Most coaches happily claim to be entirely ‘non-judgemental’. Our Head of Coaching and Education Jane Porter MCC is happy to admit that she’s made the same claim on numerous occasions. However, the more she learns about coaching (and herself), the more she is led to...

From March 2019, IECL is proud to have joined forces with seven other leading Australian independent companies to create ASX listed - GrowthOps.   Now operating as IECL by GrowthOps, creating a new category that fuses together marketing, technology and people disciplines, we'll be able to help organisations...

IECL is proud to be celebrating 20 years! It’s been a rewarding journey growing leaders, accrediting coaches, and helping organisations build effective leadership, throughout the Asia Pacific. Thank you to everyone who has been part of our journey. Here's to the next chapter and beyond!   Scroll...

Popular misconceptions of coaching lead many to believe that the older and more experienced the coach is, in their counterpart’s (coachee’s) field of expertise, the better. General Manager, Education Mandy Geddes disputes this view, and reveals what you should really look for in a coach.   Executives...

In this compelling piece, Jane Porter MCC, Head of Education courageously raises awareness of the "elephant" that senior women leaders face as they near or deal with midlife.   I’m increasingly noticing an “elephant in the room” when coaching senior women leaders approaching (or in) midlife. It’s an...

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...