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...]

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...]

How to Start a Dating Coaching Business Using These Six Tips

How to Start a Dating Coaching Business Using These Six Tips

So now that you have chosen your niche, dating coaching! Let us figure out how to start a dating coaching business that will be profitable. Are you someone who has had much experience dating or you are just a hopeless romantic and would love to see all dates result in successful relationships? Then maybe a career as a dating coach might just be for you. But before we look at the steps that involve starting a dating coaching business, let us first of all find out who a dating coach is and … [Read more...]

Developing Your Coaching Presence & Why It Matters

Developing Your Coaching Presence & Why It Matters

If you are a life coach, you probably have heard the term coaching presence many times before. It is International Coach Federation’s (ICF) Core Competency #4 and some define it as “being fully present with your client” while others see it as “a way of being with clients that facilitates growth and change through connection”. How does the ICF describe the competency of coaching presence? According to the ICF, coaching presence is “the ability to be fully conscious and create spontaneous … [Read more...]

C.O.A.C.H! How to Start Your Coaching Practice

C.O.A.C.H! How to Start Your Coaching Practice

Starting your own highly profitable coaching business does not need to be complicated and here is an easy guide on how to start your coaching practice. There are probably numerous tips on how to start a coaching practice but we can narrow down the process into 5 simple steps. I’ve used the acronym “C.O.A.C.H” to label each of these steps... C – CHOOSE a market O – ORGANIZE your curriculum A – ARRANGE the sales process C – CREATE a communication medium H – HIT your promotion How to … [Read more...]

How Do I Start a Relationship Coaching Business?

How Do I Start a Relationship Coaching Business?

These days, people seem to be confiding in you about their relationship problems on a daily basis and there are times when you wonder if becoming a relationship coach was your calling; so you pause and think to yourself “How do I start a relationship coaching business?” With the global divorce rate increasing drastically by 251.8% since 1960 (Divorce Rate by Country: The World’s 10 Most and Least Divorced Nations, Unified Lawyers, 2017), there isn’t a more opportune time to become a … [Read more...]

Can I Become a Life Coach Fast and Still Be an Effective Coach?

Can I Become a Life Coach Fast and Still Be an Effective Coach?

Life coaching has become one of the fast-growing professions in the world, and so how can you train to become a life coach fast in this emerging field? The Profession of Coaching The International Coach Federation defines coaching as partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential. Life coaching is coaching that focuses on improving individuals’ personal lives as well as their professional lives. … [Read more...]

Is Learning to Become a Life Coach Worth it?

Is Learning to Become a Life Coach Worth it?

Is learning to become a life coach worth giving up your current profession? It all depends on why you are considering a career in life coaching. Life coaching is an enriching career, but you have to honestly ask yourself it is the right profession for you. What Does a Life Coach do? If you are thinking of becoming a life coach, you probably want to know what coaches do. A life coach is someone who works with clients to help them achieve their desired goals. The life coach’s job is to help … [Read more...]

Finding Reputable Online Quick Life Coach Training Programs

Finding Reputable Online Quick Life Coach Training Programs

Is there any such thing as a quick life coach training? Well, I guess there is! These types of accelerated coach training programs can go anywhere from two days to two months. Who are they typically for? These quick coach training programs exist for those who prefer to complete training in a short period for one reason or the other. Life Coaching: What is all about? Life Coaching is a profession that focuses primarily on the present and the future. It is altogether different from therapy, … [Read more...]

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...]