Client Breakthroughs: How to Coach in the Discomfort Zone

Client Breakthroughs: How to Coach in the Discomfort Zone

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Summary of Topic:

Do you long to create powerful breakthrough results with your clients on a consistent basis? Attending this session will help take your coaching to the next level of mastery. You will learn how to create what feels like magic in your coaching by activating your presence and courage.

The foundation of masterful coaching depends on two things: presence and courage. In this session, you will learn how to go beyond transactional, results-focused coaching to using transformational, awareness-based, breakthrough coaching where clients see themselves and the world around them in a new way.

First, you will learn what are the most common coaching fears, keeping you from being fully present with your clients. Once you release your fears and barriers, you are better able to help your clients break down their hardened walls of resistance and reveal their blind spots.

Then the session will look at the power of disruption in coaching when amazing mental shifts occur. Dr. Reynolds will show how breakthroughs happen in the brain and how you can use the “discomfort zone” to help your clients create the awareness they need for change.

Finally, Dr. Reynolds will share the latest research on “therapeutic presence” from a neuroscience perspective and teach participants how they can create this phenomenon for themselves in their coaching. The session will include many examples and methods for coaches to use when their clients are stuck or resistant.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Deepen your understanding of the difference between transactional and transformational coaching by learning how they differ in the brain.
  2. Discover your personal barriers to transformational coaching.
  3. Learn new methods of using your coaching presence to create new awareness and breakthrough moments in your coaching.


About the presenter:

Dr. Marcia Reynolds PsyD., MCCDr. Marcia Reynolds PsyD., MCC

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Dr. Marcia Reynolds, president of Covisioning LLC, is fascinated by the brain, especially what triggers feelings of connection, commitment, and possibility. She draws on her research as she helps leaders have more effective and meaningful conversations through both executive coaching and her training programs that she has delivered in 38 countries. Dr. Reynolds’s doctoral degree is in Organizational Psychology and she has two Master’s Degrees in Education and Communications

Dr. Reynolds is a pioneer in the coaching profession. She was one of the first members and the 5th global president of the International Coach Federation and has returned to the board as a Global Director this year. She is also a past president of the Association for Coach Training Organizations, the training director for the Healthcare Coaching Institute at Virginia Tech, and on faculty for the International Coach Academy in Russia and Create China Coaching in China. She regularly presents at several ICF Chapters every year. This year, I have presented to ICF Lebanon, ICF Oman, ICF Saskatchewan and will be presenting webinars to ICF LA and ICF Australasia. She has been the Keynote Speaker at several Coaching Conferences

She has authored many books. Interviews and excerpts from her books Outsmart Your Brain, Wander Woman, and The Discomfort Zone: How Leaders Turn Difficult Conversations into Breakthroughs have appeared in many places including Fast Company, Psychology Today, and The Wall Street Journal and she has appeared on ABC World News.

About the facilitator:

TarunaTaruna Aggarwal, ACC, Life Coach

Taruna is an ACC Coach with fifteen years of significant experience in Human Resource Development focussed on Executive Search for Pharmaceutical and IT sector. Taruna has experience in setting up successful Startups.

Taruna strongly believes in the Power of Transformation as being inherent in each-one of us. Expanded awareness is the precursor to all change. Replacing limiting beliefs and behaviours aligns us with our Authentic Self ;which unfolds an enriching and fulfilling life experience. Taruna facilitates and helps her clients to Unravel this Real Self.

Life Coaching is a powerful yet unexplored tool for transformation. Taruna believes in Coaching for Everyone and wants to take the benefits of Life Coaching to as many people as possible.

Life Coaching is a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires clients to maximize their personal and professional potential. In the trust- based, safe-space that Taruna creates, her clients experience new energy and neurochemistry. This enables them to ask questions for which they have no answer, create new awareness and discover new possibilities & options. They exercise discretion and choose to take concrete action that moves them forward.

Taruna serves individuals and corporate clients. She is especially passionate about workplace equality and aims to empower confident women leaders. She is building a community of empowered women from all walks of life through her focussed Group Coaching and Power Meetups.

Taruna is an ACTA Certified Facilitator and Trainer. She facilitates workshops aimed at bolstering the foundations of success through Resilience, Grit, Self-Discipline and Persistence. She facilitates several signature workshops including Leader as a Coach, Self Compassion and Mindfulness, Be Your Own Coach programs for school children and youth with a focus on honing Social and Emotional Intelligence.

For ICF Singapore, Taruna manages and facilitates the monthly Webinars. These webinars are a platform for Continual Learning for fellow coaches.

Note: Registration will close at 2359 hours on April 25 2018

Event Properties

Event Date [ 26-Apr-2018 ] @ 11:00 am
Event End Date [ 26-Apr-2018 ] @ 12:15 pm
Cut off date [ 25-Apr-2018 ] @ 11:55 pm
Individual Price S$10.00
Location Online (Link to be sent 1 day before webinar)
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