Center for Coaching Certification

The 5 P’s of Marketing for Coaches

So – you finished your coaching certification.  Now what?  It is time to develop your marketing strategy!  Follow the five Ps listed here. P #1: Product Focus on Solutions, Ideas, and Insights which means promote the outcome instead of the … Read more

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Strategy for Moving Forward

If someone is given a strategy to implement in their work or life, chances are the usefulness is limited.  Coaching is a process so that the client develops their own strategy. In the process of creating a strategy, the coach asks … Read more

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Understanding to Move Forward

A primary focus of a professional coach is to understand the client as a person by understanding their preferences, interests, wants, and goal prioritization.  Professional coach training provides tools for recognizing client style, communication style, and focus. The International Coach … Read more

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Moving Forward with Coach Training

Coach training develops a skill set that is expected of leaders, HR professionals, Trainers, Talent and Organizational Development professionals, Project Managers, and consultants. Coaching Certification will ultimately be a requirement of all professional coaches.  Completing coach training makes sense when: … Read more

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Coaching Competency

Competencies are the skills identified as critical to the profession.  The International Coach Federation defines and measures 11 Core Competencies for coaches. About Coaching Competency: Coaching requires a set of learned skills. Coach training both teaches the competencies and supports … Read more

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Empower Independence

The idea of empowering independence seems a good one.  The challenge is doing it effectively. Consider what happens in the workplace: ideally the people inside of an organization have the ability to do their job well.  Sometimes this is blocked … Read more

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You’re not coaching, you’re just telling stories!

By Randy Kesterson, www.RandyKesterson.com During the twenty years I have worked at the Vice President level, my role has included the call to coach members of my team and other extended teams. My wife Susan and I walk together quite … Read more

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Getting Involved for Diversity and Increased Access

On an organizational level, what can be done to increase diversity and access to coaching? As an example, Vanderbilt wrote about what they are doing and included suggestions helpful to all of us at  https://www.vanderbilt.edu/diversity/unconscious-bias/. An article at http://www.diversityjournal.com/14154-10-ways-employees-can-support-diversity-inclusion/ discusses … Read more

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The Challenge – Increase Access to Coaching

Increasing access to coaching means making both coach training and coaching services available to people who currently are unaware of coaching or unable to afford it.  It is important that all of us in the coaching profession care about diversity and … Read more

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Coaching for All – Review Your Website and Social Media

The next step in the challenge for you to increase diversity and inclusion / regard in your coaching work is to review the language used on your website and in your social media profiles. “The difference between the right word … Read more

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