Center for Coaching Certification

Coaching and a Coaching Culture Differentiated

The International Coach Federation (ICF) defines coaching as “a strategic partnership in which the coach empowers the client to clarify goals, create action plans, move past obstacles, and achieve what the client chooses.”  The ICF publishes a table that explains … Read more

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Coaching Compared with Other Roles

As of this writing, coaching remains widely misunderstood.  Some think of sports coaching where the coach is telling the athletes what to do and driving them forward.  Additionally, the terms mentor and consultant are often mistakenly used interchangeably with the … Read more

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Coaching to Build a Life

During coach training we discuss the importance of a client choosing what to focus on and also empowering the client in terms of how to have the conversation.  Based on this, for the client in the story of this blog … Read more

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Coaching for Practical Situations

In following the story of a coaching client, we moved through transitions after leaving a job, building confidence, prioritizing, finding a job, negotiating, starting a new job, and developing a career path. Now we move into coaching for other areas … Read more

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Coaching Plus – Resume Support

In setting up the coaching relationship, the option for training or consulting in addition to coaching was discussed and planned with Katrina.  As discussed in coach training, it is essential to be clear on roles and to schedule services other … Read more

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Coaching after an Assessment

Katrina felt an Emotional Intelligence assessment was of value for her and opted to take the it.  After she had finished answering the questions, the report came in. As coach, preparing for the coaching session includes reviewing the information on the … Read more

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Motivating Your Client in Coaching

By Beth Donovan www.CoachBeth.us Many clients come to me wanting reach a specific weight goal.  Their expectations are often for me to put them on a diet like a weight loss clinic and tell them what to do for exercise … Read more

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Diversity, Inclusion / Regard, and Access to Coaching at CCC

When it comes to ensuring diversity and inclusion / regard, a call or mandate to action is often what it takes to effect change. There is sometimes a fear that this results in engaging people solely because they are identified with … 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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Benefits of Addiction Coaching

By Patrick Bailey, http://patrickbaileys.com An addiction coach with their coaching certification and expertise in the area of addiction is prepared to help clients achieve goals, improve their life, and focus on living in recovery. Benefits of addiction coaching include: Making the choice to get … Read more

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