ICF Credentials vs Pathways

ICF Credentials vs Pathways
Did you know ICF offers 3 levels of credentialing? And there are 3 pathways to acquire your credentials? Sounds confusing? You are not alone. We do get a lot of questions from aspiring coaches asking about the differences. Let's demystify this once and for all...ICF CredentialsInternational Coaching Federation, ICF offers three levels of credentials:ACC (Associate Certified Coach)PCC (Professional Certified Coach) and MCC (Master Certifi...

Team Coaching for Better Outcomes

Team Coaching for Better Outcomes
Team coaching is increasingly important for many organizations. Here's a good article of how team coaching can bring greater outcome. Also check out our latest Team Leadership for Performance and Results workshop.Organizations need to get better at decision-making. “Half of all decisions in organizations fail,” says Professor Paul C. Nutt, of the Department of Management Science, Ohio State University, in a journal article.  He studie...

COVID-19: Tips for Mindfulness & Coping with Anxiety

COVID-19: Tips for Mindfulness & Coping with Anxiety
Amid ever-changing information around the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are experiencing heightened stress and anxiety."Anxiety is not right, and it is not wrong. It is just part of the human experience," says Kristin Lothman, a mind-body counselor with Mayo Clinic's Department of Integrative Medicine and Health. "Healthy anxiety calls us into action to be safe, to take care of the people that we love and to arrive at the present moment exp...

10 Important Job Skills

10 Important Job Skills
Recently, Straits Times published an article on the "10 most important job skills in demand by employers". Individuals whose livelihood have been affected by the COVID-19 situation will find this an interesting read. Perhaps it is a good time to reflect and identify those job skills required.Job Skills in DemandThe 10 most important job skills listed in the article are:Data LiteracyCritical ThinkingTech-SavvinessAdaptability and FlexibilityCr...

Training Precautionary Measures – COVID-19 Updates

Training Precautionary Measures – COVID-19 Updates
Update: 7 April 2020In line with the additional national measures announced on 3rd April 2020 in response to COVID-19 and under the advice of SSG (SkillsFuture Singapore), we will be postponing our classroom training in April 2020. The suspension of all training will be till 4th May and may be extended, depending on the national COVID-19 situation.  Please feel free to contact us at info@bpcoachtrain.com if you have any question. I...

High-Performing Teams Need Psychological Safety. Here’s How to Create It

High-Performing Teams Need Psychological Safety. Here’s How to Create It
“There’s no team without trust,” says Paul Santagata, Head of Industry at Google. He knows the results of the tech giant’s massive two-year study on team performance, which revealed that the highest-performing teams have one thing in common: psychological safety, the belief that you won’t be punished when you make a mistake. Studies show that psychological safety allows for moderate risk-taking, speaking your mind, creativity, and sticking...

Coaching Means Business – Coaching Approach

Coaching Means Business – Coaching Approach
Taking the coaching approach in business is key in our day-to-day activity. Coaching doesn't always have to be that time consuming as many leaders have expressed. Read this article on how one can leverage "in the moment" coaching approach..."In the Moment" Coaching Approach“In the moment” coaching delivers real, tangible business results. You know that, but do the leaders in your organization? If people don’t associate taking a coaching approach...

4 Questions that Will Improve Your Emotional Intelligence

4 Questions that Will Improve Your Emotional Intelligence
Great article written by a Clinical Psychologist on how to improve your emotional intelligence.Emotional intelligence means the capacity to reflect on and understand your emotional life. Because the clearer you can be about your emotions — what they are and how they work — the better you’ll be able to manage the most difficult and painful ones. Thankfully, we can all improve our emotional intelligence with a little learning and some practice. What fol...

Tackle Stress with a New Mindset

Tackle Stress with a New Mindset
Stress mindset and our ability to manage our emotions is an important aspect in our lives. This is a good article by DR. RYAN NIEMIEC on how we can tackle stress. Also check out our Emotional Intelligence (EQ) workshop to learn how to lead with emotional intelligence.Are you a "glass half-full" kind of person? When the word "stress" comes to mind, even the most optimistic person probably has a negative reaction. Most people don't wish for stres...

How Vulnerable Are You?

How Vulnerable Are You?
Being Vulnerable takes courage.  Many leaders put up an armour shield when they lead their team.  Is that what leadership is?  This is a great article about the importance of Vulnerability as leaders....Superheroes - How vulnerable are they?Last year, 20 of the top 25 highest-grossing movies featured characters with super-human powers or extraordinary talents. Invincible leads like T’Challa, Captain America, and Aquaman appeal to us...
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