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...]

Coaching Skills Checklist: A Great Resource For Every Coach

Coaching Skills Checklist: A Great Resource For Every Coach

Do you have a coaching skills checklist that can help you be more effective in your practice? I think most people, especially those on a budget will agree with me that it is always good to have a checklist or what we call “shopping list” prepared prior to visiting the grocery store. The idea of having a guide to help you stay on track and be thorough in your shopping also works the same way in your coaching practice. The Essential Coaching Skills Every Coach Need to Have Regardless of … [Read more...]