What Are Coaching Tips?

What Are Coaching Tips?

In the video and discussion below I’m going to explain what coaching tips are, along with a few "levels" of coaching tips. There is a lot of dogma in the coaching world around whether or not a coach should "give advice" (or tips) to clients, and I wrote this to clarify some of those issues. What are coaching tips?   Coaching tips are hacks, strategies, or ways to get from A to B. This includes advice, little answers, strategies, or “how-tos” that can support a coach in doing a … [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...]

Finding Your Coaching Niches Means Playing to Your Strengths

Finding Your Coaching Niches Means Playing to Your Strengths

Understanding coaching niches is instrumental in your success as a life coach. For a long time, life coaching wasn’t considered a career. Many thought it was simply advice, or similar to chatting with a friend about the things that confuse you… and then finding solutions as you go along the conversation. Why hire a coach when you already have a lot of friends willing to listen to you and give advice? Why hire a coach when you already have a lot of friends willing to listen to you and … [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...]

The Fastest Way to Become a Life Coach in Your Mid-40s

The Fastest Way to Become a Life Coach in Your Mid-40s

If you are in your mid-40s and considering a career as a life coach, then you are probably wondering: What is the fastest way to become a life coach? It all depends on several factors and before you take the leap, here are some factors you need to consider. First, figure out what type of life coach you want to become. The word ‘life’ covers very broad territories hence life coaches tend to specialize in specific areas. These areas include career and finance, goal setting, relationships, … [Read more...]

Best Coaching Models to Know

Best Coaching Models to Know

Many people are unaware that there are a number of different coaching models that can be used by a coach. It certainly pays to match your coaching style with your client’s needs to get the best results. Let’s have a look at some of these different coaching models. GROW Coaching Model This is one of the best and well-known coaching models which was created by Sir John Whitmore. The GROW coaching model contains the following four major stages in the process: 1. Goal: This is the point … [Read more...]