Five Common Coaching Myths Busted

Time to Debunk 5  Common Coaching Myths

If you want to carve a niche in coaching, it’s time you clear out some common misconceptions associated with the coaching profession.

Coaches vs Mentors vs Therapists

Many believe that the terms “coach”, “mentors” and “therapists” are all synonymous.

But contrary to the common belief, these three professions are far from synonymous.

Coaches Tell You the Dos and the Don’ts

This is far from true. Coaches never give advice; they never give you the answers to your problems.

They ask questions and motivate clients to come up with appropriate solutions.

Coaching isn’t a Serious Profession

To disprove this misconception, let’s sight a study conducted by PwC, which reveals that coaching is the second fastest growing industry worldwide between 2019 and 2020.

Opting for Coaches is a Luxury Not Many Can Afford

There’s a common misconception that coaching is a fancy profession not many can afford.

In a world of cut-throat competition, opting for a coach is no more a luxury for the few.

Getting Certified is a Must

You don’t really need a degree or a certificate to become a professional coach.

However, a coaching certificate adds to your credibility in a now-crowded market.

If you’d like more insight into any of these myths and truths, we get into them in-depth in our blog post!  Have a read.