The way to do this is to think differently and creatively.
We do not live in ‘the’ real world. We live in ‘a’ real world that we have constructed with our patterns of thinking and perception.
This is actually liberating because it enables us to tear down the parts of our life that are not working and build it up again. We can wake up each day filled with energy and purpose with gratitude coursing through our veins and anchored in a deep sense of well-being that never leaves us.
The vast majority of our ‘problems’ are actually internal but we try to ‘solve’ them through external action. This effort is destined to fail. We can make our external actions much more effective by changing the mental models we use through which we perceive the world.
Examples will be given in the session to illustrate the points above.
Specifically you will learn about stress: the REAL reason you feel it, as the world you live in is a construct – you created it with your mental chatter and your mental models, supported by the following key learning outcomes:
Your take-away practical tool from this session: Three powerful techniques to banish stress from your life.
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With over 40,000 hours of experience, and exposure to many models and approaches I have put together a way to organize all you know in a way that you can use quickly.
In this pre-summit, we’ll look at this P.E.R.F.E.C.T. SCANNING to help our own performance. Then develop it with our clients.
Imagine you suddenly have to rise to the challenge and succeed at a difficult task –pitching to a huge potential client, writing an article, or just keeping up with the flow of tasks involved with promoting and building a successful practice. How do you keep yourself capable of attaining and maintaining long-term peak performance?
The PERFECT Scan
Think about a specific challenge. Then scan through the 7 layers and identify what are the resources you could be pulling on more effectively and what are the areas that you need to build capacity in order to be at your best.
P What might be going on at a biological or physical level that is helping or hurting your performance
E Looking at environment – what resources are around you that you could tap into? Do you harness the systems, get the culture?
R What relationships could be sustaining you more effectively?
F What’s an emotional profile? Can you tap into your emotional intelligence?
E Are you thinking effectively, do you know your cognitive profile or distortions. Can you match your style to the challenge?
C Can you pull from the past? Tap more deeply into the present, and develop an ideal relationship with your future?
T When facing major obstacles, do you have multiple pathways to transcendent resources?
They say we only use 10% of our brain. We probably only use a percentage of all the internal and external resources that we could.
Specifically you will learn the PERFECT Scan, which is a Framework of Frameworks. As coaches, we help others attain and sustain peak performance, how can we do that for ourselves – a way for you to quickly organize and harness all your resources and tools to a meet a coaching challenge.
This is supported by the following key learning outcomes:
Brian O. Underhill, Ph.D. is the founder of the international coaching organization CoachSource. He has spent 13 years screening executive coaches worldwide and has the scars to prove it! Hear the "behind the scenes" stories from building a pool of over 1000 coaches in 45 countries to serve multi-national corporations' executive coaching requests.
Specifically you will learn the following key learning outcomes:
Want to go big, create wealth and impact the world? In this intriguing talk, we will discuss what it takes for individuals and organizations to scale up their game like never before.
Bestselling author and ultimate human performance expert, Steven Kotler (author with Peter Diamandis of the NYT bestselling business book BOLD,) and Director of the Flow Genome Project, Jamie Wheal, will provide a radical roadmap—backed up by extensive research—for turbo-charging innovation, moonshot thinking and crowd-powered collaboration to create extraordinary wealth while also positively impacting the lives of billions. One thing is most certain—there has never been a better time to be bold!
Specifically you will learn the secrets behind Peter Diamandis’ and Steven Kotlers’ NYT Bestselling book "BOLD: How to Go Big, Create Wealth and Impact the World", supported by the following key learning outcomes:
Learn how to be more valued, respected and admired for what you do, based on ground-breaking research from the New York Times Bestseller, ADMIRED, 21 Ways to Double Your Value.
Specifically you will learn to Master the 8 Traits of the Most Valuable People, and will walk away with these key learning outcomes:
Your take-away practical tool from this session: Our free study called Success Built to Last.
How to stop chasing future goals and start pivoting present stories.
Many early coaching models, particularly those with roots in sports psychology and performance improvement, had goals at their core. These models were based in a number of assumptions, including: goal achievement is a linear process and people know what they want at the beginning.
A Narrative Approach starts from a different set of assumptions, eg, increasing people’s non-judgmental awareness of their current state, stories and actions is the necessary foundation for any change; achieving what someone truly wants is often a circuitous process and people will seldom know what that is until they are in process.
We live in a time when our clients often overwhelmed by a sense that there is too much to do and too many sets of expectations. Few of us need more goals, and life/work hacks only go so far. In addition, many of the deepest desires we have (like happiness) are best attained tangentially. We need to start thinking about performance in narrative terms.
