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...]

What Does it Take to Become a Life Coach?

What does it take to become a life coach? Are there any specific legal or educational requirements to become a life coach? Any personality traits that predict success in the coaching business? Education Needed to Become a Life Coach No college degree is needed to become a life coach; in fact, no high school diploma is required for you to hang out a shingle and call yourself a life coach. However, do you think clients want to pay good money to be coached by someone without any education or … [Read more...]

What Education Do I Need to Become a Life Coach?

What education do I need to become a life coach? The short answer is – none! The long answer is a bit more complicated. The long answer is all about being more than just a life coach; it’s about being the best life coach you can be! Life Coaching Requires No Training or Education You are not required to have any education at all to become a life coach. No schooling is needed; no training is mandated by law; no license is required; no formal education of any kind is needed to work as a … [Read more...]

The ICF Master Certified Coach Credential

What Education Do You Need to Become a Life Coach?

What education do you need to become a life coach? Are there any educational requirement to enter the life coaching field? These may be questions you are asking if you are thinking about a career in life coaching. Why Become a Life Coach? You can search the web for myriad reasons why becoming a life coach is a great career choice. I’ll give you a few reasons who don’t often see mentioned. You don’t need an office. Having an office is great, but it is not a necessity. You can go to … [Read more...]