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January 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

$10.00 – $32.50



Topic: Cultivating Mindfulness to Build Awareness, Presence, and Deep Calm

Guest Speaker: Katie B. Smith, MCC

Facilitators: Carrie Williams, MCC, and Dr. Damian Goldvarg, MCC, CSP, ESIA

CCEs: 1.0 Core Competencies

Date: Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Pacific Time

Location: Virtual meeting via Zoom.us / Your link to join the conference will be sent after you register. Remember to log in before registering for the event.

This SIG is only for members who have achieved their MCC credentials.


Cultivating mindfulness is a powerful journey toward building awareness, presence, and profound calm. As we reflect on the idea that the more we relax, the more we receive, it prompts us to consider the transformative impact of operating from this mindset. Imagine the shift in your experience of yourself, your clients, and your interactions if guided by such a perspective. How might embracing this mindset enhance the quality of your coaching and overall well-being?

Integrating this mindset into behavior requires deliberate and consistent practice. During our group discussion, we will explore these key questions.

  • How can we adopt and embody a mindset that emphasizes relaxation as a gateway to receptivity?
  • What specific actions and habits can we cultivate to align our behaviors with this philosophy?

We will engage in a conversation that delves into these crucial aspects. By collectively exploring these questions, we can uncover insights that not only strengthen our coaching competencies but also pave the way for a life characterized by greater ease, calm, and trust. Let’s embark on this journey together to deepen our mindfulness practices and enrich both our professional and personal lives.


About Katie B. Smith, MCC

Katie B. Smith is an experienced Executive and Career Coach who focuses on helping business leaders and professionals to successfully navigate change and strengthen communication, leadership skills, emotional intelligence, and career transition while effectively growing their businesses and careers. With 14 years of coaching experience, Katie B. Smith works with senior executives, managers, and professionals who want to:

  • Become more productive in their current role.
  • Become more inspiring leaders.
  • Improve their work satisfaction by aligning their work more closely with their values.
  • Seek more effective strategies for career navigation and transition.

Katie believes that seeking to uncover and align with our authentic selves is vital to our becoming the best leaders we can be. Her clients often comment on her unique ability to help them identify tangible goals with personal and professional meaning, allowing them to experience more freedom, higher income, greater business results, and greater peace of mind.




About Carrie Williams, MCC

As a certified professional coach and best-selling Amazon author, Carrie Williams works with individuals and businesses to help them get farther faster. As a keynote speaker, workshop facilitator, and one-on-one coach, Carrie works with teams and individuals to reach their goals in leadership, stress management, business growth, and team development. She has worked with top-ranked law firms, entertainment companies, and “Big Four” financial firms.

Through her workshops, speeches, and coaching, Carrie provides practical tips and inspiration to thousands of lawyers, entrepreneurs, and creative professionals every year. Her Amazon best-selling book Eyes on the Prize: A Kick-Ass Guide to Setting & Achieving G.R.E.A.T. Goals is a tool that enables anyone to tackle their goals at their own pace.

Carrie is the founder of Los Angeles-based RainShadow Coaching. She is a Master Certified Coach (MCC) with the International Coach Federation (ICF) – the governing body and gold standard for the coaching field. She is a member of SAG/AFTRA, the Television Academy. She holds a graduate certification in evidence-based coaching from Fielding Graduate University and an MA in Organizational Leadership from Gonzaga University.




About Dr. Damian Goldvarg, Ph.D., MCC, CSP, ESIA

Dr. Damian Goldvarg, MCC, ESIA, is a Master Certified Coach and an Accredited Coaching Supervisor, working for over 30 years training coaches and coach supervisors globally. He was the ICF Global President in 2013 and 2014 and received the ICF Circle of Distinction Award for his contribution to the profession.




January 17
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
$10.00 – $32.50
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