The ICF PCC Certification: The Right Path to a Successful Coaching Career

The ICF PCC Certification: The Right Path to a Successful Coaching Career

Several coach training providers around the world today currently offer the ICF PCC certification. The professional certified coach’s credential is one of three designations conferred on an individual by the International Coach Federation. There are typically two credentials most often pursued from the ICF – the Associate Certified Coach (ACC) and the Professional Certified Coach (PCC). Who is The International Coach Federation? The International Coach Federation (ICF) is a reputable … [Read more...]

What Coaching Credentials Exists For Life Coaches in the United States?

What Coaching Credentials Exists For Life Coaches in the United States?

Due to the burgeoning popularity and growth of the coaching industry, there are several coaching credentials that exist today. If you are seeking certification as a new life coach starting out in the field, I am sure finding out what type of credentials are available for you is one of the top things on your mind. Is a Life Coaching Credential Mandatory? The short answer is “NO." However, many in the field will argue It should be mandatory for life coaches to have coaching credentials if … [Read more...]

Definition of Coaching by ICF: What Coaching is Not!

The definition of coaching by ICF is the most universally recognized one in the coaching industry. It is a definition you will see repeatedly everywhere even on non-coaching business websites and blog pages. The Definition of Coaching by ICF What is Coaching? The ICF defines coaching as partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential. However, one of the best definitions I have read on coaching … [Read more...]

The Definition of Coaching - The Difference Between Coaching and Therapy

The Definition of Coaching – The Difference Between Coaching and Therapy

The definition of coaching has typically varied across the industry due to coaching becoming more popular, but the widely accepted definition comes from the International Coaching Federation (ICF). Coaching according to the ICF is defined as partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential, which is particularly important in today’s uncertain and complex environment. In this article, we are also going to … [Read more...]

Eight Sales Coaching Tips to Improve Your Effectiveness as a Sales Manager

Eight Sales Coaching Tips to Improve Your Effectiveness as a Sales Manager

Effective sales coaching tips can be all a management team needs to help improve the general performance of their sales team. These coaching tips can also help you become a more effective sales manager and coach for your team. What is Sales Coaching? Sales coaching is a coaching specialty that helps promote the advancement of sales or account representatives within the sales/business development team of an organization. It requires a one on one approach to each sales rep since everyone is … [Read more...]

Coaching Skills Exercises to Improve Your Effectiveness as a Life Coach

Coaching Skills Exercises to Improve Your Effectiveness as a Life Coach

Have you been wondering what type of coaching skills exercises are available to help improve your effectiveness as a life coach? Hopefully, the ones mentioned in this article will be of benefit to you. Coaching Skills There are several coaching skills out there that can help you become an effective and successful life coach. • Be a Good listener – Demonstrate good listening skills. Ask open-ended questions and listen with curiosity. Your clients will be watching to see if you are fully … [Read more...]

How Can a Medical Assistant Adopt a Coaching Mindset With Patients?

How Can a Medical Assistant Adopt a Coaching Mindset With Patients?

If you are a certified medical assistant and have been wondering how adopting a coaching mindset can benefit your patients, I hope this article will provide you with the answers you seek. According to the American Association of Medical Assistants, there are several clinics whose healthcare workers are now incorporating coaching in their interaction with patients.   What Does Having a Coaching Mindset Mean? The coaching mindset has to do with having the right thought pattern, the … [Read more...]

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Twenty-three Basic Life Coaching Questions That Will Help Your Coaching Practice

Every two to three months my basic life coaching questions list grows. The more I coach, the more questions I develop to help my clients. There are numerous coaching questions you can ask your client but in this article, I am going to highlight twenty-three of them that will positively impact the way you do life coaching. What is Life Coaching? In a nutshell, life coaching has to do with helping others achieve their desired goals. The unique thing about life coaching is that it is strictly … [Read more...]

Twelve Basic Life Coaching Principles Every Life Coach Should Know

Twelve Basic Life Coaching Principles Every Life Coach Should Know

As a life coach, it is important to always be mindful of the basic life coaching principles. These are principles that every life coach should know and implement to effectively impact clients. Life Coaching Definition Life coaching focuses on solutions by which a client seeks to achieve their desired results. It is not therapy as many people unfamiliar with life coaching would think. Therapy focuses primarily on a person’s past; trying to look for the causes of the failures and trauma that … [Read more...]

Six Essential Tips on How to Start a Christian Life Coaching Business

Six Essential Tips on How to Start a Christian Life Coaching Business

When I was starting out as a life coach, I browsed the internet frequently to obtain ideas on how to start a Christian life coaching business. I was able to get some great tips and would like to share that with you in this article. What is Christian Life Coaching? Christian Life Coaching is one of the numerous niches within the life coaching field. This niche approaches coaching from a Christian perspective. The Christian life coach comes alongside the clients inviting God into the … [Read more...]