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What I’ve Learned about Coaching members of the Military

2022-03-01T17:27:18+00:00February 15, 2022|Blog, Coaching for Social Impact|

Every year, approximately 200,000 men and women leave United States military service and return to life as civilians, a process known as the military to civilian transition. The Transition Assistance Program provides information, tools, and training to ensure service members and their spouses are prepared for the next step in civilian life.  However, what many had learned [...]

Welcome Two New Members To ICF Foundation Board of Trustees

2022-03-01T17:26:58+00:00January 31, 2022|Blog, ICF Foundation News|

Charged with the responsibilities of guiding and directing the strategic plans and goals for achieving the mission of the ICF Foundation (ICFF), nine individuals serve on the ICFF Board of Trustees (BOT).  They bring to their work a unique blend of experience and understanding to guide the passionate conviction that social change is accelerated and [...]

Building a Rich and Sustainable Pro Bono Coaching Program

2022-03-01T17:27:28+00:00January 15, 2022|Blog, Coaching for Social Impact|

The ICF Slovak Charter Chapter, which began in 2007 with seven members, has grown to nearly 100 members in 2021. In the early years, they focused on basic services and creating awareness of: professional coaching; ICF core competencies & ethics; and ICF credentials. Now the group is reaching out to other countries, chapters, and organizations, [...]

Unleashing the Power of Generosity– #GivingTuesday

2022-03-01T17:27:39+00:00November 29, 2021|Blog, ICF Foundation News|

For the last nine years, the global generosity movement has been growing each year under the umbrella of Global Giving Tuesday.  The ICF Foundation has participated in that movement for more than five years raising awareness about the need for positive social impact in our society today. Global Giving Tuesday is an international nonprofit network [...]

Foundation’s Converge Session Inspires New ICF Member

2022-03-01T17:16:07+00:00November 16, 2021|Blog|

For many Coaches new to ICF membership, their first step is to learn as much as they can about their professional organization.  New member Lynne Melis, ACC, ICF South Africa Charter Chapter, is no exception.  When her chapter pulled her name from a “lucky draw” to be one of four sponsored members to attend Converge [...]

Coaching Compassionate Leaders Must Start Early

2022-03-01T17:16:49+00:00October 30, 2021|Blog|

Leaders come and go, but the ones that make the most profound difference are those that lead with a compassionate heart. Although genuine, proactive compassion ideally begins in childhood, adult leaders may tap into their compassionate hearts with the skilled support of a compassion-focused Leadership Coach. For many beginning leaders, those compassionate hearts may have [...]

COACHING FOR SOCIAL IMPACT: HOW TO GET STARTED

2021-09-17T11:04:26+00:00September 17, 2021|Blog, Ignite|

Pandemics, climate change, refugee crises – doesn’t it seem like the world needs coaching more than ever?  This is a great time to start coaching for social impact.  Here is our primer on how to start: What is Coaching for Social Impact? Coaching for social impact means to amplify and accelerate systemic change in the [...]

Fempower coaching: together we move forward

2021-09-07T12:50:21+00:00August 30, 2021|Blog|

 “ I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”  Maya Angelou I personally have a better insight about coaching through the above quote from the great American poet. I feel that through coaching, anyone could have that sudden [...]

Coaching for Social Impact Pro Bono Project: Many Hopes

2022-03-01T17:29:13+00:00August 15, 2021|Blog, Coaching for Social Impact, Social Impact Leader|

The ICF Foundation believes the global effectiveness of social system change organizations increases with professional coaching. As coaching clients gather new insight, they sometimes influence others around them, like a pebble tossed into a pond, creating an expanding circle around them (O’Connor & Cavanagh, 2013). Our overall intent is to partner with organizations that are [...]

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