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  1. 1. June 2011 North Texas Coaches Newsletter In This Issue President’s Message President’s Message June is already here and the year is June 9 PRISM Event almost half over! Our PRISM Event is in a few days, June 9th. This is a time of LinkedIn Workshops: transition for many. Schools are out,Sept 9, Nov 11, Dec 9, 2011 vacations are in, and there are celebrations, graduations, end of Renew Your ICF Global season championship games, concerts, Membership Now! and recitals. This is a very busy time for all.Upcoming Chapter Meetings and Programs We have a tremendous group of PRISM volunteers who are working tirelessly to 2011 ICF Annual International Conference bring you a professional and inspiring PRISM celebration. “The Power of ICF Global News Coaching” is what we are celebrating. Five very different nominees all have benefitted from coaching in their organizations. I can’t wait to learn how our nominees set up their programs and delivered great results back to their respective organizations. It is very exciting! Come learn what the best in class are doing in the areas of leadership, performance, and high potential readiness coaching. We expect to see you all there with your clients. Register today, seating is limited! Details are included in this newsletter. You won’t want to miss this educational opportunity, both for your own personal growth and for your clients as well. Please show your support for our big event of the year. Coaching is what we are all about, so buy your ticket now and we’ll see you on Thursday, June 9! Susan Shapiro President, North Texas Coaches, ICF 1
  2. 2. June 9 PRISM 2011 PRISM Award & Banquet  June 9  DFW Hilton Lakes Award & Banquet Prism AwardRSVP today at www.icf-nt.com Thursday, June 9 at DFW Hilton Lakes or click on the RSVP button Celebrating the Power of Coaching North Texas Coaches invites you attend the annual Prism Award & Ban- quet, created to celebrate the power of coaching. In this event, you will learn from organizations that have embraced coaching as a key part of Pay for this event online their leadership strategy and are getting unprecedented results. after you RSVP 2011 Award Nominees: MEETING DETAILSTime: 3:00 PM to 8:30 PMLocation: Hilton DFW Lakes GrapevineAddress: 1800 Hwy 26 East, Grapevine, TX 76051Phone: 817.481.8444Web: www.hiltondfwlakesecc.com MEETING AGENDA3:00—5:00 PM PRISM Showcase 5:15—6:15 PM Reception 6:15—8:30 PM Banquet Event details continue on next page . . . Chapter Toolkit www.coachfederation.org has a wealth of information available to us as members. We encourage you to peruse the online Chapter Toolkit. It contains all sorts of resources for our chapter leaders and all members, including sample coaching agreements,marketing plans, white papers, media preparation, getting agreement from your clients to publish theirinformation on your web site, checklists, project plan templates, and more, all to help you grow your business. 2
  3. 3. PRISM Award Event (Continued)North Texas Coaches 2011 Board Don’t miss this chance to build relationships with existing andTo contact a Board member prospective clients and learn how the nominees are driving click on his or her results through coaching. name below. President  Wouldn’t it be great if your clients had a template and best practice Susan Shapiro examples of how to make a coaching program solid and deliver ROI?  Wouldn’t it be great if you could add value to your client relationships Vice President by inviting them to attend something which can be career-enhancing Valerie Sokolosky for them? Treasurer  When was the last time a coach exposed them to an event that Jim Cooper delivered tangible benefits to them?  Where else can you introduce your clients to proven practices that VP of Membership are getting results? Susan Potter VP of Programs Register here. Neena Newberry  $60 per ticket until May 31 VP of Public Relations  $70 per ticket after May 31 Martha Newman  Table Sponsor: $500 for a table for 8 with prominent sponsor signage VP of Technology Sara Smith Download an invitation to forward to your clients VP of Development Ed Rankin Event Agenda: 3:00 – 5:00 PM Prism Showcase of Best Practices Interactive session to learn how nominees have achieved powerful results through their coaching programs 5:15 – 6:15 PM Cocktail Reception Network with nominees and award recipients in an informal setting 6:15 – 8:30 PM Prism Award Banquet Keynote speaker Shaunna Black (former TI executive): Unleash the Power of Coaching Dinner and awards presentation Sponsors: Each month we have a drawing at the luncheon for a free lunch. Remember to drop your card in the bowl! NOTE: Visit the Prism Page on Our Website for all the tools and resources you need to help. 3
