Center for Coaching Certification

Coaching a Dysfunctional Team

by Rachel Coucoulas   Many of us have worked within a team environment and I am guessing that at some point you experienced some sort of dysfunction within the team or group.  When this happened to me, I was unaware … Read more

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Trauma Coaching: A New Perspective

by Melissa Tyler Todd  In the last few decades, the scope of how individuals deal with challenges in their lives has been changing.  Traditionally, individuals sought a mental health counselor to work through trauma that was causing distress.  Often, this … Read more

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Equipping Managers to Lead

By Dr. Shelley Young Thompkins   Over the life of my career, I have witnessed people being promoted to the role of leader because they excelled in their roles as individual contributors.  It is the case of a top sales … Read more

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Project Managers Coach

By Ruth Pearce   One of the key things expected of a project manager is to build and execute a plan.  For many project managers, this is a daunting task, and often new project managers believe that they and they … Read more

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Book Review of Coaching Perspectives VIII

This book, the newest addition to Coaching Perspectives, provides insights on how to approach different circumstances in life and when coaching. The awareness, techniques, and processes empower individuals in their own journey plus coaches who are supporting clients.       … Read more

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Reestablishing a Career After Addiction Treatment

Author: Rufus Carter – recoveringworks.com Sometimes people ask, “Can anyone be a coach?” Or “What experience is required?” The answers, as with so many answers in life, are “it depends.”  Specifically:If someone has the capacity and desire to learn coaching, … Read more

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How will a coach help me?

Discover the answer by considering these questions: How often do competing priorities interfere with your choices? How many goals have you forgotten or pushed aside? How often do you use great advice you are given? How effectively can you brainstorm … Read more

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How can a coach help with balance?

First, what is balance? People experience balance differently.  It is generally discussed as a ratio of work, fitness, personal care, and family time. Sometime there is the idea that balance is evenly weighted scales and then they think that a balance … Read more

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What are the opportunities for a coach?

Because coaching involves highly developed people and communication skills, coaching certification is a career opportunity, a business opportunity, and a personal development opportunity. Career: Coaching is a skill set for leaders and professionals in many fields including: Human Resources, Talent … Read more

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I want to become a coach!

The gold standard for being a coach is membership in the International Coach 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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