Center for Coaching Certification

How to Become a Coach

The gold standard for being a coach is membership in the International Coaching Federation (ICF).   The ICF requires 60 hours of training to become a member.  In addition to membership, the ICF offers credentialing – think about it this way: … Read more

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Top 10 Criteria for Selecting Coach Training

What is your top criteria for selecting a coach training program? To help you select the best coach training programs, we asked business leaders and CEOs this question for their best recommendations. From industry expertise and tactical experience to credibility … Read more

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12 Tips for Finding a Coach

What is one tip for finding and hiring a coach? To help you discover the best coach for you, we asked CEOs and business leaders this question for their best advice. From starting with your goals to doing thorough background … Read more

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The New ICF Journey to Becoming a Coach

With ICF changing how coach training is accredited, the journey to becoming a coach is looking different in the future.  Starting in 2022, organizations can only offer ICF-accredited programs that support earning the ACC (Level 1), PCC (Level 2), or … Read more

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New Coach Training Accreditation from ICF

ICF is changing credentialing paths from ACSTH and ACTP to Level 1 and Level 2 respectively.  What does this mean for you? Accredited coach training certificates will continue being honored by the ICF.  That means that all ICF-accredited coach training … Read more

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An Opportunity

Number 28 in the ICF Code of Ethics calls on coaches to do good.  What does that mean?  How can we do that?  It starts with the statement in the code on being aware of our and our clients’ impact … Read more

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The Ethics of Diversity

The International Coaching Federation published a statement of diversity, inclusion, belonging, and justice at https://coachfederation.org/about: “ICF Members and Credential-holders live and work in more than 140 countries and territories.  ICF is a vibrant global community committed to the shared vision … Read more

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What happens when you don’t listen?

By Sarah E. Roberts, PCC www.claritymatterscoach.com In the comedy The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Abe Weissman doesn’t listen.  In one early scene his wife, Rose, is standing in front of him talking about her plans while he’s reading.   He tells her … Read more

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Three lessons from my Journey to PCC

By Sarah E. Roberts, PCC www.claritymatterscoach.com Know the PCC Markers so well that you can recite them in your sleep. I started with a printed copy of the PCC Markers discretely on a stand in front of me so that … Read more

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Choosing a Parent Coach for Your Family

by Tracy Prunty When you discover the possibilities of working with a parent coach, the next step is finding the right coach for your family. Start by making a list of what you want to accomplish through coaching.  Then research … Read more

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