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Finding Fulfillment – Not Burnout – through Pro Bono Coaching

By |2019-02-14T15:33:31+00:00February 14th, 2019|Blog|

It’s easy to set goals at the beginning of a new year; it’s even easier to get one month into the year and feel overwhelmed and burnt out.  Maybe one of your goals is to devote more time to pro bono coaching, but how to balance it all? We talked with coach Teodora Kamenova, PCC, [...]

Ignite – to set in motion

By |2019-01-31T16:37:08+00:00January 31st, 2019|Blog|

The ICF Foundation’s Ignite Initiative spread around the globe in 2018. In line with the Foundation’s mission to connect and equip professional coaches and organizations, thirty-five zealous ICF chapters conducted meaningful projects that accelerated and amplified social progress through coaching. These projects were in support of United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goal #4, Education. Coaches [...]

2019 Board of Trustees Announced

By |2019-01-15T17:10:10+00:00January 15th, 2019|Blog|

After an incredible 2018, we are thrilled to announce the members of our 2019 executive leadership team. These leaders will guide us through the next year as we continue to pursue our mission of accelerating and amplifying the impact on social progress through coaching. Morel Fourman, CEO and principal consultant for Gaiasoft, will serve as [...]

2018 Reflections from the ICF Foundation

By |2019-01-03T18:19:15+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Blog|

As the new year approaches and many begin to reflect on the past 12 months, you may be asking yourself “What did I accomplish?” or “What do the next 12 months look like?” ICF Foundation Trustee Morel Fourman reflects on the work the Foundation has completed, looks towards the future and shares what inspires him [...]

3 Ways Charitable Giving Can Improve Your Life

By |2018-11-27T15:25:40+00:00November 27th, 2018|Blog|

In the spirit of celebrating the ICF Foundation’s #GivingTuesday efforts, we’d like to share how charitable giving not only benefits the organization you give to, but it also creates a multitude of benefits to, the giver. Here are three ways that charitable giving can positively impact your life: 1) Make You Feel Happier and Allow [...]

Understanding and Applying the ICF Core Competencies to Your Nonprofit Work

By |2018-11-13T16:05:28+00:00November 13th, 2018|Blog|

As the director of a nonprofit and a volunteer coach for other nonprofits, I know it can be hard to keep the ICF Core Competencies at the forefront of your coaching when trying to help others. Clients seek coaching to optimize their lives, whether it’s to get unstuck, improve performance and/or increase self-confidence. At times, [...]

Lessons in Pro Bono Coaching from ICF Mexico

By |2018-11-06T16:03:21+00:00November 6th, 2018|Blog|

When you start pro bono coaching work, you will quickly realize that enthusiasm and high spirits are not enough to make an impact on your clients.  In my case, this is the story of how ICF Mexico overcame challenges and built a pro bono coaching structure that became able to generate critical mass by providing [...]

Life Coach Training Creates Positive Change for Local Non-Profits

By |2018-10-18T14:45:45+00:00October 18th, 2018|Blog|

The ICF Foundation’s mission is to connect and equip professional coaches and organizations to accelerate social progress through coaching. The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Professional Life Coaching Certificate (PLCC) program participants are doing just this; each year, part of the program requirements for students is to complete a passion project of their choosing. Many students choose [...]