Center for Coaching Certification

Activity for Awareness

At the 2020 Association of Coach Training Organizations (ACTO) conference during one of the sessions, all of us who participating were asked to take a moment and write down five successes.  Then we were told we were going to be … Read more

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Name It to Tame It

At the Association of Coach Training Organizations (ACTO) conference the week of June 8 to 12, 2020 many fabulous presentations and discussions focused on the future of coach training.  One of the messages that seems significant now is “Name It … Read more

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Reframe the Outcome of an Unwanted Change to a New Desired State

By Sheila Fain LaMarsh Global Instead of the normal flow of change, or even the idealistic return to the old norm, the impact of COVID is that we are experiencing unplanned and undesired change.  With that as a given, now … Read more

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Coaching Techniques to Help Clients Beat their Inner Bully

by Monique Tallon, CPCC, ACC www.moniquetallon.com As a women’s leadership coach, I have had many clients who come to me wanting to switch careers, get promoted, or improve their leadership skills. Those are normal goals to bring into a coaching … Read more

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Noteworthy Details in the New Code of Ethics

In addition to the overall format changes in the International Coaching Federation’s, ICF’s, Code of Ethics described in the previous blog, there is value in looking more closely at some of the detailed information that is different.   For example, … Read more

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The ACTO Stand for Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

ACTO is committed to creating diversity, inclusion and belonging in the coaching profession through calling forth, honoring and inviting the uniqueness of all individuals and diverse life experiences. In support of this stand, we acknowledge and are committed to eliminating … Read more

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Unconscious Bias. Identify and Move Past

What is Unconscious Bias?  Vanderbilt says: “prejudice or unsupported judgments in favor of or against one thing, person, or group as compared to another, in a way that is usually considered unfair.”  The challenge of course is that if it … Read more

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Diversity and Connection in Coaching

What is diversity and connection?  Merriam-Webster says diversity is: “the condition of having or being composed of differing elements: variety especially; the inclusion / regard of different types of people (such as people of different races or cultures) in a … Read more

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Coaching Teams

Coaching is a fabulous tool for individuals and equally fabulous for supporting teams.  Awareness of the potential is increasing rapidly.  Following are some basic insights. What are the reasons for coaching a team? Manage Conflict Improve Relationships Increase Productivity Increase … Read more

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How do I determine if I will be a good coach?

When people ask this question, my reaction is often that if you care enough to ask the question you care enough to learn how to be a great coach. What are the values and skills of a great coach?  Often … Read more

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