ICF ACC Certification in a Nutshell

ICF ACC Certification in a Nutshell

Planning to become an ICF ACC coach? Coaching certification can be a scary prospect, particularly if you’re new to the world of coaching. With so many different coach certifications out there, it can be hard to know which ones are worth your time and which ones aren’t.  If you’ve read this far, it probably means that you are interested in getting your ICF Associate Certified Coach Certification. That’s great news because this article will tell you everything you need to know about … [Read more...]

International Coach Federation (ICF)'s Code of Ethics

International Coach Federation (ICF)’s Code of Ethics

The International Coach Federation (ICF) has established the Code of Ethics for Coaches as its governing document. This document is a set of guidelines for coaches that outline their responsibilities and best practices. It also serves as an expectation of the highest level of coaching that every coach should adhere to. However, do you know what it means or how it will affect you? You might be wondering if you need to make any changes in your coaching. Keep reading to find out more about … [Read more...]

All About ICF International Coach Federation

The ICF International Coach Federation was formed in 1995 as a federation of national coaching associations by professional coach Thomas Leonard (USA). Right from the onset, the purpose and goal of the organization was to advance and increase the recognition, respect, value, status, and use of coaching worldwide. Since then, numerous organizations have come on board—and each member’s mission statement speaks to its commitment toward those same principles. The ICF has grown dramatically … [Read more...]

How to Create an ICF Accredited Coach Training Program

How to Create an ICF Accredited Coach Training Program

Creating an ICF accredited coach training program is a great way to grow your coaching business. To help you decide if creating an ICF accredited coach training program is right for you, we’ve broken down what it means to be accredited and the steps involved in ensuring your program has met all their requirements. It’s time to get serious about making sure your program is up to par with industry standards. What does accredited mean anyway? Accreditation means that your training program … [Read more...]

Ready to Coach at Another Level? Get an MCC Credential!

Ready to Coach at Another Level? Get an MCC Credential!

The MCC credential by the International Coaching Federation (ICF) is the highest level of achievement in your coaching career. If you want to coach at another level and present yourself as a highly skilled coach, get the MCC credential. What is an ICF MCC credential? The ICF is one of the very few credible credentialing organizations offering coaching credentials to professional life coaches across the globe. It offers various credentials that help coaches present themselves as … [Read more...]

Understanding ICF PCC Markers

Understanding ICF PCC Markers

The International Coaching Federation (ICF) updated ICF PCC Markers on October 21, 2020. The purpose of the update was to align them with Updated Core Competencies issued on November 14, 2019. Let’s find out more about the PCC markers and how they are used. What are ICF PCC Markers and how are they used? ICF PCC markers are the indicators that an assessor listens for in a recorded coaching conversation to assess the evidence as well as the extent of use of ICF Core … [Read more...]

Interested in ICF Certified Coaching Programs?

Interested in ICF Certified Coaching Programs?

ICF certified coaching programs are extremely useful and beneficial for coaching professionals. Despite this fact, people often raise objections and question if certification programs are really worth it. In today's post, we are going to shed some light on the value of ICF certified coaching programs and how you can choose the right certification path. Understanding the value of ICF Certified Coaching Programs ICF certified programs make the careers of coaches more wonderful, … [Read more...]

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...]

The Importance of The ICF Core Competencies to Credentialed ICF Coaches

The Importance of The ICF Core Competencies to Credentialed ICF Coaches

The ICF core competencies have always been of great significance to the coaching profession.   Core Competencies Defined What are Core Competencies for an organization?  According to businessnewsdaily.com, "core competencies are a company's unique abilities, products, and services that give it a competitive advantage in its industry and market." Core competencies help an organization distinguish its products from its rivals and reduce its costs than its competitors and thereby … [Read more...]

A Look Into the 2020 ICF Global Coaching Study

A Look Into the 2020 ICF Global Coaching Study

Last September, the International Coach Federation (ICF) released the long-awaited 2020 ICF Global Coaching Study. This study is the fourth major study on the size and scope of the coaching profession in 2019. The ICF published the first study in 2007 followed by studies in 2012 and 2016. The study was based on responses from 22,457 people worldwide across 161 countries and astonishingly, in nine languages.  The coaching profession has evolved and grown beyond any stretch of the … [Read more...]