Whether you are a Master Certified Coach or just starting your practice… whether you are an executive, life or business coach, or something in between… whether you are interested in adding coaching to your professional skill set, are simply curious about coaching, or are looking to hire a coach… ICF Houston Chapter is your best professional coaching resource!
ICF Houston Chapter is the local chapter of the International Coach Federation, the largest non-profit worldwide association of professional business and personal coaches. With more than 13,000 members in over 80 countries, and over 150 chapters in 42 countries, the ICF’s core purpose is to advance the art, science and practice of professional coaching.
Our vibrant ICF Houston Chapter community is buzzing with programs, possibilities, and connections to help you sustain yourself, your business, and the coaching profession. If you are seeking a coach, we have resources to help you better understand coaching and help you find a professional coach from our member directory. Please join our email list to find out about upcoming programs, meetings and events. Guests are always welcome!
Join Us For Our Upcoming Events!
"Damaging Ways Biases Show Up and What To Do About It"
6:00 - 8:30pm
- The Human interactions are deeply biased.
- Given the importance of the interactions and relationships to coaches and leaders, it is imperative that we work out how to minimize bias.
- This session will introduce a new approach to breaking bias - drawing on the underlying brain systems behind the biases driving people.
About Tony Pottle
A business leader, trainer, speaker and professional coach with over 24 years of experience with Fortune 500 companies - Tony is the owner of Time to be Great LLC, and Operations Director for Education and Research with the NeuroLeadership Institute. He holds a Certificate of Brain-based Coaching Skills, is earning a Masters in the Neuroscience of Leadership, is certified as a Lead Trainer, and has trained and coached hundreds of leaders.
In his prior corporate role, Tony excelled as a leader and was promoted to the Chief of Staff for a broad industry unit, responsible for over 1,300 people with revenue just over $500 million.
Tony's results with profitable growth, client focus and operational excellence earned him 16 awards and recognitions to date, including "Champions of Growth", "Stellar Results" and "Outstanding Account Startup".
Message from our President
Welcome to the International Coaches Federation (ICF) Houston Chapter. The profession of coaching is expanding rapidly and the ICF Houston Chapter is leading the way by delivering innovative programs, educational events and networking opportunities for the professional coaching community and its sponsors. Our vision is simply to be The “Go To” resource for Houston area coaches.
Our 2013-2014 Goals align with our 3 year strategic plan to:
- Enhance the visibility of the ICF Houston Chapter and its members
- Add incremental value to our membership, sponsors and community
- Improve our internal processes to further enhance the ICF Houston Chapter experience
I would like to extend a warm thank you to Liz Plaster, our Past President, for all of her hard work and dedication these past two years. We all deeply appreciate her commitment of time, energy and passion to shaping the organization and her continued service to the coaching community.
We have a talented and committed board of directors along with an incredible spirit of volunteerism among our committee members that create and implement the ICF Houston Chapter experience. I am grateful to have the opportunity to serve as President this year and look forward to helping define and deliver the resources, tools and programs that will enable you to serve your clients more effectively. If you’re not a member yet, I invite you to join us in celebrating the profession of coaching and in pursuit of coaching excellence.
President, ICF Houston Chapter 2013-2014