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Why I Love Coaching Social Leaders… and You Should Too!

2020-08-27T14:50:49+00:00May 2, 2019|Blog|

Why did we become coaches? Most of us did so to improve others’ lives, right? I sure did! That’s why I have dedicated most of my career to coaching social leaders. Who are social leaders, you may ask? Social leaders are people or organizations who dedicate their lives to making this a better world. They [...]

Give the Gift of Coaching

2019-04-23T18:15:40+00:00April 23, 2019|Blog|

From March 21-23 in Dublin, Ireland, 170 ICF volunteers from around the world gathered to meet, share, celebrate, and learn from one another. The ICF Foundation was present, leading conversations on accelerating and amplifying social progress through coaching. We asked the question “What is coaching’s greatest possibility for humanity and the planet?” Coach leaders shared [...]

Finding Fulfillment – Not Burnout – through Pro Bono Coaching

2019-02-14T15:33:31+00:00February 14, 2019|Blog|

It’s easy to set goals at the beginning of a new year; it’s even easier to get one month into the year and feel overwhelmed and burnt out.  Maybe one of your goals is to devote more time to pro bono coaching, but how to balance it all? We talked with coach Teodora Kamenova, PCC, [...]

Ignite – to set in motion

2019-01-31T16:37:08+00:00January 31, 2019|Blog|

The ICF Foundation’s Ignite Initiative spread around the globe in 2018. In line with the Foundation’s mission to connect and equip professional coaches and organizations, thirty-five zealous ICF chapters conducted meaningful projects that accelerated and amplified social progress through coaching. These projects were in support of United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goal #4, Education. Coaches [...]

3 Ways Charitable Giving Can Improve Your Life

2018-11-27T15:25:40+00:00November 27, 2018|Blog|

In the spirit of celebrating the ICF Foundation’s #GivingTuesday efforts, we’d like to share how charitable giving not only benefits the organization you give to, but it also creates a multitude of benefits to, the giver. Here are three ways that charitable giving can positively impact your life: 1) Make You Feel Happier and Allow [...]

Understanding and Applying the ICF Core Competencies to Your Nonprofit Work

2018-11-13T16:05:28+00:00November 13, 2018|Blog|

As the director of a nonprofit and a volunteer coach for other nonprofits, I know it can be hard to keep the ICF Core Competencies at the forefront of your coaching when trying to help others. Clients seek coaching to optimize their lives, whether it’s to get unstuck, improve performance and/or increase self-confidence. At times, [...]

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