Toronto Coaching - International Coach Federation

Community Events

July 2017

"Community Events" brings you the latest news about upcoming community events including professional development opportunities and upcoming conferences and events brought to you by local coaches and peers.  Please see our Submission Guidelines below.  

Member Submissions

Women Own Your Badassery: Design Your Path to success
Submitted by: Shieh-Chi Chen

Kids Coaching Connection Summer Institute
Submitted by: Susan Howson

2017 OACCPP Pre-conference Workshop: Business Practice for Your Practice
Submitted by: Maryann Istiloglu

Coming September 2017: Break the Glass Ceiling! Develop Essential Skills to Advance Your Career
Submitted by: Maggie DiStasi

Submitted by: Cinnie Noble

A Complimentary Online Class to Help Coaches Create the Revenue They Deserve
Submitted by: Paula Hope

Book Club for Coaches
Submitted by: Manon Dulude

Limited Spots Open for Mentor Coaching with Bruce McLeod PCC, CEC, B.A. Law, C.AEd
Submitted by: Bruce McLeod

FREE WEBINAR: Top 10 Reasons for Using the EQ-i 2.0 in Your Coaching
Submitted by: David Cory

Team Coach Training & Certification, Nov. 2017 through Team Coaching International
Submitted by: Michelle Chambers

Coaching Application in Organizations Summer Workshops at University of Toronto
Submitted by: Haesun Moon

Developing Leadership through Emotional Intelligence: EQ-I 2.0 & 360 Certification Program with Jacinta Hughes
Submitted by: Jacinta Hughes

Prosperity Cafe

Women Own Your Badassery: Design Your Path to success

An essential part of growth is shedding the weight collected when we begin to carry things we are convinced is necessary to our well being such as our belief in what we can and cannot accomplish.

On July 22, 2017 join like minded women who are committed to exploring the things that cloud perceptions of our own remarkable selves and shatter limiting mental beliefs.

In this unique free interactive workshop you will:

  • Uncover your authentic and unapologetic self
  • Uncover what Stops your Creativity
  • Create strategies on getting unstuck
  • Face fears and discover your blind spots
  • Align your personal aspirations with your values and life purpose.

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

CSI Annex, 720 Bathurst Street, Room 4, 3rd Floor

Visit the event page on EventBrite or email to reserve your spot.

For ONE SPECIAL TIME ONLY this session is being offered at no cost! Don't wait to reserve your spot for this great opportunity.

The session will be video and audio recorded for curriculum development and training purposes.

Shieh-Chi Chen

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Kids Coaching Connection

ICF Fully Approved ACSTH Program

The Kids Coaching Connection program is an intensive, experiential program made up of five core courses; Divine Elementals, Divine Design, Divine Possibilities, Divine Expressions and Divine Connections. It is the proud recipient of the ICF PRISM award. This International leader in Life Coach training focussed on kids/youth and families presents all courses in the series during the:

Kids Coaching Connection Summer Institute

If you are interested in coaching kids, youth and families, this program is for you. If you have a teenager who is interested in becoming a coach; this program is for them.

Five comprehensive courses are delivered over 2 weeks. You will realize a transforming and life changing experience while learning Life Coaching skills focused on kids, youth and families.

Kids Coaching Connection Summer Institute
July 24 - 28 & August 14 - 19, 2017

Time: 10 am - 6 pm
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Investment: $495.00 + HST per course

For full course descriptions go to:

Past Participants Say it all:

“Kids Coaching Connection is an outstanding training program for everyone who works with kids, youth and families in any capacity” (M. LR, ACC - Holistic Youth Life Coach)

“The coaching framework taught from and within the heart is truly masterful” (M. D - Pediatric Nutritionist and Life Coach)

“Take this program to learn the tools that you don’t hear or see elsewhere. Truly inspirational” (S.G. - Teacher)

To Register contact: Susan Howson

Susan Howson

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2017 OACCPP Pre-conference Workshop: Business Practice for Your Practice

Mark your calendars! The OACCPP Pre-conference Workshop is happening September 28th, 2017 at the Radisson Admiral Toronto-Harbourfront. "Business Practice for your Practice" will offer sound financial and branding advice for those at any point in their private practice career.

Creative Branding with The Public Studio: Strategies for Small Business and the Self-Employed
By Natalia Saavedra & Anabel Khoo
This workshop will provide participants with the tools, planning techniques and deeper understanding of how to organize and create your organization's brand.

Work Your Finances like a Boss with the New School of Finance
By Liz Schieck
Taxes, HST, GST, Revenue, Expenses, Business Viability, Sole-proprietorship vs. Incorporation.... When you work for yourself -- like many professionals in private practice do -- your business finances ARE your personal finances, and if you're not careful, things can get very messy! This workshop is where you start to learn how to run your sole-proprietorship finances.


