ICF Colorado Newsletter
April 2014
Message from Stephanie Wachman
President, ICF Colorado
Time is flying by, and I can't b...
topic is "Logosynthesis®: A New Process to Remove Obstacles to
Successful Coaching" presented by Laurie and Jonathan Weiss...
interactive exercises, and have the opportunity to take an
assessment after the program so they may identify their own S+E...
First time visitors to ICF Colorado:
click here to send an email requesting coupon code to receive first
meeting for free....
Donna is the founder of The Networking Gurus, co-author of the
book "99 Networking Nuggets" and publisher of The Networkin...
journey as coaches with other like coaches in open, safe intimate
dialogue, while boring deep into shared seasoned coach's...
Free and Low Cost Tools and Services: Resources to Share
We are in the process of creating a list of free and low cost too...
Why Join ICF Colorado?
* A community of individuals committed to making a difference in the lives of their clients.
* Conn...
2014 ICF Colorado Board Members
Stephanie Wachman, President
stephanie@coachinglib.com
720-232-3693
Dinah Snow, President ...
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April 2014 ICF Colorado Newsletter

  1. 1. ICF Colorado Newsletter April 2014 Message from Stephanie Wachman President, ICF Colorado Time is flying by, and I can't believe it's already April. I am so excited about what our chapter is involved with that I can hardly sleep at night! As we mentioned at our last Chapter Meeting, we are actively working on the final details for the October 17th, 2014 Colorado One Day Conference. The theme for this conference is "Unleashing the Authentic Leader Within." The conference will take place at Red Rocks, and we will have 2 big Key Notes and 4 break out sessions followed by a not-to-be-missed networking reception. Early bird registration for ICF members will be posted soon. Space will be limited to about 110 attendees; more details to follow. International Coaching Week is around the corner - May 19-25th! We are finalizing the details for that week, so if you are interested in volunteering some time to this amazing program, please contact Reuel Hunt, rjhunt@earthlink.net. At the chapter meeting, we also talked about the upcoming joint networking event with ASTD and NSA, which is Thursday, August 21st, 6:00-8:30 pm, at The Living Room in Denver. In addition to this networking event, we have also arranged for ICF Members to get discounts with these chapters for their events and teleseminars. We have a link on the ICF Colorado site to see their events: http://www.icfcolorado.org/event-list The energy on our board is contagious, and we will keep you posted on all that's new and exciting, including the addition of at least 6 more teleseminars this year. On April 24, 2014, the Teleseminar IN THIS ISSUE: President's Message April 2014 Monthly Meeting Special Interest Groups (SIGs) April 24, 2014 Teleseminar Free & Low Cost Tools and Services: Resources to Share IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Julie Somerville ARTICLES: Learn about specific topics related to coaching Membership General Meeting Information ICF Colorado Meetup Groups Our ICF Colorado Meetup Groups are an opportunity for our community to continue conversations and keep communications going in-between our monthly meetings.
