How Many Types of Life Coaching Niches Are There?

There are a million and one types of life coaching. Or more. You have myriad possibilities when deciding what type of life coach you want to be. Life coaching segments or niche exist for almost every segment of population or aspect of life. Life Coaching Covers Plenty of Territory When you use the word “life’ you are talking about the complete range of human experience. From health to wealth, from career to athletics, from business to relationships. Coaches who position themselves to … [Read more...]

Looking for University Life Coaching Programs?

University life coaching programs are becoming more prevalent as the life coaching industry grows. Though the majority of coaches get their training from more stand-alone coaching academies or schools, traditional colleges and universities are beginning to develop life coaching programs to teach the future life coaches of America. Consider the Criteria for Coaching Schools When selecting a coaching program at a traditional university, here are a few things to consider: Is the school … [Read more...]

15 Questions on What is Life Coaching

What is life coaching? It’s both an easy question and one profoundly more difficult. Even if you’ve been life coaching for years, during moments of reflection, you may wonder what life coaching is all about. Life Coaching is Questioning What is one of the most important things you do as a life coach? You ask powerful questions. Having the ability to form powerful questions, and then ask them in a way that will elicit the correct responses is one of the keys to having a successful and … [Read more...]

Volunteer Life Coaching Opportunities Will Make You a Better Coach

Volunteer life coaching opportunities are everywhere and offer a great way to contribute. One of the best ways to hone your skills, give back to the community, and network with others in your area is to offer your life coaching services as a volunteer. Why Volunteer as a Coach? Here are a few of the reasons that life coaches seek out volunteer life coaching opportunities: Give back to the community Help others who may lack the resources to get quality life coaching Volunteering … [Read more...]

What is Unity Life Coaching?

Unity Life Coaching is all about free and freedom. It’s about freedom and freedom to. Unity is the life coaching practice for Carolyn Claiborne, an ordained Unity minister and spiritual life and personal development coach.   Unity Life Coaching is About Freedom Freedom From: Guilt Worry Fear Intolerance Freedom to: Be who you want to be Do what you want to do Have what you want to have Recreate yourself Live your dreams Take Flying Lessons With … [Read more...]

What is Life Coaching Worth?

What is life coaching worth? Or, what is my life coaching worth? This is a question often asked when coaches are starting out, and sometimes asked as those coaches gain more experience and build a reputation.   Life Coaching is High End Life coaching is a highly-personalized service that requires patience, skill, knowledge, and talent. It should be highly valued. It’s professional and in demand – coaches should be able to charge high fees for such a prized service. Life Coaching … [Read more...]

What is Velocity Life Coaching?

Velocity Life Coaching is a coaching practice based out of Chandler, Arizona. It is owned by Marty McIntire and has been in business since January, 2012. Corporate registration was filed in February of 2013 with the state of Arizona. The last update was in 2014, but I do not see any notes on dissolution or termination. What Does Velocity Life Coaching Do? Velocity is a life coaching practice that covers relationships, marriage, transition, and career. Marty is a Christian and has a … [Read more...]

Nice Life Coaching is Ineffective Life Coaching

What’s nice life coaching? Is it a life coach who is nice? Is it a life coach who helps to create nice lives for their clients? Is it a life coach who does a nice job? Have a Nice Life When someone says “have a nice life” it is often meant as an insult. It is a sarcastic remark which often means just the opposite. When someone breaks up with a partner, the partner might sarcastically remark” have a nice life.” In reality, they really are wishing them ill! Are You a Nice Life Coach Who … [Read more...]

Emotional Intelligence, Coaching and Positive Psychology

Coaching and positive psychology ate a perfect fit – they both focus on optimal functioning and human happiness. Now, we can add emotional intelligence into the mix and get a potent combination for coaching success. What is Positive Psychology? In the late 1990s, psychologists began to wonder if there was a new way of approaching the pursuit of well-being and happiness. A new form of psychology emerged that focused, not on mental illness and disorders, but on strengths, talents, and … [Read more...]

NLP Life Coaching – An Overview

Introduction NLP Life Coaching is a radical approach to induce desired behavioral change using the relationship between the patterns of thought, emotions and patterns of behavior of people. NLP stands for Neuro-Linguistic Programming which is a science based on human behavior and the underlying sub-conscious programs. NLP principles rest on the belief that individuals have immense mental power that remains dormant in their subconscious minds and that power can be unleashed by NLP trained … [Read more...]