To do so, we will look at how to use the Narrative Design framework to help clients meet four core human needs without goals. As with a protagonists’ journey of discovery in a good movie, it is only after a number of false starts and tests that they realize what they were most authentically seeking or most developmentally needed.
In this session, we will explore how you can work without goals, including:
Are you willing to risk working without the goal safety net?
Specifically you will be introduced to Narrative Design as an integrative coaching framework in which you can use to facilitate transformation without the need for goals, supported by key learning outcomes:
Your take-away practical tool from this session: An Introduction to my new book, “Narrative Coaching: Principles and Practices for Bringing New Stories to Life” in pdf format.
Systemic Team Coaching is one of the fastest growing coaching approaches.
This talk by Professor Peter Hawkins will show why team coaching is so needed and how team coaching is fundamentally different from both traditional approaches to team development and team facilitation. He will present the five key disciplines to team coaching and share case examples from various countries.
Specifically you will learn the Five Disciplines of Systemic Team Coaching, and will walk away with 3 key learning outcomes:
Your take-away practical tool from this session: A copy of the Five Disciplines Model.
The field of neuro-cardiology recently discovered an intrinsic nervous system or “little brain” in the heart that can sense, feel, learn and remember. This heart brain sends information to the head brain that influences our emotional state, mental clarity and intuitive discernment. Understanding how to access our heart intelligence has been shown to increase personal resilience and effectiveness. Leading and coaching from Heart Intelligence has been shown to achieve higher outcomes for clients.
Specifically you will learn what heart intelligence is and why it's important in the world, supported by the following key learning outcomes:
Your take-away practical tool from this session: A simple scientifically validated technique to increase your personal resilience and access your heart intelligence.
What does the word “relationship” evoke in you as a masterful Practitioner? Being with another person? Being with a group of people? What emerges into conscious awareness if our first response is being with our self? Discover the potential available in living a Sovereign life.
A client who engaged me to broaden and deepen her contribution as a leader of a global division in a public company declared recently, “Being gifted with courage, I accept my responsibility to engage.” Often we speak of another person being courageous, projecting our self onto another, blind to the latent potential already within. Practitioners of all types who focus engagement in human development witness profound courage in our clients.
How conscious are you about what your contribution is into the partnership field you create in professional relationships? Consider what is occurring within you that is generative and reciprocal with clients so that you may boldly, purposefully, respectfully and authentically maximize your potential and the potential of everyone you serve.
In this session, we will introduce what it means to Live Sovereign and the influence and positive impact in generating sustainable change for clients.
What you will learn from this presentation:
You will gain greater awareness on how to live sovereign in order to generate agility and integrity by self-authoring the choice of relationship to the conditions of our lives. You will walk away with 3 key learning outcomes:
Your take-away practical tool from this session:
A Practice Guide to Live Sovereign
This overview of the 9 IAC Coaching Masteries demonstrates how core principles influence every aspect of your work and your life.
What steps do you take to ensure that every relationship and every conversation you have with clients, business associates, and even friends and family, are enhanced to flourish in ways that creates greater meaning and more fulfilling experiences?
This session provides a roadmap of how the 9 IAC Coaching Masteries work to promote growth and deepen understanding in all relationships. Imagine knowing that every interaction can increase value simply because you have the ability to influence, support and lead in a way that empowers and encourages the best from everyone. How would that improve your practice and your life?
Come along with Dr. Susan Meyer, Aileen Gibb, Krishna Kumar and Natalie Tucker Miller on a journey of coaching discovery that will show you how to get results immediately, with the simplest of shifts in your approach.
Specifically you will learn a blueprint on how to integrate coaching mastery into all of your ventures and relationships, both personal and professional, for more fulfilling and rewarding experiences, supported by the following key learning outcomes:
The book Reinventing Organizations’ has sparked huge interest in self-organisation beyond hierarchy. Of the many options available, how do we choose those which will work for our clients and their organisations? This session contextualises the shift beyond hierarchy and provides a map to help you make conscious choices to navigate this complex transition.
Our volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous 21st century requires new ways of organising and working together - how do we self-organise collaboratively beyond hierarchy?
But if we throw out the familiar structures of conventional hierarchy, can we just work things out as we go along? How do we avoid slipping into the ‘tyranny of structurelessness’ or being dominated by a shadow hierarchy behind what looks like a flat structure? Are there really viable alternatives to hierarchy?
