Coaching Excellence Blog

Interview with the International Coach Federation

Heather Doyle, iPEC’s Director of Admissions interviews Don Whittle of the ICF The International Coach Federation (the ICF) is an internationally recognized association dedicated to the coaching industry. During this interview replay, you will learn all about ICF’s Individual Credential process and how being credentialed will benefit you as a professional coach. Highlights include: Learn the […]

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Wait…Don’t Talk About That!

The conversations that you don’t want to have because of their difficult nature are the EXACT conversations you should be having. Do you think the other person, or other people, don’t see or feel what’s going on? Do you think they’re oblivious? And even if they are, how would holding back on a difficult conversation […]

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Engagement: An Investment in Long-Term Success

In business, it’s no secret that maintaining existing customer relationships and developing customer loyalty is far less expensive than the cost of acquiring new customers. Similarly, developing your existing employees and helping them flourish is far less expensive than the cost of hiring new ones.  A high rate of turnover isn’t a sustainable business model; […]

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Attention Leaders (Yes, Managers, Supervisors, Directors, and Employees Too… I’m Talking to You!): What’s More Engaging?

Thanks to an article in Fast Company magazine, I was recently reminded of the old story of a man who asks three laborers, who are breaking and shaping rocks, what they’re doing. The first laborer responds, “What does it look like I’m doing?  I’m breaking rocks.” The second laborer replies that he’s building a wall. […]

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Response-Ability: Don’t React Too Quickly!

Last week, we shared a few inspiring stories of tremendous response-ability.  And, as I’m sure you realized, inspiration often comes from the most amazing and unexpected of places.  It can be found anywhere and everywhere.  You’ll even find inspiration in yourself if you’ll just look for it! You know those moments when life pushed back […]

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