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November Monthly Meeting 4:30 PM Until 6:30 PM / Networking following

Monday, November 11, 2019, 4:30 PM until 6:30 PM
Ashland Univeristy - Columbus Center
Room 107
1900 E Dublin Granville Rd
Columbus, OH  43229
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Topic: Applying A Developmental Lens to Coaching
Speaker:  Barbara Braham, Ph.D.
CEU:  1.25

4:15 pm - Doors open
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm - Meeting
6:30 pm - Networking


Topic Outline

  • Introduce five stages of development
  • Identify what types of tools are useful with each stage and when a tool is not a good fit for the client developmentally
  • Explore what it means to “meet your client where they are” using a developmental perspective

Core Competencies:

  • Creating Trust and Intimacy
  • Active Listening
  • Designing Actions


Participants will be able to:

  • Listen for five distinct stages of development
  • Identify which coaching skills are most useful to clients at each stage
  • Meet their clients where they are developmentally

 Bio Barbara Braham, Ph.D., MCC Executive Leadership Coach 

Barbara Braham, an Executive Leadership Coach and organizational development consultant, has been coaching leaders for over two decades. She takes a developmental approach to her coaching, supporting clients to build capacity to effectively meet the demands they face. Her style is a unique blend of clarity and curiosity, wisdom and practicality. She is an adjunct faculty member in the Georgetown University Coaching Certificate Program and coaches in Notre Dame’s Executive Integral MBA program using The Leadership Circle 360. She is the author of eleven books including Finding Your Purpose which has been translated into seven languages.

Educational Background

Barbara holds a Masters degree in Clinical Social Work from the University of Kansas and a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from Union Institute and University. She has done postgraduate work with Dr. Susanne Cook-Greuter in the field of adult development since 2005. She is certified to both score and debrief the MAP assessment, and has taught an 18-month course to an international cohort on how to score the MAP with Dr. Cook-Greuter. Barbara also teaches courses on adult development to both leaders and coaches.


Barbara has earned the highest designation of the International Coach Federation, Master Certified Coach (MCC). She is also certified in a number of assessment tools including the Hogan Suite, MyersBriggs Type Indicator, Denison 360, Lominger Leadership Architect, The Leadership Circle Profile 360, the Maturity Assessment Profile (MAP) and the Thomas Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument. 

Coaching Experience

Barbara works with clients across the United States, in Canada and Brazil. She is typically engaged to work with high potential leaders, leaders who have assumed a new position and are in transition, leaders who need to build developmental capacity to meet the demands of their current role and leaders at risk for derailment. Her clients usually hold positions at the Director level or above in not-forprofits, government, associations, higher education and corporations. Some of her clients include: AEP, American Heart Association, Bon Secours, Catholic Health Initiatives, Cinmar, Columbus Regional Airport Authority, EWI, The Hershey Company, Lockheed Martin Corporation, MITRE, Nationwide Insurance, Ohio Supreme Court, O-I, Penske and The Ohio State University. 

Contact Information

Telephone: 614/291.0155

*Registrants agree to the ICF Columbus Charter Chapter photography release unless they have otherwise notified the registration table at the meeting.