Allison Rapp

How To Find A Coach Who Will Make A Difference

A coach with clients "similar" to you may not understand how hands-on practitioners are different. How do you know a coach is a good fit for you?
Know what fits with you when you're looking for a coach.
Hands-on Practitioners and Movement Educators are not like most of the people most coaches are helping to build a business. To avoid getting a bad fit, know the signs of a good fit!

Recently, I was talking to some friends of mine who are coaches about what we do to help our clients get clients.

As often happens, the conversation got around to the specifics of the people we work with, and of course, I described hands-on practitioners like YOU, as the kind of person I help.

And what they said was, “Oh, I work with clients like that, too!”

To be honest, many coaches believe they do work with you because you’re a holistic practitioner — or as they often describe you, a “healer.”

But I know they misunderstand “who you are,” because my clients regularly tell me that they’ve hired other coaches and just couldn’t do what the coach prescribed… it just didn’t fit for who they are, what they want and how they want to be with their clients. [Tweet “Lots of coaches think they can help you — find a good fit and that will be true!”]

The truth is that hands-on practitioners are different in lots of ways from the practitioners many coaches work with. Your challenges are different, your motivation is different… you need a coach you respond to, not simply someone who says “I work with people like you.”

So… what makes you special? What kind of coach should you look for? And how can you recognize a good fit with a coach before you get blisters from a bad fit?!

The answer is in today’s video…


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