7 Best Books to Read for New & Seasoned Life Coaches 

 

DESIGNING YOUR LIFE 

We highly recommend this book as the #1 read for you as a life coach as well as to suggest to your coaching clients — especially if you are a career or business coach. In this book, renowned Stanford professors illustrate how the innovative process called design thinking can help create a life that is fulfilling. 

BECOMING A PROFESSIONAL LIFE COACH 

No matter if you are an aspiring or seasoned life coach this is an excellent book to have in your coaching bookshelf. It teaches you most of the fundamental coaching competencies so you are equipped with the techniques you need to be successful in your coaching practice. 

COACHING QUESTIONS

The single most important skill in coaching is asking powerful questions. This book presents dozens of valuable asking tools, models and exercises, then illustrates these coaching strategies with over 1,000 examples of penetrating questions. Covering the gamut from basic techniques like options and actions to advanced concepts such as challenge and reframing. Coaching Questions is a book that will find a home on any coach's short list of handy references. 

THE COACHING HABIt

This is another book that discusses the power in asking the right questions.  It reveals how to unlock your clients' potential using seven essential coaching questions based on neuroscience and behavioral economics reach to demonstrate how — by saying less and asking more — you can develop coaching methods that produce great results. 

THE PROSPEROUS COACH 

Did you know you could build a practice with a small number of high-performing, high-paying clients? The Prosperous Coach will introduce you to a scarcity psychology technique that helps you run a financially lucrative practice — by invitation and referral only. 

THE COACHING MINDSET

How you think about yourself will directly impact how you run your coaching business.  This book outlines 8 specific ways coaches need to think. When you think like a coach, the techniques for coaching well just come naturally and produce great results for those you work with. If you know what coaching is and you're ready to take your coaching several steps closer to mastery, this is the book for you.

WELLPRENEUR

Struggling to obtain freedom, flexibility and financially stability from your coaching business?  You might be lacking the right systems and processes to set you up for success. Wellpreneur teaches a step-by-step system to sustaining a healthy business by  nailing your niche and finding more clients online.