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Questions for a Life Coach (03:22)


Barbie Dallmann is a certified life coach who helps her clients create goals and action steps to achieve them. She also does book studies, retreats, and marketing for her business.

What is Takes to be a Life Coach (04:44)

To be a successful coach, you need to be oriented towards helping others, have a good certified training program and be willing to continue learning. Coaching is about disrupting the way people think and helping them to be achieve their goals.

Workplace Atmosphere for Life Coaches (02:22)

Barbie Dallmann works around 40 to 50 hours a week and she likes to have a lot of solitude when she works. Even prior to Covid, she did most of her coaching over the telephone.

How to Be a Successful Life Coach (01:45)

To be a successful coach, you need to be flexible with your work schedule, be able to work hard, and take vacations. Additionally, it's important to be a good listener and have experience with coaching.

Advice For Aspiring Professional Coaches (02:33)

If you're interested in becoming a coach, the best way to start is by experiencing coaching for yourself, getting credentialed through an organization like the ICF, and finding opportunities to work as an internal coach.

A Day on The Job (02:38)

To be a successful coach, you need to be organized and efficient in your work. This means returning phone calls and emails in a timely manner, preparing for sessions in advance, and following up with clients after sessions. You should also be prepared to do some marketing and public relations work.

Coaching Industry Goals (02:02)

The coaching industry is a service industry that is kind of in the field of psychology. There is a lot of research that is being done within the coaching industry to look at how the coaching questions work in the brain.

The Power of Coaching (03:22)

There is a big misconception of what coaching is, but the industry is working to change that. Coaching can help with any challenge or decision in life, and it has been shown to be successful in corporations and with employees.

Credits (00:00)


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Life Coach—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

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What is it like to be a life coach? In this Career Q&A video interview, Barbie Dallmann talks about her career path, what she does on the job, and the keys to success as a life coach. She also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.

Length: 23 minutes

Item#: BVL275967

ISBN: 978-1-63722-649-0

Copyright date: ©2021

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