Splash in Wonder and Play with Design

Come with me on an imagination journey. You are the artist, the builder, and the designer. Imagine creating the most spectacular home in your mind — a sanctuary. Space and time become friends as you build from the empty void. Build your house from the ground up within your mind. Can you envision its exterior? …read more.
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Time Is Running Out to for 2024 Scholarship Nominations

Do you know someone who wants to be a professional coach but who may not have access to quality coaching education? Consider nominating them for a scholarship through the ICF Foundation. We also encourage you to share the link with others. The deadline is September 27 at 5 p.m. (New York). Nominate an Individual The intent …read more.
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The Future is Shared: A Collective Approach to Coaching

The world is a sideways, chaotic place with a leadership deficit. However, it is also an inspiring bastion of change and positive development, with exemplars of leadership to look toward. Both statements are true, depending on your perspective. You can very well paint a picture in your mind’s eye of one or the other, but …read more.
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Updated Candidate Guides Now Available

ICF Credentials and Standards has released updated candidate guides for each level of credentialing. The ACC, PCC, and MCC Candidate Guides are designed to serve as a comprehensive resource to assist credential candidates with all aspects of the credentialing process, including completing the application form, what to expect on exam day, and how to renew …read more.
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ICF Converge 2023: A Fusion of Passion and Purpose

Incredible. Enriching. Awesome. Valuable. These are just a few of the words that attendees have used to describe their ICF Converge 2023 experience. This event was more than just a conference; it was a catalyst for change, a celebration of purpose, and a beacon of inspiration. Watch this video to hear more. During the event, 1,250 …read more.
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Join an ICF Member Resource Group to Foster DEIB in Coaching

ICF Member Resource Groups (MRGs) offer a safe, supportive space for underrepresented coaches and allies to connect with one another, share experiences, and unite around a common purpose. Whether you choose to join the Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC), Persons with Disabilities, or Young Professionals MRG, each group strives to eliminate barriers while promoting opportunities …read more.
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Upcoming Learning Opportunities With ICF Communities of Practice

Exciting learning opportunities await you on the ICF Learning Portal in the coming months. We encourage you to take a few moments to explore all it has to offer. You may find these upcoming sessions of interest: Health and Wellness Community of Practice: The Magic of Metaphors in Health and Wellness Coaching on September 21 at 11 a.m. …read more.
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Newly Updated: Spotlights on the Future of Coaching

The ICF Thought Leadership Institute has enlisted global experts to examine how artificial intelligence (AI) will impact coaching. The recently updated collection, The Future of Coaching, highlights strategic uses of AI in coaching and dilemmas around ethics, and provides a glimpse into the New York University Coaching Summit. As technology reshapes industries, these forward-looking essays illuminate …read more.
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Augmenting Coaching: The Promise of AI Integration in Enhancing Outcomes

Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to revolutionize the coaching profession. By automating tasks, providing data-driven insights, and expanding available resources, AI can complement coaching practices and lead to more effective and efficient outcomes. This article explores various ways in which AI can assist coaches, such as data analysis, chatbots, virtual assistants, speech and language …read more.
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Navigating Bias and Coaching Ethics in the Age of AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) has evolved as a powerful set of tools that process, synthesize, apply, and augment information. As these technologies become more sophisticated, they will transform the world of work for many professions, including coaching.   AI is already being used to help coaches market their individual businesses, to support organizations in identifying development needs, …read more.
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