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Teleclass: Coaching Below the Surface – How to Build Real (and Psychologically Safe) Relationships with People Who Are Different from You
July 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm$10.00 – $32.50
Topic: Coaching Below the Surface: How to Build Real (and Psychologically Safe) Relationships with People Who Are Different from You
Speaker: LaTonya Wilkins, ACC
CCEs: 1.5 Core Competencies
Date: Thursday, July 28, 2022
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Pacific Time
Location: Virtual meeting via Zoom.us / Your link to join the conference will be sent after you register. Remember to login before registering for the event.
Do you find yourself coaching people who are different from you? Perhaps they are of different age, race, gender, or sexual orientation? As coaches, we pride ourselves on asking questions and listening so being different shouldn’t matter, right? Well, not exactly. We are still human. This interactive session will focus on the human side of coaching. You will specifically learn how our implicit bias and blind spots may interfere with us building the most trustful coaching relationships possible with clients that are different from us.
Takeaways from Teleclass:
- Why coaching people different from oneself is a vital skill
- A history of diversity, equity, and inclusion approaches and why these approaches have failed in organizations
- Common missteps that humans take when interacting with people different from ourselves, and how to recognize and avoid these missteps
- How to coach below the surface to create a culture of belonging in your coaching practice and in the field as a whole
About LaTonya Wilkins
Founder of The Change Coaches and author of Leading Below the Surface: How to Build Real (and Psychologically Safe) Relationships with People Who Are Different from You, LaTonya Wilkins specializes in coaching executives on leading “below the surface” to build psychologically safe relationships with their teams across differences. She is a sought-after keynote speaker and has inspired audiences all over the world. Through highly customized coaching, culture academies, and human-centered design services, LaTonya and her teamwork with executives, upwardly mobile professionals, and teams to create cultures of belonging, motivating environments, and amplify the “only ones” at work so they feel more valued, heard, and engaged at work.
LaTonya has worked with leaders at many well-known companies including Google, GE, The New York Times, and several nonprofits. She built her career working in HR, talent management, and learning & development at Fortune 500 companies before teaching and taking on progressive leadership roles at the University of Illinois’ Gies College of Business. LaTonya was rated an “excellent” teacher by her undergraduate business students, and she is also a board member of the LGBTQ+ Alumni Association at Indiana University. She is currently the President of the True Star Youth Foundation board, which is a digital marketing social entrepreneurship company that recently received a Google Impact Award.
LaTonya has been featured in publications such as Fast Company, Well+ Good, and Inc Magazine. She also gained global recognition when she was recognized on the most inclusive HR influencer list in 2019.