Success Stories from Coach Training and Coaching

Center for Coaching

How have you benefited from coach training or coaching? To help you see the benefits of coach training, we asked CEOs and business leaders this question for their first-hand experiences. In my late 30’s, I hired a life coach to help me with my personal relationships.

7 Reasons to Invest in Coaching or Coach Training

Center for Coaching

What is one reason to invest in coach training? To help you see the importance of investing in coach training , we asked experienced coaches and business leaders this question for their best insights. Coaches know how to create the best version of yourself.


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What Is Outplacement Coaching?

Intoo USA

While business coaches and career coaches are common, outplacement coaching serves a professional in a specific situation: job loss. Outplacement coaching consists of sessions wherein a recently unemployed individual meets with a coach for guidance around a job search.

The 4 Pillars of Being a Coach

Center for Coaching

As noted in the previous blog, training is essential for any professionally and this is certainly true for coaches given the nature of the work. According to the International Coaching Federation , ICF, to become a member you are required to have 60 hours of training. Training.

The Do's And Dont's When Creating An Empowering Workplace Culture

Speaker: Heidi Lynne Kurter, Workplace Culture Consultant & Leadership Coach

Join Heidi Lynne Kurter, Workplace Culture Consultant, Leadership Coach, and Forbes Senior Contributor, as she explores the ins and outs of the importance of employee recognition and empowerment.

Coaching Efficacy = Being Empowered

Center for Coaching

Coaches hold clients as their own best experts and as fully empowered individuals. This in and of itself requires developing coaching competency through coach training. A trained coach then invites the client to choose how to use their new awareness.

Coaching for Company Leaders

Center for Coaching

Promoting a coaching culture in the workplace is essential for those who are at the top. We spoke about coaching as an effective method for helping employees to become more efficient, more focused, and more solution-oriented in their work. By Julie Weber [link].

Coaching Methodology

Center for Coaching

Each coach develops their own unique style and approach. In the chapter from the 2017 Coaching Perspectives VII book on Coaching Models and Processes, I explored a variety of models and processes; ultimately it boils down to variations of the same thing.

Coaching Skills for Everyday Conversations

Center for Coaching

Coaching skills are helpful in everyday conversations at work, home, and with friends. Using coaching skills in your conversations includes being interested and curious about the other person and what they are saying. Coaching skills create engaging conversations for everyone involved.

Becoming a Coach

Center for Coaching

What is the path to becoming a coach? What training is right for becoming a coach? The gold standard for this is training that is accredited by the International Coaching Federation , ICF. How much coaching-specific training is required?

The Top 5 Principles to Design Executive Coaching for Measurable Impact

Measure and leverage your coaching investment using this two-phased, five-step process, operationalizing CMPs key coaching principles.

How Coaching Skills Expand Thinking

Center for Coaching

Trained coaches learn skills and techniques that open and expand thinking which in turn creates awareness. Specifically, with practice coaches learn to ask short and simple questions that are open-ended and forward focused. A trained coach learns to ask “What will you do?”

The Application of Coaching Skills

Center for Coaching

Prior to starting a coaching engagement, the coach and client have conversations about coaching, ethics, and the parameters of the relationship. Even the ethics, parameters, and agreement call for coach training.

Coaching and the Transformed Workplace

Center for Coaching

One of the great ways to do it is by enlisting the help of coaches. Having a live, trained coach is a truly transforming experience, where the coach relies on the clients to be experts of their own lives. What Does Coaching Do? What does coaching mean for the workplace?

Top 10 Criteria for Selecting Coach Training

Center for Coaching

What is your top criteria for selecting a coach training program? To help you select the best coach training programs, we asked business leaders and CEOs this question for their best recommendations. Strong Focus on Group and Team Coaching. Coaching That Always Instills Optimism.

