Getting Coaching Clients — Turning Incoming Emails and Calls into Customers

This is a great way to turn incoming calls, or emails into customers, and to turn an annoying situation into an Opportunity.

Do you gets LOTS of annoying emails, and even annoying phone calls from sales people?

STOP it . . . look at it another way . . . You can’t keep doing what you’ve always done and still expect a different outcome. In other words as long as you keep just getting annoyed at those emails and phone calls you can’t expect anything different can you? Hanging up doesn’t help either. They’ll keep coming and you are missing an opportunity.

There’s always opportunity within that annoyance.

The problem is that we are STUCK in our way of thinking. We aren’t looking for the opportunities. 

In the book “5 Questions that Change EVERYTHING” John Scherer mentions “facing your tiger.” When you accidentally run into a tiger on the trail your first thought is RUN!!!!!

But do you realize that by running you are INCREASING your chances of being eaten?

Ever play with a kitty? They like POUNCING, they like chasing down their prey, and they LOVE to see that little mouse running from them . . . it’s FUN to chase it down and kill it even if they don’t eat it right away.

That tiger is just one of those big kitty’s that loves chasing ANYTHING that RUNs and playfully tearing all of the little parts off of the body, and some of those parts are rather tasty.

Many times your first instincts will usually get you killed.

Now, I know that when you face that tiger that you aren’t stopping long enough to think, Kitty . . .hmm . . . better not run. No, we REACT from instinct.

But, that doesn’t change anything. It’ll still kill you when you run.

To change whatever you are facing, it requires that you face it, face your tiger. Facing a tiger on the trail and staring it down, is your ONLY chance. NO guarantees here that you’ll survive, but it increases the probability that you will. Running increases the probability that you won’t.

Which side of this coin do you want to play on? 

But back to that annoying email, or phone call.

No, you aren’t going to get killed when you run from it, or just plain avoid taking it.  But you aren’t increasing your changes of more success either. The bottom line is nothing will change until you face it.

Instead of running, or just plain avoiding those annoying emails or phone calls, you just might find an opportunity by facing it squarely.

Turning Incoming Calls into Coaching Customers

For instance, I once got a call from a local IT company trying to sell me their IT services. My gut told me, “Hang up” it’s just another one of those pesky salespeople.

But do you know what? As a business coach, I have exactly what those pesky sales people want, I can help them get more clients. That’s what their call was about.

Hmm. As long as I think like most people do, I’ll just hang up annoyed with that pesky sales person. But, when I start thinking about THEM instead of ME (remember in marketing it isn’t about you, it’s about them . . . and it applies right here) . . . in any case, when I start thinking “what does this guy want, and my job is to help people get what they want” then I realize that what he wants I can provide to him with coaching.

FACE the TIGER, look it straight in the eye instead of running and things will turn around. At least it has a higher probability of doing so. 

So, when I got that call from that IT company, I fought the urge to slam the phone down in his ear, and said, “What are you looking for? Specifically what kind of business is your ideal customer, and how many of them are you getting with these calls?”

Suddenly he was “off script” and talking with me. I asked how well these calls are working.

Now to What HE Wants . . . and Watch It Turn Around to Opportunity

“Actually,” he said, “I get about one appointment every day or two. And that’s pretty hard work for only one potential customer.”

Well, how many calls a day do you make?

He said, “I’m working my butt off, making hundreds of calls a day.”

Hmm, would you like to see more people falling in your lap for a lot less effort than these heart wrenching cold calls are delivering? It sounds like you are making about 200 calls over about 16 hours to just get one potential interested person, and that’s AWFULLY frustrating isn’t it?”

And, we set an appointment to talk the next day. He felt the pain, and I had what he wanted to resolve that pain. Bingo, the call turned from an incoming sales call to me reaching out to help him increase his sales. Actually, I was delivering what he wanted, so it was easy to turn the call around.

Yesterday I got an email to exchange links with someone. I usually ignore them. I even know that most of these link exchanges don’t work for anyone, and know why they don’t work.

So, instead of doing what I normally do, ignore it, delete it, I replied with, “Hi Jim. I looked at your website. Care to tell me about what you do in business, and how well this link exchange is working for you?”

A couple of emails back and forth within the next 10 minutes, and we are scheduled to talk later today.

Two main points here how you can do the same thing and get more clients.

