Life Skills Coaching Specialist Entrepreneur

Hours: 900 / Access Length: 12 Months / Delivery: Open, Mentor Supported
Retail Price: $3,995.00

Course Overview:

Life Skills Coaching is one of the fastest growing professions in the world today. It is a key component of individual's success as well as an organization's toolkit for developing leaders, working with teams, and helping employees at every level achieve their personal and professional best. Through this course you can discover the techniques and tools for becoming a successful Life Skills Coach!

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Comprehend the basic philosophies surrounding self-coaching
  • Define the coaching process
  • Identify the steps for developing coaching skills
  • Identify methods for asking questions
  • Comprehend emotional intelligence and self-management

Life Skills Coaching - Level 2 takes students step-by-step through the coaching process, covering all the crucial ideas and strategies for being an effective, successful life coach. This course moves seamlessly from coaching fundamentals to more advanced ideas such as helping clients to identify life purpose, recognize and combat obstacles, maintain a positive mind-set, and live with integrity. In the Level 2 course you will also learn more about developing a successful coaching business and marketing your coaching business.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Comprehend coaching fundamentals
  • Define the coaching process
  • Identify methods for coaching from the inside out
  • Identify methods for selecting and developing your coaching model
  • Identify the steps to start your own business and select your target market

Prerequisite: Life Skills Coaching - Level 1

Wellness coaching is about helping people to improve their lifestyle behavior. Wellness coaching is a new field. As it emerges and the world discovers the value of it, it will continue to define and re-define itself. What is clear is that wellness coaching is the application of the principles and processes of professional life coaching to the goals of lifestyle improvement for higher levels of wellness.

At the completion of this course you should be able to:

  • Identify the major health issues affecting Americans and how to treat them
  • Comprehend healthy eating habits and the principles of fitness
  • Identify preventive measures for avoiding common illnesses and disease
  • Identify the steps to launch a successful wellness coaching career
  • Identify different ways for motivating clients to make healthy lifestyle changes

Have you ever eaten a Mrs. Fields cookie? Used an Apple computer? Listened to a hip-hop CD? Entrepreneurs brought these products to your world. People that start their own businesses and work for themselves are called entrepreneurs. For an entrepreneur the sky is the limit as far as earnings are concerned. An entrepreneur is someone who's recognized an opportunity to start a business that other people may not have noticed -- and jumps at it skillfully. Entrepreneurs can shape and create an opportunity where others see little or nothing -- or see it too early or too late.

This “Start Your Own Business” class will help you create the business you want. Throughout this course you will be working on your business plan and creating a quick comprehensive overview of the elements you want in your new business.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Comprehend entrepreneurship and opportunity
  • Identify the steps for developing a business plan and marketing strategy
  • Identify methods for managing costs and forming a financing strategy
  • Comprehend commercial law and the importance of contracts
  • Identify strategies for growing your business and eventually selling it

The Life Skills Coaching Specialist Entrepreneur program includes 4 courses:

  • Life Skills Coaching – Level 1
  • Life Skills Coaching – Level 2
  • Wellness Coaching
  • Start Your Own Business

Course Outline:

