Do You Have What it Takes to Become a Life Coach With Your Own Practice? Or Should You Start Looking for Coaching Jobs Working for Others?

It sounds great to become a life coach and work from home, the beach, and make your own schedule.  And coaching jobs?  Working for only a small part of what your client pays?  Who needs that?  But before you quit your job, consider the following: Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? You can’t just decide to become a life coach and start making lots of money right away. You might need to start by working harder than you ever have for anyone else, for little or no pay. You will have … [Read more...]

Salary of a Life Coach

Salary of a Life Coach:  How Much Can You Make? The salary of a life coach is six figures for only 10 to 20 percent of coaches, according to Forbes.com. Since the median salary for life coaches in the United Sates is only $30,000 to $40,000 per year, it means that there are a lot of coaches who are making much less than $30,000.   Avoid The Salary of a Life Coach That Will Make You Sell Your Furniture to Pay Your Rent What type of life coaching training will you need to get the salary of … [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...]

How to Become a Relationship Coach (An Insiders Perspective)

  Ever ask yourself how to become a relationship coach?  There is a great need out there, and it’s easier than you might think.  IF you use information from the DISC or Values Assessments. My husband and I recently went through a relationship assessment debrief.  What was most amazing was that he actually felt that the information was amazingly insightful.  Why was I so surprised?  Well, it’s because we actually don’t always see eye to eye.  It’s not just because he’s over half a foot … [Read more...]

To Become a Business Coach: Why Coaching is Good in A Recession

To Become a Business Coach in a recession is something that may seem risky, and it can be without training, guidance and a plan. The fact is that coaching in a recession can be remarkably lucrative. Why? Because during tough economic times, many companies are more open to ways that will help them survive and thrive. To Become a Business Coach does take some work but it’s worth it. The proper training gives you excellent coaching skills as well as the knowledge you will need to develop a … [Read more...]

5 Fool-Proof Coaching Techniques for a Recession

. What type of coaching techniques can we offer during this recession? Recession? Yes, and it’s overdue. People have been spending too much and saving too little, for too long. As a nation we are up to our chins in debt. We are going to have to learn how to prioritize spending. And this is a great opportunity for coaches to provide value and step up as leaders. Fear and Anxiety are powerful, yet very different emotions. Fear is good for you. Fear saves lives. Fear gets you to run away from … [Read more...]

Coaching Jobs– The oldest occupation?

  When you think of coaching jobs, do you think of the ancient cave dwellers? Why not? From the earliest days the older or more skilled taught the younger how to hunt, cook, paint pictures on cave walls, and any other skills that were needed to train others how to be useful and effective members of their communities. As people became older and more experienced, they rose to positions of leadership. Those who were effective at teaching were held in the highest esteem. And long after these … [Read more...]

Career Coach Training…investment strategy for the current economy?

  Could a career coach training be the best use of your investment money? Have you watched the stock market swing several hundred points up or down in a single day? Even the value investors have been blindsided. The equity in our homes is dropping, more and more companies are going out of business, and the commercial real estate industry is looking for bailout money. Not to mention the mess with the auto industry. It really makes me wonder, is there safe place to invest right now?   With … [Read more...]

What to Look for in a Career Coach Training Program

  How do you find a career coach training program that will help you become a world class coach? First of all, you will need to know your strengths and weaknesses. Find out if the program you are interested in does any type ofassessments, such as the DISC or Values assessments. The results will give your coaches insight about you, and may also help you define which type of coaching you will be most naturally most adept.   In addition to weekly training sessions, your career coach … [Read more...]

What is a Life Coach?

  When someone asks, “What is a Life Coach?”, what’s the usual answer? As coaches we help our clients achieve specific, measurable results. Through an ongoing coaching relationship, clients learn how to produce extraordinary results in their lives, careers, and businesses. We help people improve their performance and quality of their life.   But more specifically, what IS a life coach? Here are five different types of coaches. Which are you?   Consultant - The consultant provides … [Read more...]