November 18, 2021, 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Ubuntu Coaching Workshop
Nobantu Mpotulo, MCC

We will have a short presentation on Ubuntu Coaching focusing on Ubuntu model RASEA: Receive; Appreciate & Acknowledge; Summarize; Evoke Awareness; Ask; and link this with ICF Core Competencies whilst being aware of Ubuntu Mantra: See More; Hear More; Love More: Illuminate More; Be More and Do Less. After the presentation, participants will have the opportunity to coach one another using Ubuntu coaching.

About Nobantu Mpotulo, MCC

Nobantu hails from South Africa and is amongst the first five Africans to be accredited at MCC by the International Coaching Federation (ICF). She is one of the inaugural international coaches for Ethical Coach. During the design of the Ethical Coach Summit she was one of the main programme designers. For the past three years Nobantu has been doing live coaching demonstrations on UBUNTU coaching at WBECS and on other global platforms. Nobantu is also a sought after international speaker. Nobantu boasts more than 3000 coaching hours at CEO level, Executive level, Senior Management levels for both individual and team coaching. She won a leadership coaching award under World Coaching Congress in Coaching Leadership in 2015 in India. During the rife COVID pandemic Nobantu was offering pro bono coaching to frontline workers. Nobantu has developed an Ubuntu Coaching Programme for Coaches which has been gaining traction globally. She started the programme in March 2021 and has already trained 45 experienced coaches globally.

In her coaching, Nobantu follows the agenda of the client. Through probing questions and sharing just-in-time observations, she takes clients deep and helps them to identify their blind spots and embrace their shadows. Clients go deeper into the sub-conscious and unconscious levels and dance with what emerges. She mostly evokes awareness in her clients through raising somatic awareness and somatic experiencing. She provides a safe and open space for the coachees to do their work, focusing on unexplored territories. She moves on a continuum of being non-directive to directive depending on what is missing in the client’s system. As a Mindfulness practitioner and teacher she supports her clients in integrating the head, heart, instinctual and spiritual intelligence. She does amazing heart work with clients based on the principles of UBUNTU “I am because We Are. In coaching, Nobantu focuses on the HEART and surfaces the HEART of the matter.

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