You and Your Ego

Learn life coaching and business coaching skills while earning resources hours towards ICF renewal or accreditation.
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  • Lectures 23
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 10/2014 English

Course Description

Do you manage your ego or does it manage you? How well do you understand the dynamics of ego and how it weaves itself within all human interactions? When acting as a business coach or life coach, it is imperative that you refine your understanding of ego. In fact, keeping your ego in check is a crucial skill not just for coaches. Anyone who manages leads, consults, guides, teaches, facilitates, partners or the like would be wise to keep their ego appropriately leashed and well behaved. This course is designed to support you to do just that.

  • It will ask you to take stock of how your own ego might be tripping you up.
  • It will offer you a boat-load of practical ideas on what you can do to better manage your ego.
  • You will also find ideas that you can apply to your personal and family life in terms of maintaining a better sense of balance between you and the people who are most important to you.

This course is packed with about 120 minutes of valuable audio, video, and downloadable handouts.

If you are seeking resource hours for your ICF (International Coach Federation) accreditation (Associated Certified Coach, Professional Certified Coach or Master Certified Coach) or renewal,this course is for you.

Lyn Christian MCC, CFCC, founder of SoulSalt Academy, tapped into her experiences over the past 16 years as a coach, as well as accessing colleagues within the field of mBraining and Psychology, to bring you these insights on the topic of ego.

What are the requirements?

  • There are no prerequisites to this course except to approach it with a teachable mindset.
  • The information provided here, while insightful, is of an introductory nature.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Distinguish at least one way that ego impairs them from fully supporting other individuals.
  • Craft and execute a plan to remove at least one of the ways by which ego is tripping them up.
  • Observe how other people are keeping their egos in check while coaching.

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is for you if you are a business or life coach.
  • This course is for you if you use coaching as part of your leadership or management toolkit.
  • This course is for you if you use coaching in any form to support your patients or clients.
  • This course is for you if you have received feedback that you need to get your ego in check.
  • This course may be quite useful if your service is designed to be of service to other people.
  • This course is not for you if you have never made a mistake.
  • This course is not for you if you have trouble seeing yourself ever making a mistake in the future.
  • This course is not for you if you believe you have never failed at anything.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction
Introduction To SoulSalt Academy
Introduction To This Course

This coach training course is worth 1.5 (credit hours) accredited with the International Coach Federation. In order to qualify for and receive this credit you will need to complete every assignment AND watch every lecture.

To repeat, if you are working toward receiving the full 1.5 credit Lyn has to seen every one of your completed worksheets and she’ll be monitoring your attendenc through the lectures.

Most people who want the credit hours must hours so you might apply them to an ICF portfolio certification or recertification make sure that

You will want to send them to: and in the subject line: Attention Lyn Christian – Ego homework.

We hope you enjoy this course and stay tuned for other offerings similar to this from SoulSalt Academy.

So what you’ve covered so far is the introduction and overview . In Section 2 Ego 101, we will reorient you around definitions of and the context for Ego as addressed in this course. In Section 3 How Ego Impares you, we focus on how ego might impair your work as a coach or facilitator when working with clients. And finally in Section 4 what can you do about it? we ask you to take action and improve your ability to keep your own ego in check while participating in the role of being a coach.

Let’s get going.

Section 2: Ego 101
Ego 101
Ego 101 Worksheet
1 page
Ego 101How To Use Handout
Reaching Back To Frued
Interview With Steven Chen
Section 3: How Ego Impares You
Intro To How Ego Impares You
You And Your Ego Worksheet
3 pages
Put Your Ego On Notice
Informal Inventory Intro
6 questions

Lets run through this informal check list, which can act as a means to see if your ego is going un-checked or if it's well managed.

Informal Inventory Exit
Lyn Interviews Coaching Student
How It Can Impair You
Section 4: What Can You Do About It?
What Can You Do
Coloring The Water
Discover Your Core Values
Coaching With Megan

For kicks, see how you might answer the following questions as they point toward strategic means of managing ego:

Lyn Interviews Victoria Burgess
Wrap It Up

Suggested Reading:

A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose by Eckhart Tolle

What Got You Here Won’t Get You there: How Successful People Become Even More Successful! by Marshall Goldsmith

Dissolving the Ego, Realizing the Self: Contemplations from the Teachings of David R. Hawkins

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Instructor Biography

SouSalt Academy, Inspiration, Persistence, Freedom!

Coach Training for Leaders, Managers and Professionals focused on the personal and professional growth of others. At SoulSalt Academy you will be guided through our ICF accredited training using a theory/demonstration/practice model. This program is designed to immediately apply the tools and strategies delivered therein toward your own coaching, management or life practices.

Most people report leaving the course with a:

  1. stronger sense of self
  2. keener ability to communicate more effectively
  3. a more powerful capacity to facilitate progress
  4. better able to understand personal time management
  5. a clear framework by which to effectively run coaching session and an entire coaching process

All coursework and mentoring will be hosted and delivered by SoulSalt Inc. and your credit hours will be matriculated through Ultimate Coach University, co-founded by Lyn Christian MCC., CFCC.

Participants who graduate from the 16 hours of coursework will receive official letters of completion which can be applied to ICF certification or recertification.

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