ICF Core Coaching Competencies

The ICF talk about the 11 core competencies that can be seen in a coaching conversation as it flows.

Click through and we have linked them to some ideas,book recommendations and blog posts so you can discover more:

SETTING THE FOUNDATION

1 Meeting Ethical Guidelines and Professional Standards

2 Establishing the Coaching Agreement

 CO-CREATING THE RELATIONSHIP

3 Establishing Trust and Intimacy with the Client

4 Coaching Presence

COMMUNICATING EFFECTIVELY

5 Active Listening                                           

6 Powerful Questioning     

7 Direct Communication

FACILITATING LEARNING AND RESULTS

8 Creating Awareness

9 Designing Actions

10 Planning and Goal Setting

11 Managing Progress and Accountability

 

Here is a useful summary of the Core Coaching Competencies of the ICF with more detail.