|International Coaching Week is just around the corner (8th – 14th May) and we’re excited that so many members have already embraced the theme of the week and offered a wide range of different activities to promote the power of coaching to the general public. It’s still not too late to get involved and you can find full details here: https://icfireland.com/event/international-coaching-week-8th-14th-may-2023/This is a great opportunity to promote the value of coaching across society and we’d encourage members to join with us in promoting the various ICF circles and members’ events by sharing details with your own networks and social channels – together we can raise awareness of the power of coaching.|
|Pro bono coaching opportunities|
|The ICF Ireland board is currently identifying a number of partnership opportunities which enable us to share the power of coaching with organisations working to improve society and in support of the UN SDGs (https://sdgs.un.org/goals ). Our goal is to support these organisations and enhance their impact in the work they do improving the lives of people and the planet. For members it will provide an opportunity to broaden areas of work and for some to gain coaching hours. We’ll be sharing more details in the coming weeks and months – so stay tuned!|
|What does it take to start your own coaching business?|
|Join us for our next ICF Ireland webinar at 12:30pm on the 17th of May 2023 when Roland Hesse presents a thought provoking session that covers many of the different aspects involved in setting up a sustainable, thriving, coaching business. Roland is an experienced Managing Director who made the transition from employee to founder and in this webinar will highlight all of the different aspects to setting up a successful coaching business. To register, please sign up here: https://www.icf-events.org/chapter-event/how-to-make-your-coaching-business-a-success/|
|Calling all Coach Supervisors|
|The ICF is currently conducting research into coaching supervision. If you have served as a coaching supervisor within the past two years, you are encouraged to share your insights on what is required for effective coaching supervision by completing the following survey: https://intlcoachfederation.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3CchugblKGF90WOPlease note, the deadline for completing this survey is 1pm on the 8th May 2023.|
|Upcoming Community of Practice Events|
|ICF Communities of Practice (CPs) are a great way to build your global network while advancing your coaching knowledge. CPs provide a platform for sharing best practices, emerging trends, tools and tips among coaches to advance their professional development and deepen their subject matter expertise. Plus, CPs are a free ICF Member benefit and offer Continuing Coaching Education (CCE) units needed for ICF Credential renewal.|
Executive and Leadership Community of Practice: Coaching in Crisis: Second Order Coaching on May 8 at 4 p.m. (Dublin). Leadership during times of crisis puts even the most seasoned decision-makers to the test. Join Tom Kolditz, ACC, for a discussion about the dynamics of crisis leadership and how to best assist clients in navigating these situations.Coaching Science: Coaching Millennials: A Qualitative Study on May 17 at 2 p.m. (Dublin). John Schaffner, PhD, will share his research about how coaching benefits millennials. Learn how coaches can encourage emotional access to others, efficacy enhancement, learning to see, learning to help, and the identification of the self.If you miss any of the CP sessions, don’t worry. The newly enhanced ICF Learning Portal offers you access to past CP session recordings. With upgraded filtering options in the course catalog, it’s now easier than ever to find the content you need. If this is your first time accessing an CP on the enhanced ICF Learning Portal, please find instructions here.
|ICF Thought Leadership|
|The ICF Thought Leadership Institute is a global hub of shared knowledge for human development designed to help create and reveal the future of coaching.In April the Thought Leadership Institute released a number of updates that you might be interested in.With the shifts in workplace cultures and expectations following the pandemic, they’ve just released updates to the Future of Work collection with fresh perspectives on these rapidly changing workplaces. – view hereThe Future of Planetary Ecology Collection explores the many ways coaching can support, and even lead, sustainability efforts across disciplines – View hereUnleashing the power of coaching in education: the world is changing at an astonishing pace, As educations systems struggle to keep pace, the question becomes: how do we prepare people to thrive in a time of extraordinary change? Download and read the newly released Manifesto for the Future of Education – view here.|
If you’d like to know more about the ICF Thought Leadership Institute, visit here: https://coachingfederation.org/thought-leadership-institute
|ICF Reciprocal Coach|
|ICF Reciprocal Coach is a global peer to peer coaching platform where ICF members can engage in various rounds of peer to peer coaching for a nominal fee. This can be a great way to build hours, keep your coaching muscles active, or gain recordings for coach mentoring or performance evaluation purposes. |
There are various rounds starting in May and June. If you’re interested, you can checkout and register here.