Conference Program

Schedule of Events

Friday, September 30th, 2016

7:00AM – 8:30AM

Breakfast

Room: Main Ballroom & Exhibit Hall

7:30AM – 8:30AM

First Time Attendee Orientation

Room: Main Ballroom & Exhibit Hall

8:30AM – 10:00AM

Welcome and Opening Keynote – Design Thinking & the Art of Asking Beautiful Questions

Room: Main Ballroom & Exhibit Hall

Speaker: Warren Berger

A well-designed question is a powerful tool for driving innovation and growth. What can we learn from the field of design that could transform our questions and our results? That’s the beautiful question that journalist Warren Berger asked the innovators in Silicon Valley who created the hot new field of Design Thinking.  Learn how the world’s greatest designers use the power of collaborative inquiry to develop products and services that consumers really want, then harness that power with a partner to co-design an innovative conversation that could change the way you think and coach.

Biography:

Innovation expert Warren Berger is a longtime journalist with the New York Times, Wired, and Fast Company and the author of six books, including the international bestseller A MORE BEAUTIFUL QUESTION: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas. He shows how innovators and dynamic companies harness the power of inquiry—one of the most effective forces for igniting change in business and life. He has studied hundreds of the world’s leading innovators, designers, education leaders, creative thinkers, and red-hot start-ups to analyze how they ask game-changing questions, solve problems, and create new possibilities.

10:00AM – 10:30AM

Break

Room: Main Ballroom & Exhibit Hall

10:30AM – 12:00PM

New Tools to Change Conversations for Good

Room: Salon F

Speaker: Katie Conlon, MA, MAPP

CCEUs: 1.5 (0.75 Core Competencies, 0.75 Resource Development)

How can we redesign our coaching conversations using positive psychology? Discover new methods for helping people shift out of self-limiting states – like judgment, pessimism, learned helplessness – and into hope, curiosity, and self-efficacy. Learn to speak the language of strengths as you practice coaching with positive psychology tools. Discussion topics include the self-care model of human thriving, navigating and naming your clients’ mindsets, and identifying tiny tweaks in their thinking that will lead to positive change.

Biography:

Katie Conlon, MA, MAPP, is a graduate of the Masters in Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) program at the University of Pennsylvania, where she has served as an assistant instructor. Katie holds a master’s degree in counseling and personnel services from the University of Maryland.

 

Unleash Creativity through Visualization & Mindfulness Coaching

Room: Salon G

Speaker: Sheela Reddy, PhD

CCEUs: 1.5 Core Competencies

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Research has shown a strong correlation between meditation, mindfulness, and creativity. How can we, as coaches, help our clients use their minds to unleash their natural ability to create results? Find out in this experiential session. We’ll explore the biological states that encourage creativity and discover innovative ways to unleash the mind’s creative powers through mindfulness practices, Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), guided visualizations, writing, drawing, and more.

Biography:

Sheela Reddy earned her doctorate in counseling and certifications in NLP, mediation, divorce coaching, and yogic breathing.  She leads a subcommittee of the Educational Affairs Committee of the Maryland Psychological Association, where she is a frequent speaker.

 

Using Culture Coaching to Build Diversity & Inclusion

Room: Salon H

Speaker: Kanu Kogod, MCC, PhD

CCEUs: 1.5 Core Competencies

With racial tensions running high, it’s time for a new conversation on race. What can we, as coaches, do to shift the conversation to greater unity while respecting our national diversity? How do we recognize and challenge the assumptions and biases that have shaped different people – including ourselves? Join the conversation here. This session expands the frame from race to culture, and presents a model to help you safely and respectfully engage in deep listening and appreciative questioning of ourselves and those we serve.  Develop new skills for building greater understanding and mastery as bridge builders for inclusion.

Biography:

Kanu Kogod co-created the award-winning Leadership Alchemy program at NASA. She founded Bridges in Organizations in 1987, and has published two books on diversity and inclusion. Kanu coaches executives and teams at the World Bank and other government agencies.

 

Inspiring Transformation through Podcasts

Room: White Oak A

Speaker: Margarita Rozenfeld

CCEUs: 1.5 (0.375 Core Competencies, 1.125 Resource Development)

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A podcast can be an innovative tool for launching life-changing conversations, revealing inspiring stories, and sharing transformative insights with a large audience. Discover how a podcast could expand your influence and client base in this engaging session. Find your authentic voice as a podcaster and learn practical tips and tools for creating and sharing a podcast with the world. Through discussions, brainstorming, group work, and feedback, you just may hit on an innovative idea that stimulates a whole new conversation.

Biography:

Margarita Rozenfeld hosts the Leadership Insights podcast, which was featured on iTunes’ New & Noteworthy. A CTI-trained coach, she is CEO of Incite International, a leadership and organization development firm and founder of YES!Circle, a networking organization for DC-area entrepreneurs.

