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HKICC COACHING SYMPOSIUM - TAKING A DEEP DIVE INTO THE SEA OF COACHING


Nicholas Wai, our President and Stanley Chiu, our VP External Affairs was recently interviewed by Insight Media.  They shared with us what’s really about coaching and how coaching can help people in their life, career and to be a better person.  It is a 3-min video and you would gain some insights from it.  Please enjoy!

 

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Coaching Will Overtake Consulting

It might take the full 10 years, but coaching will begin to rise in popularity over consulting. Aging demographics will demand a vast transfer of institutional, industry and professional wisdom. Consulting augments gaps in knowledge, but coaching emphasizes the transfer of wisdom. Smart young leaders will seek to learn, as talent becomes harder to "rent." - Jim Vaselopulos, Rafti Advisors, Inc.

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Rise Of The Automated Coach

They say, in real estate, success is based on location, location, location. Well, in coaching, we will be saying technology, technology, technology. Coaches will differentiate themselves in the future by connecting through platforms and being able to meet almost anywhere and anytime regardless of their physical location. Coaches will engage clients through micro-learning sessions, gamification and will add value by providing clients access to content beyond their counsel. - Brad Federman, F&H Solutions Group

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15 Trends That Will Redefine Executive Coaching In The Next Decade

Having an executive coach to help your professional career move forward makes perfect sense in today’s marketplace. Having someone who will push you and hold you accountable can make you strive for success and never become complacent.

However, as you look towards the future, the world of executive coaching may take on a new shape. There may be more automation or a stronger focus on mental status or the psychology aspect of your career. As the executive coaching industry continues to grow, so does the number of ways in which this niche is going to change in the not-so-distant future.

Below, 15 members of Forbes Coaches Council share the various ways they expect executive coaching to evolve in the next five to 10 years and the main trends to keep an eye out for in the industry.

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Interim President's Message April 2019



Dear members and friends,

I cannot believe it’s already April and the second quarter of 2019. We at HKICC has been taking on the challenges of creating a more relevant and sustainable community for you. I am happy to report that we have made encouraging progress and anticipating lots more to come.

 As President who serves the International Coaching Community in Hong Kong, I feel very strongly about the importance of having a strong and supportive community, as I and my fellow coaches would agree, that we would not be where we are without the support of each other, learning and having fun together, and most importantly the help we get when we face challenges, picking us up to do better all over again.
That’s why we started hosting the Coaches’ Roundtable in February this year for both experienced and novice coaches to share wisdom on a different coaching topic. We have also initiated a Coaching Lab from late March for new Cantonese speaking coaches to support them in their coaching journey. Last but not least, the very popular Let it Shine Series has been enhanced and will be brought back in May this year for those who have learned coaching skills and are looking to learn how to start their coaching careers and businesses.
There’s more:

  • The First HKICC Coaching Symposium “Deep Immersion into the Sea of Coaching” which will take place on April 27, 2019, will bring three wonderful speakers to share with you their coaching specialties.  This will take the place of both the monthly Coach Development for the month and the Spring party we announced earlier. Please see our separate email for details. We are looking for a number of volunteers to help us lead this event better so please contact Selina Wong at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We welcome and appreciate your participation. 
  • Riding on the success of our first Outreach programme for 2019, Stanley Chiu, VP of Public Relations, has secured a very worthwhile pro-bono coaching programme with the Golden Bauhinia Women Entrepreneur Association (GBWEA), coaching their members who mentor underprivileged female university students. We have just met for orientation on April 3. 
  • To better understand your needs so we may serve you better, we will be sending you a survey soliciting your input. Please look out for it and be generous with your suggestions. 
  • The HKICC Annual General Meeting (AGM) is scheduled for May 2019 and we are very excited about the special speaker we have invited. More details will be available soon. 
  • Further ahead, we are thrilled to be joining forces with the International Association of Facilitators (IAF) and the International Association of Coaching (IAC) in late October to bring you a facilitated dialogue regarding the future of learning and development including coaching.

Now a call for help: to effectively execute these activities, we need more hands than the board members and VPs who work tirelessly to build this community for you. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you can spare your time to help build the coaching community:

  • project volunteers for the symposium on April 27 (Sat)
  • membership liaison
  • social media and engagement
  • project management

Please join us in putting our initiatives to work for you, our members and community, learning and growing together.
 
Starting from this president message we would also like to showcase one of our board members or VPs every time. Our first feature will be on Elsa Tang, our Treasurer and much more:

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Message from the HKICC Committee


The Committee of HKICC wishes you a Year of Prosperity, Joy and Well-being!

 

Please watch out for more upcoming news about our activities and events this year.  We love to hear more from the members and the community how we can support you from the perspective of professional coaching development, enhancement of industry and practising standards, and the collaborations with the industry players, corporates and associates.

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5 steps that make Executive Coaching a performance tool (and not a luxury item)!

A recent conversation with a friend and senior HR leader brought me face to face with the (mis)perception of executive coaching. The upshot of the discussion was that Coaching doesn't fit in when the organisation is in the rough and tumble of business, trying to keep wheels turning. That coaching is like a reward, something that's done when the hard work is over and it’s time to kick back, relax and smell the roses!

This conversation took me back to a time not too long ago when I was part of a team tasked with diagnosing a business decline. To cut a long story short, the results of an otherwise healthy business unit had nose-dived and the debris told a story of CEOs inability to hold their team accountable and manage poor performance. This was surprising as much as it was disturbing. The appointment was part of an intricate succession plan and the person was known for their sharp intellect, business acumen and change skills.

The incident rang a number of alarm bells. Was our talent identification flawed? Are we looking at the right behaviours and in the right places for our leaders? What could we have done differently? More importantly, what can we do for this not to recur? The one that caught our eyes was a deep-seated belief that senior executive appointees were ready now and ‘fully developed’ for what they are stepping into. That they will learn on the job whatever 'soft' stuff the role threw at them. That 'development' was about preparing for future roles than enhancing performance in current ones.

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Building your inner coach | Brett Ledbetter | TEDxGatewayArch


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What is Coaching?


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Fortune Coach Limited - Self Development


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How Coaching Works


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Does your Self-Esteem get challenged in your relationship?

 

Self Esteem Within Families 

 

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Coaching for Coaches - Most Important Trait to Have as a Life Coach


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