ICF VA July 2015 Program “Harnessing the Power of Why" - ICF Global Leaders Forum Highlights

  • 07/10/2015
  • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Westwood Club, 6200 West Club Lane, Richmond, Va.


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  • Non-ICF Members, after 7/6/15 (3 days before event)
  • Non-ICF Members, until 7/6/15 (3 days before event)
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Melissa Lubin, Ph.D., ACC
Friday, July 10, 2015

Networking 11:30-12:00

Lunch 12-12:30

Program 12:30-1:30

The Westwood Club, 6200 West Club Lane
By July 6: $25 for members/affiliates; $40 for guests

After July 6:  $30 for members/affiliates; $45 for guests

Join ICF Virginia President Melissa Lubin as she shares insights from Peter Docker’s dynamic keynote presentation at the 2015 International Coach Federation Global Leaders Forum in Atlanta, Ga. Inspired by Simon Sinek’s powerful book “Start with Why”, Peter presented “Harness the Power of Why—Five Key Principles”. In this interactive session, Melissa will share these concepts with you and get you started on applying them to your life and work as a coach. 

Learning Objectives:

·         Learn “The Golden Circle”

·         Understand 5 key principles for harnessing the power of why

·         Define and apply the “why” in your coaching practice

Coaching Competencies:

·         ICF Core Competencies:

o   Establishing Trust and Intimacy with the Client

o   Coaching Presence

o   Creating Awareness

·         Personal Development of the Coach

·         Business Development and Marketing

About the presenter:

Melissa Maybury Lubin, Ph.D. is director of Virginia Tech’s Commonwealth Campus Centers in Richmond, Newport News and Virginia Beach, where she is responsible for engaging these communities with the university’s graduate, professional development and lifelong learning programs. In addition to managing a portfolio of continuing education programming, Melissa creates, customizes and facilitates a series of human development coursework for organizations in the private and public sector. Her expertise is in coaching, sales, leadership, management and emotional intelligence development. In 2008, she started her own coaching practice, Human Harmonics which specializes in the development of emerging senior leaders.

Before joining Virginia Tech, Melissa held leadership positions at the Institute for Professional Development, This End Up Furniture Co., Circuit City Stores Inc. and was an instructor of marketing at Radford University. Lubin earned her Ph.D. in Adult Learning and Human Resource Development from Virginia Tech. Her area of research interest is how to engage the principles and processes of adult learning for best practices in business and life coaching. She holds an M.B.A. from Georgia Southern University and a B.A. from Armstrong Atlantic State University.

Melissa is an MBTI Master Practitioner® and is a certified facilitator and interpreter of the EQi ®, an emotional intelligence assessment. She is an associate certified coach (A.C.C.) and currently serves as president for the International Coach Federation, Virginia Chapter. Melissa is a member of LEAD Virginia (Class of 2015) and is a graduate of Leadership Metro Richmond (Class of 2013), leadership organizations that serves to connect thought leaders in the Commonwealth. Lubin also serves on the executive board of The Virginia Network for Women in Higher Education and the advisory board of Virginia Tech’s Issues and Answers magazine. She lives in Richmond, VA with her husband, Neil and son DC. 


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