January 2020 Newsletter Print

Update from the Board

President’s Message
January 2020

Welcome to a new decade! The New Year always brings an opportunity to reflect on the past, and look forward. I am excited to see that the ICF Competencies are getting a refresh and update. It feels like this is a perfect time for us as an organization to revisit our goals and hone our skills as we begin this new decade.  

Your Board of Directors is working on your behalf to provide opportunities to continue to develop a vibrant coaching community in Calgary and area. In the upcoming year, a variety of programs will be offered for your professional learning and provide networking with other amazing coaches. We continue to seek ways to elevate the understanding and the benefits of coaching in the larger community.  Our work would not be complete without our connection to you, our members! We love to hear from you. 

Have you ever thought that you would like to volunteer for the Chapter? We have a variety of opportunities that may be perfect for you!  To volunteer, go onto our website and fill out our Volunteer information. We’ll get back to you to find a great fit for your interests and skills.

Many of you are aware that we had an unexpected change in the ICF Calgary Directors in December.  As a result of a unanimous motion from the Board, I will remain in the role of President until June 2020, when Ed Temple will become President of the ICF Calgary Charter Chapter. It is an honour to continue to serve for a few more months.

All the best to you for a strong start to 2020!

Kerry Black
ICF Calgary Chapter President


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Opportunities You Won't Want to Miss Out On

Behind the Curtain: Coaching Secrets from those who know

January 22 2020

Downtown Central Library
800 3 St SE
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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Event Highlight

Behind the Curtain: Coaching Secrets from Those Who Know

January 22, 2020
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Central Library
800 3 St SE
Calgary, AB T2G 2E7

If you are a fairly new coach of 3 to 5 years, join us on “Opening Night” on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at 5:30 in the Central Library Downtown Room 0-13 (lower level) for the first in a series of panel discussions with experienced coaches to hear their stories of challenges and successes and what they have learned.

We will start at the start, with the topic “Contracting with your Client”, focused on all that can happen between your first contact, your initial "discovery" meeting, and your planned first session. We know that newer coaches wrestle with how to handle this well and would be grateful for some insights from experienced coaches.

Our expert panel members are Dr. Ric Durrant,  Larissa Thurlow, and Martha Willson (Bios below).

Official ‘opening night’ snacks will be provided; maybe some popcorn, candy, pop, water, etc.

As a bonus, you will receive a resource sheet for you to take away at the end of the evening.

Psssst . . . if you are a more experienced coach, you are also most welcome to join us!

CCEU’s - 2.0 Core Competency CCEUs Pending

take a look at the panellist bio's here

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Give yourself the gift of Organization & Relationship System Coaching (ORSC) training this year!
  • Keen to advance your coaching skills in 2020?
  • Building your ability to work with teams and complex social systems?
  • Want a training opportunity close to home?
Cutting-edge leaders, coaches and consultants are adding ORSC strategies to their skill sets - and for the first time in 11 years, you can take this course in Calgary! Discover this ICF-accredited, internationally recognized philosophy that draws on and amplifies emotional-social intelligence while cultivating Relationship System Intelligence, so the entire system can evolve and thrive.

ORSC Fundamentals | January 11, 2020
[email protected] | February 5, 2020
Intelligence | March 6, 2020
Geography | April 3, 2020
Path | May 22, 2020
Systems Integration | June 19, 2020
Learn more about the upcoming ORSC training - https://novalda.com/orsc-canada
Join the ORSC Canada community - https://lvtr76fm.pages.infusionsoft.net/
Schedule a free one-on-one discussion with CRR Global's Canadian partner Kerry Woodcock to discover more about all things ORSC - https://calendly.com/kerry-woodcock/30min

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