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    • 12 Mar 2021
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (MST)
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    Going Deeper: How to Coach the Human, Not Their Problem

    Friday, March 12, 2021 at 11:30 AM MT

    Presenter: Dr. Marcia Reynolds, PsyD, MCC

    Program Details

    Even experienced coaches fall into the trap of focusing on the problems clients bring to their sessions. If you stay focused on these dilemmas, the coaching feels like it is going in circles because of the emotional attachment your clients have to their problems. In the end, your clients might find steps they are willing to take, but they don't gain the new awareness that will help them avoid similar problems in the future. This presentation will help you shift from problem-solving to coaching the human in front of you. You will discover new applications of your coaching competencies, learn three ways to prepare your mind for coaching and after observing a demonstration of coaching with the presenter, explore what you will do differently in your own coaching engagements.

    You will learn to: 
    • Differentiate the external problem from the internal blocks that keep clients from discovering powerful solutions on their own.
    • Perform three steps in mental preparation to increase presence and more effectively coach the human in front of you instead of their problem.
    • Use reflective techniques as well as powerful questions to "vertically coach" deeper into what is keeping clients from moving forward.
    Watch a live coaching demonstration to better integrate the practices you learn about in the presentation.

    About Our Speaker


    Dr. Marcia Reynolds, Master Certified Coach helps coaches and leaders make every conversation a difference-making experience. She has provided coaching and training in 41 countries and is on faculty for coaching schools in the US, China, Russia, and The Philippines. Her personal clients include leaders in multinational corporations, non-profit organizations, and government agencies. 

    Marcia was the 5th global president of the International Coach Federation and recently inducted into ICF’s Circle of Distinction for her contributions to the global coaching community. 

    Excerpts from Marcia’s books Outsmart Your Brain; The Discomfort Zone; and Wander Woman have appeared in business and psychological publications world-wide.

    Her latest bestseller, Coach the Person, Not the Problem: A Guide to Using Reflective Inquiry, was released this past June to rave reviews by coaches and organizational leaders. 

    Marcia is passionate about how coaching contributes to making the world a better place for all. Read more at www.Covisioning.com.

    • 24 Mar 2021
    • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (MDT)
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    Book Club: Good Habits, Bad Habits: The Science of Making Positive Changes That Work

    Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 4PM MT

    Facilitated by Debra Armstrong

    Book Club Details (Members Only)

    This book club will meet monthly for four weeks (March 24th, April 21, May 26 & June 23) to discuss Good Habits, Bad Habits: The Science of Making Positive Changes That Work by Wendy Wood.

    About the Book


    We spend a shocking 43 percent of our day doing things without thinking about them. That means that almost half of our actions aren’t conscious choices but the result of our non-conscious mind nudging our body to act along learned behaviors. How we respond to the people around us; the way we conduct ourselves in a meeting; what we buy; when and how we exercise, eat, and drink―a truly remarkable number of things we do every day, regardless of their complexity, operate outside of our awareness. We do them automatically. We do them by habit. And yet, whenever we want to change something about ourselves, we rely on willpower. We keep turning to our conscious selves, hoping that our determination and intention will be enough to effect positive change. And that is why almost all of us fail. But what if you could harness the extraordinary power of your unconscious mind, which already determines so much of what you do, to truly reach your goals?

    Wendy Wood draws on three decades of original research to explain the fascinating science of how we form habits, and offers the key to unlocking our habitual mind in order to make the changes we seek. A potent mix of neuroscience, case studies, and experiments conducted in her lab, Good Habits, Bad Habits is a comprehensive, accessible, and above all deeply practical book that will change the way you think about almost every aspect of your life. By explaining how our brains are wired to respond to rewards, receive cues from our surroundings, and shut down when faced with too much friction, Wood skillfully dissects habit formation, demonstrating how we can take advantage of this knowledge to form better habits. Her clear and incisive work shows why willpower alone is woefully inadequate when we’re working toward building the life we truly want, and offers real hope for those who want to make positive change.

    • 09 Apr 2021
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (MDT)
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    How We Coach Makes A Difference: New Research Finding

    Friday, April 9, 2021 at 11:30 AM MT

    Presenter: Jan Salisbury, MS, MCC

    Program Details

    Anyone who coaches professionally believes that their coaching makes a difference. Examples and stories abound. How does current research illuminate the efficacy of what we do, and how the core competencies and coaching roadmaps work? This webinar zooms in and zooms out of the psychological and coaching research findings on the efficacy of coaching behaviors and their impact. By exploring what works and why, coaches can better focus on what may make a difference in their coaching and what may not. The workshop will engage the experiences of participants throughout.

