Behind the Scenes with Leading Global Coaching Firms: A Conversation with Lee Hecht Harrison and Right Management
with Lynn Velazquez, Ed. D. & Curt Grayson, PhD.
Have you ever wondered what it’s like and what it takes to coach for a global coaching firm? Join us as we explore up close and personal how these firms deploy coaches to serve the complex needs that companies face around the world. Whether it’s leadership development, career transition, or change management, coaches play an integral role in moving their firm’s clients forward. We will gain insights into what they’re looking for in prospective coaches, and, once hired, how they train and ready them to serve the critical needs of their wide-ranging clientele. We will learn firsthand what their clients are looking for in coaching engagements and how their coaching practices have changed over the years. Those who attend will have the opportunity to have their bio submitted to the speakers after the session.
What you’ll learn:
- How coaching fits into the overall company strategy
- What they look for in hiring coaches
- How they train coaches
- Trends/Changes they have seen in the coaching landscape
- What resources and tools their coaches use
- Advice they have for coaches and more...
About the Speakers
Lynn Velazquez, Ed.D, Western Region Master Coach, Lee Hecht Harrison
Dr. Lynn Velazquez is Lee Hecht Harrison’s Western Region Master Coach. She manages the selection and certification of coaches in the Western Region, ensuring the quality, consistency, and delivery of the coaching process with clients. Lynn has more than 15-years’ experience working with executives. She coaches mid- to senior-level executives on improving communication, leadership skills, team building, and conflict resolution. A large focus of her coaching centers on leaders making the transition from tactical to strategic responsibilities. Lynn asks powerful, thought-provoking questions to test the status quo and provide guidance that moves the client from the way things are to the way the client envisions them. She encourages ideas, challenges expectations, provides objective feedback, and sets the tone for permanent change
Lee Hecht Harrison is a Top 5 Leadership development firm worldwide as recognized by the prestigious ALM Vanguard rating. Coaching is a foundation of their offerings to help employees navigate change, become better leaders, develop better careers, and transition into new jobs. www. LHH.com
Curt Grayson, Ph.D, Senior Consultant, Right Management
Curt is a highly experienced executive coach, consultant, trainer and facilitator with over 20 years of experience across multiple industries, sectors, and curriculum disciplines. His expertise includes executive coaching, leadership development, talent management, strategic planning, building high performance teams, facilitating change, and creating productive and positive work cultures. His extensive leadership facilitation and training experience includes training over 4000 leaders in customized leadership development programs. Prior to joining Right Management, Curt operated his own consulting practice for many years as well as serving on the consulting staffs of the Center for Creative Leadership and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Right Management, the global career expert, provides world-class development for individuals and organizations. With a network of over 1000 coaches worldwide, they offer a proven methodology that drives impact through flexible processes, and mature coaching programs that have endured the test of time. Their approach is centered around the fact that organizations thrive when their leaders succeed. www.Right.com
Event Registrations Details:
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 / 6:30 - 9:30 PM Pacific
Skirball Cultural Center, Haas Room
2701 North Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90040
CCEUs: 1.5 CCEUs for Core Competencies
ICFLA Members & Community Associates: $30.00 Guests: $40.00