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  • Our exciting news this month is the IOC launch of a research consortium focused on human-centered leadership and coaching. With IOC benefactor AceUp as the founding consortium member, the human-centered leadership consortium will bring together expert researchers, scholars, thought-leaders, and coaches to define, measure, and implement human-centered leadership – the science-based components that together generate human empowerment, growth, thriving, and sustainability. Human-centered leadership and coaching will help define excellence in the new world of work.

    As the founding consortium member, AceUp is dedicated and committed to developing solutions to help drive a more human-centered organization through transformational leadership coaching. We are grateful to AceUp for co-founding the consortium and for their generous donation that changes leadership for the good. The IOC is establishing a consortium of organizations that share this commitment – please send your ideas and suggestions for research consortium members.

    The research program is divided into two phases. The first phase over twelve months will create an evidence-based definition of human-centered leadership as well as investigate how coaching enables human-centered leadership. The second phase, spanning two to four years, will measure and operationalize human-centered leadership at the individual, dyad, team, and organization levels.

    This endeavor will leverage, not only the scientific literature and scholars, but also the global experience of leadership coaches who apply the principles of self-determination, positive psychology, work well-being, and eco-system research in organizations.

    Our Wonderful IOC Offerings in June

    • Join our June 6th- 1 pm ET webinar with grief thought leader Dina Bell-Laroche on Death and Loss to explore with fresh eyes the topic of grieving and how to coach clients dealing with huge losses.
    • Sally Helgesen explores her latest thinking on inclusive workplaces called Rising Together in a LinkedIn Live on June 21 - noon ET and a webinar on June 27 – 11 am ET.
    • Robert Biswas-Diener joins our LinkedIn Live to talk about Positive Provocation on June 7 - 12 pm ET.
    • A new IOC Seminar Series by Haesun Moon starts June 14 – 9:30 am ETMeta-Conversation: How Do We Measure the Efficacy of Coaching?

    June is a perfect time to expand your coaching impact at IOC!

  • Some workplaces can be challenging, especially when there's a lack of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). The "D" in DEI is not just about visible diversity, but also about invisible and internal forms of (neuro)diversity. Leaders and executives with Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) often suffer in silence and experience the pain of procrastination, perfectionism, imposter syndrome, rejection sensitivity dysphoria, and other obstacles that prevent them from flourishing in the workplace. In this session, Farah Jamil will discuss how coaches can support our neurodiverse clients in their leadership journeys.  ...

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    Dina Bell-LaRoche explains how grief is the natural and normal response to life losses. As coaches we work with people to support them through various life stages and understanding fundamental thanatological concepts like grief, bereavement, continuing bonds, ambiguous loss, and so much more can help us better support our clients in the achievement of their big dreams and in companioning them through dark times....

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  • Resilience is often defined as the ability to “bounce back” after facing difficulty. Yet, drawing on more than two decades of research, executive development roles within Fortune 500 Companies, and personal experience, Dr. Taryn Marie Stejskal has come to a different conclusion: that we are fundamentally and forever changed by our experiences, and instead, “bounce forward”, rather than backward. Join Dr. Taryn Marie as she discusses long-held myths about resilience and shares The 5 Practices: Vulnerability, Productive Perseverance, Connection, Grati-osity (a combination of gratitude for the opportunity to learn and generosity in sharing one’s resilience story), and Possibility....

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  • Some workplaces can be challenging, especially when there's a lack of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). The "D" in DEI is not just about visible diversity, but also about invisible and internal forms of (neuro)diversity. Leaders and executives with Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) often suffer in silence and experience the pain of procrastination, perfectionism, imposter syndrome, rejection sensitivity dysphoria, and other obstacles that prevent them from flourishing in the workplace. They don't disclose their ADHD due to fear of not being considered for promotions and fear of discrimination. As coaches, how can we better support our neurodiverse clients in their leadership journeys?...

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  • This webinar will introduce practical approaches to coaching inspired by the work of Jacques Lacan. Following a brief introduction to Lacan and his insights on the nature of human subjectivity, this session will focus on ways of applying two key elements of the Lacanian field: Attending to the unique patterns in a client’s speech and intervening as a coach through the use of language Exploring the nature and importance of desire, in both client and coach While the body of Lacanian theory is vast and has a reputation for being dense and difficult to understand, the aim of this session will be to distill a few kernels to stimulate practitioners’ thinking and offer ideas that can be immediately applied. This webinar will be useful even for those who have never previously heard of Lacan.

