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...]

Powerful Questioning in Coaching

Powerful Questioning in Coaching

A good coach uses powerful questioning in coaching and asks questions that open doors to help their clients achieve things they never dreamed were possible. This may come as a surprise to some but answers are not the most potent tool a coach has. Questions are! Powerful questioning empowers people to invent their own answers and solutions, thus developing them for future challenges. Five Powerful Questions in Coaching To discover new possible actions or to move your coaching clients … [Read more...]