Breakthrough Coaching: How Masterful Coaches Inspire Extraordinary Results
As coaches, part of our role is to help clients to stretch beyond their perceived limits to achieve significant and sustainable change. But how do we do that? Of course it’s often about asking challenging questions which evoke discovery, insight and commitment to action.
During this evening, we’ll learn from the wisdom of four experienced coaches. They’ll bring some great examples of what has worked and how they’ve developed their coaching approach to support the success of their clients.
Panel of Speakers:
Laura Belsten, PhD, MCC, CEC
Dr. Laura Belsten has been an executive coach in private practice in Denver for over 20 years. Through her coaching company, CEO Partnership (and the CEO stands for Coaching Executives and Organizations), she coaches high-level executives, including CEOs, in leadership, communication, strategic and critical thinking, and social and emotional intelligence. She is a Master Certified Coach through the International Coach Federation. She is also the Founder of the Institute for Social and Emotional Intelligence, an educational and research organization that has provided training to over 850 coaches in 37 countries on social and emotional intelligence coaching.
Micki McMillan, MCC, CEO, Founding Partner
Blue Mesa Coaching
Micki McMillan is the CEO and a founding partner of Blue Mesa Coaching, an executive coaching and consulting firm based in Fort Collins, providing executive coaching, coach training and leadership development.
Micki is past president of the Association of Coach Training Organization, an international professional organization that advances excellence in coach training and education. She is an ICF Assessor for both PCC and MCC designations. She is the co-author author and Program Co-Director for the Transformational Coaching Program, an ICF approved Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP). She is on the Board of Directors for AAA Colorado.
Katie B. Smith, PCC, Executive & Career Coach
Katie B. Smith Executive Coaching Services
Katie B. Smith speaks from the creative space of inner wisdom, years of corporate experience, and her journey into wellness, meditation and yoga. Her information is communicated in the language of the business world, but with a Zen twist - from the inside out. Her Results Focused Coaching shines a light on the person, not issues. Katie works with business owners, senior executives, and career professionals in the art of integrating their body, mind and heart to harness happiness and have the life and work they deserve.
Katie was chosen as one of the top 25 Career Coaches by Career Toolkit in 2016. In addition to individual Coaching, Katie does Peer Group Coaching to support leadership development and team building. Katie is also a skilled Mentor Coach for Coaches who want to increase their Coaching skills and build their businesses and is the author of Be Happy Now – Claim the Life You Deserve.
John Wittry, Leadership Coach, Master Facilitator
HPT Consulting Group
John Wittry has a passion for unraveling challenges so that things work; relationships, strategy, teams, people’s lives, systems and infrastructure. He believes that when things work, greater focus and energy can be spent on creating. Described as a thoughtful leader, powerful coach and master facilitator with a gift for uncovering the heart of a matter, Wittry leads his clients through a discovery process to identify what they want, what’s in the way of their having what they want and creating clear action steps towards attainment. With him, it isn’t just about the outcome or the goal but what learning is obtained along the path to that outcome and how to leverage it in every area of life. Wittry is often heard to say “learning is everything."
As a coach and master facilitator, Wittry has worked with senior level executives and teams in some of the most recognizable global corporations as well as private individuals and small companies. As an extension of this work he and his wife Donna also have served as relationship coaches for the past 20 years.