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The ICF Updates Core Competencies

By Jane Taylor

The Updated ICF Core Competencies were released in November 2019. The ICF Core Competencies were developed “to support greater understanding about the skills and approaches used within today’s coaching profession as defined by ICF.” How Have the ICF Core Competencies Changed? The Core Competencies have changed with –   Competency 1 and 2: “The Being…

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What’s the Difference Between Mentor Coaching and Coaching Supervision?

By Jane Taylor

Recently I have had the question on mentor coaching and coaching supervision. Subsequently, in this post I wanted to elaborate on the difference between mentor coaching and coaching supervision. Also – please note, as I am a currently an International Coaching Federation (ICF) Professional Certified Coach (PCC) and also an ICF Mentor Coach, I am…

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ICF Updates PCC Markers

By Jane Taylor

In October 2020, the International Coaching Federation (ICF) released an updated version of their Professional Certified Coach (PCC) Markers. The PCC Markers are now aligned with the new ICF Core Competency Model that was released in November 2019. The PCC Markers represent the behaviours that a coach at the PCC level engages in. The ICF…

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The Similarities and Differences Between Coaching and Mentoring

By Jane Taylor

Coaching and mentoring are a little different, however many people use these words interchangeably. Subsequently, today I wanted to discuss – Let’s get started… What is Coaching? The International Coach Federation (ICF) refers to coaching as  “partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential.”…

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