Coaching Tips & Mentor Skills: Keeping People Engaged in the Process of Coaching Long Enough to Make Real Changes

What coaching tips keep clients from dropping out of coaching after they reach a major goal? Why do so many clients start getting complacent somewhere during the coaching process, and what coaching tips can you implement to keep them motivated? I’ve been asked these questions again and again, but what coaching tips really work? Since I’ve had these conversations with my mentor and coach, I looked through my mentor skills file and found the following information. Coaching Tips: The Glass Ceiling … [Read more...]

Become a Life Coach: What Every New Coach Needs to Understand to Survive

In order to become a life coach it’s essential that you learn to overcome rationalization.  Most of the time, a new coach will avoid the very thing that would free him.  Just like people avoid exercising when they are stressed out and students clean their dorm rooms before studying for exams.  It’s not easy to become a life coach who makes a good living.  Whether you are a new coach or a veteran, the trip to the top takes enough guts. Become a Life Coach Who Doesn’t Rely on Excuses The most … [Read more...]

Business Coaching Training 101: How to Offer Your Clients a Competitive Advantage and Insure a Great Business Coach Salary

The key to business coaching is to get results, and your business coach salary depends on it.  But let’s face it; we’re living in turbulent times.  The future is unclear.  A lot of businesses are struggling, yet some are thriving.  What is the competitive advantage that sets successful businesses apart from the rest?  And how do you help your business coaching clients get this advantage and insure your business coach salary? How Teaching Anticipation in Business Coaching Can Bring Business … [Read more...]

Wellness Careers and Coaching: How the Antidote to Rationalizing Can Boost Your Wellness Coaching Career

Wellness careers are often challenging because people rationalize why they can’t do the right thing. From quitting smoking to starting an exercise program there’s always a reason it can’t be done. Wellness coaching can be the key to helping people overcome obstacles to success, and the reason people get involved in wellness careers is to make a difference. So what are the magic wellness coaching antidotes to get people on track? Wellness Coaching Key #1: Honesty The key to successfully … [Read more...]

No One Wants to Pay For a Life Coach That Won’t Take Responsibility For Their Life Coaching Business

Why Aren't You Making The Money in Your Life Coaching Business That You Want? Pay for a life coach has always been a bit of a sore spot.  Let's put it this way... the pay for a life coach is the dirty little secret in the life coaching business.  Coaches that make a lot seem to use it as their 'claim to fame', and the coaches who don't make a lot of pay for a life coach either hide the fact or they justify that they are doing the 'right thing' to give their services away or operate their life … [Read more...]

Can I Become a Coach & Be Selfish? How Not to Become a Life Coach…

"Can I become a coach and make a difference in the world?" you ask. You're asking the wrong question. The question is not whether you can become a life coach, the question is whether or not you will. Why wouldn't you successfully become a life coach? What's funny is that you'll probably still ask, "Can I become a coach?" long after you begin your life coaching business. The point is this... there are things that can stop you in your endeavor to become a life coach, and you'd better know them … [Read more...]

Relationship Coach Training 101: Becoming a Relationship Coach Who Understands the 3 Levels of a Relationship

The key to becoming a relationship coach is understanding masculine and feminine energy.  Of course men and women have a little of both types.  Becoming a relationship coach who understands the 3 levels of a relationship will help you understand what drives people.  This relationship coach training will take you beyond the basics. Tips for Becoming a Relationship Coach #1: The Macho Man The first level is the macho man.  You don’t have to be a relationship coach to recognize this type.  He … [Read more...]

What You Need to Be a Coach: Decide Who You Must Be to Become a Life Coach

is to decide who you really want to be.  If you want to become a coach, decide what characteristics you need.  What you need to be a coach is more than just being passionate, committed, and disciplined.  Make a list of those qualities you will have when you have become a life coach, and then become that person.  Not someday, right now. What You Need to Be a Coach are Some Good Shoes to Fill How do you do that?  What you need to be a coach is to step into the shoes of a coach.  Talk the way you … [Read more...]

Career Coaching 101: Career Coaching Tools to Promote Effective Communication

One of the basic career coaching tools to master is effective communication. This skill is important for your clients, and also in your own career coaching practice. The biggest problem with communication is that we hear through our own filters, and often attach meaning that was never intended. The results are often disastrous to our life and career coaching practice. Here are some career coaching tools you can implement immediately to improve communication. Career Coaching Tool #1: Don’t … [Read more...]

Life Coaching Skills You Can Use to Become a Motivational Coach: Helping People Who Are ‘Stuck’

Any motivational coach will tell you that the most commonly perceived problem their clients face is being ‘stuck’. And in life coaching circles, coaches often ask what’s the best way to get people ‘unstuck’. Few people are naturally positive, so most of us depend on life coaching routines to get us into a great state of mind. As a motivational coach you can teach these skills to your clients. Beyond that, there are 3 things you need to know to help your clients get back on track: A Good … [Read more...]