Checking In Coaching World is a quarterly digital publication of the International Coach Federation. It is distributed via email and accessible online at icfcoachingworld.com. Coaching World is developed and produced by the ICF Marketing Department. Move Forward A new year brings new opportunities to enhance your life and advance your career. Take steps this quarter to make 2015 your most successful year yet! Save the date for ICF Advance 2015: Science of Coaching. Michael Voss Director of Brand Management Lisa Barbella Social Media Specialist Justin Hannah Marketing Specialist Abby Tripp Heverin Communications Coordinator Make a new habit—or break an old one. Stephanie Wright Brand Designer Opinions expressed by contributors are their own and not necessarily endorsed by Coaching World or the International Coach Federation (ICF). Content may not be reproduced in whole or in part without prior written permission. ICF Global staffers have been poring over our advance copy of ICF guest blogger Gretchen Rubin’s Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives (Crown), which goes on sale March 17, 2015. Readers can follow along with Rubin, the bestselling author of The Happiness Project (Harper, 2009) and Happier at Home (Three Rivers Press, 2013), as she researches the science of habit formation and tests her new learning out on herself, her friends and her family. Better Than Before will advance your understanding of habits in the context of your own personal and professional life, and in the lives of your clients. Be the first to nominate your organizational coaching initiative for a 2015 International Prism Award. International Coach Federation Headquarters 2365 Harrodsburg Road, Suite A325 Lexington, KY 40504 USA 1.888.423.3131 or 1.859.219.3580 email@example.com Mark your calendar for September 17 – 19, 2015, and make plans to join us at the United Kingdom’s Hilton London Wembley. Following up on the success of ICF Advance 2014: Science of Coaching, this event is an intensive, interactive 2½-day educational experience that will bridge the gap between coaching scholars and practitioners and deliver in-depth content covering the theories that underpin professional coaching. Registration for ICF Advance 2015 will open in May 2015 at Coachfederation.org/advance. In 2015, ICF’s International Prism Award program will celebrate a decade of recognizing transformative organizational coaching initiatives. Visit Coachfederation.org/prism to learn more about the award and sign up to be the first to know when the nomination window opens during International Coaching Week 2015. (Read the story of 2014 Prism honoree CareSource on page 11.) Advertise with us! firstname.lastname@example.org facebook.com/icfhq twitter.com/icfhq Coaching World coachfederation.org/linkedin youtube.com/icfheadquarters icf.to/google+ 4 coachfederation.org/blog Subscribe to Coaching World! Visit icf.to/subscribetoCW to have Coaching World delivered to your email inbox! Sign up for a FREE subscription today and receive bonus content with every issue.