    Topics: 

    • Why research matters in understanding coaching! Where does the research come from and how is it studied? 
    • Different kinds of empathy and the best way to communicate it to your client. 
    • Individual and organizational research on using strengths to grow and develop others. 
    • How narrowing goals, materializing obstacles and wide brackets solutions benefits results and performance.
    • How creating coaching cultures can improve engagement in organizations.

    Goals:

    1. Understand how the current coaching and psychological studies illuminate the efficacy of coaching
    2. Develop specific awareness of why some core competencies deliver impact
    3. Challenge coach practitioners to apply research results to their own coaching


    About Our Speaker


    Jan Salisbury MS MCC is the president of Salisbury Consulting and a founding partner in Leaders Who Coach LLC. She is a Master Coach with ICF and mentors other coaches for ICF certification. She is also a Vistage Chair of a Small Business CEO/Owners and a Key Executive Peer Advisory Board in the Treasure Valley. For over 30 years, Jan Salisbury, MS MCC, has served leaders and organizations to create cultures in which everyone flourishes. As an executive coach, Vistage Chair and consultant, Jan Salisbury partners with her clients to stretch themselves and build their business. Her core competencies include facilitating accountable teams that operate from a shared fate, building growth mindset cultures, emotional intelligence, intercultural competency, and leading change. She is the co-founder of Leaders Who Coach a program that develops leaders to be coaches in their roles as they empower develop others. Through coaching, facilitated interventions and training programs, Jan has served the needs of a diverse range of clients, including Hewlett Packard, Group Health Cooperative, Simplot, Healthwise, American Seafoods, Universal Studios, The Inspire-Development Centers, States of Washington, Montana, Idaho and Oregon and City of Boise.

    She is completing a book entitled: Leaders Who Coach: The Coach Approach to Leading. She is a co-founder and Past-President of the Board of the High Country Coaching Association of Idaho and spends her free time enjoying different cultures, playing on rivers, reading and bicycling with her husband.

    • 21 Apr 2021
    • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (MDT)
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    Book Club: Good Habits, Bad Habits: The Science of Making Positive Changes That Work

    Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 4PM MT

    Facilitated by Debra Armstrong

    Book Club Details (Members Only)

    This book club will meet monthly for four weeks (March 24th, April 21, May 26 & June 23) to discuss Good Habits, Bad Habits: The Science of Making Positive Changes That Work by Wendy Wood.

    About the Book


    We spend a shocking 43 percent of our day doing things without thinking about them. That means that almost half of our actions aren’t conscious choices but the result of our non-conscious mind nudging our body to act along learned behaviors. How we respond to the people around us; the way we conduct ourselves in a meeting; what we buy; when and how we exercise, eat, and drink―a truly remarkable number of things we do every day, regardless of their complexity, operate outside of our awareness. We do them automatically. We do them by habit. And yet, whenever we want to change something about ourselves, we rely on willpower. We keep turning to our conscious selves, hoping that our determination and intention will be enough to effect positive change. And that is why almost all of us fail. But what if you could harness the extraordinary power of your unconscious mind, which already determines so much of what you do, to truly reach your goals?

    Wendy Wood draws on three decades of original research to explain the fascinating science of how we form habits, and offers the key to unlocking our habitual mind in order to make the changes we seek. A potent mix of neuroscience, case studies, and experiments conducted in her lab, Good Habits, Bad Habits is a comprehensive, accessible, and above all deeply practical book that will change the way you think about almost every aspect of your life. By explaining how our brains are wired to respond to rewards, receive cues from our surroundings, and shut down when faced with too much friction, Wood skillfully dissects habit formation, demonstrating how we can take advantage of this knowledge to form better habits. Her clear and incisive work shows why willpower alone is woefully inadequate when we’re working toward building the life we truly want, and offers real hope for those who want to make positive change.

    • 14 May 2021
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (MDT)
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    The Six-Figure Coach: The Fast Path to More Clients, Profit, and Impact

    Friday, May 14, 2021 at 11:30 AM MT

    Presenter: Krista Martin, MBA, CPCC, PCC

    Program Details

    There are so many things to learn as you build your coaching business and it's easy to feel overwhelmed. Instead of feeling that way, you're invited to join us to earn the fastest way to build your coaching practice. You'll also see the opportunities to create your breakthrough to your next level of income and impact.

    Ready for some more great news? The formula you'll discover in this will not require fancy funnels or complicated technology. You can apply it to your business regardless of where you are on your business building adventure.

    Block your calendar and plan to join us for this interactive webinar.

    When you join us, you'll discover:

    • The 5 critical elements that will allow you to create rapid results (and ditch incremental growth once and forever!)
    • The exact roadmap that will lead to more income, impact, and freedom in your business
    • How shifting an invisible - and powerful - element allows you to build a thriving coaching practice
    • Why getting bold about your vision changes everything (this isn’t what you think!)
    • ...and so much more!


