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‘I have grown my coaching business to earn $200,000 a year’

Perhaps you are wondering whether coaching is a financially viable career path? Enter Mark Hamawi, executive coach, graduate of The Life Coaching College, and living proof that determination and effort can reap rewards. In the first 10 months of setting up his business, Mark earned $100,000 and is now routinely earning double that amount each…

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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 in 2021

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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Daniel Hancox

“I entered a world I have never experienced before”

Before Dan Hancox enrolled in The Life Coaching College he never imagined he would one day feel confident enough to speak in front of a large crowd or lead a workshop. Although Dan had run successful plumbing and promotions businesses for many years in the UK, deep down he doubted himself. This feeling was compounded…

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Davy Rowe

“I saw miracles taking place”

We all have defining moments in our life — certain events that crystalize a clear path or a new way forward — and for Davy Rowe that moment came high in the mountains of California, watching what he would later describe as “miracles taking place”. The businessman from Perth was at a crossroads in his life, and…

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Nichola Davenport

“I found lifelong friends through coaching”

When Nichola Davenport arrived for her first training session at The Life Coaching College, she was struck by how connected she felt to the other participants. “There were people who were at different stages — some were brand new like me, others were partway through the course — but, my God, the friends that I…

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Jim Cocks

“I landed a $4000 coaching contract just a few days into my studies.”

Jim Cocks knew he was on the right path in life when he landed a $4000 coaching contract just a few days into his studies at The Life Coaching College. “I had a contact who asked me to help coach his team on leadership and communication,” Jim says. “So I was flown up to Sydney,…

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What is Life Coaching?

WHAT IS LIFE COACHING? Life Coaching is all the rage these days. Browse on LinkedIn or open up Instagram, and everyone seems to be a coach, or know a coach. Perhaps you have your heart set on being a coach. But what is Life Coaching, really?  According to the Cambridge Business English Dictionary, “a Life…

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Matilda Wand

“I used to wonder: is this all there is to life?”

Matilda Wand had a new home, a good job in mining that paid handsomely, and a handsome fiancé. Yet, she still found herself wondering if there was more to life, if there was something else she was meant to do, if this was it? “I got to this point where I was in this brand-new…

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