Increasing Employee Engagement Through Connection and Coaching

Speaker: Stacy Berg Jackson, CPC, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, M.Ed, Thought Partner, Coach, Consultant

Join Stacy Jackson as she shares insights and information about what employees want and need in order to be able to show up and perform as their best selves. She’ll also explore connection and coaching strategies your organization can implement to increase employee engagement.

Success and Magic of Executive Coaching

Center for Coaching

How does that relate to coaching the executive? These are some of the questions addressed in the chapter on Success and Magic of Executive Coaching in Coaching Perspectives VIII. These are often questions that plague coaches who attempt to coach executives so this insight empowers upgrading your success. What is the foundation upon which to build a successful coaching program for the individual executive? By Wayne L. Anderson . Wayne L. Anderson.

9 Reasons Coach Training, Competency, and Ethics Matter

Center for Coaching

Why should coaches be trained and accountable to a code of ethics? To help you understand why ethics matter to coach training and competency, we asked coaching professionals and business leaders this question for their best insights. Dottie Rice, BCPCLC, Aloft Life Coaching.

Thriving Coaching Businesses

Center for Coaching

Thriving as a coaching business. I think of thriving in two different ways: one is coaches having a thriving business and the other is clients the coaches serve thriving. Coaching is more important than ever to people and to thrive as a coach and help others means being found.

The Impact of Coaching

Center for Coaching

How have you seen leaders change through coaching? To help you recognize how coaching can change leaders, we asked experienced coaches and business leaders this question for their best insights. Here are 10 ways coaching impacts leaders: Leaders Gain Empathy from Coaching.

HR Benchmark Report: How to Recruit, Coach & Develop Teams

Do you really want a team of all-stars? Instead of trying to hire all Type A high performers, research shows it’s much more effective to hire a mix of personalities. In this report, Paycor will explain why and how to go about assembling, coaching, and developing effective teams at work.

11 Tips for New Coaches on Getting Clients

Center for Coaching

If a new coach wants clients, what do you recommend they do? To help new coaches secure clients, we asked experienced coaches and business leaders this question for their best ideas. Here are 11 tips for new coaches on getting clients: Develop Your Value Proposition.

A Deeper Dive into Coaching Competence

Center for Coaching

The efficacy of coaching is dependent on the skill of the coach and the commitment of the client to create their own meaningful change. This in terms supports the coach communicating with the client using words that work for the client.

Are you kidding me? 3 Crazy Claims about Coaching

Center for Coaching

Any coach can effectively coach any client. Coaches give advice and suggestions. An untrained coach is someone who wants to help people without the expertise to serve in that role. Any coach can effectively coach any client.


Center for Coaching

Whether seeking to understand coaching, getting started as a coach, or further refining advanced coaching skills, acronyms are an easy way to remember important things. . As a starting point for professional coaches, the ICF’s 11 Core Competencies of a Coach outline the skills and their PCC Markers are the specific behaviors that demonstrate the skills. C.O.A.C.H.I.N.G. A = Coaching Presence. By Cathy Liska.

Agile Feedback: The Secret Weapon of Successful Organizations

Speaker: Angie Wideman-Powell, Director of Human Resources, ClearCompany

As companies make this culture shift, they need to be prepared to deliver feedback in an agile manner that provides employees with necessary corrective feedback in real-time. Managers will likely require coaching on how to provide employees with meaningful feedback in a professional and effective way. Join ClearCompany Director of Human Resources Angie Wideman-Powell to learn how to implement a consistent feedback loop and how it will improve employee performance and engagement.

Three Phases of Coaching Agreements

Center for Coaching

An agreement for a coaching relationship is called for in both the Code of Ethics and the Core Competencies of a coach from the International Coaching Federation, ICF. An agreement happens in three phases: An initial conversation with a client on what coaching is and is not.

Focus on Coaching Outcomes With 15Five’s Coaching Hub


Our blended learning solution Transform is designed to drive business results through skills-based manager coaching. But in order for coaching to actually be effective, people need to actually show up, and making that happen can be a challenge. For Coaching Participants.

