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Thu, 24 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400There is no one way on how to become a life coach, just as there is no one way on how to live your life. However, that simply makes the whole process more exciting. A life coach isn't perfect but he doesn't have a lot of unresolved issues on the side either. You need to take a good, long look at your own situation - and resolve any internal or external issues - before you can effectively help others.
Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500Have you ever been a coach to a neighborhood team? I know how it feels the first time I've coached a team of seven-year-old soccer kids and how much they can really test my patience, not to mention sanity as they run around kicking the ball like ants to a huge, white crumb. It feels strange at first, having to be stared at by a bunch of kids who they will know that I'm not the one in the field. Sounds wrong in a sense, right? But what is the dead about coaching?
Tue, 24 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500Essentially it is about helping you to reach self-actualisation - a point at which you not only truly know yourself but within this knowledge possess a feeling of comfort with and understanding of the person you discover. Your coach engages in a collaborative alliance with you to establish and clarify purpose and goals and to develop a plan of action to achieve those goals. They will establish an understanding of what is really important to you in life and subsequently enable you to take charge of your life; to construct and act upon action plans that will help you to realise these priorities.
Wed, 28 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500As you go through life, you will meet people that have done what you want to do in life. Theyve made it! You know deep in your heart that if they can do it then you can too. So, how do you get to that level of success? Get a coach! Thats right invest in someone who has done what you want to do in life. If you want to become successful in business, then ﬁnd a coach that has made millions of dollars by building a business. DO NOT hire a coach that has never achieved success in their ﬁeld!
Sat, 24 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500Applying unique tools and strategies in any situation in life can change a normal happening into a powerful and life changing moment. Using an appropriate technique for a particular challenge is one of the essential keys to overcoming obstacles and thriving in a way that you may never thought possible. You can take your life to an extraordinary level with the right tools, techniques and strategies.
Sun, 29 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0400The very first task that I work on with my clients is defining a target market (or niche) for their business. We do this first because everything you will need to do to make your business successful, including creating an effective web site, starting an ezine, and creating online marketing plan depends on what the target market is.
Tue, 17 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0400Teaching soft skills to students - There are a number of companies that have been started to facilitate training programs and workshops in the area of Soft Skills, People Management and Self Management. This articles helps to know how soft skills help in overall development of an individual and why companies today are opting for teaching soft skills to their employees.
Fri, 04 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -0500Whole life coaching doesn't have a real beginning. Some of the different techniques used in life coaching have been used by different cultures for thousands of years. Many different aspects of whole life coaching have existed in everyday life in different cultures around the world since the beginning of time.
Sat, 22 Dec 2007 00:00:00 -0500I have been pondering on the questions and concerns that many clients ask me in my life skill coaching work. Spirit guided me toward sharing information about Foundations. At one point I created a diagram that depicting the different levels in relationships.
Sun, 18 Nov 2007 00:00:00 -0500You may have heard someone use the phrase "certified life coach" and wondered what, exactly, is the difference between a certified and a non-certified life coach?
Wed, 24 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -0400If you run a coaching business and want to use the Internet to get clients, here is a question you should ask yourself: "What is your online marketing strategy?" If your online marketing strategy consists of doing a single marketing task every once in a while, you should change that right now.
Mon, 01 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -0400About 5 years ago I wrote an article entitled "Healing from the Inside Out". It stated that the consciousness movement around the world reflected advancement in human evolution - a growing recognition, or more rightly, a remembrance that we are spiritual beings first, and in the physical form, second.
Tue, 24 Jul 2007 00:00:00 -0400There are many articles available on how to become a life coach, what qualities are required to be a life coach, what you can expect from your life coach, from the point of view of the client and interactions between a life coach and you. But what about the life coaching institute? The institute that you choose to get your life coaching training and diploma is probably the most important decision you have to make in your career as a life coach.
Fri, 29 Jun 2007 00:00:00 -0400Life coaching can be fittingly thought of as your lifeguard. It literally saves you from dying a death of uncertainty, frustration and under-accomplishment. It gives great meaning to your life and makes you live a fulfilling and healthy one. It is a journey from self-pity to self-appreciation. You start seeing yourself in a new light. Life coaching breathes life into your otherwise stressful and mundane routine.
Fri, 15 Jun 2007 00:00:00 -0400Coaching is not just about giving advice or telling war stories. It's about engaging in a different kind of conversation with another person; the kind of conversation that doesn't play it safe, touches of difficult subjects and goes to risky place. These are Dangerous Conversations, and they are what makes great coaching powerful.
Wed, 13 Jun 2007 00:00:00 -0400Life coaching is all about two people working together towards a common goal whilst inspiring each other and achieving much more than what one can do individually. We explore the world of life coaching and what it takes to be a life coach.
Wed, 13 Jun 2007 00:00:00 -0400Are you someone who fears parties and social events? Do you shiver when you go on the stage in spite of being a good speaker? Does public speaking seem like a monster to you? Is your childhood coming in the way of your bright future? Are you at a position in your life where you cannot decide which road to take, as all of them seem to be equally good?
Wed, 06 Jun 2007 00:00:00 -0400In a nutshell Coaching believes you are fully functional and helps and supports you find your solutions in a quick, effective and life-changing way. It focuses on where you right now and find ways to help you move forward.
Thu, 31 May 2007 00:00:00 -0400To start with, let us first do away with a few doubts that people usually have about life coaching. Let us see, why life coaching is generally so sought after and why in the first place does it work? Firstly a life coach is someone who lets you be yourself and tries to connect with you in a way that you desperately need at some critical moment in your life.
Wed, 18 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400Life coaching is one of the most sought after professions in Australia given the growing level of demand for life coaches. We look at how to become a life coach and the various courses that you can enroll for.
Fri, 13 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400I have heard it many times. Many coaches who have been in business for over two years have been telling me that they are not actively marketing their business and looking for coaching clients. When I ask why they are not looking for clients, it always seems like they are waiting for something before they can finally start marketing and get clients...
Fri, 13 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400I have worked with hundreds of coaches, and I always recommend that they use the multiple income stream business model for their coaching business. This means that coaches should create products, such as e-books, teleseminars, audio recordings, in addition to doing one-on-one work with coaching clients.
Wed, 11 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400The late Boyd Clarke, co-author of The Leader's Voice, was a kind and generous man who treated everyone he encountered with dignity and respect. He was a wonderful friend. He could also be a royal pain in the butt. Conversations with Boyd were often challenging. When Boyd looked at you, he didn't see you as you were but rather as you could be. This was quite disconcerting. Boyd had the knack of looking past your imperfections and shortcomings, seeing only a wealth of natural talent and countless opportunities ahead. Boyd had great expectations of others. He was a coach!
Fri, 23 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0400A life coach uses many models to meet the needs of his/her client. Depending on the type of life coaching course you attend the number of models and the type of models that can be used by a life coach varies. Some of the models are the six levels of coaching, the CLEAR model, Solution focused coaching, the story telling coach, transformational coaching, the GROW model etc. Among these models nothing is as useful as the GROW model.
Mon, 12 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0400Getting the competitive mental edge on an opponent is an important goal of successful coaches, whether they coach high school, college or pro teams. Success in any competitive game depends on both the physical and mental abilities of every player. A good coach knows how to influence the mental attitudes of his team and therefore to increase the chances of winning the game.