Striving for a Perfect Life?

Do I have to live a perfect life to be a life coach? I will not leave you in suspense – of course, the answer is “no.” It sounds like a silly question when you ask it out loud, but it’s a question that has lurked in conversations I’ve had with potential new coaches...

2016: Wrapping Up and Moving Forward With Strength and Peace

With the New Year fast approaching, many are dutifully setting goals and planning the coming year, including me.  Sometimes in an effort to move forward we forget to resolve the past.  As we lurch forward into the new year, we may have a foot stuck in some quicksand...

Don’t Let This Happen To You! (Again)

They both wanted professional coaching credentials but were blindsided by learning that the training they took did not lead to ICF coaching credentials. About two years ago I wrote a post titled “Don’t Let This Happen To You!” I hear these sad stories periodically....

Creating New Coaching Community Memories

I’m a saver. Take a look at this CCN conference materials binder from 2003! It’s been in my office, on the bookshelf ever since. It’s from the first ever CCN conference, an in-person event held in Virginia Beach, VA. Next week, I will attend the sixth CCNI...

Can I Make Money As a Coach?

According to the International Coach Federation, coaching is a two billion dollar industry. Yes, one can make money as a coach. But you want to know if you will make money as a coach.  In this 2:33 audio, Linda shares key factors that will determine whether you will...