THE STATE OF THE PROFESSION – ICF GLOBAL COACHING STUDY

The coaching industry is growing rapidly worldwide – and at a record pace, according to research by the International Coach Federation. Magdalena Mook reports The coaching industry is experiencing a significant evolution. The number of coaches worldwide is increasing at a record pace, according to the International Coach Federation (ICF)’s latest global coaching study, and expansion into new parts of the world is bringing the benefits of professional coaching to more and more people. In line with its commitment to understanding how coaches work, the benefits of the services they provide, and the ultimate impact coaching has on individuals, businesses, […]

LET’S TALK ABOUT EQUALITY IN COACHING: SURVEY ANALYSIS

In this year’s Coaching at Work: Shaping the Future survey, we asked what you think the key issues and topics are that we should be looking at around gender equality/diversity in relation to coaching and mentoring. Here are some of your responses What would you like to see under the spotlight? Here are some of your views   CHANGE THE CONVERSATION Paul Brown, faculty professor, organizational neuroscience, Monarch Business School, Switzerland Why is everyone stuck on outdated concepts?   External coach There are no gender or diversity barriers from my experience   THOUGHT LEADERS Nicole Berg, Charis Coaching – The […]

COACHING AT WORK 10TH ANNIVERSARY: ‘SHAPING THE FUTURE’ SURVEY 2015-2025

We asked you for your vision, your wish list and what you see as the challenges and opportunities for the coaching profession in the decade ahead. Here are your answers   In 10 years’ time, what will coaching and mentoring look like? What will its impact be/have been? We asked you, our readership, for your thoughts. You said: Magical; professional; an established profession, perhaps regulated by just one body or government; the norm in leadership development, organisational culture, education and other arenas; accessible to all; diverse, including ethnically; more group and team coaching; flexible; technologically savvy and creative; playing a […]