Many people bill themselves as a Life Coach or Business Coach and give assurances they can help you become healthy or wealthy. A coach provides knowledge, motivation and encouragement to help you achieve a specific goal. A good coach is able to objectively assess your disposition and abilities, with an eye toward collaboration. In other words, a good coach will identify your ‘potential’ and push you through perceived barriers you would impose on yourself in the absence of external impetus.
As ‘Coaching’ is an unregulated profession, it is always prudent to thoroughly check a Coach’s credibility and suitability before engaging service and shop around before making a commitment.
As part of Dr. Kweethai's Life Enhancement Training, she provides recommendations for healthy eating. The following is a good place to start. From there, Dr. Kweethai provides more specific recommendations based on the needs of individual clients.
I conduct business. I conduct therapeutic consultations. It is important to keep clear boundaries and pay attention to both if you want to make a living from your practice. I put on my marketing and sales hat at networking meetings or while talking to people who call to inquire about our services. I put on my business hat when discussing profit and loss with my accountant, and when collecting fees prior to a session. With an appropriate fee received and business out of the way, I can put on my therapy hat and direct my full attention at the client’s needs.