Be a Coach: Who Can Become A Life Coach?

Be a Coach: Who Can Become A Life Coach?

Who can become a life coach and what does it take to be successful? Ask around and you will find different answers to these questions. What makes some life coaches so energetic and admired that they become a magnet in attracting others to them has little to do with good looks, being abundantly wealthy, owning an expensive car, or wearing the latest watch. It has everything to do with how you think, react, communicates, and manage your time effectively. Being a success in life coaching … [Read more...]

The Definition of Coaching - The Difference Between Coaching and Therapy

The Definition of Coaching – The Difference Between Coaching and Therapy

The definition of coaching has typically varied across the industry due to coaching becoming more popular, but the widely accepted definition comes from the International Coaching Federation (ICF). Coaching according to the ICF is defined as partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential, which is particularly important in today’s uncertain and complex environment. In this article, we are also going to … [Read more...]

Fifty Life Coaching Exercises eBook: A Great Resource For Your Coaching Toolkit

Fifty Life Coaching Exercises eBook: A Great Resource For Your Coaching Toolkit

Life coaching exercises and tools are great resources to use in your coaching practice. They assist your clients to grow and make improvements in their lives. They are practical exercises that help your clients to reflect on, learn about themselves, and identify actions for specific goals. David Bonham-Carter’s ebook, the 50 Life Coaching Exercises, is an excellent resource for your toolkit to help you become a more efficient life coach. About The Author, David Bonham- Carter David … [Read more...]

Life Coaching VS Therapy BATTLE ROYALE!

Life Coaching VS Therapy BATTLE ROYALE!

Life coaching vs therapy? Which is better? Personally, I've worked with both, as a client and as a coach. I've noticed some hot arguments as to what is BETTER and who produces better results. And honestly, it all depends on the client and the results they want. Some therapists may unknowingly venture into "coaching mode", that is, focusing on SOLUTIONS, rather than just working on healing the past. Both help people, so who wins when we pit life coaching vs therapy? You Know You … [Read more...]

Where to Find the Best Life Coaching Programs

Where to Find the Best Life Coaching Programs

In this day and age, there are many different kinds of best life coaching programs to choose from if you want to enhance or build your skills as a life coach. A life coach is just as important as a counselor or therapist but to be a good life coach, you must have good training practices and continuously improve your expertise. Training practices are more than just what you do as a coach every day; they involve how you live your day-to-day life. Seeking out someone with more experience … [Read more...]

The Personal Coach vs The Mentor: How do They Differ?

The Personal Coach vs The Mentor: How do They Differ?

Is there a difference between the personal coach and the mentor? Indeed! There are noticeable differences between the two roles. Coaching and mentoring are often used interchangeably because both professionals help clients reach desired personal and professional goals. However, the definition, role, approach, and tools of each are utterly different. What Does The Personal Coach do? The personal coach, also often referred to as a life coach is an individual who works with clients to assist … [Read more...]

What Is A Life Coach

What Is A Life Coach?

“What is a life coach?” a friend asked me the other day. “If I hire you, I expect to accomplish ...” … a prospective client once told me. It sounds like he confused me with the Genie from Aladdin's lamp! The Genie from Aladdin’s lamp (for those not familiar with the myth) comes out and tells Aladdin that he will GRANT him three WISHES. In other words, Aladdin is supposed to ask for what he wants… and he will immediately receive it. A life coach will do no such thing. Disclaimer: Not … [Read more...]

Psychology Life Coach

Psychology Life Coach And Psychologist: How Do They Differ?

One of the most significant similarities between a psychology life coach and a psychologist is they are both in the business of helping people. Although there are differences in their approaches, these two professionals are focused on aiding people in receiving the help they need to live their most authentic lives. To understand how a psychology life coach differs from a psychologist, you must know what they do. Understanding the difference between these two professions will not only help the … [Read more...]

Total Life Coaching 50+ Life Lessons – You Need This Book

Total Life Coaching: 50+ Life Lessons, Skills, and Techniques to Enhance Your Practice…and Your Life is a book by Patrick Williams and Lloyd J. Thomas which should be on the bookshelf of every coach. It can help you take your coaching to a deeper level. It is filled with sample coaching conversations, coaching tools, exercises, and pearls of coaching wisdom. Who are the Authors? Patrick Williams is a certified master coach and was one of the pioneers of the life coaching profession. He has … [Read more...]

Top 10 Life Coaching Questions

What are the Top 10 Life Coaching Questions?

What are the top 10 life coaching questions? This could refer to several different types of questions. What are the top 10 questions about how to become a life coach? Or, what about the top 10 questions about the business of life coaching? Questions to Ask in a Coaching Session For this article, the top 10 life coaching questions refer to questions made during a coaching session. These questions can help start a coaching session, keep one flowing, or help find outcomes the client is … [Read more...]