A fun way to start exercise when you hate it

Thrive Global

There are a lot of people that don’t enjoy exercise. Most have tried everything to lose weight, from every diet under the sun to every new fad exercise regime or piece of exercise equipment. The second thing is tying exercise to weight loss, and a perfect body.

How I Found Exercise Over the Last Decade and Beat Depression

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Even during my years of depression, I knew in my mind that I’d feel improved if I did some exercise. One of my key tactics is exercising. I quickly realized how incredibly amazing exercise made me feel. For me, exercise is vital to my mental health. Community Coaching Depression exercise Mental Health Perspective Weekly PromptSome people have only known me as a person who’s really into her workouts and physical fitness and active travel.

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Wellness Coaching

Center for Coaching

Here is an example of a wellness coaching engagement using models, processes, and the coaching competencies. Visualize being hired for a wellness coaching relationship. In the next coaching session, you check in with the coachee and find that they are stuck in the same place.

Fitness Resolutions That Will Finally Help You Exercise More

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A study published by the Statistic Brain Research Institute last year showed that roughly 50 million Americans pledge to start exercising more each year, and yet only 37 percent of people stick to their new habits. Lisa Abramson, executive coach, San Francisco, CA.

Coaching Client Priority: Confidence

Center for Coaching

Continuing from the previous blog, the client and I talked about different approaches to coaching including an option of exploring what she wanted and then focusing on building her confidence. This option is taught in the Certified Professional Coach program and was explored with the client.

Coaching to Build a Life

Center for Coaching

During coach training we discuss the importance of a client choosing what to focus on and also empowering the client in terms of how to have the conversation. What level of activity or exercise do you want? The coach asks questions.

Motivating Your Client in Coaching

Center for Coaching

Their expectations are often for me to put them on a diet like a weight loss clinic and tell them what to do for exercise because they misunderstand coaching. Something I learned in coach training is that telling the answer is far less effective than really coaching where I ask them questions and they find their own answer. When coaching them, I ask them many powerful questions to get them to think. As a coach it is essential to adjust to each individual.

Examples of Expertise a Career Coach Can Provide You


You’ve probably heard about career coaches, but you’re unsure exactly what they do. Being skeptical is a good thing, because not all career coaches are created equal. GetFive coaches are different. You’re not getting someone who just yesterday decided to coach.

Actress Madeleine Arthur Reveals the Writing Exercise That Transformed Her Mental Well-being

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MA: Fresh air, meditation, sunshine, exercise, laughter, and singing in the shower! I found meditation when I was about fourteen; a gymnastics coach guided our group through meditations, and my mom taught me about it to help me fall asleep.

Coaching a Dysfunctional Team

Center for Coaching

When this happened to me, I was unaware of how coaching serves to make such an impactful difference with an entire branch office. There are a number of dysfunctional traits and I highlight those found within the team I was working with and discuss the positive coaching process that brought us to a more collaborative team. Start Coaching. What I learned through this exercise and am so happy to share with you is: when employees take ownership, they are empowered.

Pamper your inner self with a coaching session!

Center for Coaching

There are other routine physical services most of us choose to build into our schedules, to keep ourselves looking and feeling good: haircuts, exercise classes, manicures, and pedicures to name a few. What is your awareness of having a regular discussion with someone – a coach – as a tool to help you define your goals, focus on the future, and create a positive mindset? When will you add coaching sessions to your list of regular check-ups?

43 Coaching Questions That Will Make You a Better Leader


Guest contributors Terry Lipovski and Pat Lipovski, “The Leadership Brothers,” are trusted and referred international Executive Coaches. One the most common comments that we get from leaders is that they want to coach their people, but they don’t know how.

Team Building Exercises That Won’t Cause Eye Rolls


I am referring to those team building exercises that leaders come up with that are supposed to result in comradery and bonding. As one team member is learning, the other team members are coaching him or her. This exercise is done in pairs. We’ve all “been there and done that.”

Turning Your Calendar Into A Performance Coach

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Properly structured, our calendars shape our daily experience, exercising our greatest strengths and deepest ideals

Marketing Tips for Wellness Coaches and Trainers

Center for Coaching

Marketing Tips for Wellness Coaches and Trainers. Wellness coaching is a field that is gaining a lot of popularity today. Many people are therefore turning to the wellness centers and coaches that offer training, exercises, and support to help improve one’s health.

Online Coaching Supplants Traditional Methods

HR Daily Advisor

Advances in online coaching have provided unprecedented growth and expansion in OJT to become a more efficient and effective tool for employees and managers. The benefits of online coaching are in its versatility, flexibility of use, and accessibility. Who Benefits from Online Coaching?

A Reluctant Exerciser: On the Road to Recovery

Lisa Rosendahl

My goals for the 6-weeks were pedestrian: recharge my exercise routine, clean up my diet, and downsize my menopausal muffin top. I've had the support of family, CrossFit coaches who challenged me to test my limits, and a cadre of runners who inspired me to train for a 10-miler.

Do health coaches really help your employees?

Sonic Boom

It’s a question we hear all the time – most likely because the traditional approach to health coaching has never really worked, and people are understandably skeptical. We prefer to answer a slightly different question – “Do your health coaches really help?” We recently conducted a survey of members enrolled in Sonic Boom’s lifestyle coaching program (“Coach’s Corner”), and the results speak for themselves: 95% satisfaction rate with the coaching experience.