Or, check out our full conference line up.


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Coming September 2017:

Break the Glass Ceiling!

Develop Essential Skills to Advance Your Career

A six-month virtual group coaching program for women who want to recognize the value of their natural strengths, be seen as the leader they are, and develop essential skills to get ahead in their career.

Monthly investment: $399 + hst

Why now?

  • Because you’re tired of being overlooked for promotions and feeling that your opinion doesn’t count
  • Because you are skilled and capable yet somehow you can’t see yourself as the leader you are
  • Because you have great ideas and you want to be able to speak up and be heard
  • Because you are motivated and ambitious and you deserve to feel great about yourself and get ahead in your career!

In Break the Glass Ceiling, you’ll focus on the positive changes you want to create in your career and your inspirations. You’ll learn how to optimize your conversation skills to help you advance in your career in a way that feels authentic and celebrates your natural strengths.

With the support of your coach and the group, you’ll practice taking credit for your work and speaking up in your workplace. You’ll learn how to position yourself as the leader you are, and how to negotiate your way to the raise/promotion you deserve.

Learn more

For more details, please visit this link. Information sessions will be held on July 25 and August 22 by teleconference (register through Eventbrite), or you can contact me directly. I look forward to hearing from you!

Maggie DiStasi, ACPC, PCC
Career Transition & Leadership Coach

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by CINERGY® Coaching

Conflict management coaching is a specialized type of executive coaching and leaders seek out this process to strengthen their conflict intelligence. This includes optimizing their competence in areas such as effectively managing their own interpersonal disputes, delivering and responding to difficult messages, responsively addressing differences of opinions, motivating conflict engagement, and demonstrating resilience after challenging communications on problematic issues.

In this 8 week online program on Conflict Management Coaching, certified coaches will:

  • learn the 7-stage CINERGY® model for coaching leaders through conflict;
  • learn the principles specific to providing conflict management coaching for leaders;
  • gain increased insight into your own conflict management skills;
  • learn what distinguishes conflict management coaching for leaders from other types of coaching;
  • experience this type of coaching as a coach and as a client; and
  • gain new tools specific to conflict management coaching.

Upcoming dates for online program: Tuesdays from September 5 to October 24, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time (no class the week of September 26 – this week will be used for skills practices)

**Please note participants must be certified coaches in order to register for this program.

We offer a $100 discount to members of ICF. 19 ICF CCEUs are granted to participants who complete this workshop.

For details and an application form, or for information on setting up training in your workplace, please contact CINERGY® Coaching at: Email:; Phone: 416-686-4247; Toll Free: 1-866-335-6466.

Cinnie Noble

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Create More And Better Referrals for Your Coaching Practice:

A Complimentary Online Class to Help Coaches Create the Revenue They Deserve

Thursday July 27th - 4-5 pm.

Want to have more clients in 2017?
Concerned about sounding salesy?
Want to create the revenue you really deserve?

Please join us for answers to these questions at a complimentary online class to be held on Thursday July 27th at 4 pm.
Grow your coaching practice by growing your networking and referral marketing knowledge.
To register, please email Paula Hope, referral marketing expert and executive coach, at
Limited to 9 registrants.

Paula Hope

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Book Club for Coaches

Manon Dulude PhD, RP, PCC, BCC invites you to join the Book Club for Coaches featuring prominent authors of our day. Read, learn and engage in lively conversation with professional coaches as you share knowledge with colleagues from across the continent. It’s an enriching, collaborative way to get caught up with your reading while hearing the perspectives of others.

This virtual Book Club is ongoing and new members are always welcome. Scheduled on the third Tuesday of each month, the Book Club meets via Zoom and we welcome members from across Canada and the US. Try this innovative new approach to earning CCEU credits by signing up on our website at

Manon Dulude

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Limited Spots Open for Mentor Coaching with Bruce McLeod PCC, CEC, B.A. Law, C.AEd

Book a time today to discuss Mentor Coaching with Bruce McLeod!

Bruce has been on faculty at Royal Roads University in Canada’s premiere graduate Executive Coaching program since 2013. He also co-developed and delivers their Creating Coaching Culture program in the Advanced Coaching Practices graduate program. He is also the founder of Live Big Coaching.