Some of the alternatives include democratic hierarchy, flat structures such as co-operatives, newer systems such as Holacracy and a pick'n'mix approach where people choose the tools for self-organisation which best fit their own organisational culture and values from the many options available.
The Conscious Collaboration portfolio helps you understand the choices involved in the shift towards self-organisation and equips you with a set of tools and skills to make the transition.
This session locates the Conscious Collaboration approach in the wider context of conventional hierarchy and agile approaches to self-organisation such as Holacracy. These tools and skills of Conscious Collaboration are presented on a map of 6 areas of organisational life which need to be transformed in the shift away from hierarchy. These are Discovering Direction, Finding Fit, Creating Culture, Working with Power, Getting Things Done Together and Learning and Lasting.
The Conscious Collaboration partnership between Core Process Psychotherapist and Mindfulness practitioner Justine Corrie, with seasoned trainer, facilitator and consultant Nick Osborne, integrates the polarities of the inner and outer dimensions of group, teams and organisations. They use Mindfulness and awareness practices to work with individual and group shadow to foster awareness within and between us; and integrate this with group processes such as collaborative communication, facilitating meetings, making collective decisions and working with conflict to create a transformative alchemy of Conscious Collaboration.
Specifically you will learn the Conscious Collaboration approach which integrates personal/inner and group/outer dimensions using this map of 6 areas of organisational life which need to be transformed in the shift away from hierarchy: Discovering Direction, Finding Fit, Creating Culture, Working with Power, Getting Things Done Together and Learning and Lasting.
Your take-away practical tool from this session: The tools and skills of Conscious Collaboration are presented on a map of 6 areas of organisational life which need to be transformed in the shift away from hierarchy. You can dive into them on this interactive prezi: https://prezi.com/bus0jfdxyiiu/tools-for-conscious-collaboration/
The Barefoot Leadership Initiative
As a corporate executive at a multi-national corporation based in rural India, I learned that working at a grassroots level fueled my evolution into a corporate leader and helped the company’s bottom-line and subsequent growth.
During my tenure in corporate leadership, I observed that organizations have the potential to transform societal values for positive change, but also frequently, the adverse. In the here and now, as a coach working on behavioural transformation at individual and group levels, from co-creative visioning to collaborative action, I have learned how this process can be efficiently structured.
Organizations can successfully work towards sustainable growth by use of coaching competencies to embed societal change within business goals that help initiate leadership development. In this session, I will take you through my personal experience creating the Barefoot Leadership Initiatives that promote societal transformation through the use of coaching competencies.
I will share with you processes that will help you discover the unconscious passion to serve (yes, we all do, just listen to Sir John Whitmore's video), and strengths to support. The congruence of which, will enable you to identify opportunities and support systems to develop yourself, others and grow your organization – be it small, medium or large.
Our future lies in a co-created sustainable environment that we all own and inhabit. Let us collaborate and collectively discover how to make it happen. This session is neither inspirational nor motivational; it is meant to be both, with takeaways for practical utility.
Specifically you will learn how to build leadership competencies via coaching to initiate a grassroots movement toward social change that benefits both the coaching ecosystem, and society at large, and will walk away with these key learning outcomes:
In this session, we will present a leadership framework that coaches can use to help their executive clients achieve extraordinary outcome, both in team satisfaction and business results.
We will present our definition of leadership as a systemic vs. individual trait model that will give both coaches and leaders a formula they can use to apply the Leadership Alignment Cycle and Leading with Backbone and Heart.
We will explain the Leadership Alignment Cycle – it’s overall purpose, the rationale behind the sequence, and the purpose of each of the practices in the cycle, as well as how coaches can use the cycle with clients to diagnose execution problems, plan development interventions, and effectively coach clients.
We will present a model for Leadership Presence, (Leading With Backbone and Heart), how that model is crucial to the successful implementation of the leadership practices, why leaders need to face rather avoid the challenges of these practices, and how coaches can help leaders meet those challenges.
We will end with a Q&A session using examples to illustrate the model.
Specifically you will learn the Leadership Alignment Cycle, a sequence of leadership practices, each infused with the leadership presence of Leading with Backbone and Heart, supported by the following key learning outcomes:
Developmental Mentoring is about using the mentor’s wisdom to help the client to develop their own wisdom.
When coaches talk about mentoring, they often have in mind “sponsorship mentoring” – an approach derived in the United States and originally defined as “overseeing the career of a young man”.
