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International Coach Federation

Leading global, non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the coaching profession.

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Founded in 1995, the 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 credentialed coaches. Based in Lexington, Ky. (USA), the ICF also operates Regional Service Centres in Asia-Pacific, Europe, and Latin America.

With more than 21,000 professional personal and business coaches representing more than 100 countries, the ICF is the voice of the global coaching profession.

The ICF defines coaching as partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential.

Our core purpose is to advance the art, science and practice of professional coaching. The ICF exists to build, support and preserve the integrity of the coaching profession through programs and standards supported by our members.

Products 

  • 2016 ICF Global Coaching Study

    The coaching profession grows and evolves daily, creating new opportunities for professional coaches and new challenges to overcome. The 2016 Global Coaching Study, based on a 2015 survey commissioned by ICF and conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, uses information and insights from more than 15,000 professional coach practitioners and managers and leaders who use coaching skills to provide an up-to-date picture of coaching today.

    The 2016 ICF Global Coaching Study was designed to engage with as many coach practitioenrs as possible to provide an up-to-date picture of the coaching profession and empower coaches to embrace the opportunities and meet the challenges ahead. The study was also designed to recognize the growth of coaching cultures within businesses and organizations. For this reason, it was widened to include managers and leaders who use coaching skills within their organizations.

    Study results are based on the outcomes of an online questionnaire launched...
    More Information » coachfederation.org/2016study

  • 2016 Building a Coaching Culture with Managers and Leaders

    In 2016, ICF and HCI once again partnered to investigate the prevalence and outcomes of strong organizational coaching cultures.

    The resulting piece of signature research explores the role that managers and leaders using coaching skills play in building strong organizational coaching cultures.


    More Information » coachfederation.org/about/landing.cfm?ItemNumber=3...

  • 2015 Building a Coaching Culture for Increased Employee Engagement

    Building a Coaching Culture for Increased EmployeeBuilding a Coaching Culture for Increased Employee Engagement explores the relationship between strong organizational coaching cultures and increased employee engagement.

    The 20 question survey, geared toward human resources, talent management, and learning and development professionals, was administered to 340 respondents from organizations of various sizes across diverse industrial sectors.


    More Information » coachfederation.org/about/landing.cfm?ItemNumber=3...

  • 2014 Building a Coaching Culture Final Report

    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 CultureBuilding a Coaching Culture is a signature piece of research conducted in partnership between ICF and the Human Capital Institute (HCI) in order to examine the ways in which companies and leaders establish and support a coaching culture and to further identify the motivation, application and outcomes of coaching practices today.

    The survey, geared to...
    More Information » coachfederation.org/about/landing.cfm?ItemNumber=3...

  • 2014 ICF Global Consumer Awareness Study

    How aware of professional coaching is the general public? What do people think of coaching? What drives consumers to seek out a coach? The 2014 ICF Global Consumer Awareness Study tapped into the minds of individuals from around the world for answers to those questions.

    The 2014 ICF Global Consumer Awareness Study helps you better understand the minds and motivations of consumers. A follow-up to the 2010 ICF Global Consumer Awareness Study, the objectives of this study are to ascertain the awareness of the coaching profession and to gain insight both from those who are aware of the coaching profession and/or the ICF and those who are not. The survey also provides insight into clients’ reasons for engaging in a coaching partnership, the perceived value of certification and credentials for coaches, and overall client satisfaction with and feelings about the coaching experience. Available in 16 languages, the survey was administered to 18,810 individuals representing 25 co...
    More Information » coachfederation.org/about/landing.cfm?ItemNumber=3...

