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ICA's Coaching Tips

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Below is a selection of Coaching Tips brought to you by Merci Miglino. These are a taster of the types of coaching skills you will develop when you enroll in International Coach Academy's accredited coach training program.

Gratitude is a State of Being

Gratitude is one of the most powerful, but often overlooked, tools of everyday life In November we are celebrating Gratitude in at ICA. You can check out the Gratitude Bootcamp here. The following blog post was written using material from our Accredited Coach Training Program, hope you like it Developing an “attitude of gratitude” is one Continue Reading…

Coaching is Not the Goal

Coaching is about finding a solution but that is not the goal. The solution is a by-product of having someone think differently, gain a new perspective, and take action on it automatically. That’s where the shift takes place and the emotions can change from there. As for tools and techniques, the only tool/technique that you need is listening. How we listen, what we hear, don’t hear, that is what coaching is all about. Read more...

What is a powerful question?

In coaching we have 3 main areas that make up a powerful question.

A powerful question is one that gives the client greater clarity, awareness, exploration. It is open-ended and they begin with the word “what.” The powerful question has the ability to get underneath the story the client might be stuck in and it can have no judgment on the part of the coach and it comes from a place of pure curiosity.

When is it time to quit your day job?

For many, coaching begins as a part-time job, done in the evenings and on weekends around our nine-to-five jobs. Eventually we fall in love with this amazing process and imagine quitting our day job and coaching full time. This can be pretty scary, but the key is knowing when to make that leap. Merci Miglino talks about the signs that you are ready. Continue reading…

How to structure a coaching session

Here at ICA we believe every coach has their own unique approach to coaching, However, most coaching sessions share a common structure and unfold in much the same way. Watch this video of Merci Miglino as she talks about a common structure to a coaching session. Continue…

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