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When a Niche Finds You– One Coach’s Journey

2020-11-25T17:45:18+00:00November 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Celebrating 10 years successfully serving midcareer professionals as an external coach, Monique Betty, PCC, ICF Florida, found that she was being drawn to a new niche of young professionals in Silicon Valley who were seeking her services. Initially, Betty was somewhat reluctant to serve this niche because of their limited years of workplace experience.  However, [...]

From Chance Offer to Enduring Relationship

2020-11-17T12:53:02+00:00November 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|

When ICF coach Ron de Vries’ child started school in Auckland, New Zealand, Ron visited the Principal to ask if they might find value in having coaching support. The Principal was intrigued by Ron’s offer to support their development and commented that it sounded like the support they receive from Springboard Trust. That generous offer [...]

Scholarship Intention: Making a Difference

2020-10-27T17:40:28+00:00October 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Today much of the world is still divided into classes, into more and less, into abundance and scarcity— based on intentional design or unintentional circumstances. In some places on this earth, it is a given, an established fact of scarcity. After all, where there is no water, there is no life. The way we have [...]

A Coaching Shift

2020-10-22T14:09:13+00:00October 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

2020 has been a year of disruption and change, leading so many of us into an existential crisis that has inspired taking stock and reflection.  This reflection has raised important and challenging questions like “what is my real purpose?”, “what is really important to me?” and “how can I have more of an impact and [...]

Applying Corporate World Leadership Coaching Strategies to the World of Education

2020-09-22T14:40:33+00:00September 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

“Going down the iceberg a bit” is a phrase used by Gai Foskett, MCC New Zealand, to describe her method for working one-on-one with her corporate coaching clients; and more recently, with her pro bono clients in the education setting. Applying corporate leadership strategies to coaching education leaders has become an effective approach for Foskett [...]

The Evolution of Coaching for Social Impact

2020-08-27T14:41:37+00:00August 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|

From Engaging Humanity Through Education, to Engaging Coaching for Humanity and the Planet: Since 2017, the Ignite Initiative has used the collective power of the ICF chapters’ pro bono projects to accelerate progress on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal #4 Education. Now the Ignite Initiative is evolving to a new phase of this work [...]

Coaching & Education: Your invitation to a wedding reception

2020-06-05T18:01:38+00:00May 26th, 2020|Blog|

Yes, a wedding reception. So often the talk is about coaching or education, but we don’t often see them truly united. What if there would be more talk around marrying the two? What would open up if we professional coaches joined our superpowers and lined up behind this common cause? If I carried on with [...]

Supporting Educators: A Worldwide Mission for Volunteer Coaches

2020-08-06T18:41:11+00:00April 28th, 2020|Blog|

Educators shape tomorrow’s society, and Christian Worth, PCC, France, is quite passionate about that truth. “I’ve seen my children going up or down with their education depending on the teacher they have had,” he explains.  It is this observation that motivated Worth’s involvement with the Coaching for Educators (C4E) nonprofit organization. Worth first learned about [...]

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