Getting Your ICF Credential Via The ACTP, ACSTH or CCE Path

Getting Your ICF Credential Via The ACTP, ACSTH or CCE Path

You are an aspiring life coach and thinking about getting an ICF Credential! Check out below the three different available paths. About The Coaching Federation The International Coaching Federation (ICF) was established in 1995 and has grown to become the world's largest organization of professionally trained coaches and the leading voice for the global coaching community.  It is the most widely known oversight in the field of coaching. Through its six unique family units, which … [Read more...]

Become Certified Coach: The Associate Certified Coach (ACC) Credential

Become Certified Coach: The Associate Certified Coach (ACC) Credential

To become a certified coach with the ICF takes quality time, commitment, and finances. It is well worth all three when you earn that credential. There are three certifications offered through the ICF, the Associate, Professional, and Master Certified Coach credentials.  ICF: An Empowering Organization The International Coaching Federation has been empowering the world through coaching over the last twenty-five years. They are hoping to continue to do so for several years to come. … [Read more...]

Do your coaching goals sound impossible?

My coaching goals used to hold me back from success. They were perfect. Too perfect? Yes. I was living the coaching dream (inside my own mind)… ...instead of living it in reality. I had created a Perfectionistic Goal: a goal that relies on circumstances to be perfect in order to achieve the goal. What kind of goal should you set instead? Set Inconceivable Goals: Inconceivable goals rely on you growing beyond your own expectations of failure. Inconceivable goals rely … [Read more...]

Processing Emotions in Your Coaching Business

“How do I know if I’m coaching right?” ...my client just asked me, riddled with doubt. Her fears were holding her back. And I realized that fear is inevitable for any coach… ...From novice to master level. What fear is holding you back? Fear of not being a good enough coach?Fear of giving an embarrassing webinar?Fear of clients rejecting you?Fear of investing in your business and having nothing to show for it? Fear protects you from the unknown. If your brain doesn’t … [Read more...]

What to Learn From The Presence Based Coaching Book, A Valuable Resource by Doug Silsbee

What to Learn From The Presence Based Coaching Book, A Valuable Resource by Doug Silsbee

Presence Based Coaching: Cultivating Self-Generative Leaders Through Mind, Body, and Heart! What can you and I learn from this book that was written over ten years ago? About The Author, Doug Silsbee Before we delve into valuable insights this book offers, let us find out more about the author.  Doug Silsbee was a sought-after speaker for the ICF and other global conferences. He  taught at the UCLA Executive Education, Georgetown University’s Institute for Transformational … [Read more...]

The Value of Selfishness in Coaching

Has anyone ever told you that you were “high maintenance”? The first time someone told me that, I got defensive. “Not me!” “I don’t get weekly manicures…” “...I barely wear make-up…” “...and I don’t shop at Chanel.” Looking back at that defensive version of myself makes me realize… ...I did everything to prove to the world that I was the opposite of high maintenance. ...I tried soooo hard to be easy-going and low maintenance. But that eventually turned into being … [Read more...]

Empowerment Life Coach Certification Training on Udemy

Empowerment Life Coach Certification Training on Udemy

A couple of years ago, I searched for affordable coach certification training programs for a friend seeking specific training in empowerment coaching. I came across the Empowerment Coach Academy coaching program on the Udemy platform.  About Udemy Udemy is an open online course (MOOC) provider targeted at professional adults and students. Their website is an online learning and teaching marketplace with over 155,000 courses and forty million students to date. Udemy serves its … [Read more...]

Four Top Online ICF Accredited Life Coach Courses to Choose From

Four Top Online ICF Accredited Life Coach Courses to Choose From

As a coach, the best way to ensure that you meet the International Coach Federation (ICF) Credential requirements is by completing ICF accredited life coach courses. Let us look at what I consider the four best online life coaching programs in the market today.  The Term “Accreditation”- What Does it Mean in Coaching?  In coaching, accreditation means the coach has proven their knowledge, ability and dedication to professional and high ethical standards. To achieve … [Read more...]

Coaching and Mentoring Skills Training for Leaders

Coaching and Mentoring Skills Training for Leaders

What is coaching and mentoring skills training for leaders? It is focused on corporate professionals who want to develop their coaching and mentoring skills. It revolves around continuous and guided learning for corporate leaders so that they can build better and constructive relationships with their colleagues and team members.  Coaching and mentoring skill training enables leaders to gain a better understanding of their team members and lead the team through a series of conversations … [Read more...]

Coaching Skills Training Courses for Managers

Coaching Skills Training Courses for Managers

Coaching skills training courses are often sought after by managers to enable them to perform their tasks more effectively. Coaching is nothing but connecting with people and inspiring them to do their best, while assisting them to grow. It's all about being creative and encouraging individuals to come up with their own answers or solutions. With the right training, managers can unlock the power of coaching and improve the performance of their team. Let’s dive into how coaching skills … [Read more...]