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September 30 through October 2, 2020


This favorite conference (by coaches in the Midwest and from various other parts of the world) will add great value to your coaching knowledge, skill and understanding. You'll meet new coaches with whom you might collaborate with, my new friends and establish collegial relationships. Past Midwest conferences have been filled with fun, joy and warmth. Be sure you don't miss out on this excellent opportunity. 

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International Coach Federation - St. Louis Chapter

As coaches, we believe that all great discoveries and breakthroughs are preceded by curiosity, and we are delighted that your curiosity has led you to us.

Our mission: To advance the art, science, practice, and success of professional coaching in the St. Louis Metropolitan area and surrounding regions of eastern Missouri, southern Illinois, eastern Iowa and northern Arkansas.

Please accept our invitation to come, explore, discover, learn, and grow.


Join us on Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Picture This: Using Visuals to Deepen Coaching Conversations

Sometimes we encounter clients who are stuck in recurring stories and patterns or cannot access the deeper levels of meaning embedded in their challenge. Visuals become a non-threatening way of discovering and articulating what may be holding them back and what could move them forward. The use of images can also unleash the creative power of the coach in taking on a variety of coaching challenges using the power of metaphor to lead the client’s self-discovery and solution creation. In teams it can create safer ways to bridge misunderstandings and promote cohesion around what’s important.

The content of this session will focus on providing deep personal reflection/exploration and gaining comfort with conducting coaching conversations via visuals. In this session participants will gain exposure to two different methodologies to approach coaching through images. During the session, participants will explore the methodologies experientially, then will share ideas that can enrich the range of applications with which they and their colleagues can experiment. This can also lead to a discussion of the advantages of each approach.

Three learning objectives:

  1. Experience using visual images to bypass internal barriers to self-discovery
  2. Practice using images to improve personal growth as a coach leveraging the ICF core competencies of Active listening, Powerful questioning, and Creating awareness
  3. Explore different ways of using images for a variety of applications individually and in teams/groups
CEU's for this program are 1 Core and .5 Resource Development

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Meet Ellen Moran, Ph.D, PCC

Ellen is a leadership consultant, ICF certified executive coach, facilitator and speaker. She works with leaders and their teams, both nationally and internationally, to create collaborative conversations, cultures and work climates. She uses an array of assessments, processes, concepts and tools that customize the path to outstanding results. She is particularly interested in using concepts and methods that are scientifically based, yet engaging and accessible. A primary focus is equipping leaders to spark employees’ creativity and connection to the business mission and purpose.
She is a certified facilitator of the LEGO® Serious Play® method and tools and a Professional Innovation Advisor for the Basadur Applied Creativity process. She also serves as faculty for Mercer Delta’s Executive Learning Center and CDC University. Her professional affiliations the Society for Consulting Psychology and the International Coach Federation . She also serves on the board of the Institute for Work Attitude and Motivation.



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Meeting Location:

The Heights Community Center
Argus Room
8001 Dale Ave.
Richmond Heights, Mo 63117

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Networking 5:30- 5:45pm 

4th Tuesday of the month!
2020 Dates: Jan 28, Feb 25, Mar 24, April 28, May 26, June 23, July 28, Sept 22, Oct 27, Nov 17

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Monthly Member Spotlight:

Meet Richard Byrne. We hope you will take a moment to read about Richard and his journey.