3 Ways To End Coaching Career “Coach Potato” Syndrome

As your coaching career grows, beware becoming a “coach potato. No different in meaning and consequences from the original “couch potato” syndrome, you know you are becoming a “coach potato” when you find yourself sitting endlessly at your computer or on the phone. If you find yourself eating meals at your desk, delaying bathroom breaks until you've finished that last paragraph, sitting on your butt through call after call, and working tirelessly on your computer doing research on your niche, … [Read more...]

How To Use Daylight Savings Time To Boost Your Coaching Career

It’s that time of year again, when the days start getting shorter and the holidays start taking a toll on our life coaching career. With fewer hours of daylight, our bodies start going into hibernation mode. We start feeling comfy and cozy, and before you know it we find fewer hours to devote to our coaching businesses. It’s difficult enough to juggle career and family obligations when you have a regular job, but when you create your own schedule sometimes it feels impossible to maintain your … [Read more...]

Mastermind Your Way To Exponential Coaching Career Success

One of the best ways to enhance your coaching career is to be part of a mastermind group.  If you aren’t in one, you should be.  In his seminal book, Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill said “No individual may have great power without availing himself of the Mastermind.  Great power can be accumulated through no other principle.”   The concept is simple--a  group of peers who discuss ideas and contribute information, insight, feedback and accountability to each other. The outcomes can be … [Read more...]

Why Completing What You Commit To Is The Only Way to Your Dream Coaching Career: The Mystery Behind a Successful Life Coaching Business

You can probably see it clearly; your dream coaching career is before you.  What is the number one obstacle to creating the life coaching business you want?  Are you waiting for the right life coaching business opportunity to come along, or are you taking action.  If you aren’t getting the results you want from your coaching career yet, there is probably room for improvement.  Is there a secret that you just happened to miss? Once You Get in the Life Coaching Business Game You Must Stay in the … [Read more...]

Life Coaching Business Pitfalls: Why Your Friends Can’t Help You With Your Coaching Career

You may have great friends, but when it comes to taking your life coaching business to the next level don’t expect them to be able help you.  They may care about you and love you, but if you do what you need to do to take your coaching career to the next level it will rock their boat.  You may think you will have more to offer them and they may even believe it to some extent.  But there will also be a great deal of uncertainty about your relationship if your life coaching business takes off.  If … [Read more...]

Six Steps You Can Take Now to Start Your Life Coaching Business: The No-Excuse Method to Getting Your Coaching Career Started

Many coaches struggle to start their coaching career because they just aren’t sure where to start. Or they may be afraid to invest the resources into their life coaching business because they aren’t sure what to do. If so, you’re not alone. Here are six things that are sure to pay off in getting new life coaching business, whether you’re just starting your coaching career or are a veteran in the trade. Six Steps for Launching Your Coaching Career with Your Life Coaching Business #1: If you … [Read more...]

Take Your Life Coaching Business or Coaching Career to an Elite Level by Owning the Outcome

To get your coaching career to its highest level, you have to own the outcome. I hear people that talk about building a life coaching business. Usually, they have a reason why they haven’t done it yet: it’s not the right time, they have family commitments, don’t know where to find clients; I’m tired when I get home at night, etc. I will share with you a couple of key mindsets you can use to break through and create the life coaching business you really want. Life Coaching Business: Your … [Read more...]

Your 2010 Life Coaching Business Plan: Take Your Coaching Career to the Next Level

How do you write a great life coaching business plan?  There are a billion resources detailing how to write goals or take your coaching career to the next level, most of which are fine, but what you really need is to give yourself time to focus on your life coaching business plan.  If you are serious about making 2010 a turning point in your coaching career, here a few tips that will help make a difference no matter what strategy you choose. You Need 24 Hours Dedicated to Working on Your 2010 … [Read more...]

When is the Best Time To Start Your Life Coaching Business? How to Know With Absolute Certainty That You are Ready to Begin Your Coaching Career

How can you tell if you are ready to begin your coaching career? Where are you going to find life coaching business? These questions reflect on two of the top reasons why some coaches never begin their coaching career. But really what is at stake here is that if you don’t start, you will never be ready. In order to prepare for having a life coaching business, you need to get on the court and start coaching. Your Coaching Career Starts with Practice Starting a life coaching business is a lot … [Read more...]

The ‘New Age Douche-Bag’ Phenomenon in Your Life Coaching Business (And Other Things That Kill Your Coaching Career)

Life coaching business should be fun and fulfilling. Your coaching career is supposed to be something that makes like better and easier for you. Life coaching career equals living the dream, right? There's truth to those statements, no doubt, but there's also a dark side to the life coaching business, which is the hard work and the emotional stress that every life coach goes through in order to become a great coach. The problem is most life coaches are attracted to becoming a coach because … [Read more...]