  2. 2. topic is "Logosynthesis®: A New Process to Remove Obstacles to Successful Coaching" presented by Laurie and Jonathan Weiss. Click here to register This month's speaker and Past President Laura Belsten's topic, "Expand Your Coaching Business by Coaching Social + Emotional Intelligence," will be a great opportunity to learn new ways to grow our businesses. Laura is a brilliant mind and thought leader in her field, so you won't want to miss this! Remember you can get CCEUs for attending. Click here to register. Finally, ICF Global has a huge event coming up June 19-21, 2014 in Cleveland Ohio. Early bird registration ends April 15. If you are interested in attending, visit the 2014 ICF Global Conference—North America Midwest site: http://icf-midwest.com/, and let’s not forget about the Global Conference in Sweden; their theme is Courage to Create Change: Coaching for a Sustainable Future September 18-20, 2014 Malmo, Sweden: http://www.icfglobal2014-europe.org I look forward to seeing you all in April, and remember, we have great Special Interest Groups that take place before the general meeting. The SIG on Building Your Coaching Business will be in the big conference room. The Experienced Executive Coaches Case Study Group will meet in the boardroom, and it's a BYOCS (Bring Your Own Case Study). For information, you can contact me at stephanie@coachinglib.com. Please invite guests and enjoy all that ICF Colorado has to offer. Stephanie Wachman President, ICF Colorado stephanie@coachinglib.com 720-232-3693 April 10, 2014 Monthly Meeting Date: April 10, 2014 Time: 6:00PM to 9:00PM Special Interest Groups (SIGs) conducted before the general meeting from 6:00 - 6:50pm. Location: PPA Event Center, 2105 Decatur Street, Denver, CO 80211 Speaker: Laura Belsten, Ph.D. Topic: "Expand Your Coaching Business by Coaching Social + Emotional Intelligence" *CCEUs: 2 in Core Competencies This program focuses on coaching social + emotional intelligence, and how coaches can use this specialty to expand their coaching practices. Participants will receive an overview of social + emotional intelligence why it’s important to their clients (both the business case and the health and wellness case for enhancing social + emotional intelligence. Participants will receive an overview the 26 distinct competencies, and how to set up a complete 6 – 12 month coaching program around those competencies. Participants will engage in several ICF CO Meetup Groups currently in Boulder and Ft. Collins. Interested in hosting an ICF CO Meetup Group in your area? Let us know: info@icfcolorado.org Link on Meetup: http://www.meetup.com /ICF-Colorado-Coaches- Corner/ *Please check the link above for any updates/changes announced by the Meetup Group leaders. Questions? Please contact info@icfcolorado.org Check out the ICF Colorado on: Facebook Like Us on Facebook Twitter You Tube LinkedIn If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at info@icfcolorado.org Questions? Comments? Ideas to Share? We welcome your comments and ideas and are happy to answer questions. Contact Information: info@icfcolorado.org www.icfcolorado.org
  3. 3. interactive exercises, and have the opportunity to take an assessment after the program so they may identify their own S+EI strengths and potential development needs. This program is designed as a highly engaging, content-rich, evidence-based and fun presentation that will support coaches in expanding their coaching business through social + emotional intelligence coaching. Outcomes: Participants will take away an up-to-the minute overview of the field of social + emotional intelligence and its application to coaching, and specifically, how it can be used to enhance and expand our coaching practices. Participants will have an understanding of how social + emotional intelligence can be measured and the various assessment instruments on the market. People will come away with a coaching tool called "Name It to Tame It" – a strategy that coaches can use immediately to help their clients with emotional self-awareness and behavioural self-control. About Laura Belsten, Ph.D. Dr. Laura Belsten has been an executive coach in private practice for over 17 years. She is a Master Certified Coach through the International Coach Federation, as well as past president and long-standing board member of ICF-Colorado . She is the founder and president of CEO Partnership, a Denver-based executive coaching firm. Dr. Laura Belsten is an internationally known expert and author of the Social + Emotional Intelligence Profile®. She studied extensively with international EI experts, and became certified in four other leading emotional intelligence instruments before founding the Institute for Social + Emotional Intelligence® in 2010. She has been on the faculty of the University of Denver for over 23 years where she teaches graduate courses in leadership and communication, including a graduate course in Coaching Emotional Intelligence. She is an executive coach in private practice for over 17 years, a Master Certified Coach (MCC) through the International Coach Federation, and earned her Ph.D. in Leadership & Organizational Communication from the University of Denver in 1996. Dr. Belsten has a long history of teaching graduate level courses at the University of Denver, including a graduate course in Coaching Emotional Intelligence. In 2010 Dr. Belsten opened the Institute for Social and Emotional Intelligence, offering online specialty classes in the S+EI field, including a 12 CCEU hour certification class of the same topic. PLEASE NOTE: Everyone must register for the monthly meetings & events including ICF Colorado members Cost: ICF Colorado Members (Full, Affiliate, Student): Free Non-Members: $25 ASTD-RMC Members: $20 (need to enter code) CCEUs: 2 in Core Competencies Advance Your Practice and Career with LinkedIn Discussions ICF Colorado extends outside just the monthly meetings. You might not be connected with the very valuable ICF Colorado LinkedIn group. Jump in and join the conversation! Questions about the ICF Colorado LinkedIn group? Contact: Carl Dierschow carl.dierschow@smallfish.us
  4. 4. First time visitors to ICF Colorado: click here to send an email requesting coupon code to receive first meeting for free. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER for the April 10, 2014 Meeting Special Interest Groups (SIGs) BUILDING YOUR COACHING BUSINESS SIG April 10, 2014 6:00 - 6:50pm How to Get Clients Now Ever wonder why some independent professionals have all the business they need, while others struggle by with only a few clients? Could there be some hidden secret no one is telling you? If you know you could be bringing in more clients but don't know what to do or where to start, this information-packed business building workshop will teach you some simple, proven strategies for getting more clients now. Here is what we're going to cover: Learn what really works to market your business and what doesn't. Uncover where you might be stuck and what to do about it. Get clear on your goals and where you need to focus. Choose your actions and make a plan to get clients now. Having a business filled with clients is easier than you think! You'll leave with a plan you can begin using right away to get clients now. Bio: Donna Feldman is a business and social media coach who works with business owners and professionals at any stage from start-up to maturity, or those in transition from one business to another. She provides individual and small group business and marketing coaching as well as social media coaching, consulting and training.
