Five Reasons to Become a Life Coach

Aug 25, 14 Five Reasons to Become a Life Coach

If you are considering taking your career in a new direction an excellent opportunity exists in becoming a life coach. As a life coach you can harness your own skills and experience and use it to guide and mentor others in need of assistance. Here are five reasons to become a life coach:

  1. Affordable Certification: There are several choices for affordable Certified Professional Coach courses that will provide you with the coaching skills you require to be effective in your new career. You can even undergo a thorough education providing you with the skills and tools you need online or through DVD series. A few excellent courses are available for under $1,000 making it an easy investment. You can then use your own life and career experiences or even areas of expertise based on your successes and interests to choose the area in which you wish to specialize.
  2. Current Experience: The beauty of becoming a life coach is that you can look at your current experience to enhance your credentials and provide valuable and sought after mentoring for people in many industries. Your life and career experiences can be the backbone of your coaching with a rare combination of hands on experience and coaching skills that will provide people with the guidance they require. This is an excellent opportunity for those who have led a long and fulfilling career in one specific industry or in the same capacity within a variety of industries.
  3. Fulfillment: Coaching is a very rewarding and fulfilling career as it allows you to use your own experience to guide and mentor others. You will play a key role in assisting others to meet their goals and succeed.
  4. Financial Rewards: As an established life coach you can earn as much as $200 to $600 per session and even starting out can make as much as $100 per session. This can lead to great financial reward with limited overhead to run your business.
  5. Self-Employment: If you have found it difficult to make a move in your career, have lost your job or are retired becoming a life coach offers you the perfect opportunity to take things into your own hands and become an independent coach who is self employed. You can provide services from a home office or even offer services across the country or internationally via Skype.

Becoming a life coach offers a rare opportunity to harness your career and life experiences to start off in a new direction that will be both financially and personally fulfilling.

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