July 17, 2019
Bringing Happiness Into Coaching: Elevating Your Clients with Science of Happiness
Learn how to utilize the SPIRE model (SPIRE model from Harvard’s Tal Ben-Shahar) to bring new client awareness and insights. Use The Upside of Stress to reframe client’s relationship with the emotion; partner with client to understand levers that can be pulled to increase well-being; benefit of understanding the “big picture” of the science of happiness; shift client’s relationship with their painful emotions utilizing The Permission To Be Human; invoke inquiry into how clients feel about happiness for greater understanding, awareness, and clarity, and much more!
July 11, 2019
Rock Your Coaching Business Using ICF Core Competencies: How to Use Your Coaching Skills to Build a Successful Coaching Business
Curtis & Kat Knecht
Did you start out your quest to be a coach with a passion to have a positive impact on your clients and make a difference in the world? Does some of that passion get lost when it comes to the business side of things? In this lively interactive teleclass you will learn how to take the ICF coaching core competencies to deepen your coaching mastery, market your coaching business, and use them in all your interactions with potential clients as well as gain a deeper understanding of each competency and its purpose for you as a coach.
June 20, 2019
An Authentic Marketing Plan for Coaches
Many of us feel inundated by marketing strategies that, unfortunately, feel disingenuous at best, and manipulative at worst. The approach taught by many business "gurus" can feel to us coaches to be pushy, brash, and slick -- not at all how we wish to represent ourselves. The good news is that there is a better alternative. Marketing and sales can be MUCH different: heart-based, authentic, and quietly, magnetically powerful. In this content-rich class, expert marketing coach George Kao will illuminate an authentic path to spreading your message to the right people and gaining new ideal clients for your business.
June 4, 2019
Helping Clients Navigate the Transition Zone
Ann Kruse, ACC
“Everything was going so well. Then suddenly things changed. It’s like I no longer know who I am. I want to work with a coach because I need a new job/career/spouse/body/car/haircut.” Does this sound familiar? How many times have you heard this from clients? Or from yourself? This person is in the Transition Zone. When you are in the Transition Zone, you are in between two states, and it can be very confusing. As a coach, you can help your client best when you understand the two states and when you understand how transition zones work.
May 23, 2019
Show Your Spirit! Weaving Spiritual Tools Into Your Coaching Practice
Tina Schust Robinson
Do you have spiritual practices that guide your everyday living? Have you befitted as a coach from these spiritual practices and/or from spiritual guidance? Do you want to leverage this spirituality in your coaching practice? yet as coaches we often don’t let OUR whole selves come out to play, restraining the full productive use of our practices, beliefs, and collective wisdom. In this interactive session, you will: Define what spirituality means to you and how it has benefited and could benefit your coaching practice; learn about spiritual tools that support your coaching peers and identify additional tools that may benefit you; describe the benefits to you and your clients by using these tools in the coaching process, and much more!
May 8, 2019
Courageous Coaching with Emotional Intelligence
Desiree Briel Rodi, MBA
This teleclass will provide a first-hand experience of the value and power of active listening, and the foundational connection between EQ and coaching. In addition, you will learn skills to improve your coaching, move from the “what” to the “who” and deepen your client’s awareness to empower them to create change. In addition, we will build a foundation and practice the art of Active Listening to: (1) Build awareness, presence and mindfulness; (2) Improve ability to listen for themes, opportunities to paraphrase, ask powerful questions, and create awareness, and (3) Listen for and track feelings in the client and simultaneously track feelings in self/coach.
April 25, 2019
Communicate Your Value in Less Than 30 Seconds
If you’re like most coaches, you may start thinking you need to explain what coaching is, your approach and specialty, create interest in the person you’re speaking with AND communicate your value so they’re willing to pay you what you’re worth. What if you could communicate the value of what you do quickly, concisely and confidently? In this teleclass, learn how to create an introduction that clearly communicates your value, and immediately gets an ideal client's attention; learn how to explore smart strategies to leverage your introduction and create magnetic marketing to attract great clients everywhere, and much more!
