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Attention, Awareness & Embodied Intelligence in Coaching

January 25, 2019
11:30 AM CST - 1:00 PM CST
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Rothchild Catering
8807 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37923
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Attetion, Awareness & Embodied Intelligence in Coaching


As coaches, our capacities for sustained deep attention, awareness and listening to both self and other are critical variables in our ability to catalyze and support deep lasting change in our clients. The seeming ‘outer’ work of supporting change in clients in reality begins with the inner processes of both them and us — with the felt level of our experience. Our capacity to engage generatively with this personal material profoundly shapes the nature of our and their subsequent impact in the world. There is much we can gain from practices that cultivate deep awareness, self-knowledge and connection to the typically sub-conscious material of our most creative intelligence. Cognitive neuroscience’s current crush is with the domain of Embodied Intelligence — a field which explores this vast terrain of inner experiencing, how it emerges as meaning and symbols and then impacts the world. In Human Potential Coaching we engage directly with this meaning making process as way of revealing the truest intentions, and accessing both client and coaches greatest creativity and resourcefulness.

Attendees will learn:

  • A brief overview of some of the current science and its implications for coaching and leadership.

  • Some simple yet powerful practices to develop multiple levels of awareness and enhance or bring online your capacity for deep listening and intuition.

  • An experience of unlocking the ‘under the radar’ embodied intelligence and how to allow this to emerge.


Rod FrancisRod Francis is an international coach, teacher, speaker and writer. Alongside earlier international careers in performing arts and entrepreneurship, Rod has been coaching and mentoring for almost two decades and teaching for over 3 decades.  As well as his private coaching practice, Rod is head and co-creator of the Bulletproof Training Institute’s Human Potential Coach Training program. He runs nature-based, ICF-accredited professional development retreats for coaches and leaders in the USA and works directly with the Chattanooga business community. He is also a UMass Medical School qualified teacher of Jon Kabat-zinn’s  8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program. Rod is also founder of the free online resource The Grow Young Project, bringing the worlds of cutting-edge medicine and longevity science together to support individuals in living their best and longest possible life. Originally from Australia, he has recently moved to Chattanooga from London, UK because ‘where else do you get all this in one place!’


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