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Meet Jane Storm, part of the CCC Business Development Team

www.JaneStorm.com,   Jane@JaneStorm.com She is a New Yorker with a great passion for coaching.  What a unique name! How did Jane Storm come about? I was working for a vendor meeting.  On the wall of the creative department, they had a … Read more

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Meet Pandora Ray, host of our weekly Free Coaching for Coaches group as well part of the CCC Business Development Team

Pdotray@gmail.com Pandora Ray is a fabulous coach here at the Center for Coaching Certification who does our Group Coaching on Fridays.  CoachSupport@CoachCert.com Pan grew up in North Carolina and went to a women’s college in in the bay area of … Read more

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Meet Genaro Torres, a CCC Trainer

https://www.linkedin.com/in/genaro-torres Here at the Center for Coaching Certification, we have a great team!  This blog series highlights some of these outstanding team members. Genaro Torres is from Mexico City. He had his own consulting company in continuous operations improvement. A … Read more

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Listening on Multiple Levels

Listening – really listening – is a gift.  For the person speaking, to know they are heard and understood is a wonderful experience.  Reflect for yourself: how often have you experienced someone really listening?  How did you feel when it … Read more

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Coaching Leaders Through Appreciative Inquiry in Change Management

By Bash Sarmiento  https://ph.linkedin.com/in/ringwald-rommel-p-sarmiento-ii-69270413a Change, as they say, is the only thing permanent in this world. For many, change is presented as a challenge since it requires breaking a certain practice or formed habit. Both the leaders and people within … Read more

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Advanced Development for Advanced Results

Coaches often wonder how to best explain what it is they do and offer in terms of being a coach.  The International Coaching Federation, ICF, provides the definition of coaching: Coaching is partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative … Read more

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The Paradigm Shift

In coach training, many of the people in the program come with education and experience – a very impressive group each time!  The paradigm in which they have functioned throughout their career is to be the expert and be the … Read more

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What if someone with no training identifies themselves as a professional coach?

Start by assuming positive intent.  Then invite them to explore ICF’s website and to research the profession.  Discuss the Core Competencies and the Code of Ethics. Be aware of the reality is that an untrained coach can cause harm by … Read more

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S.M.A.R.T. Goals

The acronym for S.M.A.R.T. goals was coined in 1981 by a consultant named George T. Doran.  The original definition was: Specific: target a specific area for improvement. Measurable: quantify, or at least suggest, an indicator of progress. Assignable: specify who will do it. … Read more

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Who Takes Notes?

A common question in coach training is: During a coaching session, who takes the notes?  The coach?  The client?  No one?  Both?  The answers to this include all these options.  Some say no notes – this protects confidentiality and means … Read more

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