We have an exciting spring of programming planned for 2014, so be sure to review these offerings and save the dates for whatever looks good to you and is of service.  The majority of our events are open to the public, free or low-cost, and you can sign-up in advance. 


Public Workshop ~ The Heart of Coaching:

Essential Skills to Bring Forth the Best in People

With Elissa Perry and Ken Otter

Coaching has been shown to be a powerful vehicle for personal and professional development and has been an integral part of leadership education at Saint Mary's College.  Participants will explore the power of coaching in developing leadership capacity in others.  You will learn essential coaching principles and skills to bring forth positivity, creativity and productivity in people.  This workshop will help you foster key coaching skills that will help you help others transfer their insights into action to better fulfill their personal and professional goals and aspirations.  The workshop will involve experiential exercises designed to enhance your effectiveness in coaching, and will provide exposure to three key principles, four essential skills, and five phases of coaching.

  Elissa Perry  Ken Otter

The three principles:

1.         Creating the partnership

2.         Nourishing the capability and creativity of the person

3.         Promoting engagement and commitment in the process

The four phases:

1.         Initiating the journey

2.         Exploring possibilities

3.         Generating action strategies

4.         Learning to live the change

The five skills:

1.         Self-awareness and presence

2.         Relating with others

3.         Deep listening

4.         Questioning and inquiry

5.         Moving to action

Please join us for a rich day of learning, coaching and action.  Click here to register



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