  1. Face the tiger – whatever scares you, annoys you, or angers you, FACE it and find the opportunity. It’s VERY likely that it’s there.

One hint: stop looking at the negatives in the situation. Ask yourself what does this person want, and how can I help him get there. It will turn from the negative, scare, annoyance, anger to an opportunity. You’ve just got to face it and look for the opportunity. By avoiding nothing changes. Look for opportunities in everything, even the negatives.

2. Zig Ziglar said, “Find enough people to help and you’ll have everything you ever wanted out of life.”

And many times behind the negatives, are people trying desprately to get what they want. It’s just that most of them don’t know how to get what they want, so they do things that annoy and anger us. But under all of that they need help to get what they want. It’s an opportunity for you to help them.

And, those of us who are coaches/consultants/trainers/speakers we have the tools to help them get what they want.

Whenever you offer to help someone it will increase the probability that you will be able to help them and turn the negative around to an opportunity.

There is a beautiful rainbow in every dark cloud if you look for it.

 Where’s yours? Face it, find it.

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7 Ways To Stay Motivated

You know what it’s like. You set yourself a goal, something you want to achieve. You are excited and ready to take on the world, and then a few months later you can’t even be bothered to spend 10 minutes working towards achieving it. Well welcome to being human! It is so easy to go from excitement to complete apathy but there are things you can do to ensure you stay motivated towards your goal and following are seven great ones!

1. Is Your Reason WHY Large Enough?

When I wanted to lose weight setting a goal to look great in clothes was not big enough, what didn’t help was the fact that I loved who I was and what I looked like, but my health had begun to show signs of being affected by my excess weight and this is the WHY I used to ensure I stayed on track. I started with 6 weeks of no diary, no wheat and red meat only once a week. Do you think I needed a big why to stay committed to such a regime??!! I knew that health is my true wealth. Having been unwell for 6 months and hardly able to walk had taught me that without my health my goals were useless. So maintaining a healthy body that would allow me to enjoy the fulfillment of my goals was the big WHY that kept me on track.

Stop and think about your reason WHY? What reason is big enough to keep you motivated at times when you want to give up and/or give in?

2. Create a visual and emotional image of what you want

Writing your goals down is an essential tool but not always enough to keep focused. Writing your goals down and having a visual image of you completing that goal adds fuel to the motivational fire. Writing goals down, having a visual image of your completed goal AND connecting this image with your emotions is the power of 3 that will ensure your motivation remains high. At any point during the day, or at any time when you are feeling in need of encouragement, you can simply stop, close your eyes, see your goal and evoke all the emotions achieving that goal holds for you. Nothing is more powerful!

3. Questions to ask before, during and after!

It is important to know not only why you are doing something but also WHAT. What achieving this goal will provide for yourself and your family. It is easy to believe that what you want is to make a million, but for many it is the lifestyle and the time freedom that this money has the potential to provide that will be the real motivation.

Spend time asking yourself questions that will help you identify what achieving your goal will provide. Questions such as:

•What will it bring me?
•What will it do for me, my family, and/or friends?
•What kind of lifestyle will I be able to have?
•What sacrifices will I need to make?
•What will be the impact on my current routine?
•What will be the impact on my family?
•What outcome do I want to achieve?
•What contributions will I be able to make

Motivation and staying motivated is easy when you know what the achievement of your goal will provide for you and we only really lose motivation when we lose sight of our goal or end result.

4. Creating a visual representation of what you want

Keep the motivational fires burning by creating a collage with the family of what your end result will look like, or paint a picture, write a poem, sing a song, or whatever creative endeavor excites you enough to complete it.

Whatever you create keep it in a place where you can see it constantly, I remember listening to someone talk about sticking a poster of making their first 100,000 on their ceiling so that as they woke up it was the first thing they saw each morning, and the last image in their mind before falling asleep.

Leave yourself reminders on your fridge door, on your bathroom mirror, in your car. The more places you are able to leave yourself little notes and reminders about what you want to achieve the better. Doing this will help your unconscious mind bring you the results you desire, whilst also supporting you in staying focused and motivated towards achieving your goal.

5.Get Support from people around you

Support from family and friends is important but also consider what other support is available to you. Books, mentoring, work colleagues, life coaching, forums – these are all things that can support you as you work towards achieving your goal. Also think about WHO can support you in staying motivated, can you buddy up with someone, do you have a boss or lecturer who will be happy to help you keep accountable.

