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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 [...]

Coaching for Social Impact – Using an “Ask” Approach to Reshape the Lives of Young Women in Kenya

2020-08-06T18:41:55+00:00April 15th, 2020|Blog|

I first went to Kenya in 2007 with a company called Accenture working on an eLearning program for nurses. Kenya quickly felt like home for me.  I spent the next decade visiting Kenya on and off, learning more about its culture and specific challenges as a developing country.  In 2017, while completing my coaching certification, [...]

Building the Bridges

2020-08-06T18:42:04+00:00March 30th, 2020|Blog|

“To have a foot in an activism movement, a foot in professional life, and a foot in different forums, we Coaches can really be a useful conduit and bridge,” noted Executive Coach Zoe Cohen, of Shine Coaching and Consultancy.  In recent years Zoe has taken steps to bring her personal passion regarding climate change to [...]

Coaching in Times of Crisis

2020-08-06T18:42:14+00:00March 10th, 2020|Blog|

As the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads across the globe, so do anxiety, confusion and negativity. Working as a Health Coach from Switzerland, where drastic measures have been imposed on individuals and businesses, has caused me to reflect and think about coaching in this “business as un-usual” time. The fears and negativity we are experiencing stem from [...]

Silencing the Unfair Critic

2020-08-06T18:42:25+00:00February 26th, 2020|Blog|

As coaches we assist people to become the best version of themselves, not what others want them to be. So many people get distracted away from achieving their best.  How can we enable people to stop this from happening, to start carving out the best version of themselves, and transform their own response to the [...]

Tell Us Your Story

2020-08-06T18:42:42+00:00January 29th, 2020|Blog|

Sharing your impact: Sharing, networking, and supporting the courage to extend our reach—our ICF Foundation Bloggers offer our readers ongoing stories  of successful societal progress efforts achieved through Coaching. We want to share your stories! We are  seeking guest bloggers who are willing to share their social-impact experiences.  Perhaps you’ve worked with an under-resourced population, [...]

Challenges for Coaches in a World Dominated by Short Attention Spans

2020-01-14T20:16:49+00:00January 14th, 2020|Blog|

Originally Posted on Coaching World, January 13,2020   Bill McCartney, a well-renowned football coach, once said, “All coaching is, is taking a player where he can’t take himself.”  Inevitably, this process takes some time. With the average attention span of most humans on a downward spiral, coaching, as a practice, is bound to be adversely [...]

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