In practice, most mentoring around the world is developmental mentoring, which requires all the skills of a skilled coach, plus additional competences such as being a proactive role model, and using the mentor’s knowledge of context (for example, networks and the politics of a company or profession) to craft powerful and empathetic questions specific to the client’s environment.
Effective mentors, like effective coaches, rarely give direct advice; but they do draw on their experience to help the mentee better understand themselves and the world around them.
The session will provide an overview of the skills of the professional mentor and how coaches can become comfortable incorporating mentoring skills into their portfolio.
Specifically you will learn how to incorporate mentoring tools and approaches into your coaching practice, supported by the following key learning outcomes:
Your take-away practical tool from this session: A brief paper giving an overview of mentor competencies.
Values provide the power to move.
Goals are cognitive, values provide the power to go from the present state to the desired state. Values are powered by our emotions, they give us reasons to act.
This session is about understanding your own values. What they are and how they move you.
The presentation will include:
Specifically you will learn a framework to live your values more fully and to help others to do so, and will walk away with these key learning outcomes:
Your take-away practical tool from this session: Two exercises will be shared - one to explore your own values and the second to live those values more fully.
Frodo had the ring.
The Matrix had Neo.
And John Travolta and Olivia Newton John had a thing going on.
But you don’t yet have the One Best Question in the world.
In this tantalizingly short yet compellingly useful pre-summit session, we’ll reveal this one question (and it’s just three words). You will find in this presentation:
Attend this pre-summit session, and you’ll walk away with a single question that will let you work less hard and have more impact in your coaching conversations.
Specifically you will learn The Best Coaching Question in the World, supported by the following key learning outcomes:
Your take-away practical tool from this session: One single but awesome coaching question.
This session is an introduction to the Full Summit session described below.
Our way of life today is generating very bad operating conditions for the brain’s prefrontal cortex, which is responsible for our performance – engagement, productivity, collaboration, creativity, emotional intelligence, and strategic thinking. We live in an age of technology distraction, or even addiction, chronic multitasking, and a surplus of negative emotions.
The new model, Organize Your Mind, includes a mind locator or a GPS for the mind, based on cutting-edge neuroscience. 14 brain states can be located on a two-dimensional map allowing coaches to move their minds and their clients’ minds through a variety of deep and effective brain states.
From right to left travels the level of executive control, the extent to which your left prefrontal cortex [PFC] is controlling & directing attention. In the middle are somewhat defocused and nonlinear creative brain states. On the right, your mind is wandering about without a leash. The second dimension goes from thinking down to sensory awareness or experiencing, which is regulated in the back and deeper brain regions.
Five strategies will be shared, to cultivate an organized mind in everyday life. The first strategy is to be intentional and choose the brain state that’s appropriate for the next task. A second strategy is to go deep and invest all of your brain’s resources in only one brain state at a time. The third strategy is agility, making a quick and complete jump from one brain state to another. The fourth strategy is diversity – regularly making use of a variety of brain states.
Purposeful use of the mind locator, brain states and strategies is an effective self-coaching and coaching tool, supporting an organized mind for coaches, their clients and populations.
Specifically you will learn The Organize Your Mind toolbox which includes a two-dimensional mind locator, 14 brain states to be used in daily life, and six strategies for organizing your mind.
You will walk away with these key learning outcomes:
Action Learning has been proven to be the most effective and efficient methodology in developing the skills and mindset needed by leaders in today’s complex, competitive environment. Integrating action learning principles and strategies adds amazing power into business and executive coaching.
This session will show how action learning not only develops great leaders, but does so while the leader is working with teams in solving urgent and significant problems of the organization.
We will explore in this presentation:
Specifically you will learn the power, benefits and uniqueness of action learning coaching versus traditional executive coaching, supported by the following key learning outcomes:
Your take-away practical tool from this session: A table with benefits and procedures of action learning coaching versus traditional executive coaching.
Next Step Neuro-Coaching Practices Part 1
In this two part series of webinars, Srini Pillay, M.D., world renowned Harvard neuroscientist, psychiatrist, award-winning author and executive coach and Hendre Coetzee, Coach, Futurist and founder of the Center for Advanced Coaching will work with coaches to describe simple and practical tools that are coaches can use to help leaders rewire their brains specifically to optimize their leadership at uncertain times.
