Learn the best step-by-step processes to actually get started becoming a *great* coach with a *booming* business.

27 of the world’s leading coaches + biz experts share the most important tools, mindsets, and strategies that they *wish* they knew when they first started.

Imagine what it would feel like to jump up excited in the morning because you get to inspire and empower other people to become the greatest version of themselves. You’d have the freedom to create your own schedule, on your own terms while getting paid to do the work that’s most fulfilling to you.

But before jumping into coaching, how can you know for sure if it’s really right for you? And if it is, what’s the best step-by-step process to actually get started becoming a great coach with a booming business?

Do you need to get certified, where do you get your first clients from, and what about that little voice inside that says, “Who am I to coach? – Especially when my life’s not perfect!”

I’m Jacob Sokol, and these are just some of the questions I asked the world’s leading thinkers, coaches and entrepreneurs in this virtual conference.

And now you can learn from them, too, without having to waste time figuring it all out yourself or making the mistakes I made while getting started.

  • How to create massive results for your clients
  • How to find the clients you want to work with
  • How to conduct a successful sales call
  • How to run the business side of coaching
  • How to fill your coaching practice
  • How to tell if coaching is right for you or not
  • How to find your niche and your unique message
  • How to know when to get certified
  • How to know if you should coach for free or charge
  • And so much more!

Get exclusive, lifetime access to I Kinda Wanna Be a Coach featuring in-depth interviews with the world's leading coaches and business experts as you learn how to become a *great* coach with a *booming* business.


I Kinda Wanna Be A Coach Intro with Jacob Sokol

Jacob Sokol is the founder of Sensophy, a life-coaching company that offers street-smart, practical coaching combined w/ ancient wisdom, modern-day neuroscience & positive psychology to help you live with more success, fulfillment & peace of mind.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

• What to expect from the conference
• How to make best use of the materials
• The background of Sensophy and how Jacob started coaching

Finding Your Unique Value + Selling with Ease with Nisha Moodley

Nisha Moodley, founder of Fierce, Fabulous, Free, coaches women and cultivates communities, writes and speaks. She is the thinking partner, creative collaborator and freedom-focused coach of changemakers: women who want to make a difference and have big, bold dreams.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

• How to not be nervous during a sales call (and make it more likely that you land a client)
• Why people will choose your services, even when there are more experienced coaches out there
• How investing in your own personal growth helps you charge with confidence

Mindsets for Building The Company You Wish Existed with Brian Johnson

Brian Johnson is the Philosopher + CEO of Optimize. He also created PhilosophersNotes, taught Optimal Living 101, wrote a little book called A Philosopher’s Notes, is featured in the documentary Finding Joe and has a monthly “Big Ideas” column in Experience Life magazine.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

• Why we wanna make providing *astonishing* value the foundation of our biz
• Marketing = Building trust. How can we do that?
• Why your business has the power to change the world

Getting Started with Andrea Owen

Life coach. Mom. Writer. Roller Derby Rebel. Hellraiser. She is passionate about empowering women to value themselves and fiercely love who they are. She helps women get what they want by managing their inner-critic, leveraging the Law of Attraction and stepping into their own kick-ass version of themselves.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

• How to find your unique message to differentiate your business
• What to do with clients who don’t take action
• Why it’s never too early to start, and which steps you can take now

The Power of A Service Mindset with Steve Chandler

Steve Chandler is now the author of over 30 books that have been translated into over 25 languages. His personal success coaching, public speaking and business consulting have been used by CEOs, top professionals, major universities, and over 30 Fortune 500 companies. Steve is also a master coach that has helped train hundreds of coaches to transform many lives and businesses. He created the Coaching Prosperity School to assist coaches to build a strong practice and create great clients.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

• How to have sales conversations that are fun + get you clients
• How to figure out if coaching is really for you
• How to start charging in a way that doesn’t make you feel like a fraud
• Where wealth actually comes from