 

Build Your Brand with the Power of Story-Type

Room: White Oak B

Speaker: Cindy Atlee

CCEUs: 1.5 (1.125 Core Competencies, 0.375 Resource Development)

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Interested in a more compelling way to convey your business passion and purpose? What if branding were as simple as knowing and owning your real story?  It will be after this session.  Discover which of 12 story-types (e.g., Caregiver, Hero, Explorer) most resembles you at your best—and  turn that discovery into your brand identity.  Get crystal clear on your unique value and create a powerful storyline that attracts the clients you most want to coach.

Biography:

Cindy Atlee is a former senior vice president at communications giant Porter Novelli. She trained as a coach through CTI, Georgetown University, and George Mason University’s advanced coaching and leadership programs.  Cindy is principal of the Storybranding Group, and co-author of the Professional Strengths, Values & Story Survey.

 

Coaching to Resilience for Organizational Well-Being

Room: Forest Glen

Speaker: Mary Elizabeth Lynch

CCEUs: 1.5 (1.125 Core Competencies, 0.375 Resource Development)

Generously Sponsored by George Mason University 

Today’s organizational leaders face a daunting task in dealing with complexity, uncertainty, stress, and diversity.  More than ever, leaders need to learn how to cultivate resilience – in their own lives and in their organizations.  Here’s a highly practical way that coaches can provide an invaluable service to modern leaders: help them to understand the nature of resilience, teach them the methods to enhance resilience, and shape a vision for their organizations as workplaces of well-being. In this workshop you will learn three approaches for how an organizational leader can deal with adversity and conflict in the workplace — approaches that are rooted in well-being practices and the mindful application of them.  You’ll learn a coaching strategy that helps your leader-client go beyond just “stress management” and begin to cultivate a kind of inner development and resilience that results in organizational transformation. 

Biography:

Mary Elizabeth Lynch, J.D., is an attorney, mediator, and Senior Fellow with George Mason University’s Center for the Advancement of Well-Being.  Mary Elizabeth spent many years working as an employment attorney, as well as a mediator of workplace disputes.  She is the co-founder and primary course leader for the non-profit organization, The Personal Transformation and Courage Institute.  In addition, she is part of the faculty for Mason’s Advance Coaching Program in “Leadership Coaching and Organizational Well-Being.”

 

Unlocking our Inner Genius

Room: Glen Echo

Speaker: John Lesko

CCEUs: 1.5 Core Competencies

Genius resides in each of us. How can we unleash it?  The answer can be found in our questions. Learn how to apply Howard Gardner’s eight types of “multiple intelligences” to craft key questions that will help your clients unlock their inner genius. Come and take a dive deep into the theory of multiple intelligences, strengthen core coaching competencies through active learning, and acquire a new set of tools that are simply genius.

Biography:

John Lesko is a coach and author of Facilitating Genius: Illuminating Brilliance in Your Organization.  A graduate of George Mason’s Leadership for Organizational Performance coaching program, John serves as a senior challenge course facilitator at the Mason Center for Outdoor Experiential Learning, and adjunct staff at the Thayer Leadership Development Group at West Point.

 

Facilitation Skills for Transformation

Room: Brookside A

Speaker: Rae Ringel, PCC

CCEUs: 1.5 (0.75 Core Competencies, 0.75 Resource Development)

There comes a point in many coaches’ careers to move beyond individual impact and affect the whole organization. Effective facilitation skills can put you on the leading edge of large-scale transformation. Learn how to collect organizational intelligence, craft learner-based objectives, design a “wireframe,” and use innovative approaches such as World Café, Samoan Circles, Asset Mapping, lightning round case studies, and creative icebreakers with groups and teams to transform the system as a whole.

Biography:

Rae Ringel is a certified executive coach, facilitator, and president of The Ringel Group. She is a Leadership Coaching faculty member at Georgetown University’s Institute for Transformational Leadership and founding director of Georgetown’s Certificate Program in Facilitation and Design.

 

Coaching By Design: A Design Thinking Workshop

Room: Brookside B

Speakers: Robert Michelucci, PC & Jen Fox

CCEUs: 1.5 (0.375 Core Competencies, 1.125 Resource Development)

Design Thinking is a big buzzword in corporate America.  What does it mean, why are organizations embracing it, and how can coaches use it? Developed in Silicon Valley, Design Thinking describes the process by which designers use empathy and rapid prototyping to design products and services that consumers want. Discover how coaches can use this methodology to help clients design the life they want in this hands-on, interactive workshop.

Biographies:

Rob Michelucci, PC, LifeDesign Coach and founder of Flow LifeDesign, brings nearly 20 years of leadership and operational excellence experience from the financial services industry. After completing an ICF-accredited Graduate Coaching Program at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA, Rob founded Flow LifeDesign to help people bring their career into greater alignment with their purpose and passion. Earlier this year, he co-facilitated an interactive Design Thinking workshop at South-by-Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, TX, titled “Your Life…Let’s Design Think That,” and launched his blog on The Huffington Post.

