A Personal Leadership Retreat that also gives you a Coaching Qualification!
Join us for 7 days in ‘hidden’ France in fabulous rural surroundings and take time to learn about yourself, your preferences, your talents and your impact in the world. By using the concept of ‘double loop learning’, you will learn and use transformational coaching skills to work with peers to assist them on their development…Read More
ICF Membership Eligibility requirements
Following the ICF Membership Eligibility Requirements (M.E.R.) announced July 1, ICF has fielded questions from members around the world looking for more information. A complete Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document is available at www.coachfederation.org/MER. Here is one of the more frequently asked questions: Do I need to send in my training certificates, school transcripts, or…Read More
Coaching and Neuroscience Workshop
The UK International Coaching Federation (ICF) is holding a workshop dedicated to Coaching and Neuroscience on the 16th of November. This is a great opportunity to gain an insight into the complex functions of the brain to see how research is confirming the validity of many coaching approaches and models. Leaders in the field of…Read More
New and Improved ICF Credentialing System
As the profession of Coaching becomes self regulated, it is becoming more and more important to get your credentials. ICF have updated their online credentialing system. Instead of the sluggish, cumbersome system that has been in place, ICF has redefined its user experience with an enhanced, more streamlined system. The new online system offers a…Read More
A Training Opportunity Celebration!
A training opportunity to support you and celebrate the fact that ICF and EMCC jointly filed with the EU to be posted on the web site of self-regulated organizations. The Single Market Observatory (SMO) of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has established the Self- and Co- Regulation Database. This database includes now European…Read More
So you’re thinking about becoming a coach?
We get phonecalls all the time from people who are interested in becoming coaches and are being told hundreds of different things about what training to go for. Choosing a coach training course is so confusing! To help you make an informed decision about coach training, we have developed an impartial information pamphlet . Wherever…Read More
Setting the Gold Standard
At The Performance Solution® we are passionate about training coaches who can go out into the world and use their coaching skills alongside the codes of ethics and practice of the major professional bodies in our field. Coaching is being pushed to regulate itself and we are fighting the good fight to make sure that…Read More
International Coaching Week Sale
This week is International Coaching Week (6th-12th February). Every year The Performance Solution is committed to helping the International Coaching Federation raise awareness of coaching and make sure that all practicing coaches are qualified to the highest level. This is why during international coaching week 2011 we are celebrating by offering a 15% discount on…Read More
Meeting the president
Last week, I attended the International Coaching Federation meeting for Accredited Coach Training Providers. We were lucky enough to have the incoming president Ed Modell attend and listen to our points and answer our questions. The UK ICF president Katherine Pope took lots of photos and I’ll be posting some photos of me with the…Read More
Coaching in the Global Village
COACHING THE GLOBAL VILLAGE How could I resist posting this brilliant short film by Nic Askew. The idea of coaching as empowerment is so poignant and often gets overlooked as coaches get brought in as a remedial alternative to disciplinary action! Dr Patrick Williams’ concept of coaching globally, not just reserving it for top execs,…Read More