Twelve Basic Life Coaching Principles Every Life Coach Should Know

Twelve Basic Life Coaching Principles Every Life Coach Should Know

As a life coach, it is important to always be mindful of the basic life coaching principles. These are principles that every life coach should know and implement to effectively impact clients. Life Coaching Definition Life coaching focuses on solutions by which a client seeks to achieve their desired results. It is not therapy as many people unfamiliar with life coaching would think. Therapy focuses primarily on a person’s past; trying to look for the causes of the failures and trauma that … [Read more...]

Developing Your Coaching Presence & Why It Matters

Developing Your Coaching Presence & Why It Matters

If you are a life coach, you probably have heard the term coaching presence many times before. It is International Coach Federation’s (ICF) Core Competency #4 and some define it as “being fully present with your client” while others see it as “a way of being with clients that facilitates growth and change through connection”. How does the ICF describe the competency of coaching presence? According to the ICF, coaching presence is “the ability to be fully conscious and create spontaneous … [Read more...]

A Question to Ponder – How Do You Learn to Coach?

A Question to Ponder – How Do You Learn to Coach?

If you are in any normal pursuit, you probably read a book, or take a course but how do you learn to coach? Maybe you check out some journal articles, should you have access to materials at a university. Possibly, what you want to learn is on the Internet, so you trawl through expert websites to get up to speed. In a few rare cases, maybe you are lucky enough to have access to a topic expert and you ask them for information. Now… how do you learn to coach? This is a question that is … [Read more...]

The Basics of Life Coaching in a Nutshell

The Basics of Life Coaching in a Nutshell

New to life coaching and want to know the basics of life coaching? Essentially, life coaching is all about helping others overcome barriers and steering them towards achieving success in life. For someone who would like to get a grasp of the basics of life coaching, here are a few things to know. The Basics of Life Coaching There are times in a person’s life when they may be in a situation that is making them unhappy but they lack the motivation or extra push they need to help them create … [Read more...]

Coaching And Mentoring Basics Every Coach Should Practice

Coaching And Mentoring Basics Every Coach Should Practice

Coaching and mentoring basics or fundamentals can be instrumental in every coaching business. Although there are some similarities in the roles that mentoring and coaching play; helping to initiate transformational changes in people's lives, their methods and the structures of the relationship are different. What is Coaching? The most widely accepted definition of coaching is from the International Coach Federation. In coaching, the learner has primary ownership of the goal, but the coach … [Read more...]