Is Learning to Become a Life Coach Worth it?

Is Learning to Become a Life Coach Worth it?

Is learning to become a life coach worth giving up your current profession? It all depends on why you are considering a career in life coaching. Life coaching is an enriching career, but you have to honestly ask yourself it is the right profession for you. What Does a Life Coach do? If you are thinking of becoming a life coach, you probably want to know what coaches do. A life coach is someone who works with clients to help them achieve their desired goals. The life coach’s job is to help … [Read more...]

Getting Your First Coaching Client: Five Great Tips to Get You Started

Getting Your First Coaching Client: Five Great Tips to Get You Started

You are a new coach, eager to get started in your career and wondering how to go about getting your first coaching client. Well, look no further, this article will highlight some ways to do so that has been tried and tested by experienced coaches. The Coaching Industry Coaching is a rewarding and fast growing industry that not only opens the door for your personal and professional life but is also financially enriching. The U.S. estimated market value for coaching was $955 million in 2015 … [Read more...]

Finding Reputable Online Quick Life Coach Training Programs

Finding Reputable Online Quick Life Coach Training Programs

Is there any such thing as a quick life coach training? Well, I guess there is! These types of accelerated coach training programs can go anywhere from two days to two months. Who are they typically for? These quick coach training programs exist for those who prefer to complete training in a short period for one reason or the other. Life Coaching: What is all about? Life Coaching is a profession that focuses primarily on the present and the future. It is altogether different from therapy, … [Read more...]

Helpful Books on How to Become a Life Coach

Helpful Books on How to Become a Life Coach

Few weeks ago, I was on the Amazon website ordering a couple of textbooks for my course work and I was surprised when noticed the number of books on how to become a life coach listed. As an avid reader, it was thrilling to see that many resources out there for current and prospective coaches. I believe one of the most valuable resources or materials that anyone can have to enhance learning and keep them always informed are books; be it personal development or faith-based books. How to … [Read more...]

Twenty Mindset Coaching Questions to Get Your Clients Unstuck

Twenty Mindset Coaching Questions to Get Your Clients Unstuck

How does mindset coaching questions help my clients is a question that you may be asking yourself. Have you been searching for the right coaching questions to get your clients unstuck from their current situation? Look no further, in this article; we will highlight twenty mindset coaching questions to assist your clients to develop a positive mindset that will enable them to achieve remarkable success. What is Coaching? According to the International Coach Federation, coaching is defined … [Read more...]

How to Start a Life Coaching Session Successfully Using a Basic Structure

How to Start a Life Coaching Session Successfully Using a Basic Structure

I wasn’t sure how to start a life coaching session successfully until I came across the standard structure that is listed below. How you start your coaching sessions makes a significant difference in how the session unfolds. How to Start a Life Coaching Session To assist you in effectively starting a life coaching session, I will encourage you to follow the steps below. 1. Preparation: Getting yourself ready before the start of a life coaching session with your clients is crucially … [Read more...]

How do I Find my First Coaching Client?

How do I Find my First Coaching Client?

How do I get my first coaching client was the million dollar question I asked myself after registering my coaching business? I must confess that when I finally did meet with her, I was as nervous as anything. Even after spending days jotting down and attempting to memorize coaching techniques, skills, etc. learned in training, I still felt unprepared. I must have done an "okay" job because the feedback from my client after our session was "Thanks Peggy, you have been very … [Read more...]

Group Coaching Mindset: How Does it Help my Clients?

Group Coaching Mindset: How Does it Help my Clients?

Group coaching mindset is only useful if your clients are prepared to immerse themselves in the coaching process; they have to be open to wanting to do things differently. For example, in an organization, where the way of "doing business" does not seem to be working well (Improve performance.); and they turn to a business coach for help. The client must be willing to try another or other ways of doing things to achieve their desired goals. However, before that happens, the coach must be … [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...]

How to Start a Coaching Practice: Ten Steps to Getting You Started

How to Start a Coaching Practice: Ten Steps to Getting You Started

Have you been wondering how to start a coaching practice for some time now and not sure where to begin? I hope you will find this article helpful in getting started. Benefits of Starting Your Own Coaching Business The great thing about starting your own coaching business is that you get to craft a practice that fits your schedule, your style, personality, beliefs, and values. You can run your entire business from the comfort of your home office (low overhead costs), while you are still … [Read more...]