A client recently asked, “Do you think I should join BNI?” BNI, short for Business Networking International, is a lead-sharing networking group. I was a member of a San Francisco BNI Chapter during my first year in business as a full time coach. It was a great experience and I definitely benefited from my involvement in BNI. Specifically: 5 fellow chapter members became clients 8 referrals became clients 3 strategic alliances were formed (with an accountant, graphic designer and biz attorney) Several speaking engagements were generated Back then I was coaching by phone from my studio apartment in the Marina … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: February 2008
Ah, a question that doesn’t always have an easy answer. What do you call yourself?I’d love to know. Use the survey tool to the left or post a comment below. Do you use one of the “standard” titles? life coach business coach executive coach corporate coach professional coach Do you incorporate your niche or specialty? career coach relationship coach transition coach creativity coach leadership coach team-building coach ADD/ADHD coach Do you reference your training? co-active coach dream coach integrative coach Are you California woo-woo?(I live in the San Francisco Bay Area so I can say that, right?) achievement coach empowerment … Continue reading
I recently got an iPhone and thought it would be fun to try posting from it while I was taking BART into San Francisco for the monthly SF Coaches meeting. Tech challenge: I was able to create this post but unable to type anything, so I’m writing this now from my office. I love technology and gadgets, especially when I really know how to use them. If you have any hints on how to create posts in blogger using an iPhone, please let me know.