Jen Fox is a design strategist, Design Thinking curriculum developer, teacher, and coach at Capital One, where she runs the firm’s much-lauded internal Design Thinking training programs. Jen leads a Lean-In Circle and participates in many women’s groups, including Capital One’s Women in Tech meet-up.

 

Getting Unstuck through Meta-States

Room: Linden Oak

Speakers: Alan Myers, PCC & Joe Brodnicki

CCEUs: 1.5 Core Competencies

 The mind works in unique and expansive ways. We all have thoughts about thinking, thoughts about feelings, feelings about feeling, and feelings about thoughts. In short, we experience “meta states.” The Meta-States model helps us understand the unconscious and conscious processes used by the mind to make meaning. Develop new ways of thinking about how your clients create their habitual states, and new approaches to help them move from being “stuck” to being in the “flow.”

Biographies:

Alan Myers, PCC, is a leadership coach, senior instructional specialist at the FDA, and director of the ICF-approved Federal Coach Network’s Federal Internal Coach Training Program.  Alan is a certified master practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) and hypnosis. He is pursuing a PhD in leadership and management.

Joe Brodnicki is a licensed Meta-Coach and trainer in Neuro-Semantics.  Joe holds a diploma in self-actualizing psychology from the International Society of Neuro-Semantics. In addition to coaching and training, he works as a business process re-engineering consultant and serves on the board of examiners for the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence.

12:00PM – 1:30PM

Lunch & Remarks

Room: Main Ballroom & Exhibit Hall

1:30PM – 3:00PM

Exploring the Nonverbal Dimension of Conversations

Room: Salon F

Speaker: Courtney Schwarten

CCEUs: 1.5 Core Competencies

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With every story told, our clients say more than their words convey. The non-verbal qualities of breath, gestures, postural balance, and gaze all carry enormous meaning. Exploring the nonverbal dimension of coaching conversations can change your practice and your clients’ lives. Experience a series of activities that will reveal previously unnoticed cues. Using somatic cartography, we’ll explore powerful yet subtle shifts that you can make in your coaching presence, and mapping tools to discover what your clients really mean.

Biography:

Courtney Schwarten is CEO and a core faculty member of Walking your Talk. She has logged more than 1,000 hours in somatic cartography and nonverbal dynamics with Dr. Stuart Heller. A Newfield Network graduate, Courtney co-founded the first D.C. chapter of Strozzi Institute.

 

Resolving Conflict through Narrative Practices

Room: Salon G

Speaker: Sarah Federman, PhD

CCEUs: 1.5 (1.125 Core Competencies, 0.375 Resource Development)

The field of conflict resolution has much to offer coaches who want to add a new dimension to their practice. “Narrative practices” are some of the hottest topics in coaching today. Come explore the rich theoretical framework and practical application of narrative practices, and practice new conflict resolution techniques such as “Externalization” and “Circular Questioning.” Deepen your knowledge, expand your skills, and add some powerful new tools to your toolkit.

Biography:

Sarah Federman, PhD, graduated from the Center for Narrative & Conflict Resolution at George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution. She speaks around the world about how narratives impact our understanding of history, conflicts, and ourselves.

 

Executive Coaching through a Cross-Cultural Lens

Room: Salon H

Speaker: Yana Blackwelder, PCC

CCEUs: 1.5 (1.125Core Competencies, 0.375 Resource Development)

Coaches who want to be successful working internationally or with global organizations need to become “cross-culturally competent.” Discover what cross-cultural competence means as we explore the intricacies of different cultures and the cultural dimensions of coaching clients from across the globe. Focusing on the ICF core competencies, you’ll engage in role plays and feedback conversations designed to increase your cross-cultural IQ.  

Biography:

Yana Blackwelder, PCC, is program director of coaching programs for Coca-Cola Hellenic Eurasia, where she has trained more than 500 top managers across Russia and Europe. A member of the ICF New York Board, she works as a cross-cultural coach for Fortune 500 companies and as an executive coach for INSEAD, the International Global Leadership Centre. Yana received her master’s degree in organizational psychology at Columbia University.

 

Using Video to Build Your Business & Brand

Room: White Oak A

Speaker: Brighton West

CCEUs: 1.5 (0.75 Core Competencies, 0.75 Resource Development)

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Do you have a video that demonstrates your credibility and competence? You will by the end of this session. Whether through Skype, YouTube, Facebook, Blab, Zoom, Periscope, or online courses, video is now a routine part of business and life. Learn how to work with online video to effectively build your brand, market your services, and generate additional income – using a tool that is right in the palm of your hand. Bring your smart phone and leave with a “brand you” video.

Biography:

Brighton West is a videographer who specializes in helping coaches use online video in their practices through his company, Authentic West Films. He has worked extensively in narrative and documentary short films and web series.

 

Build Your Business by Speaking!

