In their latest Q&A session, Chip McFarlane MCC and Nicole Sitosta tackle why mindset really matters in the financial services industry. And how in this VUCA world, financial services organisations can rise to the challenge of embedding a growth mindset in their people.   Q: Chip, let’s...

Jane Porter MCC tackles the ongoing and robust debate on coaching versus mentoring, which continues unabated in the coaching industry. Is one better than the other? Is mentoring really that different to coaching, and if so, do these two need to be separately active, or...

The International Coach Federation (ICF) represents the highest quality in professional coaching. Our General Manager, Education, Mandy Geddes, is often asked how IECL’s coach training aligns with ICF accreditation. Here’s what you need to know.   This is one of our most frequently asked questions, and fair...

Our Coaching Practice team, John Raymond PCC and Renee Holder have demystified how to find the right organisational coach, including the questions to challenge a prospective coach with, and points to be considered after the first meeting.   IECL is proud of our cadre of more than...

Recently, Vogue India’s Gouri Shah discussed executive coaching but called it life coaching in an online story, asking whether coaching is “New-age gobbledygook or an effective way to reboot your life?” IECL’s General Manager, Education Mandy Geddes gives her take and sets the record straight...

IECL’s Director of Training Chip McFarlane MCC sat down with Nicole Sitosta to discuss how organisational coaching is evolving, and the threats and opportunities that disruption is bringing. He also shared what current organisational coaches need to develop in themselves to move with, and ahead...

Once upon a time only professional coaches needed to learn coaching skills. And they are still the real experts in the field, with more profound coaching skills than most of us will ever need. However, some basic coaching skills are starting to feel like a...

We’re delighted to announce that IECL joined Trimantium GrowthOps as we debuted on the ASX today. We’re excited to join this team of thinkers and doers from creativity, technology and leadership. We’ve come together to solve complex problems with one simple goal in mind: to...

Mandy Geddes’ chance meeting with Mr Jones, who worked at IECL’s Sydney office in the 1940s-50s, led to a conversation about the history of leadership training, and how that has morphed in the digital age. However one thing remains the same, no matter the era…...