Life Skills Coaching Module 1
The Power of Self-Coaching
  • The Promise of Self-Coaching
  • Choosing Happiness
  • Why Are You Insecure?
  • Choose Not to Worry
  • Stop Controlling Life
  • Reflexive Thinking
  • Stop Insulating and Avoiding
  • A Perfect Way to Be Miserable
  • No More Lies
  • Trust Yourself
  • 5 Steps of Self-Talk
  • Chart Your Weaknesses
  • Separate Fact from Fiction
  • Stop Listening to the Noise
  • Let Go
  • Motivate Yourself
  • Living with Power
Life Skills Coaching Module 2
The Coaching Starter Kit
  • Coaching Explained
  • The Coaching Process
  • Establishing Your Practice
  • The First Session
  • Communication with Clients
  • Organizing Your Sessions
  • Niche Coaching
  • Marketing Your Practice
  • Preparing for Coaching Sessions
  • Strategies for a Fulfilling Session
  • Setting Goals
  • Overcoming Obstacles
  • Taking Action
Life Skills Coaching Module 3
Coaching Skills and Practices
  • Coaching Fundamentals
  • The Coaching Model
  • Coaching Relationships
  • Listening, Intuition, & Curiosity
  • Self-Management
  • Coaching Principles and Practice
  • Client Fulfillment
  • Client Balance
  • Client’s Agenda
  • Integration, Application & Vision
  • Effective Coaching Skills
Life Skills Coaching Module 4
Coaching Questions
  • Become a Master of Asking
  • Top Ten Asking Mistakes
  • Starting Significant Conversations
  • Conversational Models
  • The GROW Model
  • Defining the Problem
  • SMART Goals
  • Seven Strategies to Overcome Obstacles
  • Destiny Discovery
  • Asking Good Questions
  • What is Missing?
  • Advanced Asking Skills
  • Decision Making
  • Motivation & Habit Change
  • Feedback & Evaluation 
Life Skills Coaching Module 5
Emotional Intelligence
  • What is Emotional Intelligence?
  • Understanding the Big Picture
  • The Four Skills Explained
  • An Action Plan to Increase Your EQ
  • Self-Awareness Strategies
  • Self-Management Strategies
  • Social Awareness Strategies
  • Relationship Management Strategies
  • Putting it All Together
Life Skills Coaching Module 1
Coaching Fundamentals
  • Listening as a Coach
  • The Language of Coaching
  • Coaching as a Developmental Change Process
  • Beyond the Basics
  • Empowering the Client
  • Stretching the Client
  • Creating Momentum
Life Skills Coaching Module 2
Coaching From the Inside Out
  • The Power of Purpose
  • Design Your Life
  • What Gets in the Way?
  • Steering Your Life
  • Walking the Talk
  • Play Full Out!
  • How Wealthy are You?
  • Mind-set is Causative
  • Love is All We Need
Life Skills Coaching Module 3
Coaching Millions
  • The Business of Solving Problems
  • Practitioners vs. Entrepreneurs
  • All Roads Lead to Niche
  • 8 Elements of a Successful Habitat
  • Pick Your Coaching Model
  • Developing Your Building Blocks
  • The "Coaching Diamond"
  • Developing a Powerful Pricing Strategy
  • Avoiding Burnout
  • Building Your Market Presence
  • Getting More Leads
  • Joint Venture Success
  • Passive Coaching Income
  • Self-Propelled Lifestyle Business
  • Leadership, Edge & Innovation
  • Accelerating Your Path to Success
Life Skills Coaching Module 4
Starting Your Coaching Business
  • Prepare to Get Motivated
  • Differences Between Consulting & Coaching
  • Establishing Your Expertise
  • Setting Up Your Business
  • Choosing a Target Market
  • Setting Up Your Office
  • Finding Those First Clients
  • Deciding How Much to Charge
  • Creating Coaching Packages
  • Profit and Loss
  • Running Your Business
  • Improving Your Offerings
  • Keeping Those First Clients
  • Sales and Marketing Systems
  • Making a Profit
  • Company Operations Handbook
  • Publicizing Your Business
  • Hiring an Office Manager
Life Skills Coaching Module 5
Virtual Marketing Strategies
  • The Internet has Changed Marketing
  • The New Rules of Marketing
  • Reaching Your Buyers Directly 
  • Social Media and Your Targeted Audience 
  • Blogs: Tapping Millions 
  • Audio and Video Drive Action
  • New Rules for Press Releases
  • Creating Raves and Buzz
  • Content Rich Web Sites
  • Building Your Marketing & PR Plan
  • Online Thought Leadership & Branding
  • Write for Your Buyers
  • Social Networking and Marketing
  • The Online Media Room
  • Search Engine Marketing
Wellness Coaching Module 1
Your Invitation to a Healthy Future
  • The Dimensions of Health
  • Health of Americans
  • Health Disparities
  • Making Quality Health-care Decisions
  • Emotional and Mental Health
  • How and Why People Change
  • Spiritual Health
  • Positive Psychology
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Managing Stress
  • Stress & Physical Health
  • Traumatic Life Events and Stress
  • Psychological Problems
  • Depressive & Anxiety Disorders
  • Social Health
  • Forming Relationships
  • Communicating and Relating
Wellness Coaching Module 2
Fitness and Nutrition
  • Personal Nutrition
  • Dietary Guidelines for Americans
  • Food Safety
  • Practical Guide to Weight Loss
  • Psychology Losing Weight
  • Understanding Weight Problems
  • Eating Disorders
  • The Joy of Fitness
  • The Inactivity Epidemic
  • Mind – Body Approaches
  • Becoming More Flexible
  • Principles of Exercise
  • Safe and Healthy Workouts
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Body Composition
Wellness Coaching Module 3
Sexual and Reproductive Health
  • Personal Sexuality
  • Sexuality and the Dimensions of Health
  • Human Sexuality
