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March 2016

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 Advanced Training in
New York

Coach's Edge
April 2-3, 2016
Facilitators: Madhu Maron and Steven Filante

Newsletter Certification

Oakland, CA USA
June 11, 2016
Facilitators: Kim Fowler and Johnny Manzon-Santos

Omega Institute
June 12, 2016
Facilitators: Richard Michaels and Madhu Maron

Mumbai, India
June 23, 2016
International Facilitators

Los Angeles, CA USA
September 9, 2016
Facilitators: Belma Gonzalez and Damon Azali-Rojas

Distance Learning
September 12, 2016

Warsaw, Poland
September 22, 2016
Facilitator: Pernille Plantener

New York, NY USA
September 24, 2016
Facilitators: Richard Michaels and Madhu Maron

Newsletter Advanced

Coach's Edge
April 2-3, 2016
Facilitators: Madhu Maron and Steven Filante

Advanced Mentoring
May 4, 2016
12-1:30 pm (Eastern)
Facilitator: Guthrie Sayen

Newsletter Introductory

FREE! Coaching for Transformation Intro Session
April 1, 2016
7-9 pm
New York Open Center

Coaching Skills for Transformation
April 2, 2016
9:30 am - 6 pm
New York Open Center

Coaching Essentials
April 2-3, 2016
9 am - 5 pm
Oakland, CA

Embracing the Shadow
April 5 - May 10
1-3 pm
Teleclass

Coaching Essentials
April 9-10, 2016
9:30 am - 5 pm
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Coach's Corner

My Coach's Stand
by Michael Wise

I struggled with my coach’s stand at first. I thought I had developed several great stands and metaphors, but none of them helped. Lost and confused, I switched my stand a few times but never really connected with one. Eventually I thought, “I can just coach without a stand and I’ll be fine.” So I tried that for a while and found many sessions didn’t go as far as I would like. I let my clients linger in stories for too long or just chat.

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CFT Coachs Stand



Transform Today

Happiness: Forget Extraordinary, Just Be Yourself
By Tanuja Ramchal

One of my favorite books is The Great Work of Your Life by Stephen Cope. Cope opens with a bold quote from the Book of Thomas: If you bring forth what is within you, what you bring forth will save you. If you do not bring forth what is within you, what you do not bring forth will destroy you.

The quote resonates deeply for me is because I know this to be true from my own experiences.

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Just be yourself 200



Coaching in Communities

The Leaders of Coaching for Community Transformation
by Jeremy Lahoud

“What worlds become possible when young people experience Coaching for Transformation?” That’s the empowering question emerging for me as I enter the halfway point in my Coaching for Transformation (CFT) certification program in Los Angeles. Having spent the past two decades engaged with youth organizing for racial and social justice, I now have the good fortune to coach new, emerging, and more established youth organizers.

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Adult Youth


 

Values: An Inside View
by Charlotte Morse

This series of articles on Leadership that Works’ values gives a glimpse into the core of our organization, defining the “why” and “how” we do business.

Core Value - CollaborationCore Value #4: Collaboration
Leadership that Works’ core value of collaboration is built on a foundation of trust, respect and belief that collective wisdom always trumps individual thinking. Within a collaborative culture, we attempt to answer the question, “What is best for the whole?” Connecting with stakeholders at all levels—individuals, organizations and communities—and encouraging an open flow of information and idea exchange sparks innovation, strengthens our product, and benefits the community as a whole.

A snapshot of LTW’s core value of Collaboration:
We believe that working together unlocks greater potential than we can achieve on our own. Creating conscious relationships and teams encourages each of us to make a uniquely powerful contribution. We enthusiastically partner with other entities in order to expand our collective knowledge and ignite synergy.



Words of Wisdom

At Leadership that Works, we believe collective wisdom always trumps individual thinking. That’s why collaboration is one of our core values. Here are some reflections on the gift of thinking together.

Unity is strength... when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved. —Mattie Stepanek

Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships. —Michael Jordan

Alone, we can do so little. Together, we can do so much. —Helen Keller

Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don’t. —Bill Nye