A new trend is starting to emerge in the coaching industry. As the world speeds up, coaches now have to rely on tablets and smart phones, even for seeing clients. It’s actually simple and cost effective, thus many companies have already integrated video conferencing into their work flow. Coaches, like companies, can easily benefit by […]Read more →
Gossip can derail teams. It erodes trust, causes anxiety and directly impacts productivity. It can also poison a work atmosphere and harm the reputation of both the person gossiping as well as the person being spoken about. As a manager, your role is to set the example for respectful communications. If you participate in, or […]Read more →
Have you been keeping track of all the exciting things going on with ICF this year? 2014—and keep in mind, it’s only August—has been an incredible time for growth and change for our organization. Just to mention a few key accomplishments… This has been a record year in terms of new Members and new Credential […]Read more →
When you graduate from coaching school, the next big goal is getting your first paying coaching client. And it can seem a daunting prospect. In fact, many budding coaches give up before they have earned a single cent from coaching. The problem is most coaches don’t really know where to start. There is no shortage […]Read more →
What’s the most important skill you have as a coach? According to Matthew Atkinson, a clinical coach, social worker and author of Resurrection after Rape, it’s rapport building. The ability to rapidly build rapport with a client is founded on mirror neurons, which enable the coach to express empathy and the client to feel heard. […]Read more →
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