  5. 5. Donna is the founder of The Networking Gurus, co-author of the book "99 Networking Nuggets" and publisher of The Networking Gurus News, a monthly e-newsletter of networking know-how and venues in Denver. She regularly delivers presentations and workshops on networking, marketing, and social media to business groups and professional organizations. http://www.thenetworkinggurus.com 303.744.6428 donna@donnafeldman.com Mission – To ensure that new coaches build their business, improve their coaching skills, market effectively and stay active and engaged in ICF CO. The SIG will help new coaches chart a course toward professional and financial success. Facilitator: Dinah Snow, President-Elect, ICF Colorado Certified Money, Marketing and Soul ® Coach dinah@dinahsnow.com www.dinahsnow.com 303-499-0408 EXPERIENCED EXECUTIVE COACHES CASE STUDY SIG April 10, 2014 6:00 - 6:50pm If you are an Executive Coach who wants to grow your skills and bounce ideas around with other Executive Coaches, then this group is for you! Each month, we will be reviewing and discussing a case study or new industry development from HBR (Harvard Business Review). Members who are interested in this Case Study Group need to register with Stephanie Wachman so that articles can be sent out and read in advance of the meeting. For the April meeting, it is BYOCS (Bring Your Own Case Study). Facilitator: Stephanie Wachman stephanie@coachinglib.com 720-232-3693 EXPERIENCED COACHES SALON April 16, 2014 7:00PM - 9:00PM Location: see information below Facilitated by: Judy Sabah 5+ Years of Coaching Experience? You’re Invited to Check Us Out! The Salon format is a safe place in the home of one of the participants where experienced seasoned coaches share their
  6. 6. journey as coaches with other like coaches in open, safe intimate dialogue, while boring deep into shared seasoned coach's issues. Location: Judy's home in Denver, CO (address and phone sent to RSVP’s) Please RSVP to judy@judysabah.com for the March 19 salon. We look forward to seeing you there! Facilitator: Judy Sabah judy@judysabah.com April 24, 2014 Teleseminar: "Logosynthesis®: A New Process to Remove Obstacles to Successful Coaching" Speakers: Laurie Weiss, Ph.D., and Jonathan B. Weiss, Ph.D. Time: 1:00 - 2:30pm Location: Teleseminar (call in details provided upon registration) Cost: Free for ICF Colorado Members (Full, Affiliate, Student) $25 for Non-Members ASTD-RMC Members: Receive special rate for meetings when enter code (provided in your ASTD-RMC member area) Logosynthesis® is a deceptively simple verbal technique for removing obstacles to effectiveness. It dissolves reactions to past, present or anticipated stressful situations. It is based on a spiritual/metaphysical point of view that holds that our basic life energy can get stuck in reaction to anything that happens to us that we can’t fully process; Learn to identify the triggers to these reactions and retrieve the energy bound up in the stuck experiences. About Laurie Weiss, Ph.D. and Jonathan Weiss, Ph.D. Laurie Weiss, Ph.D., and Jonathan B. Weiss, Ph.D., are partners in life and work. These internationally recognized authors, psychotherapists and relationship specialists have been married (to each other) more than 50 years, and have more than 40 years experience as business partners, coaching people in powerful ways to improve the quality of their relationships. The Weisses have been introducing State-of-the-Art personal development tools to Colorado since they opened their practice: Transactional Analysis, 1969 (Games People Play, I’m OK, You’re OK) Money & You: Management by Agreement, 1980 (which inspired the Win/Win Forum) Effective Inner Child Work, 1989 (recommended by John Bradshaw) And now, Logosynthesis® www.logosynthesiscolorado.com They are the only Certified Logosynthesis® Practitioners in the United States. Click here to register for the April 24, 2014 Teleseminar
