How Can I Get Coaching Clients For my Practice in Small Town, USA?

How Can I Get Coaching Clients For my Practice in Small Town, USA?

You are moving to a small town after years of living in the big city and are wondering how you are going to get coaching clients; starting all over again! It is very normal to be concerned about how to go about getting your practice set up in a new and unfamiliar environment; it may seem scary at first but it is not as bad as you think. Moving to a town with a population of 10,000 or less compared to the big city you came from might be a good thing considering you might not have much … [Read more...]

Reasons Why You Need a Certified Mentor Coach

Reasons Why You Need a Certified Mentor Coach

Starting your accreditation journey can be daunting but a certified mentor coach can guide you along the process of becoming accredited and increase your confidence and competence in your coaching skills. If you are looking to become accredited at the Associate Certified Coach, Professional Certified Coach, and Master Certified Coach levels through the Approved Coach Specific Training Hours (ACSTH) or Portfolio Path, mentor coaching is a requirement from the International Coach Federation … [Read more...]

Business Pie For Life Coaches: Five Pieces of the Marketing Pie Crucial to Your Practice

Business Pie For Life Coaches: Five Pieces of the Marketing Pie Crucial to Your Practice

Like an apple or pumpkin pie, the business pie for life coaches has to do with a mix of the right ingredients and quality time to create the end results every business owner desire. Success! Before you can experience success in your coaching business, you must work at it. And so, it is important that during the course of the year, like any business, that the operations of your practice should be carefully examined to see what is working and what’s not. Who are Life Coaches? Life coaches … [Read more...]

The Factors That Affect The Holistic Life Coach Salary

The Factors That Affect The Holistic Life Coach Salary

Have you ever thought about becoming a holistic life coach? If yes, then it will be a smart idea to look first at what the holistic life coach salary is. The salary of this coaching professional is dependent on certain factors. A career in holistic life coaching is rewarding, but like any other profession, you want to ensure that it will meet your financial needs before you consider leaving your current job or profession. What is Holistic Life Coaching? The term “holistic” according to … [Read more...]

Active Listening, an Essential Skill For Professional Life Coaches

Active Listening, an Essential Skill For Professional Life Coaches

One of the most important coaching skills that every life coach must have to be successful is active listening. It is a skill that enables your clients to trust you and have confidence in your ability to help them achieve their desired goals. What is Active Listening? Active listening is one of three levels of listening. It has to do with paying complete attention to what the speaker is saying. It means being intentional in hearing and comprehending what the individual is communicating … [Read more...]

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...]

Professional Coaching Ethics: The International Coaching Federation Code of Ethics

Professional Coaching Ethics: The International Coaching Federation Code of Ethics

What is the International Coaching Federation Code of Ethics? It is defined by the ICF as guided moral principles designed to provide appropriate guidelines, accountability and enforceable standards of conduct for all ICF Members and ICF Credential-holders. What is a Code of Ethics? Basically, a code of ethics is a set of guidelines designed to help individuals in a particular profession conduct business honestly and with integrity. And so when you join an association or a professional … [Read more...]

Life Coach Accredited Training Schools in The United States

Life Coach Accredited Training Schools in The United States

There are many life coach accredited training schools that offer quality training to its students. These schools provide their coach training using different platforms i.e. online and in a traditional classroom setting. If you are looking to get certified as a life coach, there are a few things to consider when choosing the right training program. Choosing The Right Coach Training School A few key considerations when selecting an accredited training program in the United States are : • … [Read more...]

Establishing Trust & Intimacy With The Client – ICF Core Competency No. Three

Establishing Trust & Intimacy With The Client – ICF Core Competency No. Three

How does establishing trust and intimacy with the client as a life coach contribute to a successful coaching partnership? In this article, we will take a look at this third ICF Core Competency and understand its importance in the coaching partnership. The ICF Core Competencies The International Coach Federation (ICF) established eleven core coaching competencies that were developed to support a broader understanding of the skills and approaches used within today’s coaching profession. They … [Read more...]

Learn to Life Coach Using Tips from The Success Journey

Learn to Life Coach Using Tips from The Success Journey

In a world where you are inundated with information, how do you learn to life coach? One way is to learn from books and here are some principles from John Maxwell’s book, The Success Journey that you can apply in your learning process. 1. Choose a Life of Growth When you sincerely dedicate yourself to continual growth, you keep moving forward. As soon as you think you can coast or rest or just maintain what you have already achieved, that is when you start sliding backward. 2. Grow … [Read more...]