In this session, our presenters will explain:
• How fear and uncertainty impact the brain
• How recent research informs our understanding of how we can target the uncertain brain to help stabilize it
• How coaches can use this understanding and immediately integrate this research into “next” practices that enhance their coaching skills
You will learn simple and practical tools that coaches can use to help leaders rewire their brains specifically to optimize their leadership during uncertain times, supported by the following key learning outcomes:
Your take-away practical tool from this session: Two specific brain-based processes that coaches can use to invite leaders to change their internal contexts to match what is going on in the current business environment—specifically—how leaders can manage fear, stress, anxiety and an anticipatory sense of foreboding.
In this session, we will learn the essential leadership conversations that produce actions, coordination, and value, and how they can be coached.
We will also learn how external actions arise from our human internal states of commitment, care, and emotions, and how these are shared through skills of connection and blending.
Coaching leadership requires clarity about what constitutes leadership. Leadership is too often mistaken for other roles and skills, such as being an expert, a decision maker, an order giver, or having a title. These roles can be performed without being an effective leader. Leadership requires followers, and the coaching challenge is to enable our coaches who are leaders to produce more valuable futures with others.
Specifically you will learn that the Generative Leadership framework reveals how leadership impact is based on skilled conversational acts that create shared commitment and care for the coordination of action that produces satisfying results, supported by the following key learning outcomes:
Your take-away practical tool from this session: “The Generative Foundations of Action in Organizations” e-book in pdf format and an exercise with questions for coaches to assess the learning opportunity for a leader coaches.
Scale your Business and Leverage your Time!
AMPLIFYING your Business comes down to Scale - How do you leverage what you know and share your Expertise in a way that Delivers great value and Frees your Time so you can do more of what you love?
Welcome to A.M.P.L.I.F.Y., my system for helping you find your system.
There are only 3 reasons why your Practice is not growing:
What you need is a system to package your “Trademark Transformation” in a Leveraged way that allows you to serve groups of clients at once effectively without losing value. A system resulting in a “product suite” of services around one central transformation that organically creates a natural demand for your valued, one on one, coaching time.
No more wasting time with potential clients who want to “pick your brain” but never buy or subjecting yourself to selling “onesy, twosy” when you can Scale your Business with your own “Trademark System” as the go to expert in your market.
Specifically you will learn 3 Simple Steps to Developing your very own Trademark System, supported by the following key learning outcomes:
Reverse Marketing – Ideal Clients Filling Your Business ALL The Time Without You Selling
This talk will teach you how to increase your coaching business profitability by 25% - 100% (or more) in as few as 30- 90 days.
This seven figure coach will share powerful marketing concepts that are fast and easy to implement and might virtually double your business overnight. She will show you where new found profits are.
Specifically you will learn how to have your ideal clients call you so never have to hunt for clients again and walk away with 3 key learning outcomes:
This session will reveal the primary distinction of Somatic Coaching that demonstrates how working through a body produces sustainable results.
This will include:
Specifically you will learn interpreting the body as domains of action, learning, co-ordination, dignity and mood, through following 3 circles of coaching methodology:
Your take-away practical tool from this session: Operational distinction to be centered for the coach and client.
How Team, Executive and Business Coaches Can Work with What’s Emerging
Would it surprise you to learn that organizations dream? And that teams dream together? It shouldn’t. You’ve undoubtedly participated in this group process.
Isn’t every job posting a hope, a wish, that someone will come and fill the role being advertised? And isn’t every marketing plan and sales projection a collective dream (if not delusion)? Each new product or service that didn’t exist the day before, but hits the market today was dreamt up by somebody (or somebodies). Brainstorming solutions is nothing more than day-dreaming out loud together.
“What might we do? How might we do it? What could happen if?” These are the words we use to manifest a shared vision.
And there are powerful tools that can also be employed in service of transmuting an idea into an object, act or construct. Leaders who know how to help their teams dream together yield a greater return on relationship.
Underneath each team or colleague conflict there lie the dream off unfulfilled expectation, small betrayals, ways in which "I 'thought' you did it or expected you'd do it..." So much of what makes up our daily existence is made up. The dreaming nature of relationship systems is undeniable.
Intelligent teams and leaders know how to leverage this dreaming nature consciously and intentionally. And you, as a coach can facilitate this emergence with your business, executive and team clients.
Specifically you will learn to "literally create a new reality" by dreaming through a powerful method of helping individuals, teams and organizations. You will walk away with these key learning outcomes:
Your take-away practical tool from this session: PDF download of a diagram about The Three Levels of Reality.
This discussion will address one of a coach’s biggest fears. What is that fear?
It is the belief that WE, the coach, are not good enough to get clients to make progress…and we are not. In all honesty more times than not, our clients don’t even need our expertise, knowledge, or talent; they simply need our authentic and curious presence.
