Health Coaching Basics 101

Health Coaching Basics 101

If you are determined to become a health coach, it is essential that you learn health coaching basics. The following is a list of some health coaching basics you need to know before starting your career as a health coach. Health Coaching Basics: What You Need to Know What is a health coach?  A health coach is a supportive guide and a wellness mentor who guides others to change their lifestyles so that they can have better health. A health coach has the power of transforming … [Read more...]

Exploring Coaching Psychology Definition & Perspectives

Exploring Coaching Psychology Definition & Perspectives

Having the foundational knowledge of coaching psychology and coaching psychology definition can be a key to become an impactful coach. In this article, we will discuss various scholars’ coaching psychology definitions to understand what actually coaching psychology is. Coaching Psychology Definition The role of a coach and a psychologist coach is different. A coach facilitates their clients towards the realization of their insights and goals. He or she isn't an instructor nor a guide. … [Read more...]

Your Coaching Business Dreams Are Being Stolen… Here’s How

Have you ever overestimated how much you can accomplish in a day? ...or a weekend? If you’re an overachiever like me... ...you completely over estimate how much you can accomplish. Only half of it gets done.... ...and at the end of the day you’re exhausted and drained. ...and you feel like there is never enough time. I used to resent my family… ...because I was working while they were having fun. (As if I didn’t have a choice.) But then I learned this awesome … [Read more...]

The Important of Planning and Goal Setting in Life Coaching

The Important of Planning and Goal Setting in Life Coaching

The need for planning and goal setting in life coaching is essential to the individual's success and the coaching relationship.  The ICF Core Competency No. Ten.  Prior to the ICF updating its coaching competencies in 2019, there existed eleven core competencies. Today we have eight. The International Coach Federation's eleven core competencies were created to be employed by coaches around the world to operate their coaching practices effectively. The Core Competencies are … [Read more...]

APU University Accredited Life Coaching Courses For Veterans

APU University Accredited Life Coaching Courses For Veterans

Taking university accredited life coaching courses at American Public University may be a significant first step in becoming a professional life coach.  So, you are now retired from service ( a retiree and/or veteran), and interested in changing careers or adding coaching to your current professional portfolio. Fantastic!  You have chosen life coaching and currently researching universities or colleges where you can enroll in a life coaching training program; how about … [Read more...]

I Failed 25 Times… And Then This Happened to my Coaching Business

I fail ALL the time… Last month I spent an hour making a video, and my mic was off the whole time. Several hours of shooting later, I still hadn’t captured a decent video. All that work... ...and nothing to show for it. I used to beat myself up after things like that… ...and I wouldn’t even want to try again. Have you ever felt like quitting after a failure? If you haven’t achieved your coaching business goals yet... It’s probably got something to do with … [Read more...]

A Look Into the 2020 ICF Global Coaching Study

A Look Into the 2020 ICF Global Coaching Study

Last September, the International Coach Federation (ICF) released the long-awaited 2020 ICF Global Coaching Study. This study is the fourth major study on the size and scope of the coaching profession in 2019. The ICF published the first study in 2007 followed by studies in 2012 and 2016. The study was based on responses from 22,457 people worldwide across 161 countries and astonishingly, in nine languages.  The coaching profession has evolved and grown beyond any stretch of the … [Read more...]

Using The Life Coach Marketing Webinar Strategy to Grow Your Business

Using The Life Coach Marketing Webinar Strategy to Grow Your Business

Using a coach marketing webinar strategy is a great way to grow your business. Let’s find out the benefits of using webinars as a powerful tool to attract coaching clients.  Webinars have become one of the most beneficial ways to promote one’s business in today’s marketplace. If you have never attended a webinar, I will encourage you to give it a try. It’s convenient and easy to participate in.  By the way, what is a webinar? It is simply a live interactive meeting conducted … [Read more...]

Should I Strive to be a Licensed Life Coach?

Should I Strive to be a Licensed Life Coach?

If you are just starting out as a life coach, you may be wondering whether you should become a licensed life coach. The simple answer is “No”. A person does not have to be licensed before he/she can kick-start his/her life-coaching career. But this does not mean that getting certifications are not important. A lot of people who have a keen interest in becoming coaches ended their journey because of the dread of being regarded as under-qualified. Not only that but there are also several clients … [Read more...]

How to Hold Your Clients Accountable Without Being a B*tch

Holding your client ‘accountable’ sounds like holding them ‘hostage’. It sounds like convicting someone of a crime and punishing them with a prison sentence. I know, I’m a coach. And when I first started my coaching business, I was a hard driving accountability coach. And I helped a lot of people make a lot of money… ...because they got stuff done. Or else the ‘hammer’ would come down... What would I say to get them to take action? ME: “Why didn’t you finish your website … [Read more...]