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Coach 2 Coach Core Competency Mastermind

Hello, everyone, I’m Jennifer Kumar, the creator and facilitator for the Coach 2 Coach Core Competency Mastermind. In this seven-and-a-half-hour program, which is eligible for 7 1/2 CCEUs, we will be spending that amount of time deep-diving into six core competencies in the updated ICF core competency model.    Register for the next cohort (at […]

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Updated ICF PCC Markers Competencies 3-8

This list of the updated ICF PCC markers has been put together to help Jennifer Kumar facilitate the Core Competency Mastermind (if you are an ICF High Country member sign up between August 1- Sept. 22 for the next cohort starting on Sept. 23, 2021).   Check out Jennifer’s profile at the ICF High Country Website.   […]

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Evokes Awareness: ICF Core Competency 7

Evokes awareness. Understanding the situation that we’re going through and gaining a deeper insight or awareness into that is critical for coaching clients.    One may argue, and I obviously argue, that evoking awareness is one of the most or most important coaching skills or competencies.    Clients who come to coaching really look for […]

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Updated vs. Old ICF Core Competencies

Back in 2019, the International Coaching Federation (ICF) updated the core competencies one needs to master to pass the credentialing exam (Coach Knowledge Assessment- CKA). Though that happened in 2019, the “new” competencies will not go into effect on the CKA until sometime in the third or fourth quarter of 2021.    As I have […]

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Maintains Presence: ICF Core Competency 5

Written by: Jennifer Kumar (Managing Director, head Coach of Authentic Journeys)  Have you ever been in a conversation with somebody and just thought:  “Hmm, they’re not really here, they’re not here with me right now and right here. They’re someplace else.”    And, we decide that on a variety of different factors based on our personal and […]

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Listens Actively: ICF Core Competency 6

Written by: Jennifer Kumar (Managing Director, head Coach of Authentic Journeys)  What would you consider to be the most important communication skill, which leads to more productive, interactive and memorable conversations? Of course, by the title of this video, you know, my answer is listening.    I would like to share some strategies in this video, how […]

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Cultivates Trust and Safety

ICF Core Competency 4: Cultivates Trust and Safety Written by: Jennifer Kumar (Managing Director, head Coach of Authentic Journeys)  [00:00:00] Let’s take a deep dive into Core Competency number four, cultivating trust and safety. I’m Jennifer Kumar from Authentic Journeys, as I have coined myself a cross-cultural coach for over a decade, close to 15 [years] now. This […]

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Cultivates Trust and Safety: ICF Core Competency 4

ICF Core Competency 4: Cultivates Trust and Safety part 2 See/read part 1. Written by: Jennifer Kumar (Managing Director, head Coach of Authentic Journeys)    [00:00:01] And welcome. I’m Jennifer Kumar. I’m actually here for part two of the core competency number for deep dive, which is revolving around the topic, cultivating trust and safety. So let me […]

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ICF Core Competency 8: Creating Awareness

Written by: Jennifer Kumar (Managing Director, head Coach of Authentic Journeys)    For the updated 2021 ICF Core Competency deep dive on Evoking Awareness, follow this link. Competency number 8 of 11 in the current core competency model (2020) is Creating Awareness. This is the first of four competencies under the last part, section D (Facilitating Learning and […]

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ICF Core Competency: Active Listening

Written by: Jennifer Kumar (Managing Director, head Coach of Authentic Journeys)    ICF Core Competency Area C: Communicating Effectively [Check out our insights on the NEW Core Competency in 2021 Listens Actively]   The third ICF competency area after Setting the Foundation and Co-Creating the Relationship is Communicating Effectively. Some may argue that without good communication skills […]

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