Archive for December, 2014

360 GEMS OF WISDOM (LIFE) #8

Posted: December 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

LIFE
1. Life stretches beyond earthly bonds into eternity
2. If I had only six months to live, what would I do?
3. The abundance of life is in the number of people it influences and gives legacy
4. Life is not simply holding a good hand; life is playing a poor hand well. (Danish Saying)
5. The measure of life is not in its dictation but in its donation
6. Your worth in life is essentially product of the use of which you put your mind. Therefore explore your mind (Bishop Oyedepo)
7. Life is about influence, impact, values and relationship and this is what we must stand for
8. Life is a partnership with God. It is a privilege and responsibility. It is a companionship
9. Life is wonderful if you know how to live. However, it is now how long you live in life but how impactful is your existence on earth.
10. The two major live-wire of life is faith and hope, without this a man’s life will not yield great result.

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360 GEMS OF WISDOM (DESTINY) #7

Posted: December 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

DESTINY
1. We are the makers of our own destiny. We have been given the power to choose.
2. There is no fulfilled destiny without successful cooperation with the Holy Spirit.
3. Thought lead to purpose, purpose go forth into action, action form habit, habit decide character and character fixes destiny
4. There is something for you to start that is destiny for you to finish .
5. You must be ready to take whatever decision, pay whatever price to see your destiny fulfilled
6. God has tired our destinies to the quality of ideas that flow through our minds
7. Our destiny is not the function of our condition; it is a function of our decision
8. Destiny fulfillment is the function of the quality of divine guidance you are exposed to
9. Too much sleep kills great destines.
10. Your choices in life has a great influence in the family and realization of your destiny in life

INFORMATION

1. Information gives reformation and reformation brings transformation
2. You cannot rise above the level of information you have at your possession.
3. Note that what you are now is a prophet of the level of information you are exposed to.
4. Information is the most valuable commodity on the surface of the earth.
5. When you are void of information you are as good as dead.
6. The information we receive from the word of God inoculate us with the nature of God and connects us to his divinity
7. Information draws revelation and revelation shows direction in the dark period
8. The function of your life cannot be greater than the level of information you are exposed to
9. The advantage Satan has over believers is the possession information about our of which we refuse to get from God
10. Divine information is instructs you on what to do to get to your high places in life. Therefore in all thy getting get information.

360 GEMS OF WISDOM (WISDOM)

Posted: December 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

WISDOM

1. Wisdom is the application of the word of God to ones situation which brings solution when mixed with faith.
2. Wisdom never stands alone. If you have wisdom, king’s treasures will be in your coffers
3. Your rate of success in any given area is a function of the level of wisdom you have in that area
4. There is wisdom for a season
5. Wisdom is the application of knowledge in a rightful way
6. We can get or grasp wisdom through people or pain.
7. Questions are the seeds of wisdom. Never relent in asking.
8. The role of wisdom is correct reactions and ability to recognize difference
9. The word of God is the wisdom of God. Dwell on it and it will rub on you.
10. Wisdom is necessary, in order that we live life to its fullest and accomplish God’s purpose in our lives

360 GEMS OF WISDOM (INTEGRITY)

Posted: December 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

INTEGRITY

1. Integrity is one of the powerful forces that preserve us along life’s way
2. Integrity is not moral platitude but the only way to grow in life
3. Any life that retains integrity of character is worth living
4. A man of integrity makes his word his bond
5. Integrity differentiates ordinary men from real men. Real men never compromise
6. If only we can hold unto integrity our life will have immeasurable impact on others
7. Integrity makes you upright and trustworthy because people only believe in a man of integrity
8. Integrity is the evident of who a man is in and the reality of his future manifestation
9. The true picture of a man can only be seen through what he lives as integrity
10. A man’s net worth can only be seen in his integrity and not his possession

360 GEMS OF WISDOM (FAITH)

Posted: December 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

FAITH

1. Faith is the basis of all miracles and all mysteries which cannot be analysed by the rules of science
2. Unless every word is mixed with faith it cannot work
3. No man conquer his circumstances unless he is a person of faith
4. Faith is an irrational belief in the impossible. Do you believe in the impossible?
5. Faith is the element which transforms the ordinary vibration of thought created by a man into reality.
6. Faith is the only known antidote for failure
7. Faith realizes much in the present but would realize more in the future
8. There is only one force more powerful than fear and that is faith
9. No man has yet achieved great things in life without faith
10. With faith all things are possible