Watch Out for Expectation Hangovers with Christine Hassler

Christine Hassler is a former Hollywood agent and achievement addict turned best-selling author, life coach and speaker known for offering radical reflection with practical direction. She teaches people how to overcome their Expectation Hangovers® and answer the questions: who am I, what do I want and how do I get it.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

• How to use your life story to create the curriculum for your coaching
• How to compassionately deal with fear, especially around charging
• How to distance yourself from client issues, while still being a compassionate coach

Creating Trust and Respect with Your Clients with Sean Stephenson

When Sean was born doctors predicted he would not to survive past birth because of a rare bone disorder that stunted his growth and caused his bones to be extremely fragile. Despite these challenges, he’s taken a stand for a quality of life that has reached millions of people around the world, including Sir Richard Branson, President Clinton, and his Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. His message has been heard at live events in over 15 countries and 47 states over the past 16 years. As a board certified therapist, he uses humor and compassion to develop a fun environment where individuals open their hearts and minds for lasting empowerment to occur.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

• What to do when a client resists your guidance
• Why you don’t need to have everything figured out to be a great coach
• A tool to help you and your clients show up at your best every day
• A way of marketing that’s all about building genuine relationships

Getting Into A Healthy Relationship With Money with Kate Northrup

Kate Northrup is a professional freedom seeker and creative entrepreneur. She created financial freedom for herself at the age of 28 through building a team of more than 1,000 wellness entrepreneurs in the network marketing industry. Her philosophy is that if you free yourself financially you can be fully present to your purpose on the planet.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

• How to see the value in your coaching so you feel comfortable charging
• How to figure out whether investing in a training program feels right to you
• How to overcome any limiting belief around money

How to Ensure Your Biz Makes Money ASAP with Philippe Drolet

Phillippe Drolet is the founder of TheFeelGoodLifestyle.com and NewKings. He offers coaching services to help you establish the daily habits and mental models that energize and inspire you to create a life you love while bringing your greatest contribution to the world.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

• How to conduct an experiment to figure out if you really wanna be a coach
• How to take massive action to ensure you’ll be able to pay your bills
• How to build a client base from the beginning
• How to have great sales calls

Creating Your Own Coaching Blueprint with Kate Courageous

Kate Courageous is a life coach, writer and speaker who teaches people how the practice of courage is revolutionary. Since 2009, thousands of people have visited her site to learn more about working with fear and practicing courage–with the core message being that when you’re trying to eradicate fear or pretend that it doesn’t exist, you’re working against yourself. Her approach is a sexy-soulful combination of intuitive spirituality with brass-tacks, pragmatic wisdom.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

• Kate’s step-by-step action plan for new coaches to help you earn fast
• A realistic experiment you can do to see if a coach’s lifestyle fits you
• How to put a price tag on your services
• The difference between therapy and coaching

How to Know If Coaching is for You with Molly Mahar

Molly Mahar is a Coach, Teacher, Writer, Mama and Community Builder for Gutsy Women. She believes in going big, that honesty is the best policy, and in the undeniable fact that we are all deserving of fulfilling right fit lives.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

• How to know whether or not it’s likely you’ll enjoy being a coach
• The one thing you need to do to really become a coach
• How to deal with the pressure to deliver results

Credentials vs. Real Life Experience - What Do You Need? with Jenny Blake

Jenny Blake is a bestselling author, micro-business coach and international speaker who helps people move beyond burnout to build sustainable, dynamic careers they love. With two years at a technology start-up as the first employee, over five years at Google on the Training and Career Development teams, and several years of running her own businesses, Jenny combines her love of technology with her superpower of organizing information to help clients through big transitions — often to launch or elevate a book, blog or business. Jenny is the proud author of Life After College: The Complete Guide to Getting What You Want and blog of the same name.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

• How to get over the feeling of not being ready to start coaching
• The importance of credentials vs. real life experience
• Which clients to take on and who to turn down

