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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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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 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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DISC Daily: Your DISC Accountability and Practice Partner

By Emily Bass, MSW, ACC, ACP  https://discdaily.com Have you ever experienced the “Aha” moments gleaned from the DISC report begin to dwindle a couple weeks following the debrief? As a leadership and sales coach providing assessment-based coaching, I find it … Read more

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Meet Sarah Roberts, an ICF-credentialed ACC Coach

Sarah Roberts www.ClarityMattersCoach.com http://LinkedIn.com/in/Sarah-roberts-mha-acc/ Sarah lives in Colorado.  She enjoys traveling and looks forward to vacation in Michigan near shark-free sparkling blue water every summer.  Sarah came into coaching after years of advocating for employee professional development in state government. … Read more

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WRITING A COACHING BIO FOR YOUR WEBSITE

Whether new or an experienced coach, writing a bio may seem challenging.  What will sell your coaching services?  What is your target market and ideal demographic?  What words or phrases represent you the best?  These things are important. When someone … Read more

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Coaching in Change Management: Some Lessons Learned (Part 1)

By Randy Kesterson, https://www.linkedin.com/in/randykesterson I’m a retired executive from industry and I now coach … well, I coach, advise, consult, mentor, facilitate, etc., etc.Coaching is but one hat that I wear while working on a typical engagement with a client. … Read more

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