Toward the ICF Certification Path

Toward the ICF Certification Path

Investing in yourself and getting training from a coaching organization to receive International Coach Federation or ICF certification will give you credibility in the industry and help you build your professional network. Let’s Talk About the Benefits of ICF Certification The ICF is a non-profit accrediting agency that vets coaching organizations and training programs. You can browse through their website (https://coachfederation.org) and get their recommendations not only on what kind of … [Read more...]

Five Crucial Steps to Become a Master Certified Coach

Five Crucial Steps to Become a Master Certified Coach

Have you ever wanted to be a master certified coach but are unsure of how you will get there? But first, let’s have a brief look at what it is all about. A Master Certified Coach credential is basically the highest credential offered by the International Coach Federation after the Associate Certified Coach or Professional Certified Coach level of coaching. Connie Whittaker Dunlop, Executive Director at The University of Virginia Darden School of Business writes on what it takes to be a … [Read more...]

The Fastest Way to Become a Life Coach in Your Mid-40s

The Fastest Way to Become a Life Coach in Your Mid-40s

If you are in your mid-40s and considering a career as a life coach, then you are probably wondering: What is the fastest way to become a life coach? It all depends on several factors and before you take the leap, here are some factors you need to consider. First, figure out what type of life coach you want to become. The word ‘life’ covers very broad territories hence life coaches tend to specialize in specific areas. These areas include career and finance, goal setting, relationships, … [Read more...]

Best Coaching Models to Know

Best Coaching Models to Know

Many people are unaware that there are a number of different coaching models that can be used by a coach. It certainly pays to match your coaching style with your client’s needs to get the best results. Let’s have a look at some of these different coaching models. GROW Coaching Model This is one of the best and well-known coaching models which was created by Sir John Whitmore. The GROW coaching model contains the following four major stages in the process: 1. Goal: This is the point … [Read more...]

Business Coaching 101: What You Need to Know

Business Coaching 101: What You Need to Know

How often would you have encountered a manager or executive who needed business coaching 101 and the thoughts of someone who is impartial and objective in helping him or her navigate a very delicate situation at work? If you're thinking of venturing into business coaching, perhaps it's time to look at how the business coaching 101 game has evolved over the years and understand the roles a coach plays in business organizations. Business Coaching 101: Models for the Workplace The earliest … [Read more...]

Powerful Tips on How to Become a Successful Life Coach

Powerful Tips on How to Become a Successful Life Coach

Did you know that success is not dedicated for a certain category of lucky talented people and there is a simple strategy on how to become a successful life coach? But first things first… Learning The Skills on How to Become a Successful Life Coach So why should you learn about success anyway? Well, think about when you first started cycling. What did you have to do? You learned how to ride a bike from someone who was already good at cycling. In other words, you learned a new skill from … [Read more...]

Achieving the Million Dollar Coach Intensive Dream

Achieving the Million Dollar Coach Intensive Dream

Congratulations, you are now part of an elite group of coaches who are on the verge of entering a million dollar coach intensive club! So what do you do next in order to enter the club? Here are some straightforward and practical techniques on how you can set goals you can achieve to make it to the million dollar coach intensive club. • Tip #1 - You have to want it! On a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being totally committed and 1 being zero commitment, ask yourself: “How committed are you … [Read more...]

Marketing for Coaches from a Deeper Perspective

Marketing for Coaches from a Deeper Perspective

It takes a marketing mindset to be a successful coach and marketing for coaches is generally categorized into two schools of thought. The first school of thought positions the prospect as someone reluctantly influenced into utilizing a service. This school of thought comes from the paradigm that by marketing, you are proactively influencing someone in their decisions. We call this train of thought the Influencing Paradigm. The second school of thought accepts that prospects are people … [Read more...]

Top Tips on How to Get Coaching Clients

Top Tips on How to Get Coaching Clients

As a coach, apart from having the tools you need to be successful, you’ve got to promote yourself and learn how to get coaching clients.  To be able to attract the customer base desired, visibility is the most important element that deserves a lot of effort and thought. Therefore all means has to be explored diligently to ensure the best tools are used to create this visibility effectively and easily. So, how do you promote your coaching business and get more clients? How to Get Coaching … [Read more...]

So You Want to be a PCC Coach?

So You Want to be a PCC Coach?

When it comes to earning a ProfessionalCertified Coach – PCC coach certification, you must realize at the very outset that a PCC credential comes with its own requirements which when met could catapult your coaching career. While training organizations and schools can have their own coaching certifications, the best coaching certification courses are the ones that are International Coach Federation (ICF) credentialed. For a serious coach, earning a coaching certification that has ICF … [Read more...]