April 9, 2019
Talk Yourself into Success: Positive Self-Talk, Confidence and Resilience Strategies
Susan Samakow, PCC, CPCC
In this class, Susan will share her proven formula and techniques, as well as life skills for achieving success and how to live a flourishing life and equip you with the tools you need to thrive. The key takeaways from Susan’s class are: Proven productive and positive self-talk strategies; Creating and deepening mindfulness, being present, and clarity; Active listening so that a client feels heard and acknowledged; Providing life skills and how they impact you professionally and personally; Resilience techniques to increase your resilience level, and much more!
March 28, 2019
What is Your Coaching Philosophy: Build a Solid Foundation for Your Business with a Clear, Concise Coaching Philosophy
Julian Humphreys, Ph.D., PCC
ICF-certified coaches need a coaching philosophy to ground their practice and differentiate themselves from other coaches, but it can't just be borrowed from the ICF website! A good coaching philosophy is unique to each individual. In this teleclass learn what a coaching philosophy is and how it's different from a coaching model; how a coaching philosophy helps your coaching and your business; how to develop your own, unique coaching philosophy, and much more! A good coaching philosophy makes practicing coaching and marketing your business so much easier. Get started on it today, in this hands-on, 'What's Your Coaching Philosophy?
March 13, 2019
Ethics: What Are Your Ethical Blind Spots? (Part 1)
Tina Elliot, MBA, PCC, BCC.
Coaches view themselves as more ethical, fair and objective than others, yet at times act against their own moral compass. In this teleclass we will take a closer look at recent research on unintentional unethical behavior i.e. blind spots and the conditions under which ethical blind spots can lead good people to cross ethical boundaries. In this ethics specific training, you will learn what are Ethical blind spots and how they can impact your moral operation as a coach; understand the 3 sources of ethical blind spots and strategies to enhance your ethical awareness; how coaches have been led astray in the past due to a lack of awareness of their ethical blind spots, and much more!
February 14, 2019
Savvy Strategic Alliances: Creating Powerful, Fun, & Profitable Partnerships
Tara Butler Floch, PCC, CPCC.
Most coaches start their own practice excited about “doing their own thing” and being their own boss. In this teleclass learn about Strategic Alliances, a great way to take your business to the next level when you pick the right partners for the right projects. Coaches who crave collaboration often jump into strategic alliances without clarity of vision and strong design, and get little ROI as a result. When done well, Strategic Alliances can be one of the fastest ways to grow your business. This training will teach you how to do just that.
February 14, 2019
Coaching for Hope and Possibility: 5 Simple Steps That Begin with Gratitude and End with Hope on Grace Trail
Anne Barry Jolles, PCC
Bring the international phenomenon of Grace Trail into your coaching practice and your life, work and community! Learn how to build and acquire beliefs and skills that will help you and your clients move forward and invite in hope, resiliency and grace more often. By asking and reflecting on 5 key questions about the five components of GRACE – Gratitude, Release, Acceptance, Challenge and Embrace – you will find that you are walking off your worries and walking toward hope and possibility.
January 31, 2019
Leverage Your Coaching Branding by Improving Your e-Presence
Where is YOUR audience online? What 3 things do I need to attack today on my LinkedIn account? How can I use Facebook for business and it doesn't drive me crazy? Have you ever wondered how to brand your coaching practice so prospects come to you too? This teleclass reviews the demographics of each social media platform and how to optimize Facebook and LinkedIn. This will ensure that your clients can find you online and, when they do, ensure your presence compliments your overall mission.
January 10, 2019
Coaching to Enable a Growth Mindset
Andrea Derler, Ph.D.
Change is the new normal, and technology has begun to transform the way we live and work. Some of the smartest organizations in the world have begun to prepare their workforce to manage change by teaching a growth mindset. In this teleclass learn what makes growth mindset such a powerful enabler of change; why organizations enable their managers to coach team members with a “growth mindset approach; how both coaches and coachees can develop and enable a growth mindset to help, and much more!