Coaching to Improve Your Game
January 24, 2013: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Coaching is now a popular consulting service to effect both personal and professional change in areas of career advancement, leadership development, transition, wellness, and a slew of other topics. Attendees should expect to come away with a heightened awareness of why coaching should be included in everyone's personal and professional development toolbox.
450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago Booth has arranged with the AMC Theater-River East Self-Parking Garage for discounted parking at the following:
300 East Illinois Street (AMC Theater-River East Self Park Garage)
$6.00 after 3:00pm
Garage: Self Park Facility
Payment: Automated: at pay-stations by cash or credit card or upon exit pay by credit card only.
To receive discounted rate: Go to card validator at the first floor security desk of the Gleacher Center. The new system for the AMC Theater- River East Self Park Garage is automated: Insert your parking card in the validator and the new price will be automatically applied. You can also validate your parking ticket at any time between your arrival at and departure from the Gleacher Center. When you leave the lot, you will be charged for the lower $6.00 fee.
Detailed Directions to Garage:
Garage is located next to PJ Clarks and below the AMC Theater.
a) When traveling east on Illinois cross over Columbus and enter the Garage on the left (north) side of the street. b) If driving west on Grand (north of Theater), you can enter the garage ½ block before Columbus on the left (south) side of the street.
6:00 PM-6:30 PM: Arrival and Networking
6:30 PM-8:00 PM: Coaching Event
8:00 PM-9:00 PM: Networking
Howard Fox (Speaker)
Executive Coach, Fox Coaching, Inc.
Howard Fox has an executive coaching and consulting practice, Fox Coaching, Inc. He assists clients through their career transition / transformation and facilitates the client's discovery of new personal and professional possibilities. Howard is a career management coach at the Career Transitions Center (CTC) of Chicago, facilitates the CTC's DiSC, Emotional Intelligence, and LinkedIn workshops, and is currently developing a workshop for clients interested in improving their leadership development capabilities. He is also an Adjunct Faculty at the Adler School of Professional Psychology where he teaches Executive Coaching and Leadership.
Howard holds a MA in Organization Management & Development from Fielding Graduate U, and is also a graduate of Fielding's Accredited Coaching Training Program. He is a member of the International Coach Federation, the Association for Psychological Type International, the Institute for Social and Emotional Intelligence, and the Boss Whispering Institute. Howard also earned a Master of Public Administration from Wayne State University. Howard is a Pfeiffer Partner, distributor of the Leadership Practices Inventory, and a distributor for Inscape, publisher of the Everything DiSC family of assessments.
At this informational and experiential Booth Consulting Roundtable event, attendees will:
• Be introduced to the circumstances by which individuals would benefit from working with a coach.
• Hear about what drives people to choose coaching as a profession.
• Learn how a knowledge-based approach to coaching is used to assist clients.
• Participate in an exercise to discover and leverage interpersonal communication preferences.
• Observe an impromptu coaching session to see how listening, questions, and coaching tools are used to assist clients.
Attendees should expect to come away with a heightened awareness of why coaching should be included in everyone's personal and professional development toolbox.
ATTENTION! We're also looking for volunteers to participate in our live coaching demonstration. If you'd like some coaching in career advancement, leadership development, or transition and can participate in a 10 to 15 minute coaching session with our speaker, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your information, the coaching area you'd like to discuss, and your resume.