How to Open & Operate a Financially Successful Personal and Executive Coaching Business: With Companion CD-ROM
Atlantic Publishing Company, 2011 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
In the U.S., the average professional coach makes roughly $150-$200 per hour. It is not uncommon for a seasoned coach to make well over $100,000 per year. If you are good at motivating and inspiring people, a coaching business may be a great choice for you.
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Think you have what it takes to help people as a personal or executive coach? Want to make a living at it but don’t know what steps to take to get there? Authors Kristie Lorette and Jon Peragine have the answers. In their book, “How to Open and Operate a Financially Successful Personal and Executive Coaching Business”, they take the would-be coach through all of the daunting twists and turns on their way to ‘business owner’.
Atlantic Publishing Group’s self-help/how-to catalog is a top-notch, user friendly fountain of knowledge and “How to Open and Operate a Financially Successful Personal and Executive Coaching Business” fits well within this collection. Lorette and Peragine begin by posing questions to the reader such as ‘Is coaching right for you?’, ‘Is there a need you can fill?’, and ‘Why coaching and not some other way of helping people?’ These questions and the information to follow help guide the reader in some thought-provoking, soul-searching contemplation. Once answers are determined, the authors outline the business of coaching and describe various subjects such as: business plans, fee schedules, marketing, finding new customers and getting repeat business out of current customers, and much, much more. In addition to providing a plethora of advice, a CD-ROM is included which contains all the forms found in the book as well as a sample, adaptable business plan. The book is essentially a one-stop-shop for becoming a successful entrepreneur in this fascinating and multifaceted field.
“How to Open and Operate a Financially Successful Personal and Executive Coaching Business” is written with the beginner in mind – someone who has had absolutely zero exposure to professional coaching. Further it is written for someone that may have what it takes to become a coach but doesn’t know what exactly the process of ‘coaching’ entails. With vividly clear descriptions and ‘down and dirty’ specifics, Lorette and Peragine literally and-hold you through everything you need to know. Motivating but realistic, they empower you to think about what you could be capable of as a coach but also responsibly prepare you for the realities of being a business owner. The book is a valuable coach for the future coach!
Reviewed Vicki Landes, author of “Europe for the Senses – A Photographic Journal”
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