Frequently Asked Questions
If you have never had an executive coach, here are some frequently asked questions:
One-on-one coaching is for the leader who wants to stretch and grow. You may be looking to accelerate your leadership skills, move to the next level or change careers entirely, or possibly start transitioning into retirement or the next phase of your life. The common thread to a successful coaching experience is the desire for continuous improvement.
Generally, it requires a commitment of one hour every two to three weeks for a minimum of three to six months in which to design authentic and practical break-through strategies to achieve success.
ICF offers three credentials: Associate, Professional and Master Certified Coach.
ACC: Associate Certified Coach – 60+ Hrs of Formal Training, 100+ Coaching Hrs
PCC: Professional Certified Coach – 125+ Hrs of Formal Training, 500+ Coaching Hours
MCC: Master Certified Coach – 200+ Hrs. of Formal Training, 2500 Coaching Hrs.International Coaching Federation. https://coachfederation.org/ The International Coaching Federation (ICF) is the leading global organization dedicated to advancing the coaching profession by setting high standards, providing independent certification and building a worldwide network of trained coaching professionals. Achieving credentials through ICF signifies a coach’s commitment to integrity, understanding and mastery of coaching skills, and dedication to clients.
ICF is committed to maintaining and promoting excellence in coaching. Therefore, ICF expects all members and credentialed coaches (coaches, coach mentors, coaching supervisors, coach trainers or students), to adhere to the elements and principles of ethical conduct: to be competent and integrate ICF Core Competencies effectively in their work. In line with the ICF core values and ICF definition of coaching, the Code of Ethics is designed to provide appropriate guidelines, accountability and enforceable standards of conduct for all ICF Members and ICF Credential-holders, who commit to abiding by the following ICF Code of Ethics. https://coachfederation.org/code-of-ethics
Systems Thinking has taught us that sustainable change can only happen when the systems around us change to support and reinforce new patters and behaviours, and we are all part of that system.
Team Coaching is a practical and efficient conversational approach to problem solving, innovation and creative. It creates a safe and trusting environment and opportunity for an entire team with a common purpose and focus to explore, question, collaborate, learn and grow together as they work through real time issues and challenges, guided by a coach.
- Supports clarity of communication, consistency and collaboration.
- Drives accessibility, accountability, and action.
- Provides fuel, focus and forward-thinking.
- Supports identification and validation of assumptions and misinterpretations.
- Helps everyone understand the value and strengths of each team member.
- Aligns individual thinking with the organizational values, norms and goals.
- Fosters and focuses creativity and innovation to support the team to be successful in the face of constant change.
- Drives results.