    About Our Speaker


    Krista Martin, MBA, CPCC, PCC, is the President & Founder of Make Your Mark. As a sought-after speaker and business coach, she teaches coaches how to attract clients, make more money, and create a bigger impact.

    She's the founder of the Six Figure Impact Academy and takes a stand for helping her clients build six-figure businesses. The reach, impact, and personal transformation that her clients achieve through the process is what makes this level of success so important.

    Spending more than 12 years in the corporate world, she has extensive business, marketing, and sales experience. As a Circle of Excellence Winner, she was recognized as being in the top 6% in the country and exceeded her sales quotas 7+ years in a row. She built and sold her first "side biz" and now enjoys helping her clients build their business so it fits into their lifestyle (instead of the other way around).

    Krista is the former Director of Marketing for the Georgia ICF (International Coach Federation). Her passions include supporting homeless animals and shelters with the goal of helping every pet live in a happy and healthy home.

    To learn more about Krista, please visit www.kristamartin.com.

    • 26 May 2021
    • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (MDT)
    • Zoom
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    Book Club: Good Habits, Bad Habits: The Science of Making Positive Changes That Work

    Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 4PM MT

    Facilitated by Debra Armstrong

    Book Club Details (Members Only)

    This book club will meet monthly for four weeks (March 24th, April 21, May 26 & June 23) to discuss Good Habits, Bad Habits: The Science of Making Positive Changes That Work by Wendy Wood.

    About the Book


    We spend a shocking 43 percent of our day doing things without thinking about them. That means that almost half of our actions aren’t conscious choices but the result of our non-conscious mind nudging our body to act along learned behaviors. How we respond to the people around us; the way we conduct ourselves in a meeting; what we buy; when and how we exercise, eat, and drink―a truly remarkable number of things we do every day, regardless of their complexity, operate outside of our awareness. We do them automatically. We do them by habit. And yet, whenever we want to change something about ourselves, we rely on willpower. We keep turning to our conscious selves, hoping that our determination and intention will be enough to effect positive change. And that is why almost all of us fail. But what if you could harness the extraordinary power of your unconscious mind, which already determines so much of what you do, to truly reach your goals?

    Wendy Wood draws on three decades of original research to explain the fascinating science of how we form habits, and offers the key to unlocking our habitual mind in order to make the changes we seek. A potent mix of neuroscience, case studies, and experiments conducted in her lab, Good Habits, Bad Habits is a comprehensive, accessible, and above all deeply practical book that will change the way you think about almost every aspect of your life. By explaining how our brains are wired to respond to rewards, receive cues from our surroundings, and shut down when faced with too much friction, Wood skillfully dissects habit formation, demonstrating how we can take advantage of this knowledge to form better habits. Her clear and incisive work shows why willpower alone is woefully inadequate when we’re working toward building the life we truly want, and offers real hope for those who want to make positive change.

    • 11 Jun 2021
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (MDT)
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    Coaching For Agility: the "Secret Sauce" for Success in a Disrupted World

    Friday, June 11, 2021 at 11:30 AM MT

    Presenter: Jeffrey Hull, PhD

    Program Details

    These are challenging times for us all. Working through the on-going disruption of COVID-has prompted most organizations to re-evaluate--and re-invent--just about every aspect of their business model, work environment and structure. The evolution of leadership roles, with more culturally sensitive, emotionally flexible approaches has only accelerated.

    And In spite of what we see in the politically charged 24-hour news cycle with autocratic leaders in power in many countries, there is also a broad, if quiet, revolution on the leadership landscape taking us in a completely different direction. This more collaborative, inclusive approach to leading, what I call a "beta-style", is focused not only on driving to a result, but also leveraging the talents and creativity of everyone.

    In this environment of revolutionary change, coaches are called upon to engage at a whole new level of intensity, partnership, and support. Research with over 1200 coaches exploring the focus areas for a client's success demonstrates that there are three fundamental energy domains where agility is key: cerebral, emotional, and somatic. It will no longer suffice for leaders to play a one-note game, even if rational, stoic, directive, or "visionary". Teams in today's disrupted world require emotional support, a sense of trust, inclusion, and belonging, and perhaps most importantly, a psychologically-safe community, if the goal is high performance. This new level of hyper-agility for leaders is a tall order to fill and coaches have a more crucial role to play than ever before.

    In this interactive webinar, we will discuss the results of years of research into three energetic systems that underpin leadership agility -- and walk through the six domains where developing the ability and capacity to flex between "alpha" and "beta" approaches makes all the difference. A framework for understanding these dimensions of leadership agility will be shared -- and we will walk through real-life examples of how coaching supports leaders to be effective on both a local and global scale.

