My 3 Favorite Quotes from the Book, The Prosperous Coach

Esther Ciganda
1 min readMay 4, 2022

I love coaching. Since 1998, I’ve coached Basketball, Softball, Soccer, Track & Field, and Science Olympiad. In 2015, when I started to create courses online, I also saw coaches working online.

And since I love coaching sports, I was curious about what coaches did online.

  • Who were they coaching?
  • What were they coaching?
  • Why were they coaching?

Since I wanted to know more, a friend recommended the book, The Prosperous Coach, by Steve Chandler and Rich Litvin. First, I listened to the book and then I read it. While my coaching experience is not what is discussed in the book, it’s a book I could read over and over again. Because as a teacher, as an educator, I see my role mixed in with coaching and mentoring.

If you’re a coach or want to be a coach, I recommend you read this book

Here are 3 of my favorite quotes from the book:

  1. Quote #1: “Coaching is a good profession for people who are genuinely devoted to making a difference in the lives of others.”
  2. Quote #2: “When someone sees the world differently, they show up differently, and they create results that looked impossible a moment before. That is a miracle.”
  3. Quote #3: “Don’t even refer to working together. Contribute and serve. You don’t need them; they need you. Behave accordingly.”

If you’ve read the book, let me know your thoughts.

If you end up reading this book, let me know what you think.

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Esther Ciganda

If I can do it, so can you | Midlife, Multilingual + Multipassionate Teacher turned Edupreneur at 45 | Daughter of Basque Immigrants & Farmers, 🧠tumor survivor