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Embark on a Transformative Journey with "The Foundations of Human-Centred Coaching" Course! Are you ready to redefine leadership & coaching in a way that resonates with the core of every individual? Join us & delve deep into the art & science of human-centred coaching.

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Sydney - Foundations of Human-Centred Coaching®
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Embark on a Transformative Journey with "The Foundations of Human-Centred Coaching" Course

Join us for an exciting in-person event where we dive deep into the coaching world! Discover the power of being a human-centred coach and learn how to bring empathy, compassion, and understanding to your coaching practice. Our expert speakers will share their insights and experiences, giving practical tips and strategies to enhance your coaching skills. Connect with like-minded individuals, share stories, and build a supportive community of coaches. Don't miss this opportunity to expand your knowledge and take your coaching to the next level!

Over three content-rich, interactive and informative days, you will gain an insight into the art and science of Human-Centred Coaching. Based on our Human-Centred Coaching Certification program, this Foundations of Human-Centred Coaching Course will provide you with the knowledge, tools, skills and insight to apply a human-centred approach to your coaching conversations. 

Unlocking Potential with Human-Centred Coaching®

At the core of every thriving organisation is its people – the heartbeat that fuels innovation, collaboration, and success; however, all too often, the bustling dynamics of today's workplace and the relentless chase for numbers and efficiency often overshadow the most critical component of success: the human element. Imagine a workplace where every individual is seen not just as a cog in the machine but as a vibrant, multifaceted human being. This is the essence of Human-Centred Coaching®.

In the fast-paced and demanding business world, the key to sustainable high performance lies not just in processes and strategies but in recognising and nurturing the human element at the heart of every organisation. Human-Centred Coaching® is a pioneering approach that redefines professional development by placing people at its core.

At Insync Workplace Solutions, we understand that true excellence in the workplace is a blend of physical well-being, mental agility, emotional intelligence, and professional skills. "The Human-Centred Coach" is not about abstract concepts or life coaching; it's a practical, evidence-based methodology tailored to the modern professional environment.

Developed by Deanne Boules, Founder and Chief Enabling Officer, InSync Workplace Solutions and author of 'The Human-Centred Coach, Empowering Leaders, Inspiring Change, A human-centred approach to high performance', this approach integrates the latest in neuroscience, behavioural psychology, and performance management. It goes beyond traditional coaching models, which often focus narrowly on skills and outcomes, offering a more holistic approach that considers the full spectrum of an individual's professional and personal dimensions.

With Human-Centred Coaching®, we address the whole person. It's about understanding that an individual's performance is influenced by a variety of factors – from their psychological state to their interpersonal relationships. This methodology empowers individuals to achieve their professional goals and navigate the complexities of the modern workplace with resilience and adaptability.

This approach is designed for leaders, executives, and professionals who seek to excel in their roles while maintaining a healthy balance and well-being. It's for those who recognise that to lead effectively, one must first understand and lead oneself holistically.

Human-Centred Coaching® is more than just a professional development program; it's a commitment to nurturing the multifaceted aspects of being human in a business context. Join us in exploring this transformative approach, where professional growth and personal well-being converge to unlock true potential and drive exceptional performance.

What challenges does Human-Centred Coaching aim to address? 

Human-centred coaching aims to address several critical challenges in the realms of personal and professional development, leadership, and organisational performance. Including, but not limited to:

