Archive for 'Social Media and Coaching'
By Rachel O’h-Uiginn, Undercurrent CoachingPart VI of a series of articles focusing on the integration of social media in a coaching practice.
Social media engagement is similar to the art coaching. As a coach, you’re equipped with a tool-set that helps others gain clarity and utilize effectively what you’re able to offer them. For those who might be finding it a challenge to start a social media presence for your practice, here’s a new perspective that encourages you to use what you already know.
Listening: In coaching, we’re most effective when we listen closely and respond appropriately to our client’s needs. In Read more »
By Rachel O’h-Uiginn, Undercurrent Coaching
Networking is like learning to ride a bike; it’s awkward at first, you’re wobbly and uncomfortable and not really sure how you’re going to master it. Networking pushes your comfort zones and forces you to share what’s important to you, listen to what others are up to, and see how together, you two might create a new relationship. Most importantly, networking is PRACTICE and PATIENCE.
Networking serves two functions: it helps you get clear and confident about your ideas and helps you develop relationships with Read more »
For many organizations annual budget preparations are beckoning and consequently for Human Resource leadership considering what to allocate for professional and organization development. Whether it’s through a talent management review, succession planning or some fundamental training needs analysis justifying precious financial resources for training is never an easy task.
So once the overall budget is agreed the bigger challenge becomes who will actually be conducting the training? When selecting a training organization here are a few tips to take into consideration to ensure you have what is most important – the right fit.
Quality of Content
It may seem obvious but Read more »
Rachel O’h-Uiginn, Undercurrent CoachingPart V of a series of articles focusing on the integration of social media in a coaching practice.
Technology has enormous benefits, but there is always a cost associated with any endeavor. Perhaps you’ve caught yourself saying Did I really just spend THAT much time on Facebook? There is so much to engage in – how can I possibly make an impact?
That’s a perfectly likely response because we all share the value of time well spent. Whether for personal or business purposes, here are some tips on how you can best use your time in the social-space.Read more »
Rachel O’h-Uiginn, Undercurrent CoachingPart IV of a series of articles focusing on the integration of social media in a coaching practice.
If you’re a new coach starting out, or a veteran in need of a re-vamp online, creating a blog is a simple and effective way to build a wider online audience.
By Rachel O’h-Uiginn, Undercurrent CoachingPart III of a series of articles focusing on the integration of social media in a coaching practice.
The Facebook “Like” button is quickly become a cultural icon. A little thumbs up goes a long way, so why not give your coaching business that extra boost of confidence? Creating and promoting your practice via a Facebook page will help contribute to a community online with your brand at the center.
When managing your Facebook page, consider these approaches: Tell; don’t sell, quality content and positive interaction.
The Read more »
By Rachel O’h-Uiginn, Undercurrent CoachingPart II of a series of articles focusing on the integration of social media in a coaching practice.
Implementing a social media strategy in your coaching practice will increase your online visibility and help enhance the relationship between current and potential clients. Like any successful endeavor, it helps to have a plan of action. Consider these four pillars of an effective communication strategy: mission, message, medium & management.
Mission: What is the purpose of your coaching practice? How is this being expressed to current/potential clients? A Read more »
By: Rachel O’h-Uiginn, Undercurrent CoachingPart I of a series of articles focusing on the integration of social media in a coaching practice.
Social media is an indispensable tool in today’s interconnected world. Those who want to build a successful coaching practice should pay close attention to this new medium of modern life because it’s a reflection of our very basic human need to connect with others. With 4.5 billion active social-media accounts world-wide, it’s understandable that all this can seem overwhelming and you may be thinking “Where do I start? Does it really matter? I don’t even GET it!”
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