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  1. 1. Are You Working "In" It or "On" It? https://ui.constantcontact.com/visualeditor/visual_editor_preview.jsp?age... Having trouble viewing this email? Click here Youre receiving this email because of your relationship with True Course Ministries Inc. Please confirm your continued interest in receiving email from us. You may unsubscribe if you no longer wish to receive our emails. January 11, 2011 Are You Working "In" It or "On" It? In This Issue (click) - Are You Working "In" It or Its true in corporations. Its true in churches. If the organization is "On" It? to advance, remain healthy, and be highly successful through its - Basic Coach Training life-cycle, it is required that the leader work "on" the - Resources business/mission of the organization. The leader must be acting in the present, to lead the organization in planning and making room for the future. The less desirable alternative is for the leader to comfortably work "in" the business (as a technical expert), in which True Course Ministries - case, the enterprise will shrivel as if drying under the scorching heat Video Testimonials: of the sun. Michael Gerber, in his book "The E-myth," illustrates this practical truth in great detail. This is also a basic principle of Glynn Stone leadership - the enterprise will grow according to the expansive environment created by the leader(s) working "on" the business/mission. Patrick McKeever Pastors and business leaders are sometimes excellent technicians and some work hard "in" the business/mission. When it comes to knowing how to work "on" the business/mission of the organization, I most often note large knowledge and skill gaps in members of the Now in our 8th Year clergy as well as business leaders. When it comes to these gaps, There are the few who recognize them and do something about them through education or delegation Some recognize them and admit it but are strapped, time-wise and financially, to do anything about it. Others are oblivious to them are quite surprised when called up on the issues. Some know the gaps and wont admit it. Read More Thanks in advance for your investment in the ongoing Basic Coach Training by True Course development of this work. Basic Coach Training is designed to equip leaders in churches and businesses with basic coaching skills that can be integrated and incorporated into their current leadership tool set and readily used in True Course Ministries1 of 5 1/27/2011 2:27 PM
  2. 2. Are You Working "In" It or "On" It? https://ui.constantcontact.com/visualeditor/visual_editor_preview.jsp?age... their setting. Coach training can dramatically enhance the leaders 506 Dal Paso Drive Robinson, TX 76706 effectiveness and greatly increase their impact within place of 254.722.4255 business/service and the larger local community. In addition, this training will prepare leaders to effectively coach each other in coaching partnerships among their peers. In Waco - February 7-8, 2011 Alliance Bank of Central Texas Conference Room 4721 Bosque Blvd. Waco, TX 76710 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Participants in this training will: Gain a strong understanding of coaching and the distinction between coaching and therapy, consulting and mentoring. Develop core coaching skills that can be incorporated into the church or business setting. Receive a combination of coaching theory and practice. Observe LIVE coaching. Learn a Five-Step Coaching Model. Receive a complimentary coaching session with one of our coaches. Participate in a follow-up group coaching session 30 days after the training is completed. The intention is to provide support and accountability in the development of each participant. A bridge line telephone will be used. A Certificate of Completion will be offered to those who have completed the Basic Coach Training Module, experienced a complimentary coaching session and participated in the 30 day follow-up group coaching call. Fee: $300 (Includes all of the above, two full days of training, materials, followup conference call, complimentary personal coaching session, noon meals, and break snacks). After January 10: $400 Use the button below to register for the training event. You will be taken to a secure page where you can register with your debit or credit card. You do not need a PayPal account to use this. Its Happening - Get On Board Group coaching is an economical way to access coaching and the power of group dynamics for personal and professional growth. Coaching sessions are conducted monthly via teleconference with a2 of 5 1/27/2011 2:27 PM
