Should I Strive to be a Licensed Life Coach?

Should I Strive to be a Licensed Life Coach?

If you are just starting out as a life coach, you may be wondering whether you should become a licensed life coach. The simple answer is “No”. A person does not have to be licensed before he/she can kick-start his/her life-coaching career. But this does not mean that getting certifications are not important. A lot of people who have a keen interest in becoming coaches ended their journey because of the dread of being regarded as under-qualified. Not only that but there are also several clients … [Read more...]

Understanding the 11 Core Competencies of ICF

Understanding the 11 Core Competencies of ICF

To help people better understand what it means to be a coach, the ICF (International Coach Federation) has developed 11 core competencies regarding the ethical practices surrounding coaching relationships. The 11 Core Competencies can be broken down into four main categories: 1) Setting the Foundation 2) Co-creating the Relationship 3) Communicating effectively 4) Facilitating learning and results. Let’s break them down. The 11 Core Competencies of ICF Setting the … [Read more...]

Wading Through Coaching Certificate Programs Online

Wading Through Coaching Certificate Programs Online

There are many coach training schools that offer coaching certificate programs online. Each school has its own specifics and approach to coaching. It’s normal to feel lost and confused when you are trying to make a choice. It’s a significant investment, and you don’t want to end up choosing the wrong coaching certificate program online. Additionally, no training is better than the other, it all depends on your goals and what is important to you. So how do you find the right training? … [Read more...]

A Guide to the ICF Core Coaching Competencies (UPDATED)

A Guide to the ICF Core Coaching Competencies (UPDATED)

After 25 years, the ICF Core Coaching Competencies Model has been updated. Much of the existing model was validated by the evidence collected from more than 1,300 coaches across the globe after a 24-month analysis.  The updated core coaching competencies will provide stronger coaching standards for the future. Let’s have a look. The Updated Version of the ICF Core Coaching Competencies Model A. Foundation Demonstrates ethical practice A coach is expected to have integrity … [Read more...]

Life Coach Accreditation & Terms: What Do They Mean?

Life Coach Accreditation & Terms: What Do They Mean?

"Do I really need a life coach accreditation?” This is a common question asked by life coaches or those considering a career as a life coach. Although the simple answer is: it depends on the coach, there are many reasons why obtaining your life coaching credentials is a good idea for your professional growth. Obtaining an accredited certification helps you gain credibility with your clients who most likely want to know they are coached by a skilled professional who has training and … [Read more...]

Knowing the Business Coaching Market Size as a Coach

Knowing the Business Coaching Market Size as a Coach

In the last 5 years, between 2016 and 2020, the business coaching market size has grown over 1.2%, according to market research firm IBISWorld. But what is the market size in the future and what are the current trends in the industry? Let’s dive into the statistics and trends. Business Coaching Market Size in the US in 2021 As of 2021, business coaching is considered to be a $11.6 billion dollar industry. But despite the upward trend of business coaching in the last 5 years, business … [Read more...]

Your “Life Coach Salary Secrets” Video Toolkit

Your “Life Coach Salary Secrets” Video Toolkit

What if there was a “Life Coach Salary Secrets Video” toolkit in your pocket? Well, we’ve got your back. In this article we will give you a “Life Coaching Salary Secrets Video” toolkit that you can utilize to increase your salary as a life coach. There is no doubt that video content is becoming crucial to any marketing strategy. “70% of the top 100 search engine results are videos,” stated KissMetrics. Furthermore, results from different studies have concluded that video content can make … [Read more...]

Have You Ever Heard of a Prosperous Coach PDF Course?

Have You Ever Heard of a Prosperous Coach PDF Course?

Planning to come up with a prosperous coach PDF course? This may seem like an impossible task but it’s not that hard if you break it down into manageable tasks. Imagine you are climbing a mountain. You are standing at the foot of the mountain and looking up at its summit vanishing into the clouds. How can you possibly scale such an immense and dangerous mountain? There is only one way to climb a mountain -- step by step. Now think of writing your prosperous life coach PDF course in the … [Read more...]

Life Coach Salary Per Year: Obtain the Salary You Want

Life Coach Salary Per Year: Obtain the Salary You Want

Have you ever wondered what’s the average life coach salary per year? In this article, you will learn more about how much money you potentially could be making as a life coach. Not only is becoming a life coach the ideal job for someone who loves helping people become the best versions of themselves, but it can also quickly become a financially rewarding job. Let’s dive into the figures. What is the Average Life Coach Salary Per Year? In 2021 the average fee for a one-hour session with … [Read more...]

Life Coaching Basics for Aspiring Coaches

Life Coaching Basics for Aspiring Coaches

If you have visited this blog to know more about becoming a life coach, here are some life coaching basics. Many people struggle each day with a sense that they will never live up to their full and true potential. With life coaching, anyone can achieve their true potential. They can reach their goals and find something special within themselves that will make their life more fulfilling.  So, what are the basics of life coaching? Life Coaching Basics in a Nutshell Coaching … [Read more...]