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August 2020 Newsletter

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How to Set Boundaries with Clients

We all know boundaries are essential to a healthy relationship with any client - and, really, in our everyday relationships as well. Sometimes coaches allow problematic client behaviors to continue for fear of upsetting, or even losing, the client. This sets a precedent that can lead to bigger problems down the road.

As a coach, you need to decide what boundaries are important to you, and identify comfortable physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual limits before starting out with clients.

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June 2020 Newsletter

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Seven Questions to level the competition.

The decision to invest in coaching education and the many paths available to credentialing can be confusing, and even misleading.

Our free webinar this month will equip you with the top Seven Questions You Need Answered Before Signing Up for ICF Credentialing. Any organization you consider partnering with to further your educational goals must to be able to answer these important questions without equivocation.

The coaching methods you will learn grant you the ability to greatly improve professional -- and even personal relationships. Which makes coaching imperative while we all sort through new ways to interact with each other while being apart 6ft, 2m, the length of two golden retrievers, or a single moose.

We want you to take charge of your personal narrative in the "new normal" with our highly regarded programs.


imageCoaching Fundamentals™

A ten-week program you will learn the core coaching competencies taught to professional certified coaches throughout the world. Students will benefit from coaching demonstrations, case studies and engaging exercises ~ June 1

ICF Core Competency Hours: 15
SHRM PDC’s: 15 credits

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imageSpecial Webinar: Go Virtual delivering 5/5/5!

We want to share with you, our Licensed Trainers, a 2-part webinar designed to support you in quickly getting up to speed in delivering the proven 5/5/5 Coaching Skills Training Program™ virtually using Zoom. This 2-part webinar is open to Licensed Trainers only. ~ June 4

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imageAdvanced Coaching Skills Practicum

Challenge yourself to coach at a whole new level in an engaging and supportive environment. Gain confidence in your coaching abilities and observe a variety of coaching styles while actively participating in live coaching sessions ~ June 29

ICF Core Competency Hours: 12
SHRM PDC’s: 12 credits

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imageFast Track to ICF Credential

Complete all the of programs you will need to achieve the required 60 hours of Approved Coach Specific Training Hours for ACC, Associate Certified Coach, accreditation plus all 10 hours of mentor coaching required for certification. Bundle and save with the Fast Track program; versus purchasing the courses individually. ~ July 7

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imageOur free webinar this month will equip you with the top Seven Questions You Need Answered Before Signing Up for ICF Credentialing. Any company you consider partnering with to further your educational goals must to be able to answer these important questions without equivocation.

Are there any costs beyond the program price (and ICF credentialed fees) required for ICF credentialing? What are the credentials of the coach facilitators who are delivering the program?

If you have a question—even if you never end up taking one of our programs—we will answer it for you. We are 100% committed to your success. We know that some aspects of the coaching credentialing process can be confusing. We’re here to help you on your coaching journey.

Wednesday June 24, 2020
11 am Pacific / 2 pm Eastern

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Coaching Resources & Program Help

We've created an array of resources to support new and experienced coaches. Before you scroll through one more page on Etsy, browse our library of coaching guides, videos, and articles.

If you have any questions about us, our programs, resources or coaching, please get in touch. Our dedicated Program Advisor is here to help.

 
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April 2020 Newsletter

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Now more than ever Coaching is Essential.

Dear Community,

As we all create new definitions of normalcy in our lives, we at Coaching Out of the Box® offer our sincerest wishes for everyone's health and safety.

Join Alison Hendren, MCC, CEO and Founder and Merv Rogers, MCC, Chief Coaching Officer at Coaching Out of the Box® for a special free webinar this month as we present “Coaching Through Crisis” 10 (plus a bonus extra) most important considerations when coaching through crisis.

