That was the weekend I knew that I was in the right place! | The Coaching Institute

That was the weekend I knew that I was in the right place!

I began my Coaching Journey in November, attending the Foundations of Coaching Weekend in Melbourne with the incomparable Joe Pane. That weekend was the weekend I knew that I was in the right place!

I am an Opera Singer by profession, having performed nationally and internationally, and with some of the most incredible artists of our time. It is something that I am still and will always be passionate about. However, I have known for some time that this was not to be my sole path. Seeing ever increasing gaps in up-and-coming youth performers, it was in early 2014 I made the decision to devote my life to giving back my performance gifts and knowledge to aspiring performers, alongside my performing career. With cuts to Performing Arts training happening in universities across the globe, there are gaping holes becoming apparent in the training of the next generation of performers. The more I train up and coming artists, the more I see it.  The skills upon completion of their University courses are lacking in the performers in the profession and neurotic, sabotaging behaviours are increasing. It is responsible for inferior skill building and technical proficiency in key areas as well as an unclear or unknown professional mindset and resilience strategies.  To put the icing on the cake, the entertainment industry has recently made news headlines documenting some of the highest recorded levels of mental health issues and depression in ANY field.  These are my colleagues, my friends and the performers I educate and this was where I made my choice to be a part of the decrease these statistics. 

The Coaching Institute is a large part of that journey and my own journey to disrupt the “traditions” and grow as the eternal student of life I love being.  I have never been one to accept NO for an answer.  I can often be heard telling the Universe to F%&* the rules and let’s DO THIS!  With the incredible amounts of support and generous teaching value (INSATIABLY generous teaching value) given, TCI have handed me an endless fuel supply for the fire of someone who is already determined, passionate and even sometimes stubborn (totally owning it!).  The best part?  The TCI community are enjoying the passion arson adventures right alongside with you!

Fast forward to today, I now enjoy two full time passions because just working with one is not enough for me! HA!  I am a Voice, Connection & Passion Strategist with a specialty in Voice Artistry Training for Speakers, Professionals and my beloved Performing Arts family at Deb Rogers – The DIVA SERVANT.  Aside from filling the training gaps of performers in a one-on-one coach environment, I also train those using or wishing to use their voice to use their voice with a singer’s sexiness of nuance, subtlety, poise and most of all, presence in my workshops and intensive retreats in locations all over the country.  I have also guest lectured at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) and recently been asked to guest lecture at the Australian Performing Arts Network (APAN) where I will be bringing a mixture of my own vocal training and the TCI strategies and models. 

It is incredible what can be done with this training and where it can take you and the future looks bright, wherever it takes me.  What else is possible?!  Well, you can be certain that the plans are big.    

I would like to make on thing clear though, I’m no different to anyone else.  I have simply said NO.  NO to the proverbial box, NO to conforming to another’s idea of life and NO to the naysayers and dream stealers.  Say YES to your dreams, say YES to your power and say YES to a life on your terms.  

Deb Rogers
- ICG Accredited Professional Coach
Free life coaching gift pack
Coaching Template: How To Create Your Ideal Average Day
Create your ideal average day
Here’s a typical coaching conversation:Coach: What outcome would you like to take away from this session?Client: I’m doubting myself a lot these days. I’m not sure what I want, and I’m just not feeling it.Coach: OK, how would you like it to be instead? Client: I feel I’m not as confident as I used to be. As a result, I feel demotivated and this is affecting my work. I don’t feel the same passion I used to… And I’m having serious concerns if I’m on the...
Read More
How One Woman Is Making a Difference & Changing Lives
Making a Difference & Changing Lives
Meet Martha Ngunjiri.Martha is a GP at LITHI Clinic (Living in Total Health Initiative). The clinic is at Kiambiu, one of the slum settlements in Nairobi, Kenya.Having gone through chronic terminal illness herself, she knew there was still choice. She chose to approach the challenge with strength.Today, Martha is thankful she lives a healthy and vibrant life. And there’s even more than that…She now has a newfound gift – the gift of empathy toward...
Read More
EPICFest 2016: Thank You For An Extraordinary Journey!
EPICFest 2016
We’ve just had the first ever Global Live EPICFest here in Melbourne at the TCI HQ, and WOW!What an extraordinary opportunity we’ve had. To say it was epic would be an understatement.It was above and beyond of what each one of us expected, and the only reason we could make this happen was because of YOU.You acknowledged your ‘inner freak’ wholeheartedly.You embraced the unfamiliar.You made and renewed friendships.You discovered ground-breaking stuff....
Read More
Courage To Be A Coach: Celebrating You & Your Coaching Journey
Celebrating coaching
It’s just too scary, isn’t it?Too often, we take life for granted and delay our passions to a “tomorrow” that’s never guaranteed.But here's the thing...Decades of your life may be gone, but it’s never too late to take charge.It doesn’t have to be a large lifestyle change or uprooting your whole belief system, but you've got to start somewhere.And then something happens and things start to click.You finally discover your truth. Your purpose. And...
Read More
The Coaching Institute Foundation: Making a Difference Since 2008
The Coaching Institute Foundation: Making a Difference Since 2008
Each year, there is an increase of homelessness, poverty and hardship for many Australians.There is a large number of women continuously subject to domestic violence and abuse.There are numerous instances of barbaric acts toward animals around the world.At The Coaching Institute, we are passionate about the above causes and deeply care for the welfare of the community. We do our bit to bring a share of playfulness, joy, fun and laughter, so people are...
Read More
TCI News: Newest Upgrades Coming to Your Coaching Courses
Newest Upgrades to Your Coaching Courses
You might have heard the rumblings on Facebook.Perhaps you’ve heard the rumours, too...I am here to tell you that yes, it’s official!Brace Yourself... TCI Brings You #ProjectEpic!Come July 1st 2016, we’re upgrading your coaching courses in major (and wonderful) ways:Here is what is coming up for current & new students:
Read More
7 Essential Steps to Become a Successful Coach
How to Succeed as a Meta Coach
Be honest...You’ve thought about it several times: How do some coaches pull it off so well and serve their client with exactly what they need every single time?We’d all like to coach with that kind of passion and certainty.

