Coaching as Allyship:
Designing and Aligning for Differences
ICF Southeast Region webinar series
Thursday, November 10, 11 AM - 12:30 PM CST
CCE: 1.5 Core Competency
Coaching across racial, ethnic, cultural, and other differences where power, rank, and privilege are present can leave coaches in a riptide of confusion, discomfort, or fear that disrupts their ability skillfully deliver coaching. We are living in a world where working across and with differences is essential to great coaching practice.
Coaches have an amazing opportunity now more than ever to expand their range, capability, and capacity to enter what could be some of the most polarizing conversations in society. With the right tools, coaches can design connected relationships with clients no matter what differences may exist between them.
To recognize the scope of differences that may impact the dynamics of the coaching relationship with special emphasis on differences to in power, rank, and privilege that may be overlooked or avoided.
Recognize allyship as a relationship that coaches can cultivate in coaching relationships where there may be differences in power, rank, and privilege at play.
Apply allyship to design conversations in coaching relationships.
Neil Edwards, MPH, PCC, CPCC, ORSCC, CTPC, CHWC Owner, Edge Crossing Leadership, Relationships & Teams, Inclusion, and Wellbeing LinkedIn
Neil Edwards is a soulful leader and perceptive coach, facilitator, supervisor, and mentor who works at the intersections of leadership, relationships, wellbeing, and inclusion. He believes wellbeing is the lowest common denominator for fulfillment in life and performance at work, that inclusive leadership and leadership are inseparable, and that leaders are always in a relationship. Neil supports leaders and teams, and centers identity, self-authority, values, and purpose.
He draws on Co-active LeadershipTM, Relationship Systems IntelligenceTM, emotional and social intelligence, adult development, leadership embodiment, and health and wellness to help his clients increase their capacity and capability to lead in any context or system. He is a faculty member at the Co-Active Training Institute, CRR Global, and maintains a regular list of business and private clients.
*This session will NOT be recorded*
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