  • 2013 ICF Organizational Coaching Study

    ICF contracted the services of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP International Survey Unit (ISU) to undertake a Global Organizational Coaching Study designed to gather reliable, in-depth information from people within organizations who make decisions about coaching. The objectives of this important study were:

    • To find out how coaching fits into organizational structures;
    • To find out why the firm initiated coaching and discover if there are now specific criteria that trigger the use of coaching;
    • To find out how coaching is defined within the organization and how the roles are defined;
    • To find out the perceived pros and cons of different types of coaches;
    • To ascertain the level of training, qualification and/or accreditation that organizations require of their internal coaches;
    • To discuss the criteria that organizations use to identify the most suitable coaches;
    • To ascertain how coaching decision-makers go about finding the m...
      More Information » coachfederation.org/about/landing.cfm?ItemNumber=8...

  • 2012 ICF Global Coaching Study

    Being at the forefront of coaching industry research, the International Coach Federation (ICF) has completed one of the most ambitious pieces of global research ever conducted–the 2012 ICF Global Coaching Study. This remarkable study not only provides a status report of the growing coaching profession, but also identifies various challenges and opportunities facing the coaching profession globally. See more information at Coachfederation.org/coachingstudy2012


    More Information » www.coachfederation.org/coachingstudy2012

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018
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The Value of Coaching and How to Measure It (Association for Talent Development) Suzanne Coonan
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  • 2018 ICF Global Board Election Results Announced January 18, 2018 2:09pm

    The results of the 2018 ICF Global Board of Directors election have been finalized with the naming of this year’s Vice Chair, Sara Smith, MCC (USA), and Secretary/Treasurer, Jean-François Cousin, MCC (Thailand). Sara is CEO and Principal of Smith Leadership LLC. She served as a co-leader for ICF’s Southeast Region and is a past member ...read more. The post 2018 ICF Global Board Election Results Announced appeared first on International Coach Federation.
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  • International Coach Federation Global Board Elects 2018 Officers January 18, 2018 2:06pm

    Announcement of Vice Chair and Secretary/Treasurer concludes annual elections.  Lexington, Kentucky, USA—The International Coach Federation (ICF) has finalized elections for its 2018 Global Board of Directors with the naming of this year’s Secretary/Treasurer, Jean-François Cousin, MCC (Thailand), and Vice Chair, Sara Smith, MCC (USA). Supporting 2018 ICF Global Board Chair Tracy Sinclair, PCC (United Kingdom), ...read more. The post International Coach Federation Global Board Elects 2018...
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  • 5 Engaging Headline Tactics to Increase Facebook Sharing January 18, 2018 8:00am

    Facebook recently changed its algorithm to favor content from family and friends in users’ timelines over that from companies. Content with more engagement (particularly comments and shares) will be given preference. Given this change, and many others that have taken place over the past year—from a tougher click bait algorithm to a crackdown on fake ...read more. The post 5 Engaging Headline Tactics to Increase Facebook Sharing appeared first on International Coach Federation.
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  • What is Netwalking? January 17, 2018 8:00am

    How much do you move? Over the last 50 years, the global population has taken a seat and put our collective feet up. This global pandemic of physical inactivity now contributes to over 5.3 million deaths annually. Yet, rewind several millennia: We walked out of Africa, traversing the globe by foot. Our 21st-century sedentary lifestyles ...read more. The post What is Netwalking? appeared first on International Coach Federation.
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  • Opportunity is Now Here! January 16, 2018 8:00am

    Welcome to a new year! As coaches, we know very well that our mindset is key to how we engage with and experience our life. Our attitude deeply informs how we feel, the decisions and choices we make and what we do. We have also known for a long time that a positive mindset is ...read more. The post Opportunity is Now Here! appeared first on International Coach Federation.
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  • Coaching and Design Thinking January 15, 2018 8:00am

    Design thinking is more popular than ever. Originally developed at Stanford University’s d.school, this human-centered method helps teams find innovative solutions to existing problems. While working in Berlin, I had the opportunity to learn design thinking at the Hasso-Plattner Institute in Potsdam, Germany. Though there is a whole process to design thinking, I’ll only be ...read more. The post Coaching and Design Thinking appeared first on International Coach Federation.
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