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Scaling Impact: Providing coaching services to the social profit sector

By |2019-08-19T20:12:07+00:00July 1st, 2019|Blog|

I was certified as an Integral Master Coach with Integral Coaching Canada in 2014 and quickly set about becoming certified with the International Coach Federation (ICF), an organization that brings credibility and professionalism to the coaching community. My passion is working in the social profit sector of high-performance sport and ironically, for many of my [...]

The Generous Heart of Coaching

By |2019-08-19T20:14:44+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Blog|

Over a century ago, a social activist in the United States named Lily Hardy Hammond wrote: “You don’t pay love back; you pay it forward.” Reflect on the teachers, mentors, family, friends, colleagues who’ve loved you and helped you on your coaching journey. When I do, I see the faces and hear the voices of [...]

ICF Foundation 2019 Strategic Plans

By |2019-08-19T20:19:50+00:00March 18th, 2019|Blog|

Our Board of Trustees recently convened for our annual in-person meeting in St. Pete Beach, Florida, USA. We are excited about our strategies for this year. Learn more below about the plans and progress of our goals! Learn more here: https://vimeo.com/325056253

2018 Gift of Coaching Awards

By |2018-09-14T20:59:49+00:00September 14th, 2018|Blog|

Has your chapter conducted a pro bono coaching initiative prior to the start of 2018? If so, the ICF Foundation encourages you to apply for The Gift of Coaching Awards. The Gift of Coaching Awards recognize and celebrate ICF Chapters with impactful pro bono coaching initiatives making a difference in their communities and the world. [...]

How Can We Expand Access to Coaching?

By |2018-07-30T20:24:29+00:00July 30th, 2018|Blog|

As coaches, we know how powerful and impactful coaching can be. We see how our clients become more effective, more impactful, more centered, more fulfilled and happy. For those clients who are working inside organizations, their coaching may translate into better business decisions, more effective communication with teams and peers, more profitable partnerships with customers [...]

Selfish Acts of Kindness

By |2018-07-17T01:14:29+00:00June 29th, 2018|Blog|

Why I share selfish acts of kindness When I began to coach professionally, my first clients were on pro-bono bases. At the time, I wanted to accumulate enough hours for my ICF Associate accreditation and build my coaching capabilities. As a result, I was not focused on incurring revenue. Yet, my first paying client gave [...]

The Personal Benefits of Giving

By |2018-07-17T01:14:29+00:00June 14th, 2018|Blog|

There are many quotes and life mottos that shape our ideas around giving our time. The great Winston Churchill said, "We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give". The ICF Foundation is pleased to share a recent article featured in Coaching World that shares the personal benefits [...]

Igniting Impact – Using Data to Create Social Change

By |2018-07-17T01:14:29+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Blog|

Knowing what makes a difference, makes all the difference. Daily, we are bombarded with disappointing and sad news from around the world.  On the surface, it's easy to create a generalized perception of why these events are occurring, and to whom they are occurring. I’d like to take moment to encourage you to look deeper. [...]

International Coach Federation Staff Gives Back During International Coaching Week

By |2018-07-17T01:14:29+00:00May 18th, 2018|Press Releases|

On May 9, 2018, staff members from the International Coach Federation’s Global Headquarters in Lexington, Kentucky, USA, spent a portion of their work day volunteering for two local organizations as part of ICF’s International Coaching Week (ICW) celebration. Launched in 1999, ICW is a week-long celebration that educates the public about the value of working [...]

ICF Foundation Strategic Plans

By |2018-07-17T01:14:29+00:00May 4th, 2018|Blog|

The ICF Foundation Board of Trustees recently gathered to begin work on future strategies. Our mission to connect and equip professional coaches and organizations to accelerate and amplify impact on social progress through coaching moved thru all our plans and strategies. Learn more from our Trustees about the plans here: https://vimeo.com/267994869

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