getting…

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What is courage? Tips on how to implement courage in your coaching career

What is the first thing that pops in your mind when you hear the word courage? For Rod Macdonald, CEO of CCF, the movie Braveheart comes to mind – the image of the warrior Wallace on that poster, painted in a blueish tint, always struck a courageous cord in him.  When it comes to courage,…

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Who am I becoming?

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There are several important questions to consider in your lifetime. Coaching brings out all of those questions and encourages you to think about your life in relation to the question of “Who am I becoming?” What is your “why”?  Who are you? What are your roles in life?  What is your most significant objective?  All…

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Don’t wait for a unicorn in your coaching career

Unicorns are mythical creatures. We’re sure you’ve seen them in your favourite fantasy series or have read about them, at least at some point, during your life. These mythical creatures are known for their sheer beauty and outstanding elegance – some may even say they are the living embodiment of perfection. Even though unicorns are…

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Your 101 Guide on How to Become a Life Coach

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How does ”Changing Lives for a Living” sound to you? Or how about: helping others become their better selves while listening to their needs and powering them through every life’s obstacle? You have just read an accurate description of what a Life Coach does. Have you wondered what all the fuss is about coaching? Why…

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Preparing Your Elevator Pitch – How To Excel At Your 30-Second Presentation

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It’s time to get purposeful and specific with your elevator pitch. And we want to help you do it! Keep reading and you’ll learn some great examples of templates for creating simple elevator pitches and how to make those your own!

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The Six Components of Optimal Living

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The Six Components of Optimal Living…It has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? But what exactly does it mean to live optimally? The simplest definition of optimal living is to live your life to the fullest in every aspect of your life. And believe it or not, you have the power to live optimally!…

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10 Ideas to Start Profiting Off Your Coaching Business

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So, you’ve finished your coach training and have earned your official coach certification. Achieving your coach certification is a really important step in entering the world of coaching. Not everyone is certified and you’ve taken the time to show your clients you have enhanced your coaching skills and are equipped with tried and true coaching…

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NIRMAL SINGH

Nirmal Singh

COMPASSIONATE INQUIRY COACH | Life Coach | Compassionate Inquiry Coach| Recovery Coach| Trainer CCF Certification: Certified Coach Practitioner Certified Master Coach Practitioner Certified Group Coach Practitioner Nirmal has over 20 years of experience exploring the human condition and helping people navigate change in their lives. As a Compassionate Inquiry Coach, Beyond Addiction Trainer and Kundalini…

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7 Tips on How to Get New Coaching Clients

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Getting clients is one of the key components of your coaching career. You may be a great coach – it won’t matter if nobody wants to be your client. The key factor of getting new clients for your coaching business is this: People need to know you exist. It’s true. It doesn’t matter how great…

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3 Steps to Building Rapport with Potential Clients Through Content

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People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care. Theodore Roosevelt Let’s talk about how to build rapport with potential clients through content creation, in particular, using social media. A lot of us today are at a standstill and we’re questioning, “How can I connect and build rapport with people…

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Brand Rehab

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Brand Rehab: Redefining How You Are Seen Whether you know it or not, you have a personal brand. Really – you do! You are the CEO of “Me, Inc.”! Everyone has a certain reputation (or “brand”) that they’re known for in the professional space, but for most people, that brand has been created by default, rather…

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The Wellness Wheel

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Wellness. More than ever before, we hear about this concept in the media, in conversations at Starbucks or on Zoom, and in our workplaces. Wellness is currently a hot topic, but what is Wellness? When we think of Wellness, we often think of well-being, wholeness, and balanced health. We think of a self-awareness that causes…

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An Encounter with The Naked Truth

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According to a 19th century legend, the Truth and the Lie meet one day. The Lie says to the Truth: “It’s a marvellous day today!” The Truth looks up to the skies and sighs, for the day was quite beautiful. They spent the day together, ultimately arriving beside a well. The Lie tells the Truth:…

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The Change Process

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The journey of life and business truly is filled with ups and downs, highs and lows, gains and losses, victories and defeats. So many times, we long for an even keel; to find a place of normalcy, calm, and routine. Unfortunately, life has a way of interrupting this calm, and forcing the unpredictable and sporadic.…

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Dealing with the Pain

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Her cries are still ringing in my ears as they pierced through the room.  “It hurts!!…  (sob)…  It hurts so bad!!…  (cry)…  Can’t anyone do anything about this pain?…  (sob)…  It just hurts so bad!!!  (cry)…”    She would quiet down for a moment, and then begin again. “It hurts!!…  (sob)…  It hurts so bad!! …

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Adversity to Adaptability

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Has adversity beaten you down, time after time? The Certified Coaches Federation is thrilled to announce our first published called “Adversity to Adaptability: Turn Life’s Greatest Challenges into your Greatest Opportunities”.

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