Are you too young to coach?

Thrive Global

When I started my coaching journey, I was met by a lot of negativity. Maybe it was due to my youthful face, but many people told me that I was too young to coach. I could easily have been put off and stayed working in my law firm. So, how do you deal with the naysayers?

Coaching Competencies Engage Coaching Clients

Center for Coaching

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.

Online Coaching Supplants Traditional Methods

HR Daily Advisor

On-the-job training, or OJT, is a practice as old as the wheel, and it hasn’t been until recently that technology has caught up with it. The benefits of online coaching are in its versatility, flexibility of use, and accessibility.

Understanding a Coaching Client and Their Objectives

Center for Coaching

Prior to engaging a new client, start by establishing a common understanding of the coaching relationship. During the coaching, the coach uses what they learned in coaching certification to be present to and understand their client as an individual.

Coaching vs. Therapy – Referring Coaching Clients with Mental Illness

Workplace Psychology

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal, titled “Executive Coach or Therapist? It’s Getting Harder to Tell the Difference” (Bindley, 2019) again renews the debate about the blurred line between where coaching ends and where therapy begins.

Coaching and a Coaching Culture Differentiated

Center for Coaching

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.

Coaching Works. Here’s Why.

ATD Human Capital

The coaching industry is booming. In the last 10 years, membership of the International Coach Federation (ICF) has more than tripled. Estimates put the number of professional coach practitioners worldwide at more than 50,000 and growing.

Make Training More Impactful With Peer-Based Learning

HR Bartender

I know this will sound really weird coming from someone who designs and delivers training for a living but, all learning opportunities do not have to be training. In fact, training can have a greater impact when it’s delivered in concert with other learning opportunities.

Moving Toward A Coaching Leadership Style

Everwise

Effective leadership techniques have evolved over the last decades, and continue to become more refined. Though the workplace hierarchy is still alive in most organizations, the way leaders relate to their reports has changed to keep up with the times and make employees more productive.

becoming a better presenter

O.C. Tanner

Jerry Seinfeld once said, “Speaking in front of a crowd is the number one fear of the average person. This means to the average person, if you’re at a funeral, you’re better off in the casket than the one doing the eulogy.”.

Facing the Challenge of Coaching for All Starts with Our Own Education

Center for Coaching

In the first blog we highlighted the challenge and possible obstacles to expanding the reach of coaching. We got started with learning more by reviewing definitions. Let’s take that learning deeper. Facing the Challenge of Coaching.

Motivating Your Client in Coaching

Center for Coaching

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. Notice that the goal depends on someone else.

Co-Create the Coaching Relationship

Center for Coaching

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. Ask what the coachee wants specifically. Consulting and coaching.

Co-Creating the Relationship for Engaging Coaching Clients

Center for Coaching

In the previous blog we focused on the application of the first category and first two competencies of the 11 Core Competencies from the International Coach Federation , ICF. Co-Creating the Relationship. Coaching Presence.

New at Making Presentations? Check out these Tips from the Pros

The People Equation

You’ve been asked to make a presentation at a meeting and it’s not something you do every day. It’s especially nerve-wracking if there are people in the audience you want to impress. It’s scary; what if there are jerks in the audience who want to trip you up?

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How does coaching fit into your career?

Center for Coaching

In my previous career as a Project and Test Manager for a defense contractor, my impression of coaching certification is that it had limited use. The defense world is so rigid, it is rare to see individual employees empowered. The experience and insight with the coaching are powerful.

Book Review – Compass: Your Guide For Leadership Development And Coaching

Workplace Psychology

[From CCL’s description of the book]: An essential book on leadership development and coaching, Compass is the go-to reference to help you—and the people you develop—provide the leadership needed in any circumstance to galvanize teams, groups and entire organizations.

Coaching Postgraduates on Writer’s Block

Center for Coaching

Thesis writing is one of the hardest tasks a postgraduate student will undertake. A good coach will support their students effectively throughout the process to make thesis writing easier. Coaches can ask questions on how they want to structure and plan out a thesis or essay.

I’m a new coach…How do I market myself?

Center for Coaching

Start with the basics. Setting up social media profiles and a website are, in today’s world, the equivalents of listing your business in a telephone directory. The social media profiles and the website demonstrate to people that you really are in business.

Communicating with Coaches

HRExecutive

Norma Nielsen dove right into a serious topic to launch Day Two of the International Coaching Federation’s ICF Converge 2017 meeting (held Aug. 23 – 26 at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C.). What sort of information should coaches share with HR?

