All entries in News & Reflections from ILCT

Credentialing and Congratulations!

There is a lot of confusion when it comes to credentialing and certification in the coaching profession -- ironic given that coaching is, in part, about working with our clients to gain greater clarity. While there currently are no states which require a coach to hold a credential or a

May 18th, 2015 by Amy Jones
The Water Bearer, a Teaching Story

A key task of coaching can be learning to love ourselves so that we’re available to love others and to receive love. In the teaching story below, the water bearer learns how love can turn flaws into gifts through acceptance.

A water bearer in India had two large pots, which hung on each

February 06th, 2015 by Amy Jones
ILCT Faculty in the News

We know our faculty at The Institute for Life Coach Training are incredible. Obviously others agree...

Senior faculty Lynn Meinke, PCC, has been asked by the Philadelphia Chapter of the International Coach Federation to conduct a year-long series on the Core Competencies, one of her true

February 02nd, 2015 by Amy Jones

The holidays are quickly approaching, times of celebrations, but also times of stress. But they don’t have to be.

ILCT’s From Stressed to Best course will provide you with the tools to understand how our Personality Type creates predictable and reversible stress patterns in our lives,

October 24th, 2014 by Amy Jones
What are ILCT courses like?

The majority of our courses are taught through teleconferences, meaning that you call into a specific telephone number, enter an access code, and join your instructor and fellow students in an interactional and often lively discussion during set times for each class. The classes are fun,

October 16th, 2014 by Amy Jones
Being a Coach: Reflections from ILCT Italy

By: Dr. Laura Cuttica Talice MCC, Director of The Institute for Life Coach Training, Italy

Coaching is a profession that fulfills everyone’s needs. The coach is fulfilled by learning a new job that will let her help her clients along their personal growth while they learn to have

September 15th, 2014 by Amy Jones
Kite Flying: Reflections from Long Beach Island

By Ellen Neiley Ritter, Ph.D., BCC

It occurred to me, as I watched two children getting ready to fly their kite, that this form of play represents the essence of life. We buy kites with dreams of flying high, imagining the possibilities -- of reaching the sky, exploring new worlds,

August 27th, 2014 by Amy Jones

The End of Bad Leadership

By: Patrick Williams

Leaders everywhere are in disrepute. What can we do to end bad leadership when our jobs depend on putting up with incompetent or even unethical bosses?

“Being a leader has become a mantra. It is a presumed path to money and power; a medium for achievement, both

June 27th, 2014 by Amy Jones
Enhancing your Coach Education with Self-Directed Courses

So, you are enrolled in a coach training program with the aim of becoming a certified coach. Or you are seeking continuing education and professional development opportunities to maintain your coach credential. What courses are available to meet your needs?

At The Institute for Life Coach

May 29th, 2014 by Amy Jones
Evolution of a Profession: Competencies, Credentialing, and Ethics

By Dr. Patrick Williams, MCC

As the profession of coaching (and all its specialties) has grown globally the last many years, its evolution has and must contain a body of knowledge of evidence based competencies and ethical standards. These are necessary ingredients for a profession to be

May 19th, 2014 by Amy Jones