The 11 coaching core competencies

1) Meeting ethical guidelines and professional standards, and applying them properly in all coaching situations.
2) Establishing the coaching agreement about the coaching process and relationship.
3) Establishing trust and intimacy with the client, i.e. creating a safe and supportive environment.
4) Coaching presence creating spontaneous relationships with clients.
5) Using active listening and focusing completely on the client.
6) Using powerful questioning.
7) Communicating effectively during coaching sessions.
8) Creating awareness.
9) Creating with the client opportunities for ongoing learning and for taking actions.
10) Planning and goal setting.
11) Managing progress and accountability, leaving responsibility to the client to take action.