Life coaching exercises and tools are great resources to use in your coaching practice. They assist your clients to grow and make improvements in their lives. They are practical exercises that help your clients to reflect on, learn about themselves, and identify actions for specific goals. David Bonham-Carter’s ebook, the 50 Life Coaching Exercises, is an excellent resource for your toolkit to help you become a more efficient life coach. About The Author, David Bonham- Carter David … [Read more...]
Life Coaching VS Therapy BATTLE ROYALE!
Life coaching vs therapy? Which is better? Personally, I've worked with both, as a client and as a coach. I've noticed some hot arguments as to what is BETTER and who produces better results. And honestly, it all depends on the client and the results they want. Some therapists may unknowingly venture into "coaching mode", that is, focusing on SOLUTIONS, rather than just working on healing the past. Both help people, so who wins when we pit life coaching vs therapy? You Know You … [Read more...]
Where to Find the Best Life Coaching Programs
In this day and age, there are many different kinds of best life coaching programs to choose from if you want to enhance or build your skills as a life coach. A life coach is just as important as a counselor or therapist but to be a good life coach, you must have good training practices and continuously improve your expertise. Training practices are more than just what you do as a coach every day; they involve how you live your day-to-day life. Seeking out someone with more experience … [Read more...]
The Personal Coach vs The Mentor: How do They Differ?
Is there a difference between the personal coach and the mentor? Indeed! There are noticeable differences between the two roles. Coaching and mentoring are often used interchangeably because both professionals help clients reach desired personal and professional goals. However, the definition, role, approach, and tools of each are utterly different. What Does The Personal Coach do? The personal coach, also often referred to as a life coach is an individual who works with clients to assist … [Read more...]
What Is A Life Coach?
“What is a life coach?” a friend asked me the other day. “If I hire you, I expect to accomplish ...” … a prospective client once told me. It sounds like he confused me with the Genie from Aladdin's lamp! The Genie from Aladdin’s lamp (for those not familiar with the myth) comes out and tells Aladdin that he will GRANT him three WISHES. In other words, Aladdin is supposed to ask for what he wants… and he will immediately receive it. A life coach will do no such thing. Disclaimer: Not … [Read more...]
What are the Top 10 Life Coaching Questions?
What are the top 10 life coaching questions? This could refer to several different types of questions. What are the top 10 questions about how to become a life coach? Or, what about the top 10 questions about the business of life coaching? Questions to Ask in a Coaching Session For this article, the top 10 life coaching questions refer to questions made during a coaching session. These questions can help start a coaching session, keep one flowing, or help find outcomes the client is … [Read more...]
What’s in a Name – Training & Leadership Coaching Ltd.?
Training & Leadership Coaching Ltd – would that be a good business name? Looking at this company name can help us understand what makes for a good business name for your coaching practice. Is There a Business With This Name? Before you decide on a name, it’s important to see if another business is using the selection. It’s easy to look up on Google and can also be done locally through a recorder’s office or some similar governmental agency. Training & Leadership Coaching Ltd … [Read more...]
How Many Types of Life Coaching Niches Are There?
There are a million and one types of life coaching. Or more. You have myriad possibilities when deciding what type of life coach you want to be. Life coaching segments or niche exist for almost every segment of population or aspect of life. Life Coaching Covers Plenty of Territory When you use the word “life’ you are talking about the complete range of human experience. From health to wealth, from career to athletics, from business to relationships. Coaches who position themselves to … [Read more...]
Looking for University Life Coaching Programs?
University life coaching programs are becoming more prevalent as the life coaching industry grows. Though the majority of coaches get their training from more stand-alone coaching academies or schools, traditional colleges and universities are beginning to develop life coaching programs to teach the future life coaches of America. Consider the Criteria for Coaching Schools When selecting a coaching program at a traditional university, here are a few things to consider: Is the school … [Read more...]
15 Questions on What is Life Coaching
What is life coaching? It’s both an easy question and one profoundly more difficult. Even if you’ve been life coaching for years, during moments of reflection, you may wonder what life coaching is all about. Life Coaching is Questioning What is one of the most important things you do as a life coach? You ask powerful questions. Having the ability to form powerful questions, and then ask them in a way that will elicit the correct responses is one of the keys to having a successful and … [Read more...]
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