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Positive Psychology & Life Coaching

Positive Psychology and Life Coaching: What’s the Difference?

If you’re familiar with the life coaching and personal development industries, you’ve probably seen a little buzzword floating around the internet: positive psychology. But just because you’ve heard of it doesn’t mean you know what it is. Many of our prospective coaches don’t!  So in this article, we’re explaining what positive psychology is and how…

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11 Essential Skills That Every Successful Life Coach Has In Spades

11 Essential Skills That Every Successful Life Coach Has In Spades

Whether you’re looking to become a life coach or actively working with clients, these are the 11 essential skills you should focus on developing to wow your clients and build a successful practice.  While many of them may come to you naturally…if they don’t, don’t fret! Many professional coaches learn and master these skills throughout…

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8 Benefits of a Powerful Coaching Community

8 Benefits of a Powerful Coaching Community

When choosing where to get certified as a life coach, it’s wise to train with a life coaching school that has an established community for you to engage with. Because, just as relationships are crucial in your personal life, so too are they important in your professional life.   Here are some of the most significant…

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How to Become a Relationship Coach

There is nothing more rewarding than being able to coach someone toward making healthy, long-lasting connections. If this resonates with you – perhaps becoming a relationship coach is something you should consider. WHAT DOES A RELATIONSHIP COACH DO? It would be easy to assume that a relationship coach works only with couples going through a…

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NLP

What is NLP?

NLP is a popular coaching technique and personal development methodology.   It plays a prominent role in our Life Coaching Courses at The Life Coaching College Australia and contributes to our coaches’ successful track record serving clients — and creating change within their own lives.    But what does it do, and how does it work? In…

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How Long Does It Take to Become a Life Coach?

So you’ve decided you want to become a life coach, or you’re flirting with the idea. You probably have a few questions swirling through your head at this point, including, “How long does it take to become a life coach?”  We’re here to set the record straight for you.   Our most popular coaching course, the…

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Become a Life Coach

Life Coaching can be a lucrative, flexible and rewarding career.   It’s now the second-fastest-growing profession in the world! According to last year’s International Coach Federation’s (ICF) 2020 Study on the Global Coaching Industry, there were over 70,000 coach practitioners globally in 2019 — and the Life Coaching industry makes a yearly revenue of almost AUD…

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Becky English

“A lot of the pieces just came together.”

When Becky English was 24 years old, the unimaginable happened. Her mother died suddenly from a pulmonary embolism and Becky stepped in to help look after her half-brother and two half-sisters, aged eight, four and three. “I also became a legal guardian for my eight-year-old half-sister as her father had passed away nine months before…

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Fred Panise

“There was a feeling of being lifted up.”

As an electrical engineer, Fred Panise is comfortable in the world of logic and numbers. Maths, after all, could fix most of his work problems and if he ever wanted to learn something new about his industry, he could simply open a technical book. Then his world shifted. Six years ago, Fred was promoted to…

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Cindy Drake

“You feel really in the moment when you are in the training room.”

In 2001, Cindy Drake, a qualified accountant, quit her job in London and headed to post-war Bosnia. She was originally following her partner, who was tasked with removing landmines as part of an army peace-keeping mission, but Cindy quickly found her feet helping local Bosnian women with micro-financing loans. “Dad had told me to get…

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Overcoming Fear

How To Overcome The Fear Of Starting A Coaching Business

Have you been dreaming of becoming a coach and starting a business of your own? But every time you go to take action, your mind whirls through all the “what if’s” and suddenly you feel frozen by doubts, resistance, and fear? Fear of uncertainty. This is a new path, after all.  Fear of failure. Will…

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Scott Davison

“I would come home and think that is really, really, really good value.”

Scott Davison has spent more than 20 years working in the corporate world as a digital marketer, both in Melbourne and overseas, and he knows all too well the steep day rate of corporate training sessions. “I’ve done a lot of corporate training over the years — usually paid for by the company — so I know…

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The Most Profitable and Popular Life Coaching Niches

Here at The Life Coaching College in Australia, we spend a lot of our time on the phone talking to prospective students, and so we know that one of the biggest questions they have is “Can I make a living from Life Coaching?” The answer is a resounding yes. But, after graduating from a reputable…

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Nicole Cabello

“Now I get to do something I love for a living”

When she was a teenager, Nicole Cabello dreamt of becoming a high school teacher, never doubting for a moment that mentoring young people would be her ultimate vocation in life. “I viewed my teachers at school as role models and I really felt supported by them,” says Nicole, 28. “And I felt that I wanted…

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Sharon Kempton

‘I wanted a job that makes me jump out of bed in the morning’

It was the year 2000, and singer Sharon Kempton’s Melbourne apartment was covered in colourful A4 sheets of paper that spelled out, in bold affirmations, a confidence she didn’t quite feel. Some of the sheets spoke of her ambitions — ‘I am a soloist — ‘I am a singer for Opera Australia’, while others spelt out positive…

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