Category: What is Coaching?
Like all companies, professionals in the field of Christian life coaching should have a code of ethics for their business. Not only do they provide a reference for daily decision making, but it also serves as a model for your Christian life coaching business, clarifying your mission, goals, values and guidelines for professional behavior. A code of ethics allows your clients to establish a sense of trust and confidence in you, as they can know ahead of time how you will deal with sensitive issues and gray areas.
The International Coaching Federation (ICF) has developed a Code of Ethics for their certified coaches to follow, that consists of 25 separate points and covers professional conduct, conflicts of interest and confidentiality/privacy. Sally Rhys, Associate Certified Coach and Vice Chair of the Ethics & Standards Committee for ICF, says “The Code may look too prescriptive to some, but is really intended to be support to being an ethical coach. It allows for best practice sharing and raising professionalism at any level.” Read More ›
What makes for a GREAT coach? What personal qualities do great coaches possess that separate them from the good coach? There are so many books and articles that identify traits of a great coach and as hard as it might be for all coaches to agree on the Top 10, here is my top ten list: Read More ›
Do you feel that if you narrow your focus, you will lose potential clients? Remember the golden rule of marketing: “If you try to appeal to everyone, you end up appealing to no one!” Here are 7 Tips for How to Be Clear About Your Niche: Read More ›
What traits do great Christian coaches and great Christian leaders have in common? Although there are many we could identify in this brief blog post, I have chosen to focus on these seven traits: Read More ›