Center for Coaching Certification

Coaching for Diversity

A go-to in many organizations when it comes to diversity is training.  How successful has it been?  Clearly the impact is limited.  Just as coaching has a greater impact on results for change, coaching is the logical choice when it … Read more

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Coaching Skills for Leaders

There is a reason that coaching is now seen as a core competency of leaders.  The Core Competencies of a coach are skills that serve leaders well.  To simplify, during coaching certification, people skills, communication skills, thinking, motivation, goal setting, … Read more

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Cultural Bios

Some of you are familiar with cultural bios and for others the idea is new.  What is a cultural bio?  It is a verbal or written description of you that includes how you define yourself in terms of class, gender, … Read more

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Assessments in a Coaching Program

by Wyetta Ford Coaching professionals are faced with various challenges throughout their career.  Connecting with a client and developing rapport is one of the essential elements that dictate the success of the experience.  Successful internal coaching programs and private coaching … Read more

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Who Wants a Coach?

by Samson Umurhurhu The role of the Coach is different from other professionals.  Examples of roles often mistaken for coaching include teaching, counseling, consulting, and mentoring.  This chapter makes the distinction amongst these roles, clarifies what professional coaching is, and … Read more

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Changing Negatives into Positives

by Beth Donovan Are you ready to create and live a life you love?  Being a person who creates a life with a positive mindset is being a person that creates a life they love!  Our mental language, our self- … Read more

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The Benefits of Coaching for Grantmakers

by Luisa Taveras A career in philanthropy can be very rewarding; after all, your job is to give away other people’s money to promote the welfare of people.  While seemingly simple, investing for the greater good is intricate.  Good grant … Read more

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Coaching for Job Search Success

by Gail Lennox Looking for some new ideas to motivate and inspire you in the New Year?  This is typically the time of year when we reflect on where we have been and where we want to go.  The good … Read more

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Discovering the Coach Within

by Martin Laramie Martin Laramie, an experienced coach and leadership trainer, approaches the coaching role from the perspective of a journey to authenticity from within. The following excerpt from his work explains this transformative process: When a coach is coaching … Read more

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The Art of Helping Others Move Forward

by Noreen Baker The chapter titled The Art of Helping Others Move Forward outlines the basics of the coaching process in helping others move forward.  This chapter is written to serve as a reminder to those who are still sorting … Read more

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