One thing I recommend is that you tell as many people as you know about what you want to achieve, this has the effect of keeping you motivated to complete your goal because you have told so many people. However, a word of caution is needed here because it is easy for people to trample your dreams and fail to support you. You must first pick and choose carefully those people you know will want to support you, but also you must gain enough inner personal strength to be able to continue no matter what negative comments may come your way.

6.Develop Inner Personal Strength

Ultimately, the person who will determine whether you stay motivated and achieve your goal will be you. Your thoughts will determine your behavior which determines your results. Developing a strong inner personal strength about your ability to achieve and your ability to motivate yourself when you are in an unproductive state of mind is essential. Being able to see setbacks and failures as opportunities for continued growth and upset and emotional turmoil as opportunities to discover what you want and need, will determine how you view life. One of the best ways to inner personal strength is to read and listen to audios that inspire and motivate you. Continued learning is an essential part of being able to stay motivated.

7. Support from Continued Learning

If you are going to need to learn new skills to ensure you complete your goal then you it is a good idea to identify what learning you will need to undertake as early as possible. If you have planned out how you will achieve your outcome then you will already be aware of any areas where you need to strengthen your skills or out source to others who will be able to fulfill what you need.

There is nothing worse than getting halfway towards the completion of a goal and to be stopped because you are not able to complete something because of lack of knowledge and/or skills. This is a surefire way of dampening your excitement and your motivation.

Make a list of what you can and can’t do and who might be able to help you. Knowing this in advance can help you avoid getting frustrated because things aren’t getting done. If you are serious about developing your personal and professional life then I recommend getting yourself a Mentor or Life Coach, to ensure you stay on track.

You should also look at continued learning as it relates to your own personal development, continuing with your own personal development will ensure you are able to work through set backs quickly and stay motivated.

Staying motivated when you are looking to achieve your goals is essential for ultimate success. I have provided you with seven practical ways to achieve continued motivation and I recommend you use them all. Some of them such as creating a collage will be activities you perform occasionally, but others, such as continuing your personal development will be a continuous learning process. There is not one single thing that will determine your success in staying motivated but a combination of many, finding the combination that is right for you will change from goal to goal and will be an ongoing (fun filled) exploration.

Diane Corriette

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So if your goal is to earn a professional level of income in this business, then I submit that you must be willing and committed to invest in professional training for yourself. Imagine you had just invested $1.2 Million in a McDonalds franchise…. How eager would you be to get trained on how to do that business right? Exactly! You would be highly motivated to learn exactly what you needed to do in order to achieve success in that business. This business is no different. Be willing to invest in yourself and this business can pay you handsome rewards. And guess what? There is a real bonus that comes along with professional training—once you learn a new skill that makes you money, you get to keep it for the rest of your life!
Say you invest $3000 this year in your own professional development and training; the bonus is that you will get to keep what you learned and apply it for the rest of your life. I always felt it would be worth me paying $500,000 to be able to learn how to make $500,000 a year. Because guess what, I will have that skill and ability the rest of my life so when I learn how to earn half-a-million dollars a year one year, then I can do it again and again and again.
Take a word of advice from the very wise Ben Franklin who said, “If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.”
With all that being said, I want to point you in the direction of the training resources that I have run across in my time with this industry that I feel are of great value. Please don’t limit your choice to just these options—seek out your own as well. Also, keep in mind that I do not receive any commissions or finders fees for recommending these resources to you. I recommend these trainings to you because I believe in their value.
Dani Johnson — — When you visit Dani’s website, you can get a free membership and have access to all of her free recorded training calls. She also hosts a free live training call on Monday evenings. You can attend her two-day First Steps to Success event or her three-day advanced Creating a Dynasty leadership event.
Todd Falcone — — Todd’s a personal friend and I saw Todd make is name on the net over the last 10 years and he’s a great trainer, with a very personal and real approach. He’s got great tools and resources as well.
VIII. My Personal Challenge
My personal challenge to you is this. Decide, truly decide, if you are going to give this business your absolute best. This business is not easy, just like life is not easy. There will probably be times when you are going to want to quit, to throw in the towel, think everyone is poor, with no money, and no motivation to change their lives, but what distinguishes those who go on to achieve great success from those who live a life of regret is the decisions you make at times of difficulty.
When things are rough and the last thing you want to do is try again, will you keep on keeping on? Will you persist past the trials? The people who have gone on to find the greatest success in this world often had to endure some of the greatest disappointments, but the common thread that ran through their lives was the never-give-up mentality of pure persistence.

