Center for Coaching Certification

Summary of the Approaches

In these examples, each coaching relationship moves Mario forward differently.  Ken pushes toward marketing and sales, Elena pushes toward balancing his relationship and self-care, and Carolina supports open exploration and Mario choosing his career path and his strategy for balancing … Read more

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Meet Coach Ken

Ken has been coaching executives for over five years.  He is hired by companies to work with their high potential leaders on how to effectively advance through the ranks and to manage people.  Ken focuses on strategy and action planning … Read more

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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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Leader, Mentor, Coach

The three terms: leader, mentor, and coach, are often used interchangeably and this creates confusion.  These are each very different. At https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leader a leader is defined, among other things, as a person who has commanding authority or influence. At https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mentor … Read more

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Creating a Balanced Life

What is a balanced life?  What a fun question to explore!  During the initial coach training class, we practice exploring what a client wants in all different areas of their life.  From there the client is empowered to identify priorities, … 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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“When can we go back to normal?”

by Sheila Fain LaMarsh Global How many of your conversations start with: “When we get back to normal…”?  Around the world, the COVID-19 outbreak is disrupting every routine and plan. We are in the midst of a change that was … Read more

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Serving You During Challenging Times with Free Group Coaching for Coaches

Hi Coach!  With the world facing challenges and change, there is an opportunity to serve both to help you take care of yourself and to support you helping others as a coach. Beginning April 3rd, every Friday at 4 PM … Read more

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Tips for Facing Today’s Challenges

Given that we all face challenges, approaching them with a solution focus is smart.  Whether you are facing challenges yourself or supporting coaching clients facing challenges or both, following are questions to explore yourself and/or to ask your clients. Loss … Read more

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