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8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
ICF Singapore Members: Free (Please log in to register for the webinar)
CCEUs: 1.5 (Core Competencies 1, Resource Development 0.5)

If every leader had an Evolutionary Coach, if every leader was an Evolutionary Coach, everyworkplace would be the best possible place to work.

Evolutionary coaching is different from other coaching because of the values-based approach within a new psychological framework. We grow in stages of psychological development, we operate at levels of consciousness and we live inside cultural world views. Primary motivations tell you what stage of psychological development you have reached. Secondary motivations tell you what is blocking you, what conscious and subconscious unmet needs you have and how they hold you back from finding your purpose and living your potential.Evolutionary Coaching is about human emergence, about the impact of basic/growth needs dynamics on personal growth and mastering your life.

Learning Outcome: 

  1. What prevents people from growing and evolving.
  2. How people can transform their limiting beliefs that are holding them back.
  3. How people can fluorish and realise their potential.
  4. Where are you in your personal transformation journey.

About the speaker:

Patrik_SomersPatrik Somers Stephenson,
Executive Coach, Education and Training Consultant and Facilitator of Personal Transformation.

He is creator and facilitator of the Barrett Values Centre accredited personal mastery class, Evolutionary Coaching. As a highly experienced coach, facilitator & values consultant, he brings his depth of experience in the eld of education to his work as a CTT Practitioner Consultant, CTT Foundation & Practitioner Trainer, Evolutionary Coaching Facilitator, Neurocognitivism Coach, Lego Serious Play Facilitator and Non-Violent Communication Counsellor.

Patrik was a teacher, head of pastoral care and advisor of values-based education in schools, educational bodies and non-profit organizations for 30+ years in Belgium, taking occasional secondments to work with values in the wider community, including the National Values Assessment for Belgium in 2009-10. During his teaching years, he was the bereavement and crisis management advisor to schools in Flanders. He also has decades worth of experience with constellation work (Hellinger), family contextual therapy (Nagy) and bereavement counselling.

His publications include:

A World Book of Values (2014, also in Dutch as Het boek der waarden).
Translator of ‘Evolutionary Coaching’ into Dutch: ‘Evolutionair coachen’ (2017).
Author of several books on loss, grief and bereavement (mainly in Dutch, including Woorden van Troost, Rouw-dagboek, Sterrenkind, Gebroken Wit).

Event Date Wednesday, 03 October 2018
Event End Date Wednesday, 03 October 2018
Individual Price 10.00

ICF Singapore Members: Free (Please log in to register for the webinar)
CCEUs: 1.5 (Core Competencies - 0.75, Resource Development - 0.75

Our fast and furious VUCA world invalidated leadership as we knew it in the past decades. To gain further competitiveness and agility, organizations now crucially need to embed in their leaders the beliefs and behaviours that will change the game in their business and enhance engagement, creativity, accountability and collaboration among all stakeholders. Along his thought-provoking and experiential session, Jean-Francois Cousin will draw from his experience as a global coach and former executive as well as from recent corporate surveys and ICF latest research, to demonstrate why and how coaching sustains the success of the world's most admired companies, and how coaches can up their game to serve at their best. He will

  • illustrate which kind leadership organizations need to thrive in a VUCA world
  • how masterful coaching enables it
  • what the game-changing ripple-effects of coaching in organizations are
  • which results companies who truly embedded a coaching culture are getting
  • how we need to ‘be’ as coaches and leaders to enhance engagement, creativity, accountability, agility and collaboration with all stakeholders.

Learning Outcome: 

  1. How masterful coaching enables the kind leadership organizations need to thrive in a VUCA world
  2. how masterful coaching enables it
  3. The game-changing ripple-effects of coaching in organizations
  4. Which results companies who truly embedded a coaching culture are getting
  5. How we need to ‘be’ as coaches and leaders to enhance engagement, creativity, accountability, agility and collaboration with all stakeholders

About the speaker:

Patrick WilliamsJean-François Cousin, MCC

He is a global executive coach and speaker since 2006 and previously served in senior leadership positions in Europe and Asia for a multinational company ( ).

He has coached over 800 executives and works with many of the world's most admired global companies. Jean-François is passionate about how leaders and companies can evolve their game to succeed in a business environment marked by increasing volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. He co-authored two books and wrote ‘Game Changers at the Circus’ about unleashing greatness in organizations in a VUCA world.