With the shifting definition of “essential” employee, coaches are finding our skills in great demand. All of our courses are taught by a ICF certified professional coach. Enrich your time spent social distancing with live and interactive courses with peers around the world.


imageCoaching Fundamentals™

A ten-week program you will learn the core coaching competencies taught to professional certified coaches throughout the world. Students will benefit from coaching demonstrations, case studies and engaging exercises ~ April 6

ICF Core Competency Hours: 15
SHRM PDC’s: 15 credits

 

imageAdvanced Coaching Skills Practicum

Challenge yourself to coach at a whole new level in an engaging and supportive environment. Gain confidence in your coaching abilities and observe a variety of coaching styles while actively participating in live coaching sessions. ~ April 16

ICF Core Competency Hours: 12 SHRM PDC’s: 12 credits

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imageFast Track to ICF Credential

Complete all the of programs you will need to achieve the required 60 hours of Approved Coach Specific Training Hours for ACC, Associate Certified Coach, accreditation plus all 10 hours of mentor coaching required for certification. Bundle and save with the Fast Track program; versus purchasing the courses individually.

Additional Value: The Fast Track to ICF Credential now includes three hours of 1:1 mentor coaching - a value of $595 CDN / $475 USD. ~ May 6

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imageFree Webinar: Coaching Through Crisis

Join us for a special webinar with two Master Certified Coaches, MCC, Alison Hendren, CEO and Founder and Merv Rogers , Chief Coaching Officer at Coaching Out of the Box®. They will present the top 10 (plus +1) things you need when coaching through crisis.

Learn how to move yourself and your clients from fear to facts. Shift your focus to building short term milestones and celebrating those successes.

Wednesday April 15, 2020
11 am Pacific / 2 pm Eastern

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Our Coach Facilitator Spotlight: Leah Wuitschik

 

imageCentral Line: Leadership in Healthcare – A new podcast hosted by Leah Wuitschik. This podcast is the ultimate resource for emerging and current leaders in healthcare, featuring in-depth interviews with actionable advice from successful healthcare leaders on a variety of topics.

Leah Wuitschik, BN, MA, CEC, ACC, co-founder of TallTrees Leadership®, and (proudly) one of our Coach Facilitators.

 

Coaching Resources & Program Help

We've created an array of resources to support new and experienced coaches. Before you scroll through one more page on Etsy, browse our library of coaching guides, videos, and articles.

If you have any questions about us, our programs, resources or coaching, please get in touch. Our dedicated Program Advisor is here to help.

 
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May 2020 Newsletter

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Take steps to Live Distance Learning.

Last month we talked about the 10+1 things when Coaching Through Crisis. This month, we will be putting that list to work by demonstration in Live Coaching Sessions, unscripted and unrehearsed.

We encourage you to start taking your own steps this month by learning new coaching skills that will build your resilience. All of our programs are delivered in a live distance learning format and taught by world-class ICF certified coaches.


imageICF Coach Knowledge Assessment (CKA) Prep Class

Ace the International Coach Federation (ICF) Knowledge Assessment exam. Written by two of the pioneering coaches who wrote and developed the CF Core Competencies, this program is designed to significantly boost critical thinking and understanding of the Competencies and Ethics. ~ April 28

ICF Core Competency Hours: 9
SHRM PDC’s: 9 credits

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imageFast Track to ICF Credential

A streamlined approach to the programs you will need to achieve the required 60 hours of Approved Coach Specific Training Hours for ACC, Associate Certified Coach, accreditation plus all 10 hours of mentor coaching required for certification. Bundle and save with the Fast Track program. ~ May 6

ICF Core Competency Hours: 68
SHRM PDC’s: 68 credits

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image5/5/5 Coaching Skills Training Program™

The 5/5/5 Coaching Skills Training Program™ draws from the most advanced knowledge-base in the coaching field and is translated into a simple, intuitive and highly transferable framework for busy executives and managers. ~ May 6

ICF Core Competency Hours: 12
SHRM PDC’s: 12 credits

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imagePersonal Groundwork for Coaching Program™

Challenge yourself to coach at a whole new level in an engaging and supportive environment. Gain confidence in your coaching abilities and observe a variety of coaching styles while actively participating in live coaching sessions. ~ May 6

ICF Core Competency Hours: 20
SHRM PDC’s: 12 credits

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Courtesy of @tussenkunstenquarantaine Instagram, "between art and quarantine"

 
 

imageFree Webinar: Live Coaching Sessions

We will be demonstrating Live Coaching Sessions, unscripted and unrehearsed. During this webinar, experienced coaches tackle real challenges without scripting or, rehearsal. You will observe coaches practicing in the moment. Watch how they support the coachee as the dialog unfolds.

