Coaching and a Coaching Culture Differentiated

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The International Coach Federation (ICF) defines coaching as “a strategic partnership in which the coach empowers the client to clarify goals, create action plans, move past obstacles, and achieve what the client chooses.” The ICF publishes a table that explains how coaching competencies are evaluated including reasons credentialing may be denied. Bottom line, if someone is telling, directing, or advising, they are NOT coaching.

Addiction Coaching

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That is exactly what a trained addiction coach does. With addiction coaching, the addict is able to learn how to more easily manage things and make better choices for their life. Addiction Coaching. By Patrick Bailey, [link].

Coaching to Build a Life

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During coach training we discuss the importance of a client choosing what to focus on and also empowering the client in terms of how to have the conversation. The coach asks questions.

Coaching Compared with Other Roles

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As of this writing, coaching remains widely misunderstood. Some think of sports coaching where the coach is telling the athletes what to do and driving them forward. Additionally, the terms mentor and consultant are often mistakenly used interchangeably with the term coach. In the workplace, Human Resource and training professionals are often seen as coaches – sometimes they are also trained as coaches and sometimes they themselves misunderstand the differences. .

Coaching to Develop Workplace Strategies

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In preparation for this, I reflected on the balance between being a subject matter expert and a process expert as discussed in the very first coach training class. This blog series continues with the client in the story preparing for her new job.

Leadership Coaching

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How do you coach for leadership? During coach training there is a focus on a positive, proactive focus for creating meaningful change that becomes a powerful approach for developing leaders. Coaching leaders is an opportunity for them to be inspiring, communicate the strategic plan effectively, reflect the vision, and motivate others to make the company goals a reality. She is a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF) Phoenix Chapter. by Patti Oskvarek.

What is Mentor Coaching?

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What is a coach? A coach is a strategic partner that empowers you to explore and discover your own answer. What is Mentor Coaching? Combine what a mentor is with what a coach is: the experience and wisdom of a mentor is used to inform the questions asked when coaching a coach.

Coaching to design a Career Path

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After working with Katrina to develop strategies for starting her new job as outlined in the previous blog, I also asked questions about personal significance, awareness, and acknowledgement as taught during coaching certification.

Graduates of Center for Coaching Certification – Get Published!

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An excellent process for both learning to write for publication and being published is offered to all graduates of coach training programs at the Center for Coaching Certification. Each year the Center for Coaching Certification (CCC) publishes a book in the Coaching Perspectives series. The chapters are written by graduates of the coaching certification programs. One challenge to establishing credibility is producing content.

Job Search Coaching

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During coach training we learn to brainstorm, and this became a great next technique to support Katrina. . During the coaching session, we brainstormed so Katrina had a list of options for her job search: Job Boards. A significant insight to this process learned in coaching certification is that while planning actions it is important to ask about value and meaning for the client.

What are the opportunities for a coach?

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Because coaching involves highly developed people and communication skills, coaching certification is a career opportunity, a business opportunity, and a personal development opportunity. What are the opportunities for a coach?

Got Coaching? How ATD’s Coaching Certificate Can Help

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According to ATD Research, only 27 percent of organizations currently include coaching as part of their talent development efforts, even though it’s widely known that coaching and providing feedback are the top ways to improve performance.

Coaching to Prepare for Negotiating

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Per our initial agreement, we discussed coaching versus training versus consulting. Katrina felt she had the book knowledge on negotiating and opted to stay engaged with coaching. Applying the powerful questioning techniques from coach training , I asked Katrina: . During the coaching session we co-created a letter and several alternatives.

Coaching Competencies Engage Coaching Clients

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During coaching certification , the 11 Core Competencies of a Coach from the International Coach Federation , ICF, are taught and developed. Coaching Competencies. The coaching skills from coach training are skills to develop in life in general.

About Coaching and Becoming a Coach

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What is coaching? The International Coach Federation (ICF), defines coaching as partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential. Coaching is: Advanced Development for Advanced Results.

Coaching Competencies Empower Clients

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In the last blog, empower and empowerment were defined and then explored as part of coaching. Coach training involves a paradigm shift from giving solutions to empowering the client to discover and create their own strategies. Coaching Competencies Empower Clients.

Using Coaching Techniques

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Through the story of one client, this blog series demonstrates the application of various tools and techniques from coach training. A friend recommended coaching and Katrina called. . Starting the Coaching Relationship.