Because deep down, you and I both want to make a difference and contribute.To touch lives.To help them find meaning.To experience growth and love.I think every coach wants that. Yes, it’s about living life on your...
Read More
12 Years Dedicated to Elevating Coaching Standards… And Still Going Strong
2016 marks TCI’s 12-year anniversary as a Registered Training Organisation (RTO number 21564).As the #1 life coaching school in Australasia, this is a huge milestone for us to crack, and we wanted to take this time to celebrate this massive win by sharing the news with you.Through the last decade, The Coaching Institute has been the industry leader in the field of coaching and human potential, and has achieved ground-breaking success.Of course, this...
Read More
6 Common Mistakes New Life Coaches Make & How to Avoid Them
New Life Coaches
You know that feeling you get right before a coaching session?Especially if you’re a new coach or wanting to become one, you know what I mean.The angel on one shoulder says you’re going to lead a successful coaching session serving your client the best possible way possible.Meanwhile, the devil on the other shoulder is not so sure; calls you an “imposter” and challenges your expectations.Sadly, for me, the devil was clearly winning.A Personal...
Read More
9 Things Courageous People Do Differently
Courageous People
What’s so different about courageous people?  Let me take a wild guess. . .One of your goals this year relates to opening yourself to new experiences.Maybe it’s about travelling to a faraway country.Or learning a new culture and a new language.Or committing to doing things differently than you’ve been doing all this time.And even if setting a long-term goal isn’t a welcome idea in your books, making yourself open to embrace time-tested strategies...
Read More
21 Great Ideas to Make 2016 Your Best Year Yet
21 Great Ideas to Make 2016 Your Best Year Yet
This year, TCI hosted the first ever Coach’s Live event in Melbourne.Over a hundred people showed up – both who are already coaching and those who were curious and ready to commit.We had an amazing line up of speakers who had a ball sharing key insights, true life stories, highs and lows of your journey as a coach.I was there at the event weekend, taking in all they had to share. And if I had to pick a theme for Your Best Year Yet, it would be hands-...
Read More
Brian Tracy Interviews Sharon Pearson: How to Overcome Disbelief, Dare to Dream and Live a Life by Design
Brian Tracy Interviews Sharon Pearson on Coaching
Meet Sharon Pearson & Brian Tracy, two extraordinary people and two of the world's best experts developing a “success mindset”. Brian recently invited Sharon to share the secrets of how she’s one of the most successful and excellent coaches and teachers of coaches in the world today. Enjoy the video and let us know what you think in the comments! Join Us No doubt you’ve seen it. There seems to be a slew of new coaches...
Read More
How to Find Your Purpose in Life: 17 Simple Ways
Find your life purpose
How the heck do they do it?How do some people not only find their true calling but also cruise through life, having found their purpose and staying on track with it?Let’s be honest – we would all like to evoke and live with that kind of passion in our lives.Because at the core of our desires is a yearning to live a life of meaning.To make a contribution to others.To experience love and growth.I think everyone is searching for that “meaning”. But it’s...
Read More
TCI Goes International: Join Us for Our Moon Landing Moment!
TCI Goes International
Success favours the bold.Or at least, the action-takers.Wouldn't you agree?Five years ago, Sharon Pearson developed a methodology that changed the coaching and mentoring profession forever.All these years, the Meta Dynamics™ methodology has facilitated coaches from our school to succeed ahead of all other coaching schools, to the point where all these schools are sending their facilitators to train with us.What is Meta Dynamics™?Meta...
Read More
How to Shatter Your Financial Glass Ceiling & Live an Exceptional Life
Brain-a-thon with John Assaraf & Sharon Pearson
It feels just like struggling to solve a 27,000 piece puzzle, doesn’t it?Connecting everything you’ve heard about being successful, being financially free and living an exceptional life.All this advice from being frugal to going overboard and spending in order to embrace an “abundance mindset”.It can be so frustrating, especially when you’re trying to break through your financial glass ceiling.The problem is, most of us have very limiting beliefs...
Read More
Back to top