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Why Do I Need to Do Eye Exercises?

Eye Care is So Important!

The study, printed in the Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, located which exercise, especially strength training routine, affected mood in individuals over 62. In accordance to Arent, one main reason for that is what strength work out routine does for seniors’ self-esteem. “Strength work out routine prevents loss of lean muscle and bone density, situations that can intervene with the independence and top quality of existence of an more mature man or woman,” he says. “Mundane duties which were after difficult, like grocery shopping, are no lengthier an issue.” And when an more aged particular person can curriculum vitae abandoned bodily activities, prefer taking part in with grand-kids or gardening, it’s superp how quickly his or her despair lifts.

Normally as you age, the skin adjacent the eyes evolves good strains and deeper wrinkles. This is due to the fact the fragile pores and skin around the eyes is quite diverse to the rest of the pores and skin on your face. It is significantly thinner and in reality has quite few oil glands which can retain it effortlessly moisturized. That implies its dries out quicker and being thin, if not handled lightly can extend and tear, causing luggage and sagging.

For this reason is it vital to treat the eye location lightly and don’t wipe or rub the eyes harshly. As a substitute, simply patting the location without having pulling is recommended.

Your Eyes Need Exercise Too!

Rub your fingers together to make them heat. (You can shake them or hold them in front of a heat vent if you would rather) After that close your eyes. Cover your eyes with your heat fingers. Make sure your hands do not contact your eyelids and that you do not rest your cheekbones on your fingers. If you would want to stick the weight of your head on your fingers, put the weight on the forehead. Then glimpse into the dark. If you see blemishes or zaps of light, wait around until you see the dark. Don’t hurry. Do it at the bare minimum 2 times a day for 5 to 15 mins.

Exercise also helps lower your blood vessels pressure. Your lungs could also benefit from physical exercise as they get better conditioned so which activities like ascending stairs should not make you out of breath. Muscle tissue which are not employed turn out to be small and inelastic, but aerobic exercise can improve tone your body by increasing muscle size, strength and versatility even though burning calories. Exercise can also assist minimize stress and make you a lot more productive, so pick a thing that you enjoy and stay with it.

Arm Physical exercise Can Help.

1. bend your arms so that there is a 90 degrees angle at the elbow
2. swing the arms forward and in reverse so the elbow is elevated at the back again
3. try not to golf swing the arms to elevated or throughout the body in the entrance (hands could not be over shoulder peak nor must these folks hybrid the midpoint of your body
4. hold the angle at the elbows at 90 degrees all through the swings

It looks that practically every person from time to time will use spouse and children lifestyle as an excuse for not getting any time to exercise, missing out on also a single exercise benefit. Discover the time to devote to yourself. Thirty minutes each day can make all the distinction in the world.

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I’m working on starting a life coaching business and would like some feedback?

I am getting lesson plans etc together and would like your input on what topics you think I should address. For instance what things in your life would you like to change or make better?

Well, if your life is so wonderful and you want to be a life coach, shouldn’t you already know the answer to this?

It’s obvious you don’t, so I would not recommend getting into the Life Coach Business.

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Any good selfhelp or personal development courses?

Hi All

I’m looking for free online courses that deal with aspects of self help and personal development. Things like building confidence, approaching women, talking to strangers, all those types of things.

Preferably the course should be interactive with actual exercises.

Hi there,

You can find some free courses here on the subjects you want, which hopefully will help you.

If you are particularly interested in approaching women / talking to strangers there is a program by David De’Angelo on confidence who’s name escapes me (I’ve just moved house and everything is still boxed).

Hope that helps you out.

All the best


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Business Coaching Tips for New Year Goals

Quick tutorial of Business Coaching tips to help everyone setting New Year resolutions and Goals, with techniques that make your goals easier to attain.

