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The International Coaching Federation (ICF) is the leading global organization dedicated to advancing the coaching profession. ICF does this by setting high standards, providing independent certification, and building a global network of trained coaching professionals.

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The largest global community of trained coaches.

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ICF credentials add legitimacy to your coaching practice.

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ICF sets the gold standard for coach-specific training.

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NOBCO and ICF Netherlands publish white paper: coaching is socially relevant

NIJKERK 27 January 2022 - NOBCO, the largest professional association for coaches in the Netherlands, and ICF Netherlands, the Dutch representation of the International Coaching Federation (ICF) ...

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Many leaders don't know how to listen

Although most people think they are good listeners, in practice it often turns out differently. And we would even venture to say that listening ...

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Coach guidelines during the pandemic

Now that the first impressive Corona months are over and some parts of active and working life are coming up for air, as a coach you may need ...

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Coaches of ICF Netherlands contribute to 'The Wave' at International Coaching Day

On International Coaching Day (ICD) on 6 May 2020, ICF members from 70 countries celebrated the coaching profession with a 35-hour 'wave' of free ...

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New Members Meeting

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