As the U.S. becomes more and more culturally diverse, the likelihood of being hired to coach an individual originally from another country, or a multicultural team, increases as well. Coaching someone from another culture can be a rich and rewarding experience. It can also present some unexpected challenges.
One of the most important skills to develop as a coach is the ability to meet the client wherever they are, to put aside preconceived notions and assumptions. Awareness of and embracing different cultural norms, values and perspectives can increase the trust a client grants a coach, while deepening the coaching relationship and its impact.
In this interactive course you will learn about the concept of Cultural Intelligence and how to expand your capacity to better serve your foreign-born individual clients and multicultural teams. Learn and practice tools and techniques to expand your coaching skills and range.
An international Executive Coach with more than three decades of experience in technology and leadership coaching and training, Tether Free Vision Founder, Marie Bankuti, specializes in helping leaders and teams bridge multicultural differences, so they can thrive in our global economy. Her work focuses on helping them develop Cultural Intelligence, build awareness, enhance communication, boost productivity and minimize conflict. Offering individual, group, and corporate coaching, Marie has worked with hundreds of individuals from more than a dozen countries. She is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC), Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) and a Project Management Professional (PMP), authorized to facilitate the Cultural Intelligence, Team Diagnostic™ and Leadership Circle Profile™ 360 Assessments. Her Coaching and Leadership training is through Coaches Training Institute and Team Coaching International, and her B.S. in Business Administration is from Emmanuel College. Marie is a member of the National Speakers Association (NSA), International Coach Federation (ICF), and Project Management Institute (PMI).
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