What You Need to Know About Coaching with Magdalena Mook

Magdalena N. Mook is s CEO at the International Coach Federation. Her skills and areas of expertise include oversee ethics and regulation issues, education, and managing staff. She received her MA Degree in International Trade from Warsaw School of Economics.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

• Why setting an agreement + expectations with a new client is key
• What the International Coach Federation is all about, and how you can use it as a learning platform
• Some official smart views about coaching as an industry, and where it’s going

The History Of Coaching and Where It’s Going with Vikki Brock

In 1994 Vikki G. Brock saw the need for coaches to assist people as companies transitioned to a more participative leadership style. She left The Boeing Company in 1995 to start VB Coaching and Consulting with the intent to provide premier coaching services to leadership. Being true to her Guiding Statements, Vikki has continued her quest for life-long learning and successfully partnered with companies, leaders and coaches to achieve desired results. Vikki has published articles pertaining to the coaching profession and is authoring a book on the history and emergence of coaching.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

• The history and emergence of coaching
• 3 possible scenarios of where this industry could go in the future
• How to market yourself even when you hate marketing

Making Your Coaching Truly Transformational with Michael Neill

Michael Neill is an internationally renowned transformative coach and the best-selling author of The Inside-Out Revolution, You Can Have What You Want, Feel Happy Now!, Supercoach, and both the Effortless Success and Coaching from the Inside-Out audio programs. He has spent the past 23 years as a coach, adviser, friend, mentor, and creative spark plug to celebrities, CEOs, royalty, and people who want to get more out of themselves and their lives. He is the also the founder of Supercoach Academy, an international school that teaches people how to coach from the inside out.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

• The #1 thing you need to do to get more clients than you can handle
• The different levels in coaching, and which one creates lasting change
• How to access your highest potential

Challenging Clients to Go From Victim to Creator with David Emerald

David Emerald is the author of The Power of TED* book, an executive coach, and uplifting keynote speaker who lives in the Pacific Northwest with his wife and business partner, Donna. A master facilitator and speaker, what sets David apart is his authentic style of presenting. David is conversational, entertaining and approachable as he shares his simple, yet profound, philosophies. His inspirational and practical material enlightens and encourages participants to reach new levels of collaboration through empowering relationships.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

• How to go from victim to creator and make change possible
• The powerful questions you can ask your clients to help them make positive changes
• Why rescuing our clients is dangerous and what to do instead

The Difference Between Coaching and Therapy with Patrick Williams

Dr. Patrick Williams, psychologist, author, and master certified coach, has his masters in Humanistic Psychology and doctorate in Transpersonal Psychology, where he also studied psychosynthesis. He is a pioneer in the field of Life Coaching and founder of the Institute for Life Coach Training and his non profit organization Coaching the Global Village.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

• The difference between psychotherapy and coaching
• Why the coaching industry is already established and valuable
• How to ask powerful questions in your sessions, without a cheat sheet

Finding Your Niche with Barrie Davenport

Barrie Davenport is the founder of BarrieDavenport.com and creator of the top-ranked personal development blog, Live Bold and Bloom. She is a certified life passion coach, helping others find and live their inner passions in a way that creates a fuller, happier, and more purpose-filled life. She is the author of The 52-Week Life Passion Project and The Bold Living Guides, and the creator of The Path to Passion Course. She is also the co-creator of The Habit Course (with Leo Babauta and Katie Tallo) and creator of the Simple Self-Confidence course.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

• How to niche down, even if you’re afraid to lose potential clients
• Why smaller followings are often more fun to serve than ginormous ones
• How to work on limiting beliefs with a client (+ a live demo on Jacob)

Making A Difference With Your Business with Jeff Klein

As CEO of Working for Good, Jeff Klein activates, produces and facilitates mission-based, Stakeholder Engagement Marketing™ campaigns and Conscious Culture development programs. Jeff is a trustee and member of the executive committee of Conscious Capitalism, Inc. and producer of Conscious Capitalism events. He authored the award-winning book, Working for Good: Making a Difference While Making a Living, and the newly released book It’s Just Good Business: The Emergence of Conscious Capitalism and the Practice of Working for Good.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

