Why You Should Not Become a Coach

Don't become a coach. That's right, coaching is not for you! Well, at least it's not for you if you enjoy a boring work day sitting in a cubicle, hiding from an overbearing boss, and typing up useless reports. Did you see the classic comedy movie, Office Space? The main characters hated their jobs as they slaved away for an unbearable boss, performed useless tasks, were crushed by boredom, and never received any recognition, reward, or share of the profits. If that looked good to you, … [Read more...]

Become a Coach

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fYYNtEJJoOg&feature=youtu.be There are many ways to become a coach. However, there are also many things you don't need to do in order to be a coach. Many people think they need a certification in order to become a coach, but, in reality, many places in the world don't even require this. Yes, a certification /multiple certifications look more credible, but, many people still feel inadequate as a coach WITH a certification. If you aren't good enough without … [Read more...]

Here‘s how to Decide if You should Become a Coach

In a very real way, becoming a coach is a calling. I was a coach long before I completed my formal coaches training. Most successful coaches were. So Look for these clues to help you decide if you should become a coach. Do You Genuinely Want People to Become Their Very Best? To become a coach, you must genuinely care about people, but not in a “frou-frou” “touchy-feely” way. You have to be willing to get in your client’s face and not let them off the hook. You need to get them in a corner and … [Read more...]

How To Become A Coach: Manufacturing Celebrity Status

To become a coach who rises to the top of the coaching pyramid fast and makes tons of money, you have to manufacture a celebrity status to thrust you into star like status. You’ve got to be willing and able to play the promotion game or you’ll end up in utter poverty and kicked to the curb like 90% of the lazy, losers out there who dare to call themselves a coach. What I’m coaching you on today is my 3 step formula for how to follow the Lady Gaga path to create your coaching practice … [Read more...]

The Pains And Pleasure Of Blogging When You Become A Coach: Part II

If you want to use the internet to get client leads when you become a coach, you need to have a blog and post on it regularly “come hell or high water.”  That is something I’ve learned as part of the blogging team for the JTS Advisors coaches training blog.  In a previous post, I wrote about some of the pleasures I’ve discovered as part of the team.  But it isn’t all fun and games when you take blogging as a serious daily responsibility.  So today you’ll hear about some of the pain involved in … [Read more...]

The Pains And Pleasures Of Blogging When You Become A Coach: Part I

If you want clients when you become a coach, daily blogging as part of an internet marketing plan is fast becoming a must.  So what is it like writing a blog?  The journey’s been rough but rewarding so far, definitely a mix of pain and pleasure for me!  Here are some of my musings on the pleasures of the blogging process...... Being On The Blogging Team At JTS Advisors The coaches training blog at JTS Advisors has been providing great content for several years, and I joined as a writer a few … [Read more...]

How To Become A Life Coach Who Never Gets Down

If you are looking for the answer to how to become a life coach who is confident all the time, you are going to be disappointed. Unfortunately the only coach who doesn’t struggle at times is the one who lies to himself. I met one such coach at a seminar a few weeks ago who was looking for a breakthrough in her life coaching business. She wanted to get more high-paying clients, but didn’t know what was holding her back. I’m not sure if she was really as confident as she said she was, but she … [Read more...]

Become a Coach: How to Become a Life Coach That Conquers Your Weaknesses

How do you become a coach or become a life coach that conquers your weaknesses?  The first step is to become a life coach that recognizes you have weaknesses.  When you become a coach, you won’t automatically be good at everything.  You will discover that you lack specific knowledge, skill and talents you need to succeed.  What kind of weaknesses are we talking about? Become a Coach:  What Skills Most Coaches Don’t Have When They Choose to Become a Life Coach When you become a life coach, you … [Read more...]

Why Most People Will Never Become a Coach: What It Takes to Earn Life Coach Salaries

There are many people who want to become a coach but will probably never earn money through their life coach salaries.  Is it because it’s so difficult to become a coach?  Are life coach salaries shrinking due to the economy? The main reason most people fail to earn the life coach salaries they want is that they think coaching is something they can dabble in.  They think coaching is something that they can work on part time and become a coach who lives their dreams and help others do the … [Read more...]

When you Become a Life Coach, Will You Make it, or Are You a Cracked Egg? What You Need to be a Coach

Want to Become a Life Coach?  What You Need to be a Coach Today is More Than Ever Before Life coaching, as a professional service industry has never seen times as trying and as tough as this.  Years ago, if you wanted to become a life coach, you could just throw up your shingle and go get clients.  Everyone had free money to throw around on a lark. Those times are over. To Give You an Idea of What You Need to be a Coach Today, I'll Tell You a Short Story With a "Become A Life Coach" … [Read more...]