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You've completed your coach training and you are ready to start working on your ICF credential! Bravo you!? Applying for an ICF credential and studying for the Coach Knowledge Assessment, can be a daunting task. ICF Coach Competencies, ICF Code of Ethics, oh my! Who wouldn't want some kind of ICF study tool? I know. I remember feeling absolutely swamped! There seemed to be so much to learn and I … read more
Completing your International Coach Federation (ICF) credential application will take you some time. It is a rigorous process. What you do now will make a difference. Planning ahead and establishing a routine for documenting your progress can make completing the application fast and simple when the time comes. New ICF competencies have launched and will be integrated into the assessment process … read more
The launch of the new ICF Competencies and ICF Code of Ethics has put a spotlight on the topic of mentor coaching. Coaches considering applying for an ICF credential find themselves wondering, do I need a mentor coach? What is the difference between a mentor and a mentor coach? There is certainly some confusion in the marketplace, especially since the term 'mentor' is used in a variety of … read more
If you're a coach who will be applying for or renewing an International Coach Federation credential within the next year or two the recent competency changes will have an impact on you. Here's how to plan for the new ICF coach competencies. Let's start with a refresher on the humble beginnings of coaching as a profession Coaching is a rapidly growing field with new people are entering it all the … read more
As an International Coach Federation Credentialed coach, you know that your credential is up for renewal every three years. Within that time, you will need to have earned forty ICF CCEUs (continuing coach education units). Will you be ready? Even though thirty-six months can seem like plenty of time to get forty hours of coach education. Many coaches leave their learning to the last … read more
It's International Coaching Week 2020 and the 25th anniversary of the International Coach Federation! I'm looking back at my journey to coaching and I wanted to give you a gift. ICF Competency and Code of Ethics Study Sheets. I can hardly believe it as I write down these words, but I started coaching more than 25 years ago! As a co-founder of an award-winning training and development firm, I … read more
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Working with a mentor can help coaches achieve excellence in their work. In fact, the International Coach Federation requires 10 hours of mentor coaching with a qualified mentor … more