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...]

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...]