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 [...]

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 [...]

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