Business Pie For Life Coaches: Five Pieces of the Marketing Pie Crucial to Your Practice

Business Pie For Life Coaches: Five Pieces of the Marketing Pie Crucial to Your Practice

Like an apple or pumpkin pie, the business pie for life coaches has to do with a mix of the right ingredients and quality time to create the end results every business owner desire. Success! Before you can experience success in your coaching business, you must work at it. And so, it is important that during the course of the year, like any business, that the operations of your practice should be carefully examined to see what is working and what’s not. Who are Life Coaches? Life coaches … [Read more...]

The Factors That Affect The Holistic Life Coach Salary

The Factors That Affect The Holistic Life Coach Salary

Have you ever thought about becoming a holistic life coach? If yes, then it will be a smart idea to look first at what the holistic life coach salary is. The salary of this coaching professional is dependent on certain factors. A career in holistic life coaching is rewarding, but like any other profession, you want to ensure that it will meet your financial needs before you consider leaving your current job or profession. What is Holistic Life Coaching? The term “holistic” according to … [Read more...]

Active Listening, an Essential Skill For Professional Life Coaches

Active Listening, an Essential Skill For Professional Life Coaches

One of the most important coaching skills that every life coach must have to be successful is active listening. It is a skill that enables your clients to trust you and have confidence in your ability to help them achieve their desired goals. What is Active Listening? Active listening is one of three levels of listening. It has to do with paying complete attention to what the speaker is saying. It means being intentional in hearing and comprehending what the individual is communicating … [Read more...]

Professional Coaching Ethics: The International Coaching Federation Code of Ethics

Professional Coaching Ethics: The International Coaching Federation Code of Ethics

What is the International Coaching Federation Code of Ethics? It is defined by the ICF as guided moral principles designed to provide appropriate guidelines, accountability and enforceable standards of conduct for all ICF Members and ICF Credential-holders. What is a Code of Ethics? Basically, a code of ethics is a set of guidelines designed to help individuals in a particular profession conduct business honestly and with integrity. And so when you join an association or a professional … [Read more...]

Life Coach Accredited Training Schools in The United States

Life Coach Accredited Training Schools in The United States

There are many life coach accredited training schools that offer quality training to its students. These schools provide their coach training using different platforms i.e. online and in a traditional classroom setting. If you are looking to get certified as a life coach, there are a few things to consider when choosing the right training program. Choosing The Right Coach Training School A few key considerations when selecting an accredited training program in the United States are : • … [Read more...]

Establishing Trust & Intimacy With The Client – ICF Core Competency No. Three

Establishing Trust & Intimacy With The Client – ICF Core Competency No. Three

How does establishing trust and intimacy with the client as a life coach contribute to a successful coaching partnership? In this article, we will take a look at this third ICF Core Competency and understand its importance in the coaching partnership. The ICF Core Competencies The International Coach Federation (ICF) established eleven core coaching competencies that were developed to support a broader understanding of the skills and approaches used within today’s coaching profession. They … [Read more...]

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...]