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Lessons in Leadership – a New Post Template

Lessons in Leadership – a New Post Template

Lessons in LeadershipBLOG STYLE We've been working off the same blog proportions of the perfect blog post according to 2010 mandates, and so, while discussing SEO last week, I decided it was time to change it up a bit. Twelve years pass pretty fast. While authenticity...

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Done-For-You Programs and Return On Investment

Done-For-You Programs and Return On Investment

What to expect from your done-for-you programOf course, we expect results for our clients. We can expect administrative and marketing support from a good program. Beneath it all, what we're expecting is a ROI - RETURN ON INVESTMENT.  Purchasing a program or course for...

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Who’s That Knocking On My Door?

Who’s That Knocking On My Door?

SEO for Health Coaches: Perception vs RealityWho’s That Knocking On My Door? It seems that there may be a misperception among some, that if you plop a program on the home page of an unadvertised website with little to no traffic, magically, customers will appear. As...

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Managing Your Health

Managing Your Health

Managing Your Health Information Became Easier in 2021Managing Your Health. Thanks to the 21st Century Cures Act, managing our health information became a lot easier in 2021.  Health information became available to us at no charge, usually through our patient portal,...

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What Do People Say You Can Not Do?

What Do People Say You Can Not Do?

Don't Let Anyone Tell You That You Can'tHas anyone ever told you that you can't do something?  The priest told my friend to ask me to move away from the microphone while we were singing.  That was 7th grade.  Now that I'm older, I've noticed that my voice sounds...

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The Coaching Session, Step-by-Step

The Coaching Session, Step-by-Step

What should your coaching session look like?

Some people lead their sessions with a health history. Others wing it and ask what the customer wants to discuss. And some coaches have a list of questions to go through, hoping not to run short on questions and long on time. A good coaching session runs an excellent middle road if you’re organized but flexible enough to change course when needed.

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Journaling – One More Thing – Make it Fun

Journaling – One More Thing – Make it Fun

One More Thing - Make it Fun Use what you can to make journaling more fun and more helpful.  There are lots of fun journals out there with questions that break it up a little.  There are journals that focus on what is important to you and there are journals that make...

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Journal for Fun, Clarity, and Successes

Journal for Fun, Clarity, and Successes

Journaling and IntrospectionEvery one of our courses include some type or style of journaling.  Journaling and introspection can help create clarity in many areas of your life. Putting our thoughts, actions, feelings, and lives on paper can create an effective way to...

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Inflammation – Health and Nutrition

Inflammation – Health and Nutrition

Inflammation and Illness It has become increasingly obvious that chronic inflammation is the main cause of many chronic illnesses including heart disease, some cancers and Alzheimer's disease. We recognize inflammation as redness, heat, swelling and pain. It is a...

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Health Coach Rates

Health Coach Rates How to Charge for Your Services Health coach rates vary for many reasons.  What is the going rate for health coaching?  Almost every health professional I work with asks this question at once or…

The Coaching Session, Step-By-Step

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Create Your Own Vision Board

  A vision board can be made of  poster board.  You can collect pictures you have torn out of old magazines and make a collage.  You can also use new technology, like Photoshop and make a virtual vision board from images you collect online.  A vision board can…

Who Is Your Client?

 Health Coaches – Find Your Niche Get Ready Follow these steps to focus your concept. Put yourself into a quiet space so you will be able to work uninterrupted for about 30 minutes. Prepare the tools that allow you to make the process of automatic…

Goal Setting 101

Goal Setting 101 In preparing for my holiday challenge, a review of good goal setting practice was in order.  I love New Years because I like lists, assessing and making a plan.  I like success with goals even more.  It seems like the more clarity and conviction you…

Health Coaches - Avoid This Mistake.

When I started my business 32 years ago, I sent out a postcard in the mail and people called – and I had a business.  I just kept telling people what I had that they wanted.  They would then tell their friends about my business and it was like a giant snow…

Smart Health Coaches Build Their Lists

List Building for Beginners   Any kind of business – brick and mortar or online, need clients and potential clients.  The people who make up this group for your business is called your list. Online email lists are the most cost efficient way to do that. For…

Running Your Own Business - Health Coach Entrepreneurs

Running Your Own Business – Health Coach Entrepreneurs We are such a diverse group “the health coaches”, some have had years of business experience, some have been in the medical field, business, journalism, sports, design, full time parents and as…

Social Media for Health Coaches

Social Media 101 for Health Coaches We are in week 7 of Business Plans for Health Coaches.  This is the week that we have been prepping you for!  2 big topics in one week….websites and social media. Following is an excerpt and interview with the business woman…

Branding Your Health Coach Business

Brand Your Health Coach Business This is one of the most important steps in setting up your health coach business.  Whether you have a new business or an old business that needs some direction, stop whatever you are doing and give your brand some attention. Branding…

5 Ways To Visualize and Attain Success

Visualization is useful in planning, designing and managing almost anything. When you set a goal, your chance for success is greatly increased by being able to visualize the result.  Being able to visualize the action steps can be helpful as well. Is there something…