Ode to a Certified Personal Coach

Here's a poem for all those thinking of hiring a certified personal coach. In ragged, mostly non-rhyming middle-school level poetry, the benefits of using the services of a coach are extolled. If you are thinking of becoming a certified personal coach, this poem may give you an idea of the influence you can have on people. Coaching is a great profession because you make money, earn respect, and help save the world, one person at a time, unless you coach in groups, then you save the world one … [Read more...]

Why You Should Get Your Wellness Coaching Certification Now

Think a wellness coaching certification would be the right choice for your career? It's a great career choice because you get to help people, work in a healthy and dynamic field, and you have the opportunity to make some damn good money. Being a wellness coach requires a unique set of skills that may not be taught in traditional coaching programs. Before you set out on the road to your wellness coaching certification, here's what you will do as a wellness coach. Work with individuals and … [Read more...]

What Degree Do You Need to Become a Life Coach?

You want to know “What degree do you need to become a life coach?”. I’m going to tell you the whole truth and nothing but the truth. What Degree Do You Mean? Be Very Clear! For starters you must learn to be specific when you ask a question. You must choose your questions wisely and you must prepare yourself to filter through all of the hidden agenda’s, bull crap, fillers and rambling to discover the truth. Most of your job as a life coach will be learning to ask the right questions. You … [Read more...]

Quotes for a New Certified Personal Coach

Are you a new certified personal coach? Just received your certification and ready to head out into the world of certified personal coaching? If so, you have made a wise choice. Coaching is a profession where you can help others while helping yourself. A career doesn't get any better than that! However, it can be scary – starting a new business, waiting for that first client to walk through your door or call your phone. Well, we all need some inspiration from time to time, and here are a few … [Read more...]

Get Your Relationship Coaching Certification Now!

Thinking of getting a relationship coaching certification? Perhaps you have had a great relationship for several years and think you know the keys to successful relationships. Or, perhaps you have worked in the field as a marriage counselor or in a similar capacity, and want to move into the coaching business. If so, getting your relationship coaching certification may be a great move for you. Relationships are one of the most important things in a person's life. Career, health, finances, … [Read more...]

Don’t Limit Yourself to Life Coach Degrees

Life coach degrees have some real advantages, but they are not your only option for life coach training. In this post, we will look at some of the possibilities: degree and certificate programs; remote and classroom programs; as well as, life coaching training that is described using other terms, like counseling training. Certificate Programs Are More and More Popular At both traditional and nontraditional educational institutions certificate programs are becoming almost as popular as … [Read more...]

Your First 3 Sessions as a Certified Leadership Coach

You made the move to become a certified leadership coach. You've taken courses, worked with a master coach, and fulfilled all the requirements of certification. You have rented an office, placed a few ads, networked, created a web page, and handed out business cards. All of a sudden, you have your first client. It will be just you and the client. You, the certified leadership coach, and a client looking for a good certified leadership coach. What do you do now? The First Session With a Client … [Read more...]

Should You Have a Career Coach Certification?

A career coach certification means that a coach has met certain requirements set down by different governing bodies and organizations. The principle coaching body is the ICF (International Coach Federation), but there are many others that have specific rules and requirements to earn a certification. What Does a Career Coach Certification Mean? It means that you are certified. Does it mean that you are a good coach? Hell no, you could have ten career coach certifications and still be a crappy … [Read more...]

Should I get a Job Coach Certification?

A job coach certification, also known as a career coach certification, is wildly popular in our current economy. Many coaches are focusing their studies and choosing to expand their businesses by getting a job coach certification. Is a Job Coach Certification Legally Regulated? No. You do not need a job coach certification to run a private coaching practice. The client will decide if they want a job coach certification included in their coach’s resume. The job coach certification process … [Read more...]

Coaching Certification Programs + Christian Values

Finding a coaching certification programs + Christian values is a three step process. First search for coaching programs which certify their graduates. Next among those look for programs which emphasize Christian values, which is not as simple as it sounds. And then evaluate the programs that you fine for quality based on specific criteria. Here’s how. Develop a long List and Pare It down from There Cast a wide net to find coaching programs that include certifications. This first step is … [Read more...]