Do I Need A Website to Get Coaching Clients?

Are you waiting on your website before you can start advertising your coaching services? Is that the thing that you think will have you be taken seriously?I have been in that same place.

Interestingly enough, I got the website up and not much changed other than that I could say I have a website. Clients didn’t drop in my lap as a result. I have made a number of business cards over the years that I never used and have since gone to waste. I thought once I have my cards it will be official that I am a professional.

It’s wonderful to have marketing materials that you like and are proud of. It is an extension of your business. However, the thing you need to market the most is your actual service, which happens through conversations. Conversations with people about what matters to them and how your coaching can be in service to that.

Am I Really Ready to Start My Coaching Practice?

Am I Really Ready to Start My Coaching Practice?A common theme I hear from new coaches is worry that they aren’t ready to start coaching professionally and begin advertising their offerings. The fear of putting yourself out there or comparing yourself to others who are more seasoned than you can trick you into thinking that you are not ready. If your waiting to not feel nervous or to be able to present yourself in this ideal way, you are preventing yourself from acquiring the skills and experience that would have you feel ready. You don’t have to feel ready to take action. You can choose to be ready and take the next step.

Posted by Bloom into You Coaching For Women on Friday, January 15, 2016

A common theme I hear from new coaches is worry that they aren’t ready to start coaching professionally and begin advertising their offerings. The fear of putting yourself out there or comparing yourself to others who are more seasoned than you can trick you into thinking that you are not ready.

If your waiting to not feel nervous or to be able to present yourself in this ideal way, you are preventing yourself from acquiring the skills and experience that would have you feel ready. You don’t have to feel ready to take action. You can choose to be ready and take the next step.

How Much Should I Charge For My Coaching?

How Much Should I Charge For My Coaching?When I was in my first coaching program 10 years ago we had to get paying clients in order to complete the program. It was a huge source of anxiety not only for me, but for my peers. I was so nervous to not only find clients but also worried they wouldn’t pay me $25/hour. $25/hr.!!! Even though I got amazing feedback from my colleagues and teachers about my coaching skills and encouragement to charge way more, it was beyond what I could receive at the time.A lot of new coaches worry and stress about how much to charge for their coaching services. I don’t want to say that it doesn’t matter what you charge, but what matters most is getting in the game. Your rates can always be changed. Check out this video and let me know what you think.❤️

Posted by Bloom into You Coaching For Women on Tuesday, January 5, 2016

When I was in my first coaching program 10 years ago we had to get paying clients in order to complete the program. It was a huge source of anxiety not only for me, but for my peers. I was so nervous to not only find clients but also worried they wouldn’t pay me $25/hour. $25/hr.!!! Even though I got amazing feedback from my colleagues and teachers about my coaching skills and encouragement to charge way more, it was beyond what I could receive at the time.

A lot of new coaches worry and stress about how much to charge for their coaching services. I don’t want to say that it doesn’t matter what you charge, but what matters most is getting in the game. Your rates can always be changed. Check out this video and let me know what you think.❤️

Preparing Yourself to Receive

 

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When I was pregnant with my daughter I took a hypnobirthing class. I remembered seeing hypnobirthing videos when I was in my doula training studies several years ago.

I was amazed to see how hypnosis shifted the way birthing mom’s related to their contractions. Many of the women would describe the sensations they were feeling but they were not interpreting them as painful. I remember thinking WOW if that’s possible for them, maybe that could be possible for me.

I believe that using hypnosis really supported me in relaxing, trusting my body and having a quick and peaceful labor and delivery. Even though I had such a gentle birth experience I am listening to my hypnobirthing cd to prepare for my new arrival in March.

Listening to these affirmations and visualizations reminds me how critical it is to condition your mind for the best outcome in all areas of your life. This mental conditioning prepares you to receive the thing you want but it also prepares you to be flexible and open to other possibilities.

How do you prepare yourself to receive your heart’s desire?

Manifesting Our New Home

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After having a baby in 2014, I was starting to feel like we were outgrowing our cozy 2 bdrm apartment in LA. I was feeling like I wanted us to be in a house with more space and a backyard in a residential neighborhood

I was also thinking about wanting to be closer to my parents so that they could be an active part of my daughter’s life. They lived in Northern CA, which seemed like a costly move and the energy of moving felt overwhelming, especially with a new baby.

When we came to visit my parents for the holidays last year, I was checking out listings online even though we had no official plans to move and saw a cute place not far from them. I came to see it, just to get an idea of what we might be looking for and low and behold this sweet house had our name on it. Needless to say, I saved the number as Our New House in my phone.

There was someone else who was the first candidate and they ended up saying no. We went back and forth about whether we should accept the place and if now was the right time to move. We applied for this place December 31, 2014 and moved the family to the Bay Area on January 28, 2015.