  3. 3. Are You Working "In" It or "On" It? https://ui.constantcontact.com/visualeditor/visual_editor_preview.jsp?age... group of 3-5 for 6-10 months. Fee: $75 monthly Generally the groups are built around common growth interests/issues. Get a group together and let us know of your interest. Or, contact us and we will help you access an existing group. Webinars Coming in Spring 2011 Stand Your Ground: Basic Assertiveness For people who want to stand for their boundaries and rights without violating those of others. Thriving in Balance: Self Care For those who want to practice extraordinary self-care, this is an exploration of self-care issues and practices along with the symptoms and consequences of personal neglect. True Course Is Expanding I am expanding my coaching practice, through True Course Living, Learning, Leading, to include life and career coaching for professionals, some of whom have been inquiring into my work for a while now. See the announcement letter for ways I assist these clients and the types of clients with whom I can do a great job. Feel free to save a copy of the letter and attach it to an email you send to those you believe may be interested. Websites for both True Course Ministries or True Course Living, Learning, Leading site are accessible through our splash portal www.DiscoverYourTrueCourse.com New, Fuller-featured Web Site with Resources for You We have just gone live with a new, fuller-featured web site with resources for you. Dont miss it!! Visit us at www.truecourseministries.org. While you are there . . . Sign up for a Test the Water free coaching session Sign in to our Resources section and watch it develop over the next weeks and months. Plan to contribute to the Resources section (facilitated and approved by site admin) Register for Learning events Find all the Information you need to get started with True Course Ministries Enjoy Testimonials from those we serve Follow Michael on Twitter3 of 5 1/27/2011 2:27 PM
  4. 4. Are You Working "In" It or "On" It? https://ui.constantcontact.com/visualeditor/visual_editor_preview.jsp?age... Explore FAQs to help you get clarity about the work of True Course Ministries . . . and more! Test the Water with a Free Session If youve wondered what it is like to experience coaching, I would like to offer you a no-risk opportunity to test the water. See the Free Coaching Session offer below. People engage in coaching experiences because they believe it will benefit them. To help the client realize benefit, a coach assists and supports the client in: Making significant changes Improving relationships Becoming better leaders Making better decisions Reducing stress Transitioning to a career they really want and love Getting ahead professionally Setting bigger, better, and more rewarding goals Reaching goals faster Dealing better with The complexities of life The influence of technology Uncertainty Simplifying their lives . . . to name just a few. Coaches dont tell. Coaches are not oracles or advisers. Coaches lead the client in a process. In the process, clients make huge discoveries about self and the situation. Sometimes the client makes big shifts in their ways of being and doing. The coach may have a similar experience. Some fear that they will somehow be demeaned, embarrassed, or appear inadequate when working with a coach. A coach is unequivocally non-judgmental, demonstrating unconditional positive regard for the client. All coaching interactions are confidential. Jump in! The waters fine. Need a Speaker? Do you have a civic club or organization that needs a speaker for a meeting or event? I am available to speak to groups about Issues we are finding in the field (church and business coaching; life and career coaching; social intelligence coaching), Tips on life, career, and relationships The resources we offer to address the issues above If we are allowed to make product offers in a back table setting, there is no fee for the speaking engagement. If you are interested, please contact us or call me personally at the number below. Resources4 of 5 1/27/2011 2:27 PM
  5. 5. Are You Working "In" It or "On" It? https://ui.constantcontact.com/visualeditor/visual_editor_preview.jsp?age... Excellent read on what can enhance fulfillment in life. Kashdan, Todd (2009). Curious?: Discover the Missing Ingredient to a Fulfilling Life. New York: William Morrow. J. Michael Godfrey, D.Min., Ph.D. | Executive Director True Course Ministries, Inc. | 506 Dal Paso Drive | Robinson, TX 76706 Cell: 254.722.4255 | FAX: 254.946.0172 | email: mgodfrey@discoveryourtruecourse.com Web: www.truecourseministries.org True Course Mentoring recipient of the Malcolm S. Knowles Award for Outstanding Adult Education Program from the American Association of Adult and Continuing Education. Click the link below to view an article about True Course Ministries from the Texas Baptist paper, The Baptist Standard. Mentoring Program Helps Ministers Chart True Course **Clergy are mentored directly through True Course Ministries, Inc. **Business Professionals are referred to True Course Living, Learning, Leading, LLC For a complimentary, no obligation, 45-minute coaching session, please Email True Course or Call 254.722.4255 Offer is valid for clergy, educators, and business professionals. Not valid if you have already taken advantage of one of our other Free Session offers. Forward this email to a friend This email was sent to mgodfrey@truecourseministries.org by mgodfrey@truecourseministries.org | Update Profile/Email Address | Instant removal with SafeUnsubscribe™ | Privacy Policy. True Course Ministries Inc | 506 Dal Paso Drive | Robinson | TX | 767065 of 5 1/27/2011 2:27 PM

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