This pre-session will set up the full WBEC’s session titled the Jazz of Coaching 2.0 held in June, when we will again encourage coaches to stay open to the idea that coaching is often a lot more like Jazz than it is Orchestra.
We will introduce three new approaches to the coaching process. These approaches are successful when coaches intentionally lay the foundation of becoming less important in the process of client engagement.
Specifically you will learn to get yourself out of the way, supported by the following key learning outcomes:
Your take-away practical tool from this session: Asking yourself this question: “What am I doing that is preventing me from being authentic and curious when coaching others?"
Discover the hidden key to effectively changing stagnant patterns to creative action
Learn a new way of understanding coaching as a tool for cultural transformation. Be inspired and reinvigorated in your coaching practice, by learning from one of the most highly regarded international coaches of our time.
Internationally renowned leader, Julio Olalla, brings you his unmistakable style to create powerful breakthroughs in your coaching practice.
Coaching is the art of generating transformative change. Change emerges with the shift in the way we view our lives and ourselves. It ignites a fundamental shift in perspective. Are we willing, as coaches, to settle for surface change? Or are we committed to reach beyond technique and step into the deeper wisdom coaching has to offer?
Ontological coaching™ has been at the heart of effective coaching for over 25 years and has had over 10,000 participants worldwide. As a coach, you have the ability to create a vital future through everyone you work with. You carry the power to help humanity face the complexity of our current era by transforming, not just what we know, but how we go about knowing it. This embrace in shifting perspective vs. only shifting action is the rich ground from which the good coach becomes the excellent coach.
Specifically you will learn how a practice is born when old practices are insufficient to deal with emerging crisis, supported by the following key learning outcomes:
Your take-away practical tool from this session: Understanding coaching beyond “doing things better.”
And what to do about it...
The number of employee recognition programs in the workplace has skyrocketed, to the point that 90% of all companies in the U.S. have one. In spite of this, at the same time, employee engagement and job satisfaction have actually declined!
Why? Find out the characteristics of traditional employee recognition activities that actually create negative responses from employees. Learn the differences between recognition and appreciation, what needs to occur for team members to truly feel valued and appreciated, and the resources available to help communicate authentic appreciation in the ways that are important to the recipient.
Understand the differences between recognition and appreciation, and be able to access resources to learn (and teach others how) to communicate authentic appreciation across the workplace.
Traditional employee recognition programs are actually creating negative responses in the workplaces – learn why and what needs to happen for employees to feel truly valued.
Specifically you will learn the differences between recognition and appreciation, supported by the following key learning outcomes:
Your take-away practical tool from this session: The ability to access resources to learn (and teach others how) to communicate authentic appreciation across the workplace.
The Three Critical Moments
Wondering if measuring ROI of Coaching is worth the effort? Measuring the ROI of Coaching takes time and cost and many may wonder if the investment of time and cost is worth the effort. Not all coaching produces monetary impact and positive ROI, but in today’s competitive economy, executive coaches must be able to demonstrate the monetary value and ROI of coaching in some specific situations.
If you want to distinguish yourself from your competition and understand when ROI is necessary, then you won’t want to miss this session.
Utilizing the ROI Methodology™ for Coaching, you will learn why ROI is important today, what others have achieved and three moments when measuring ROI is critical.
Specifically you will learn 3 Critical Moments to Use ROI, supported by the following key learnings:
Your take-away practical tool from this session: Ability to assess which of your coaching engagements must be measured for ROI.
This will be a LIVE EVENT ONLY, no recording will be provided for this session.
The One Minute Manager, first published over three decades ago, was one of the most passed along books of all time. In rereading it, Ken Blanchard and his co-author Spencer Johnson realized that a lot had changed since the book’s original publication, so they recently released The New One Minute Manager.
Thirty years ago command-and-control leadership was a way of life. The assumption was that all the brains were in the manager’s office. The New One Minute Manager realizes that today the old top-down management style doesn't work, as people want to be able to bring their brains to work. Now side by side leadership—being a partner with your people—is much more effective.
In short, the New One Minute Manager has refired—and so can you!
Specifically you will learn the three secrets of The New One Minute Manager—and how to apply them to refire your life!, supported by the following key learning outcomes:
Your take-away practical tool from this session: How to refire with the three secrets of The New One Minute Manager.
Understanding the Neuroscience of Listening is a game-changer in your Coaching Practice.
