Quantum Leap Your Leadership Coaching
Ann Farrell, CPCC, PCC, MSCCC
Leadership Coaching and Development is the number one area that corporations and organizations engage external coaches for support. Whether leadership coaching is part of your service offering or you are focused on helping individual clients to achieve their personal, life or career goals, elevating our coaching skills in this area can have significant impact and results. This teleclass will provide you with a leadership coaching framework as well as specific evidence-based coaching paths to close the opportunities for growth as a leader you and your clients may identify in your work together.
How Do You Coach "a Racist"?: Two Keys for Effective Coaching
Victor Lee Lewis & Patti Digh
Coaching never takes place in a vacuum ….there is always a context, and our current context requires coaches to increasingly navigate complex differences in assumptions, values, beliefs, and approaches to work and life. Building the skill of cultural humility will help you handle the eventuality that there will always be things you won’t know when engaging with clients different from yourself. In this teleclass, we will focus on five ICF core competencies that are most directly affected by diversity: Ethical guidelines and professional standards, Establishing trust and intimacy, Active listening, Powerful questioning, and Direct communications.
Staying Out of Ethical Hot Water: How Ethical Gray Area Situations Can Turn Into Black and White Breaches of Ethics Code
Tina Elliot, MBA, PCC, BCC
Ethics specific training includes a review of ethical gray area situations that could turn into a black and white breach of code if not aware. This ethics specific teleclass is focused on: Understanding ethical “gray area” situations and how to move through them consciously and course correct if necessary; a process for working through ethical gray area situations to determine the best path; breakout sessions with “hands-on” learning, diving into coaching dilemmas with a small team; hands-on experience with the ICF Code of Ethics improving your ability to interpret the code of ethics and its application.
Niche in a Nutshell:
Tara Butler Floch, PCC, CPCC
When we look at the thriving coaches that are MOST successful, they almost always have a clear Niche and Ideal Client. This presentation will help demystify the concept of Niche and help overcome common fears and misconceptions that hold coaches back from taking the deep dive into a niched coaching practice. In this presentation you will learn: The three aspects of a true Niche; the common misconceptions about Niche and what’s really true; the benefits to you AND your clients to choosing a niche; how to establish credibility in a newly chosen market niche, and much more!
When Coaching Sessions Go South: Managing Conflict in the Moment
Jason Sackett, PCC, LCSW, CEAP
No matter how skilled and conscientious you are as a coach, if you work in the profession long enough, at some point a client will suddenly and unpredictably take offense to something you say or do, get angry, and confront you. Coaches attending this teleclass will learn how to identify your instinctive responses to confrontation and eliminate reactions that re-arm a client’s anger; become grounded in the face of conflict to enable sincerity and focus on the client; communicate empathy for the client’s perspectives and feelings, and much more!
Authentic Marketing for Coaches: Grow Your Client Base via Generosity & Integrity
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. 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. Learn how to effectively spread your message and expertise online; how to enroll clients authentically -- in a way that makes prospects feel cared for, and much more!
A New Approach to Strengths for a New Year
Josh Allan Dykstra
Using “strengths” at work is a familiar idea, but is there MORE we could do with it? Could a fresh approach to strengths even help us "future-proof" our leaders and companies. This teleclass specifically addresses the ongoing education needs of coaches by providing a fresh approach to a familiar topic (strengths-based development and positive psychology). Presenter Josh Allan Dykstra will show you how to take the strengths approach to the next frontier, tap into the energy that overlaps with a person's true calling, and help make our organizations ready for tomorrow.