Jean-François is serving as Treasurer and Secretary of the ICF Global Board of Directors in 2018.

Event Date Wednesday, 26 September 2018
Event End Date Wednesday, 26 September 2018
Cut off date Tuesday, 25 September 2018
Individual Price 10.00

730pm to 8pm: Networking
8pm to 930pm: Program
CCEUs: 1.5 (Resource Development 1.5)

As a professional coach , you can invoke a positive audience perception of your expertise , skills and capabilities by capitalising on your behaviour , your manner of speech and even your appearance .

By learning and mastering certain special visual techniques and effective speech strategies , you can then better connect with the people you meet everyday , motivate them and even persuade them to buy your ideas as their own ;

Come and Learn :
1. What it takes to be uniquely you and market your appearance with ease ;
2. Must avoid the mistakes most speakers commit in public ;
3. Plus the key actions you can take right away to create the maximum impact as a professional coach


Jill Lowe

Assessor for Masters in Image Consulting and International Director for Federation of Image Professional International, UK London. In 1984, Jill commenced her enterprising career.

An American Platinum Award winner for outstanding work in US and a highly sought-after trainer and speaker for major universities in Singapore and across Asia, she is also familiar to government link companies and major MNCs as a guest speaker. Training and coaching diverse groups in diverse roles from directors, senior managers and executives. She was the first Asian pioneer who developed syllabus in professional image training for corporations and educational institutions to improve the human capital perspective in managing corporate brand image.

In the media, she has been featured and broadcasted on Channel News Asia, CNBC, Asian Wall Street Journal, Straits Times and many more, for all her successful accomplishments across her three-decade long international career. Her image training and fashion experience led to the publishing of French fashion magazine L’Officiel as well as first ever children book on Dressing Smart for Boys and Girls that was eventually brought back by popular demand.

Jill Lowe founded Jill Lowe Group which comprised of manufacturing laboratory that produces beauty and wellness products and providing workforce training to serve beginning to end-user customers in the market. Today, she is here to serve you!

Event Date Monday, 24 September 2018
Event End Date Monday, 24 September 2018
Individual Price 35.00

COP: Parent Coaching-Finding our unique Parenting Solutions

Coaching for Parenting is a Community of Practice support group designed for coaches seeking to bring coach-like approach into their relationship with children and themselves as parents.

The demands of juggling personal, professional and family obligations combined with an increase in social isolation and expectations, have led to a need for greater support for parents. Often stock answers offered by many parenting programs feel inadequate to really shift the dynamics at home.

What if there was a way to communicate to our children without the need to ‘control’? What if there was a way to inspire responsibility in children from within? What if there was a way for parents to reprogram our own minds at a deep level so that the way we think of our children and parenting shifts from within?

Coaching for Parenting aims to explore these questions with a heartfelt aim to create greater peace, freedom, and choices for families, and to truly clarify and live through shared family values and goals.

Join us to be a part of a support group where we can develop our parenting through a structured coach-like approach. This CoP is facilitated by Halbert & Avni, who will draw upon their personal experience as parents and coaches, to create a safe environment of learning and mutual support. The first session aims to share:

  • the purpose, expectations and agreements for participation
  • the approach and road-map of Coaching for Parenting CoP
  • and understand your vision of parenting and answer your questions

We look forward to meeting you to engage in a deep learning journey! 

About Facilitators

Halbert LouisHalbert Louis
B.Eng (NTU), Ms in Counselling (Monash U), Associate Certified Coach ACC, Triple P certified Parenting Practitioner, Director & Trainer of Connect Consultancy & Training.

 Halbert is the Founder & Director of his own company, Connect Consultancy & Training (CCT). As an approved service provider of parenting workshops with Singapore’s Ministry of Social & Family (MSF), CCT has conducted numerous parenting workshops in both primary and secondary schools all over Singapore in the past 5 years. CCT also conducts an evidence-based parenting program called “Positive Parenting Program” with dozens of schools in Singapore. Apart from that Halbert has also conducted corporate mental wellness programs such as Stress Management with numerous clients.

He is also a registered counsellor with SAC and provides both counselling and coaching services mainly on marriage & parenting issues. He has been married for 26 years to Ms Bong Louis and have 2 daughters, Rachel, 24 and Renee, 22.