Should You Give Advice or Coach?

The People Equation

Should you offer advice or coach them? Should you coach if you’re not a leader? Peer Communication at Work: Advice versus Coaching. All colleagues can be coaches, not just leaders. 3 Ways to Informally Coach a Colleague. The post Should You Give Advice or Coach?

Coaching is a Perk with the Job

Center for Coaching

Increasingly when applying, interviewing, and negotiating for a position, candidates are savvy and ask to have coaching included as part of the package. One of the common ways they are doing this is with team, group, and individual coaching.

How To Create A Remote Workplace Culture That Keeps Employees Connected & Engaged

Speaker: Heidi Lynne Kurter, Workplace Culture Consultant & Leadership Coach

This pandemic has forced companies into the digital revolution faster than they could prepare. As managers try to navigate this new normal, they are challenged with knowing how to show up and keep their team engaged and productive. In this webinar, Heidi Lynne Kurter, Workplace Culture Consultant & Leadership Coach, will be speaking with us about how to efficiently conduct business virtually.

Collaboration for ADHD Parent Coaching

Center for Coaching

The Center for Coaching Certification is pleased to collaborate PTS Coaching where the ADHD Parent Coach program is offered by Cindy Goldrich, Ed. Collaboration for ADHD Parent Coaching. The ADHD Parent Coach program teaches the science and latest research on ADHD.

Group Coaching Enhances Opportunities

Center for Coaching

In addition to group or team coaching serving clients well, it is a smart business move because it adds to the options and grows your client base as a coach. Group coaching is an amazing opportunity based on the niche of the coach. What is the potential?

The ROI of Coaching: Building a Business Case for Leadership & Manager Coaching 


That’s where coaching comes in. What is leadership coaching? Research shows that leaders who receive coaching are more effective and satisfied in their jobs. Coaching can help them become more self-aware and improve their interpersonal and critical thinking skills.

Coaching Competency – A Power Tool Requiring Skill Development

Center for Coaching

Coaching has an average return on investment of 600% The number is astounding and the reason for that value is because coaching develops individuals, clients, at an advanced level. It is almost funny that some say coach training is unnecessary.

Continuous Improvement - Flipping the Script on Your Coaching Culture

Speaker: Jordan George, Director, Leadership & Talent Development

Practical advice for gradually (and successfully) shifting your coaching culture towards one of continuous improvement. Folding a fitted sheet. A slow internet connection. Tangled earphones. Stepping in chewing gum…while wearing a brand new pair of shoes.

Coaching Ethics Demonstrated with the Affirmation Story

Center for Coaching

In addition to the opening session and affirmation story taught in the Certified Professional Coach program aligning with the competencies as explored in the previous blog post, the process also aligns with the ICF’s Coaching Code of Ethics. Center for Coaching Certification ethics IC

Managers as Coaches: How To Get Started


When you think about it, the role of a coach can be defined in the exact same way. It’s important to have managers as coaches in order to better understand the unique strengths of each individual worker. Why is a coaching perspective important? .

Beginning a Coaching Relationship

Center for Coaching

There are many approaches to starting a coaching relationship. Some coaches have an intake process, some start with an assessment, some invest the time in their client to explore the client’s interests. The post Beginning a Coaching Relationship first appeared on CCC Blog.

Being a Confident Coach

Center for Coaching

A successful coaching engagement occurs when the coach and client are both confident in the coach, confident in the coaching process, and confident in the client. When the coach is confident in themselves, it will show for the client.

Using AI to Enhance the Candidate and Employee Experience

Speaker: Jeanne Meister, Founding Partner, Future Workplace

Future Workplace Founder Jeanne Meister will be sharing the latest research and use cases on the deployment of AI in HR so you can understand how artificial intelligence will impact, transform and enhance the candidate and employee experience.