Ep214: Is life coaching legit or scam? #reaction

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In this episode, Mei Phing discusses the rise of life coaching, the importance of choosing a coach wisely, and the dangers of unethical practices in the industry. This is Mei Phing's reaction video to her recent RICEMEDIA article feature.



00:00 🌱 Rise of the life coaching industry 

05:30 🧐 Importance of choosing a coach wisely

16:10 ⚠️ Dangers of unethical coaching practices

25:20 πŸ”’ Red flags and impact of wrong career decisions

32:00 πŸ•΅οΈ‍♂️ Need for thorough research before committing to a coach

38:25 πŸ€” Asking the right questions about coach’s methods and training

43:35 πŸŽ― Finding the right coach aligned with goals and values


Key Insights

🌱 Mei Phing discusses the increasing popularity of life coaching and the challenges faced in the industry, highlighting the importance of responsible coaching practices.

🧐 Mei Phing emphasizes the need for individuals to carefully select a coach who aligns with their goals and values to avoid potential harm from unethical practices.

⚠️ Mei Phing warns against inexperienced coaches and questionable coaching schools that may exploit individuals for financial gain without providing the necessary skills or support.

πŸ”’ Mei Phing points out the long-lasting impacts of choosing the wrong coach or program, stressing the need for thorough research and due diligence before committing.

πŸ•΅οΈ‍♂️ Mei Phing advises individuals to ask the right questions about a coach’s background, experience, and methods to ensure a structured plan for achieving their goals.

πŸ€” Mei Phing highlights the importance of inquiring about a coach’s training and approach to coaching to ensure compatibility and effectiveness in the coaching relationship.

🎯 Mei Phing advocates for a holistic and results-driven approach to coaching, underscoring the significance of finding a coach who can make a positive difference in one’s career journey. 



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