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"Community Events" brings you the latest news about upcoming community events including professional development opportunities and upcoming conferences and events brought to you by local coaches and peers.  Please see our Submission Guidelines below.  

Member Submissions

Group Mentor Coaching with Cathy Shaughnessy, MCC
Submitted by: Cathy Shaughnessy

Submitted by: Rita McDowall

An Invitation to Participate in The Global Workplace Wellness Summit
Submitted by: Joyce Odidison

Leadership Coach Training & a Coach Approach to Leadership

Submitted by: Dorothy Greenaway

Virtual Mastermind groups for Coaches
Submitted by: Nance MacLeod

Stand Out Virtually Incubator

Submitted by: Jennifer Britton

New Emotional Intelligence Coaching Resources by EI Advantage
Submitted by: Janice Gair

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Group Mentor Coaching with Cathy Shaughnessy, MCC

A message from Cathy “I’ve personally provided over 375 hours of direct mentor coaching AND I still coach (over 5000 hours and counting), so I know the ropes. I’ll be showing you exactly how quickly you can ratchet your mastery of the ICF coaching competencies up a notch or two. Come join us for Mentor Groups! Earn 7 mentor coaching hours and 7 CCE's. You can also work with me to earn an additional 3 individual mentor coaching hours and 3 more CCE's.


Cathy Shaughnessy

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***Register by December 30th and save $300***

Are you and your clients stressed, overwhelmed and struggling? The Certified Resilience Coach Program (CRCP) is a 12-week blended program designed to teach you everything you need to know about how to cultivate resilience, ease, joy and vibrant well-being in yourself and your clients. Rooted in the latest evidence-based behaviour-change principles and lifestyle management best-practices, the CRCP addresses all the core competencies of resilience coaching within a single program experience. In this program you will:


Our clients rely on us to be strong, composed and focused. This program starts with you developing your own resilience, health and well-being.


You will learn resilience-coaching best practices and take on the role of a resilience coach for 8 weeks. Understanding how to create habit change in clients is key to becoming a masterful resilience coach.


The program includes a done-for-you resilience coaching system. It also allows you to earn: 36 International Coach Federation Continuing Education Credits: 20 core and 16 resource; a Certified Resilience Coach designation; and business opportunities.

***The next offering runs from January 30 to April 15, 2021 and includes three live web sessions taking place February 6, February 27 & April 10.

For program details including learning outcomes, dates and fees, and to register visit: https://www.leadershipwellness.ca/coaching-resilience

For more information contact rita@leadershipwellness.ca (416-471-0052)

Rita McDowall

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An Invitation to Participate in The Global Workplace Wellness Summit

In response to the global pandemic, the 2020 Global Workplace Wellness Summit will explore solutions to the current social issues and how they impact employee health and wellness at work and in life. You can attend presentations, interviews, and panel discussions on making workplaces a more wellness centered place.

Summit attendees are organizational leaders, decision makers, human resources professionals, coaches, consultants, and entrepreneurs.

The summit runs over 4 days and attendees can attend free or upgrade to access the recertification credits bonuses and recordings.

Summit Four Day Agenda - November 10 – 13, 2020

1. November 10th – Eradicating Systemic Racism at Work
2. November 11th – Mental Health Challenges and Solutions
3. November 12th – Revamping Workplace Wellness in Response to Covid-19
4. November 13th – Resilience, Self-care, and Leadership in Wellness

Register for free and attend the options of your choice. Upgrade to receive CCEU’s

Don’t miss this awesome opportunity to be part of the 2020 Global Workplace Wellness Summit and learn from more than 35 wellness speakers and experts in their field.

The summit is hosted by Joyce Odidison, MA. PCC. CTDP.

Joyce Odidison is the President and CEO of Interpersonal Wellness Services Inc. since 1997. She is a Conflict Analyst, Author, Entrepreneur, Certified coach, Interpersonal Wellness expert, and thought leader on enhancing relational well-being at work. Joyce consults as a senior trainer and coach with provincial and federal government departments in Canada and serves clients around the globe.

Register for the summit via this link: https://globalworkplacewellnesssummit.com/

Joyce Odidison

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Leadership Coach Training & a Coach Approach to Leadership

We are committed to creating inclusive spaces and advocating for equity in the world.


Coursework and virtual practicum make for a compact 4 to 6 month program of intense learning, and you gain a WABC™ credential. Follow on with Parts 2 and 3 and you complete our full ICF ACTP. (March 2021 start)

BCA is grounded in solid research and practical experience, including understanding how the brain works, change theory, positive psychology, conversation intelligence, and the context of leading in a complex, fast-changing world.

