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The HR Leader’s Transition to Coach

by Cheryl Knight www.linkedin.com/in/coachcherylk Human Resource professionals are often asked to coach employees, both individual contributors and leaders.  The actual goal may be to give them some feedback that their manager has trouble delivering, or the manager has delivered feedback … Read more

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The Growth of Coaching

As the coaching profession grows and is formalized, it is worth looking at what is happening and what is possible in the future. At a basic level, while many are still unfamiliar with exactly what coaching is, that is changing.  … Read more

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Your Office as Coaching Central

Your Office as Coaching Central by Bill Peace  At the end of your work day, think about who you spoke with. What were their concerns? What were the topics? Did you pick up on any coaching cues? Meaning opportunities where … Read more

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Coach Transparency About Confidentiality

The International Coach Federation defines client and coach, then provides the standards for confidentiality. What is said between the coach and the client is confidential.  The question that arises is, “Who is the client?”  The mistake some make is thinking … Read more

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Coach Transparency About Conflicts of Interest

The International Coach Federation’s Code of Ethics specifically addresses avoiding and disclosing conflicts of interest: “I will seek to avoid conflicts of interest and potential conflicts of interest and openly disclose any such conflicts. I will offer to remove myself … Read more

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Coach Transparency About Ethics

The Code of Ethics from the International Coach Federation is essential for coaching – both for how the coach operates and for how the client is treated.  Unfortunately, there are coaches who have no training or inadequate training on the … Read more

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Transparency About Coaching

When someone is considering engaging with a coach for the first time, they often want more information about the benefits.  Basically, the new client is wondering whether the time and money investment is worth it. When coaches are offering their … Read more

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Coach Transparency About Education and Experience

The Code of Ethics from the International Coach Federation includes a guideline for coaches to be honest about their experience and their coach training.  Specifically it says: “I will accurately identify my coaching qualifications, expertise, experience, certifications and ICF Credentials.” … Read more

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Transparency in Coaching

How does transparency apply in coaching? Transparency is essential for ethical behavior in the coaching profession.  When discussing the Code of Ethics during coach training at the Center for Coaching Certification, the over-arching theme is transparency.  Transparency about the coach’s … Read more

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Confidentiality

Coaching confidentiality is owed to the client – which is different than to the company or sponsor of the coaching.  The ICF provides these definitions in the Code of Ethics: Client:  The “client” is the person(s) being coached. Sponsor: The … Read more

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