One of our strategic goals is to ensure that ICF is the most relevant professional coaching organization. To this end, we will always be reviewing and upgrading our processes and policies to ensure that they meet the needs of our members and respond to our rapidly evolving industry and fast-changing world. Today I have an […]Read more →
While significant progress has been made in recent years for women in terms of advancement into management positions, fewer women are advancing into and remaining in senior leadership roles. Often, women leaders don’t receive the developmental support they need to effectively manage the challenges they encounter as leaders. Our ongoing research on derailment and resiliency […]Read more →
Professional coaching is a relatively young calling. It’s still evolving. Since the early days of what we might refer to as modern coaching, there has been an ongoing dance between the energies of purism and realism. The energy of purism in coaching has been well represented by those dedicated souls who worked long and debated […]Read more →
As a Mentor Coach, I am always asking myself, how can I support other coaches to model ICF’s 11 Core Competencies even more effectively? The first two core competencies focus on “Meeting Ethical Guidelines and Professional Standards” and “Establishing the Coaching Agreement.” An important question arises when considering them: How do you communicate to your […]Read more →
Life Bridge Career Coaching is a coaching project initiated by ICF Taiwan and Rotary District 3520 (Taipei) that helped 205 college students from financially-challenged families experience coaching. It was launched on a large scale to enhance the awareness of ICF and coaching. The project was executed in five sessions in five months and involved 33 […]Read more →
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