Relationship Systems Coaching – a webinar with Marita Fridjhon

MEETING THE SYSTEM: COACHING FROM RELATIONSHIP SYSTEMS INTELLIGENCE (RSI)

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 – from 11 am to 12 pm PDT

Team Coaching is one of the most rapidly growing specializations within the coaching profession. And while we value the basic coaching skills of life/individual or executive coaching, it does require a different skill set in order for it to be effective. Many situations described as Team Coaching, from a systems perspective, actually is closer to what might be known as Group Coaching. In this webinar we will work on developing awareness for the difference between holding focus on the individuals within a team, vs making the Holonic shift to focusing on the collective entity of the entire team. In coaching intelligent teams, we hold the team entity to be the client instead of the individual players within the team. As we coach and engage with managers and leaders, it is important to bring modern Systems Thinking to bear on the vertical – personal – development as leader. In this webinar Marita will work on developing awareness for the difference between holding focus on the individual and/or the entire team.

The session will focus briefly on the 5 Principles of RSI, followed by a demonstration of operationalizing at least one of these principles to reveal the intelligent team that is available to the individual, partnership or team.

Outcomes

  • Learn with Marita how to coach clients to work with all their different parts, which is the first system and relationship set to work with.
  • Create a coaching agreement around how relationship matters and that it starts with being with the self, all of the self.
  • Build trust and intimacy with clients discovering their internal interdependence between different selves all playing a role in the client’s individual expression.
  • With powerful questions, coach clients how to leverage the strengths of different aspects of self.
  • Create a bridge between the systemic approaches in coaching teams, to the systemic approach in working with individuals.

About the Facilitator:

Marita Fridjhon MSW, PCC, CPCC, ORSC Certified

Marita is a coach and co-author of the ICF-accredited Organization and Relationship Systems Coaching (ORSC™) program, and CEO of CRR Global Inc. CRR Global currently has partners delivering programs through a global faculty of trainers in 15 different countries throughout Asia, Europe, Africa, Turkey, Israel and United Arab Emirates.

Raised in South Africa during the Apartheid era, Marita has dedicated her career to systemic evolution and operationalizing complex theories into user-friendly tools and strategies. With degrees and training in Clinical Social Work, Community Development, Process Work, Family Systems Therapy and Alternative Dispute Resolution, she brings not only considerable knowledge but also a deep understanding of Systemic Evolution.

Marita combined her professional practice and global experience (spanning Africa, Brazil, West Indies, London and currently the US) to create a groundbreaking team coaching model leveraging the power of relationship systems.

The practice of Relationship Systems Coaching, as trained in the ORSC model, is currently one of the most powerful models affecting large-scale, impactful community and organizational change. Team coaches trained in ORSC are active in dozens of countries, including: South Africa, Japan, China, France, Turkey, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Britain, North America and Spain, to name only some.

Marita is a popular public speaker, business consultant, master curriculum designer, and continues to hold a small practice of coaching teams and partnerships.

There is no cost for this fabulous webinar!

You can register through Eventbrite by clicking here

Coaching for engagement and connection – a special learning and development opportunity

Coaching for engagement and connection

A learning and development opportunity to expand your front-of-the-room coaching skills and your network of coaching colleagues, and to help your communities experience the impact of professional coaching.

WHY and HOW

We know that coaching is not about telling – it is about demonstrating impact. Through face-to-face workshops, webinars and practical experiences this program will expand the skills needed to coach at the front of the room and to open the coaching conversation with businesses or organizations.  And, as part of the program you’ll create demonstration opportunities by connecting with community businesses and organizations so they can experience the impact of professional coaching.  We’ll celebrate the learning and the impact with a week of coaching-at the-front-of-the-room during International Coaching Week – May 13 and 18, 2018.

WHO IS THIS FOR

Developed, in collaboration with Lily Seto, PCC, the program is open to accredited ICF Vancouver Island chapter members who have at least an ACC designation. You’ll also need to be an effective communicator, flexible and have some experience in group and team coaching.

WHEN and WHAT

Running from September 2017 to May 2018, the program starts with a face-to-face workshop on September 23, 2017, followed by two 90-minute webinars in October and January.

From October through March you’ll engage with local organizations and businesses and do two, community practice sessions. The program ends during International Coaching Week, May 7 to 13 with you completing at least two coaching-at the-front-of-the-room demonstrations in local businesses or organizations.

 

YOUR GUIDE FOR THIS WORK

Lily Seto, MA, PCC, AOCS

Lily is an experienced Human Resources and Organizational Development Consultant who has been coaching professionally for over 12 years. Her practice focusses on coaching to develop leaders and mentoring and coaching supervision of coaches who want to “up their game”.  She has also designed and trained trainers in various courses and workshops.