360 GEMS OF WISDOM (VALUES)

Posted: December 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

VALUES

1. Whatever you don’t value, you can not attract, you only attract what you value
2. You can get your time and your life under control only to the degree to which you value people around you.
3. Three facts about value are: value people, life and God who created you
4. Until you are known as a valuable person, people might not recognize the vision you carry.
5. Good moral and mental values will drive our nation to the next level not material values.
6. Your values define who you are, what you will be, the legacy you will leave behind and where you will go
7. Values differentiate an ordinary man from an extra ordinary man and purpose driven life man. What are your values?
8. A man can only have an edge over others when you are valuable and priceless.
9. If only we can change our values define and emulate good values what a great many people and nation we would be
10. The next time you question your worth as a person, remember that God considers you highly valuable

360 GEMS OF WISDOM (PRAYER)

Posted: December 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

PRAYER
1. Effectual prayer of the righteous availeth much be effectual in praying
2. Prayer unlocks the doors of impossibility and presents our desires to our creator
3. Pray prompts supernatural actions when mixed with faith into manifestation
4. Prayer channels our desires to our maker, activates our path, deactivates our fear and deletes our worries
5. Pray for the things unseen more than the things seen because the things unseen give birth to the seen
6. Prayer for the future makes the future secured and protected. Its an investment.
7. Prayer helps to break the mountains of challenges and save as inspiration to move on and claim God’s promises
8. Prayer gives you an insight to God’s will for your life and helps you to enter into a place of rest
9. Prayer properly channel with understanding, knock the creator’s door and gives birth to quick results.
10. Prayer is recognition of God’s existence, presence and a simple expression of need and a statement of request

MAKE IMPACT TODAY

Posted: December 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

…………………………….Oooo
Some people ………….( …..)
come into our lives….. ) ../
and quickly go………. (__/

oooO
(….. ) …….Some people
..\.. ( ……..become friends
…\__)…… and stay a while…

leaving beautiful …..Oooo
footprints on our ….(…… )
hearts……………………..)… /
…………………………….(_ _/

oooO
.(….. )…… and we are
…\… ( …….~ never ~
….\__) ……quite the same

because we have
made a good friend!!

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Yesterday is history.
Tomorrow a mystery.
Today is a gift.
That’s why it’s called the present!

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Right Now –

-somebody is very proud of you.
-somebody is thinking of you.
-somebody is caring about you.
-somebody misses you.
-somebody wants to talk to you.
-somebody wants to be with you.
-somebody hopes you aren’t in trouble.
-somebody is thankful for the support you have provided.
-somebody wants to hold your hand.
-somebody hopes everything turns out all right.
-somebody wants you to be happy.
-somebody wants you to find him/her.
-somebody is celebrating your successes.
-somebody wants to give you a gift.
-somebody thinks that you ARE a gift.
-somebody hopes you’re not too cold, or too hot
-somebody wants to hug you.
-somebody loves you.
-somebody admires your strength.
-somebody is thinking of you and smiling.
-somebody wants to be your shoulder to cry on.
-somebody wants to go out with you and have a lot of fun.
-somebody thinks the world of you.
-somebody wants to protect you.
-somebody would do anything for you.
-somebody wants to be forgiven.
-somebody is grateful for your forgiveness.
-somebody wants to laugh with you.
-somebody remembers you and wishes that you were there.
-somebody is praising God for you.
-somebody needs to know that your love is unconditional.
-somebody values your advice.
-somebody wants to tell you how much they care.
-somebody wants to share their dreams with you.
-somebody wants to hold you in their arms.
-somebody wants YOU to hold them in your arms.
-somebody treasures your spirit.
-somebody wishes they could STOP time because of you.
-somebody praises God for your friendship and love.
-somebody can’t wait to see you.
-somebody loves you for who you are.
-somebody loves the way you make them feel.
-somebody wants to be with you.
-somebody wants you to know they are there for you.
-somebody’s glad that you’re his/her friend.
-somebody wants to be your friend.
-somebody stayed up all night thinking about you.
-somebody is alive because of you.
-somebody is wishing that you noticed him/her.
-somebody wants to get to know you better.
-somebody wants to be near you.
-somebody misses your advice/guidance.
-somebody has faith in you.
-somebody trusts you.
-somebody needs you to send them this letter
-somebody needs your support.
-somebody needs you to have faith in them.
-somebody will cry when they read this.
-somebody needs you to let them be your friend.
-somebody hears a song that reminds them of you

LIFE COACHING

Posted: December 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

√ Life Coaching Skill #2: Questioning

Life coaching is not counseling. It is not giving advice. Sometimes, those may sneak in, but coaching is a different practice from counseling.

Questioning skills are to life coaching what the tool box is to the auto mechanic. Asking the right questions in the right way and at the right timing distinguishes a good life coach from the mediocre.
Questions are the tools for the trade. A life coach must ask questions in such a way as to help the client excavate the solution by herself. When the client arrives at an answer by herself, she owns it. She becomes more committed to the process of change than if you just prescribe the answer.

