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Potential is a Terrible Thing to Waste: How to Get Out of Your Own Way at Work and Help Others Do the Same
by Mark Goulston

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What the World Needs Now... (Part 3 of 4)
by Wendy Johnson

Column
The ROI of Business Coaching
by Jack Phillips

Column
Beyond Business Basics
by Sylva Leduc

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Assessment Corner
by Roberta Hill

Movers and Shakers
An Interview with Michelle Boyea
By Wendy Johnson
Success Story
From Small to Dazzling: VSM Marketing Support Services
By Jean-Pierre Fortin
Get The Edge
Traditional Sales Calls Don't Work for Coaches, But What Does?
by Kerri Salls
Hot Topics
Growing Your Business: Four Strategies to Ease Growing Pains
by Christina Madrid

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FEATURE ARTICLE
Potential is a Terrible Thing to Waste: How to Get Out of Your Own Way at Work and Help Others Do the Same
By Mark Goulston


Self-defeating behavior is the main reason that people don't succeed. By understanding how you develop it, you will deepen your commitment to overcoming it. Coaching is a chance to get out of your own way and on your way to the effectiveness that has been eluding you.

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FROM THE WABC PRESIDENT/CEO
What the World Needs Now... (Part 3 of 4)
By Wendy Johnson

As business becomes more global and globalization increases its impact on society, business coaching will be impacted as well. How will business coaches respond, and what will be their role in the new global society?

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COLUMN
The ROI of Business Coaching
By Jack Phillips


"So..." asks the sponsor of your proposed coaching engagement, "Can you show us the return on our coaching investment?" This question is being asked with increasing frequency. With increasing frequency, too, business coaches are answering, "Yes!"

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COLUMN
Beyond Business Basics
By Sylva Leduc


A central key to success for solopreneurs (including coaches) is having efficient, effective support systems in place. Yet, all too often, coaches waste time taking care of "administrivia" and pushing papers around on their desk. Learn how a Virtual Assistant may help you increase your productivity.

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COLUMN
Assessment Corner
By Roberta Hill


Tired of seeing assessments used to label and stereotype people? Roberta's tongue-in-cheek Twelve Step recovery program may help the Assessment Addicts you know.

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MOVERS AND SHAKERS
An Interview with Michelle Boyea
By Wendy Johnson

Wendy Johnson, president and CEO of the Worldwide Association of Business Coaches, discusses the future of global business, leadership within a global organization, and the impact of business coaching with The Home Depot's Director of Human Resources for Services, Michelle Boyea.

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SUCCESS STORY
From Small to Dazzling: VSM Marketing Support Services
By Jean-Pierre Fortin

Alain Boudreau, president of VSM, a company specializing in supporting information technology companies in their marketing, was confronted with the challenge of growing his company from a small business to a large presence in their field. He hired coach Jean-Pierre Fortin to help him navigate his entrepreneurial shift, resulting in a new freedom for him and his company.

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GET THE EDGE
Traditional Sales Calls Don't Work for Coaches, But What Does?
By Kerri Salls

Traditional sales training teaches five simple steps to selling anything. According to experts, if you follow the steps, you get the sale. But if you are selling a coaching program or an assessment system, you need a totally different approach. Here are the strategic selling skills you need for this new sales cycle.

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HOT TOPICS
Growing Your Business: Four Strategies to Ease Growing Pains
By Christina Madrid

Are you on the brink of transitioning from "soloist" to "conductor"? If it's time to expand your business by hiring your first employees, you can use the following four strategies to help you minimize your risks and maximize your potential success!

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Coming In Our Next Issue!

Feature: Ellen Samiec and Scott Campbell, authors of 5-D Leadership (Davies-Black Publishing, Oct. 2005), overview the five key leadership approaches, or five dimensions of leadership. Learn more about Ellen in the WABC Coach Directory

Success Story: Brian Underhill, founding member of the Alliance for Strategic Leadership (A4SL), discusses the design and outcome of an enterprise-wide executive coaching program for Agilent Technologies. Learn more about Brian in the WABC Coach Directory

 
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Business owners and leaders are often concerned about growing their businesses in the right way. Luckily, they don't need to go it alone.

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HIRING A BUSINESS COACH?

The coaching partnership that you and your business coach develop will be customized to your needs and the needs of your business. However, the typical stages for a business coaching program may look like these:

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