How to have coaching conversations


We believe the ability to have regular, productive coaching conversations is often the difference maker… People often wonder what separates an average manager from a great manager. One of the best ways to do this is through coaching conversations.

The Coach As Design Thinker


When I first realized the true meaning and power of coaching, I was amazed at how little I knew about the art of asking powerful questions. From the onset, I was amazed at the similarities between HCD (human-centered design) and the mindset of a coach. The same applies to any coach.

How Career Coaching Can Help You

Thrive Global

Ca reer coaching helps you achieve that rewarding career by having tough conversations to get you moving. Most people who don’t think career coaching is important and who aren’t adequately educated on how to manage their careers experience less satisfying careers. Career coaching guides and empowers you on how to take control of your career and achieve the success you have always dreamed of. Let’s see how: Your Career Coach Will Personalize Your Career Plan.

4 ways good managers can become great coaches


Many people can remember a childhood coach that shaped who they are today. Maybe it was a little-league coach who helped develop skill in sports, or a school tutor who saw their potential and helped them fulfill it. When managers are good coaches at work, their team members thrive.

When is your time?

Center for Coaching

As with so many coachees, for coaches it is also easy to forget about self-care. During coaching certification , learning the competencies and ethics included becoming aware of the significance of how we show up as coach.

The “Power of Positive”: A New HR Method from Sports Coaches

HR Daily Advisor

Indeed, several parallels can be drawn between a pro sports team and a traditional company, as well as between the human resources profession and coaching. Both HR and coaches work hard behind the scenes. The Concept of Positive Coaching. Think “Positive Coaching.”.

Why do teams need a coach?


But before we get excited by the prospect of artificial intelligence supporting coaching there’s a more fundamental question. Why do teams need a coach? Individual coaching is well established and common in many workplaces. This is where team coaching can help.

A guide to coaching: Is one to one or team coaching for you?


A guide to coaching: one to one vs team coachingCoaching is about connecting with people, inspiring them to do their best, and helping them to grow.” Ed Batista , executive coach and instructor at Stanford Graduate School of Business.

The real value of having a life coach.

Thrive Global

Virtual coaching call with a Collective Gain Coach. Photo by byrawpixel You can’t really understand the power of having a coach until you experience it. This is why most coaches offer one to two hours of complimentary coaching before you hire them.

can I talk to my boss about how she’s treating my coworker, interview exercises, and more

Ask a Manager

Were these interview exercises unreasonable? At what point do exercises or activities given during an interview process become training? During an interview process, I was given three exercises total (in addition to three phone interviews and one in-person interview). The first two exercises were given with the explanation that this would help me determine my ability to complete the job. This exercise seemed like actual work that needed to be done.

From Coach to Manager to Leader: How Yev Saidachev Made the Transition


As a lifelong hockey player, he now coaches youth hockey to give players the same team experiences he had. Read on to learn how he applies that focus towards coaching others, and how he further developed the skill through Everwise.

The Secret to Building Great Teams: Create User Manuals [My article in Talent & Culture Magazine]

Jason Treu

The post The Secret to Building Great Teams: Create User Manuals [My article in Talent & Culture Magazine] appeared first on Executive Coach, culture change and employee engagement in Dallas. The Secret to Building Great Teams: Create User Manuals [Talent & Culture Magazine].

This international community sparks my well-being each day

Thrive Global

One of my passions is exercise. A world-renowned executive recruiter, coach and author named Caroline started the group because she thought it would be a fun way to hold herself and others accountable. Exercise means a lot to me. But having a group of like-minded souls cheer me on, some who love exercise and others who are trying to make it a regular habit, is downright amazing. Community #weeklyprompt exercise friendships Support Well-Being

Struggle To Get Things Done While Helping People Grow? - Learn How to Mentor and Coach


Mentoring and coaching means actively developing others through feedback, challenging assignments, reflection, and suggestions. Once you understand that these behaviors are the key to mentoring and coaching, you will need to internalize them for yourself, turning them into habits.

Struggle To Get Things Done While Helping People Grow? - Learn How to Mentor and Coach


Mentoring and coaching means actively developing others through feedback, challenging assignments, reflection, and suggestions. Once you understand that these behaviors are the key to mentoring and coaching, you will need to internalize them for yourself, turning them into habits.

5 tips to coach and mentor future leaders


Stretch assignments are growth-oriented exercises. Build in both coaching and mentoring. Coaching and mentoring are powerful components that play vital, and slightly different, roles in growing employees into leaders. Mentoring differs from coaching in that it generally occurs over a longer period of time and focuses on developing the individual holistically for the future. Coaching normally focuses on the short-term. This is where coaching comes into play.

Why Are More Companies Seeking Group Leadership Coaching? Because It Works!

Business2Community Leadership

As more and more executives are seeing the value of leadership coaching for themselves, they’re looking to provide coaching for their teams as well. Executive coaching one-on-one can be powerful, no doubt. Why Group Coaching Works.

An AI Coach for Your Team


An intelligent digital coach, that provides personalised and actionable coaching for your team. CoachBot is an AI coach designed to help teams work well together by focussing on six key aspects of teamwork. We’ve launched CoachBot!

5 ways to coach millennials on improving health and wellness


Whether it’s encouraging them to eat well, exercise better or screening for various illnesses, there’s always more that companies can do. It’s long been a primary goal for employers to work with employees and devise strategies for improving corporate health and wellness. The challenge is particularly vexing with the latest generation of employees that’s entering the […].