July 2018 Newsletter
A Message from the President
President’s Letter JULY 2018
This month’s membership meeting promises to be full of activity!
I’m looking forward to Barbara Braham’s presentation on Coaching Through a Developmental Lens. It’s going to be interesting to have a speaker present via virtual technology as some of us gather at C3 and others attend the meeting remotely. I like the way ICFTN tests new ways of doing things!
We’re going to have a New Member Orientation immediately prior to the meeting. Read more about NMO elsewhere in this newsletter.
Our chapter cannot function without strong leadership. During July’s luncheon, you’ll also have an opportunity to learn more about how you can contribute to ICFTN’s mission of supporting the professional development of our member community, to educate the public about the coaching profession and to uphold the ethics of the International Coach Federation. Do you have marketing or social media experience? Interested in giving people an experience of coaching during next year’s International Coaching Week? Have some ideas for innovative programming for our coaches? Members of the 2018 board will be seated throughout the meeting space. Have lunch with one of them who will share our chapter’s activities and ways to plug in for one of these areas: membership, programs, outreach, marketing, or Coaching Week.
A word about scams: a few weeks ago, many in our membership were contacted by “Tony” who wanted to know if we accept credit cards. He sent me a text. My gut told me it was a scam and I ignored the message. Soon I learned that Tony contacted others by text or email. As a member benefit, your contact information is listed on the ICFTN website to help potential clients find you. With that comes the risk that people with ill intentions can also find you. As members of an important helping profession, we are a trusting group of people, and that’s a good thing. If someone reaches out to you and the very first question concerns method of payment and/or paying in advance for a block of sessions, there’s a high probability that this is a scam. I invite you to be vigilant.
Thank you for the honor of serving as your chapter president.
Pam Brown, ACC, CFRE | ICFTN President
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Calendar of Events
New members who joined ICFTN from January 2018 to the present are cordially invited to attend the orientation. This is your opportunity to meet some of the ICFTN board, introduce your business to other new members, get connected and familiarize yourself with the benefits of ICFTN membership!
At orientation, the Membership committee will give an informal presentation covering all you need to know to start making your ICFTN membership work for you and will be available for questions.
The orientation will take place 30 minutes prior to the July 13 Luncheon: Coaching Through a Developmental Lens. You do not need to be registered for the luncheon to attend the orientation. However, for planning purposes, please RSVP to Anna Walker if you plan to attend the orientation.
LUNCHEON: COACHING THROUGH A DEVELOPMENT LENS | FRIDAY, JULY 13, 2018 11:30AM CST | NASHVILLE & VIRTUAL
Presented by Barbara Braham, Ph.D., MCC
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Training & Networking
BE EMPOWERED: LEADERSHIP AND COACHING RETREAT | FREE INFORMATIONAL WEBINAR | AUGUST 7
With Dr. Julian Norris, Laura Larriva Page, Rod Francis and Ronit leMon Drobey
Please join us on a one hour online call about Be Empowered, Bulletproof Training Institute’s Advanced Coach Training and Leadership Retreat.
Be Empowered is a three-day immersive and experiential retreat program designed to reconnect coaches with their own essential capacities for deep listening, powerful conversations and their deepest sense of purpose, and offer tools to bring them forth in themselves, their lives, their coaching and into the wider social sphere. During the retreat, participants will be invited to show up with radical, embodied presence and encounter the wild world in a way that is often deeply powerful, surprising and transformative for them.
This Informational Webinar is a great opportunity to:
Meet three of the retreat facilitators: Rod, Ronit, & Laura
Learn more about what we’ll be doing, and the structure of the weekend and ask any questions you may have
Register for the Webinar Here
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FOUNDATIONS FOR CHRISTIAN COACHING - AUGUST & SEPTEMBER 2018
All training events are two-day classes, total of 16 CEUs upon completion. Registration required to attend. $50 for Brentwood Baptist members. Non-Brentwood Baptist members ($250 fee).
For registration and class information contact Janet Walls, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Radiant Coaches Academy-holistic coach certification training - october 22-november 2, 2018
Interested in Learning More About NLP or Practicing What You Know in a Coaching Circle?
NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) is much more than a set of patterns or “visual, auditory, and kinesthetic.” NLP provides a powerful set of communication and change models that are useful in personal and professional change.
The coaching circle will cover the theories, pre-suppositions, and practice of NLP and Neuro-Semantics as they related to related to coaching for transformational change.
If you are interested in in learning about NLP and an important innovation in the field, Neuro-Semantics, then please let Joe Brodnicki at email@example.com. Joe is a licensed Neuro-Semantic NLP trainer as well as a coach.
The study group will be held on-line. Dates and times and topics will be decided by participants. Drop Joe an e-mail if you are interested or have questions.
Come and learn some different approaches to communicating and the use of language.
THE MIDDLE TENNESSEE SHRM PROGRAMS, LEGAL EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
The Middle Tennessee SHRM Programs, Legal Education and Professional Development committees invite members of our business community, academic scholars, subject matter experts as well as professional and associate members to share their experiences and best practices with MT|SHRM members. Find a list of focus areas and information to submit your presentation information here.
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Welcome New Members
Please give a warm welcome (or welcome back!) to our NEW members and our RENEWING members.
Amanda Blanck, Deviate
Bill Burtch, Harmony Coaching and Consulting
Michael Cauley, Lipscomb University
Angela Courtney, Ankura
Megan Johnson-Rox, JMJ Communications Group
Marnie McNamara, Primary Relationship Coaching
Edythe Nash, E. Nash Associates
Mark Robertson, Mark Robertson, PCC- Executive Coaching
Angela Wiggins, Earnest Journey
Member Note: Don't hesitate to contact the ICFTN Assistant, Celeste Shepherd, if you need any assistance with renewing a membership, filling out your profile, or navigating the site.
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ICFTN Seeks Social Media Volunteer
If you are an ICFTN member with social media skills and would enjoy promoting the coaching profession and ICFTN events, we need your help! Please contact Anita Bailey, ICFTN marketing co-chair, if you’d like to learn more about this volunteer opportunity.
MENTORS NEEDED TO WELCOME NEW ICFTN MEMBERS
The ICFTN Membership Committee would like to welcome all new Members and Returning Members. Help us make your membership a learning and rewarding experience by letting us know your goals and intentions. As usual, we are always looking for ideas and suggestions from our membership. 2018 Membership Co-Chairs: Hank Staggs and Anna Walker
Read more about becoming a Mentor.
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ICF ACTP Certified Coaching Program
ICFTN Member Diane Watson shared the news that The Performance Coaching Program in the College of Professional Studies at Lipscomb University has received Certificate of Accreditation as an ICF Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP)™ dated February 1, 2018.
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