October 2019 Newsletter

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October Events from Coaching Out of the Box®


Here is a snapshot of what is happening this month at Coaching Out of the Box®. Find details below or visit our website.

We have 3 courses starting;

Our webinar this month will be our popular Live Coaching Sessions.
Save the Date: October 23

Educational Webinars

Leadership and Coaching: Skills to grow and excel as a leader

Our next webinar features live coaching sessions and you won’t want to miss it. These sessions will be real, unscripted, unrehearsed and live. During this webinar we will have experienced coaches tackle real challenges. No scripting, no rehearsals. Sort of like the improv of coaching. You will observe coaches using their coaching skills in the moment; figuring out what the next question is and where to support the coachee as the dialog unfolds.

Developing coaching skills requires practice but it can be intimidating when first starting out or trying advanced skills. Watching other coaches in action can be a great tool to learn and a way to build confidence in your own skills.

If you are interested in observing real coaches utilize their coaching skills in real coaching situations, you’ll want to attend our next free webinar. Don’t miss this unique

Join us in this lively webinar to watch coaches in action and learn:

  • How coaching can happen in a short space of time and provide value
  • The different styles of coaching and the importance of being authentic
  • How coaches use the ICF Core Coaching Competencies in action
  • Skills for coaching in the moment
  • Each real coaching session will be followed by feedback and discussion to enhance the learning experience
  • Time for Q and A

Join us for this free webinar
Wednesday October 23, 2019
11 am Pacific / 2 pm Eastern


October Education and Training Courses

Build Core Competencies

Coaching Fundamentals™

ICF Core Competency Hours: 15
SHRM PDC's: 15

Coaching is catching on. More and more people are turning to coaching because coaching produces results. The performance of individuals, teams and organizations are being transformed when coaching skills are developed, used and become part of the culture. If you are intrigued by what is happening with coaching and want to learn core coaching skills, this fundamentals class is for you.

This is a hands-on class that includes practical techniques for trust building, focused listening, evocative questioning, planning and goal setting. The course includes practice sessions that are reviewed by a professional coach who provides feedback on coaching skills and comprehension of the competencies. You will learn the skills and gain the confidence needed to use them. Click on the course title to learn more and register.

Coaching Fundamentals™ - Starts October 2

Testimonial: Coaching Fundamentals was essential to my growth as a human resource professional. I feel like I have the tools I need to have powerful conversations with the people I work with.

Advance Your Skills

Advanced Coaching Skills Practicum

ICF Core Competency Hours: 12
SHRM PDC's: 12

Are you looking to enhance your coaching skills? Take your coaching to the next level? Or maybe you are looking for tools to help you with your biggest coaching challenges. If any of these apply, check out our Advanced Coaching Skills Practicum.

Participants of this program will refine their coaching skills by coaching others and hearing others coach in a virtual classroom overseen and critiqued by an ICF certified professional coach. The environment fosters real-time learning for those doing the coaching and for those observing. Participants in this course;

  • Gain confidence in their ability to coach
  • Hear a variety of styles and methods by hearing others coach
  • Get immediate feedback on their coaching and use of the core coaching skills by an ICF Certified Coach
  • Are challenged to coach at a whole new and higher level in a fun and supportive way
  • Receive coaching tips, techniques and demonstrations from an ICF Certified Coach

Click on the course name to learn more and register.

Advanced Coaching Skills Practicum - Starts October 15

Testimonial: This class was instrumental in getting the coaching practice in with feedback to support the learning. I saw improvement in each and every one of my colleagues in their coaching practice. It was a great learning opportunity to coach, be coached as well as observe. Carolyn was an excellent facilitator with endless nuggets of knowledge, experience and feedback. She made everyone feel comfortable to be authentic and show up 1000%.- Melodie Y

Become a Coach Educator

Train the Trainer for 5/5/5 Coaching Skills Training Program™

ICF Core Competency Hours: 12
SHRM PDC's: 12

You've done the training, developed your coaching skills and now you are ready to leverage your expertise. But where do you go from here? If you want to expand your reach, add a new tool to your toolkit and a new source of revenue, this course may be just what you are looking for.

This course prepares you to become licensed to deliver the 5/5/5 Coaching Skills Training Program™. As you go through the course you will gain in-depth knowledge of advanced coaching skills and learn to use your skills in a new and expanded role.

Train the Trainer for 5/5/5 Coaching Skills Training Program™ - Starts October 2

Testimonial: The Train the Trainer for 5/5/5 Coaching Skills Program™ is the perfect gift for coaches who want to support their client companies in creating a leadership that practices coach-like communication that increases open communication, teamwork and helps in employee retention. - Liz P.


Coaching Resources

We offer many resources on a wide variety of topics to support coaches at all levels. On our website, you can find blog articles, educational videos, webinar recordings and more under Coaching Resources. We are continually updating this section so check back often.


Inspiration Station

Everyone fails. [The professional boxer and world heavyweight champion] Joe Louis said 'Everyone has to figure to get beat some time.' The question isn't did you fail, but did you pick yourself up and move ahead? "And there is one other little question: Did you collaborate in your own defeat? A lot of people do. Learn not to.

-Personal Renewal by John Gardner


Did you know?

COTBx offers Immersive Coaching Skills Development Programs
for Organizations

These programs, delivered specifically for your organization, are designed to accelerate learning and uptake. Programs are offered in on-site, virtual and blended formats. Contact us to learn more.




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