Oulu ‘Unlocking Potential’, the latest live online from the Xenonex External Coaching Network (XECN), took place yesterday morning.
The event, described as a ‘wonderful and thought-provoking’ by one delegate, was attended by freelance coaches from a variety of backgrounds and sectors and the response and contribution from all attendees was overwhelming.
The morning kicked off with an extremely useful presentation from Jenny Ainsworth, who has worked on almost every continent across the globe as an event speaker. Jenny provided many practical tips throughout her sessions regarding how independent coaches can use their ‘uniqueness’ to standout in an ever increasingly crowded marketplace.
Paula from @HazonConsulting tweeted that her number 1 takeaway was ‘be your unique authentic self (and maybe stop stalking competitors as you are fabulous in your own right!)’
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After a quick 15-minute break to grab a cup of tea, Fidence Consulting’s Kelen Beauchamp stepped up to the plate to share some of her favourite key elements of ‘self-leadership’ with the group including how to manage your mindset and goal setting.
She also invited attendees to explore their relationship and impact to coaching using the MURAL tool which made for a particularly interactive and reflective session.
A key takeaway from Kelen’s session was the importance to set SMART goals for life in general rather than just in the work environment.
Shalini Sequeira concluded the morning with powerful and thought-provoking session – ‘So How Inclusive is Coaching, Really?’ Shalini reflected on her own experience of the coaching profession in the UK as a non-white woman, shared ideas and generated discussion regarding how inclusivity could be improved and backed up the session with some extraordinary statistics. These included ‘There are no black executives in the top 3 roles of the UK’s FTSE 100 firms this year for the first time since 2014’ and that ‘BAME people hold just 4.6% of UK’s most powerful roles’ despite representing almost 15% of the population.
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