Styles of Coaching for every kind of Client

Do you remember the Push Me-Pull You, the fantastic two-way creature from the “Doctor Doolittle” stories?  The “Push” style of coaching (also called Directive) gives instructions or directions. Coaches need to give clients a little push, offering clear answers or show them how to perform certain skills or ask some tough questions in order to keep […]

Field a Winning Team in Business

Why is it that some people in some organizations perform better and get better results with limited resources? Stanford University has been studying top executives for many years.  The top three qualities of exceptional leaders are: The ability to deal with a crisis when it occurs. The ability to function as part of a team. […]

Great Leaders must first master the art of Personal Leadership

To be a great leader, you must first master the art of Personal Leadership.  If you personal life is in disarray, you will not – cannot – capture the minds and hearts of your employees, your customers, your vendors and any other stakeholders in your business. The Enemy Within Leadership requires consistently high performance coupled […]

5 Key Leadership Tips for New Managers

People don’t leave bad jobs; they leave bad bosses. As a new manager, it’s your responsibility to inspire and motivate employees. Your team expects you to provide constructive feedback and reward hard work. It’s a daunting responsibility. Forbes reports that nearly 60 percent of managers didn’t receive any training before taking on this role. They were promoted […]

Business Decision Principle from Calvin & Hobbs – really?

Was Bill Watterson a Personal development Coach?  Most likely not, however in my favorite comic strip – Calvin & Hobbs, he addresses a very powerful, valid principle of Decision making and in Business Planning your decisions vs. reacting in making decisions. How do Business Owners and Leaders make decisions every day, almost every few minutes […]

Top 20 Executive Coaches in Philadelphia – check out #10

The best coaches in Philadelphia is a tough list to compile with so many amazing coaches emerging in the city today. Our team at Influence Digest did extensive research to find the best Executive Coaches in Philadelphia that are not only going to be your best listeners but also your best advisors. Next year Top five! Top […]

Facts & Figures on Business / Executive Coaching

If you own a business or if you are thinking about becoming a Business Coach, read the following on Does Coaching provide value?  ROI? Let’s Read! Business & Executive Coaching: According to study and surveys by Monte Wyatt, Productivity (reported by 53% of executives) Quality (48%) Organizational strength (48%) Customer service (39%) Reducing customer […]

Employee vs. Business Owner – Which one is for you?

Being your own Boss is a great option for many people, especially experienced business people who have a clear picture of what they want and how they intend to achieve it.  There has never been a better time to start, grow and enjoy your own business. Both being an employee and being a business owner […]

9 Ways a Business Coach Can Help Your Company Prosper… Even Today

As of 2020, the U.S. business coaching industry is worth a staggering $11.6 billion. Over the last five years, growth in the industry has been exponential, with the entire North American business coaching market size accounting for $955 million in 2015. There’s a good reason the demand for business coaching services has skyrocketed in recent years. Business leaders […]

Managing Emotions in Business, Sports and Life

Yes successful Leaders, Golfers, and those in Business, besides having the requisite skills, have one strong common ability,  It is they have learned how to manage their Emotions. They difference between being Good / Great at what you do and being Excellent / Superb at what you do is how you manage your emotions.  Thousands […]