Coaching And Emotional Intelligence

Although one’s IQ, or intellectual intelligence, is certainly important in life, their EQ, or emotional intelligence, can be equally if not more important.  Emotional intelligence has been defined as the ability to monitor and interpret one’s own and others’ feelings and emotions and use this information to guide one’s actions and behaviors.

Our emotional intelligence can affect all areas of our lives including our relationships, our self-esteem, our health and our work performance.  As Christian Life Coaches,  understanding, managing, and expressing our emotions can keep our bodies healthy, make us more productive and help us to support our clients in these areas.

But if we get our intellectual intelligence from books and education, how do we develop our emotional intelligence? Read More ›

Core Values: How Clear Are Your Core Values?

Core Values Exercise:

How clear are your core values? Clear values motivate us. Clear values help us make decisions. Clear values are the foundation for growth. Clear values bring greater inner peace. What are your Top 5 Values? Read More ›

Mind Mapping as a Coaching Tool

As a visual and kinesthetic learner, I’ve used “creative note taking”, or Mind Mapping,  for years where I use color and pictures and themes to help me see how ideas are linked in course design work, giving presentations and lectures, taking notes, or brainstorming ideas.  It is also a great tool in coaching to open things up, see patterns and themes emerge, as well as gain new perspectives and new insights. Read More ›

Are You Living in Your Sweet Spot?

How do you coach your clients to live in their “sweet spot?”

At Christian Coach Institute, we train our coaches on how to help clients understand, and embrace their personality traits, life and career experiences, talents and strengths, spiritual gifts and core values.  The convergence of all of these is your client’s “sweet spot.”  And then we train you on how to help your clients “live” in their sweet spot. Curious to learn more about your own “sweet spot”? Read More ›