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The path to mastery in coaching is a balanced act between polishing our skills and deepening our own self-awareness. Everyday, our challenge is to find the equilibrium between form and flow. Bottom line, coaching is a human-to-human experience and it is when we embrace this ongoing exercise of BECOMING that we can find our authentic place in the coaching process.

   

Episode 32 - Past and Present

May 16, 2022
 
Past and present. How much of each has a place in our coaching? What do we as coaches need to understand about this concept in order to remain in the role of coach? When does the past become an issue where another professional would serve the client better? An interesting and complex topic with ...

Episode 31 - The Place for Authenticity

May 4, 2022
 
What does being authentic really mean and why is it important in our work as coaches? We come to coaching to learn how to “do” coaching and find there’s so much more to this profession. It actually invites us to step into who we know ourselves to be, when at our best and to ...

Episode 30 - Sharing Information

April 15, 2022
 
What’s the distinction between sharing information and advising? There IS a substantial difference between the two. In this short conversation, we’ll use a potluck or buffet as a metaphor to help you understand the difference and how they relate to ...

Episode 29 - Mentoring

April 1, 2022
 
The ICF requires those applying for a credential to have 10 hours of mentor coaching. As mentor coaches, we’re required to provide support with skill development, personal development and business building. However, the 10 hours that are required by the ICF are specific to skill development. ...

Episode 28 - Curriculum Updates

March 16, 2022
 
In the effort to continue raising the quality of coaching our training programs provide and the professionalism of coaching, the ICF has implemented several changes, which in turn requires training schools to adhere to. The ACSTH and ACTP acronyms have been changed to Level 1 and Level 2 training ...

Episode 27 - Onboarding a Client

March 2, 2022
 
The onboarding process can be offered very differently by each of us, and it’s important that however you bring clients into your practice, you cover some fundamental principles. Understanding the complexity of the competency, establishes and maintains agreement will support newer coaches in ...

Episode 26 - Can you be a good coach without coaching training?

February 17, 2022
 
What makes a good coach? Someone who is present. Who provides a safe space for clients to do the work. Who listens “below the water line.’ Who can ask the questions that make one think/reflect. Who supports a client into action. The answer is yes, you can be a good coach should you ...

Episode 25 - Awareness

February 1, 2022
 
Clients come to the coaching session searching for a new insight, a new learning that will support them in moving forward. How can we coaches create that proper environment that fosters this awareness to come to the surface? Join us for this insightful ...

Episode 24 - Language

January 14, 2022
 
The not-as-talked-about partner of Listening, Language is the skill of how we communicate with our clients. It is the way we respond to what we have listened to. Verbal or non-verbal, the skill of Language is fundamental in creating the proper environment for the client’s development and ...

Episode 23 - Check In

December 20, 2021
 
As newer coaches, we become focused on learning how to structure our coaching sessions to make sure we support the client’s movement from the “here and Now” to the “there and then.” Understanding what’s most important about the concept on the broader scale, ...

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