Coaching “Niche Fear”

“I want to start my coaching business in the sexual trauma niche.” “I’m super passionate about the work… but all the experts say that niche won’t enroll in coaching…” (A coach in the Synergy Private Client program brought this up to me last week.) “Should I coach on a niche that’s PROVEN to get clients or…” “....Do I coach on my passion and HOPE I get clients??” I responded, ”What’s stopping you from pursuing the niche you’re passionate about?” She answered “I don’t know, I’m … [Read more...]

Finding Your Coaching Zone of Genius

Finding Your Coaching Zone of Genius

Are you too broken to be an amazing coach? It’s easy to compare yourself (poorly) to the great coaching gurus… Coaches who are more successful than you… Coaches with tons of clients… Coaches with a big following… maybe even a podcast? Success seems to come so easily to those coaches… …because they look so perfect… …especially when you are acutely aware of your own flaws, insecurities, and bad decisions. But that “guru” didn’t start out perfect. You’re just seeing their … [Read more...]

Three in Demand Coaching Niches to Choose From

Three in Demand Coaching Niches to Choose From

When you are first starting out as a life coach, it might be a bit overwhelming to figure out what your coaching niches are going to be.   How to Figure Out Your Niche Combining real-world expertise, interpersonal skills such as empathy and coaching skills is what will make you successful in your coaching specialty. When I first started as a life coach, it took me some time to determine what areas I wanted to specialize in. The reason was that I possessed diverse experience and skills … [Read more...]

Finding Your Coaching Niches Means Playing to Your Strengths

Finding Your Coaching Niches Means Playing to Your Strengths

Understanding coaching niches is instrumental in your success as a life coach. For a long time, life coaching wasn’t considered a career. Many thought it was simply advice, or similar to chatting with a friend about the things that confuse you… and then finding solutions as you go along the conversation. Why hire a coach when you already have a lot of friends willing to listen to you and give advice? Why hire a coach when you already have a lot of friends willing to listen to you and … [Read more...]