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...]

Life Coaching Degree Unraveled in 5 Minutes…

Life Coaching Degree Unraveled in 5 Minutes…

Do I need a life coaching degree to be a life coach? You might be asking yourself this question at this juncture in your life where you are ready to break free from the monotony of life and try something different. Or you are probably a life coach already but are seriously thinking of taking your business to the next level. Have you placed a dream on a shelf? Maybe it’s time to dust off the idea and rediscover the passionate pursuit of possibilities through life coaching. Do You Need a … [Read more...]

How to Get Coaching Clients Without a Website in Today’s Competitive Market

How to Get Coaching Clients Without a Website in Today’s Competitive Market

How to get coaching clients without a website in this day and age may prove rather challenging for many. With everything going digital so rapidly, it will be odd to see any type of business without a web presence. However, statistics show that 29% of small businesses do not have a website and yet they are doing well for themselves.   So, the question is, are you able to get coaching clients without a website in today’s competitive market, I would say “YES YOU CAN.” Who is The … [Read more...]

Accredited Coaching Programs: How do I Become an ICF Accredited Coach Training Provider?

Accredited Coaching Programs: How do I Become an ICF Accredited Coach Training Provider?

There are several accredited coaching programs out there today. However, as an ICF Credentialed Coach, looking to establish your own coach training program, you will prefer to be accredited through the International Coach Federation. If you are unsure how to get started, my hope is this article will help guide you in the right direction. International Coach Federation The International Coach Federation is a reputable and well-known coaching organization that accredits coach training … [Read more...]

A Sample Discovery Session Script to Help Bring in More Clients

A Sample Discovery Session Script to Help Bring in More Clients

You may wonder why you need a discovery session script for your coaching business. Well, I would say speaking from my experience, it has been a useful tool in helping me gain new clients. What is a Discovery Session in Coaching? A Discovery session is a session in which you get to know your prospective clients. These sessions offer a new client the opportunity to discover what their current needs or challenges are and if you can support them in solving those challenges. In a Discovery … [Read more...]

To Be or Not to Be an Associate Certified Coach?

To Be or Not to Be an Associate Certified Coach?

So, Shakespeare’s famous quote has been circling in your mind and of late you’ve been contemplating whether or not you should go pro and become an Associate Certified Coach. While it’s not mandatory for a coach to be certified, some statistics show that it is probably worthwhile to get certified: · 77% of coach practitioners agreed that clients expect them to be certified or credentialed (2016 ICF Global Coaching Study). · 83% of consumers who experienced a coaching relationship … [Read more...]

Life Coaching Business Tips For Your New Coaching Practice

Life Coaching Business Tips For Your New Coaching Practice

You just completed your coach training, now a certified life coach and looking to launch your business, here are some life coaching business tips to help you build your coaching practice. About Life Coaching Life Coaching is a profoundly different profession from consulting, mentoring, therapy, or counseling. This form of coaching is based on the principle that the client has the inherent ability to determine and achieve their desired goals. Life coaching is based on a future-focused … [Read more...]

The Life Coach Pay Scale Salary Report

The Life Coach PayScale Salary Report

You have been debating on a career in life coaching and curious what the pay is like; how about we take a look at the life coach pay scale salary report? It is understandable to be concerned about financial stability when you are thinking about a new profession. My primary reason for becoming a life coach is to help people fulfill their dreams. However, at the same time, earning a substantial income that will enable me to live comfortably was equally important. And so I hope that sharing … [Read more...]

The Board Certified Coach vs The Board Certified Life Coach

Is Board Certified Life Coach The Same as The Board Certified Coach Credential?

Do you know of any training program or organization that provides credentialing for a Board Certified Life Coach? If you conduct your research, you most likely will not locate this particular designation given by any training provider. However, the closest you will find is the Board Certified Coach credential offered by The Center for Credentialing & Education (CCE). About CCE The Center for Credentialing & Education (CCE) is a not-for-profit organization that provides … [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...]