Developing Your Coaching Presence & Why It Matters

Developing Your Coaching Presence & Why It Matters

If you are a life coach, you probably have heard the term coaching presence many times before. It is International Coach Federation’s (ICF) Core Competency #4 and some define it as “being fully present with your client” while others see it as “a way of being with clients that facilitates growth and change through connection”. How does the ICF describe the competency of coaching presence? According to the ICF, coaching presence is “the ability to be fully conscious and create spontaneous … [Read more...]

ICF Competencies vs IAC Masteries: Coaching Competencies

ICF Competencies vs IAC Masteries: Coaching Competencies

The ICF competencies have sometimes been compared to the International Association of Coaching (IAC)'s masteries. However, over the years, we have seen more coaches gravitating more towards becoming ICF credentialed. In order to obtain an ICF certification and to be successful in the industry,coaches need to understand and apply the ICF coaching competencies to their coaching business. ICF Competencies Defined: The ICF competencies were developed by the coach federation to support greater … [Read more...]