5 Qualities of a Great Life Coach

Many of us are just called to coaching. But others are still trying to figure out if coaching will be a good fit for them. Many coaches have an eerie way of seeing other peoples perspectives and being able to help facilitate action and clarity in others. After being a life coach, and working with other coaches for many years now, I’ve noticed some common traits that are pretty universal among the best life coaches out there. See if any of these qualities seem to fit you: Empathy Great Listener Insight Experience Authenticity Let me briefly discuss each one. 1) Empathy - Empathy is the ability to share someone’s experience without having gone through the experience yourself. Someone who doesn’t have much empathy doesn’t communicate or connect very well with people. As a coach, it’s a huge asset to be able to empathize with your client even if you haven't experienced exactly what they are going through personally. 2) Great Listener - Listening is foundational to … [Read more...]