There is a Growing Need for CoachesWith Real Life Experience
A recent article published in USAToday.com says that “10,000 coaches of various
types are working in the USA alone according to a review in the currentPsychotherapy Networker, a magazine for pr
There are many theories on why coaching has grown to become such a populartool for millions around the globe. The self-help field has always been a booming business. Combine the popularity of self-help with the Internet, which provideseasy
access to experts in every industry, and it‟s easy to see why coaching is such
a popular and growing field.I stumbled into the world of coaching in 2004 when I co-launched a membershipsite with Alice Seba. With the release of my first solo information product Istarted to receive requests for individual help. Work at Home Moms (my target
market) were asking: „Will you coach me?‟.
It totally blew me away
I‟d never thought of myself that way and never expected
that someone would want to pay me to spend time talking with them.Coaching came natural to me and soon became a big part of my internet business. And coaching touches almost every industry imaginable. Here are just a few of the common coaching approaches:
Life coachingBusiness coachingExecutive coachingPersonal coachingHealth coachingTime management coachingOrganization coachingSports/fitness coachingDating coachingCareer coachingHere are a few more fun statistics:
“Personal coaching in the US was the second fastest growth indust
ry, afterIT. Apparently, there are 50,000 searches per month on Google alone
from people looking for a coach.” (Sydney Morning Herald)
There are an estimated 40,000 coaches practicing in 70 countries worldwide.The coaching industry continues to grow at a rate of approximately 20%per year.Coaching is currently a $1 billion a year industry.There are over 50 coach trainng schools worldwide.