Room: White Oak B

Speaker: Denise Hedges, PCC

CCEUs: 1.5 (0.75 Core Competencies, 0.75 Resource Development)

Speaking is one of the fastest ways to grow your coaching business. If you aren’t out there speaking to your target audience, you’re missing a great opportunity to help and be heard. Get the inside scoop on how to start and succeed in speaking from one of the CCC’s most popular presenters. You’ll learn how to navigate the world of public speaking, identify opportunities, schedule your engagement, and design an exceptional presentation using the ICF core coaching competencies.

Biography:

Denise Hedges, PCC, is back by popular demand for her third ICF Metro DC presentation. She is a faculty member at Coach U, where she teaches courses on marketing and business development. Denise holds an MA in counseling, and a BA in psychology from the State University of New York.

 

The Feeling of Listening and Speaking Deeply: Creating Magic Together

Room: Forest Glen

Speaker: Sarita Chawla, MCC

CCEUs: 1.5 Core Competencies

Generously Sponsored by New Ventures West 

A deeply transformational conversation goes far beyond an exchange of ideas. We attune through our bodies, connect through our hearts, and access words and ideas with our minds—all within the mysterious space of the relationship. We listen with a willingness to be influenced. Integrating all of this calls forth our clients’ authenticity, creativity, courage, vulnerability, truth. There is a felt sense to all of this—a unique way this kind of interaction feels in our bodies. In this session we’ll explore this for ourselves, learning to listen to words and silence, and speak from a place of true wisdom.

Biography:

Sarita Chawla, MCC, is a senior faculty member at New Ventures West. She holds a master’s degree in anthropology from Delhi University and was a founding Council Member of the Society of Organizational Learning. She leads master classes for individual and group development and is a teacher of the Diamond Approach.

 

Somatic Coaching: Experience Transformation through Movement

Room: Glen Echo

Speaker: Anthony Attan, PhD

CCEUs: 1.5 (1.125 Core Competencies, 0.375 Resource Development)

It’s been said that “motion creates emotion.” The somatic model of embodied coaching reveals how physical movements are connected to your client’s inner states. Learn how to use that knowledge in this experiential session. Discover the compelling research behind somatic coaching, acquire new measurement tools, and put the somatic model into practice. We’ll move through different personality patterns, reflect on how movement primes our thinking and feeling, and discuss the use of primed energies in a leadership context. Come prepared to move and grow.  

Biography:

Anthony Attan, PhD, is director of learning and organizational effectiveness at Inovalan, Inc., and a coach and researcher at Focus Leadership, LLC. He co-authored The ABCs of Energy-Based Leadership. Anthony holds a doctorate in industrial and organizational psychology.

 

Coaching Peer Groups for Learning & Growth

Room: Brookside A

Speakers: Chuck Appleby, PhD, & Lynne Feingold

CCEUs: 1.5 (1.125 Core Competencies, 0.375 Resource Development)

Anyone who has ever coached, or been coached, in a learning circle or cohort knows the power of people coaching each other. Now leading organizations are leveraging the power of peer coaching. How can you get on board with this growing – and potentially lucrative — trend? Learn the principles, values, ground rules, and steps of facilitating a peer coaching session from two peer coaching pioneers. Discover an innovative new way to accelerate collaboration, innovation, learning, and growth both for your clients and your business.

Biographies:

Chuck Appleby, PhD, is co-founder of Action Learning Source, a collaborative dedicated to spreading the power of peer coaching from America to China. He is an adjunct faculty member in Georgetown University’s organizational development program. Chuck’s peer coaching clients include Microsoft, John Hancock, Nielsen, Goodwill International, and Arlington County government.

Lynne Feingold is program manager for coaching and leader development at the U.S. Citizens and Immigration Service in DHS. She created the first government-wide coaching cadre, co-founded the government-wide Coaching Consortium, and laid the groundwork for the Federal Coaching Network, which won the 2014 Best Federal Internal Coach Training Program Human Capital Award.

 

Sex, Lies, & Ethics: Coping with Ethical Dilemmas as an Internal Coach

Room: Brookside B

Speaker: Pamela Green, ACC, MBA, SPHR

CCEUs: 1.5 Core Competencies

Coaches who work inside organizations face special ethical challenges as coach-employees. How do we treat confidential client information that raises red flags? How much information should we share in a coaching supervision call? What do we say to a boss who wants to see client progress reports? As internal coaching grows, so does the potential for missteps. Join the discussion of real-world ethical dilemmas and explore 10 strategies designed to remedy the most challenging situations.

Biography:

Pamela Green, ACC, is former vice president and chief membership officer of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). An executive coach since 2011, Pamela now offers coach training to HR professionals and senior executives through The HR Coaching Institute.

