Academic Life Coaching Blog

Life Coaching Meets Inspiration and Positive Psychology

CTEDU’s blog centers on looking at the latest developments in positive psychology applied to the field of life coaching.

The Importance of an Accountability Partner for Achieving Your Goals

September 29, 2021

The Importance of Accountability in Achieving Goals Accountability is a powerful tool in personal and professional development. My recent conversation with Marshall Goldsmith, an expert on behavior change, reinforced this belief. He shared insights that are not only foundational in life coaching but pivotal in ensuring sustained progress in any endeavor. Learning from a Conversation […]

Unveiling Jeremy’s Decisive Discipline in Learning Journey

September 18, 2021

The Discipline of Learning: Embracing Continuous Growth The origin of the word “discipline” is from the Latin discere, meaning “to learn.” This connection highlights a profound truth about personal development—true discipline involves a commitment to continuous learning and growth. Jeremy Gleick, a junior at UCLA, exemplifies this through his remarkable daily routine. Jeremy’s Journey to […]

Coaching Ethics in Addiction: Navigating Delicate Client Scenarios

September 2, 2021

Understanding Ethical Guidelines in Coaching In coaching, recognizing the line between coaching and counseling is paramount, especially in delicate situations involving client addictions. This discussion is based on a practice question for the International Coach Federation’s Coach Knowledge Assessment, focusing on the right actions a coach should take when addiction issues are presented by a […]

What to Do When a Client Just Won’t Budge

July 1, 2021

Welcome to the First “Ask John” Blog Post! As a mentor in the ALC Training Programs, I receive numerous questions weekly from both current and former coaching students. These inquiries cover a broad spectrum, from certification details to client management tips. Realizing the potential value these discussions hold for others, I’ve decided to share selected […]