Avni MartinAvni Martin
BSc, Professional Certified Coach PCC, Coach Trainer, Facilitator, Head of ICF Science & Research of Coaching Committee

Avni is the founder of Martin CCS, which provides coach training programs and customised workshops to empower excellence in individuals and teams. Prior to that she worked in Corporate Leadership Development, Change Management and HR Consultancy.

As the Head of Coaching Science & Research Committee and Executive Committee Member of ICF Singapore Chapter, Avni is passionate about research and leads two pioneering projects that advance the awareness, excellence and advancement of coaching in the industry and community.

Being married with 3 children, Avni strongly believes in educating and sharing coaching skills with families. Previously Avni has designed and delivered, workshops for parents and children ranging from 9-21 years old.

Event Date Thursday, 06 September 2018
Event End Date Thursday, 06 September 2018
Individual Price 10.00

7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
ICF Singapore Members: Free (Please log in to register for the webinar)
CCEUs: 1.5 (core competencies - 0.75, resource development - 0.75)

Have you ever realised that no matter how many skills and how much knowledge we acquire as coaches, unless something shifts from within, nothing really changes permanently? What exactly is it that needs to shift from within to allow us to become excellent coaches? This session creates an inner awareness of the aspects of our being, with a special focus on optimising our energy and managing our minds

During this experiential session, Atika will offer us the opportunity to understand the importance and the power of the breath in mastering our minds, and to create a strong coaching presence which is a fundamental pre-requisite for a good coaching conversation. We will also co-create ideas for impactful practices and daily rituals that can lead us forward in the journey of mastering our mind, in service of creating positive transformation for our coaching clients.

This is an inaugural session, coming from the unique lens of a non-coach practitioner, that will help us as coaches to leverage our inner resources and learn useful tips to enhance coaching outcomes.

Learning Outcome: 

  1. Learn ways to optimise our Energy
  2. Understand the importance of Breath to Master our Mind
  3. Tips for Daily Practices that can enhance our overall Presence for Coaching Excellence


About the speaker:

Atika DhandhiaAtika Dhandhia,
International Faculty, Art of Living Foundation, and Image & Wellness Consultant

Atika serves as an international faculty member and Director Training for the Art of Living Foundation, one of the biggest NGO’s focused on humanitarian work spanning more 155 countries. In her work with them, Atika has transformed the lives of tens of thousands of people all over the world through mindfulness and wellness techniques. She has taught and trained in more than 50+ countries. She also works with individuals to equip them with a holistic approach to manage their overall image for both their personal and professional success. Atika is a Board Member of the Image Management Professional Association, India (IMPA) since 2012. She also serves as a Board Member of the Ministry of Ayush (Health and Wellness), Government of India, driving initiatives to promote wellness across India. Atika is based in Delhi and works across India, Europe and Asia Pacific.

Event Date Wednesday, 05 September 2018
Event End Date Wednesday, 05 September 2018
Cut off date Tuesday, 04 September 2018
Individual Price 10.00

Topic: Mastery Monday - Exciting Workshop on ICF's "PCC Markers"
Individual Price: $35 (for non-members)
ICF Singapore Members: $25
Only open to ICF coaches and members

Venue: WorkCentral, "The Reading Room" 190 Clemenceau Avenue, #06-01, Singapore Shopping Centre, 239924.

The 'PCC Markers' as assessment markers are the indicators that an assessor is trained to listen for to determine which ICF Core Competencies are in evidence in a recorded coaching conversation, and to what extent. While the markers are the behaviors that should be exhibited in a coaching conversation at the Professional Certified Coach (PCC) level, it is useful for ACCs and MCCs to get familiar with these Markers, as the Markers are the foundation for assessment at all 3 levels.

In this  90 minute workshop, you will experience

  • an introduction to the PCC markers
  • a real, LIVE Coaching session delivered by a PCC 
  • group discussion and debrief of the Markers in action

This workshop is for

  • Aspiring PCCs
  • Aspiring MCCs
  • Newly minted ACCs who are keen to progress to their next level

This workshop is only open to ICF members and ICF coaches (alumni of ACSTH/ACTPs and practitioners of ICF's Core Competencies). This is to ensure quality discussions of the Core Competencies. You will be invited to actively observe, discuss and learn, so bring your most curious and open learner self. 

