The Benefit of Accredited Life Coaching Programs

By |2019-12-08T20:55:31+00:00November 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|

A life coach is someone who makes a living by helping clients overcome an obstacle and unlock their potential, thereby attaining their goals and aspirations. Life coaching usually attracts clients who are looking for personal development and interested in fulfilling their destiny. This is one of the main reasons a life coach must invest in personal preparation, especially through coach-specific training as offered by accredited life coaching programs. According to the ICF, life coaching [...]

The Foundation of Christian Coaching

By |2019-12-06T12:13:34+00:00October 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|

The Bible doesn’t expressly use the word “coach.” Nonetheless, the theme of coaching can be seen in through examples in the scriptures. According to the ICF, life coaching is the process of “Partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential.” From the Christian point of view, Christian coaching can be said to be a process of providing “grace space” for clients to [...]

The International Coach Federation Guide to Becoming a Life Coach

By |2019-12-06T12:22:34+00:00October 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Even though life coaching is not regulated by any body or state, the International Coach Federation is recognized as the world’s leading coaching organization. Founded in 1995, and now with a footprint in hundreds of nations all over the world, the ICF has become the gold standard in life coaching. Because the ICF is the largest professional body for life coaches, it confers instant credibility upon its members. One of the reasons the ICF [...]

How to Ace the ICF Coach Knowledge Assessment Test and Receive Your ICF Certification

By |2019-12-06T12:32:53+00:00September 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|

A study by the ICF shows that over 52 percent of all clients will not hire a coach with no relevant credentials. Professional bodies exist to bind professionals and their professions together. In regard to life coaching, the ICF is the gold standard of certification, and every life coach is highly encouraged to start by obtaining their ICF certification. Apart from proving your competency, the certification promotes the expertise of your coaching services. Becoming [...]

What Is ICF Coaching?

By |2019-12-06T12:49:37+00:00September 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|

According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, a life coach is a person who assists people in making decisions, setting and reaching goals, and dealing with various problems. However, this definition is quite simplistic, because life coaching entails much more. Most people who have worked with an ICF coach will tell you the experience dramatically changed their lives. For instance, in the corporate world, executive coaching—a niche-specific form of life coaching—will help enhance an individual’s leadership [...]

What Is a Christian Life Coach?

By |2019-12-06T12:57:25+00:00September 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|

According to the ICF, life coaching is “partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential.” Christian life coaches adhere to this guideline, but they also use biblical principles in guiding their coaching process and empowering their clients to achieve their goals. For the most part, a secular coach will invite his or her clients to search within themselves and to listen to what [...]

The Rising Need for Coaches with ICF Certification

By |2019-12-06T13:13:22+00:00August 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|

We live in interesting times. The modern-day life bombards everyone, from the stay-at-home parent to the high-level executive. Everyone is bombarded with a plethora of choices and options that often leave him or her confused. Today’s competitive and dynamic multi-level environments are engulfed in a mixed bag of political, scientific, environmental, and economic changes that influence life in ways previously never thought of. Then there is the task-oriented nature of life that demands [...]

What to Look for When Searching for the Best Life Coaching Programs

By |2019-12-06T13:24:04+00:00August 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|

The best life coaching programs are typically tailored to produce the highest quality of life coaches. According to the ICF, “Life Coaching is a professional partnership between the coach and their client focused on the discovery of one’s life direction.” In other words, the goal of the life coach should be to help clients achieve their life’s purpose. In order to do this, a life coach must gain necessary skills and tools that can [...]

Common Qualities of the Best Christian Coaching Programs

By |2019-12-06T13:32:26+00:00August 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|

As spirituality becomes increasingly welcome in corporate culture, the demand for Christian life coaches continues to grow by the day. This interest has been spurred on by an increase in research on spirituality in the workplace. One of the more interesting research topics is how people can find the best Christian coaching programs and what these programs have in common. Every life coaching program has its unique approach, but all of them have the [...]

The Advantages of Becoming a Certified Life Coach

By |2019-12-06T13:40:36+00:00August 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|

If you were to ask random people what life is, you might draw some strange stares, but you would certainly get diverse views and opinions. However, the discussion would get really interesting if you were to ask this follow-up question: Who is a life coach? In general, the average person will mistake life coaching for counseling, mentoring, or consulting. Life coaching might seem hard to understand or define, because there are so many different [...]