Marketing Tips for Wellness Coaches and Trainers

Center for Coaching

Marketing Tips for Wellness Coaches and Trainers. Wellness coaching is a field that is gaining a lot of popularity today. The busy kind of lifestyle people are living today exposes many people to conditions which unhealthy. link]. by Tom Jankowski, info@ptcert.co.uk.

Peer to Peer Learning: Why It Should Be Part of Your Training Strategy

HR Bartender

Co-workers play a huge role in the employee experience. An increasing number of organizations include peers in the hiring process so candidates can meet some of their co-workers. Another aspect of the employee experience that we don’t talk about much is peer to peer learning.

Marketing Plan Outline for a Coaching Business

Center for Coaching

Provided as an outline for you to write your marketing plan for your coaching business, this includes areas to cover and explanations on what to include. . Market Size and Demand – include information on the potential client base and demand for your services and sales patterns.

Why The Manager-as-Coach Approach Works to Increase Employee Engagement

FlashPoint

Managers can develop and engage employees by learning coaching skills. Let’s start with a question: When people present a problem to you as a manager, how do you respond? CoachingPhoto by Maxime Lebrun on Unsplash.

Your Guide to Celebrating Online Learning Week

Cornerstone On Demand

Start learning through Cornerstone's free online learning portal here. The skills gap is growing. Businesses with strong learning cultures are 52 percent more productive and 92 percent more likely to innovate. Want to maintain a learning mindset.

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Why Blended Learning Works Best for Some Companies

Rallyware for Human Resources

Classroom training is dead. ELearning is the only effective tool for today’s learners. Does it mean that older approaches are really outdated and don’t contribute to the learning success anymore? Blended learning: its essence and tips to make it work.

Why Electricians Need Proper Professional Coaching?

Career Metis

Thinking of getting yourself indulged in the professional electrician coaching? But at the same moment of the time, you are confused about the same? Come along with me and get into it to know the answers of every likely question that may come into your mind. .

How to stop caring about what other people may be thinking

Thrive Global

Wouldn’t life be much better if we could brush off others’ opinions of us like a piece of unwanted fluff on a jacket? Who is the star of the show? It is the same with everyone in this world. The most thought they will give you might be a split second, if at all.

3 Key Learnings From HCI’s 2018 Performance Coaching & Development Conference

Reflektive

Human Capital Institute’s popular performance management event in Chicago underwent a bit of a face lift this year starting with a new name: the HCI Performance Coaching & Development Conference. Part of the evolution within performance management has been a change in how we talk about it within the space,” said Kara Schott, SVP of Events & Content Development at HCI. “We Here are some other key takeaways from the annual event. It paid off. "You

Coaching in your Learning and Development Program

Gyrus

The Role of Coaching in your Learning and Development Program. As summer winds down, and the intense heat we have been experiencing here in Virginia starts to subside, it can only mean one thing. The full gauntlet of college football officially kicks off this weekend!

Ep. 1: Past, present and future of employee communication

Davis & Company

In each episode, you’ll join experts as they explore the best ways to communicate with today’s workforce. 1: Past, present and future of employee communication. Our communication experts joined the podcast party! Alyssa: With the Davy Crockett hat? We're the experts.

How Training Empowers Expertise, Compliance, and Sales in Pharma

Rallyware for Human Resources

The pharmaceutical industry continues to face many challenges, both familiar and novel. Companies are heavily regulated by the government and must adhere to several guidelines to ensure the safety and efficacy of their products. Three key areas to constantly train and develop.

Harvard’s First Executive Coaching Case Study Features Birkman

Birkman International

Harvard's First Executive Coaching Case Study Features Birkman. The conference provided an opportunity for them to meet and hear from hundreds of thought leaders in the medical and psychological sciences, with a focus on positive psychology.

How to Make Sure You Choose a Right Online Course?

Career Metis

Online courses run the show at the educational market today. With the only difference: When buying yogurt, for example, you know from its collar what’s there inside. More than that, the term “online course” itself doesn’t have any specific definition.

Why Limited Feedback Points Are Crucial in Corporate Coaching.

The HR Capitalist

You're a coach in the corporate world. I'm assuming you're good at what you do and have what it takes from a Subject Matter Expertise perspective to coach effectively. So allow me to tell you where you're going to #### it up: You're going to give your coaching recipient 10 things to think about the next time they perform the subject of your coaching. They had access to facilities/tools to practice the skill in question.