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"People who accomplish a great many things are people who have freed themselves from biases. These are the creative people." – Milton Erickson
"Things work out best for those who make the best out of how things work out." – John Wooden
Did you know that Erickson Coaching International revolutionized the delivery of online coach training in North America and globally? Our Online Academy for coach training is built on the world's most advanced LMS (Learning Management System).
With the successful transition of Erickson's on-site programs into highly effective online versions, Erickson’s online coach training model stands out at producing exceptional coaches. The Erickson online coach training experience includes three distinct features to empower your learning and ensure your future success as a coach.
As Erickson celebrates 40 years of pioneering coach training, our Founder, Marilyn Atkinson, has shared a series of personal stories from the last four decades. In this video, Marilyn shares a story from her days as a young psychologist where she met with a man in hospital about to undergo a serious operation, and how a mindfulness exercise assisted him to find his inner courage in a time of severe stress.
"Coaching is a way of working with people that leaves them more competent and more fulfilled, so they are more able to contribute and find meaning in what they are doing." – James Flaherty
With the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, our world will need coaches and coaching more than ever before. If you planned to apply for an ICF Credential in 2020, the global pandemic has the potential to be enormously disruptive and derail you from achieving your goal. The ICF has put some temporary changes in place to help keep applicants on track to achieving their credentialing goals.
Leading teams in times of crisis requires a great deal of bravery, summoned to a defining moment. Unfortunately, courage isn't invoked in an instant. Courage and effective leadership are the natural results of preparation and daily effort on part of any leader.