What Our Clients Say
I highly recommend the CELDC program to coaches aspiring to obtain an ICF credential, individuals preparing to take on coaching responsibilities inside an organizations, and leaders who want to take a coach-approach when interacting with their team(s). During the duration of the course, I was pleased with how many leadership specific tools/models/assessments are made available. Additionally, the course is designed in a way that allows you to practice what you learn so that you experience growth as both a coach and leader. For me, this course was a learning experience that really stretched my thinking , expanded my competency set, and resulted in transformation.
If I had been coached on Strengths at 25, it would have changed the trajectory of my entire career. Knowing and working to your strengths is a GAME CHANGER. It’s never too late to learn about your strengths and be able to help others do the same.
There is so much intention built into the learning approach. We would learn a concept with our heads, and then practice the skills to experience them for ourselves (as a client would experience them with good coaching). Such a powerful learning approach. I have grown so much personally and professionally through this program. Thank you James, Barbara and Susan! You are amazing people, facilitators and coaches!
I couldn’t recommend the multi-faceted teaching/learning approach more highly. I’ve super charged my coaching approach. The combination of [online] assignments, videos, readings, in-class teaching, dialogue, coaching, buddy and mentor coaching are brilliant. I’ve strengthened all aspects of my coaching.
This training has given me many tools to use to help people to realize and leverage strengths as well as a wealth of info related to mindfulness and the importance of having a positive mindset.
The experience overall was phenomenal. The training materials/resources provided are relevant and professional. These resources will serve to support the work I do with clients going forward. The instructors and support staff are personable, knowledgeable, and proved to experts in their field. The opportunity to partner closely with a fellow classmate throughout the course facilitated both a long-lasting relationship and enhanced my learning. After completing this course, I feel energized and confident in my abilities to serve the career management needs of a wide-ranging client base.
I recently completed…my 5th program with The Academies and it was up to its usual quality with rich content, practice coaching and community building. The added format of the [online] learning platform was a wonderful addition…I learned so much and this program has reinvigorated my love for coaching. And now I have new tools and strategies. Thank you Academies. You never disappoint!
My role in my organization has evolved and so I wanted to get some formal training for operating fully within the Coaching guidelines. I expected to receive additional tools and methodologies to ensure my Clients were getting the best offering and coaching experience. What I got was so much more. Susan, Stacy and the entire class of brilliant [coaches], allowed me to feel safe and to grow in so many ways. I am twice blessed through this experience and looking forward to continuing my Coaching education here!
The brain-friendly techniques have helped me connect my head-heart-soul so I leverage more fully the power that resides within me to be the best coach I can be.