Becoming a coach

fears of new coaches

Seven Fears New Coaches Have (and Why They’re Unfounded)

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It is perfectly natural to have fears when starting out on a new venture, of any kind; whether it’s our first time in a kayak, first time ordering a coffee in a foreign language, or first time sitting in front of a client about to coach them. Whenever we stretch…

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7 Life-long Benefits of Undertaking Professional Life Coach Training

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Good quality life coach training gives you all the things that it sets out to – enough skills, knowledge and experience in the craft of coaching so that you can get out there and start stretching your coaching wings. But there are other less obvious and no less impactful things…

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6 (Entirely Natural) Crises of Confidence Coaches May Face

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Training to become a coach is a life-changing experience. It gives us so much more than just some practical skills to do a job – it transforms both how we see the world and how we see ourselves, making it a truly rewarding journey. And, just as in life, the…

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8 Surprising Benefits to Virtual Coach Training

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Virtual training isn’t a new concept. People have benefitted from virtual learning environments for many years, but with recent global shifts there is no option right now to attend in-person training. If people want to train, upskill, grow, and prevent learning lockdown the only option right now is to choose…

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Why You Should Consider Choosing an Online Coaching Course and What to Look for

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If you’re considering qualifying as a coach, the current learning opportunities are greater than ever. The COVID-19 pandemic has necessitated new methods of working and learning, and as a result, many coaching courses that were previously only taught in person are now available online. Of course, online learning isn’t simply…

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How quickly can I train and become a life coach?

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One of the most common questions we are asked is ‘how quickly can you train and become a life coach?’ Understandably, most people want to know that you can embark on training to be a life coach in a reasonable timeframe, without compromising on the training or experience you need…

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What Is All This Life Coaching Lark?

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‘So, you just ask people questions for an hour and then what? People will buy anything nowadays!’, was a comment that rang in my ears for months and tapped into a deep uncertainty about the path I had embarked on. Let us rewind for context. With a beautiful view of…

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Ten Benefits of Working With a Coach Mentor

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Working with a mentor can be invaluable to your development as a coach. Mentoring sessions provide a reflective space to get feedback on your coaching, ask questions and identify areas of improvement, and can be a  useful resource for any coach-in-training. In this article, Animas mentor Ken Kelling highlights ten…

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not everyone is a coach

Not Everyone Is a Coach

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I sometimes try and remember how it was before I entered this world of coaching. Before my history and the searches that I had made ensured that social media algorithms filled my timeline with posts and ads from other coaches. I wasn’t on LinkedIn before, so I don’t know how…

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