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Alison Hendren, MCC

As an Executive Coach and Coaching Educator since 1996, Alison has seen the transformative power of coaching in maximizing the full potential of people. Passionate about what coaching can do and how it can affect every aspect of how we live, work, and communicate, Alison’s vision is that EVERYONE learns how to coach. To realize that vision, she created Coaching Out of the Box®, and in that time over 33,000 people in 38-plus countries have experienced the Flagship 5/5/5 Coaching Skills Training Program™.  She has been at the forefront of embracing technology as another way for people to learn coaching via robust virtual classrooms since 2008.

Recently she was honoured to present the findings on bringing coaching skills to over 5,000 people in Healthcare using her proven program at the 8th Annual Coaching in Leadership Healthcare conference offered by Harvard Medical School and the Institute of Coaching in Boston.

Alison led a faculty team at Royal Roads University for 13 plus years with the Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching Program at Royal Roads University and was pivotal in it achieving the reputation as the most highly respected Executive Coaching Program in Canada.  During her leadership, over 1,200 leaders from all parts of Canada plus the US, Europe, and Asia achieved the rigorous CEC designation. She is also Charter faculty for the Executive Coaching Program at the University of Texas at Dallas. Previous to that she was Vice President of Global Business Development for Coach U and Corporate Coach U where she contributed largely to the growth of the coaching profession and had the opportunity of speaking and training coaches worldwide. Her work with the International Coach Federation, the largest professional organization for coaches in the world, contributed to ensuring standards of practice and educational requirements are met. She achieved the Master Certified Coach designation in 1999 and is one of only 1,676* coaches worldwide to achieve this designation.

Previous to coaching she worked in sales management in the corporate environment through her work with Canada Trust as well as created a number of businesses within the real estate arena including multi-million dollar developments in Vancouver and Whistler. Alison’s eclectic background brings a full set of strengths including business startup and development, leadership, strategic thinking, and authentic frankness coupled with warmth and compassion.

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Virtual Delivery Deck

5.5.5 8-session course (updated Feb 26, 2024)

5.5.5 Observer Forms

5.5.5 Coaching Skills Training Program™ Elements Observed

What is Coaching?

Everything you want to know about coaching. What is coaching?

Success Story

Colin McAllister recently delivered a 2-day workshop on the 5/5/5 Coaching Skills Training Program™. The results were, in his words, “really, really positive outcomes and amazing” One participant had this to say, “In 30 years this is the best training session I’ve been a part of”

View this short video to learn more about Colin’s Success Story.

5.5.5 Virtual Exercises Resource Bank

5.5.5 Coaching Skills Training Program™ Exercise Resource Bank

Coaching Demo Lerae and Carolyn with Observers

A 20-minute Coaching Exchange and live debrief from class participants.
Coach: Lerae Gidyk, MCC
Client: Carolyn Hamilton-Kuby, PCC
Length: 36 minutes Recorded in the August 2019 Advanced Coaching Skills Practicum

Coaching Demo Ann with Julianne

A 12-minute Coaching Exchange
Coach: Ann Fogolin, MCC
Client: Julianne
Length: 12 minutes Recorded in webinar

Coaching Demo Carolyn with Samantha

A 12-minute Coaching Exchange with captions
Coach: Carolyn Hamilton-Kuby, PCC
Client: Samantha
Length: 15 minutes Recorded in webinar

Requesting Demo

Coach: Joanne Peck, PCC
Client: Carolyn-Hamilton-Kuby, PCC
Length: 9 minutes Recorded in class as a demo May 2021

Coaching Demo Sinive with Robin

A 12-minute Coaching Exchange with captions
Coach: Sinive Seely, PCC
Client: Robin
Topic: Get unstuck to write a blog
Length: 12 minutes Recorded in webinar

How to embed a video in ppt

Instructions how to embed a video into a PowerPoint presentation.

The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

by Dan Pink
11 Minute Video

Everyone Needs a Coach!

Bill Gates of Microsoft @TED and Eric Schmidt of Google on CNN talk about the value of having a business coach.
1.25 Minute Video

The Coaching Exchange

Alison Hendren, MCC Founder, Coaching Out of the Box® talks about the 5 step process

The 5 Core Coaching Skills

Alison Hendren, MCC Founder, Coaching Out of the Box® talks about the 5 core coaching skills

Being a Coach: The 5 Guiding Principles

Alison Hendren, MCC Founder, Coaching Out of the Box® talks about the 5 guiding principles

Digitally Enabled Licensed Trainer Logo

Black and white version of the logo

Digitally Enabled Licensed Trainer Logo

Blue version of the logo

5.5.5 Course Logo

5.5.5 Course logo

COTBx Flat Sheet Train the Trainer

Course promo for Train the Trainer

5.5.5 Virtual Delivery Deck 2-Day

5.5.5 Virtual Deck 2-day delivery (Updated February 2024)

5.5.5 Virtual Exercises Resource Bank

5.5.5 Virtual Exercises Resource Bank

5.5.5 Delivery Formats and Agendas

5.5.5 Delivery formats and agendas

New Rules of Live Online

New rules of live online

Purposeful Conversations® Delivery Deck

Purposeful Conversations® Delivery Deck

6 Building Blocks

6 Building blocks of a successful coaching demonstration

Recorded Class Report

Recorded Class Report

Certificate of Completion

Fillable PDF Certificate of Completion

How to issue Credly Badges to your students

Use these instructions to access your Credly badge for your students, this is part of the toolkit you purchased for each successful participant in the 5.5.5 Coaching Skills Training program.

5.5.5 Handout Questions

5.5.5 Coaching Skills Training Program™ Handout Questions

Guest: Rosa Edinga, PCC. Founder of Life Unmuted.

Join Coach Jen as she discusses the magic of coaching with Rosa Edinga who is always searching for the magic.


Rosa is not only an ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC), she is also the founder of Life Unmuted, Badass Coach, Fierce Mom, Magic Seeker, Coffee Drinker.

Guest: Lerae Gidyk, MCC. Founder of Soul Designs Coaching

Jen and Lerae discuss the mindset of wonder and using your full potential as a coach. Lerae is one of Canada’s first Master Certified Coaches in Canada (MCC), and believes that if you’re working too hard, you’re not coaching.

How Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Drive Personal and Organizational Growth from a Coaching Perspective

Our world is more interconnected than ever before, and the importance of embracing diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) in the workplace – and in life – cannot be overstated. Immediately the teachings of Napoleon Hill, Zig Ziggler, and Tony Robbins come to mind, extending beyond success principles to embrace the significance of fostering a diverse and inclusive environment. In this reflection, we will explore each of the DEIB principles from a coaching perspective, and how they can drive individual and organizational growth.

It’s lonely being “the only”


How we define ourselves is shaped by our beliefs and values and ultimately drives what we think, say and do.  These internal narratives that stream through our minds are influenced by our experiences throughout our lifetime; the way we relate to the world around us. From the relationships we have, the choices we make as well as how others interact and engage, these powerful stories remain with us, every day.

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