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How life coaching can support you

Nat Couropmitree, Inner Harmony Coach, shares how life coaching can support you by comparing life coaching to computer maintenance

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Success Coaching – Free Coaching For A Year
Sincerely, no strings attached, get a free year of success coaching in the areas of wealth, health, and growth at

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Find Local Personal Injury Attorney, Pedestrian Accidents Explained

As a direct consequence of pedestrians and necessity to share the major and minor roadways from major cities to the miniscule minor rural small towns of our highly mobile society, the resulting mix can be a traumatic and at times deadly combination of conflicts – the unprotected pedestrian is most likely to fair the worst in any vehicle and pedestrian collision.

The essential street crossings, especially in extremely highly populated and densely mobile business and residential areas, can be very complex even for the fit and agile pedestrian, Though spare a thought for the less fit and agile pedestrian, especially consider the near impossible task of attempting to cross a very busy street, when a mother is in control and responsible for the safety of her precious young children. The third and deadliest combination is of crossing a very busy street crossing is more apparent – and possibly more deadly, is when the pedestrian is physically or mentally challenged, especially physically challenged by blindness and or deafness, this disability allows the pedestrian very little opportunity of safely crossing even the simplest street crossing without a possibility of being involved in personal injury or even massive trauma.

As describe street crossing for some pedestrians can be an extremely complex task even for the fit and agile, as fitness and agility only accounts for part of the complex task of crossing any street, for example, a task analysis for child pedestrians by Van Der Molan, (1981) identified 26 subtasks involved in the simple act of crossing the street safely. In the street crossing task, the road is scanned, traffic is perceived, and judgements are made about the perceived distance, speed and movement of the vehicles this information is analysed, processed and stored and, on the basis of the perceived safety or danger, a decision is made on whether and where to cross the street.

Van Der Molan concludes that various factors have an influence on the pedestrian behaviour and safety:

1). Environment; (road type, intersections, surfacing, lighting, regulations).
2). Traffic; (volume, moving and stationary vehicles, communication).
3). Personal; (physical, psychological, and personal characteristics; motivation, age, experience).
4). Social; (presence of others, personal journey, play).

Pedestrian Accidents.

Street crossing pedestrian accidents have been analysed and been classified in various ways, Snyder (1972) considered the following types as crucial to the argument:

a). Dart out, first half: a pedestrian, not physically at an intersection, appears suddenly from the roadside.

b). Dart out, second half: not physically at an intersection, appears suddenly from the roadside and covers half of the crossing before he is struck.

c). Intersection dash: similar to dart outs, these occur in or near a crosswalk at an intersection.

d). Multi threat: the pedestrian is struck by a vehicle after other vehicles have stopped for him and blocked the view of the oncoming striking driver.

e). Vehicle turns or merges with attention conflict: the driver is turning or merging with traffic and his attention is directed to the traffic looking for a gap to enter or turn when he hits a pedestrian who is crossing the roadway.

f). Bus stop related: pedestrian crosses in front of the bus, which is blocking the view of oncoming drivers.

Without doubt the most common cause of pedestrian accidents relating to Pedestrian Street Crossing – According to the study by Várhelyi and Mkinen (2001), are Dart out: first half. Since the relevant classification was first recognised, other types of pedestrian accidents, such as those involving people on inline skates, skateboards and non motorised scooters, have become extremely common and involve massive trauma.

Personal injury accidents involving pedestrians, represents a significant proportion of traffic collisions – Rates in North America are among the lowest (about 12% of road fatalities), and have been reduced in recent decades: NHTSA (2004) Traffic Safety Facts, 2003, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Probably because of less need for pedestrian traffic in relation to higher mobility, and greater use of private motor vehicles than are found in most other areas of the world.

The number of pedestrian injuries and deaths has reduced in recent decades; however, a problem still exists for certain categories of pedestrians. For example, pedestrian deaths represent 13 to 17% of motor vehicle deaths in the US over the past two decades, and a higher proportion in other counties. Deaths are highest among pedestrians over the age of 65, with the highest rate for older men.

Major Interstate Highways are the least safe area of pedestrian deaths. Interstate Highways account for more than 10% of pedestrian fatalities in a US Study Johnson (1997). In this three year study of 394 police accident reports of fatal freeway crashes from three states, Johnson, 1997, found that 80% occurred after dark and about 40% involved pedestrians crossing or entering the highway, usually taking the shortest route to their intended destinations. Another common scenario 18% of all accidents involved working on or pushing their vehicle.

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