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April 2014

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Courses & Events


Newsletter Certification

Coaching for Transformation
April 11, 2014

Mumbai, India
Facilitators: Vikram Bhatt, Guthrie Sayen  and Sonali Kelkar

Coaching for Transformation
September 20, 2014

New York, NY USA
Facilitators: Richard Michaels, Martha Lasley and Madhu Maron

Newsletter Introductory

FREE! The Power of Coaching
April 2, 2014
7-8:30 pm (Eastern)

Coaching Skills for Transformation
April 26, 2014
9:30 am - 6 pm
New York Open Center

Facilitators: Richard Michaels and Madhu Maron

Newsletter Advanced

Coach's Edge: Expanding the View and Calling Out the Power
April 12-13, 2014
9 am - 6 pm
New York, NY USA

Facilitators: Steven Filante and Madhu Maron

For certified coaches, this 2-day workshop will deepen your expertise and equip you to easily create transformational shifts.

Advanced Mentor Coaching
June 18 - July 16, 2014
4-5:30 pm EST

Facilitator: Martha Lasley

Experience the camaraderie of a small group of 10 coaches for a series of mentor coaching sessions.

Newsletter Alumni

Discovering Internal Allies
FREE Graduate Call

April 9, 2014
12 pm (Eastern)

Meeting at the LTW Community
Every day 24/7

If we are missing your voice, grab the instructions and join us there!

Coach's Corner

Learning to Live the Coaching Lifestyle
by Altaf Shaikh

I worked with young people living on the streets of Mumbai for almost 20 years, but it wasn’t until I started my Coaching for Transformation certification training that I realized what I was doing was called coaching.


But there were still so many lessons to learn.

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Homelss Teen

Transform Today

Calling Out the Power: Ways of Being Challenging and Supportive
By Martha Lasley

As coaches, we’ve been called to serve, but how do we answer the call? How do we take responsibility for calling out the power of our clients? It may sound counter-intuitive, but our own honest vulnerability invites clients into their power, which lives right alongside of their powerlessness. As Jesse Jackson says, “The key to other people's hearts is finding the key to yours. Got to give to receive, got to open up yourself to get inside somebody else.”

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Power Part 2

Coaching in Communities

Creating Safe Spaces in Community Coaching
By Leslie Brown

As I recall my most recent community coaching convening, I can see the room filled with coaches, staff and volunteers and can remember being struck with the feeling that I was witnessing a metamorphosis.

I knew that the changemakers before me were tasked with supporting a very vulnerable population but in the moment, through coaching, I saw them transform from a team wanting to

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Community ChangeMaker


Graduate Connections 

Graduate Community Kicks Off with First Event in New York
By Michael Badger

Something is definitely stirring within the Leadership that Works graduate community. The visions are big. The possibilities are limitless. And…we're just getting started.

The seedling that took root at the Leadership that Works (LTW) conference in November is now growing its first branches, and just beginning to reach out.

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Graduate Community

News & Notes

News & NotesBehind the Scenes—Building Cultural Awareness and Competencies

Cultural awareness and competencies are a thread woven through the culture and fabric of Leadership that Works. As a leader and advocate for expanding cultural competencies into the wider coach education field, our voice has been influential in making this a priority instead of a casual conversation.

Leadership that Works faculty member, Johnny Manzon-Santos, is leading the way as co-chair of the Association of Coach Training Organization’s (ACTO) Task Force on Cultural Awareness, Power and Privilege.

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Words of WisdomSpring officially “sprung” on March 21. Here’s some inspiration from nature’s rebirth.

“Who can resist the feelings of hope and joy that one gets from participating in nature's rebirth?” —Edward Giobbi, American artist

"Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature -- the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter." —Rachel Carson, American marine biologist and conservationist

“Never yet was a springtime, when the buds forgot to bloom”. —Margaret Elizabeth Sangster, 19th century American poet