  • Sexual Behavior
  • Reproductive Choices
  • Conception
  • Choosing a Birth Control Method
  • Abortion
  • Pregnancy and Childbirth
  • Infertility
  • Lowering Your Risk of Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • The ABCs of Safer Sex
  • Common Sexually Transmitted Infections and Diseases
  • HIV and AIDS
Wellness Coaching Module 4
Drugs, Alcohol, and Addiction
  • Avoiding Addictions
  • Risky Behaviors
  • Gambling
  • Drug Use
  • Prescription Drug Use
  • Treating Substance Abuse and Dependence
  • Coexisting Conditions
  • Common Drugs of Abuse
  • Drinking in America
  • Understanding Alcohol and Its Impact on the Body
  • Alcoholism Treatments
  • Smoking in America
  • Tobacco’s Immediate Effects
  • Quitting Tobacco
Wellness Coaching Module 5
Preventive Health and Quality Health Care
  • Preventing Major Diseases
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Hypertension
  • Healthy Cholesterol
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Stroke Risk Factors
  • Cancer
  • Avoiding Infectious Diseases
  • Understanding Infection
  • Immune Disorders
  • Common Colds & Influenza
  • Meningitis
  • Hepatitis A, B & C
  • The "Superbug" Threat: MRSA
  • Choosing a Primary Care Physician
  • Your Medical Rights
  • Nontraditional Health Care
Wellness Coaching Module 6
A Lifetime of Health
  • Unintentional Injury
  • Safety at Home
  • Safety at Work
  • Living in a Dangerous World
  • Sexual Victimization and Violence
  • A Healthier Environment
  • The Impact of Pollution
  • The Air You Breathe
  • Indoor Pollutants
  • Chemical Risks
  • Invisible Threats
  • Successful Aging
  • The Challenges of Age
  • Preparing for Medical Crises
  • Death and Dying
Wellness Coaching Module 7
Integrating Wellness and Coaching
  • A Psychology of Wellness
  • Basic Wellness Principles
  • Wellness One-On-One
  • Lifestyle Improvement Model
  • Becoming a Wellness Coach
  • Creating the Alliance
  • Wellness Mapping
  • The Wellness Assessment
  • The Wheel of Life
  • Formal Wellness Assessments
  • Charting the Course of Change
  • Coaching for Strategic Lifestyle Change
  • Lifestyle Improvement Coaching
  • Interpersonal Coaching
  • Intrapersonal Aspects of Effective Change
  • Health and Medical Coaching
  • Facing Health Challenges
  • Wellness Coaching in Action
Wellness Coaching Module 8
Starting Your Coaching Business
  • Prepare to Get Motivated
  • Differences Between Consulting & Coaching
  • Establishing Your Expertise
  • Setting Up Your Business
  • Choosing a Target Market
  • Setting Up Your Office
  • Finding Those First Clients
  • Deciding How Much to Charge
  • Creating Coaching Packages
  • Profit and Loss
  • Running Your Business
  • Improving Your Offerings
  • Keeping Those First Clients
  • Sales and Marketing Systems
  • Making a Profit
  • Company Operations Handbook
  • Publicizing Your Business
  • Hiring an Office Manager
Start Your Own Business Module 1     
Entrepreneurial Pathways
  • Defining Entrepreneurship
  • What Entrepreneurs Do
  • Free Enterprise Economies
  • Finding & Evaluating Opportunity
  • Examining Profits
  • Creating Business from Opportunity
  • Creating a Feasibility Analysis
  • Developing a Business Plan
  • Defining Your Business
  • Analyzing Your Competitive Advantage
  • Viability Testing
  • Valuing a Business
Start Your Own Business Module 2  
Integrated Marketing
  • Exploring Your Market
  • Marketing vs. Selling
  • Market Research
  • Market Segments
  • Positioning Your Product or Service
  • Developing Your Marketing Plan
  • Marketing Mix
  • Pricing Your Products
  • Breakeven Analysis
  • Smart Selling
  • Effective Customer Service
  • Principles of Selling
  • Successful Sales Calls
  • Customer Relationship Management
Start Your Own Business Module 3      
Cost Analysis
  • Understanding & Managing Costs
  • Identify Required Investment
  • Analyze Fixed Operating Costs
  • Calculate Gross Profit
  • Financial Record Keeping
  • Financial Statements
  • Income Statements
  • Examining a Balance Sheet
  • Financial Ratio Analysis
  • Calculating Return on Investment
  • Same-Size Analysis
  • Quick, Current & Debt Ratios
Start Your Own Business Module 4    
Financing Strategy
  • Cash Flow Management
  • Cash vs. Profits
  • Cash Flow Statement
  • Cash Budget
  • Taxes
  • Filing Tax Returns
  • Financing Preferences
  • Types of Business Financing
  • Debt vs. Equity Financing
  • Identifying Sources of Capital
  • Stocks & Bonds as Investments
Start Your Own Business Module 5   
Operating For Success
  • Addressing Legal Issues
  • Managing Risk
  • Business Legal Structures
  • Contracts
  • Commercial Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Protecting Tangible Assets
  • Operations in a Business
  • Production-Distribution Chain
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Managing Suppliers
  • Managing Inventory
  • Facilities Location & Design
Start Your Own Business Module 6
Growing Your Business
  • Management
  • 10 Basic Tasks Handled by Managers
  • Leadership Styles
  • Organizational Cultures
  • Organizational Structure
  • Human Resources Management
  • Ethical Leadership
  • Incorporating Social Responsibility
  • Ethical Practices
  • Growing Your Business
  • Franchising
  • Licensing
  • Cashing in Your Brand
  • Methods for Valuing a Business

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