She also works closely with leadership teams, coaching and mentoring them to take a coaching approach to their leadership style. She is also a certified Fierce Conversations facilitator and one of six trained coaching supervisors in Canada.

Lily works internationally and is the past president of the ICF Vancouver Island Chapter, where she devoted her volunteer time to engaging the Chapter coaches in connection and development. She is the 2016 recipient of the Royal Roads University Coaching Award through Leadership Victoria and has been appointed an Independent Review Board member for the International Coach Federation Ethics committee.

 

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

As part of the program you’ll be asked to:

  • secure opportunities to demonstrate coaching ‘at the front of the room’ in organizations or businesses;
  • invest a minimum of 3 hours per month from September 2017 to May 2018 in either training on how to coach from the front of the room or in coaching demos within organizations;
  • share coaching-at the-front-of-the-room with local organizations and businesses in celebration of International Coaching Week in May 2018, and
  • debrief and improve the program.

COST

$250.00 for the workshop and webinars. Potential rebate of $100 when you secure two community demos during 2018 International Coaching Week.WHAT NEXT

We have room for 12 coaches in this program.  Please copy and paste and complete the Application below and return to commrelations@vicoaches.ca by September 9, 2017.

We’ll let you know by September 12, 2017 if you’ll be part of this program.

 

Coaching for engagement and connection: Application

Name and ICF accreditation: ______________________________________, _________

ICF Vancouver Island member:  Yes ____  No ______

In 200 words tell us about:

  • Why you want to be part of this program
  • Your ideas for organizations you’ll approach for coaching-at the-front-of-the-room demonstrations
  • Previous group or team coaching experiences

Are you available to attend September 23 face-to-face session?  Yes ____  No ____

Metaphor Magic for Coaches – a workshop on Saltspring Island

Join Lily Seto, PCC, as she introduces you to the Metaphor Magic Box.  Invite your coaching clients to see a different perspective by using the Metaphor Magic Box in your sessions.

Metaphors are a powerful way to work with our coaching clients.  Using metaphors, clients access another part of their brain and this tool will encourage them to think in a different way.  When using the Metaphor Magic Box in your session, your clients will begin to explore their unconscious meaning of the symbols that they choose.

In this 3 hour workshop, Metaphor Magic in Coaching, you will experience a demonstration using a Metaphor Magic Box and then there will be a debrief and a conversation on the principles of working with these metaphors effectively.  You will also have the opportunity to practice a short coaching session with a colleague using your Magic Box.

Your registration fee includes your own Metaphor Magic Box to take home.

Pending ICF Global approval, CCE’s will be available for attending this workshop.

WHEN:  Saturday, August 12th, 2017

TIME: 11:00 am to 2:00pm. Pacific Time

WHERE: Saltspring Lions Club, Saltspring Island, BC

COST:  $65 for Members / $75 for Non-Members

HOW: Register via this  Eventbrite link 

WHAT: A road trip to Saltspring Island OR an event in your community!

Lily Seto, MA, PCC, is an Executive Coach, Certified Mentor Coach and an Accredited Coaching Supervisor. She works with clients around the globe (currently New Zealand, Thailand, Germany, Malaysia, South Africa, the US, and Canada). She is also an Associate Faculty member at Royal Roads University, where she teaches the Intercultural Competence and Global Coaching course in the Advanced Coaching Certificate.

When Lily began using a Metaphor Magic Box with her mentoring and supervision clients, they had such powerful experiences that they were interested in being trained in how to use this tool. As a result, Lily now trains coaches and leaders around the world on how to use the Metaphor Magic Box as a coaching tool. Lily is the Past President of the ICF Vancouver Island Chapter, located in Victoria BC, Canada. She recently delivered this workshop to 20 participants in Prague, for the ICF Czech Republic Chapter.

Questions? Contact Kathleen Asher at events@vicoaches.org

 

Quieting the Inner Critic – a very special webinar event

Special Event – the coming together of the ICF Western Region!

In collaboration with other chapters in the ICF western region, we welcome your participation in this upcoming webinar.

QUIETING THE INNER CRITIC

Helping your clients move beyond self-doubt and into playing bigger!

July 11 from 12 noon – 1:30 pm PST

Presented by:

Tara Mohr

CCEUs 1.5 Core Competency

ICF Vancouver Island Chapter Members $20.25, Non-members $33.75

All participants in this course will have the opportunity to toss their name in a hat, and 1 lucky winner will grab a seat at the table for the Playing Big Facilitators Training! (a $2699.00 value)

About the Webinar:

Imagine for a moment what your clients would be doing if they could quiet that voice of “I’m not ready yet,” or “I need to get another degree before I can do that,” or “I don’t really know what I’m talking about here.” 

