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Getting Started in Personal and Executive Coaching: How to Create a Thriving Coaching Practice [Paperback]

Stephen G. Fairley , Chris E. Stout
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Nov. 24 2003 0471426245 978-0471426240 1
Find satisfaction and financial success with a new career in coaching

Getting Started in Personal and Executive Coaching offers a go-to reference designed to help every mental health professional build, manage, and sustain a thriving coaching practice. Packed with hundreds of proven strategies and techniques, this nuts-and-bolts guide covers all aspects of the coaching business with step-by-step instructions and real-world illustrations that prepare you for every phase of starting your own coaching business.

This single, reliable book offers straightforward advice and tools for running a successful practice, including:
* Seven tools for making a great first impression
* Fifteen strategies for landing ten paying clients
* Seven secrets of highly successful coaches
* Ten marketing mistakes to avoid


Complete with sample business and marketing plans and worksheets for setting rates and managing revenue, Getting Started in Personal and Executive Coaching identifies the fifteen biggest moneymaking markets to target and offers valuable recommendations for financing that get the most impact and mileage from every budget. Quick "Action Steps" for applying ideas and techniques make this book useful right away.

Get started in coaching today!

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Find satisfaction and financial success with a new career in coaching

Getting Started in Personal and Executive Coaching offers a go-to reference designed to help every mental health professional build, manage, and sustain a thriving coaching practice. Packed with hundreds of proven strategies and techniques, this nuts-and-bolts guide covers all aspects of the coaching business with step-by-step instructions and real-world illustrations that prepare you for every phase of starting your own coaching business.

This single, reliable book offers straightforward advice and tools for running a successful practice, including:

  • Seven tools for making a great first impression
  • Fifteen strategies for landing ten paying clients
  • Seven secrets of highly successful coaches
  • Ten marketing mistakes to avoid

Complete with sample business and marketing plans and worksheets for setting rates and managing revenue, Getting Started in Personal and Executive Coaching identifies the fifteen biggest moneymaking markets to target and offers valuable recommendations for financing that get the most impact and mileage from every budget. Quick "Action Steps" for applying ideas and techniques make this book useful right away.

Get started in coaching today!

About the Author

STEPHEN G. FAIRLEY, MA, RCC, is President of Today’s Leadership Coaching, a premier executive coaching and training firm based in Chicago. He is also CEO and Principal Investigator at WorldCast Technologies, Inc.

CHRIS E. STOUT, Psyd, MBA, is a licensed clinical psychologist and serves as Illinois’s first Chief of Psychological Services for the Department of Human Services/Office of Mental Health. He has published or presented more than 300 papers and twenty-nine books and manuals on various topics in psychology and mental health.


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2.0 out of 5 stars Personal or Business Coaching- Not about Executives March 18 2004
Format:Paperback
If you are interested in possibly starting a coaching business but are not a professional executive coach, this book may be helpful for you. Most of the emphasis is on what you want verses what your clients may need from you. Although the title is about personal and "Executive Coaching", everything inside the book is about "Business Coaching" and is referred to as such. When it comes to executive coaching, you can't start such a practice just because it interests you and you have some basic skills dealing with people and know something about business. Executive coaching requires significant background in organizational management and leadership, organization development, psychology, and high-level skills in coaching and consulting at the executive level.
For more information about professional standards for executive coaching I recommend downloading the free Handbook of Executive Coaching at the website: [...]
You will also find all free information and tools for the executive coach, executive, and HR professionals.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Top Notch Advice for New Coaches Aug. 1 2012
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This is a practical, helpful guide for a new coach. Provides real proven process to follow. It is detailed for not too much. Top notch!
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5.0 out of 5 stars A Must Read Dec 20 2005
Format:Paperback
This book really covers all of the things that you need to address when you are starting a coaching practice. In particular, I like the section dealing with marketing strategies and networking. If you are unsure of how you can market yourself and about marketing techniques you should get this book.
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5.0 out of 5 stars The Ultimate How to in Starting to Coach Feb. 29 2004
Format:Paperback
Fairley and Stout have gone through the nuts and bolts of starting a coaching business down to how to do and not do your business cards. They tell you what to buy on a small, medium or large start-up budgets.
They also tell you how to get clients and give many ideas and examples. You can very much see Chris Stout's MBA/business experience in this book.
There may come a time when someone writes a better "how to" manual, but when they do they will really have to step up and compare themselves to this book to see if their book rates consideration.
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So you want to start a new business enterprise as a personal or executive coach? Reading a copy of "Getting Started in Personal and Executive Coaching" is the place you will want to start. This is not just another book on the joys of coaching, but has real life information that you should know before making the commitment. The authors have provided some cold, hard facts about executive coaching including how long it typically takes to get started, how much the average person earns after one year in the business, typical problems getting clients and referrals and what to do about it. The book is a business analysis of the industry from beginning to end. It includes such important information as what you need to know to get started, what you need to know to succeed, how to market, how to segment your market, how to target that segment, financing your business, Internet marketing, using E-zines, and using web sites. Fairly and Stout even include seven secrets of highly successful coaches. This is a complete road map of what to realistically expect, how to get to your goal, and all the steps along the way. If you are interested in becoming a personal or executive coach it is a highly recommended book and the best I've come across to date.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Personal or business coach? This book will help Jan. 13 2004
Format:Paperback
The authors have captured my attention in this book. They take you step by step to help you decide "your place" in the coaching field. From there they lead you through target markets, marketing and so forth. This is a must read for anyone intereseted in starting a coaching career.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Starting out coaching? This is a must read Jan. 8 2004
Format:Paperback
This is one of the best primers on coaching. Anyone who is just starting out as a coach or thinking about becoming a coach should read this book. Stephen brings the much needed tactical world of business to coaching. Reading this book first will help you succeed.
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I saw this book at the recent ICF conference in Denver but waited to buy it. I should have bought it then because I haven't been able to put it down since I recieved it! Read more
Published on Jan. 2 2004 by Ginger
5.0 out of 5 stars Getting Started in Personal and Executive Coaching
This is an excellent comprehensive resource that covers the A-Z's of establishing a coaching practice/business. The information is straight forward, instructional and thorough. Read more
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5.0 out of 5 stars A 'must-read' book
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5.0 out of 5 stars This book is hot! The "must have" guide for ALL coaches.
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Stephen and Chris have writtne an excellent book wiht many tips and techniques that are proven to not only learn how to be a great coach, but how to build a successful business as... Read more
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5.0 out of 5 stars This Is an Outstanding Practice Building Book for Coaches
Getting Started in Personal and Executive Coaching provides the specific, on-target advice that a warm, wise mentor would provide to those who wish to build or grow a thriving... Read more
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