Coaching after an Assessment

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As coach, preparing for the coaching session includes reviewing the information on the assessment dashboard provided to all coaching certification graduates that explains the report, reviewing the report itself, and being intentional planning for the coaching session. Use powerful coaching questions before, during, and after reviewing an assessment report. Katrina felt an Emotional Intelligence assessment was of value for her and opted to take the it.

Coaching for Supervisors

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Because coaching is increasingly seen as an essential skill set for anyone in a leadership role, this naturally extends to supervisors. Creating a coaching culture increases the bottom line earnings in an organization. Coaching is a skill that adds value in all interactions.

Motivating Your Client in Coaching

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Their expectations are often for me to put them on a diet like a weight loss clinic and tell them what to do for exercise because they misunderstand coaching. Something I learned in coach training is that telling the answer is far less effective than really coaching where I ask them questions and they find their own answer. When coaching them, I ask them many powerful questions to get them to think. As a coach it is essential to adjust to each individual.

Benefits of Addiction Coaching

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An addiction coach with their coaching certification and expertise in the area of addiction is prepared to help clients achieve goals, improve their life, and focus on living in recovery. Benefits of Addiction Coaching. By Patrick Bailey, [link].

Is coach training required to be a coach?

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Consider this: if you’re coaching without training, how do you know if you’re doing it correctly? Just as with any profession, offering your services as a coach calls for the appropriate training to be a coach. What will you learn during coach training?

Coaching Empowers Independence

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Working with a coach means discovering your options and creating your life intentionally and with independence. Working with a coach advances you towards what you choose, thus increasing your independence to the level you define. How does having a coach empower your independence?

How can a coach help?

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Forbes ( [link] ) lists 8 ways a coach makes a difference: Get clear about your goals. These questions lend themselves to the natural solution: a professional coach (one that has complete coach training). How do you find a coach?

I want to become a coach!

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The gold standard for being a coach is membership in the International Coach Federation (ICF). I want to become a coach! The second level is the ICF-approved Certified Master Coach program totaling 35 hours (the Certified Professional Coach program is a prerequisite).

How will Mentor Coaching help me?

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In the previous blog, you read how the International Coach Federation, ICF, defines mentor coaching from [link]. If you are pursuing your ACC, PCC, or MCC credential through the ICF, Mentor Coaching is required. How will Mentor Coaching help me? Who can be a mentor coach?

What about all the different coaching models?

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There are many names for the various coaching models and it is confusing: Ontological Coaching. NLP Coaching. Habits Coaching. Co-Active Coaching. Resilience Coaching. … What about all the different coaching models? A roadmap to follow when coaching.

Why Coaching?

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Why coaching ? An individual who has a coach discovers their own answer with the help of their coach. An effective coach develops the 11 Core Competencies of a coach during their coaching certification to prepare for the process. .

How will a coach help me?

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How will a coach help me? A coach, using techniques and skills fine-tuned during coaching certification , will empower you to prioritize, strategize, and effectively create the meaningful change you choose.

Coach or Mentor?

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Often people wonder, Do I want a coach, or, do I want a mentor? Alternatively, a coach is a strategic partner that empowers you to explore and discover your own answer. A coach is valuable when you are ready for an advanced level of development and to create meaningful change.

More on Wellness Coaching

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What, specifically, is wellness coaching? Wellness coaches partner with clients for positive and lasting change in terms of well-being. How can I become a Wellness Coach? These programs are amongst the most affordable ICF (International Coach Federation ) approved programs.

Coaching for Follow-Through

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A coach is an accountability partner which means supporting client follow-through. At the same time, the client is ultimately responsible for following through, so how does the coach support that?

Coaching for Entrepreneurs

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What is missing is coaching. They offer mentors and mentoring, and mentoring is much different than coaching. Coaching is where the ideas, dreams, goals, or way forward comes from and are decided by the client, the coach has a process, tools, and techniques to partner with the client.

Plan and Act to Be a Coach

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Planning and action are essential to being successful as a coach. Research on opportunities includes looking at jobs that request or require coach training and also jobs where opportunities are enhanced. Increasingly coaching is recognized as a leadership skill.

Co-Create the Coaching Relationship

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The competencies of Establishing Trust and Intimacy with the Coachee plus Coaching Presence build on your ethics and agreement with a focus on adjusting your coaching process to the coachee. Use different processes including those described here and various techniques when coaching.