The Importance of Earning a Coaching Credential You’ve become a coach! Congratulations on joining a rewarding and rapidly growing profession. One of the most important decisions you’ll need to make is whether to earn a coaching credential. This was a very important decision in my coaching development and I have achieved and maintained my PCC […]
All vision jokes aside, it’s time to think forward and be looking with clarity into 2020. I’ve been hearing and reading a lot about the traditional exercise of creating new year’s resolutions. On our local radio station, there was a report about a study that said 6% of New Year’s resolutions only last until the […]
Positive Psychology is Good for Coaching Part 4 of 4: The Goals Doctor is In! As a coach, I call myself a “goals doctor.” People seek out coaching for different reasons. Some come when they need help making progress toward their goals because they are stuck, overwhelmed or unsure about what they want to do. A […]
Positive Psychology is good for Coaching Part 1 of 4: Coaches Need Positive Psychology If you are a good coach, you are a Positive Psychology practitioner. You work to form trusting relationships, you build a close rapport and you are driven to help clients move forward to achieve a set of meaningful goals. You use […]
Although the focus of each mentoring session is on the coaching skills, in my experience as a mentor I have found it necessary to go past the coaching skills and touch the “who”, the “being” of that coach.
Personally, the ICF Competencies and the IAC Masteries are the “bible” for my mentoring sessions. I grab them and hold on to them to save me from pretty much any situation. They have become my “come from” and “go to” place, which I can always revert back to.