When You Become a Certified Life Coach, are You Certified in The Steps to Becoming a Life Coach That is Successful?

Is the Top Life Coaching School in America Teaching the Steps to Becoming a Life Coach With "Client Getting" Power? I just talked with a few principles from some of the top coaching schools in America, and I realized that although they may understand the steps to becoming a life coach, they seem to not care about teaching it to their students.  A certified life coach has some real challenges in front of them if they are to get coaching clients in this marketplace, and you aren't going to learn … [Read more...]

Think It’s Time to Get Your Life Coach Accreditation? The Enemy of All Rational Coaching Thought: Professional Coaching Certification

The Lie of Professional Coaching Certification .is a whole lot of BS.  Really.  We are coaches, and we're supposed to help people think outside the box, right? . Instead, we try to go and get our life coach accreditation... trying to get into a 'box' ourselves.  We have to get our professional coaching certification so we can fit into the great 'coaching guru's' definition of coaching, and then think that we are done with our coaching skills education.  Now all the coaching we're doing is … [Read more...]

Join Me in San Diego or Orange County for an Evening of Building Your Coaching Business Empire

How to Become The Master Coach, and Make $5,000.00-$10,000.00 per month doing it... The next two Thursdays I’m faciliating special workshops to teach you the most important things to know about becoming a master coach and building your coaching empire.  I’ll answer your questions and share some more techniques for building a successful coaching business with high caliber coaching and tons of cash clients. …Even if You're Confused About Where to Start, Don't Have The Time to Start, or … [Read more...]

Options for Life Coaching Education from Becoming a Certified Life Coach to Earning a Life Coaching Degree

Life Coaching Degree Various colleges are now providing a life coaching degree.  Here are a few of them: . Howard Community College offers a Professional Coaching program.  This isn't a life coaching degree in and of itself, but it's a 'college' course, which helps with some of the credibility. Massachusetts School Of Professional Psychology offers the "GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN EXECUTIVE COACHING PROGRAM (GCEC)".  This is as close to a life coaching degree as you'll get … [Read more...]

What Education is Required to Become a Coach? Life Coaching Education from Life Coaching Degree to Becoming a Certified Life Coach

Life coaching education is a wide subject, and it's very important to life coaches to learn what they need to know to become a life coach.  Where do you start?  Do you go to college and get a life coaching degree, or do you simply take a coaching course and become a certified life coach?  Whichever way you go, you must consider 3 things. . The 3 Things to Consider in Your Journey to Becoming a Certified Life Coach (at Least in Spirit) 1.  Your Goal: . Do you want to moonlight as a coach … [Read more...]

How to Get National Coaching Certification: The REAL Way

What are the most important coaching certification criteria?  Here are the coaching certification criteria you should be looking for (in order from most to least important) during your search for the national coaching certification: 1.  Coaching Skills 2.  Coaching Communication / Leadership Skills 3.  Coach Personal Development 4.  Coaching Sales Skills 5.  Coach Marketing Skills 6.  Coach Time management skills 7.  Coaching Business management skills Here's the logic … [Read more...]

Think That Professional Coaching Certification is All You Need to Become a Certified Coach? Think Again!

Are You Going Over Coaching Certification Criteria?  STOP Right Now And Read This. If you are considering different personal coaching trainings and going over different coaching certification 'criteria', then you need to rethink your criteria.  I'm not saying that coaching certification criteria is not important, it is.  If you get certified by the wrong life coaching training courses, or are trying to use coaching training for the wrong thing, then you could waste a lot of money on life coach … [Read more...]

How to Become a Certified Life Coach Through the ICF: With or Without an Accredited Coach Training Program

Figuring out how to become a certified life coach takes quite a bit of research. The International Coaching Federation (ICF) is the most widely recognized credentialing program. There are some other agencies as well, but if you want to become a certified life coach, the ICF seems to offer the most prestige. If you want to know how to become a certified life coach with the ICF, there are 3 levels of certification to choose from. Each level has a different set of requirements. How to Become a … [Read more...]

Become a Life Coach Without Waiting for National Coaching Certification

When people ask how to become a life coach before they get enough hours to apply for national coaching certification, they often really mean, “How do I get clients that pay me so I have some credibility and can tell people that I am a coach?” What they are also wondering is, “Who is going to pay me to be their coach?” and “how will I step into the role of a life coach?”   The Credibility Gap, And National Coaching Certification A lot of new coaches ask me “Who will believe me?” … [Read more...]

Coaching Certification

Coaching certification in my mind is an essential part of coaching mastery. While some would argue that coaching training is enough, consider that coaching is now a booming industry which means competition is increasing for a market that is still relatively small. By that I mean that there are still many individuals and companies who either don’t know about coaching, do not understand the value versus consulting, or have used unqualified poorly trained coaches with resulting experiences that … [Read more...]