 

Using Polarities to Solve Unsolvable Problems

Room: Linden Oak

Speaker: Cliff Kayser, PCC

CCEUs: 1.5 (1.125 Core Competencies, 0.375 Resource Development)

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Every leader faces unsolvable tensions or challenges in the workplace that are framed as solvable “either/or” choices. (“Do we maintain stability or stimulate change? Should we decentralize or centralize?”) The business literature refers to these tensions as polarities, paradoxes, or dilemmas.  Discover an innovative way to help your clients expand how they think and respond to adaptive challenges using the Polarity Map.  Learn to distinguish between solvable and unsolvable problems, and use a 5-step process to open up new possibilities for discovery and action.

Biography:

Cliff Kayser, PCC, is vice president of Polarity Partnerships and founder/president of Xperience, LLC. Cliff is a coaching fellow in Mason’s Leadership Coaching for Organizational Well-being program, adjunct/visiting faculty for American University’s MSOD and KEY executive programs, and Gestalt Institute of Cleveland.

3:00PM – 3:30PM

Break

Room: Main Ballroom & Exhibit Hall

3:30PM – 5:00PM

Fear: Designing Constructive Conversations That Give Fear Its Due Respect

Room: Salon F

Speaker: Jodi Callahan, ACC, PhD

CCEUs: 1.5 Core Competencies

Neuroscience says that our brains are designed to keep us safe by constantly scanning the environment for threats. Fear is a survival tool that also can produce some suboptimal behavior. This session explores fear in an appreciative way, inviting it into the coaching conversation to see what it can teach us about our own and others’ behavior. Working individually, in pairs, and in groups, you will learn new tools for recognizing fear, and new approaches for coaching it.

Biography:

Jodi Callahan is a graduate of Georgetown University’s coaching program. She is a former director of leadership development at BAE Systems, and manager of leadership development at MITRE. Jodi provides pro-bono coaching through two Washington-area charities to people transitioning out of homelessness. 

 

Break the Urgency Cycle through Mindfulness Practices

Room: Salon G

Speaker: Cameron Gott, PCC

CCEUs: 1.5 (1.125 Core Competencies, 0.375 Resource Development)

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Urgency is part of daily life. Today’s perceived need to do everything now often changes priorities, creates undue stress, and diminishes the ability to make sound decisions. That’s often when people seek coaching. How can coaches help harried clients break the urgency cycle? Enter the AEC Model of Awareness, Engagement, and Completion. This session will engage you in a process that can focus the mind on creating lasting change through a mindfulness practice.

Biography:

Cameron Gott, PCC, is a graduate of the Coaches Training Institute (CTI). He co-develops programs and trains coaches through the Coach Approach for Organizers. Cameron also writes the Global Creative blog for creative entrepreneurs and leaders.

 

Overcoming Procrastination: Lessons from ADHD Coaching

Room: Salon H

Speaker: Caryn Reedy, ACC

CCEUs: 1.5 Core Competencies

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Does your client struggle with procrastination, motivation, or time management? While these concerns are very common to Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), all of us face them at one point or another. Learn the skills, techniques, and strategies used by ADHD coaches to help any client manage these challenges. Share examples from your practice as you dive into a deep discussion of executive functioning skills, positive psychology, and strengths-based coaching approaches with your peers.

Biography:

Caryn Reedy, ACC, is an Industrial/Organizational Psychologist for the federal government and a Coach/Leadership Development Strategic Adviser for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).  A graduate of The Coaches Training Institute (CTI), Caryn completed specialized training in ADHD and positive psychology coaching with MentorCoach and JST Coaching.

 

Change your Beliefs, Change your Presence

Room: White Oak A

Speaker: Jane Feldman

CCEUs: 1.5 (0.375 Core Competencies, 1.125 Resource Development)

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As coaches, identifying our internal beliefs is as important to our own personal and professional growth as it is for our clients. Feeling the need to be a subject matter expert, or taking on responsibility for producing coaching outcomes, are just two tendencies that may stem from limiting beliefs. Share your stories, explore your values and beliefs, and assess their possible impact on your coaching presence, in this interactive peer discussion.  Raise your hand and your self-awareness.

Biography:

Jane Shore Feldman is founder and principal of Rosewood, LLC. She co-authored the Jossey-Bass book, Organizational Career Development: Benchmarks for Building a World-Class Workforce. Jane is an adjunct faculty member of the executive education program at the University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy.

 

Reinventing Retirement: Coaching Baby Boomers into the Future

Room: White Oak B

Speakers: Frances Randolph, ACC, CPCC & Jane Kerschner, PCC

CCEUs: 1.5 Core Competencies

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 As life spans increase, many people will spend more of their years living outside of the workforce than in it. Baby Boomers aren’t ready for traditional retirement. They’re ready for reinvention. Helping this large generation of “reinvents” create the next stage of life represents a huge opportunity for coaches. Join this lively, interactive session to explore the needs and expectations of the Boomer generation, and design innovative conversations to help this tidal wave of clients discover what’s next.

Biographies:

Fran Randolph is an ACC and certified retirement coach. She holds doctoral and master’s degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, in the field of behavioral health.  Fran was responsible for a number of national programs on mental illnesses during her 24-year federal career. 

