You’ve probably been there. You are pouring your heart out to another person, expressing your most vulnerable thoughts and emotions, and it’s clear to you that they aren’t really listening. They are simply waiting for you to finish so they can speak their mind or share their thoughts. The entire time you’ve been talking they have been in their head, …
As a new life coach, you may be tempted to accept any client that comes your way. After all, your business is new and your confidence may not yet be at its highest level. You may be unsure of what the future holds. All you know is that you want to build a successful life coaching business.
For new coaches, one of the biggest concerns is how to effectively market their businesses. Traditional techniques such as networking events, social media and content marketing are all effective ways to grow a coaching practice. Still, one of the most effective means of marketing is word of mouth referrals. Marketers understand that having someone vouch for your business, product or …
With so many of us spending much of our time online, it is no wonder that many life coaches now offer virtual coaching sessions. Fast-paced lifestyles and the relative ease of using online platforms for communication makes virtual coaching ideal for both coaches and clients alike.
There’s a lot of talks these days about the importance of staying present in your relationships. Staying present means being aware of the other person in both your listening and communication.
If you are just starting out in your life coaching career, you are likely excited and a little overwhelmed. Not only will you have to continue to develop your coaching skills through client work and study, but you will also have to run your own business and market yourself to attract new clients.
Many people have morning routines, but not as many have nighttime routines that properly prepare them for the day ahead. As a life coach, you partner with clients to help them achieve their goals related to career, relationships and finances, among other important things. It may be beneficial to encourage your clients to create a peaceful and centering nighttime routine …
As a life coach, your overall role is to support and encourage your clients to achieve their goals. You do this by helping them to create a vision for their lives while encouraging them to discover goals, blocks, and strategies on their own through supportive and targeted questioning.
As a life coach, you will have the opportunity to work with many people who desire change in one or more areas of their lives. You will help clients identify their goals, create plans to reach their goals, and take action on their goals to make the change that they want.
Life coaches come from many different professional and educational backgrounds. Many have known that they desire a career in coaching, while others may be exploring coaching as a second career. No matter where you fall on the scale, great life coaches all draw from their personal experiences,
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