Who’s Going to Drink This Kool-Aid? What’s It Really Going to Take to Have a Successful Life Coaching Business With a Decent Life Coaching Salary?

There is a tipping point in your life coaching business where you work long hours and don’t see anything happening, and then all of a sudden everything falls into place and you’re enjoying all the benefits of your hard work.  At that point, you finally start earning a decent life coaching salary.  Most people never get past that point in their life coaching business, however.  For one reason or another, they get discouraged and give up.  Often right before they get the life coaching salary they … [Read more...]

What Should My Life Coach Fee Be? Setting Prices in Your Life Coaching Business

Life Coach Fee Dilemmas: What to Consider When Starting Your Life Coaching Business   The life coach fee you charge is the one single greatest factor that will impact your life coaching business.  No matter what you are making in your life coaching business at this time, you've got to think of the most important thing when considering your life coach fee: Your Client! This includes: Your coaching client's budget for your life coach fee Your coaching client's motivation to … [Read more...]

Your Life Coaching Business and Your Life Coaching Career: Are They The Same?

What’s the Difference Between Your Life Coaching Career and Your Life Coaching Business, and How Does Education and Marketing Fit Into Your Business? What it takes to be successful in your life coaching business is not necessarily what it takes to have a successful life coaching career. Unfortunately, there are some great coaches who fail in their life coaching business, and there are some very successful businesses that run without great coaches. Often, what it takes to be successful in your … [Read more...]

When Attitude is Everything: How Do You Know You’re Giving 100% to Your Life Coaching Business and Your Life Coaching Career

When you’re supposedly living on the edge and expanding your comfort zones, how do you know when you’re really giving 100% to your life coaching business and your life coaching career? There are three ways to gage your life coaching business and your life coaching career; comparing your results with past results, immediate reflection of performance, and deciding ahead of time the results needed to say you are working at 100%. Are You Giving 100% to You Life Coaching Business? Gage Your Current … [Read more...]

Life Coaching Business: How to Speak With Confidence, Get Coaching Clients, and Ensure Your Success

The whole world is run on posture; and not just in your life coaching business. It’s funny because we’re so above it. We don’t admit it but that’s what runs our society. It’s the key to how to speak with confidence and success in any other aspect of our lives. We still have to be smart and provide value, but posture is at least as important, if not more important element of success. If you can maintain a superior posture, knowing how to speak with confidence will be second nature and clients … [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...]

Habits: The Key to Success in Your Life Coaching Business and Your Life Coaching Income

Habits are key to success in your life coaching business, and to producing a life coaching income. Most of what we do every day is out of habit. Do you ever stop to think about how many things we do on a daily basis that we take for granted? Brushing our hair and teeth, getting dressed before we go outdoors, and even checking our messages, once established requires minimal energy. The key to success in your life coaching business is identifying habits that are holding you back from a successful … [Read more...]

To Niche or Not To Niche in Your Life Coaching Business: Does a Niche Really Help You Work Out How to Get Life Coach Clients?

Most coaches starting a life coaching business think that determining their niche (or their target market) is the most important key to how to get life coach clients.  NOT TRUE.  And here's the problem, sometimes it IS TRUE!  Are you confused yet?  I certainly was when I first started my life coaching business.  It's really important to know where you stand on the coaching practice niche issue when you think about how to get life coach clients.  Should I start out with a niche in my life … [Read more...]

No One Wants to Pay For a Life Coach That Won’t Take Responsibility For Their Life Coaching Business

Why Aren't You Making The Money in Your Life Coaching Business That You Want? Pay for a life coach has always been a bit of a sore spot.  Let's put it this way... the pay for a life coach is the dirty little secret in the life coaching business.  Coaches that make a lot seem to use it as their 'claim to fame', and the coaches who don't make a lot of pay for a life coach either hide the fact or they justify that they are doing the 'right thing' to give their services away or operate their life … [Read more...]

Life Coaching Business Skills: How to Pull in Coaching Clients Beyond The Average Salary Life Coach

I'm working on a lot of new coaches to get their life coaching business started. Recently a new coach asked me whether or not it makes sense for the average salary life coach to join Profnet.com to gain credibility and try to get good publicity and media coverage. The simple answer is NO, unless you take all the rest of the steps necessary to take advantage of what Profnet has to offer. The key to good media exposure is not just to do one thing, but to do EVERYTHING necessary. The simple … [Read more...]