Coach Experience Requirements Revisited

Coaching credentials such as the ICF’s ACC and PCC, and the Center for Credentialing & Education’s BCC have requirements for both coach training hours and coaching experience, and they change periodically. In an attempt to stay current, this post updates previous ones to summarize the requirements for what counts as coaching experience as of September 2021.

September 27th, 2021 by Amy Jones
30-Day Gratitude Challenge

By: Kim Anthony

"Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow." – Melody Beattie

Studies show that the more you express gratitude, the more appreciative, healthier and happier you will inevitably become.  Science, is also proving that a

March 24th, 2020 by Amy Jones

Do you find yourself on the thin line of wanting to be direct without crossing the line into being too directive where you risk offending, losing clients, customers, direct reports (and fail your coaching exam)?

October 29th, 2019 by Amy Jones
Coaching Specialist Certifications

While it is still true that no state, nor most countries require licensure for you to practice as a coach, seven states in the U.S. have already discussed it. The assumption is that, when that time comes...

May 28th, 2019 by Amy Jones
Ethical Framework for Technology-delivered Coaching

Originally published in 2011, we offer this updated White Paper to address the rapid changes in technology, and the ethical implications, especially as more and more coaches are using technology to deliver services...

April 05th, 2019 by Amy Jones
Using the Peoplemap in your Practice

June came to me for coaching. She wanted to improve on her role as Vice President of a department with a major international bank. She was very happy with her work, but having difficulty with...

April 03rd, 2019 by Life Coach Training
Being Direct Without Crossing the Line

By: Marilyn O'Hearne, MSW, MCC

Do you find yourself on the thin line of wanting to be direct without crossing the line into being too directive where you lose clients, customers, direct reports (and fail your coaching exam)? My desire to see you getting the best results and being more

January 30th, 2019 by Amy Jones
On the Loss of Michael Lillibridge

I just heard the news of my dear friend and longtime teacher and coach, Dr. Michael Lillibridge’s passing. What a great friend, mentor, and buddy he was to me.   Mike was...

December 25th, 2018 by Amy Jones
Referrals and Case Consultation Online: What About Confidentiality?

Back in the day, we were all on listservs such as Yahoo Groups.  Now Facebook and Linkedin Groups have largely taken the place of other online “bulletin board” formats.   Various organizations and like-minded professionals often create groups to communicate efficiently with one another.  Once a member, you can usually be notified by email when new member activity takes place, or you may be like me and keep your Facebook open most of the workday.  Many coach groups focus on providing a place to network, share resources, find potential referrals, and even discuss cases. Yes. That is correct… discuss cases. Said differently, coaches talk about their clients in these groups.

August 09th, 2018 by Amy Jones

Our sincere congratulations to ILCT Founder, Dr. Patrick Williams, MCC, BCC on being one of...

May 30th, 2018 by Amy Jones