Three Ways to Make It as a Personal Dating Coach

Being a personal dating coach can put you right in the middle of the action. Let me rephrase that. Of all the areas of a person’s life, their most intimate relationships are the most critical and should be the most important. So it stands to reason that if you are looking to have a major impact as a coach, helping someone establish those relationships gives you the opportunity to have the maximum impact. Here are three ways to make sure that you do. What Will Make Your Client Truly … [Read more...]

How to Become a Wellness Coach on a Tropical Island

Here is the answer to the question “How to become a wellness coach and live on a tropic island?” Sound good? Sound a little too good? Well maybe, but you really can do it. And what is more if you don’t like tropical islands, you can live in the far north with the Eskimos, or even in Erie, Pennsylvania! This Is a Truly Mass Market Paired with “How to become a wellness coach?” is the question “Why become a wellness coach?” That is “Is there a genuine need?” Unfortunately, there is a massive … [Read more...]

Leadership Coaches Can Make All the Difference

Today in Washington, and corporations, and families, we are suffering terribly from a shortage of good leaders, and no one can have a more direct impact on this sorry state than leadership coaches. If you are interested in helping to fix this problem, become a leadership coach. Here is how. Coaching Comes First Leadership coaching is an area of specialization within coaching, so your first step is to become trained as a skill coach. I strongly recommend mastering assessment, strategy and … [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...]

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...]

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...]

My Personal Fitness Coach Isn’t Worth a Damn!

The reason my fitness coach isn’t worth a damn is that I am my personal fitness coach! And if you aren’t getting the results that you need in various areas of your life, it is probably because you are not paying for and getting the professional coaching that you need. Paying for a coach is making an investment in yourself that will pay for itself over and over again. So just decide whether you are worth the investment or not, and stop screwing around. Where My Personal Fitness Coach Lets Me … [Read more...]

Make Money and Do Lots of Good – Be a Wealth Coach

You might think that being a wealth coach would put you squarely in the ranks of the greedy bloodsuckers, but nothing could be further from the truth. All you need to do is look at the pain, suffering and poverty all around us to see that there is a pressing need for knowledgeable and effective coaching on the subject of wealth. The stress caused by the current situation is destroying families and putting many people into early graves. By filling this need you will be doing a lot of … [Read more...]

How to Become a Strength Coach?

How to become a strength coach? How to become a business coach? How to become a weight loss coach? These and many more questions ask how to become a strategy coach? Strategy coaching combines transformational coaching methods with specialized knowledge that address the needs of a specific market niche. We will use the example of strength coaching to illustrate our point.   What Are Transformational Coaching Methods? Transformational coaching methods empower the coach to identify … [Read more...]

For Success Coaching, Go Back to the Classics

For success coaching, there is perhaps no one more famous than Stephen Covey. In about 1990, I had the opportunity to spend a day with him. I was working for HP and Stephen had agreed to personally kickoff a 7 Habits implementation program that his organization was doing for my group. The most important lesson that I learned that day was not about the 7 Habits, but that for success coaching, you must go back to the classic teachings. Where Did the 7 Habits Originate? In conversation, Stephen … [Read more...]