The Ultimate Introduction To Becoming A Life Coach
Game-Changing Insights and Concepts You Need to Know to Become a Phenomenal Life Coach
Everyone needs a life coach.
Yes, it’s a bold statement, but it’s true…
And there are real numbers and stats to back that up.
In a study by MarketResearch.com, the life or personal coaching industry has hit the $1 billion mark and it doesn’t look like things are slowing down any time soon.
Personal coaching is expected to expand to around $1.34 billion by 2022 with an incredible growth rate of 6.7% year-on-year…
And that’s just in the U.S. alone.
These numbers are massive – almost unbelievable - but they make sense when you think about it.
The world is changing faster than ever. More and more people are making the conscious decision to be happier, be healthier, have better relationships, have a satisfying career, bring fulfillment into their lives... and they need someone to guide them and keep them accountable to achieve their goals and dreams.
Which is why now is the perfect time to start your journey to becoming a life coach.
What Is Life Coaching?
We already know everyone needs a life coach and that the industry’s in its prime time.
But…What is life coaching?
Life coaches help people grow into their highest potential as human beings.
Their job is to help individuals turn up the “extraordinary” and experience life to the fullest, and who doesn’t want that?
A great coach can quickly and skillfully create an environment that lets the client see their blind spots - the beliefs, fears, doubts holding them back – and helps them overcome internal and external barriers towards happiness and fulfillment.
Life coaching, when done right, can shift the entire trajectory of a person’s life, no matter who they are or where they come from, in an incredibly short time.
People who are ready to give up on their goals and dreams can experience a 100% turnaround after working with a great coach.
Leveraging the best out of you as a coach is a constant process of acquiring knowledge. This dramatically expands your life coaching effectiveness and helps you become a better coach.
People who feel anxious or afraid can find focus, direction, and a renewed sense of joy and energy with a life coach by their side, motivating them and cheering them on.
As a person who is prospectively looking for a career in this, you need to find your life coach meaning.
Being a certified life coach is a responsibility not just to your yourself but to your prospective clients as well.
One of the first steps in your journey in life coaching is to debunk the most destructive myths about your career. The more you realize what being a life coach is about, the more you can help prospective clients find the confidence, courage, and clarity inside themselves.
The next step is to arm yourself with the knowledge of how to transform yourself into a phenomenal coach.
Once you are familiar with how to be good at life coaching, you can dive into transforming it into a coaching business. You can map out your career trajectory as a life coach and keep on learning to be a more effective coach.
The upcoming chapters will give a detailed overview of the above steps so that you can make the most out of your journey of becoming a coach. Applying these steps helps you improve your life coaching effectiveness.
Re-read Chapter 1.
Now write a new version of who a life coach is and what they do in your own words.
What does life coaching mean to you? Why are you interested in becoming a coach? What kind of results or transformation do you want to create for your clients?
This simple 5-minute activity will create clarity and help embody the role as you get started on your journey as a new coach.