Melissa Opie is a life and business architect who guides female business owners to success in all areas of life. By helping her clients find clarity and self-confidence, they are able to end the cycle of desperate hustling to build the future they deserve. She specializes in working with goaldiggers and high achievers who desire killer productivity without the burnout. On the fun side of things, she is an INFP and a Capricorn. Melissa has learned, through a lifetime of ballet training, the importance of finding balance and working gracefully.

What is it like to be a life coach? 10 coaching business questions answered by Laura Westman


Meet Laura Westman, a self-identifying creative weirdo living on the Lower East Side. Laura graduated from Accomplishment Coaching in 2013, and has since become a deliverer of the coach training program herself. She holds the credential of PCC through the International Coach Federation and she's an Accomplishment Coaching Certified Coach. She's coached almost 150 different human beings over the course of four years in business. 

In this case study of her business, she answers the following questions.
- What are you most proud of? (0:11)
- How did being a life coach help or hinder your personal relationships? (1:00)
- What's your perspective on being “Laura the life coach” around your friends and family who know you as just “Laura”? (2:50)
- Is it easy to go back to being “normal Laura” before and after a client session? (4:23)
- For new or aspiring coaches who think, “If my life isn't perfect, why would anyone listen to me?” (5:55)
- “Do I need to get coaching before I become a coach?” (8:20)
- “What if I don't have the ideal personality to be a coach?” (9:40)
- What would you say to yourself if you could go back in time to when you first started coaching? (11:33)
- What's the most difficult thing that you've experienced on your coaching journey thus far? (13:42)
- Last wise words for the audience (16:50)


Laura Westman, PCC
Coach | Speaker | Leader In Training | Accomplishment Coaching


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