Jane Kerschner is a PCC and Newfield Network coach who just recently completed 3 ½ years on the ICF Metro DC Board serving as Professional Development Director. She holds certifications from Retirement Options™, True Purpose Institute™, IONS Conscious Aging Facilitation, and the Institute of Jewish Spirituality’s Wise Aging Program.   

 

Leadership Coaching Mobilized

Room: Forest Glen

Speakers: Doug Emerson & Mary Legakis Engel, MBA, ICF Certified

CCEUs: 1.5 Core Competencies

Generously Sponsored by the Emerson Suite

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Find out how to coach clients on the go with the latest mobile tools, covering an expansive range of topics – including self-assessment, managerial styles, job effectiveness, change priorities, meeting effectiveness and determining role responsibilities. Experience the tools for yourself, in this interactive breakout session, and learn how to coach clients for life. Learn the major challenges facing leaders today, and how to instantly capture their interest. Discover how to land new clients and extend your current engagements with innovative tools that ask the right questions, and arm you with a globally proven methodology to help clients succeed.

Biographies:

Doug Emerson has been a consultant/coach to leader-managers across five continents. His successful business was sought after and purchased by one of the world’s largest consulting firms. Drawing on 45 years of experience, Doug founded The Emerson Suite, with 8 mobile tools – bringing leadership coaching into the 21st century.

Mary Legakis Engel, The Management Coach, has been consulting and coaching leader-managers across a broad range of industries and across North America for over 15 years. Mary is Head Coach and Co-Creater of The Emerson Suite. She received her coach training at Coachville.

 

Designing Profitable Sales Conversations

Room: Glen Echo

Speaker: Eric Byrd

CCEUs: 1.5 (1.25 Core Competencies, 0.25 Resource Development)

Most coaches who love to have authentic conversations also claim to hate marketing and sales. This workshop could change their mind. Learn how to create an efficient, repeatable sales process that attracts and engages your ideal client using the ICF core coaching competencies. Learn how to use what great sales people know about networking, qualifying prospects, communicating their value proposition, and sealing the deal to build the kind of high-quality, high-dollar relationships that you want in your coaching business.

Biography:

Eric Byrd, founder of Pitch for Success, helps people create profitable business relationships through his books and training programs, including Network with Ease, Finding Your Perfect Clients, The Power of Connections, The Follow Up Formula, and the forthcoming, What I Learned About Business from Playing Angry Birds.

 

Moving from Workplace Misery to Joyous Productivity

Room: Brookside A

Speakers: Cleve Arrington & Robin Bryson Talmadge

CCEUs: 1.5 (0.75 Core Competencies, 0.75 Resource Development)

It’s the rare client who can leave workplace issues at the office door. Poor morale, interpersonal conflict, and a toxic work environment are just a few of the issues that can lower productivity and drive up costs, as well as negatively impact the client’s personal life. Designed from a “whole life” coaching perspective, this session explores three major causes of workplace dissatisfaction and low employee engagement – and offers innovative coaching strategies to help you help your client overcome them.

Biographies:

Cleve Arrington spent 21 years in the U.S. Marine Corps helping veterans and their families transition to civilian life.  Cleve serves as an employee engagement champion and internal federal coach.  He earned his MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). 

Robin Bryson Talmadge, aka “Catalyst Coach Robin”, sparks transformation in organizations and leaders through coaching and employee engagement activities. She serves as the chief inspiration officer for Fertilize Your Faith, a nonprofit organization that provides professional development, communication,and leadership training. 

 

West Meets the East in the Tea Ceremony – A Ritual for Mindful Transformation

Room: Brookside B

Speakers: Salley Lee-Chung, CPC & Mich Kuroda, CPC

CCEUs: 1.5 (0.375 Core Competencies, 1.125 Resource Development)

Westerners seeking balance and peace are embracing such ancient Eastern traditions as yoga, meditation, and martial arts. Add to that list the ancient Tea Ceremony. This ritualized practice involves the mindful, ceremonial preparation and pouring of tea, with each step revealing deeper layers of meaning and wisdom. Learn how to engage your clients in a mindfulness exercise that creates space for them to engage the senses, connect to the heart, and experience transformation in an old – yet whole new – way.

Biographies:

Salley Lee-Chung, CPC, is a facilitator, Korean culture instructor, and interpreter.  A native of South Korea, Salley is a 2014 graduate of CFT.

 

Mich Kuroda, also a 2014 CFT graduate, is a mediator, teacher, and trainer originally from Japan.  After a 30-year career at the United Nations, she is now visiting professor of international relations and diplomacy at Mercy College.

 

Mindful Brushstrokes: Using Painting to Reveal the Unconscious

Room: Linden Oak

Speaker: Elisabeth Vismans, ACC, CPCC

CCEUs: 1.5 (1.125 Core Competencies, 0.375 Resource Development)

Limited to 20 participants

We all know how powerful images can be in revealing our clients’ deepest feelings and stories. This session uses the art of painting to explore your client’s inner map and create an instant and intimate connection.  Let the brush be your guide in mindfully creating your own interior landscape in this hands-on, experiential session with a talented painter and coach. Discover the value of bringing the artistic process into the coaching relationship.