Learn more here, including Early Bird Pricing available now.


Part 2 is for more experienced coaches who want to up their game when coaching in the leadership context and are working towards professional designation or want ICF CCEs (20 hrs) for credential renewal. (March 2021 start)

Learn more here, including Early Bird Pricing available now.


For leaders in organizations who want to integrate a coaching approach into their way of leading. It is a virtually delivered, interactive program complete with:

  • A set of models and practical coaching tools
  • Plenty of skills practice with a focus on core conversation skills (listen, ask, say)
  • A comprehensive learning experience to enable you to rise to the challenge of practicing a coaching approach to leadership, remotely and in person

Bring this program in-house, customizing the rollout of the program’s 5 half-day modules according to what works best for your organization.

Contact us to learn more: 416-988-5115 or info@peopledynamicslearning.com

Dorothy Greenaway

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Virtual Mastermind groups for Coaches

Executive Coach Global invites you to join our newest virtual Mastermind groups for Coaches. This is a brain trust for coaches who want to strengthen friendships, make measurable progress towards my goals, increase your profitability, Problem solve confidentially with a professional peer group and continue to grow and be all you can be.

Benefits of a Mastermind Group

Being a member of a mastermind group will help you grow individually and professionally.

Mutual support working with peers that you can lean on when your goals have slowed down or if you are facing challenges

Differing perspectives different views from fellow mastermind participants will let you come up with new strategies for success.

Resources access to a different skillset, experience and create a powerful network of people.

Accountability having accountability partners to support your goals

Celebrate acknowledgement and celebrating your wins will increase your success and prosperity

All coaches are invited to complete an application to join one of the upcoming groups starting in January 2021

Contact Nance@executivecoachglobal.com for an application to join. Direct line 416-294-4667.

Nance MacLeod PCC, CEC

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Stand Out Virtually Incubator

Looking to translate your corporate offerings to the virtual or online space, and get clearer on how to communicate your offers in the current organizational arena?

Join Effective Virtual Conversations author, Jennifer Britton, for the seven-week Stand Out Virtually Incubator this fall.

A mix of micro-learning, group calls and 1-1 coaching, you’ll clarify and build out:

  • What your services can look like translated for the virtual space (including retreats, team sessions etc);
  • Your 360 view of who you can ideally serve in organizations;
  • Your business and marketing assets including proposals, slide decks;
  • Key components of your virtual delivery – including engagement strategies to avoid zoom fatigue AND boost memorability and impact.

This program is ideal for those who are wanting to learn, connect and take action in a highly interactive virtual group.

Details – Calls held on Mondays 1:30 – 3 pm ET October 19th to December 4th 2020
More details and registration at https://www.standoutvirtually.com/incubator.html
Questions? Contact Jennifer directly at 416.996.8326

Jennifer Britton

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New Emotional Intelligence Coaching Resources by EI Advantage

Wouldn’t it be nice to have a road map that allows you to identify key issues more quickly with your client; to go below the waterline?

Emotional Intelligence: Your Foundation for Success, explains why emotional intelligence is important. The volume outlines 45 exercises that have been proven to promote emotional skills. We hope you find this guide useful as a tool in your coaching practice to help your clients go below the waterline, and to more quickly adopt strategies that can put them on the path to positive growth. Learn more here.

Interested in EQ-i certification or learning more about us? Contact Janice at janice@eiadvantage.ca or visit www.eiadvantage.ca.

Janice Gair

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Submission Guidelines

ICF-Toronto Chapter Members (paid the $100 fee):
  • Limited to 1 free submission per month
  • Additional submissions $50/insertion
ICF-Toronto Guests:
  • Submission (up to 250 words with link to your site):  $100/insertion
Please note:
  • Submissions by ICF-Toronto Members will only be accepted for events they themselves are presenting.  All other events will be deemed to fall under the "Guest" category.
  • All listings are linked to our monthly e-bulletin that is published on the 15th of each month and emailed to all members (or next business day if the 15th falls on a weekend).
  • Maximum 250 words.
  • Submissions will be sent to mailto:kim@icftoronto.com in either plain text, HTML or Word doc format.
  • Payment must be received and processed by the deadline in order for the submission to be distributed.
  • Lead time:  All submissions must be received and paid for 8-10 business days before the publish date.
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