    In addition -- but equally important to building the "agility muscle" in our clients, we must "walk our talk" and be role models for flexibility ourselves. In this context, we will also discuss how we can raise our own self-awareness of our strengths and growth edges in the way we show up as coaches -- for how we demonstrate, practice and reflect agility and resilience can be inspirational -- providing hope, encouragement for "what is possible" as we foster the new, hopefully, better 'normal'.

    Takeaways from this event include:

    1. How to coach clients to leverage the three energy domains of agility: cerebral, emotional & somatic

    2. Learn the six research-based dimensions of leadership agility and how coaches can become adept at navigating them, at an accelerated pace, with clients (and themselves)

    3. Gain tips for applying positive psychology principles to build your own self-awareness and "coaching agility" -- to increase your success and impact as a coach

    About Our Speaker


    Jeffrey Hull, PhD, BCC is CEO of Leadershift, Inc. a leadership development consultancy based in New York City and author of the best-selling book, FLEX: The Art and Science of Leadership in A Changing World, from Penguin-Random House in 2019. A highly sought after speaker, consultant and executive coach with over twenty-five years working with C-suite leaders worldwide, Dr. Hull is a Clinical Instructor in Psychology at Harvard Medical School and adjunct Professor of Leadership at New York University. He is the Director of Education and Business Development at the Institute of Coaching, a Harvard Medical School Affiliate. Dr Hull has been featured in Harvard Business Review, The New York Times, Investors Business Daily, and a wide range of media.

    He can be reached at www.jeffreyhull.com.

    • 16 Jun 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (MDT)
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    Book Club Informational Meeting:

    Humble Inquiry: The Gentle Art of Asking Instead of Telling

    Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 12PM MT

    Facilitated by Patricia Teall Vincent

    Pre-Meeting Details (Members Only)

    This meeting is to meet and discuss best times to offer the monthly book club starting in September 2021.

    This deceivingly simple book is 7 chapters on Humble Inquiry (compared with other kinds) that describe external and internal forces forming our instinct to tell rather than ask. The final chapter helps us focus on practicalities of changing those instincts. Schein steers us toward reflecting on our own listening skills as coaches and shores up our understanding of professional and executive clients' realities.

    Humble Inquiry: The Gentle Art of Asking Instead of Telling by Edgar H. Schein.

    About the Book


    Communication is essential in a healthy organization. But all too often when we interact with people—especially those who report to us—we simply tell them what we think they need to know. This shuts them down. To generate bold new ideas, to avoid disastrous mistakes, to develop agility and flexibility, we need to practice Humble Inquiry.

    Ed Schein defines Humble Inquiry as “the fine art of drawing someone out, of asking questions to which you do not know the answer, of building a relationship based on curiosity and interest in the other person.” In this seminal work, Schein contrasts Humble Inquiry with other kinds of inquiry, shows the benefits Humble Inquiry provides in many different settings, and offers advice on overcoming the cultural, organizational, and psychological barriers that keep us from practicing it.

    • 23 Jun 2021
    • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (MDT)
    • Zoom
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    Book Club: Good Habits, Bad Habits: The Science of Making Positive Changes That Work

    Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at 4PM MT

    Facilitated by Debra Armstrong

    Book Club Details (Members Only)

    This book club will meet monthly for four weeks (March 24th, April 21, May 26 & June 23) to discuss Good Habits, Bad Habits: The Science of Making Positive Changes That Work by Wendy Wood.

    About the Book


    We spend a shocking 43 percent of our day doing things without thinking about them. That means that almost half of our actions aren’t conscious choices but the result of our non-conscious mind nudging our body to act along learned behaviors. How we respond to the people around us; the way we conduct ourselves in a meeting; what we buy; when and how we exercise, eat, and drink―a truly remarkable number of things we do every day, regardless of their complexity, operate outside of our awareness. We do them automatically. We do them by habit. And yet, whenever we want to change something about ourselves, we rely on willpower. We keep turning to our conscious selves, hoping that our determination and intention will be enough to effect positive change. And that is why almost all of us fail. But what if you could harness the extraordinary power of your unconscious mind, which already determines so much of what you do, to truly reach your goals?

    Wendy Wood draws on three decades of original research to explain the fascinating science of how we form habits, and offers the key to unlocking our habitual mind in order to make the changes we seek. A potent mix of neuroscience, case studies, and experiments conducted in her lab, Good Habits, Bad Habits is a comprehensive, accessible, and above all deeply practical book that will change the way you think about almost every aspect of your life. By explaining how our brains are wired to respond to rewards, receive cues from our surroundings, and shut down when faced with too much friction, Wood skillfully dissects habit formation, demonstrating how we can take advantage of this knowledge to form better habits. Her clear and incisive work shows why willpower alone is woefully inadequate when we’re working toward building the life we truly want, and offers real hope for those who want to make positive change.


Meetings are open to members and guests. Guests are welcome to attend a maximum of two meetings before joining.

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