It’s amazing how your mind can have you convinced that something you want is going to take a long time to have. Or that you have to have all your ducks in a row before you can take action. This is something that felt like it would be challenging to create. Yet, life keeps me proving that when I move in the direction of what I want and what is meant for me, things can happen in Godspeed.

What’s something you are telling yourself that you cannot have now and how can you take action towards its manifestation anyway?

Do I Need To Be Certified To Be A Coach?

Do I Need to be Certified to be a Coach?I frequently get asked if you need to get certified to be a coach. Here’s a video that addresses that. Certification offers a lot of training in the skill sets you need to be of optimal service to your clients. In my coaching programs, I cultivated how to deeply listen for what’s being said and what’s not being said, how to ask questions that reveal deeper truths, how resistance works, how to evoke excellence in others and so much more.That being said, many of my colleagues and I struggled to build a viable coaching business even though we had developed these incredible skills that can be applied to all areas of life. Certification does not guarantee that you will build a thriving practice. Some people think that it will give them the confidence to charge and that doesn’t always happen. I’m a big fan of training, growth and learning when it comes to growing your coaching skills and only you know if you need it to be your best. If you are looking for a coaching certification look for one that will give you in depth business training or be prepared to add that to your education.

Posted by Bloom into You Coaching For Women on Wednesday, November 25, 2015

In this video, I talk about if you need to get certified to be a coach. Certification offers a lot of training in the skill sets you need to be of optimal service to your clients. In my coaching programs, I cultivated how to deeply listen for what’s being said and what’s not being said, how to ask questions that reveal deeper truths, how resistance works, how to evoke excellence in others and so much more.

That being said, many of my colleagues and I struggled to build a viable coaching business even though we had developed these incredible skills that can be applied to all areas of life. Certification does not guarantee that you will build a thriving practice.

Some people think that it will give them the confidence to charge and that doesn’t always happen. I’m a big fan of training, growth and learning when it comes to growing your coaching skills and only you know if you need it to be your best. If you are looking for a coaching certification look for one that will give you in depth business training or be prepared to add that to your education.

How To Increase Your Confidence As A Coach and Get Paying Clients

Are you doubting you’re ability to earn money as a coach because you’re just starting out? In this video, I talk about two things that can help you navigate feeling like a rookie so you can increase your confidence and start getting paid clients. ❤️❤️❤️

Posted by Bloom into You Coaching For Women on Monday, November 16, 2015

Are you doubting you’re ability to earn money as a coach because you’re just starting out? In this video, I talk about two things that can help you navigate feeling like a rookie so you can increase your confidence and start getting paying clients. ❤️❤️❤️

What’s Slowing You Down From Getting Paying Clients?

Are you a soulful female coach finding it difficult to get your first clients or new clients? I know what that’s like. It can leave you feeling doubtful of your gift, wondering what you are doing wrong and asking yourself is it even possible for you to make a living at this. As a coach, you know that the answers lie in the questions. In this video, I have a guilt free question that I am inviting you to ask yourself and take action on.I was “trained” as a coach for years before getting paid clients. Truthfully, I wasn’t really letting people know that I was available for hire. I hid my gift in a number of clever ways that left me without regular paying clients. I want to encourage you that if God put in your heart to serve in this way don’t give up. It just means you have some inner work to do and new skills to apply to get to the other side.❤️❤️❤️

Posted by Bloom into You Coaching For Women on Monday, November 9, 2015

Are you a soulful female coach finding it difficult to get your first client or new clients? I know what that’s like. It can leave you feeling doubtful of your gift, wondering what you are doing wrong and asking yourself is it even possible for you to make a living at this.

As a coach, you know that the answers lie in the questions. In this video, I have a guilt free question that I am inviting you to ask yourself to take action on. I was “trained” as a coach for years before getting paying clients. Truthfully, I wasn’t really letting people know that I was available for hire. I hid my gift in a number of clever ways that left me without regular paying clients.

I want to encourage you that if God put in your heart to serve in this way don’t give up. It just means you have some inner work to do and new skills to apply to get to the other side.❤️❤️❤️

How to Grow Your Online Business… An Interview with Soulful Business Coach Celia Ward Wallace

Hi Beautiful,

I know you’ll love this interview with Soulful Business Coach, Celia Ward Wallace.

In this interview we discuss some key elements that Celia has learned in how to create, grow and launch an aligned and lucrative online business. She addresses work and family life balance, the importance of self-care for women, how to laser in on your soul niche and how to own your value in the market place. If you are wanting to take things to the next level in your life and business, I am sure you will enjoy this interview.

I hope you enjoy our discussion. Please let me know what you get from the interview.

Warmly,

Kadidja

 

Want to Get to the Root of Your Client’s Desires? Try this…

Here’s a demonstration of a really valuable tool I use with my clients and at women’s group. Try it out and let me know what you think!

Posted by Bloom into You Coaching For Women on Monday, July 20, 2015

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