February 11 Virtual Chapter Meeting and Program
Power of Pause: The New Science of Brain Breaks, Stress Reduction, and Self-Care
11:15 AM – 1:15 PM
Virtual Meeting and Program Fee:
Chapter Members: $10 / Non-Chapter Members: $20
James Garrett is a brain coach and founder of Brain by Design. He has spoken on stages ranging from Harvard to TEDx and his work has been featured by The New York Times, FastCompany, and Harvard Business Review. He spent years doing research with some of the best psychologists in the world at Columbia, Tufts, and Yale. He's a content creator and course builder and his course called, Brain Science for Coaches has been rated as one of the best courses for coaches and is currently certified by ICF for 30 continuing coach education credits. He's a certified coach through the Whole Fit coaching program. He also built one of the only brain-based positive psychology curricula in the Middle East and trained thousands of Arab youth in partnership with Queen Rania of Jordan. A rare combination of scientist, trainer, and entrepreneur, in 2019 James launched the Deep Change Project, a personal journey to discover what’s possible at the outer edges of neuroplasticity and to overcome fear.
With our work demands getting faster and faster, and the pressure to balance home and work continually rising, brain science has now shown that the key to our most productive, creative, and happiest selves isn't working harder, it's working smarter. Discover the power of pause--and why scheduling micro-breaks charges your mental battery and how it helps avoid coaching burnout. Taking care of yourself and building "stress resilience" can increase both your and your clients' productivity and happiness.
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CCEUs for this Program: 1 Core Competency Credit
February 10 Southeast Region Webinar
From Expression to Impact: The Uses of Arts-Based Experiential Learning in Leadership and Personal Coaching
Fred Mandell, PhD
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM CT
Webinar Cost: ICF Global Members – $10 / Non-ICF Global Members – $20
Fred Mandell uniquely combines his experience as a senior executive in a Fortune 100 company with that of a nationally collected visual artist and sculptor to help leaders, organizations and businesses challenge convention and achieve breakthrough performance. During his 21-year career as a senior executive at American Express Financial Advisors, Fred built leading marketing and sales businesses and ran a multi-billion-dollar investment company. In 2019, Fred founded, with Harvey Seifter, Creating Futures That Work (CFTW) a training and consulting firm that draws on the resonant power of arts-based experiential learning to help leaders globally create futures that matter. Fred has taught the number one rated leadership program at MIT Sloan School of Management SIP Series called The Leader as Artist since 2013. He is also the co-author, with Kathleen Jordan, of Becoming a Life Change Artist: 7 Creative Skills to Reinvent Your Life at Any Stage.
In this program Fred will share the science, research and theory supporting arts-based experiential learning. He will bring program participants through actual arts-based experiential exercises. And he will present actual use cases to demonstrate how arts-based experiential learning in action can impact leaders their teams and individuals making personal transitions. We will examine two actual use cases as a way to demonstrate the what, how and outcomes of selective coaching relationships. One use case will focus on leadership development within a Fortune 500 company and the other will focus on a personal transition journey.
Please have the following items available during the presentation: Five pieces of blank paper, a pencil and an eraser.
CCEUs for this Webinar: 1 Core Competency and 0.5 Resource Development Credits
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February 10 Southeast Region Webinar