Here are some “unorthodox” ways I employ to continually polish my questioning skills:

• Listening to high profile cases such as the Oscar Pistorius trial. I learn a lot from the way veteran lawyers ask questions.

• Watching world class journalists conduct interviews. I particularly loved the retired Larry King. CNN’s Christiane Amanpour and Richard Quest, as well as BBC’s HardTalk host, Stephen Sackur are among my favorites.

• I interact a lot with children. Children are a natural when it comes to asking questions!

“Mummy, do angels fly?”

“Yes, dear, they do.”

“Yesterday, while you were out shopping, Daddy called the housemaid an angel. Can she fly too?”

“Most certainly! I’ll make sure she flies back to her village first thing tomorrow morning!”

Notice the enormous change that innocuous questions can achieve!
√ Life Coaching Skill #3: Rapport

In the first century AD, the diehard Saint Paul wrote: “To the Jews I became like a Jew, to win the Jews. To those under the law I became like one under the law (though I myself am not under the law), so as to win those under the law.” There is no better illustration of rapport than this.

For the life coach, it is impossible to connect meaningfully with a client unless there is rapport. Rapport is the process of you participating in the internal world of that person. A life coach can achieve rapport through empathy – demonstrating genuine interest in the affair of the client. In a face-to-face session, your body language, the tone of your voice and choice of words would radiate acceptance and trust. Rapport builds a non threatening atmosphere that encourages your client to share at a deep level that would guarantee the desired change.
√ Life Coaching Skill #4: Working with beliefs and values

When a 45-year old client sits across the table, facing you, you are dealing with 45 years of calcified beliefs, values and attitudes! He is the way he is because of the environment that shaped him and the values he has internalized. Since ou are confronting a worldview that took decades to form, you’d better possess the skills for dealing with disempowering world views.

A middle aged client of mine battled bitterly with the early parental audios that played endlessly in his head. He had a toxic father who always told him that he was useless. It affected his performance at school and followed him to his career. Thirty years later, his father’s voice is still castrating his self confidence.

Negative or faulty beliefs are always primarily responsible for the performance barriers of our clients.
A life coach must have the skills for detecting thinking errors, diagnosing blind spots, challenging disempowering world views, bursting myths and negative beliefs that hold people down.

A working knowledge of psychocybernetics, neurolinguistic programming (NLP), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and Gestalt psychology would be unquestionably valuable. I am also currently exploring Jungian psychology.
√ Life Coaching Skill #5: Self education skills

A life coach must be an avid reader, researcher and personal development addict. You have heard it said that you cannot give what you do not have.

Speed reading and note taking skills would greatly amplify a life coach’s ability because there are tons of materials to explore and digest in only a very short time.

Because I am very interested in helping people achieve their desired change in their health, relationships, career or finances, as short time as possible, I am constantly exploring the world of research in psychology, education and entrepreneurship. I am always on the lookout for new tools, tested and proven processes for personal change.

Your credibility as a life coach is in your result. Are people getting helped in your practice? Your result depends on your skills and abilities as a life coach. How current are you? How accurate, relevant and effective are you?
√ Life Coaching Skill #6: Entrepreneurial skills

It is true you are helping people experience success, good health and happiness. But you are also running a business. You might be a very good life coach and fail as a businessman.

Michael Gerber, in his classic E-Myth Mastery, describes the difference between a successful entrepreneur and the one that is being strangulated by his business. The successful business owner works on his business while the struggler works in it. Part of the reason, he says, is that life coaches tend to have the imbalance of three personalities – the technician, the entrepreneur and the manager.

You cannot be everything – the life coach, the accountant, the legal consultant, the manager, etc. Knowing how to spend your time, energy and resources strategically will determine the profitability and sustainability of your life coaching practice.

Getting entrepreneurial education and hiring personal coaches were the most valuable decisions I ever made in becoming a life coach. All life coaches in Nigeria must realize that while building the skills of the profession, the skills of business must not be neglected.
√ Life Coaching Skill #7: Marketing skills

Robert Kiyosaki of the Rich Dad fame once said that the world celebrates and rewards “best-selling” authors not “best-writing” authors. The emphasis is on “selling.” The reason is simple, if you cannot position yourself and market your services effectively to a target market, your life coaching and consulting business will not last.

If you have everything but lack marketing skills, it would end up the same way as faith without works – dead.

••• So, there, you have the top 7 skills for life coaches in Nigeria and those aspiring for the profession. I wish you a passionate and fulfilling career in life coaching.