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Feb 22, 2012, 08:25 ET Coaches See Opportunities Ahead for the Profession

According to the 2012 ICF Global Coaching Study conducted by the International Coach Federation (ICF), increased awareness of the benefits of...


Feb 14, 2012, 08:10 ET Untrained Individuals and Marketplace Confusion Pose Challenges for Coaching

Professional coaches from around the world identified that untrained individuals calling themselves coaches and marketplace confusion about the...


Feb 09, 2012, 08:15 ET Global Study Reveals Average Annual Revenue from Professional Coaching

Research just released from the 2012 ICF Global Coaching Study shows the global average annual revenue that is generated by professionals providing...


Feb 08, 2012, 08:25 ET Total Revenue from Coaching Reaching Almost $2 Billion

Professional coaching is a multi-billion-dollar industry, according to new global research produced by the International Coach Federation. The 2012...


Feb 07, 2012, 07:50 ET 2012 ICF Global Coaching Study Reveals True Size of a Growing Industry

Newly published research on professional coaching shows coaching is growing globally. Information just released from the 2012 ICF Global Coaching...


Jan 26, 2012, 08:20 ET Coaches Worldwide to Celebrate International Coaching Week, Feb. 5-11, 2012

Professional coaches around the world will gather to share the proven power of coaching during International Coaching Week (ICW), February 5-11, 2012....


Jan 25, 2012, 08:15 ET Janet M. Harvey to Lead International Coach Federation Global Board

Janet M. Harvey, MCC(1) took office as the International Coach Federation (ICF) Global President on January 1, 2012. She leads a team of 12...


Oct 18, 2011, 07:40 ET ICF Credential Holders Surpass 8,000

ICF Credentialed coaches have reached a record 8,000, marking an unprecedented commitment to coaching excellence and the coaching industry's highest...


Sep 30, 2011, 07:50 ET Peter Goryalov and Irina Goryalova Named ICF 2011 President's Award Winners

Executive Leadership Coaches Peter Goryalov and Irina Goryalova of Bulgaria were awarded with the International Coach Federation (ICF) President's...


Sep 26, 2011, 12:55 ET Joey Restaurant Group and BC Housing Named 2011 ICF International Prism Award Winners

Joey Restaurant Group and BC Housing of Canada were named the 2011 ICF International Prism Award winners at the ICF Annual International Conference...


Sep 26, 2011, 01:05 ET ICF Announces 2011 ICF Chapter Award Winners

The International Coach Federation (ICF) honored six ICF Chapters with an ICF Chapter Award during the 2011 ICF Annual International Conference in...


Sep 21, 2011, 08:10 ET International Coach Federation Streamlines Credentialing System with Integral 7

In the past, keeping track of your coaching credentials online has been a cumbersome, time-consuming process. ICF is now actively improving its user...


Sep 14, 2011, 08:10 ET ICF Announces New Assistant Executive Directors

The Board of Directors of the International Coach Federation (ICF) is pleased to announce that George Rogers and Todd Hamilton have been named...


Jul 25, 2011, 08:10 ET ICF Challenges Common Coaching Misconceptions

In recent years, coaching as portrayed on TV, spotlighted in magazines, and utilized by celebrities has not always created an accurate perception of...


Jul 22, 2011, 04:30 ET ICF Welcomes New Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the International Coach Federation (ICF) is pleased to announce that Magdalena Mook has been promoted to Executive Director ...


Jul 06, 2011, 07:30 ET Coaching Moves to Self-Regulate

In view of the tremendous growth experienced over the past decade in the coaching and mentoring industry, professional bodies have increasingly...


Jul 01, 2011, 07:50 ET Measuring Resolution Success Halfway Through the Year

By July 1, many people find work toward New Year resolutions has fallen short. Rather than dwell on setbacks or, even worse, wait until next New...


Jun 17, 2011, 07:55 ET Hire a Coach During Professional Wellness Month

If you are looking to advance your career, learn new skills, and increase your worth in the marketplace, June might be a great time to start by...


Jun 08, 2011, 07:50 ET ICF to Conduct Groundbreaking Coaching Research Study

The organization that determined professional coaching produces at least $1.5 billion (USD) in worldwide revenue is now conducting its first...


May 31, 2011, 08:10 ET Professional Coaching Produces Remarkable Business Results

What do the BBC, Deloitte, Genentech, IBM, MCI, NASA, Solaglas Windowcare, SYSCO Food Services of Canada, TINE Group, University of Texas at Dallas,...


Feb 10, 2011, 08:15 ET ICF Research Study Benchmarks Global Awareness of Coaching Profession

In honor of International Coaching Week, the International Coach Federation (ICF) is sharing findings from its latest research study which benchmarks ...


Jan 27, 2011, 08:15 ET New National Data Shows Importance of Coaching Credentials/Satisfaction

Consumers worldwide agree certification/credentials are important for professional coaches and contribute to higher consumer satisfaction with...


Jan 14, 2011, 08:05 ET New National Data Shows Coaching Awareness Levels by Country

Professional coaching has made an imprint on people in countries across the globe. In fact, more than half of the general population is aware of...


Dec 21, 2010, 08:15 ET Achieve Your Life and Career Goals in 2011 with a Professional Coach

Do you come up with a New Year's Resolution every year only to drop it within the first month? By partnering with a professional coach, you can make...


Dec 02, 2010, 11:39 ET Younger People Are Accessing Coaching to Expand Career Opportunities, Reports New ICF Study

Professional coaching has found its place among the younger generation, which is a promising sign for the growth of the industry and other industries ...