“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 is a Life Coach
What is a life coach and how can you benefit from a life coach in your own life? What is a life coach? A life coach is someone who helps you to become the best version of you; the unique and authentic you. A life coach is someone who helps you to live your best life; a happy and fulfilled life. With the support of a trained and professional life coach you will be able to reach your full potential and achieve your desired results. What is life coaching? Life coaching has become more and … [Read more...]
What is a Life Coach Hack?
What is a life coach hack? Some life coaches understand life hacks and how to incorporate them into their practices yet others haven’t begun to use simple hacks that make life easier! What is a Hack? In the old days, a “hack” was someone who didn’t do a very good job at something. Most of us knew someone who tried to fix things around the house, but really had no idea what they were doing – that was a “hack.” However, the more modern usage of the word “hack” comes out of the computer … [Read more...]
What is Life Coach Training Worth To You?
What is life coach training? Well, it is the training you need to become an effective life coach who can help clients find outcomes they seek. What is life coach training and will you need it to become a coach? No matter how much skill you think you have, you need life coach training! Deciding whether to become a life coach? What is life coach training and is it right for you? Here are a few things to consider before you start looking for life coach training programs. Life Coach … [Read more...]
What is a Life Coach?
Simple question, what is a Life Coach, but oh so many possible answers. The most basic answer is that a Life Coach is someone who helps people produce the change, progress or result they are after To condense it down to essentials: Life Coaching equals results. But how? Exactly what is a Life Coach? Are all Life Coaches the same in the way they approach their clients, or in how they produce results? Of course not. Every Coach is an individual, with an individual behavioral style and relationship … [Read more...]
What is a Life Coach? Become a Life Coach Who Is Able to Answer The Most Commonly Wondered Question With Confidence and Clarity
How often have you been asked, “What is a life coach?” Whether they ask it out loud or not, there isn’t really a simple answer to this question. So how can you become a life coach who has enough confidence in their own abilities to answer with conviction? No, Really -- What is a Life Coach? What is a life coach? Is it consulting? Coaching is a form of consulting. But someone who has become a life coach will also stay with the client to help implement the new skills, changes and goals to … [Read more...]
What is a Life Coach? How to Become a Coach Who Can Find New Clients Anywhere
How many times have you been talking to prospective clients and after you tell them what you do, they immediately ask, “What is a life coach?” And the only answer you can think of is the Wikipedia definition of “What is a life coach?” So you tell them “coaching is a method of directing, instructing and training a person or group of people, with the aim to achieve some goal or develop specific skills.” And they stare blankly at you and wonder what planet you’re from. Now the real question is how … [Read more...]
Becoming a Life Coach… A Story About Winning
When I think about becoming a life coach, I think about my high school cross country and track coach, David. At that time, I wanted to become a coach like him…although the thought of coaching the regular PE classes and teaching remedial math did not appeal to me. I could tell those aspects of his job probably made him want to pull out his hair, because it was obvious to me that his passion was coaching. When I wrote about the subject, “What is a Life Coach?, in a previous article, I wrote … [Read more...]
What is a Life Coach?
When someone asks, “What is a Life Coach?”, what’s the usual answer? As coaches we help our clients achieve specific, measurable results. Through an ongoing coaching relationship, clients learn how to produce extraordinary results in their lives, careers, and businesses. We help people improve their performance and quality of their life. But more specifically, what IS a life coach? Here are five different types of coaches. Which are you? Consultant - The consultant provides … [Read more...]