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  • Photo of Robert Biswas-Diener
    Wednesday, June 7, 2023 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

    After discussing his approach to positive provocation, Robert will address a few of the most cherished aspects of coaching by asking (and weighing in on) "Should we use less empathy?" "Should we interrupt more?" and "Should we use the client's language?" In each case, Robert will offer a look at research and draw examples from practice. 

  • Wednesday, June 14, 2023 - 9:30am to Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 11:00am

    This series aims to provide a brief and highly implementable framework for measuring efficacy that coaching practitioners can apply to their own practice and evaluation.

  • Photo of Sally Helgesen
    Wednesday, June 21, 2023 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

    In this follow-up to her international bestseller How Women Rise, Sally Helgesen draws on three decades of work with executives and aspiring leaders around the world to offer practical ways to build more inclusive relationships, teams, and workplaces. In this interactive dialogue with Executive Director, Jeffrey Hull, Sally will identify the eight common triggers most likely to undermine our ability to collaborate across divides—not only of gender, but also of age, ethnicity, race, sexuality, and life experience.

  • Thursday, June 29, 2023 - 8:00am to Friday, June 30, 2023 - 3:00am

    The Institute of Coaching is partnering with the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands, for a 1.5-day Conference, aimed specifically at members of the coaching profession and linked professions, on the topic

  • In her early twenties, Carolyn Costin recovered from anorexia nervosa, earned two masters degrees, became a teacher and began her career as a psychotherapist. After treating her first eating disorder client in 1979, Carolyn recognized it was her calling. Her successful treatment of those with eating disorders led her to bring her philosophy to the public through her speaking, her books and the founding of her unique residential treatment center, Monte Nido.

    In early 2017, Carolyn opened The Carolyn Costin Institute, which offers Eating Disorder Coach Training, a Mentor program, Continuing Education for clinicians as well as other specialized training. The field of eating disorder coaching is rapidly growing, and The Carolyn Costin Institute is setting the standard with a formal, rigorous training program, supervision and certification for eating disorder coaches globally.

Director's Corner

  • Our exciting news this month is the IOC launch of a research consortium focused on human-centered leadership and coaching. With IOC benefactor AceUp as the founding consortium member, the human-centered leadership consortium will bring together expert researchers, scholars, thought-leaders, and coaches to define, measure, and implement human-centered leadership – the science-based components that together generate human empowerment, growth, thriving, and sustainability. Human-centered leadership and coaching will help define excellence in the new world of work.

    As the founding consortium member, AceUp is dedicated and committed to developing solutions to help drive a more human-centered organization through transformational leadership coaching. We are grateful to AceUp for co-founding the consortium and for their generous donation that changes leadership for the good. The IOC is establishing a consortium of organizations that share this commitment – please send your ideas and suggestions for research consortium members.

    The research program is divided into two phases. The first phase over twelve months will create an evidence-based definition of human-centered leadership as well as investigate how coaching enables human-centered leadership. The second phase, spanning two to four years, will measure and operationalize human-centered leadership at the individual, dyad, team, and organization levels.

    This endeavor will leverage, not only the scientific literature and scholars, but also the global experience of leadership coaches who apply the principles of self-determination, positive psychology, work well-being, and eco-system research in organizations.

    Our Wonderful IOC Offerings in June

    • Join our June 6th- 1 pm ET webinar with grief thought leader Dina Bell-Laroche on Death and Loss to explore with fresh eyes the topic of grieving and how to coach clients dealing with huge losses.
    • Sally Helgesen explores her latest thinking on inclusive workplaces called Rising Together in a LinkedIn Live on June 21 - noon ET and a webinar on June 27 – 11 am ET.
    • Robert Biswas-Diener joins our LinkedIn Live to talk about Positive Provocation on June 7 - 12 pm ET.
    • A new IOC Seminar Series by Haesun Moon starts June 14 – 9:30 am ETMeta-Conversation: How Do We Measure the Efficacy of Coaching?

    June is a perfect time to expand your coaching impact at IOC!

Videos

  • Some workplaces can be challenging, especially when there's a lack of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). The "D" in DEI is not just about visible diversity, but also about invisible and internal forms of (neuro)diversity. Leaders and executives with Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) often suffer in silence and experience the pain of procrastination, perfectionism, imposter syndrome, rejection sensitivity dysphoria, and other obstacles that prevent them from flourishing in the workplace. In this session, Farah Jamil will discuss how coaches can support our neurodiverse clients in their leadership journeys.  ...

