Find your coach...
and make meaningful connections that will build resiliency, capacity, and joy in your life.
How do you find a coach who’s a good fit and understands your industry and challenges?
One who has sector knowledge, coaching experience, and credentials you can trust?
The International Coach Coalition (ICC) helps clients do just that.
Our Coaching specializations
The International Coach Coalition is a free online directory that helps connect Clients to their ideal Coach.
You can view coaches by specialization, meet your chosen coach for an exploratory call to ensure a connection by both parties, explore your goals, and discuss the Coach’s processes. If a match is made, you and the Coach enter into a coaching partnership and the magic happens.
All of our ICC Coaches have taken the Royal Roads University Executive Coaching Graduate Certificate program, obtained their Certified Executive Coach (CEC) credential from the University, and many have achieved their Associate Certified Coach (ACC), Professional Certified Coach (PCC), or higher designations through the International Coaching Federation (ICF), the Gold Standard in Coaching
Personalized support: Executive coaching provides individualized guidance tailored to the specific needs, goals, and circumstances of the executive. It is a highly personalized and customized process that recognizes the uniqueness of each individual.
Partnership: It involves a collaborative partnership between the executive and the coach, based on trust and mutual respect. The coach serves as a sounding board, confidant, and objective advisor, offering a safe and confidential space for the executive to reflect, explore ideas, and gain insights.
Goal-oriented: Executive coaching focuses on specific goals and objectives identified by the executive. These goals may include enhancing leadership skills, improving communication, managing stress, adapting to new roles, or driving organizational change. The coach helps the executive set clear objectives and create a roadmap to achieve them.
Developmental focus: Coaching emphasizes personal and professional growth. It helps executives identify their strengths and areas for improvement, and supports them in developing new competencies, expanding their perspectives, and maximizing their potential.
Therapy or counseling: Executive coaching is distinct from therapy or counseling. While coaching may delve into personal topics that impact work performance, its primary focus is on professional development rather than addressing deep psychological issues.
Consulting or mentoring: Coaching differs from consulting or mentoring, where an expert provides advice or solutions. A coach does not dictate or prescribe specific actions, but rather helps the executive explore their own insights, generate options, and make informed decisions.
Quick-fix solution: Executive coaching is not a quick-fix solution or a magic bullet. It is a process that requires time, commitment, and active participation from both the executive and the coach. Sustainable change and growth occur through continuous learning and practice.
Performance evaluation or disciplinary action: Coaching is not a form of performance evaluation or disciplinary action. It is a proactive and voluntary development opportunity for executives who aspire to enhance their leadership capabilities and achieve their goals.
Overall, executive coaching is a forward-looking, transformative process that empowers executives to unlock their potential, leverage their strengths, and navigate the complexities of their roles with greater effectiveness and confidence.