Andrea Novakowski, executive coach to business owners and leaders, will receive the highest honor of her peers when she is inducted into the International Coaching Federation (ICF) New England Chapter’s newly-established Hall of Fame on June 18th.
Online PR News – 15-June-2012 – Ashland, MA – Andrea Novakowski, executive coach to business owners and leaders, will receive the highest honor of her peers when she is inducted into the International Coaching Federation (ICF) New England Chapter’s newly-established Hall of Fame, this Monday night, June 18 at the Chapter’s awards ceremony at the Doubletree Hotel in Westborough, MA.
ICF-NE created the ICF-NE Hall of Fame in 2011 as a way to honor the professional coaches who have demonstrated their exemplary coaching skills as well as served as an ambassador to the coaching community, industry and world. These select few serve as models for ICF-NE membership and the coaching community. Novakowski will be joined by Steve Lishansky as the second year Hall of Fame inductees. The first year inductees were Cheryl Richardson, Chrissy Carew and Wendy Capland.
The ICF is a nonprofit and is the leading global organization dedicated to advancing the coaching profession (personal and business coaching). ICFNE is one of the largest ICF chapters in the world. The criteria for selection to the Hall of Fame were the individual had to be a Master Certified Coach; contribute to the local ICF chapter-Novakowski was a Past President of ICFNE and served many years on the Board and committees; and make significant contributions and impact the community efforts to promote coaching to the business community.
Based in Ashland, MA, Novakowski is an executive coach who has been helping clients align their professional goals with their personal values since 1997. She is an International Coach Federation (ICF) Master Certified Coach (MCC). This prestigious credential puts her in the top one percent of coaches world-wide. She is a Coach U Professional Mentor Coach.
“I love that I can bring my background, experience and gifts to others to help them move forward in their professional and personal life. I love being part of their journey, connecting in a meaningful way, and supporting them to make their dreams into reality. I am honored to be inducted into the Hall of Fame of coaches,” said Novakowski. “My clients are people who are successful and want to meld career development and personal growth to reach higher productivity and deeper levels of job and personal satisfaction. They are strong leaders who are brave, resilient, determined, generous and caring. They want to make a difference in their own life and of those around them.”
Novakowski started coaching with a vision of creating extraordinary relationships among people in the business world, helping people grow and develop as leaders in their organizations and life, and giving back to others. She is the past President of the International Coach Federation (ICFNE), served three terms on the Board of Directors and as the Membership Chair. She is a coaching pioneer who spearheaded the New England chapter’s certification with ICF. She has published her Coaching Tip of the Week since 2011 providing thought provoking and inspirational ideas about work and life.
Andrea and her husband, Bill reside in Ashland, MA and have two adult children, James and Anna.
For more information on Novakowski visit www.coachandrea.com. For information on the ICF-NE Awards ceremony, visit www.cfne.org/gratitude-awards-gala/.