This is the second part of a two-part series. Read part one here. The process of moving coachee from his comfort zone to the magic zone via the learning zone, and helping the coachee to travel via the learning zone more often, can be compared to the biological functions of a heart and a lung. […]Read more →
As my second term as ICF Global Board Chair draws to a close, my thoughts have shifted to the many milestones we’ve reached in only two short years. It certainly has been a time of tremendous growth! ICF Membership has grown from 20,636 in 2012 to more than 24,000 in 2014. There are now over 120 ICF Chapters […]Read more →
The main role of a coach is to help the coachee realize their current state of mind and move the coachee from his current comfort zone to recognize their fullest potential by traversing the path of learning zone. The coachee hits the learning zone when he moves from being “less skilled and less willed to […]Read more →
We have all heard of the Golden Rule and many of us aspire to live by it – “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” It implies the basic assumption that other people would like to be treated the way that you would like to be treated. The complement to the […]Read more →
Recent research published in the Consulting Psychology Journal highlights the value of presence in coaching engagements. While the research was specifically on executive presence and how the coach’s interrelationship behaviors can affect the coaching outcome, there is quite a bit we can learn from these studies. The ICF core competency on presence states: “Being fully […]Read more →
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