After the coaching session, there will be time for feedback and discussion. Don't miss this unique learning opportunity.

Wednesday May 20, 2020
11 am Pacific / 2 pm Eastern

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imageLast month's webinar, is available online including the list of 10+1 Things You Need when Coaching Through Crisis. Here's a small excerpt:

2. Shift their fear to facts – Ask: What do you know for sure?

It's easy to focus on fear because it's available - the shift we need is to move from fear to facts. A powerful question to ask is "What do we know for sure?" We know we have this fear somebody might get ill. What are we know for sure is they are not sick today. What's the truth of today? What's the what's the truth in the moment.

 
 

Coaching Resources & Program Help

We've created an array of resources to support new and experienced coaches. Before you scroll through one more page on Etsy, browse our library of coaching guides, videos, and articles.

If you have any questions about us, our programs, resources or coaching, please get in touch. Our dedicated Program Advisor is here to help.

 
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November 2019 Newsletter

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November Events from Coaching Out of the Box®

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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 4 courses starting;

Our webinar this month will focus on the very important coaching (make that human) skill of Listening. Save the Date: November 20.


 

Educational Webinars

Listening. Take your listening skills from good to GREAT.

If you want to become a great coach you must become a GREAT listener. Unfortunately being a GREAT listener comes naturally to a few but requires new habits and much practice for most of us.

 
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Join our next webinar to find out what being a GREAT listener looks like and how to take your listening skills from good to GREAT.

During this webinar you will learn:

  1. Why developing GREAT listening skills will up your value as a coach
  2. What being a GREAT listener looks like
  3. How to assess your listening skills
  4. What it will take for you to transform your listening skills from good to GREAT
  5. Tips and tools to quickly upskill your listening
  6. Common listening pitfalls to avoid

"Do not listen with the intent to reply but with the intent to understand"

Join us for this free webinar
Wednesday November 20, 2019
12pm Pacific / 3pm Eastern
(note the different start time)

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Last Chance in 2019. This is the last time these courses will be offered this year.

 

Take the Fast Track to Your ICF Credential

 

Fast Track to ICF Credential

Fulfils the educational requirements for obtaining the ICF ACC credential

ICF Core Competency Hours: 68
SHRM PDC's: 68

Develop the skills and set yourself apart by jumping on the Fast Track. Coaching is becoming more and more competitive and yet many coaches have no credential and minimal training. One of the best ways to set yourself apart is to complete the training and earn a coaching credential.

But pursuing your ICF Credential is a big step and commitment. That is why we created the Fast Track to ICF Credential - to streamline the process and make it as convenient as possible.

Benefits of the Fast Track to ICF Credential include;

  • FAST TRACK: Takes only 6 months to complete (other programs may take as long as 18 months).
  • ROBUST, DISTANCE-BASED LEARNING: We use cutting-edge technology to create an in-person, interactive classroom experience while you participate remotely.
  • TOP-NOTCH EDUCATION AND TRAINING: You get world-class instruction from expert coaches with experience in both coaching and teaching.
  • FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE: We offer day and evening classes for your convenience, and new classes start throughout the year.
  • AFFORDABLE: This program is priced to fit into your budget. Save $600 USD / $790 CAD when you register for the package option. Don’t need the package option? You also have the choice of taking separate modules a la carte. We even have a payment plan.
    NEW: The Fast Track to ICF Credential now includes three hours of 1:1 mentor coaching.

Our next program (evening classes) starts November 19.

The Fast Track to ICF Credential now includes 3 hours of 1:1 mentor coaching in addition to the 7 hours of group mentor coaching. A value of $595 CDN / $475 USD.

