Commitment, the Secret to Success

Recently, we had cause to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the launch of New Insights in South Africa (and fourteen years since the brand was originally established in the UK).

A good friend asked me about how the business had changed over the years.

He looked curious when I explained that ten years ago our biggest challenge was to convey an understanding of what life coaching is, whereas today the challenge is to stand out of the ever-increasing crowd of life coach training institutes.

“So, to what do you ascribe your success in staying in business for so long in what is a pretty fickle market?” he asked.

“Most people fail, not because of a lack of desire, but because of a lack of commitment.”

– Vince Lombardi

Commitment

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Life Coaching that Transforms

New Insights is unique in offering a structured 13-session coaching system for its trainee coaches to use in practice coaching and – if they choose – in their professional coaching endeavours after certification.

When the system is properly followed, the coaching process takes coach and client around six months or so to complete and may be followed up with ongoing coaching if needs be.

“Six months? Is there no quick fix?” I often get asked.

“There are no short cuts to any place worth going.”

– Beverly Sills

life coaching that transforms

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Power to the People

Our planet is both a wondrous and downright scary place to be right now.

We humans are naturally predisposed to seek the safety of the status quo rather than embrace change. Yet, just about everything around us is changing and there’s no sign of that letting up.

Whether you take a political, economic or social perspective on things, the world is changing like never before and at a rate that most of us find breathtaking and … quite frankly … bewildering!

It would all be very disheartening if it weren’t for one very encouraging aspect …

Individual people are beginning to wake up to the real power that they have to influence the nature of the world we live in!

 

Power to the People

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Stuck In a Rut?

Life coaching is particularly effective for those people who, though mentally well and fully functional, are simply ‘stuck in a rut’!

Let’s face it, we all have that stuck feeling at some stage of other in our lives. But that’s not to say that it isn’t hugely frustrating and debilitating while it lasts.

So what’s the cause of it and what’s the best strategy for getting out of a rut?

“When we are stuck in a rut we are being invited to grow and expand.”

― Dana Arcur

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This Year, Make it Happen

It seems like just a few days ago that I was writing a brief review of 2016 and looking forward to a few weeks break. And now, here we are, well into a brand new year!

Well, they say time flies while you’re having fun! How true.

Welcome to another year and one in which I hope some of the dreams you have for yourself and your loved ones will be fulfilled.

“Don’t just wish; be passionate about what you wish to see happen. Rise up and make it happen.”

– Israelmore Ayivor

 

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2016 – A Year of Change

This will be the last Life Coaching Insights Blog Post for 2016 as I join many of you esteemed readers in taking a well deserved break for a few weeks!

As the year draws to a close there will surely be no lack of pronouncements by the various media on how it, and the various events that characterised it, stacked up in importance to – and affect on – the human race.

Here’s how I see it:

“The new year will be like the old one if you keep on doing the same old things.”

– Jean-Paul Malfatti

2016

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