Communities and community leaders have
huge learning opportunities, as the values of community members can be so different.
Depression is common in communities with little sense of purpose or
mutual commitment, while communities with shared values usually attract healthy people.
Do you want to contribute to your community?
Do you want to accelerate personal and community development?
Do you want to make a difference in people's lives?
behavior is both normal and expected in dysfunctional communities!
The World is Changing
Does your community try to maintain older systems or does it adapt to change?
Does your community enjoy a vibrant or stagnant economy? Do enthusiastic people enjoy
happy families and meaningful work? Or does your community suffer:
- Social problems?
- Apathy and stagnation?
- Depression and unemployment?
- Missed opportunities from lack of life skills and
Community leadership entails complex, cooperative learned
behavior. And in a rapidly changing world, the consequences of delay or error can be
severe. Community coaching is a needed set of skills.
Consider offering your community a systemic coaching service,
through which you can make a real difference, a positive contribution and an
income. You can do a quick feasibility study at little cost. We can help you
with coach training and
Consider founding programs that
offer behavioral, skill development, transitioning and skill generalization in
real life environments for people. You can offer structure, support and
strategies for relationship and daily tasks. You can coach social interactions
while cultivating leaders and nurturing community relationships.
Consider offering community leadership, and offer people the
skills they need to be confident leader s and organizers; such as communication,
organization, teamwork and leadership skills.
Evolution of Systemic Coaching .
Comparison of Coaching Styles
1. Market Research
How much money was spent on coaching and training in your area during the
past few years? How much money is currently spent on coaching and training in your area?:
- Individual Courses
- Funding Programs
- Colleges and Schools
- Neighboring communities
- Workers and Entrepreneurs
- Your local community members
Which skills are necessary to
provide successful community coaching and training?
- Experience in education
- Ambition? Drive? Motivation
- The desire to make a difference
- The ability to work independently
- Experience at running a small business
3. Identify Work Situation
- Are there jobs for motivated workers?
- Which local companies could be partners to create jobs?
- How many work-age people are in and around your community?
- How many job opportunities does your community miss due to a lack
4. Identify Potential Clients
What skills do local people need and want?
- Teamwork skills
- Supervisory skills
- Relationship skills
- Communication skills
- Self-employment skills
Expenses and Rewards
Your expenses, if you start from your own home, can be
minimal. A quiet room, appropriately decorated with comfortable chairs is
enough. Later, as you build your business, you may prefer an office downtown.
You will also need basic promotional aids such as business cards, a website and office
If you want coaching to become a part-time career, you can
provide an evening or weekend service, or incorporate coaching into your
regular employment. If you want coaching to become a full-time career, you
can start small and build your business until your income justifies becoming
These questions can indicate the potential success of a
coaching business in your area. Consider how many people you would like to
coach and for what rate. For example, if you provide coaching for 30 clients
for two hours each month for $100 per hour, your gross monthly income would
be around $6000.
Do you want to fulfill a useful and positive role in your community? Coaching is an
career as well as a business you can take pride in. Consider how your clients will feel
as they better support their families, enjoy the benefits of emerging job opportunities
and to work at meaningful, well paying jobs.
If you want to go the next step to building a successful coaching practice,
consider getting our Systemic Coach Training.
We do not solve social problems - that's for social workers. We
are not authorities about why people have problems - that's for psychologists. Nor
do we manage emotions with medication - that's medicine.
We help people manage
whatever stops them solving their problems.
Do you want to enjoy emotional success and good relationships?
Do you want to help people build success and healthy relationships?
Coaching, Counseling & Soulwork Therapy
Questions before coaching
These questions are useful for assessing your
What do you want?
What would be enough?
What stops your success?
What can you celebrate now?
What do you want to change?
What supports your happiness?
What gives you the most pleasure?
How do your feelings impact your life?
What lessons can you take from this web page?
If you had one month left to live - what would you do?