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how to become a life coach

A. Setting the Foundation

  1. Meeting Ethical Guidelines and Professional Standards
  2. Establishing the Coaching Agreement

B. Co-creating the Relationship

  1. Establishing Trust and Intimacy with the Client
  2. Coaching Presence

C. Communicating Effectively
5. Active Listening
6. Powerful Questioning
7. Direct Communication

D. Facilitating Learning and Results

  1. Creating Awareness
  2. Designing Actions
  3. Planning and Goal Setting
  4. Managing Progress and Accountability

These are skills that all accredited (and many non-accredited) coaching institutions teach and that you must master in an exam before becoming a coach.

Now if you’re still intrigued with the idea of becoming a coach, let’s review some of the actions you’ll need to take in order to get started.