Niche Development Labs

Develop Your Specialist Niche

We'll help you find your Coaching Niche ... so, your clients can find you...

When coaching was a new profession, 10 or 15 years ago, it was perfectly acceptable to simply call yourself a coach. But today the coaching profession is well developed across many industries and professions around the globe and the need to specialize is increasing. At ICA you will train in our core Accredited Coach Programs, but you also have the option of specializing in a chosen coaching niche.  The opportunity for niching is limitless, and we've categorised them into 4 key streams.

LIFE COACHING

Help people create better, more fulfilling lives and lead a life of purpose yourself

Life coaches work with clients in a range of settings, some in face to face meetings but the majority via phone coaching. This means you are unlimited in your client possibilities - you can coach clients from all over the world. You can also be located anywhere in the world and take your business with you as you travel. Life coaching is an incredibly flexible, rewarding career.


Mindy Kaleta, Life Coach, UNITED STATES


Mindy Kaleta

When ICA graduate Mindy Kaleta sees a woman who is mindlessly moving through life unaware of her true potential, she feels deeply for her.  That’s because Mindy was once that woman. Divorced and going through her own transition, she experienced the power of coaching and the critical need for support when taking on a big challenge. Listen to Interview

As a life coach you will work with people on a range of issues But no matter what life coaching niche you choose you will most likely be working with clients on some of the following issues:

- seeking meaning & life purpose
- work/life balance issues
- stress & overwhelm
- transformation and new beginnings
- personal & professional challenges

Life coaching is probably the broadest are of coaching and includes literally hundreds of coaching niches.  Read more

BUSINESS COACHING

Help businesses & entrepreneurs start, develop & grow.

Business coaching can take many forms such as coaching NGO's or social entrepreneurs to small family businesses. It is an area where previous experience in business is an advantage and it includes dozens of coaching niches. Some of these are:


Misti Patrella, Business Coach, UNITED STATES


Misti Patrella power toolMisti works with entrepreneurs to create a thriving business that is in alignment with who they really are. Being an entrepreneur can be tough! They have to figure out how to create what their ideal clients need, how to make sales, how to put correct systems in place and how to become visible. But they don't have to go through this process by themselves and that is where Misti comes in. Listen to Interview

Business coaches work with clients in a range of settings, some in face to face meetings but many via phone coaching. The client possibilities are unlimited - you can coach from anywhere in the world and take your business with you as you travel.

- aligning business & personal goals
- developing business strategy
- managing business growth
- prioritising and time management

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HEALTH AND WELLNESS COACHING

Help people improve their Mind, Body, and Soul

Health and wellness coaching covers a diverse range of niches including addiction coaching, mindfulness coaching and illness coaching and often coaches are drawn to this area because of personal experience.  This area coaching has literally dozens of coaching niches. Some of these include:


Tom Seaman, Health & Wellness Coach UNITED STATES


Tom Seaman

Having overcome significant health challenges, ICA Coach Tom Seaman’s journey is nothing short of inspirational, demonstrating how we can rise from the depths of despair to a life full of hope, triumph, and joy. Listen to Interview

Health and wellness coaching is an incredibly flexible, rewarding career. As a health and wellness coach you will work with people on a range of issues, but no matter what coaching niche you choose you will most likely be working with clients on some of the following issues:

- manage health issues
- help with leading a healthier lifestyle
- coping with stress & overwhelm
- finding inner balance and life purpose
- leading a more spiritually aligned life

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LEADERSHIP COACHING

Leading and Developing People, Teams and Organisations

Leadership coaching is often the prefered coaching area for people who have worked in the corporate environment and includes literally hundreds of coaching niches. Some of these include:


Samar Naim (ICA Graduate), Executive Coach DUBAI


Samar believes that coaching came to her as a calling. She was going through a transitional phase of really wanting to develop herself. But this time, she didn’t want anything that would help her develop as a professional only. Samar wanted to be developed as a person as well. It didn’t take her long to decide coaching was the answer. Listen to full interview

As a leadership coach you will work with people on a range of issues. But no matter what leadership coaching niche you choose you will most likely be working with clients on some of the following issues:

- workplace relationship challenges
- stress & overwhelm
- work life balance issues
- clarifying company vision & direction
- organisational change
- blue sky thinking

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Your Personal Coach Plan

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