Mentor Coaching includes bi-weekly 60 minute coaching sessions. There are formats to choose from:

  • 3-way calls with Bruce and your client where Bruce observes you coaching for 30 minutes and then coaches you for 30 minutes.
  • You record (using our conference line) a 60 minute coaching conversation with your client. Bruce listens the to recording and then coaches you for 60 minutes.
  • Bruce does not observe your coaching and coaches you for 60 minutes on topics you bring to the conversation, that are directly related to your coaching.
  • Unlimited coach access between scheduled sessions
  • Laser coaching: 15 minute coaching sessions when you find yourself in need of real time coaching (subject to coach availability)
  • Total commitment to your success
  • Assured full confidentiality

To review more information and book an intro call, click here:

Bruce McLeod

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FREE WEBINAR: Top 10 Reasons for Using the EQ-i 2.0 in Your Coaching

The EQ-i 2.0 is fast becoming the assessment tool of choice for top coaches for at least 10 very good reasons. Join David Cory, M.A., leadership development coach with The Emotional Intelligence Training Company Inc. for this FREE webinar, as he reviews why you need to consider adding the EQ-i 2.0 to your coaching toolbox.

Just 30 minutes, join us!

Click here to Register for the Webinar:, space is limited! Register to receive the recording.

P.S. Next Toronto Cert Course Aug 21-22

David Cory

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Team Coach Training & Certification, Nov. 2017

through Team Coaching International

Want to improve your team coaching skills and bring your team coaching practice to a new level! Join us for an informational webinar to learn how to become a Certified Team Performance Coach (CTPC)™. The certification program consists of 3 components:

1. Understand & Access the Tools: 13 CCE's – On-line learning at your convenience to learn about the 4 team coaching tools

2. The Master Class: 19.50 CCE's - Nov., 29, 30 & Dec 1 in Toronto – face to face session for hands on practice using team coaching competencies and skills

3. Accelerated Learning: 27.50 CCE's – 6 virtual sessions for a deeper dive into team coaching methodology with faculty and practitioners.

Free Tools Included with Your Registration

When you sign up for the Full Certification (FC) program you will receive a credit for a free Team Diagnostic™ for a team of up to 8 people. When you sign up for Accelerated Learning you receive free Team Leader View™ assessments and access to Team Coaching University, and our full support.

Informational Webinar Dates (Choose one):
Tues., Aug. 29 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Wed., Sept., 13 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Fri., Sept. 29 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Please contact Michelle at to confirm your interest in participating in an information session. All sessions to be held through “Zoom”)

Michelle Chambers, CTPC, CSODP, CHRL, CTDP, M.Ed
Canadian Partner, Authorized Facilitator and Certification Program Faculty

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Coaching Application in Organizations Summer Workshops at University of Toronto:

  • Very Brief Introduction to Leadership Coaching (2 hours)
  • Solution-Focused Approaches for Consultants (2 hours)
  • Coaching for Resilience in the VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous) World (2 hours)
  • Solution-Focused Approaches for Workplace Learning and Facilitation (2 hours)
  • Facilitating Appreciative Dialogues in Organizations (2 hours)
  • Transforming Dialogues with Children and Youth (2 hours)

For more information including dates and registrations, please email or check out our Facebook at

Haesun Moon

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Developing Leadership through Emotional Intelligence: EQ-I 2.0 & 360 Certification Program 

with Jacinta Hughes

Give yourself and your organization the EQ edge this year. The invaluable 2-day EQ-i Certification Program is a dynamic experiential session focused on learning how to administer, score, interpret, and develop plans with the EQ-i 2.0 and EQ 360. It will provide you with the information and skills you will need to make educated and informed decisions regarding employees or clients and to form the basis of a sound Emotional Intelligence skills development program within your organization. The 2-day program also includes a training kit, online modules, The EQ Edge book, an individual assessment and debrief, plus a $280 token towards administering future assessments.

For more info and to register:

Toronto August 23-24 EQ-i 2.0 & 360 Certification from 9-4 PM at Verity, 111 Queen Street East, Toronto


Jacinta Hughes

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Submission Guidelines

ICF-Toronto Chapter Members and Affiliates (paid the $100 fee):
  • Limited to 1 free submission per month
  • Additional submissions $50/insertion
ICF-Toronto Guests:
  • Small submission (up to 100 words with link to your site):  $100/insertion
  • Large submission (up to 250 words with link to your site):  $150/insertion
Please note:
  • Submissions by ICF-Toronto Members will only be accepted for events they themselves are presenting.  All other events will be deemed to fall under the "Guest" category.
  • All listings are linked to our monthly e-bulletin that is published on the 15th of each month and emailed to all members.
  • Maximum 250 words.
  • Submissions will be sent to in either plain text, HTML or Word doc format.
  • Payment must be received and processed by the deadline in order for the submission to be distributed.
  • Lead time:  All submissions must be received and paid for 8-10 business days before the publish date.
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