The Game of Life: How Do I Start Being a Life Coach?

The Game of Life: How Do I Start Being a Life Coach?

“How Do I Start Being a Life Coach?” is one of the most common questions people ask when they are thinking about becoming a life coach. Before you become a life coach, there are several factors you need to consider. How Do I Start Being a Life Coach? First, you need to understand what you are most passionate about and how you want to inspire others to create success in their lives. Then, decide what type of life coach you want to be. The word ‘life’ covers a wide range of areas so life … [Read more...]

How do I Start a Life Coaching Blog? – Seven Helpful Tips

How do I Start a Life Coaching Blog? – Seven Helpful Tips

I just established my life coaching practice a couple of months ago, and so please, "How do I start a life coaching blog?"  About Blogs – An Effective Marketing Strategy First of all, congratulations to you for embarking on this new career in life coaching. It is a rewarding and lucrative profession.  The word blog is a shortened form of its original name, "weblog." These weblogs were initially developed to allow internet users to "log" their day to day details in a … [Read more...]

How to be a Life Coach Without a Coaching Certification

How to be a Life Coach Without a Coaching Certification

How to be a life coach without a coaching credential!  Is it attainable?  Yes, it is!  There are currently no existing rules or policies that you must meet before you can become a life coach. About Life Coaching The International Coach Federation (ICF) defines coaching as partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential.  Like many other helping professions, life coaching … [Read more...]

How to Start a Coaching Business: 16 Shocking Mistakes New Coaches Make

How to Start a Coaching Business: 16 Shocking Mistakes New Coaches Make [PART ONE]

Are you thinking about starting a coaching business? Are you the ‘goto coach’ for friends and family?  Already helping them with tough problems and big decisions?  Perhaps they’re even suggesting that you should become a coach? Deciding to start your coaching business is an exciting time, but it can be a bit scary and uncertain…  With all the conflicting advice out there, blindly starting this business could be a ‘mistake waiting to happen’… What are the biggest … [Read more...]

How do I Start a Successful Life Coaching Business as a Mental Health Therapist?

How do I Start a Successful Life Coaching Business as a Mental Health Therapist?

You are a mental health therapist, and you are asking yourself, “how do I start a successful life coaching business? I hope you find the tips in this article helpful. I am always excited to see the number of mental health therapists integrating their expertise with life coaching.  It tells me that they believe in the work that life coaches are doing, and they have seen the progress the coaching profession is making in the lives of individuals and within organizations.  The Mental … [Read more...]

Are You Ready for a Board Certified Coach Credential?

How Do I Start a Coaching Business from Scratch?

How do I start a coaching business from scratch? Everyone wants to start a business, but is there really a clear-cut way on how to do it? You could search the Internet for information, like what you are doing now by reading this or you can hook up with a good mentor. Starting your own business is one of the most rewarding things you’ll probably ever get involved with. How Do I Start a Coaching Business from Scratch? Just Bootstrap Your Way… If you are thinking about borrowing a huge … [Read more...]

How to Become a Life Coach With a 3 Day ICF Life Coach Training Program

How to Become a Life Coach With a 3 Day ICF Life Coach Training Program

Is it probable to become a life coach with just a 3 day life coach training program? Yes, you can!   Anything is possible with a career in life coaching considering the coaching industry remains an unregulated industry. There are three-day, seven days, thirty days training programs available if you are seeking an accelerated course whichever you prefer! Can I Become a Good Life Coach With a 3 Day Life Coach Training? It is possible. This accelerated comprehensive program … [Read more...]

Learn to Coach: Ten Skills to Have as a Grief & Loss Coach

Learn to Coach: Ten Skills to Have as a Grief & Loss Coach

You have the life experience, but now you want to learn to coach effectively? Not to worry, this article will provide you with valuable information on the skills you need to have as a grief and loss coach. The Role of a Grief & Loss Coach Everyone reacts to grief differently and how an individual grieves is unique to them. It can be an overwhelming and complex experience when one loses a loved one or has experienced other forms of loss, such as a relationship (i.e., divorce), … [Read more...]

How do I Start a Coaching Company When I’m Broke?

How do I Start a Coaching Company When I’m Broke?

How do I start a coaching company with no money in my bank account?  It seems ridiculous to be considering starting a business when you are facing financial challenges, but it is probable.  The “Pep Talk” - You Can Do it! Coaching is one of those businesses that require minimal capital to establish.  If you are genuinely interested and committed to building your coaching company, I can assure you that you can make it work with these simple steps. Starting any … [Read more...]

What Is Coaching? (And my Experience of The Co Active Coaching Model)

What Is Coaching? (And my Experience of The Co Active Coaching Model)

Whether or not they can answer “what is coaching?”, every student at the Coactive Training Institute (CTI) begins just like everyone else: in Fundamentals. Walking into the classroom is your first test of strength and open-mindedness. The room is comparable in size to a small stage but is barely full. The new students’ eyes narrow and drift suspiciously to the circle of chairs on the furthest side. This circle is only adorned by a few diagram posters, hung with blue putty (“tacky”), and … [Read more...]