Websites, Articles, and Blogs of Interest
Listing these resources for professional coaches is a service to enhance executive coach development, supplement life coach training, add value to the certification program, and supplement leadership development.
ICF Core Competency Video Series
- Updated ICF Core Competency 1: Demonstrates Ethical Practice - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7pxYhGVI2h0
- Updated ICF Core Competency 2: Embodies a Coaching Mindset - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXcYdtGhZzg
- Updated ICF Core Competency 3: Establishes and Maintains Agreements - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sz2-i4PqT8c
- Updated ICF Core Competency 4: Cultivates Trust and Safety - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBHxy_zh1Rg
- Updated ICF Core Competency 5: Maintains Presence - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4Jke814PLU
- Updated ICF Core Competency 6: Listens Actively - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obmS_yLwpSo
- Updated ICF Core Competency 7: Evokes Awareness - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w2DxQqGKxS8
- Updated ICF Core Competency 8: Facilitates Client Growth - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7tTmRRYGAQ
https://www.mindtools.com - Mind Tools is one of the world’s most popular digital, on-demand career and management learning solutions, helping more than 24 million* people each year. Our wide range of high-quality, practical, on-demand resources can help you to become an effective and inspirational manager and leader – whether you're new to the job or have years of experience.
https://www.thecoachingtoolscompany.com - At The Coaching Tools Company.com, our goal is to inspire coaches and help spread the positive impact of coaching throughout the world. We do this by helping coaches get established, grow their clients, grow their skills, and grow their businesses.
www.CenterforCoachingSolutions.com - The resource for coaching results.
www.CathyLiska.com - Guide from the Side® Game - Work with clients on identifying their Values plus their priorities for Relationships, Time, and Money.
http://www.nlpu.com/whatnlp.htm - An academic overview of the self discovery process known as NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) and how this way of thinking expands possibilities for a more enriched life.
http://theculturemastery.com/2015/06/30/5-basic-principles-for-efficient-cross-cultural-coaching/ - Cross cultural coaching creates new options for international businesses and clients of diverse backgrounds.
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14635240.2005.10708048?journalCode=rhpe20- Executive coaching is an effective means to counteract workplace stress and low productivity by creating an environment of efficiency, effectiveness, profitability and allowing for personal and team development.
http://humanresources.about.com/od/coachingmentoring/a/coaching.htm HR Managers are creating success in business related and interpersonal relationships by engaging in coaching practices.
http://executivecoachingguide.wordpress.com/ Gains in corporate results is considered "forward thinking" and is associated with executive coaching as a means for company leaders to try out new ideas, become more inspired, gain clarity, improve their skills and strengths boosting the revenues of their company.
http://executivecoachingguide.wordpress.com/tag/building-relationships/ The current market place seeks females as executive coaches to assist corporations in achieving goals.
https://www.CoachCert.com/coachingblog The Center for Coaching Certification blog
http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/college-entrepreneurship/ Guide with business ideas for college students, scholarships for entrepreneurs, tools, and apps to help build a business.
Professional Development Organizations
https://coachfederation.org - International Coaching Federation
https://certifiedcoach.org - International Association for Coaching
https://www.td.org – a national membership organization for professionals in the Human Resource and Training industries. Local chapters are listed on this site.
www.sba.gov - Small Business Administration
https://americassbdc.org/ - Association of Small Business Development Centers
www.score.org – Senior Corp of Retired Executives (SCORE)
http://www.vboc.org/ - Veteran’s Business Outreach Centers
http://www.nawbo.org/ - National Association of Women Business Owners
http://www.shrm.org - Society for Human Resource Management
http://www.pmi.org – Project Management Institute
www.rotary.org – Rotary International
www.optimist.org – Optimists International
www.toastmasters.org – Toastmasters
http://www.aici.org/ - Association of Image Consultants International