June Dinner Meeting
Deepening Awareness: Mindfulness Practices for Coaching
by Marjorie R. Johnson, LCSW, PCC
June 20, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Inn at Villanova
The coaching process is often described in part as “dancing in the moment.” This dance requires that both coach and client are able to be fully in the moment - aware of distracting thoughts, emotions, perceptions and situations and choosing again to focus on what is occurring in the coaching session.
Join Marjorie Johnson, LCSW, PCC seasoned Coach and Meditation Teacher as she shares how to integrate Mindfulness Practices into coaching. We’ll discuss how Mindfulness can enhance the coaching conversation through relaxation, awareness, deep listening and learning.
As a result of this experiential presentation you will:
- Gain a clear understanding of what Mindfulness Meditation is, it’s benefits and applications for coaching
- Learn and practice simple mindfulness- based exercises to use in your personal life and your professional presence
- Understand how practical applications of mindfulness benefit your and your client’s experience in coaching
Core competencies covered include:
#4 Coaching Presence
#5 Active Listening
#8 Creating Awareness
About our Speaker
Marjorie, President of Ascend Consulting, provides Executive and Career Coaching, Training and Personal Consultation. She empowers individuals and organizations to improve leadership, communication, team functioning and work-life balance and coaches executives to communicate skillfully, and lead with Mindful presence.
A certified resilience coach, she is skilled in teaching and integrating emotional intelligence and Mindfulness into her coaching and training programs. Her background in human behavior enables a deep understanding of the individual and group dynamics that drive performance.
She is a dynamic, trainer and motivational speaker in a variety of industries and non- profits on topics including leadership development and “conversational intelligence.”
Marjorie is an ICF-certified coach at the PCC level and is a Past President of the Philadelphia chapter of the International Coach Federation. She has coached for Villanova University’s Executive MBA program and been adjunct professor for Rosemont College’s Grad School of Counseling psychology. Marjorie is an executive coach for Career Concepts International. Marjorie is a member of the Chester County Human Resources Association and was 2011 “Small Business Person of the Year” by the Exton Region Chamber of Commerce.