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? [...]

By |2019-12-17T11:47:00-05:00December 17th, 2019|Coach Training|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2019-11-19T12:45:31-05:00November 19th, 2019|Coach Training|0 Comments

The 5 Myths that Keep Leaders from Coaching Their Employees

Marcia Reynolds, PsyD, MCC Training Director for the Healthcare Coaching Institute I teach coaching skills to leaders around the world. In class, they agree that they need to coach their employees more often. Then when I have following group coaching sessions to support their growth, most give the same old excuses for not practicing. Sometimes [...]

By |2018-12-21T10:00:27-05:00December 14th, 2016|Training Leaders to be Coaches|0 Comments

Road Map for Earning an ICF Credential

Our colleague, Svetlana Chumakova, founder and president of the International Academy of Coaching in Moscow, Russia, shared this wonderful chart with me. She graciously offered to share it with the ACTO members. I hope you can find it a useful tool to share with your students. You can meet Svetlana in person at the ACTO [...]