“Connection is the energy that is created between people when they feel seen, heard and valued;
when they can give and receive without judgment.”
Today’s agile organizations need leaders to be more than strategic, visionary and bold – they need leaders who can create environments that foster collective wisdom, innovation, belonging and connection. In short, leaders who can bring out the best in others, collectively and individually, by becoming coaches for all colleagues.
While coaching includes skills such as listening, asking questions, providing and receiving feedback, the core capacity underlying these skills is the capacity for Coaching Presence – a way of being that enables the coach to facilitate positive change and transformation.
Leaders with Coaching Presence become co-creators of generative coaching conversations that empower and inspire others to see themselves and the world around them in clearer ways. They create cultures of trust and psychological safety where courage and vulnerability is possible, where real conversations that lead to agility, wholeness, and fresh thinking can take place.
Explore how the three Centers of Intelligence effect the experience of self and how they can be used to support powerful coaching.
Recognize the shadow dynamics and blind spots that are revealed through the Enneagram.
Become attuned to unconscious factors that support and hinder change.
Discover new dimensions of presence and explore how it supports you as coach.
Experience how one’s internal state can impact the progress of a coaching conversation.
Actively engage in your continuing psychological and spiritual development.
Practice creating a container that supports intimate coaching conversations.
Gain experience working with a counter-intuitive change process that produces powerful results.
The overarching objective of this five-day retreat is to help leaders develop their Coaching Presence. Achieving this end involves the development and embodiment of an objective, radically honest, and deeply compassionate sense of self. During your program experience you will:
Building Coaching Presence for Leaders is a highly experiential program of personal excavation and application of Coaching Presence. The teaching cycles follow a rhythm of: new material presented and discussed, followed by small or large group breakouts for demonstrations, coaching practice and feedback.