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危机 When written in Chinese, the word ‘crisis’ is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity. The COVID19 pandemic is forcing us to pause. If we are willing, we might find new perspectives, new beginnings and a paradigm shift in how we engage with our work and world. Coach training schools are no exception. The obvious response has been to move the training online. Nothing wrong with that. However, that [...]

By |March 19th, 2020|Categories: Coach Training|2 Comments

President’s Message: February 2020

Last month I shared that all of us at ACTO have a huge opportunity to shape our thinking for the future of coach education together. ACTO is YOUR coach training organization and the Board of Directors and committee chairs want to continue to serve you in support of ACTO's mission: We cultivate best practices and integrity in coach training through connection, collaboration, exploration and joy. On June 8-10, 2020 ACTO members and colleagues will come [...]

By |February 25th, 2020|Categories: ACTO|0 Comments

President’s Message: January 2020

As a trainer focused on neurodiversity, I frequently hear from individuals who are unable to gain full access to coach training because of their learning differences, in addition to facing racial, cultural, socioeconomic and other barriers that keep them from receiving quality coach education. That's not OK with me. How about you? ACTO is at a crossroads - bringing our history and successes forward while also embarking on a journey to create a "new" ACTO that [...]

By |January 28th, 2020|Categories: ACTO, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging|0 Comments

President’s Message: December 2019

Coaching Santa Claus I woke up this morning and for some reason, I began thinking about Santa Claus and all he has on his plate this month ... aside from cookies! Then I started to wonder if Santa Claus has a coach. You know, someone to cheer him on as the season of giving approaches? Santa needs motivation just like the rest of us, especially during stressful, busy times. He is certainly a good manager, organizing [...]

By |December 17th, 2019|Categories: Coach Training|1 Comment

President’s Message: November 2019

I hope that you have had an opportunity to review the Updated ICF Core Competency Model shared with all ICF accredited schools and attend one of the ICF webinars on the updates earlier this month. I imagine that many of you are wondering how your school will update, and adapt, your training programs to align with the new model. As the owner of a coach training school, I have been pondering this as well with [...]

By |November 19th, 2019|Categories: Coach Training|0 Comments
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