Many people often mistake a life coach for a mental health professional, such as a psychiatrist or a therapist. This misconception often leads people to believe they do not need a life coach since they feel as though nothing is wrong with their mental health. However, a life coach is designed to help improve a person’s professional and personal life by working with them to achieve their goals. You will discover the meaning of life coaching and how life coaching services can be utilized to achieve their goals.
As a Leadership Coach you can leverage your background and prior experience to coach executives or groups within a particular industry or niche. You will most likely be working with clients on workplace relationship challenges, stress, time management, work/life balance and general overwhelm as well as clarifying company vision & direction
Life Coaching is one of the most diverse and flexible niches. work, culture, the list of challenges, issues and micro niches that fall under this umbrella are endless. Consequently the demand for Life Coaches is global - which means your coaching practice will attract both local and international clients.
Issues you might coach on could include: - life purpose and life transition (new career, expat life, new business idea, new baby) - work/life balance (juggling priorities, finding time for self, de cluttering etc.) - dealing with crisis (retrenchment, addiction, divorce, illness) - personal development (weight loss, mindfulness, gratitude)
Coaches who choose to become a business coach have often run a business themselves or have a business background. They may have started a business or helped companies grow their business or they were senior managers in businesses. They understand some of the challenges business owners face. Business coaches work with their clients on a range of issues such as: - business start up - developing business strategy - managing business growth - work/life balance and time management - aligning business & personal goals.