Why Do You Want To Be A Coach

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You’ve made the decision. You want to be a coach.

Whether you’ve made the choice to be a life coach, health coach, business coach

or any other kind of coach, let me just say this: congratulations and welcome to

the tribe.

I don’t know you and we’ve never met but the fact that you want to be a coach

tells me one very important thing about you…

You are passionate about helping others.

I’m right, aren’t I? But here’s the thing…

As Co-Founder and CEO of Evercoach, I spend a big chunk of my time supporting

new and practicing coaches so I know a bit about the type of people who want to

coach others.

They’re passionate, inspired, motivated. They want their lives to have meaning

and purpose.

They love seeing others succeed and they absolutely love knowing
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#1 Answer this question…

Before you start to call yourself a practicing coach, you need to answer an

important coaching question.

Knowing the answer this question could mean the difference between success

and failure in your coaching practice. Ready? Here it is:

 Why do you want to be a coach?

This single question will get you to dig deep and get honest with yourself.

If you plan to become a coach because you heard it’s the fast track to earning a 6-

figure income, you might want to re-evaluate your plan.

Make no mistake. I’m all for becoming a successful, incredibly well-to- do coach

but if making money is your sole reason to become a coach, it’s just not enough

to sustain you through the ups and downs of life as a coach.

Money is a wonderful added benefit but it’s certainly not the central “why”. You

need a deeper reason that isn’t susceptible to a volatile economy or changing

trends in the industry.

A deeper reason like wanting to feel the satisfaction of spending your life helping

others achieve their highest
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