Don’t Become a Life Coach if You Want a Boring and Unexciting Career

Do you want a job where you sit in a cubicle all day reading reports and watching the clock; if so, don't become a life coach. Do you want a job that is unsatisfying and tedious; if so, don't become a life coaching professional. Life coaching is a rewarding, dynamic, exciting career that puts you in a position to ameliorate the lives of others while helping you reach career, personal, and financial goals. Don't become a life coach if you want a boring, stagnant career! Don't Become a … [Read more...]

3 Steps to Small Business Consulting Marketing

Here are three steps to successful small business consulting marketing. You probably won’t be surprised when you read them, but as with so much in life, it is not about knowing it is about doing. So if you are a small business consultant, or if you want to expand your coaching into that market: resolve, read on, and begin this very day to carry out this plan for success. Step One – Be an Expert and Be Able to Prove It! Consultants are not contractors who are hired on a temporary basis to … [Read more...]

Would You Want Free Psychology Coaching Training?

Times are tough, money is tight, fees and expenses keep going up, and coaching practices may feel a bit squeezed, but if you were working on becoming a psychology coach, would you want to get free psychology coaching training? You've heard the saying, “you get what you pay for”? So, if you were trained to be a coach with free psychology coaching training, how good do you expect that training to be? How Do You Get Free Coaching Training? Free training can come in many forms, and some of it … [Read more...]

Can a Life Coach Course Make You a Life Coach?

There are plenty of life coaching courses out there – googling “life coach course” brought back 162,000,000 results! The question is “Can any of these courses actually equip you to be an effective and successful life coach?” Obviously, with a lot effort, some can but many cannot. Here are some guidelines for selecting life coaching courses. Certification Means Nothing Today, there are no established standards for coaching and coaching courses. So by itself, giving a certification at the … [Read more...]

Get Your Life Coaching Business Organized

Organization on many different levels is important when you are running your life coaching business. It is vital to be practically organized as well as mentally organized. Being organized will maximize the quality of service that you will be able to provide to your coaching clients. Set up an organizational system specifically created for your life coaching business and master it. Personalize it to serve you and your coaching clients. It should not be a burden or a hassle to be organized. The … [Read more...]

Why Should You Get a Relationship Coach Certification

Earning a relationship coach certification can put you in the driver's seat for a new and potential lucrative career. Relationships are an integral part of life yet they can be extremely frustrating and difficult. Ask anyone and you will discover that they have been in at least one bad relationship or have experienced a separation that was harmful and contentious. You've heard of the book Men are From Mars, Women are From Venus, by John Gray? That describes the state of many relationships – … [Read more...]

Guerrilla Marketing for Consulting Work

Consulting is considered a professional line of work and marketing for consulting is probably best done by spending big bucks with fancy advertisements in expensive professional publications, right? Well, that's one way to do it. But, there are other ways to market for consulting work that involve high energy, creativity, and imagination. This type of marketing is called guerrilla marketing, a term used by authors Jay Conrad Levinson and Al Lautenslager to sell a series of … [Read more...]

Be a Psychology Life Coach, but Be VERY Careful

A psychology life coach is like a switch hitter, but does their flexibility translate into a higher batting average? Here are some advantages and disadvantages to following this challenging approach to coaching – or is it a challenging approach to psychotherapy? Hard to say, and that is the root of the problem. Coach Versus Therapist There are two key differences between a psychologist and a coach, and here is a good way to think about them. First a psychologist generally works with people … [Read more...]