Biography:

Elisabeth Vismans is an award-winning artist, art instructor, certified coach, and founder of Quality Within, LLC. Fluent in four languages, she is a Netherlands native who worked for various corporations in Europe and Australia before relocating to the US. Elisabeth has won juried art shows and other prestigious awards.

5:00PM – 7:00PM

Networking Reception

Room: Main Ballroom & Exhibit Hall

Saturday, October 1st, 2016

7:00AM – 8:00AM

Breakfast

Room: Main Ballroom & Exhibit Hall

7:00AM – 8:00AM

Guided Mediation

Room: White Oak A

8:00AM – 9:00AM

Opening Conversation – Reinventing the Coaching Relationship

Room: Main Ballroom & Exhibit Hall

Facilitator: Dave Buck, MCC

The world has changed much more dramatically than the coaching profession in the last 20 years. Isn’t it time to rethink and reinvent our work? Coaching pioneer Dave Buck believes that we need to engage in a new conversation about how to design and deliver our services. What do the clients of today want and need? How should coaching stretch and flex? Which business models and myths have outlived their value? What new types of coaching relationships could we co-design? Let’s have an innovative conversation that moves the business of coaching from a transactional to transformational model.

Biography:

Dave Buck, MCC, was the 72nd member of ICF Global and one of the world’s first six-figure coaches. A 2008 survey of 10,000 coaches named him the 7th most influential person in the history of professional coaching. Dave has logged over 15,000 hours of coaching with 1,000+ individuals. He is the author of Coaching Super Powers, and president of CoachVille, which he co-founded with Thomas Leonard.

9:30AM – 11:00AM

Connecting through Interpersonal Neurobiology

Room: Salon F

Speaker: Amanda Blake, Master Somatic Coach

CCEUs: 1.5 (1.125 Core Competencies, 0.375 Resource Development)

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Humans are biologically open systems, unintentionally impacting one another’s brains, bodies, and emotions. It is vital for coaches to know how to leverage interpersonal neurobiology to support a strong and empathic, clear coaching presence and communication style. Discover neurobiological principles, somatic practices, and useful tools to enhance your coaching presence and your clients’ results. Anybody with a body will benefit. 

Biography:

Amanda Blake returns to the CCC by popular demand. She is creator of the Body = Brain course on the neuroscience of experiential learning, and author of the forthcoming book, Your Body is Your Brain. A Master Somatic Coach, Amanda earned a degree in human biology from Stanford University.

 

Coaching & the Art of Storytelling 

Room: Salon G

Speaker: Lisa Bloom, PCC

CCEUs: 1.5 Core Competencies

Storytelling is a powerful tool for developing trust, openness, and deep connection with clients. And yet, coach training often puts more emphasis on eliminating the ’story’ than in helping clients understand and transform their story. Join this interactive workshop to explore how identifying and exploring your client’s story can lead to lasting relationships and lasting results. Learn to inspire leaders, engage teams, and transform your coaching through the power of story.

Biography:

Lisa Bloom is the founder of Story Coach, and author of the bestselling Cinderella and the Coach, The Power of Storytelling for Coaching Success! She works with organizations to develop transformational story leaders, and with coaches who want to impact their clients and grow their business. 

 

Thrive Financially as a Professional Coach

Room: Salon H

Speaker: Dave Buck, MCC

CCEUs: 1.5 Resource Development

You can thrive financially as a coach by shifting from the old “transactional” model of coaching to the ALL-IN business model.  We’ll explore three key elements that can revolutionize your business: 1) Design a new coaching relationship that delivers what people expect from a coach. 2) Develop a relational business approach that’s in tune with the new Connected Age. 3) OOZE credibility by living in the Transformation Zone. Together, we can raise the coaching profession to a whole new success level that inspires the world.

Biography:

Dave Buck, MCC, was the 72nd member of ICF Global and one of the world’s first six-figure coaches. A 2008 survey of 10,000 coaches named him the 7th most influential person in the history of professional coaching. Dave has logged over 15,000 hours of coaching with 1,000+ individuals. He is the author of Coaching Super Powers, and president of CoachVille, which he co-founded with Thomas Leonard.

 

Coaching at the MCC Level

Room: White Oak A

Speakers: Pat Mathews, MCC & Magda Mook, ICF Global CEO

CCEUs: 1.5 Core Competencies

What does coaching by an ICF Master Certified Coach look, sound, and feel like to those in the room? How do ICF assessors determine whether MCC candidates are coaching at the level of mastery?  What new benchmarks are being developed to add rigor and consistency to the evaluation process?  Is now the time to go for your MCC? Discover the answers to these tricky and timely questions at this discussion and demo session co-led by two of the world’s foremost credentialing experts.

