The 3 Worst Things About Becoming A Coach

Becoming a coach is a popular option for a lot of people in the current economy. And being a coach has a lot of great benefits. You can make a living doing something you love. You have a chance of being the next Jack Canfield. Maybe you just really want to help people with some problem you've already conquered in your own life. Whatever benefits you are looking for, there are some things you should know about what it can be like becoming a coach that are not so positive. Isolation Can Be A … [Read more...]

Becoming A Coach Despite The Green-Eyed Monster

Becoming a coach and turning coaching into a successful business can sometimes feel like a never ending fight for emotional self-mastery. Mostly we have to fight fear, uncertainty and lack of confidence. But envy, the third deadly sin in our series, can also be one of the emotions that needs mastering. Becoming A Coach Reminds Me Of Rock Climbing Have you ever gone rock-climbing? The kind where there's a huge fall of boulders and you're climbing behind someone who's better at it than you, with … [Read more...]

Becoming A Coach Means I Have To Do WHAT?

I never thought that becoming a coach would mean I might literally choose to walk over hot coals. This week I have the opportunity to challenge myself in that dramatic way. Walking on fire is the main event on the first day of a certain guru's  coaching seminar, where thousands of people, including myself and my colleague, will participate in four life changing days in Long Beach, California. . Why would anyone do such a crazy thing? Becoming a coach involves a great deal of internal change … [Read more...]

Using Olympic Strategies to Become a Life Coach: What’s Really Keeping You From Becoming a Coach

Of all the people I’ve ever spoken to who say they want to become a life coach, few actually make it. Is becoming a coach that difficult? Sure, it’s not as easy as it would seem to become a life coach, but what’s the problem? If you are more than just “interested” in becoming a coach, then you can dramatically increase the probability of your success by looking at what others have done. In Some Ways, Becoming a Coach Is Like Having the “Olympic Dream” The truth is there is no secret to … [Read more...]

Become a Life Coach Who Can Survive the Process: The Fatal Mistake That Keeps People From Becoming a Coach

Don’t Give Up on Your Dream of Becoming a Coach, Instead Follow These Tips Upon completion of training to become a life coach, what do most people have in common? Easy, most become so overwhelmed they give up on their dream of becoming a coach at the moment it becomes possible.  Maybe it’s the cumulative fatigue from making a coaches training program fit into their already busy schedule that makes them more susceptible to fear.  However, many people allow the outside world to come crashing … [Read more...]

Become a Life Coach: Becoming a Coach Who Is Not Afraid to Be Honest

is all about honesty.  Without honesty, nothing is possible.  When you become a life coach who is honest, anything is possible.  What becoming a coach is really all about is having the conversations that need to happen; holding nothing back.  So how do you become a life coach who does this? Becoming a Coach Requires You to Be Honest with Yourself First of all become a life coach who is honest with yourself.  Why are you coaching this person?  Is this about them or yourself?  Until you are … [Read more...]

Coaching Sales Training: Becoming a Coach Who Can Get Clients From a ‘Free Session’

There are many coaching sales training but few put you on the road to becoming a coach who can convert ‘free sessions’ into clients.  Becoming a coach is one thing, but how do you master getting clients who are willing to pay you for your services?  Practice is the key, of course, but this coaching sales training will provide you with the basic steps to get started. Becoming a Coach Who Converts Free Sessions Into Clients – Take the Lead Coaching Sales Training Step 1:  Becoming a coach … [Read more...]

Do You Need a Degree to be a Life Coach? Does Becoming a Coach Require a Life Coach Degree?

Becoming a Coach Can be Challenging, But do You Need a Degree to be a Life Coach? One of the questions that people who are looking into becoming a coach wonder is, “Do you need a degree to be a life coach?” There are some key elements to becoming a coach, and at the end of this article you will be able to tell me the answer to the question, “Do you need a degree to be a life coach.” Becoming a coach takes leadership. Basically to become a coach who provides results, you need to be able to … [Read more...]

Executive Coaching Careers: Becoming a Coach Who Helps Create More Than 24 Hours in a Day

Becoming a Coach Who Can Conquer Time Management - A Key to Productive Executive Coaching Careers Most people complain that they don’t have enough time in their day, especially people in executive coaching careers. People who are looking into becoming a coach need time management skills for themselves, and for their clients. And although most people understand the basics of how to leverage their time, they can get so caught up in the rat race that it’s hard to implement. After becoming a coach … [Read more...]