The quality of our listening creates an energetic field, that ripples throughout an organization leading to either innovation and co-creation, or to silos and conflicts. Learn about human-field-magnets!
The Untrained Navigator
We hear one−seventh as fast as we think − about one unit of hearing to five units of thinking. Obviously, the mind has the opportunity and the time to construct questions, inferences, assumptions, and associations as we listen; but are we using this time wisely?
Traditionally, ineffective listening has been viewed as a hearing problem. However, as we gain important new information about the effects of this uniquely human process − called listening − on the effectiveness of an organization, we can recognize that ineffective listening is a management problem. Consider some of these common types of listening behaviors in business.
“Noise in the Attic” Listening
Like many people, some we've been taught to think that being a good listener is merely sitting silently while others talk. Outwardly, we appear to be listening. Inwardly, however, we are surrendering to a type of listening called Noise in the Attic.
“Face Value” Listening
Sometimes, we think we are hearing facts, when actually the words we’re hearing are interpretations of events they describe. In Face Value listening, the listener isn’t mentally “checking back” into the real world to see whether the words really explain what they purport to explain.
The business environment has its own unique listening problems. Employees, constantly alert for clues to their performance, are often victims of Position listening; this highly partial form of listening can be extremely harmful to good communications.
A framework that enables peoples to hold the space open for new ideas to emerge.
Specifically you will learn 5 Blindspots that prevent people from hearing each other, supported by the following key learning outcomes:
Your take-away practical tool from this session: Experiments for how to shift an environment by shifting listening patterns.
Although Dr. Marshall’s Goldsmith’s primary area of expertise is helping successful leaders achieve positive, lasting change in behavior, he also wants his clients to be happy and to have great lives.
For past 40 years, Marshall has been a student of Buddhist philosophy. He was also a member of the Peter Drucker Foundation Advisory Board for ten years – and had the opportunity to learn from the Founder of Modern Management.
In this engaging 20 minute session, he will combine learnings from Buddha and Peter Drucker with a focus on ‘Be Happy and Let Go of Guilt’. He will provide some simple, yet powerful, that you can use with your coaching clients. Marshall is frequently asked to teach programs for women in leadership. The final ten minutes of this session are the most popular part of his women’s leadership program. This material may well be something that you can use in your own teaching.
Although this session is aimed at making you an even better coach, Marshall’s hope is that you can apply these concepts in your own life as well. This program is intended only for participants who want to be happier and let go of guilt – and who want the same for their clients.
Specifically you will find these key insights:
Warning! Anyone who would rather be miserable or have more guilt should not participate!
Cultivating Self as Coach
The most important coaching tool any coach can possess is a fully developed ‘Self as Coach” – the internal landscape of the self.
Assessments, books, and tools and are no replacement for the coach’s ability to hone a well developed ‘self as coach’ that allows the coach to calibrate in key areas to maximize the quality of the coaching experience in order to reach key goals.
Our session will explore the six dimensions of self as coach including Presence, Empathic Stance, Range of Feelings, Boundary Awareness, Somatic Awareness and Courage to Challenge. You will leave the session with steps you might take to deepen your capacity in these arenas.
Specifically you will learn Self as Coach, your internal landscape supported by the following key learning outcomes:
Your take-away practical tool from this session: Brief Workbook.
Far beyond a coaching competency, presence produces resilience as a crucial coaching content for the session.
Participants will emerge from this session with three immediately applicable practices to build their own access to presence, and three simple and pragmatic tools that can be applied with clients to bring them into presence quickly and easily.
This session will enable you to:
Specifically you will learn how to:
Your take-away practical tool from this session: An accompanying workbook to continue your learnings with this material.
This session will explore the changing world of work, the workforce, and the workplace and how this is driving the need for different thinking, different capabilities, and innovation, together with a more strategic approach to people management and development.
Peter will preview the key messages for his Summit talk and will outline his perspectives on the contextual challenges and changes in the world of work and the need for different thinking and innovation to better support people management and development.
We are in times of significant change, and we need to challenge some of our traditional practices, to innovate and to think more strategically. These are vital business issues in creating longer term sustainable and competitive organizations, but also in giving more people more opportunities to succeed, to have meaningful working lives, which are all equally important for the development of our societies.
The session will highlight:
Specifically you will learn the science of human and organizational behavior, analytics, and the processes and practices of learning and development, supported by the following key learning outcomes:
How to Have the Guts to Create Breakthrough Moments
What do you do when a client is stuck and you are not sure what to say?
