Do you want to be a coach or do you want to create a coaching business? Your answer to this question will have a huge bearing on where you place your emphasis and consequently your likelihood of business success.
If you are relatively new to the profession of coaching and are doing this with a view to getting clients and establishing a practice of your own, here are a few key tips.
1. Be fully committed to building a business first
Most new businesses irrespective of service or product rarely generate revenue straight out of the gate. So commit yourself 100% to the business from day 1 which should be when you register for training and not when you get your certification.
2. Establish a niche that is a descriptor
If you say you are a Life Coach or a Professional Coach this is very vague and certainly does not separate you from the pack. However if you say you are an Executive Coach or a Wellness Coach this is much clearer in terms of who you help and in general the challenges you work on. So refine your descriptor as much as possible. Read more