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184 How To Offer Coaching Like A Pro

By Leslie Samuel

Are you ready to take your business to the next level and start coaching?

Coaching is a good way  to make even more money,  but do you know where and how to start?

How do you keep your clients focused and guided as they try to meet their goals successfully?

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How To Offer Coaching Like A Pro

I share with you some of my personal thoughts on how you can professionally coach your clients to success. I have been through coaching myself and have seen its advantages it can provide if done the right way.

It is very rewarding and can help you generate revenue without having to create anything to sell.


Because you are offering your knowledge and expertise and applying them to your client’s own businesses to help them move forward in the right direction.

Coaching can consume a lot of your time. And, depending on how you do it, those coaching sessions can be a headache at times. But, it won't be that way for you, because you're gonna listen to this episode 🙂

How to Coach Like a Pro

So, in today’s episode, I talk about how you can Coach Like a Pro. I do not just give you some tips and tricks. I share the results of my own research and experience about coaching. I have set up a process that will help you become more effective in becoming a coach:

  • Being specific with the kind of coaching you want to offer and the outcomes you want to help your clients with.
  • Developing an application process.
  • Getting relevant background information.
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How to Coach Like a Pro
  • Doing your research.
  • Scheduling and having your first session.
  • You will also learn additional ninja tips from me to help you become even more effective and efficient as a coach:

    • Creating detailed email templates.
    • Creating a folder for each client in Google Drive.
    • Having an agenda for each meeting.
    • Following up each session with a recap and action sheet.
    • Recording your calls and providing them as a bonus…

    Plus, after listening to this episode, you will have a better idea of how much money you should be charging your clients for your coaching, how to run your coaching sessions, elements of each coaching session and so much more!

    If you want to dig deeper and learn more on how you can Coach Like a Pro, go ahead and click the play button to listen to the full episode.

    Enjoy! 🙂

    Resources Mentioned

    • Formidable Pro – a premium WordPress plugin for creating online forms
    • Google Forms – a free service for creating online forms
    • Yesware – Gmail addon for organizing your email templates and tracking opens and clicks.
    • CoachingwithLeslie – If you're interested in having a coaching session with me, you can apply here.


    Some people prefer to read along with the podcast episode. Others actually prefer to read than listen. If you are one of those people, not to worry. I’ve got a transcript right here for you 🙂

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    About The Podcast

    Learning With Leslie

    Learning With Leslie is a podcast dedicated to helping you build a business around a blog. No, not one of those blogs that will fall by the wayside when Google has a mood swing, but one that will thrive no matter what gets thrown at it.

    I share tips and strategies that I’ve learnt building blogs since 2008 and interview experts who are knowledgable about various aspects of blogging so that we can learn from their experiences.

    If you’re a blogger, thinking about becoming a blogger (pun intended) or are not even sure if blogging is right for you, go ahead and tune in to see what this blogging thing is all about.

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    1. Wow, Leslie this was really an extremely helpful podcast on coaching. You were able to provide both broad considerations and detailed steps. Love your analytical yet practical approach!

    2. I absolutely love this! I have thought about coaching and ultimately have that as my goal once I leave my job and can dedicate time to that, but I haven’t really known how to make it happen. Unfortunately, it’s not passive income, but you know what, I’m not sure I WANT to be passive when it comes to coaching. I want to be hands on and specific. I want to really customize this to each one of my clients, and you’ve shown me how to do that in a manageable way. Very exciting stuff Leslie!

    3. Hi Leslie,
      From past 3 months, I am simply wasting my time without proper planning to build my readers. Honestly, these methods are really good way to improve our engagement with our Clients. I’ll surely give them a try.

    4. Awesome. This is what i needed now. 🙂 i am into coaching and this post does provide me with an idea of what this is all about 🙂

    5. Great session Leslie. I’ve been doing ‘coaching’ for quite some time but never thought to have the questionnaire up front. Instead I devoted time at the start of each session to ask these questions. But I love this idea and now have an awesome form for students to fill out (google docs, nothing fancy). I feel like not only does this save me time and increase the professional level of my sessions, I also feel that this will help my client get a better insight on their needs prior to the session. Thanks

      1. Awesome stuff Leah. Yeah – I think those things can really help you out. And no, it doesn’t have to be fancy. It just needs to be more efficient – Efficient works 🙂

    6. This was an epic podcast/ tutorial. I am diving headfirst into coaching and as with everything I do intentionally I plan on bringing my A game. This was a wealth of information.! Thanks!

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