  1. Disengagement and Lack of Motivation: Traditional coaching methods can sometimes fail to engage individuals on a deeper level. We fail to recognise that as Human Beings, we are complex creatures; we have emotions and lives outside of work that can impact our work performance. Human-centred coaching seeks to remedy this by adopting a holistic approach, considering the 'whole' person (physical and psychological well-being) and focusing on the individual's values, beliefs, and intrinsic motivations, leading to enhanced engagement and productivity.
  2. One-Size-Fits-All Approach: Many coaching models apply the same techniques to all individuals, disregarding their unique backgrounds, learning styles, and needs. Human-centred coaching tailors its approach to the individual, acknowledging and embracing diversity, including neurodiversity.
  3. Low Retention and High Turnover: Employees often leave organisations where they feel undervalued, misunderstood or can not bring their whole authentic selves to their work. Human-centred coaching can enhance job satisfaction and retention by focusing on individuals' needs and fostering an inclusive environment.
  4. Inadequate Leadership Development: Traditional leadership development may not adequately prepare leaders for the complexities of managing diverse, dynamic teams. Human-centred coaching equips leaders with the empathy, communication skills, and emotional intelligence necessary for modern leadership.
  5. Resistance to Change: Organisational change can be met with resistance if not managed effectively. Human-centred coaching helps individuals navigate change by addressing their concerns and fostering a culture of adaptability and resilience.
  6. Lack of Psychological Safety: Without psychological safety, team members may not feel comfortable sharing ideas or voicing concerns. Human-centred coaching creates environments where individuals feel safe and valued, promoting innovation and collaboration.
  7. Ineffective Communication: Poor communication can lead to misunderstandings, conflict, and reduced team cohesion. Human-centred coaching emphasises active listening, clear articulation, and empathetic dialogue to improve communication.
  8. Performance Measurement: Traditional performance metrics may not fully capture an individual's contributions—human-centred coaching advocates for holistic performance metrics that reflect personal growth, collaboration, and other qualitative factors.
  9. Stress and Burnout: The pressures of the modern workplace can lead to stress and burnout. Human-centred coaching focuses on well-being, work-life balance, and stress management techniques to promote sustainable high performance.

By addressing these issues, human-centred coaching enhances individual well-being and development and drives organisational success by building more cohesive, adaptable, and high-performing teams.

What You Will Learn:

Delivered in a brain-friendly, inclusive way, you will experience three days of experiential learning that will educate, enable, and empower you to engage with your people in a more human-centred way.

"Unlock the Power of Human-Centred Coaching to Enhance your Leadership and Engagement"

Day 1: Laying the Foundations: Understanding the Human in Leadership: 

  • Session 1: Introduction to Human-Centred Coaching:  Embrace the journey with our interactive icebreakers using the Emotional Culture Deck. Dive into the rich history and profound significance of human-centred coaching® and begin understanding the intricate tapestry of the human element in leadership.
  • Session 2: The Pillars of Human-Centred Coaching: Delve into the core principles that make human-centred coaching unique and a game changer in leadership and coaching. 
  • Session 3: Building Trust and Psychological Safety: Explore the critical role of trust and psychological safety in effective coaching and learn proven strategies to create a safe and trusting coaching environment.
  • Session 4: Embracing Diversity and Inclusivity in Coaching: Understand the power of diversity (including neurodiversity) in the coaching relationship and how to adapt your techniques to diverse needs

Day 2: Mastering in Action:

  • Session 5: Mastering Human-Centred Communication: Master the art of human-centred communication with effective listening techniques and active listening exercises. Learn the nuanced role of feedforward in human-centred coaching.
  • Session 6: Overcoming Common Challenges: Tackle the challenges in human-centred coaching® head-on with group problem-solving and case study analysis, enhancing your resilience as a coach.
  • Session 7: Tools and Techniques for Human-Centred Coaching®: Get hands-on with practical tools and methodologies, applying them in coaching scenarios to transform how you coach.

Day 3: Sustaining and Growing Coaching and Leadership Excellence:

  • Session 8: Nurturing High Performance: Develop long-term strategies for sustaining high performance for yourself and your team with an action planning workshop, ensuring lasting impact in your coaching endeavours.
  • Session 9: The Future of Coaching: Take a look into the future with discussions on emerging trends and how to stay ahead in the ever-evolving coaching landscape.
  • Session 10: Personal Growth as a Human-Centred Coach: Reflect on your growth and map out a continuous self-improvement plan for ongoing development as a human-centred coach. 
  • Session 11: Course Wrap-Up and Certification: Review the key takeaways and receive your certificate of completion. And whilst this is the completion of this program, you are not on your own. Post-course, you will receive ongoing support through our coaching community. 

Why Choose This Course?

  • Experiential Learning: Engage in practical, real-world scenarios that bring human-centred coaching concepts to life.
  • Expert Facilitation: Learn from seasoned coaches with extensive experience in human-centred methodologies.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with like-minded people and build a community of forward-thinking professionals.
  • Post-Course Support: Access resources and ongoing support to continue your development.

Reserve Your Spot! Join us for this transformative experience and become the human-centred coach you aspire to be. Spaces are limited – reserve your spot today and start your journey towards unlocking potential and building high performance with a human touch.

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