Roanoke:Understanding Self as Coach

  • 10/12/2018
  • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • 3 Riverside Circle, Roanoke, VA (Riverside III 2D)


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October 12, 2018

Location: Riverside III 2D 

Presenter: Barbara Lemons, ACC, BCC

Presentation Title:  Understand Self as Coach

Barbara Lemons

Understanding Self as Coach

Presenter:  Barbara Lemons, ACC

I.                 Visual Explorer Exercise
a.     Participants select a photograph that reflects their individual coaching style
b.    Share photo with others in small groups and why they chose it
II.               Dissecting “coaching style…"
a.     Examine individual assumptions about individual coaching style
b.    Freelance or deliberate?
c.     Relationship or task focused?
d.    Supportive or Challenging?
e.     Tease out potential coach biases
III.            Using Coaching Models to help stay focused
a.     Choosing the right model
b.    Criteria for coaching model selection
c.     Evaluating model fit and coaching effectiveness
IV.            ICF coach competencies
a.      Review and discuss competencies as they play out in our coaching conversations
b.     Incorporating competencies into personal style
c.      Getting feedback on coach effectiveness
V.               Continued Growth and Development as a coach
a.     Resources
b.    Practice
c.     Community

Barbara Lemons is a member of the International Coach Federation, holding the designation of Associate Certified Coach.  She is also Board Certified by the Center for Credentialing & Education and is a Society for Human Resources Management Senior Certified Professional (SCP).  Barbara has been affiliated for more than 28 years with the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), a global leadership development provider, where she managed coaching services for the Americas, Asia Pacific, and Europe.   She is currently principal of her own consulting business and works in an adjunct capacity for CCL as an Executive Leadership Coach and as a Facilitator for Coaching for Human Resources Professionals (CHRP), an ICF-approved coach-specific training program.  Barbara holds a master’s degree in adult counseling, a bachelor’s degree in business administration,  and is qualified to administer a wide range of workplace, personality, and 360 assessment instruments.  

You may issue approval to each attendee for the following hours:

Core Competencies


Resource Development*


A large portion of the content described is considered personal development and reference material. This portion does not qualify for Core Competency curriculum.  It is Resource Development.

No Registration fee. Bring your own lunch.

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