Reflections on the Future II

I am pleased to announce that I have asked Dr. Jim Vuocolo, MCC to serve as the Director of Training for ILCT and he has accepted.  Jim has been an incredible support and mentor during the past 4 years that I’ve been running ILCT, always bringing his expertise, clarity, and sense of humor

October 05th, 2016 by Amy Jones
Coach in Training: Questioning

By: Kim Green

Things are getting deep because the course is asking me to look within more than ever. Of course, there was more talk of bewildering acronyms, which started the first class, and I admit my mind shut down, as always. (I’ve got to work on that!) Then, Lynn happily told us

October 03rd, 2016 by Amy Jones

Change often provides a chance to look back as we celebrate the future possibilities, so I write this blog with mixed emotions.

For the past 9 years, I have had the pleasure of learning from, and working with, one of the early leaders in the coaching profession, Dr. Patrick Williams,

September 27th, 2016 by Amy Jones
Coach in Training: Paradigm Switches

By: Kim Green

All kinds of unintentional realizations are washing over me. Suddenly, I am a student, just like my 14-year old son, who is everything but a student. In order to encourage him to work harder (at least pick up a pencil), I boast about what a diligent student I was when I was

September 26th, 2016 by Amy Jones
Coach in Training: Coaching

By: Kim Green

Off and running.  I loved the second class. We learned what being a coach is and isn’t. Every word that Lynn spoke was exciting. I wanted to burst inside, feeling so hopeful for the world and all of the individuals who are courageous enough to seek out a coach. I was also

September 20th, 2016 by Amy Jones
Coach in Training: Our First Class

By: Kim Green

Although we will have 2 calls a week from now until sometime in February of 2017, for the first week, there was only one call. The call was yesterday and I can already feel my heart and mind churning. “Excitement“ was the buzzword. Everyone who had an opportunity to speak

September 14th, 2016 by Amy Jones
Coach in Training: Introduction

By: Kim Green

Hello.  There is one week before I jump into my training to become a Life Coach at ILCT. I am so pleased to be here. My name is Kim Green and I am a writer. I have always thought that the written word is all I had until coaching came along. I have secretly fantasized about

September 08th, 2016 by Amy Jones
Five Elemental Nurture

By: Elizabeth Saigal, Ph.D. CLC

Coaching catalyzes change and transformation. Fully engaging in this is much more challenging if you have a lifestyle that does not allow you to fully recharge and restore your energy levels. Because of this, coaches usually emphasize nurturing practices.

September 02nd, 2016 by Amy Jones
Coaching Experience Requirement Clarifications

Coaching credentials such as the ICF’s ACC and PCC, and the Center for Credentialing & Education’s BCC have requirements for both coach training and coaching experience. This post explores the requirements for what counts as coaching experience, especially in light of the recent changes

August 22nd, 2016 by Amy Jones
How to Build Confidence and Structure Out of Chaos and Fear

By: Michelle Armstrong, BCC

When I first started coaching I felt insecure because, while coaching is led by the clients' agenda, I felt like I needed to be able to lead and guide more if the client needed it, and more importantly for my own confidence as a coach. I knew I had everything

July 29th, 2016 by Amy Jones