All entries in A Student's Journey

Coach in Training: Introduction

By: Kim Green

Hello.  There is one week before I jump into my training to become a Life Coach at ILCT. I am so pleased to be here. My name is Kim Green and I am a writer. I have always thought that the written word is all I had until coaching came along. I have secretly fantasized about

September 28th, 2021 by Amy Jones
Coach In Training: Endings and Beginnings

By: Kim Green

The end has come. Foundations is over, but it’s just the beginning.  It is so true that Coaching is transformative. Just the word seems to evoke and provoke positive changes. It seems just being in the conversation of transformation on a weekly basis can make things happen.

March 23rd, 2017 by Amy Jones
Coach In Training: Living in Purpose

By: Kim Green

Asking powerful questions is a necessary skill that is crucial to our success as coaches so that our clients can have the life that they want. Although, I am familiar with the concept of powerful questions, I never expected a powerful question to do what it has done to me or

March 01st, 2017 by Amy Jones
Coach in Training: Integrity

By: Kim Green

The end is near but not near enough. Although we were told February 14th would be the end date, it seems the meaty discussions, over the length of the course, were so necessary that our teacher generously let the discussions continue, taking us a couple of classes off of our

February 20th, 2017 by Amy Jones
Coach in Training: Life Purpose

By: Kim Green

It has been a purposeful week.

In the discussion of Purpose, Lynn gave us these pointers: Knowing your purpose grows you. Your purpose is the statement of who you are to yourself and others.

As she continued to talk about purpose, she asked the simple question that I

February 10th, 2017 by Amy Jones
Coach in Training: Mindset

By: Kim Green

Mindset is the word that I have been meaning to use!  The week’s valuable discussion on Mindset made me understand what is happening with my client. You know the one, the client I can’t stop writing about. The truth is I have been able to wrangle three clients, so far and

February 02nd, 2017 by Amy Jones
Coach in Training: Values in Coaching

By: Kim Green

“Stay with her!” Lynn urged as I shared about one of my two clients.  The one who congratulated me for being such a good listener after our first session. The third session proved much harder.  My coaching presence came into being and I was compelled to challenge some of her

January 27th, 2017 by Amy Jones
Coach in Training: Coaching & Presence

By: Kim Green

I feel like I’m on the other side. I have had my first coaching experience. It wasn’t one of my classmates; it was a real live person, with whom I have “contracted” for 10 weeks of coaching. Now, all of those weeks of being in class, philosophizing and worrying about what

January 18th, 2017 by Amy Jones
Coach in Training: Elevators Speeches

By: Kim Green

It’s the first blog of 2017 and I’m ready. And, so is Lynn, who is very excited about this next part of the course.  On Tuesday, she welcomed us back by finalizing the last thoughts on marketing that we started before the break. She promised that she would tell us about

January 10th, 2017 by Amy Jones
Coach in Training: Marketing

By: Kim Green

It was the best of times and the worst of times…there was good news and bad news. Which do you want first?

The good news: We have been doing this amazing work of learning to be a coach since September. Now the hard work comes in.

The bad news: We have to MARKET ourselves

January 04th, 2017 by Amy Jones
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