• What the new job security is
• How you can use the model of Conscious Capitalism to make money AND a difference
• The key skills needed to thrive in today’s market place

What You Need To Know To Start Your Business with Corbett Barr

Corbett Barr is the founder of Think Traffic. Corbett helps online entrepreneurs create websites and blogs that matter so they can build thriving audiences and successful online businesses. He also founded and ran a venture-backed startup in silicon valley and began his career as a Fortune 500 management consultant. Corbett runs a small publishing company called Insanely Useful Media, which is the business behind Think Traffic, Fizzle, Expert Enough, Traffic School and How to Start a Blog that Matters. Insanely Useful Media’s blogs and online courses are visited by over 100,000 people every month.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

• Why being transparent with your clients helps build trust and credibility
• What it takes to become an entrepreneur
• How to make sure that people will sign up for your services

How to Become Friends With Your Role Models with Scott Dinsmore

Scott Dinsmore was the founder of Live Your Legend and was on a mission to help people find their passion and build a career around work they love. He was the creator of How to Connect with Anyone – an interactive guide to surrounding yourself with the people who make all the difference. (Sadly, Scott passed away in 2015.)

In this talk you’ll learn about:

• How to find and build incredible relationships with mentors in your field
• How to model the success of your role models to build your business faster
• What the best credentials actually are (Hint: They start with an “R”)

How to Start Charging with Jeannine Yoder

Jeannine is a Master Life Coach and Founder of the RSVP rev, a new method and community inspiring coaches and women change-makers to “Invite to YOUR life”. Coach Jey was featured Celebrity Life Coach on the cover story for Life and Style in the New York Times. She has also been featured in Minted Magazine and on wellandgoodNYC.com. She graduated from The American Musical Dramatic Academy and has performed on Broadway, T.V and in Film Nationwide.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

• How to find out who your ideal client is
• Why marketing is essential, and what to do so it becomes a tool for getting you clients
• Why pricing your services really is about valuing yourself
• How to improve client accountability

A Spiritual Approach to Coaching with Kute Blackson

Kute Blackson is utterly unique in the world of human potential. Unlike those who promise to simply help people “get” what they want, his life work instead reveals to people what they have to give, by liberating who they are most truly and deeply. Kute’s own background and experience lays out the blueprint for his approach to liberating others, setting their gifts and greatness free. Born in Ghana, West Africa, his multicultural upbringing as the child of a Japanese mother and Ghanaian father, raised in London, and on 4 different continents defies all stereotype. He is a next generation world leader out to awaken millions to Love and to Living their inspired destiny.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

• Why there are people out there waiting for you to start your coaching
• What real coaching is all about (hint: it’s not just a technique or formula)
• How to get into coaching with a service mindset vs. to make money (and still earn a living)

Who’s Your Ideal Client & What’s Your Message? with Tara Sophia Mohr

Tara Sophia Mohr is the founder of the global Playing Big leadership program for women and author of the forthcoming book, Playing Big: A Practical Guide to Trusting Your Instincts and Sharing Your Brilliance in a World That Needs Women’s Voices, to be published by Penguin in January 2015. An expert on women’s leadership and well-being with a deep commitment to amplifying women’s voices, Tara empowers women to play bigger in their work and in their lives. With an MBA from Stanford University and her undergraduate degree in English literature from Yale, Tara takes a unique approach that blends inner work with practical skills training, and weaves together both intellectual rigor and intuitive wisdom.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

• How to find out who you’re here to serve
• How coaching can serve you as a tool kit even if you choose a different career path
• Why coaching sessions are a giant laboratory and how to make the most out of that

