How to Start a Coaching Practice: Ten Steps to Getting You Started

How to Start a Coaching Practice: Ten Steps to Getting You Started

Have you been wondering how to start a coaching practice for some time now and not sure where to begin? I hope you will find this article helpful in getting started. Benefits of Starting Your Own Coaching Business The great thing about starting your own coaching business is that you get to craft a practice that fits your schedule, your style, personality, beliefs, and values. You can run your entire business from the comfort of your home office (low overhead costs), while you are still … [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...]

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...]

At What Age Can You Become a Life Coach?

At What Age Can You Become a Life Coach?

At what age can you become a life coach? It’s a question that young coaches have asked me. People automatically assume coaches are comprised of older and more knowledgeable individuals, but not necessarily. Currently, there are no life coach age limitations in the United States or anywhere else in the world. When I was becoming a coach, a couple of friends and former colleagues were curious about what life coaching was all about. One of the questions they had asked me was "At what … [Read more...]

What do Life Coaches do For Youths Aging Out of The Foster Care System?

What do Life Coaches do For Youths Aging Out of The Foster Care System?

Before becoming a life coach, I constantly wondered "what do life coaches do in people's lives?" After weeks of research, I realized the life coaching profession was in line with my passion for helping people especially women and children. So when I finally became a coach, I knew the tools, and strategies learned during my training can be used to help my young clients (pre-teens and youths about to age out of foster care). Regrettably, there is a sizable population of children in the … [Read more...]

What Is A Life Coach

What Is A Life Coach?

“What is a life coach?” a friend asked me the other day. “If I hire you, I expect to accomplish ...” … a prospective client once told me. It sounds like he confused me with the Genie from Aladdin's lamp! The Genie from Aladdin’s lamp (for those not familiar with the myth) comes out and tells Aladdin that he will GRANT him three WISHES. In other words, Aladdin is supposed to ask for what he wants… and he will immediately receive it. A life coach will do no such thing. Disclaimer: Not … [Read more...]

What is a Life Coach

What is a Life Coach

What is a life coach and how can you benefit from a life coach in your own life? What is a life coach? A life coach is someone who helps you to become the best version of you; the unique and authentic you.  A life coach is someone who helps you to live your best life; a happy and fulfilled life. With the support of a trained and professional life coach you will be able to reach your full potential and achieve your desired results. What is life coaching? Life coaching has become more and … [Read more...]

What Does it take to be a Coach?

What does it take to be a life coach? Does it take any special skills? Any special education? Does it take specific attributes that only certain people possess? Can anyone become a life coach? Who Can Become a Coach? Not everyone has what it takes to be a life coach. Not everyone has the innate attributes needed to succeed in this competitive and special field. But, you may have what it takes. That’s why it’s important to do some self-analysis before you decide to pursue coaching as a … [Read more...]

What do You Need to Become a Life Coach Before You Sign Up for a Coaching Program?

What do you need to become a life coach? Well, you need to get trained and learn the skills needed to be a successful coach. Certification by an accredited program is also important when you become a life coach. However, before you even sign up for a coaching program, what do you need to become a life coach? Character Matters in Coaching Too many horrible role models exist in our society. Politicians lead the list – there are too many who lack what most of us would consider good … [Read more...]

What Does It Take to be a Life Coach?

What does it take to be a life coach? Well, it’s both easy and difficult. It’s both quick and painless and lengthy and filled with hard work. Getting Started as a Life Coach Because there are no legal requirements to become a life coach, the minimal required is just to call yourself a life coach. Hang out a shingle, print a business card, or just call yourself a life coach…and you are a life coach! Okay…all joking aside, what does it take to be a life coach, really? Though you can … [Read more...]