Monday, February 10, 2014

ICF MARCH 10, 2014 Meeting Presentation “Daring Communication”

Sandy Mitsch, MCC, CPCC, will guide us through an interactive presentation based on the research done by Dr. Brené Brown.  As a Certified Daring Way ™ Facilitator, Sandy will help us explore where, in our relationships with our clients, we hold back and/or get stuck or just need to show up, be seen and live brave.  She will also share tools and metaphors for helping us do the same with our clients.

Sandy will take each of the components of the ICF core competency “Direct Communication” and unveil another layer of “Daring Communication” with our clients.
·         Ability to communicate effectively during coaching sessions and to use language that has the greatest positive impact on the client – practice courage and vulnerability so that we can give ourselves permission or our clients permission to say what is underneath the presenting conversation.

·         Is clear, articulate and direct in sharing and providing feedback – explore ways we can use the Daring Greatly™ Engaged Feedback checklist.

·         Reframes and articulates to help the client understand from another perspective what he/she wants or is uncertain about – learn what it takes to truly be in empathy with our clients and what gets in the way—the barriers to empathy.

·         Clearly states coaching objectives, meeting agenda, and purpose of techniques or exercises – shine the light on trust and what happens with the betrayal of disengagement.

·         Uses metaphor and analogy to help illustrate a point or paint a picture – step into “The Arena”, that place where we feel vulnerable and where the expectations both support our efforts to show up and be seen and those that generate knee-shaking fear.

Sandy is president of Sandy Mitsch LLC, a coaching and development firm in the Chicago area.  She has more than twenty-five years of direct experience as a leader in executive coaching, organization development, and human resources with experience in various industries and diverse corporate settings. She has been a coach and a member of senior management teams for companies driving executive and leadership development, organizational change, and team optimization programs. Sandy’s fiercely compassionate coaching approach gets to the root cause, creating higher levels of resiliency and success. She helps her clients brave new challenges, and discover and overcome the obstacles that can prevent them from performing at their full potential.

Sandy is a master certified coach through the International Coach Federation (ICF) and is formally trained and certified through the Coaches Training Institute (CTI).  She is a certified facilitator of Brené Brown's The Daring Way™ program, the Team Diagnostic™ suite of tools through Team Coaching International (TCI), and is qualified to administer and interpret several other assessment instruments.

Sandy was a founding officer on the Board of Directors of the International Coach Federation-Chicago and served as President in 2002. She was instrumental in chartering the chapter, writing the first job descriptions for the board, launching the first website and building chapter membership.  Sandy was on the Executive Coaching committee for the ICF from 2005-2007 leading the special interest group for executive coaches around the world.  Sandy is a regular speaker on key leadership topics in the area of human development.

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