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ICF Foundation’s Ignite Initiative Earns Power of A Silver Award

2020-08-06T20:52:57+00:00August 6th, 2020|Blog|

Pro bono coaching initiative recognized by American Society of Association Executives for demonstrating the power of community support and engagement.   Lexington, Kentucky, USA—The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) has recognized the International Coaching Federation Foundation with a Silver Award in its 2020 Power of A Awards program.   ASAE created the Power of [...]

2019 Gift of Coaching Winners

2020-07-31T19:57:09+00:00July 31st, 2020|Blog|

In a time when the future has never seemed less certain, our work with communities has never been more important. However, it is moments like these that coaches are made for. The world needs coaches and coaching more than ever. As ICF coaches, we are made for this moment. We celebrate the investments you have [...]

Join ICF Foundation in support of One ICF

2020-06-05T18:22:18+00:00June 5th, 2020|Blog|

As I watch around the globe the pain and cries for change, I find myself reflecting on the issues of Racism and Systemic Inequality. As an ethnic minority, as a former leader of corporate diversity efforts and as someone who specializes in coaching people of color, I have been personally passionate to use my own [...]

Scaling Impact: Providing coaching services to the social profit sector

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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 [...]

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