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Communication in Coaching

Communication is an exchange of thoughts and plans through listening, questioning, and clear, direct language.  With rapport, communication is more open, honest, and deep. This empowers the client to use the coach as a sounding board, really explore options, and choose … Read more

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Agreement Before Moving Forward

Before beginning coaching, through the written coaching agreement, the coach and client agree to the nature of the relationship, boundaries, time commitment, fees, and confidentiality, among other salient points. Sometimes there is a free introductory session where the coach asks … Read more

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Moving Forward Ethically

Core to the foundation for the CCC Stairway to Success Coaching Model is adopting and promoting the Code of Ethics.  The CCC trains coaches to promote the Code of Ethics on their website and include key concepts in a written … Read more

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Coaching Ethics

As is true in all professions, having and being accountable to a Code of Ethics is essential.  A code of ethics provides the code of conduct for how coaches treat their clients and manage their work. About the Coaching Code … Read more

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Moving Forward with Coach Training

Coach training develops a skill set that is expected of leaders, HR professionals, Trainers, Talent and Organizational Development professionals, Project Managers, and consultants. Coaching Certification will ultimately be a requirement of all professional coaches.  Completing coach training makes sense when: … Read more

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Coaching Competency

Competencies are the skills identified as critical to the profession.  The International Coach Federation defines and measures 11 Core Competencies for coaches. About Coaching Competency: Coaching requires a set of learned skills. Coach training both teaches the competencies and supports … Read more

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The Steps in a Coaching Relationship

In the previous log the Staircase to Success analogy gave a brief description of the coaching relationship.  What follows now is a deeper exploration by outlining key considerations for each step and then reviewing how to move forward. Coach Training … Read more

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Coaching and a Coaching Culture Differentiated

The International Coach Federation (ICF) defines coaching as “a strategic partnership in which the coach empowers the client to clarify goals, create action plans, move past obstacles, and achieve what the client chooses.”  The ICF publishes a table that explains … Read more

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Coaching Compared with Other Roles

As of this writing, coaching remains widely misunderstood.  Some think of sports coaching where the coach is telling the athletes what to do and driving them forward.  Additionally, the terms mentor and consultant are often mistakenly used interchangeably with the … Read more

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Getting Involved for Diversity and Increased

On an organizational level, what can be done to increase diversity and access to coaching? As an example, Vanderbilt wrote about what they are doing and included suggestions helpful to all of us at  https://www.vanderbilt.edu/diversity/unconscious-bias/. An article at http://www.diversityjournal.com/14154-10-ways-employees-can-support-diversity-inclusion/ discusses … Read more

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