Much in the same way freelancers sell their skills, coaches and consultants can sell their expertise and knowledge. More and more people are hiring coaches and consultants to help them achieve their goals easier and faster.
Business-to-business coaching offers greater pay and opportunities, but many individuals hire people to help them learn life skills, parenting techniques and improve their relationships.
You don’t necessarily need training or a certification, but it can be helpful in generating credibility. Further, while you may be knowledgeable about what you’re coaching or training, you may not have the skills and technique to teach them. Coaching requires the ability to listen, assess, and motivate people into action.
Through the use of video conferencing and VoIP calling, you can work with clients all over the world, all from the comfort of home. If you have a background in a helping profession or success in achieving something (i.e., marketing), then teaching and helping others should be easy. You can use your network to help you get clients.