Center for Coaching Certification

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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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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Become a Coach vis-a-vis ICF Requirements at the Center for Coaching Certification

The first step on the journey to becoming a coach is the Certified Professional Coach program. From there, you move into the Certified Master Coach program.  People often ask how much time between these two classes. The options include the … Read more

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The ICF Journey to Become a Coach

The journey to becoming a coach is ideally focused on earning membership and then a credential with the International Coaching Federation (ICF).  At the Center for Coaching Certification this starts with the Certified Professional Coach (CPC) program. This program gives … Read more

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Remote Workers: Recruiting and Hiring the Best, Part 3

Remote Workers: Recruiting and Hiring the Best, Part 3 By Wendy A. www.contentcampfire.com Today’s blog is the conclusion to the 3-part series on Remote Workers. Additional tips for remote hiring: Data Privacy Ensuring data privacy, even at the hiring level, … Read more

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Remote Workers: Recruiting and Hiring the Best, Part 2

Remote Workers: Recruiting and Hiring the Best, Part 2 By Wendy A. www.contentcampfire.com Welcome everyone! Today’s blog is part 2 of a 3-part series. Use a shortlisting process Getting a couple of promising resumes can indicate a quick selection. A … Read more

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Remote Workers: Recruiting and Hiring the Best, Part 1

By Wendy A. www.contentcampfire.com Hi everyone! Today’s blog is the first of 3 blogs on this great topic. The pandemic has put many lives on hold. Some lost jobs while others began working from home. The coronavirus changed how people … Read more

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The Art of Preparing

by Beth Donovan – https://bethdonovan.com/ In coaching, we take time with our clients to dance in a creative moment together as partners.  No step is choreographed, and the dance is art.  Preparing for coaching sessions is like preparing to write.  … Read more

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Are you looking for a way to make the learning from DISC stick?

By Emily Bass, MSW, ACC, ACP  https://discdaily.com DISC Behavioral Profile offers an enormous amount of valuable information for anyone wanting to improve their relationships and their communication. The comprehensive DISC report was never intended to be understood and absorbed in … Read more

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