We all grapple with self-doubt. And yet you know the amazing things your clients could do, and the joys they could experience, if only they weren’t being held back by insecurity.

This workshop is about how you can help them get there.In this special 90-minute workshop for coaches, Tara Mohr, author and leading coach, will share key concepts and coaching tools from her pioneering Playing Big Facilitators Training. You’ll leave being able to immediately use these tools to help your clients quiet their inner critics so they can make big changes and courageously go for their true dreams, in both their professional and personal lives.

This workshop is about how you can help them get there

You’ll learn:

• The root cause of your clients’ inner critics (it’s not what you think!)

• How to distinguish when you are hearing your clients’ inner critic versus a realistic assessment of risks or deficits

• How gender and ethnicity impact how clients’ inner critics show up

• Why you must have a strong inner critic toolkit if you’re a coach wanting to support women’s empowerment

• The common mistakes coaches make in working with clients around the inner critic

• Four highly effective tools that you can teach your clients to use when self-doubt arises, so that it no longer holds them back.

*Core Competency of Active Listening, Powerful Questioning, and Creating Awareness

About Tara:

Tara Sophia Mohr is a women’s leadership expert, speaker, author, educator and CTI-trained coach. She offers women wise, simple, and proven strategies to make big changes in their own lives, their careers, and the world at large. 

She’s the creator of the highly acclaimed Playing Big leadership program and the Playing Big Facilitators Training, for coaches, therapists and managers who support women in their personal and professional growth.

Tara is also the author of Playing Big: Practical Wisdom for Women Who Want to Speak Up, Create and Lead, published by Penguin Random House, and named a Best Book by Apple’s iBooks.

Tara’s work is known for its unique blend of intellectual rigor and intuitive wisdom, and has been featured on The Today Show and in publications ranging from The New York Times to Harvard Business Review to goop to MariaShriver.com. She’s been a speaker at venues ranging from BlogHer to TedxWomen to Emerging Women Live. Her Playing Big model has been part of leadership development programs at Starbucks, Google, Bank of America, Amazon.com, and many other companies. The Playing Big concepts have also been incorporated into middle and high schools in the US and UK to support girls’ leadership development.

Over 40,000 women from around the world follow Tara’s writing and wisdom. She is also a poet, and the author of Your Other Names: Poems for Wise Living. Learn more about Tara here.

Learn more about the Playing Big Facilitators Training, accredited for 46.5 CCE units – 21 in Core Competencies (CC).

Comfort AND Courage You Can’t Have Both … or Can You?

Please join us at our June 14th workshop in Victoria with Laurie Hillis!

Comfort AND Courage You Can’t Have Both … or Can You?

Polarities have been a part of our lives for years (think Ying and Yang, Extraversion AND Introversion, Work AND Play, Continuing AND Change) and they are often misunderstood as problems to be solved.

What are polarities? They are interdependent pairs of variables, they are energy systems, in short, they are the “AND” we live within daily. Also known as paradoxes, wicked problems, opposite strengths, or dichotomies, polarity thinking offers coaches and leaders a possibility approach through expanded thinking.

In this evening session we will explore the polarity of Comfort AND Courage – one that coaches and leaders may wrestle with daily. How to step into courage without giving up comfort. You’ll have an opportunity to build your own Polarity Map and to apply this process to those you support, after the session.

Come prepared to expand your thinking and to coach someone with their map development as well.

Our Facilitator – Laurie Hillis, MA, PCC, Coach Supervisor

Laurie Hillis, MA, Professional Certified Coach is a senior faculty member at the University of Alberta, in their Centre for Executive Education and the president of Megatrain, a Calgary-based leadership consulting practice in operation since 1992. In recent past she was a faculty member of The Banff Centre, Leadership Division. While there, Laurie was a Program Director for 13 years leading the design and delivery of customized, leadership development programs and she was honoured with the Faculty of the Year Award. Laurie has also been a faculty member at Royal Roads University, Victoria, coaching in the Master of Arts in Leadership Program.

With a well-earned reputation as an excellent interactive facilitator and coach, Laurie blends her practical, workplace experience with academic quests, bringing with her an ability to create a dynamic, positive learning environment. She is an accomplished writer on the topics of Leadership and Emotional Intelligence and has consulted to organizations in the public sector, private enterprise and not-for-profit.

