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EVENT: Leader as Coach: Teaching Managers Coaching Behaviors

  • 16 May 2017
  • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Reynolds Building, 6641 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA


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Celebrating International Coaching Week!

International Coaching Week (ICW) is an annual week long global celebration of the coaching profession. ICW 2017 will take place May 15–21, 2017. 

The Virginia Chapter is celebrating ICW and we hope you will join us in our celebration!  Help spread the word about coaching by getting involved!

ATD and ICF-VA join together to host this workshop.  More and more leaders are being asked to step into the role of coach in working with their employees. It is important to know how to bring out the best in every employee, improving employee engagement and the bottom line. By understanding the value coaching brings to employees’ development, HR professionals can help their organization successfully achieve its goals.  This 2-hour workshop will introduce participants to the various components of coaching.


  • ­   Build awareness of the impact coaching can have to an employees’ development
  • ­   Learn how to use coaching as a supplement to training
  • ­   Learn how to teach managers the behaviors to lead as a coach
  • ­   Practice coaching conversations


Facilitators: Laura Boone and Karen Gulliford

Laura Boone and Karen Gulliford bring over 50 years of combined coaching and leadership development experience.  As human resource consultants, they work with leaders and executives in a variety of industries and positions across the country helping them to further develop self-awareness, improve employee engagement, and lead organizations through executive presence and strategic alignment.


Additional Information:   

  • ­  Wednesday May 18 – ICF-VA will be hosting a webinar on executive coaching featuring Steve Jobs’ former coach, John Mattone.
  •  Friday May 19 – ICF-VA will host a brown bag book discussion featuring Brene Brown’s Rising Strong in the Libbie Mille Library Conference Room from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm.  This book is available in the Libbie Mill Library and on audiotape.

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