You’re Not Too Young To Be A Great Coach with Mike Robbins

Mike Robbins is the author of two books, Focus on the Good Stuff and Be Yourself, Everyone Else is Already Taken.  He delivers keynotes and seminars that empower people and organizations to be more successful, appreciative, and authentic. Prior to his speaking and writing career, Mike played baseball at Stanford University and then professionally with the Kansas City Royals organization. After his athletic career was cut short by injuries, he worked for two internet start-ups, before starting his consulting business in 2001.  His clients include Google, Wells Fargo, Adobe, Gap, Twitter, the San Francisco Giants, and many others.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

• Why you don’t have to have it all figured out to be a great coach
• Step-by-step actions to develop a genuine relationship with your heroes
• The keys to authentic connection

How to Overcome the “You Can’t Do It” Voices with Elena Brower

Mama, founder and co-owner of VIRAYOGA, and co-author of Art of Attention, Elena Brower has taught yoga for 16+ years. Through her teaching, influenced by several traditions including alignment-based Hatha and Kundalini yoga, Elena offers yoga as a way to approach our world with realistic reverence and gratitude. Her classes are a masterful, candid blend of artful alignment and attention cues for your body, mind and heart. She’s been featured in the New York Times, Yoga Journal, Element Yoga for Beginners DVDs, ABC News and NBC News.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

• The negative voices in your head and how they affect you
• A ninja technique to make sure you and your clients follow through on your commitments
• How we can use clarity as a tool to propel us to change

Letting Go of Your Self-Doubt to Serve Your Clients with Tripp Lanier

Tripp Lanier is a men’s coach and host of The New Man Podcast: Beyond the Macho Jerk and the New Age Wimp. The New Man Podcast reaches tens of thousands of people in over 110 countries and regularly finds its home on the iTunes Self Help Top 10 list. As a coach, Tripp has helped men and women all over the world break out of mediocre lives, do what they love, and navigate the challenging world of relationships.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

• The #1 question we need to let go of in order to serve our clients
• How to use vulnerability and authenticity to build rapport with your clients
• Why coaching is like dating, and how that affects choosing clients

How to Let Go of Anxiety & Self-Doubt with Dr. Eric Maisel

Dr. Eric Maisel is the author of more than thirty-five books. His inter­ests include cre­ativ­ity and the cre­ative life, men­tal and emo­tional health, and phi­los­o­phy and the art of mak­ing meaning. Dr. Maisel’s recent books include Rethink­ing Depres­sion, Mas­ter­ing Cre­ative Anx­i­ety, and (with his wife Ann Maisel) Brain­storm: Har­ness­ing the Power of Pro­duc­tive Obses­sions. His books for cre­ative and per­form­ing artists include Fear­less Cre­at­ing, Coach­ing the Artist Within, The Van Gogh Blues, The Cre­ativ­ity Book, and Cre­ativ­ity for Life. He is a regular contributor to both Psychology Today and The Huffington Post.

In this talk you’ll learn about:

• A technique you can use to manage anxiety around starting your coaching biz
• How to end the negative self-talk & stop sabotaging yourself
• The truth about what it takes to make your living coaching

Gain lifetime access to this one-of-a-kind conference where Jacob Sokol and 27 of the world’s leading coaches + biz experts share the most important tools, mindsets, and strategies that they *wish* they knew when they first started.


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I always knew I wanted to do meaningful work, but didn't know what that work was until I did my first coaching session.

I had no idea how I would be able to support myself full-time doing this meaningful work, but I knew that I had a fire inside of me and I was committed to flaming that fire into a full-on blaze.

I've got no certification, just real-life failures that taught me real-life lessons. And I've combined that with my passion for wisdom to create an incredibly fulfilling and prosperous coaching practice.

I've coached CEO's, executives, world-class musicians, Hollywood stars, peak performance coaches, meditation teachers, monks, ninjas, school teachers and people from dozens of other occupations.

I hope you'll join me on the journey of doing this incredibly meaningful work and in the process changing the world.