Laurie is a passionate lifelong learner. In the life enhancing work of Dr. Brené Brown Laurie is a Master Facilitator of Brave Leaders Inc. and a Certified Daring WayTM Facilitator-Consultant. Laurie has completed many different coaching certifications In support of her passion for coaching transformation in individuals and teams.

We’ve built in time at the beginning of the workshop for you to connect/reconnect with your coaching colleagues.

We look forward to seeing you there!

You can register here.

International Coaching Week – Overview of membership benefits and resources

Come join us during International Coaching Week to hear more about the benefits of ICF membership, the fabulous resources available to you and how to find them on the ICF Global Website.

This webinar on Tuesday, May 16th from 6:00 to 7:00 pm will be offered through Zoom and the link will be provided to registered attendees closer to the event.

Our Presenter – April Summerford  

As a Regional Development Advocate with the International Coach Federation, April engages strategically with ICF Chapters and regional groups. Through constant connection with volunteer leadership she helps to identify solutions to regional challenges and opportunities for sustainable growth and development in the regions within North America. April holds a BA in Psychology, a MS in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, along with an ACC credential with the ICF.

You can register here.

Postcards from Poland – Nanaimo, Victoria & Virtual Events

Come join us during International Coaching Week to hear from our President, Tracy Houser, who will share updates, insights, best practices and trends from the recent ICF Global Leaders Forum in Warsaw, Poland as well as time for catching up with your coaching colleagues.

You have two opportunities to meet with Tracy on Vancouver Island:

  • Monday, May 15th – 6:00-7:30pm
  • The Grand Hotel, 4898 Rutherford Road, Nanaimo, BC
  • Light appetizers, coffee/tea and a no-host bar.
  • Please register by May 12th

AND

  • Thursday, May 18th – 6:30-8:00pm
  • The Promontory- Amenities Room (1st floor – 83 Saghalle Road in Victoria West) (we will have signs)
  • Light appetizers and coffee/tea.
  • Parking available on the street (free after 6)
  • Please register by May 15th.

We look forward to seeing you at one of these fabulous events.

If you are not able to attend in person to either of these events, there is a third opportunity to connect with Tracy.

  • Wednesday, May 24th – 7:00 to 8:00 pm
  • Webinar via Zoom
  • Please register by May 18th. 

Conversational Intelligence® and how it can support you as a Coach!

Our May webinar is on the topic of: Understanding the potential of Conversational Intelligence® and how it can support you as a Coach!

Monday, May 29th, 2017 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm via Zoom – register here

There has been a lot of buzz around Conversational Intelligence® (C-IQ) and the work of Judith E. Glaser since the launch of her program in 2016. This session will provide an overview of Judith’s work and the impact that neuroscience is having on our understanding of the brain and how that shows up in our conversations. Judith makes the bold statement that 9 out of 10 conversations miss the mark. How does that impact us as coaches? What do we need to be aware of to ensure that our coaching conversations hit the mark and create meaningful impact with our clients?

Join us for a peek into this growing body of knowledge and explore the potential for Conversational Intelligence® to show up in your coaching conversations.

You can register for this great webinar by clicking on the link to Eventbrite here.

Our Facilitator – Diane Lloyd

Diane is an accomplished leader, executive coach, and speaker who inspires people and organizations to reach their full potential so they can do meaningful work in the world. She coaches leaders, entrepreneurs and individuals across the public, private and non-profit sectors, with a special passion for developing inspiring leaders. Diane completed her coach training in 2012 at Royal Roads University and has achieved the PCC credential from the International Coach Federation. In addition to the CEC credential, Diane is a certified SDI (Strengths Deployment Inventory) Relationship Awareness facilitator; a licensed Coaching Out of the Box™ trainer and now certified in her new passion; Conversational Intelligence®.

Her volunteer time is dedicated to, mentoring business students from the Gustavson School of Business and Past- President of the AFP Vancouver Island Board and supporting her daughter with 100 Girls Victoria. In her free time, Diane enjoys hosting a good dinner party, yoga, adventure travel with her family and a good book by the lake when she gets the chance.

Community Relations Project Request for expression of interest: coach-facilitators/trainers

Taking coaching to the community: a project about learning, connecting and contributing

SUMMARY

This year-long project is designed to build relationships with our communities through coaching demonstrations while building and enhancing skills for member-coaches.

For 2017-2018, community relations work will focus on bringing coaching demonstrations into organizations and businesses in communities on Vancouver Island.

