Positive Psychology Coaching – What it Can do for Your Clients

Positive psychology coaching is an emerging field that is opening up new avenues for coaches in all segments of the industry. A coach who incorporates aspects of positive psychology into their practice will be able to help anyone who wants to feel good about about themselves, flourish in varying situations, and protect against depression when adversity rears its ugly head. Positive psychology coaching works for life coaches, fitness coaches, executive coaches, athletic coaches, and every … [Read more...]

The 3 Facets of Leadership Development Coaching

I believe that true leadership development coaching involves helping your client to excel as a follower, an assistant, and as a leader. Leaving any of these elements out will limit their capacity as a leader. Focusing only on “leading” has probably produced more megalomaniacs and done more harm than any other mistake in coaching. Three Hats and a Rope Long before becoming a coach, I was schooled in leadership at the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) by the great Paul Petzolt. In … [Read more...]

The Art and Science of Coach and Leadership Skills

Being a good coach and leadership expert is both an art and a science. The science part of being a coaching and leadership expert can be taught in programs and classes. Learning theories, skills, techniques, and exercises are all part of the science of coaching and can be absorbed intellectually by almost everyone. However, there is more to coaching than theories, skills, techniques, and exercises. The Art of Coaching If you give two people the same number of guitar lessons with the same … [Read more...]

Should You Consider a Leadership Coaching Program?

Should you consider a leadership coaching program to help you in either your professional or personal life? Does it have any value? Leadership coaching programs are popping up everywhere! As the economies of the world continue to ride the roller coaster, governments continue to bicker like children, and the rapid advancement of technology not only brings hope but also new challenges, it is evident that leadership is needed.,..and fast! Helping the next generations of business people … [Read more...]

The Top Five Books That Are as Good as Executive Coaching Courses

Executive coaching courses are part of a executive coaching curriculum in any accredited coaching program. Even after earning a coaching certification, continuing education is essential for each and every coach. However, you do not always need to go back to school to further your education – sometimes you can just open a book, or turn on your e-reader. Executive Coaching Courses in the Palm of Your Hand There are plenty of great books on coaching – principles, theories, techniques, and … [Read more...]

What Is Success for the Success Coach?

Success – Success – Success - What is success for the success coach? Once you realize that the great Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines “success” as “the degree of succeeding” you can imagine that this isn’t such of simple question. Who Gets to Decide what Success Is? A useful definition of success that I have always preferred is that “success is the progressive realization of a worthwhile goal.” I like this definition because it clearly exposes the issues. For example, what is a worthwhile … [Read more...]

How to Become a Wellness Coach Who Becomes Wealthy

Are you wondering how to become a wellness coach? Well, that's the easy part – what you really should be wondering about is how to become a wellness coach who becomes wealthy. What is a Wellness Coach and Why Should People Care? A wellness coach is a combination fitness trainer, nutritionist, dietician, and health consultant A wellness coach is not a health guru who pulls magical pills out of a hat which will transform your body, mind, and health in one quick session. A coach will not make … [Read more...]

What is Emotional Coaching?

Emotional coaching is one of the keys to raising happy, adaptable, and well-adjusted children in an often sad, intractable, and irrational world. According to John Gottman, author of Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child, his research shows that it is not enough to be an engaged and loving parent. Parents also need to be emotional coaches to their kids yo help them understand and effectively manage the wide range of emotions and feelings they will experience. The first step in emotional … [Read more...]

How to Become a Wellness Coach in an Unwell World

Thinking about how to become a wellness coach? Well, you picked a good and a bad time. These are strange time we live in, indeed, and choosing to become a wellness coach at this time could be both a great decision or one that you may regret. We live in an unwell world for two reasons – people are still becoming increasingly unhealthy and the state of our economy is equally distressed. So, if you are thinking about how to become a wellness coach and whether or not you should think about … [Read more...]

Wealth Coaches Really Do Have More Fun!

It is the topic of wealth that helps wealth coaches have more fun. This is because wealth coaching involves helping people achieve and deal with wealth. It is not the same as being a financial coach, and the difference is more than just semantics. Be Smart and Take a Lesson from a Friend of Mine I have a friend who is a PhD-level psychologist. I won’t go into the details except to say that he is extraordinarily well credentialed. Basically, within the field of psychology, he can work with … [Read more...]