  7. 7. Free and Low Cost Tools and Services: Resources to Share We are in the process of creating a list of free and low cost tools and resources to provide to our ICF Colorado chapter members to assist them in conducting their businesses and to have as a resource. Please let us know the tools and services you have found to be a benefit and valuable for your business' we'd love to include them on the list: info@icfcolorado.org IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Julie Somerville By Tom Lietaert, Communications Director for ICF Colorado As master-level Health Coach Trainer, Julie Somerville has positively impacted millions through her customized training programs for organizations and government agencies. Health Coach Julie mediates between her clients and their bodies – helping each to understand the other, ultimately resulting in a lifelong friendship. Prior to launching her business full time in 2009, Julie spent over 9 years in Training and Employment Coaching, encouraging economically-challenged populations to reach their goals. Today, Julie offers a wide range of services: Health Coach Training, consulting, individual coaching, workshop facilitation, and speaking engagements. Click here to read the full article ARTICLES: Learn about specific topics related to coaching by ICF Colorado Members Check out these value-packed articles to learn more about specific topics related to coaching. Click here to read the 2013 articles Membership in the ICF Colorado The newsletter is the perfect time to thank all of you for being members. We are who we are due to all of you! I am part of the one day conference committee, and I am very excited for what we have planned! It makes me so proud to have so many talented people working on our team to bring you a wonderful conference. I encourage all of you to attend. Please continue to invite others to our conference and our meetings. They receive their first meeting free! Have a wonderful April, and I will see you at the meeting.
  8. 8. Why Join ICF Colorado? * A community of individuals committed to making a difference in the lives of their clients. * Connect with other coaches. * Become engaged in the work of learning together and creating a strong community. * Receive valuable training each month that you can directly apply to your life or work with clients. Click here to Join or Renew: http://sn.im/joinicfcolorado Click here to learn about Member Benefits If you have questions about membership, please call me, Shannon Rios Paulsen, at 720-515-3212. To your unlimited potential and success! Shannon Rios Paulsen ICF CO Membership Director General Meeting Information Regular Monthly Meetings Members: No Charge Non-Members / Guests: $25 per meeting fee When: 2nd Thursday of every month (unless otherwise noted) 6:00PM - 9:00PM SIGs start at 6:00PM, and the General Meeting starts at 7:15PM sharp. Where: PPA Event Center, 2105 Decatur Street, Denver, Colorado 80211 Phone: 303-433-8247 The PPA Event Center is on the corner of 21st Avenue and Decatur Street PPA Event Center website: www.ppaeventcenter.com Map to PPA Event Center:
  9. 9. 2014 ICF Colorado Board Members Stephanie Wachman, President stephanie@coachinglib.com 720-232-3693 Dinah Snow, President Elect dinah@dinahsnow.com 303-499-0408 Shannon Rios Paulsen, Membership Director shannon.r.rios@gmail.com 720-515-3212 Tom Lietaert, Communications Director tom@sacredodyssey.com 419-699-6100 Helle Hegelund, Education Director helle@hegelundconsulting.com 720-570-0369 Walt Hastings, Treasurer walthastings@hotmail.com 303-526-9490 Kara Thate, Secretary thate.kara@gmail.com 612-599-4635 Dina Brecheisen, Marketing/PR Director dinabrecheisen@gmail.com 720-354-8956 Reuel Hunt, Past President rjhunt@earthlink.net 303-734-0444 info@icfcolorado.org Copyright 2014 ICF Colorado

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