How To Build Confidence As A Coach

One of the biggest stumbling blocks to success in any field is a lack of confidence. Coaches aren’t immune to this challenge, but they owe it to themselves and their clients to build confidence in themselves so that they can give others the best of what they have to offer. If you are new to[…]

30+ Ways To Get Your First Paid Coaching Client

These are exciting times for coaches. Each year, the coaching industry is growing in leaps and bounds as people are realizing that – no matter their challenge – there is a coach that can support them in improving their performance in that area. You may be one of those emerging coaches. You have been coaching[…]

How Emotional Equations Can Change Your Life and Your Coaching Clients Too!

Could all your problems be fixed by getting your elementary math right? Well, Chip Conley suggests that we can distill all our emotions into simple equations as a way of better understanding ourselves and finding solutions to the issues that plague us. This article discusses some of the practical ways through which you can use[…]

Why is Confidentiality Important in Coaching?

We often regard confidentiality as a virtue of loyalty but what does it really entail when it comes to coaching? Coaching always thrives in a ‘safe’ environment, and where there’s an intimate relationship between the coach and the client. A certain level of trust is a non-negotiable requirement for any kind of coaching to work.[…]

How Does Life Coaching Work?

In today’s complicated world, it isn’t uncommon to find people who feel stuck, aren’t performing at their very best and feel overwhelmed with life in general. In such situations, the help of a coach can go a long way towards resolving the issues affecting such people and get them on their way to living their[…]

How to Become a Life Coach

You have likely played the role of a de-facto life coach a few times in your friends’ lives. You’ve lent an ear whenever they needed it and have also served as a great source of inspiration. Congratulations! You are a life coach! (Well, maybe just not yet). If people around you consistently reach out for[…]

8 Must-Haves in a Coaching Agreement

A coaching agreement helps both the coachee and the coach come to a common understanding of the expectations in their journey together. As a coach, a written and signed coaching agreement can help get you out of uncomfortable situations with your clients. Coaching is a client-centric and client driven process in which the coach is[…]

How Mental Rehearsal Improves Performance

As a coach or aspiring coach, you may know how important the mind is in everything that we do. Mantras like “mind over matter” have been thrown around so much that they now sound cliché. However, that doesn’t take away the crucial role played by what goes on in our minds before and as we[…]

How to Conduct a Coaching Session

How to Conduct a Coaching Session In 1998, the International Coaching Federation (ICF) conducted a survey that led them to discover that 94.3 percent of the coaches who took part in that survey conducted their coaching sessions by telephone. That statistic will form the basis of the focus of this article as we explore how[…]

How Long Should a Coaching Session Be?

Like everything else about coaching, there are no rigid rules regarding how long a coaching session should last. So, how can inexperienced coaches decide the appropriate duration of a coaching session? Read on and get some insights into the different factors that influence how long a coaching session can be. These factors vary from time[…]