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ICF Sacramento Charter Chapter
General Meeting:

Tuesday, September 13, 2016, 11:30 am – 1:15 pm

1 Core Competency CCEU (Pending Approval)

Spiritual Intelligence: Using the SQ21 Model to Increase Your Coaching Capacity

Steve Shpar headshotSteve Shfar, ACC

It is now well accepted that there is more to effective leadership than high IQ.  In the past two decades, Daniel Goleman’s groundbreaking research on Emotional Intelligence (EQ) has been widely embraced by the business community.  However, in today’s increasingly complex business environment, even EQ is not enough to meet the challenges of modern leadership. At our September 13 meeting, Steve Sphar will present the SQ21 model of Spiritual Intelligence (SQ).  To learn more, click here.


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On  October 11th at an evening meeting,
Debby Lott, MCC and Fredi Baker, MCC will be speaking on
“Dancing in the Moment: Bringing Artistry to the Coaching Process”.
You will be able to earn 1 CCEU for Core Competency #4 Coaching Presence.


Who are We?  How Can We Help You?

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ICF Sacramento, a  charter chapter of the International Coach Federation, is a nonprofit professional organization of trained personal, business, corporate and specialized coaches from the greater Sacramento area, and surrounding counties  (Placer, El Dorado, Shasta, Nevada, Yuba, Amador, Solano, Napa and Stanislaus Counties).  In harmony with the purpose, mission, and integrity of the International Coach Federation. ICF Sacramento exists to Advance the Art, Science and Practice of Coaching. We do this through our Vision, Mission and Values.




Our Vision:

To create a vibrant community of professional coaches that thrive.

Our Mission:

To foster an environment that engages, supports and challenges coaches to embody the pinnacle of professional coaching.

We achieve our mission by:

  • Maintaining the International Coaching Federation’s highest standards of ethics and integrity
  • Educating the public about the benefits of coaching and working with ICF Credentialed Coaches
  • Differentiating “ICF Credentialed Coaches” from other “coaches”
  • Providing resources for ongoing education and development for our coaches
  • Creating opportunities for the public to engage with professional ICF trained coaches

All ICF Sacramento Members are committed to abide by the Code of Ethics of the International Coach Federation, the  leading global organization dedicated to advancing the coaching profession by setting high standards, providing independent certification, and building a worldwide network of credentialed coaches.

Considering Joining as New Member?

ICF TableIf you are a coach, a coach in training or a coach wanna be, we invite you to join our community of professionals.  Educate yourself, form lasting relationships with other professional coaches and enjoy being a member of a charter chapter of the International Coach Federation.

Learn more about the benefits of Membership and Chapter Affiliation here.


Looking for a Professional Coach?

ICF Sacramento is  the premier source for professional coaches in Sacramento, Placer, El Dorado, Shasta, Nevada, Yuba, Amador, Solano, Napa and Stanislaus Counties.   Learn tips on how to hire a coach, how coaching might help you and choose from a list of professional coaches by specialty by clicking here.

Coaches and Other Professionals:  Considering Membership?

Don’t miss another day.  If you don’t find answers to your questions in our Members Benefits, feel free to email any of our Board or Committee Members on our Contact Page.  Gain the professional credibility of affiliation with a chapter of the International Coach Federation and support from our network of committed professional coaches.  You don’t have to be a coach to join.  Chapter Affiliate is available for those who are interested in coaching, the field of coaching or work in complementary fields, such as human resources, training and development and consulting.  We offer networking with like-minded professionals, opportunities to create strategic partnerships and exceptional programs to develop skills and learn cutting edge information.

Members:  What’s New?

Upcoming General Meeting.   Opportunities to Participate. 

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The  International Coach Federation (ICF) is the leading global independent organization that certifies coaches. The ICF has more than 22,000 members in 117 countries (2014). The ICF does not offer coach training thereby offering an independent credential for coaches wishing to align themselves with an ethical independent organization that upholds high coaching ethics.

Click here for Guide to Credentialing for up-to-date information on how to become a MCC, PCC or ACC coach.