“It’s never too late to become the person you might have been”
Professional Coaching is a very exciting career. You will find deep gratification in helping individuals and groups find inspiration, motivation and the discipline to fulfill their life’s dreams or to improve their job performance, or both.
The foundation for coaching is a partnership designed to help clients produce fulfilling results in their personal and professional lives without a hint of judgment or shame. The client makes the decisions and choices. The coach is not fixing a problem or leading with advise.
Coaches help clients design their future, rather than get over their past. Because coaching is focused on goals and behavioral change it is three times more effective than therapy, at a third of the cost.
Coaching is one of fastest growing career in the US and worldwide. Coaching has evolved into a sophisticated profession. Clients are seeking coaches who hold professional credentials, such as those offered by the International Coach Federation.
According to Forbes Magazine article “Six Figure Jobs” …estimates that 20% of all registered Coach make more than $100,000 per year. On average coaches are making above $50,000 per year.
Successful coaches are pursuing their passion to help others while making a solid income. The start-up costs to get into the business are very reasonable. The operating expenses are also quite low. A coach can make their own hours and determine when and where they want to coach. This flexibility is a strong career advantage, especially when practicing Coaching as a part time business.
Due to the rapid growth in the Coaching field it is important to have had proper training and certification; clients are seeking evidence of training and integrity in their selection process. An ICF -ACC credential is very valuable to yourself and your clients. It is evidence that you have been properly trained and represent a world wide Gold Standard of Best Practices.
Work Life Destinations Training Academy certification programs are designed to provide the 60 hours of Coaching Specific Training required by the International Coach Federation for Membership and Credentialing. Plus the staff at Work Life Destinations are also approved to provide the necessary Mentor Coaching Hours as part of your professional credentials.