Is Coaching Part of Your Encore?

Is Coaching Part of Your Encore? by Ruth Tongen Encore career is the term used for second half of life work that has greater personal meaning and creates social impact. Are you considering an encore career in your future?The number of people choosing to pursue encore careers is growing rapidly. In 2011, Penn Schoen Berland found that 4.5 million Americans between the ages of 50 to 70 are in encore careers and 21 million will join them in the next five years. Studies by Babson College…

Global Coaching Study

{{unknown}}The ICF Global Coaching Study has just been released and has some very interesting information. If you would like to read the summary, click the link below. Let us know your own thoughts on the findings by leaving a comment. Do you want the details? Instructions for ordering the full report are at the end of the pdf. http://www.coachfederation.org/files/FileDownloads/2016ICFGlobalCoachingStudy_ExecutiveSummary.pdf

Recently published: Self-Determination Theory and Autonomy Align with the Nurse Coaching Culture

Our faculty member Charlotte Nielsen and founder Dr. Linda Bark published an article in the February 2014 of Beginnings magazine titled “A Closer Look at Self-Determination Theory and Autonomy in Nurse Coaching.” The article introduces Self Determination Theory (Deci, Ryan, et al., 2013,www.selfdeterminationtheory.org) and discusses Dr. Richard Ryan’s keynote presentation at the September 2013 Coaching in Leadership and Healthcare Conference in Boston. Click here to read the article*  This article is provided for personal and educational use only. Any other use requires prior permission of the author and the American…

Building a Coaching Culture

A growing number of organizations recognize the value in building a coaching culture that offers employees at all levels the opportunity to grow their skills, enhance their value and reach their professional goals. Still, questions remain: What does a successful coaching culture look like? What’s more, how can organizations design a coaching culture that is impactful, sustainable and aligned with strategic goals? Building a Coaching Culture explores these questions by investigating the components of a successful coaching culture and the state of organizational coaching today. Building a Coaching…

ICF Consumer Research Illustrates High Value of Coaching Credentials

Global study shows consumers seek out, are more satisfied by, credentialed coaches. New research released by the International Coach Federation (ICF) shows growing consumer awareness of the professional credentials and certifications held by Business and Life Coaches. Commissioned by the ICF and conducted by the International Survey Unit of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, the 2014 ICF Global Consumer Awareness Study tapped directly into the minds and motivations of consumers around the globe to ascertain awareness of the coaching profession and of ICF and to gain insight both from those who…