Feeling the itch to change your career? You're not alone! A recent study from LinkedIn claims that the average person changes jobs 3-4 times in the first ten years after college graduation. An ordinary job switch probably isn’t that scary, but a full-on career change can fire off a serenade of internal “DANGER DANGER” warning bells. Conventional wisdom says it takes time (and plenty of savings) to get the training and education required to jump the established career path in favor of starting a business.
Have you ever thought, “I have so many issues of my own… if I can’t figure out how to take care of my own messes, how could I possibly become a life coach and help someone else clean up theirs?!”
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What’s your job title? Does it have the word “coach” in it? Do you think it needs to for a coach training program to be a worthwhile investment of your time and resources? (Hint: the answer may not be what you think!) As an iPEC Admissions Coach, and someone who has talked to hundreds of prospective coach training students, I’m qualified to tell you the answer is: absolutely not!
What does “managing up” mean, and how can it improve your work experience?
If you’ve always had the limiting belief that being an introvert can hold you back in your career, think again: coaching is an ideal career for introverts.
Many of the people I talk to on a daily basis want to enroll in coach training but push it off because of money. Financial concerns are some of the most burdensome limitations we face and they come in many forms: