Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

During Australasian Coach Week (24 to 29 May), the Queensland Chapter of the International Coach Federation Australasia (ICFA) will learn how to use behavioural profiling to enhance their Coaching Services. Events are being held in Brisbane and also at Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast. CoachWeek is not just for Coaches. This year’s theme is Inspiring Resilience in individuals, workplaces and communities.

Everyone is welcome and encouraged to join in the CoachWeek events throughout Australia and New Zealand.

Extended DISC expert Sharon Hudson of Talent Tools will demonstrate the new Extended DISC Reports specifically for Coaches and their Clients. For the first time a Coach can now receive a report tailored to their professional needs and provide their client with a report and workbook based on the their profile.

"Coaches have been using behavioural and personality profiling for many years, and Extended DISC, which is one of the newer instruments available, being just 16 years old, is the tool of choice for Coaches worldwide,” Ms Hudson said “This is partly due to the accuracy and dependability of the results which are achieved through its high validation standards. However, Coaches and their clients enjoy how easy it is to administer and how easy it is to understand.
“Maybe it is the action focus of the reports, with its tips and suggestions to make positive change that makes it so popular,” says Sharon. The new two report format is sure to be a welcome addition to the Coaches’ toolkit.

Ms Hudson has a background in human resource management, organisational development and adult education. She holds academic qualifications at undergraduate and post-graduate levels in Adult Education, Management Psychology, Business Management and Human Resources. She has been a Master Trainer for Extended DISC for 6 years, working throughout Australasia.

Sharon is one of the organisers of CoachWeek in Queensland and adds: "In this time of continuous social change, CoachWeek provides an exciting opportunity for coaches, related professionals and members of the community to be involved in thought provoking activities."

Sharon can be contacted at [email protected] or on 07 3103 0177.

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International Coach Federation Australasia Coach Week

International Coach Federation Australasia (ICFA) Coach Week is an annual weeklong celebration of the coaching profession, this year to be held during the week 24 to 29 May.

Originally founded in 1999 by ICF member Jerri N. Udelson, MCC, Coach Week is a designated time each year for coaches and clients to educate the general public about the value of working with a professional coach and to acknowledge the results and progress made through the coaching process.

During this extended commemoration, coaches around the world offer a variety of activities and pro bono services in their local communities to share what coaching has the ability to do.

Ten local areas around Australia and New Zealand will be holding events and activities to celebrate Coach Week commencing 24 May 2010.
Sharon Hudson
P: 07 3103 0177
W: www.icfaustralasia.com/CoachWeek.php

ICF Australasia

ICF Australasia currently represents more than 1500 members throughout Australia and New Zealand. Local Areas hold regular meetings in the capital cities in Australia and in Auckland, Wellington and Canterbury in New Zealand.

ICF Australasia is committed to encouraging high professional standards of ethics and conduct by its members by developing and promoting an industry wide Code of Professional Standards and a universally accepted Accreditation process. This preserves the integrity of coaching through internationally credible and ethical self-regulation.


Coach Week, Sharon Hudson, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Queensland, International Coach Federation Australasia (ICFA)



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