To facilitate a safe coaching space, this workshop is only limited to 15 seats. Reserve now to avoid disappointment. 

Kindly ensure attendance to avoid someone else missing this opportunity. 

If you have further questions about this event, or would like to submit a query you'd like addressed in the workshop, please email

About the Speaker:

Lin Tan has over 14 years experience in Coaching and is 1 of 7 Master Certified Coaches in Singapore. Coaching since 2004 and certified with the International Coach Federation since 2006, she brings over 4,000 hours of coaching experience into her work with organization and individuals.  

As a registered mentor coach with the ICF, Lin has trained and mentored since 2006 close to 300 Coaches from all over the world in coaching skill sets, and helped over 60 of them achieve their professional certifications. She spearheaded one of the very first ACTPs established in Singapore back in 2010, and is currently the Director of Training of a regional school that offers Coach certification courses (ACSTH) in Singapore and China. She is a finalist of the ICF Young Leader's Award 2018 in recognition of her contributions to the Coaching scene. 

Lin is a member of the ICF Singapore Chapter Executive Committee and leads the Credentialing initiatives to support Singapore Coaches in achieving their professional certifications. She is currently undergoing intensive assessor training on the ICF PCC Markers.

Event Date Monday, 03 September 2018
Event End Date Monday, 03 September 2018
Individual Price 35.00

730pm to 8pm: Networking
8pm to 930pm: Program
0.75h Core Competencies
0.75h Resource Development

Why are frogs so happy?

Because they eat whatever bugs them.  Laughing brings physical, mental, emotional and productivity benefits. Companies in Hong Kong recognize this, and have hired giggle specialists to tackle grumblings about high-stress work environments, including HSBC, Citibank, the Hospital Authority and even the Hong Kong Police ( 

Studies have also shown that laughter allows blood to pump harder through the body, helping a culture of hearty, happy and hardworking employees! 

This program helps you to recognize what is stealing your joy, and to reframe circumstances to boost creativity, productivity, and overall fulfillment. Our giggle coach will show you how to produce a more nurturing and satisfying work environment using the weapon of laughter. 

Benefits of becoming happier

  • Laugh to gain perspective: laughter increases mental health, gives you a positive outlook on life, and increases emotional resilience
  • Cope with fatigue and negative feelings: have enough emotional strength to do what you love, by increasing health-enhancing hormones and reducing stress-inducing ones through laughter
  • Bond with colleagues through contagious laughter and create synergy
  • Practice habits that help you to improve your health, and increase happiness and life satisfaction
  • Enable a fun and creative culture with laughter 

What are the learning outcomes from the session?

  • Discover how to create a whole new world of opportunities using simple processes to laugh and establish relationships
  • Learn how to use four natural elements to re-invigorate yourself
  • Practice a set of mental exercises to help you cope with negative experiences and unpleasant memories
  • Learn to increase your happiness at work and in your relationships through a set of time-tested strategies
  • Get access to a daily routine happy people practice that helps them become extremely successful
  • Get involved in a set of high-energy laughter therapy exercises that will instantly improve your mood and boost your creativity

Speaker Profile:  

Santhanaram Jayaram

Laughter Coach & Comedian

MBA in International Business 

Appeared on National TV, Radio & Print.

Qualified for the Million Dollar Round Table in 2005, 2006 & 2007 in sales of financial instruments

Author of “Ram up your Laughter” & “Engage Communicate & Succeed”

Ram has conceptualized a program “C.O.D.E.W.O.R.D for success”.

Lead Actor of a Local Singapore Movie - Kallang Roar and starring in over 50 over productions from TV commercials, Advertisements, TV 
Sitcoms, Hosting, and Interactive Training Programs.

Master Neuro-Linguistic Psychology (MNLP) Practitioner  as awarded by the American Board of Neuro-Linguistic Psychology. Achieving numerous speaking awards and the Outstanding Individual Suggestions Award in the Public sector, Ram, with a diverse industry experience, injects creativity and humor to his workshops thru simple pointers and illustrations Accredited in Enneagram Profiling (Dr J.Wagner,Dr Ginger)

Event Date Monday, 27 August 2018
Event End Date Monday, 27 August 2018
Individual Price 35.00