Refined and Updated ICF Coaching Competencies

Refined and Updated ICF Coaching Competencies

In October 2019, the International Coach Federation (ICF) updated the ICF Coaching Core Competencies—there are now eight, not 11 ICF coaching competencies. ICF coaching competencies are basically essential elements in the coaching process that most directly impact your success as a coach. Coaches can be trained to be proficient in these areas. In practice, they’re the basis for evaluating coaches who want to get their Associate Certified Coach, Professional Certified Coach or Master … [Read more...]

Certification for Life Coaching – What’s Next?

Certification for Life Coaching – What’s Next?

Okay, you’ve just earned your certification for life coaching, congratulations! Now what? How is this going to actually improve your life and your coaching career? Have you thought about your plans after you have passed the test? For many, taking a coaching certification exam is only a stepping stone to true success. The first thing you can do even before pursuing a certification is to have a plan on how the certification is going to help you in your career. Just because you have passed … [Read more...]

Are You Ready for a Board Certified Coach Credential?

Are You Ready for a Board Certified Coach Credential?

If you are a professional who already has experience commensurate with the methodologies of coaching, you may be able to fast track a certification by applying your current experience through a Board Certified Coach credential.  Although becoming a Board Certified Coach offers a very specific advantage, i.e. instant credibility, it isn’t necessary for everyone. Many coaches find great success through an ICF certification. However, if you want to incorporate coach training with your … [Read more...]

Grow Your Career with a Certified Coach Program

Grow Your Career with a Certified Coach Program

Are you thinking about enrolling in an online certified coach program? Well, online coaching has become an affordable, convenient alternative to face-to-face personal training. The Internet offers the ability to learn coaching from a qualified coach in the privacy of your home.  This type of training is ideal for someone who doesn’t have the budget for a face-to-face personal coach or cannot commit to a scheduled session. What makes learning how to coach in cyberspace so appealing? … [Read more...]

Explode Your Biz with Viral Life Coaching Marketing!

Explode Your Biz with Viral Life Coaching Marketing!

Viral life coaching marketing provides astonishing results to almost any coaching product or service. It is a vast source of sales leads and targeted traffic.  Simply put, the basic concept of all viral life coaching marketing strategies is to include a freebie in your ad that people can use or give away. The main purpose is to circulate your message or promotion to as many individuals as possible yet not spending any money for promotion or advertising. The message can be in the form … [Read more...]

How to Get Health Coaching Clients: The Power of Word of Mouth

How to Get Health Coaching Clients: The Power of Word of Mouth

As a health coach, you’ve probably been thinking about this question: “How to Get Health Coaching Clients”. Modern life has made people almost busy all the time. If they are not at work or at school, you will find them at the gym, shopping malls or any events that include music, food and drinking. So, amidst this busy lifestyle, if you are a health coach who has new products or services to offer or are trying to lure in new customers, you would have to use a variety of effective marketing … [Read more...]

Want Success? Write a Million Dollar Coach PDF Series

Want Success? Write a Million Dollar Coach PDF Series

E-books have become a very common commodity on the Internet and if you have a coaching business, you may want to consider creating and selling a million dollar coach PDF series on your website. Sound intimidating? It’s really not. PDF series are generally shorter, similar to standalone reports that are published consecutively based on a time frame (e.g. weekly, monthly, bi-monthly, or quarterly) or a specific amount (e.g. three, six, or nine articles in a series).  PDF stands for … [Read more...]

Transition Now and Earn a Life Coach Therapist Salary

Transition Now and Earn a Life Coach Therapist Salary

Are you a therapist who has been figuring out how to make the transition from therapist to coach so you can earn a lucrative life coach therapist salary? If you are feeling exhausted and drained from dealing with problem patients, how about unleashing the most powerful therapy on earth by treating the whole person, not the dysfunction, through life coaching? In an article "Confessions of a Psychologist-Turned-Coach" by The Institute for Life Coaching Training Founder Dr. Patrick Williams … [Read more...]

Learn Life Coaching from Real Experts

Learn Life Coaching from Real Experts

When you learn life coaching, the fastest way to overcome the initial learning curve is to join a coaching or mentoring program that will provide you with the tools that you need to ensure your success. The opportunity to connect with other people plus learn from some of the best coaches out there can make a huge difference. Investing in a high-end coaching program is an investment in the future of your life coaching business. One of the ways to experience success is to learn from those … [Read more...]

The Power of Positive Psychology Coaching Exercises

The Power of Positive Psychology Coaching Exercises

The purpose of positive psychology coaching is to understand the human strengths that enable individuals to thrive and positive psychology coaching exercises can steer your clients towards that direction. Positive psychology coaching can be accomplished by having the right frame of mind. The truth is, our thoughts are very powerful and they are capable of influencing every aspect of our daily lives. You’ve probably heard of the adage, “As you think, so shall you be.” If you want to … [Read more...]