This session will look at the power of disruption in coaching, and how you can develop both the skills and the courage to spark the uncomfortable yet amazing mental shifts needed for change.
When you become good at using the discomfort zone in coaching, your clients will not only see new possibilities for action, they will remember these mind-stretching moments forever.
Specifically you will learn how to create powerful shifts in thinking when clients are stuck or resistant, supported by the following key learning outcomes:
Your take-away practical tool from this session: Deep listening exercise for accessing their intuition.
“Today’s strategic environment is marked by volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity (VUCA).”
We now live in times of massive and accelerating change -- exponential change -- leading to business and executive decision landscapes that are volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA). At the same time, neuroscience research has uncovered that we have complex, adaptive and functional neural networks, or 'brains', in our heart and gut regions and ongoing research shows that these brains are crucial for deep intuitive VUCA decision making.
In this session, Grant Soosalu, one of the original co-developers of the new field of mBIT (multiple Brain Integration Techniques) Coaching will share with you powerful tips and techniques for coaching your clients in how to make wise and effective decisions during times of massive and complex exponential change.
Specifically you will learn how to make wiser decision-making in VUCA environments, and walk away with learnings on:
Your take-away practical tool from this session: How to operate from the Highest Expression of your multiple brains, to liberate the human spirit and bring wiser decisions to your life.
How to Transition from “Employee” to Business Owner as a Coach
For many of us, our coaching practice is a sole proprietor business. That results in us operating in a different way than we have in the past.
The purpose of this session is to identify the key success criteria that a coach must possess to be an effective coaching entrepreneur and what are the old habits that may require adjustment or deletion. Also, we will deal with how to determine whether you are better being part of a group or operating as an individual.
Specifically you will learn how to make the transition from “employee” to business owner/entrepreneur as a coach, supported by the following key learning outcomes:
Much has been talked and written about coaching skills that train Coaches on how to be effective. What has not been given enough attention to is the Methodology or System to have the clients get enough of what they need out of the Coaching relationship. Executive and Business Coaching relationships often do not produce enough results (and enough ROI) to sustain the relationship long term. We will demonstrate a proven process that show coaches how to experience short and long term ROI for their clients.
We will walk our listeners and viewers through this process and show Coaches (and students) what expectations they should have of their clients and how to take them through a system that creates a process for working with clients on:
Specifically you will learn how to create long-term relationships with Executive or Business Coaching clients that produce an extraordinary ROI, supported by the following key learning outcomes:
Your take-away practical tool from this session: Learn many of “What’s missing” in your current coaching relationships and how you can powerfully shift those relationships to become more productive for both the coach and the client.
Coaches have the opportunity to offer a number of different programs and solutions to clients, in many different forms. One of the best opportunities is to start a Leadership Coaching Academy.
Companies are tired of leadership training programs that don’t get results. A best-practice Coaching Academy combines the best practices of coaching, training, peer support, and assessments. Done properly, it can generate significant and measurable results for participants.
This workshop shows you the benefits of starting your own Coaching Academy, how to do it to get results, and how to use your Academy as a platform to get more clients.
Specifically you will learn how Leadership Coaching Academy works and the benefits of having one, supported by the following key learning outcomes:
Your take-away practical tool from this session: Sample agenda of a successful Leadership Coaching Academy.
The Neuroscience of Performance and Engagement
What does employee engagement really mean?
How do we create it, maintain it, grow it, make it fun?
Can we create the conditions to make employees eager for Monday, and even look forward to it?
You will learn potent neuroscience techniques for creating a culture of passion, growth, commitment, initiative, and resilience. You’ll learn the secrets of high-engagement cultures where employees deliver terrific performance, have balanced lifestyles, and avoid burnout. Want higher employee satisfaction scores, better results, happier teams?
From her work with hundreds of successful entrepreneurs, top executive teams and political leaders, Christine will enable you to craft and cultivate a compelling energetic culture, resulting in profound levels of trust, teamwork, results. First you’ll explore the subconscious mind, and how each human being experiences the world. Then you’ll learn how to apply these simple and highly effective techniques to achieve specific business and personal life outcomes.
The job of a great coach is not to answer their client’s questions. The job of a great coach is to help their clients live into more powerful questions.
The magic of Fearless Coaching isn’t about a style or a system. The magic is not in any one technique. You see, fearless coaching is not magic. But it is magical in its impact. Results will show you that.
Specifically you will learn the key components of fearless coaching, supported by the following key learning outcomes:
Your clients will thank you – it’s magical in its impact!