  4. 4. ICF-NT LinkedIn Workshops: Sept 9, Nov 11, Dec 9 2011 Are you newly credentialed? “Get Linked…Or Get Left Behind” Why every coach needs to be active on LinkedIn! Have you recently completed a coach ICF is proud to offer the first hands on LinkedIn educational 3-part series following our regularly scheduled monthly luncheons. We welcome experts training program? Lucinda Ruch and Diana Gats, Certified LinkedIn Instructors and Certified Your ICF-NT Chapter Business Coaches. Together they bring over 60 years of consulting would like to recognize experience to global Fortune 100 companies and local small businesses. your accomplishment. Lucinda and Diane both have their bachelor and master’s degrees, using their expertise for nine years of TAB (The Alternative Board) coaching to Please email small businesses. http://www.thealternativeboard.com/tabboards/sshapiro@onpoint-coaching.com TABPages1/home.html so that your professional community can recognize Program Description: Offered 1:30 to 3:30 Following the Luncheons: your achievement. Bring your laptops to the sessions. Handouts will be provided. September 9, 2011 you will:  Learn how to make sure your profile builds your professional brand, increases your credibility, positions you higher in Google searches, and makes you more attractive to do business with.  Create or embellish your professional profile to be more eye catching so that you are differentiated in the marketplace.  Have the quality of your profile reviewed by the instructors to make sure the basic LinkedIn functions are used effectively. November 11, 2011 you will:  Learn to search and network in ways your coaching can gain new prospects.  Find ways to leverage others’ networks, referrals and strategies for online branding, building your network and search engine optimization. Advertise your services, offer your books,  Learn from these experts the benefits of Company Profiles vs. a normal or tout your expertise to website. ICF-North Texas members December 9, 2011 you will:Sign up now to advertise in both  Discover ways to use the LinkedIn tools in a more robust way. our monthly newsletter and on our web site for only:  Learn how to embed your brochures/resume, a video, blog and more.  Begin to leverage several social medias more expediently.$100 quarterly for members and  Make sure you are using new features in LinkedIn that might have been$150 quarterly for non-members added since your prior training. Discounts for submissions If you are already on LinkedIn or have been for a long time, you may think extending beyond quarterly you can skip the first class. Many believe that because they’ve loaded their  High Res (300 dbi) jpeg ad resumes on and have more than 200-300 connections that they qualify for entering the intermediate class. Wrong! With over 80 components, they’re jpeg no wider than 250 pixels most likely still beginners with no strategy of how to use the power tool.  Ads are subject to approval Ask yourself, does your profile stand out from the masses? Are you one of of ICF-NT’s Board the norm in the 100M, whose profile is light weight, or do you have a highly Artwork and content must be credible profile constructed with the end game in mind. Are you getting approved and payment made attention? Prospects? In other words, after the Instructors take you step-by prior to placing ad -step through the profile differentiating a beginner from an advancedContact Meryl Frank Harari today LinkedIn member you will be glad you took the first class. By the time you (mhnextlevel@gmail.com) get to the second class the reasons for the first class training tips and to have your ad posted for techniques become obvious and your strategy becomes so much clearer. So July-September, 2011 don’t think you can skip class 1 and figure out what you missed in class 1. Continued on next page . . . 4
  5. 5. LinkedIn Workshops (Continued) Financial Notes: Don’t miss all three sessions. Sign up now for early bird pricing and take advantage of this dynamic series that has been customized for our ICF coaching community.Payment Now Required at Registration: Members: 1 Workshop $79We now require full payment Non-members: 1 Workshop $99by credit card at the time of Member Combo: First 2 Workshops $150 registration for monthly meetings and workshops. Non-member Combo: First 2 Workshops $190We took this action because Member Combo: All 3 Workshops $240 we have had a high Non-member Combo: All 3 Workshops $270 incidence of people registering without paying Neither Workshop #2, nor #3 will be offered as an individual item. and then not attending the session. That leaves the Each of the questions below will be addressed to demonstrate thechapter having committed to potential of LinkedIn as an “untapped opportunity.” buying that meal from Hackberry Creek Country Club with no money to pay  What is social networking? Why use LinkedIn versus other options? for it.  