The project involves:

  • recruiting experienced coaches to learn new skills and deliver coaching demonstrations;
  • securing coach facilitators and trainers to provide face-to-face and video learning for coaches in two areas: ‘coaching at the front of the room’, and ‘engaging organizations in the coaching conversation’, and
  • enrolling organizations and business in hosting demonstration coaching sessions in their establishments

At the end of the year we’ll evaluate the initiative to discover what worked well and what might need to change.

 What we are looking for:

We are looking for facilitators/trainers to provide face-to-face workshops in two areas:

  • ONE: how to ‘coach at the front of the room’, and
  • TWO: how to ‘engage organizations in the coaching conversation’

These workshops must be interactive and must include opportunities for participants to use and practice the skills they are learning.

*Facilitators need to be available to provide training between May and August 2017.

What’s in this for you?

  • 1 free banner ad on ICF Vancouver Island website and Facebook page (event registration is managed by the Events Director through Eventbrite)
  • Visibility and exposure to our ICF Vancouver Island chapter
  • Opportunity to establish and further develop your presentations/workshops through real-time feedback/input from attendees

Please note we are a non-profit organization and due to a limited budget, we do not pay for speakers or their travel or other costs.

PREPARING YOUR PROPOSAL

Review the ICF Definition of Coaching on the ICF website, which is the WHAT of ICF coaching;

Review the ICF Core Competencies and the ICF Ethics & Standards on the ICF website – these define the HOW of ICF coaching.

Determine how your presentation/workshop can best address the community relations project objectives.

Please ensure that your presentation/workshop focuses on education and learning rather than promotion or marketing of your business/product.

ICF CCEU’s – please indicate if you have delivered this type of training to other ICF chapters and previously received ICF approved CCEU’s. If your proposal is accepted and you do not have pre-approved CCEU’s we will work with you to initiate a chapter request to ICF Global on your behalf.

Submission Format: – please provide a 200-word summary of your approach and indicate *suggested dates for availability

Attach a JPEG professional photo

Email your completed proposal submission to events@vicoaches.org by noon (Pacific) on Wednesday, April 5, 2017.

 

* We will be reviewing numerous proposals and a consistent format allows us to appropriately review and assess your proposal. Proposals that are submitted in a different format will be returned.

AFTER YOUR PROPOSAL IS RECEIVED

We will acknowledge receipt of your proposal within five business days and will respond with our decision regarding your proposal within 30 days of the closing date for submissions.

Our review will consider the following criteria:

  • Presentation meets ICF guidelines for training
  • Topic addresses community relations project objectives
  • Presenter respects our commitment to minimize self-promotion or product sales
  • Educational Value; your approach and content will enable coached to deliver on the project objectives
  • Speaker addresses needs of all coach experience levels

After acceptance of your proposal we will send you more specific information pertinent to scheduling your presentation.

Questions?

Please contact our Director of Community Relations (communityrelations@vicoaches.org)

Thank you for your interest in supporting our ICF Chapter!

Thinking about achieving your PCC credential this year?

 

Thinking about achieving your PCC designation? Come discover the many reasons to support your pursuit of that next level credential, some that may seem obvious and some A COMPLETE SURPRISE!

Mon, 3 April 2017, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM PDT

In this informative 90 minute webinar, Tracey Burns, our Past President will cover:

  • Tips to ease your PCC application journey;
  • How to use your PCC journey, expanding, stretching and strengthening your application of the ICF core competencies to produce extraordinary client results;
  • What you need to know when you apply for your PCC;
  • Discussion around the new PCC markers;

And… there will be time to answer any questions you may have regarding applying for your PCC.

You can register here on Eventbrite.

Zoom info:

You can join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/5490264970

Please join us a few minutes prior to 7:00 pm PST, as we will start promptly at 7:00 pm.

Note, if the link doesn’t work please paste the link into your browser. Any questions please let us know.

If you are unable to attend, please contact our Events Director, Kathleen Asher, at events@vicoaches.org so that we can free up a spot for those who may be on a waitlist.

Our facilitator:

Tracey Burns holds her Professional Certified Coach designation awarded by the International Coach Federation and is currently finishing up her Master Certified Coach credential. Her fascination with Coaching began while operating her family owned legal research company. Realizing quickly that her company’s success depended on the emotional health and success of her employees she began reading and researching the skills needed to promote a healthy company culture and discovered Coaching. Seizing an opportunity to expand her skills and experience, Tracey spent several years in California where she completed many courses focused on developing individual and organizational effectiveness and communication. After completion of a Business Degree, Tracey owned and operated several successful businesses in law, real estate and finance. Through an affiliation with Accomplishment Coaching, an International Coach Federation Accredited Coach Training Program, Tracey also trained and led teams of Coaches in San Diego, Seattle and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.