Biographies:

Pat Mathews, MCC, is vice chair of the ICF Global Board of Directors and former chair of the ICF Credentialing and Accreditation Committee. She is a founding faculty member of the Institute for Transformational Leadership at Georgetown University and former director of Georgetown’s Leadership Coaching Program.

Magda Mook, ACC, is executive director and CEO of ICF Global. A certified coach and systems facilitator, Magda speaks around the world on ethics, regulation, leadership development, certification, and other topics in the coaching profession. She earned her MS in economics and international trade from the Warsaw School of Economics in Poland.

 

Transforming Talent through Coaching: A Conversation with HR Leaders 

Room: White Oak B

Speakers: F. Glenn Richardson, Marykate Behan Dougherty, David Sylvester, Kim Moton, & Stephen Sheehy

Moderator: Warren Berger

CCEUs: 1.5 Resource Development

Organizations and the coaching profession would appear to have the basis for a perfect partnership. Talent development is a top priority for most organizations, and a focus in the coaching relationship.  Yet all too often coaching is underutilized and used only sparingly for a select few.  How can coaching and organizations best work together to support organizational talent needs? How can organizations better leverage coaching for optimal results? Join us as we engage organizational leaders in an innovative discussion about the questions that are most important to you.

Biographies:

Glenn Richardson is a noted industry advisor and executive consultant. A former company president, Big 4 partner, and Army officer, he has led numerous organizations through leader development, strategy, operations, growth, and transformation. He currently provides career transition, executive coaching, and other talent management services through Career Partners International.

Marykate Behan Dougherty is the Coaching Program Manager at the Treasury Executive Institute (TEI). She brings over twenty-five years of experience in leadership development, project management and coaching. Prior to her role at TEI, Marykate was the Program Manager for Leadership and Executive Development at NASA HQ and held key leadership roles at Chemonics International and ESI International.

David Sylvester is the Director of Learning & Development at Booz Allen Hamilton. A retired U.S. Marine, he has over 28 years of experience in learning, leadership development, talent and operations management. Prior to Booz Allen Hamilton, David held key leadership roles at Bechtel Corporation and Bank of America.

Kimberly Moton is the Director & Head of Talent Management.  In this role, she serves as the practice leader for succession management processes, high potential assessment processes, and she oversees and maintains the external coaching network ensuring a high quality cadre of coaches. Prior to BAE, Kimberly held key roles at Fannie Mae, The American Red Cross and Arthur Andersen. 

Stephen Sheehy is founder and President of Keys to Future, an executive coaching and organizational development consulting company. He brings over twenty-five years of experience in strategic HR, talent management and organizational development. Prior to starting his company, Stephen held key HR leadership roles at AstraZeneca, Exelon Corp., and Day & Zimmermann.

Warren Berger is a longtime journalist with the New York Times, Wired, and Fast Company and the author of six books, including the international bestseller A MORE BEAUTIFUL QUESTION: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas.

 

Establishing Credibility through Evidence-Based Strengths Strategy

Room: Forest Glen

Speaker: Lisa Gregory, SSCC, MS

CCEUs: 1.5 Core Competencies

Generously Sponsored by Strengths Strategy

 Prospective coaching clients are looking for indicators of clear differentiation and evidence-based strategies that deliver results and produce a return on investment. Using strengths in coaching can help clients create quantifiable change, build trust, and mitigate weakness and frustration. Learn how to use strength applications in coaching as a statistically significant catalyst of measurable performance in this evidence-based session.

Biography:

Lisa Gregory is an experienced trainer, coach, and corporate leader with deep knowledge of the challenges facing business leaders and coaches today. Lisa’s dual passions are improving organizational effectiveness and helping individuals make their own unique contributions. She holds a master’s degree in training design.

 

11:00AM – 11:30AM

Break

Room: Main Ballroom & Exhibit Hall

 

11:30AM – 1:00PM

Closing Keynote – Reigniting Your Passion for Coaching

Room: Main Ballroom & Exhibit Hall

Speaker: Richard Chang

Over time, the job of continually engaging, inspiring, encouraging, and helping others improve their performance can challenge even the most dedicated coaches.  How can we, as agents of change, reignite and leverage the passion that originally brought us to coaching? We need more than motivation.  Like our clients, we need a plan. Learn how to design a Passion Plan for yourself – and with those you coach — in this innovative, closing keynote. It’s a conversation you will want to continue.

Biography:

Richard Chang is renowned performance improvement consultant, trainer, speaker, and author of more than 25 books, including The Passion Plan: A Step-by-Step Guide to Discovery, Developing, and Living Your Passion. Richard has served as chair of the Association for Talent Development (formerly ASTD), judge of the Malcolm Baldrige Performance Excellence Award, and in multiple leadership roles for the American Association of Association Executives (ASAE), and U.S. Tennis Association. He recently was named one of the Top 30 Leadership Thought Leaders in the world by leadershipgurus.com. 

 

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