Would you like to have another tool to assist in your business development efforts? We will delete unpaid  What are some of the advantages of LinkedIn over traditional marketing, registrations before we advertising and networking? Here’s just a tease of an answer: LinkedIn is finalize our headcount to a “Free” website where you can post events, brochures, videos, Hackberry. After the whitepapers, catalogs, and many more items, plus the benefits of growingregistration deadline, we will a network in multiple ways and leveraging others’ networks. It’s who you collect the late registration know and leveraging who they know. fee at the door for all  How can LinkedIn help calm any cold calls into warm greetings and attendees without a paid business development? registration.  Why are recommendations in LinkedIn stronger than any testimonials on traditional websites?  What is the purpose of a profile on Linkedin.com and what is in it? Is it just Late Registration Fee: a resume? Do you realize that there is also a company profile for your Effective with the May 13, products and services? What’s the distinction between LinkedIn 2011 meeting, “late” participants reaping the benefits vs. a novice still trying to figure out registration fees will be where the instructions are to power up the tool? increased to $10.00 above  Have you noticed how many people are looking at your profile? Do you the regular fee. want to get noticed more? Better yet, do you know how to check out your competitors?We hope this will encourage  How many connections do you have? Is it better to have quantity ormembers, guests, and non- quality?members to register by the  How to join groups? And why would you? published reservation  As a Coach, do you know how to find the specialty areas (candidates) in deadline so that all LinkedIn? Better yet, do you know how to get found? registrants enjoy the meeting program and the planned meal, and the chapter avoids the added Don’t let your membership drop from ICF Global costs associated with late The end of our 2011-2012 membership renewal period will come to a reservations. close shortly. In fact, non-renewed ICF members will officially be dropped in early June. Please take action now to renew. Thanks for your understanding. Action for non-renewed members: Go here to renew online. It’s simple, secure, and only takes a few minutes! Renewed Members: ICF has checklists available here for download here to make the most of your membership. 5
  6. 6. Upcoming Chapter Meetings and Programs June 9 2011 PRISM Panel July 8 ICF-NT July Luncheon. Discussion, Dinner, Peggy Dean, one of the few and Awards. At the Certified Master NLP DFW Hilton Lakes from Trainers in the world, ICF Global News 3:00—8:30 PM. presents Power Up Your Coaching. Please click here Aug 12 ICF-NT August Aug 12 Workshop:1:30-4:30 PM. to read the latest Luncheon. Limiting Marie Guthrie will follow up ICF Global News! Beliefs: You’re Fired! her luncheon program with Presented by Marie Coaching the Six Powerful Guthrie, CEO and Ego Voices (inner critic, Executive Career pleaser, pusher, skeptic, Strategist, of the protector, and Legacy Track. perfectionist). Sept 9 ICF-NT September Sept 9 LinkedIn Workshop #1:Welcome To Our New Luncheon. Colleen 1:30-3:30 PM, following Members in 2011 Barrett, President Sept. luncheon. Get Linked Emeritus, Southwest ...or Get Left Behind: Why April 22—May 20 Airlines, will present Every Coach Needs to be Servant Leadership. Active on LinkedIn! Barbara Brown Presented by Lucinda Ruch Judy Martin and Diana Gats.Penelope (Penny) Reddell Diane Wallace-Cline Sep 24-27 2011 ICF Annual Nov 11 LinkedIn Workshop #2: International 1:30-3:30 PM, following Conference at Mandalay Nov. luncheon. Get Linked Bay in Las Vegas, NV. ...or Get Left Behind: Why Every Coach Needs to be Active on LinkedIn! 2011 ICF Annual Presented by Lucinda Ruch International and Diana Gats. Conference September 24-27 Dec 9 LinkedIn Workshop #3: 1:30-3:30 PM, following Dec. luncheon. Get The 2011 ICF Annual Linked...or Get LeftInternational Conference is Behind: Why Everyscheduled for Sept 24—27 Coach Needs to be (Saturday—Tuesday) at Active on LinkedIn! Mandalay Bay in Presented by Lucinda Las Vegas, NV. Ruch and Diana Gats.ICF is seeking presenters for this conference. Learn more here. International Coach Federation—North Texas Chapter www.icf-nt.com Follow us on: 6