Coaching Certification Programs with Christian Values

Here are some thoughts on coaching certification programs with Christian values. First, we will look at finding certified Christian coaching programs. Then, we will look at how you can add your own Christian values to a “religion-neutral” certified coaching program. Finally, we will talk a little bit about coaching Christians. Finding Certified Christian Coaching Programs Is it me or does it also bother the hell out of you that the people in the pictures on the sites that come up when you … [Read more...]

For Really Big Impact Become a Life Skills Coach

Why become a life skills coach? Because you will impact your clients’ success at the most fundamental level. You will give them the tools to live happy lives. You will give them the skills to make society better. And you will give them the lessons to teach their children for a better future. Just What Are Life Skills? Life skills are fundamental skills that are needed to lead a happy, productive life in society. They are skills which are at the core of the beliefs of every major civilization … [Read more...]

Must You Be Holy to Become a Spiritual Coach?

First, what does it mean to become a spiritual coach? Well, if humans are spiritual beings in physical bodies operating in a material world, and our coaching addresses the whole person then, to some extent, we are all spiritual coaches. Let’s take a closer look at this idea and then get back to that “holiness” business, in a minute. The Operation Was a Success, but the Patient Died Like it or not: if you want to be a successful coach you have to take care of the whole person. And again, like … [Read more...]

What’s a Coaching Certification Volunteer?

Good question. In case you haven’t figured it out, coaching certification volunteer is the key word phrase for my blog post this week. In an effort to provide information that addresses peoples’ actual concerns, we use Google analytics to determine information that people are actually looking for. So you have this phrase: coaching certification volunteer. Now most of the time it is pretty clear what it is that people are looking for. But in this case, it is not. So, I am going to make a couple … [Read more...]

Making It BIG in Psychology Executive Coaching!

If you want to have a big impact and make the big bucks, psychology executive coaching may be your ticket. Executives command big salaries and big stock packages, and their performance has a big influence on the whole organization. They are the impact players, and you can be the impact coach. Here are two keys to success in this specialized field, plus a couple of caveats. Do You Know Your Stuff? Can Your Client Tell? Let’s start with the caveats. First if you want to be successful at … [Read more...]

3 Keys to Selecting Life Coaching Training Courses

Life coaching is about helping people discover their calling, set their priorities, layout their plan, launch themselves into action, and then helping them stay on track. Life coaching training courses must cover these and other areas. Here are three keys to make sure that your life coach training prepares you to be a particularly effective and happy life coach. Live Coaching Effectiveness Can Hinge on Commonalities You can certainly argue that a great coach can successfully coach anyone on … [Read more...]

Maximize Your Success with Signature Coaching Training

What does it mean to be a signature coach, and what makes coaches training signature coaching training? Do you have to go to a school that explicitly teaches signature coaching or can you craft your own signature coaching program? And what are the benefits? Here are some answers that will help you be more effective at helping your clients, and probably put more money in your packet! What Is a Signature Coach? Signature coaching is a phrase that has come to refer to a type of coaching that … [Read more...]

Have You Been Called to Become a Coach?

If literally being “called” by some higher power to become a coach strikes you as being a little spooky, remember that the word vocation comes from the Latin “vocatio” which means “to summon” or “to call.” I believe that each of us is here to fill a role, and that the closer we come to filling that role, the happier we are and the greater the positive impact that we have on the world. But how do you know your calling for sure? Look to Your Past and to Your Heroes When we are doing what we have … [Read more...]

3 Steps to Finding Training and Education to Become a Coach

Finding training and education to become a coach can be as easy as 1 – 2 – 3. But if you don’t follow these simple guidelines you might just waste a lot of money and time, and end up not having the knowledge and skill needed to be a successful coach. Step One: Know What You Are Looking For The most important step in finding something is knowing what you are looking for. So you need to ask yourself what kind of coach you want to be. Do you want to be a consultant in a particular area, and know … [Read more...]

What’s Best Education to Become a Coach?

You have a lot of options when it comes to your education to become a coach. The real question is “What is the best option for you?” And of course it comes right back to you. What is your time frame to become a coach? How much time can you dedicate each day to pursuing your dream of becoming a coach? What areas of specialization interest you? What experiences in your life have prepared you to become a great coach? What Life Lessons Can You Share? Your life experiences and the lessons that you … [Read more...]