Advance Your Coaching Career with ICF CCE

Advance Your Coaching Career with ICF CCE

If you are a coach looking to undertake supplemental or advanced education that’s accredited by the International Coach Federation, enrolling in an International Coach Federation Continuing Coach Education (ICF CCE) program might be a good option. For coaches aspiring to become a successful coach, continuous learning is a must. By enrolling in an ICF CCE program, you can acquire new knowledge and use the units that are earned to achieve credentials for Associate Certified Coach (ACC), … [Read more...]

Professional Coaching Ethics: The International Coaching Federation Code of Ethics

Professional Coaching Ethics: The International Coaching Federation Code of Ethics

What is the International Coaching Federation Code of Ethics? It is defined by the ICF as guided moral principles designed to provide appropriate guidelines, accountability and enforceable standards of conduct for all ICF Members and ICF Credential-holders. What is a Code of Ethics? Basically, a code of ethics is a set of guidelines designed to help individuals in a particular profession conduct business honestly and with integrity. And so when you join an association or a professional … [Read more...]

The ICF PCC Certification: The Right Path to a Successful Coaching Career

The ICF PCC Certification: The Right Path to a Successful Coaching Career

Several coach training providers around the world today currently offer the ICF PCC certification. The professional certified coach’s credential is one of three designations conferred on an individual by the International Coach Federation. There are typically two credentials most often pursued from the ICF – the Associate Certified Coach (ACC) and the Professional Certified Coach (PCC). Who is The International Coach Federation? The International Coach Federation (ICF) is a reputable … [Read more...]

Definition of Coaching by ICF: What Coaching is Not!

The definition of coaching by ICF is the most universally recognized one in the coaching industry. It is a definition you will see repeatedly everywhere even on non-coaching business websites and blog pages. The Definition of Coaching by ICF What is Coaching? The ICF defines coaching as partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential. However, one of the best definitions I have read on coaching … [Read more...]

To Be or Not to Be an Associate Certified Coach?

To Be or Not to Be an Associate Certified Coach?

So, Shakespeare’s famous quote has been circling in your mind and of late you’ve been contemplating whether or not you should go pro and become an Associate Certified Coach. While it’s not mandatory for a coach to be certified, some statistics show that it is probably worthwhile to get certified: · 77% of coach practitioners agreed that clients expect them to be certified or credentialed (2016 ICF Global Coaching Study). · 83% of consumers who experienced a coaching relationship … [Read more...]

The PCC ICF Credential Paths

The PCC ICF Credential Paths

The PCC ICF is one of three designations that is conferred on an individual by the International Coach Federation. There are typically two credentials most often pursued from the ICF – the Associate Certified Coach (ACC) and the Professional Certified Coach (PCC). The PCC is the second level of ICF credential. The International Coach Federation The International Coach Federation (ICF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the coaching profession. It is the leading global organization … [Read more...]

Mentor Coaching: The ICF Coach Mentor Competencies

Mentor Coaching: The ICF Coach Mentor Competencies

Do you have what it takes to become a coach mentor? If yes, great! Because believe it or not, coaches do need mentors to help them be the best that they can be for their clients. As you become a mentor to other coaches, your leadership skills grow as well as your confidence and knowledge in your chosen profession. What is Coach Mentoring as defined by the ICF? The International Coach Federation (ICF) defines Mentor Coaching as providing professional assistance in achieving and … [Read more...]

Board Certified Coach vs ICF Credentials

Board Certified Coach vs ICF Credentials

Caught in a Board Certified Coach vs ICF Credential debate and not knowing which path to pursue? Take heart, for this article will give you some basic ideas on both credentials and lead you to the path that suits your life’s purpose. So, let’s begin.   There are countless life coaching schools that exist around the world but only a few provide quality training. Even some universities are also offering training for different coaching programs. To give their coaching programs … [Read more...]

So You Want to be a PCC Coach?

So You Want to be a PCC Coach?

When it comes to earning a ProfessionalCertified Coach – PCC coach certification, you must realize at the very outset that a PCC credential comes with its own requirements which when met could catapult your coaching career. While training organizations and schools can have their own coaching certifications, the best coaching certification courses are the ones that are International Coach Federation (ICF) credentialed. For a serious coach, earning a coaching certification that has ICF … [Read more...]

ICF ACSTH: What Does it Matter to a Prospective Life Coach?

ICF ACSTH: What Does it Matter to a Prospective Life Coach?

To a prospective life coach, it is important to know which ICF credential pathway works best for them; the ACTP, ACSTH or the ACC Portfolio path. The Associate Certified Coach Program Within the ICF Associate Certified Coach program, there are three application paths to choose from; the ACTP, ACSTH, and the ACC Portfolio path. What do all these acronyms stand for? ICF is the International Coach Federation known to be the leading global coaching organization that accredits programs that … [Read more...]