    Share
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  • Photo of Dina Bell-LaRoche

    Dina Bell-LaRoche explains how grief is the natural and normal response to life losses. As coaches we work with people to support them through various life stages and understanding fundamental thanatological concepts like grief, bereavement, continuing bonds, ambiguous loss, and so much more can help us better support our clients in the achievement of their big dreams and in companioning them through dark times....

    Share
    /
  • Resilience is often defined as the ability to “bounce back” after facing difficulty. Yet, drawing on more than two decades of research, executive development roles within Fortune 500 Companies, and personal experience, Dr. Taryn Marie Stejskal has come to a different conclusion: that we are fundamentally and forever changed by our experiences, and instead, “bounce forward”, rather than backward. Join Dr. Taryn Marie as she discusses long-held myths about resilience and shares The 5 Practices: Vulnerability, Productive Perseverance, Connection, Grati-osity (a combination of gratitude for the opportunity to learn and generosity in sharing one’s resilience story), and Possibility....

    Share
    /
  • Some workplaces can be challenging, especially when there's a lack of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). The "D" in DEI is not just about visible diversity, but also about invisible and internal forms of (neuro)diversity. Leaders and executives with Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) often suffer in silence and experience the pain of procrastination, perfectionism, imposter syndrome, rejection sensitivity dysphoria, and other obstacles that prevent them from flourishing in the workplace. They don't disclose their ADHD due to fear of not being considered for promotions and fear of discrimination. As coaches, how can we better support our neurodiverse clients in their leadership journeys?...

    Share
    /
  • This webinar will introduce practical approaches to coaching inspired by the work of Jacques Lacan. Following a brief introduction to Lacan and his insights on the nature of human subjectivity, this session will focus on ways of applying two key elements of the Lacanian field: Attending to the unique patterns in a client’s speech and intervening as a coach through the use of language Exploring the nature and importance of desire, in both client and coach While the body of Lacanian theory is vast and has a reputation for being dense and difficult to understand, the aim of this session will be to distill a few kernels to stimulate practitioners’ thinking and offer ideas that can be immediately applied. This webinar will be useful even for those who have never previously heard of Lacan.

    Share
    /

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  • Photo of Robert Biswas-Diener
    Wednesday, June 7, 2023 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

    After discussing his approach to positive provocation, Robert will address a few of the most cherished aspects of coaching by asking (and weighing in on) "Should we use less empathy?" "Should we interrupt more?" and "Should we use the client's language?" In each case, Robert will offer a look at research and draw examples from practice. 

  • Wednesday, June 14, 2023 - 9:30am to Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 11:00am

    This series aims to provide a brief and highly implementable framework for measuring efficacy that coaching practitioners can apply to their own practice and evaluation.

  • Photo of Sally Helgesen
    Wednesday, June 21, 2023 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

    In this follow-up to her international bestseller How Women Rise, Sally Helgesen draws on three decades of work with executives and aspiring leaders around the world to offer practical ways to build more inclusive relationships, teams, and workplaces. In this interactive dialogue with Executive Director, Jeffrey Hull, Sally will identify the eight common triggers most likely to undermine our ability to collaborate across divides—not only of gender, but also of age, ethnicity, race, sexuality, and life experience.

  • Thursday, June 29, 2023 - 8:00am to Friday, June 30, 2023 - 3:00am

    The Institute of Coaching is partnering with the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands, for a 1.5-day Conference, aimed specifically at members of the coaching profession and linked professions, on the topic

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  • In her early twenties, Carolyn Costin recovered from anorexia nervosa, earned two masters degrees, became a teacher and began her career as a psychotherapist. After treating her first eating disorder client in 1979, Carolyn recognized it was her calling. Her successful treatment of those with eating disorders led her to bring her philosophy to the public through her speaking, her books and the founding of her unique residential treatment center, Monte Nido.

    In early 2017, Carolyn opened The Carolyn Costin Institute, which offers Eating Disorder Coach Training, a Mentor program, Continuing Education for clinicians as well as other specialized training. The field of eating disorder coaching is rapidly growing, and The Carolyn Costin Institute is setting the standard with a formal, rigorous training program, supervision and certification for eating disorder coaches globally.