Click here to view the schedule

Testimonial: Coaching Out of the Box® gave me much more than what I expected. After the first couple sessions of FastTrack I was thinking, wow I've learned so much already and was really excited about what I would know by the end of the program. It didn't disappoint, I feel I'm a much better coach and understand coaching in a way that I never imagined I would. Excited about moving people forward with my new found understanding. - Brad W.


 

Build Core Competencies

 

5/5/5 Coaching Skills Training Program™

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

If your goals include starting a coaching business or using coaching to lead within an organization, you won't want to miss our 5/5/5 Coaching Skills Training Program™.

During this course participants learn advanced questioning, multidimensional listening and framing skills.

 
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Through the simple, intuitive and highly transferable 5/5/5 Coaching Skills™ framework, participants acquire tools to ask powerful questions, listen in a new way, build trust and provide productive feedback. These skills help coaches guide their coachees to new insights, discoveries and breakthroughs that will help them become self-reliant problem solvers and goal achievers. Join over 19,000 participants who have gone through this transformational program.

Click on the title below to learn more and register.

5/5/5 Coaching Skills Training Program™ - Starts November 19

Testimonial: I got so much more from the 5/5/5 Coaching Skills Training Program than expected. I thought it would be more theoretical about the basics of coaching, but we delved right into the depth of the most important skills and used them together in a practical way. I gained so much confidence in a short period of time through role playing and receiving feedback from my peers. This was a very inspiring course that has given me new life skills. – Robin R.


 

Advance Your Skills

 

Personal Groundwork for Coaching™

ICF Core Competency Hours: 20
SHRM PDC's: 20

Are you looking to enhance your coaching skills or take your coaching to the next level? Or maybe you need to obtain CCE credits to renew your ICF credential or add to your coach specific training hours. If any of these apply, check out our Personal Groundwork for Coaching™.

 
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In this course you will learn advanced coaching skills to help highlight and explore areas that are often at the source of where a coachee becomes stuck, self-defeating or demotivated. You will also learn how to use the accompanying Personal Groundwork for Coaching Assessment™ Workbook, a widely-used tool to help coaches move their clients past daily symptoms and into the deeper source of what is getting in their way and preventing them from reaching their goals.

This is a hands-on class. Each week you will work (outside of the classroom) with a different learning partner to coach one another around the concepts covered in the class. Click on the course title to learn more and register.

Personal Groundwork for Coaching™ - Starts November 18

Testimonial: This program exceeded my expectations! I walked away with a toolbox of coaching strategies and personally made changes and grew in my own life. It was excellent. - Karen R.


 

Ace the ICF CKA Exam

 

ICF Coach Knowledge Assessment (CKA) Prep Class

ICF Core Competency Hours: 9
SHRM PDC's: 9

This course is designed to prepare coaches for the ICF Coach Knowledge Assessment exam which must be successfully completed prior to receiving the International Coach Federation (ICF) ACC Credential.

 
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The course covers ICF Core Competencies and Ethics and Standards plus test taking strategies. This prep class will present several questions each week that mimic the multiple-choice questions you will be asked to answer in the CKA exam. Click the course link below to learn more and register.

ICF CKA Prep Class  Starts November 7

Testimonial: I took the CKA test this morning and passed with 87.74% overall. Whew! I want to thank you for the fantastic prep course. I know I had exponentially more confidence (and actual savvy) about taking the exam because of the preparation we did, including the thoughtful and thorough discussions. An investment of time and money that was very well-worth it. - Kay Hagan


 
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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. If you are interested in pursuing a coaching credential, check out our latest tool, Guide to Selecting a Coach Certification Program. Want to learn more about listening skills - read our blog article here.

We are continually updating this section so check back often.


 
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Inspiration Station

When you say no, you are only saying no to one option. When you say yes, you are saying no to every other option. No is a decision. Yes is a responsibility.
- James Clear


 
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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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Questions?

If you have questions about coaching, certification, courses or more, we'd love to hear from you. Click here to schedule 1:1 time with Alison Hendren, CEO and Founder, or fill out our contact form!

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