Here is where you can read the full announcement here
The key point being this. You need to keep your coaching log of clients if ICF audits you ...read more
I have a very sweet memory of me at around age 8, being a ballerina in some local play. I don’t remember the details, just the feeling of dancing around in a floaty fairy-like costume, often pointing my toes in one of the five basic ballet positions.
Over the years, I’ve always remembered ...read more
To read part 1 of this article, go here
Once you’ve established the coaching session agreement and invited the client to choose where to start exploring, you use your coaching skills to the best of your level of mastery. You ask questions customized by your listening. ...read more
A coaching conversation is a conversation with a purpose. And the purpose of the conversation is ultimately determined by the client. We as the coach may support the client to define or refine the purpose or outcome of the coaching conversation. Yet the foundation of coaching is always to have a client-driven agenda for the coaching ...read more
For many coaches, recording coaching sessions to submit to the ICF can bring up anxiety and stress-filled thoughts, and scary feelings of inadequacy. This is ‘normal’; we are exposed to school exams in childhood, and we are either an A student, B, C or…. There are labels, and judgments associated with exams. We’re being critiqued and ...read more
Today, February 15, 2018, the International Coach Federation (ICF) announced a range of changes that will affect the MCC, PCC and ACC credential applications.
Rather than outline them all here, I’ve made a PDF of the email I received today (as a CCE’s provider). The general announcement to all ICF members will ...read more
From experience, one of the most fulfilling aspects of being a coach is when your client gets in touch with a new insight or emerging awareness. This often comes in the form of one of the following from your client, “Oh, that’s a great question!” “Interesting.” “Hmmmm.” “Wow!” “I’d never thought of it like that ...read more
Note: This article was first published in February 2015, and has been updated to reflect current information.
A critical part of the ICF credentialing process is to submit coaching session recordings when you apply for your MCC, PCC or ACC credential. This is called a Performance Evaluation by the ICF.
Here ...read more