Welcome to Group Coaching Essentials with Jennifer Britton! Thanks for joining us.
This website is dedicated to tools, resources and programs for coaches and other professionals wanting to expand their work to teams and groups, particularly in the area of Group Coaching, Virtual Facilitation and Programs for teams and groups. We have offered Group Coaching training since 2006.
Group Coaching Essentials was created by author and coach Jennifer Britton. Her first book Effective Group Coaching was the world's first book to be published on group coaching in late 2009. She followed it with From One to Many: Best Practices of Team and Group Coaching (Jossey-Bass, 2013). More recently she's released Effective Virtual Conversations (2017), Coaching Business Builder (2018) and PlanDoTrack Workbook and Planner for Remote and Virtual Professionals (2019).
At this site you will find information regarding Group Coaching Essentials (accredited for 8.75 ICF CCEs), the Advanced Group and Team Coaching Practicum (10 CCEs with the ICF) and the Virtual Facilitation Essentials training (8.5 CCEs with ICF).
You will also find links to the Reconnecting Workspaces Coach Certification program (24 CCEs), aimed at equipping coaches with the tools and ideas explored in Reconnecting Workspaces.
Known as a "Coaches Coach" Jennifer also provides individual and group mentor coaching for those working towards their ICF Credentials (ACC and PCC), as well as their Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC). You can find information about individual mentor coaching, as well as our Mentor Coaching Group (10 hour combination of group mentor coaching (7hrs) and 3 hours of individual mentor coaching). Jennifer also offers individual mentoring services for those building their own coaching business or those creating their own group and virtual programs (our Virtual Individual Mentoring VIP Days).
In addition, you will find information on many of the programs we offer to the public including the Learning Lab and Design Studio (Annual Group focusing on all things learning), the Coaching Biz Growth Lab (annual group focusing on all things business growth), and the Remote Pathways Lab (annual group focusing on all things related to the remote space).
Most programs are led by Jennifer Britton, PCC, CPCC, CHRP, CPT, who founded Potentials Realized in 2004. Potentials Realized is a Canadian-based performance Improvement company, dedicated to working with organizations and professionals around the world who are keen to deliver extraordinary work and impact. We are known for our work in the areas of group coaching, mentoring, leadership development and high impact, experiential learning. Jennifer is the author of Effective Group Coaching (Wiley, January 2010), the first book to be published on the topic of group coaching globally. Her 2013 book expands the focus to Coaching Many - From One to Many: Best Practices for Team and Group Coaching (Jossey-Bass, 2013). Her 2017 follow up, Effective Virtual Conversations, widens the focus to creating MEMORABLE and IMPACTFUL conversations in the virtual space, for intact and remote teams.
One of Potentials Realized's core offerings is the Group Coaching EssentialsTM program, designed to support coaches in designing and marketing their own group coaching programs for clients. Offered since 2006, this program has benefited hundreds of coaches globally. Please note that the Group Coaching EssentialsTM program is eligible for CCE's (Continuing Coach Education) Units from the International Coach Federation (8.75 CCEs). Some coaches go on to complete the Advanced Group Coaching Practicum, also approved for CCEs (10 CCEs), designed to provide coaches with more practice and feedback on their skills in group coaching.
Virtual Facilitation Essentials is now approved for 8.5 CCEs, and the PlanDoTrack Facilitator Training is approved for 24 CCEs.
ANNUAL PROGRAMMING - Join us throughout 2021!
Jennifer also offers two annual programs - The Learning Lab and Design Studio (LLDS) Group focuses on all things groups and teams. It meets the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month from 8 - 845 am ET ET.
Practitioner focused, it creates an important pause for coaches and facilitators to stop, connect and be in dialogue about creating more impactful team, group and individual learning experiences (coaching, training and facilitation). Geared to support coaches, trainers and facilitators who want to expand their group and team programming skills, as well as boost their business.
The LLDS is also a resource-rich portal, and community of exceptional practitioners, who meet for two group coaching calls on topics related to group and team programming (workshops, retreats, webinars) as well as one Facilitation Lab per month. In the Facilitation Lab members get the chance to experience a different facilitation tool each month. Members also have access to a wide variety of articles, posts, audios and videos from Jenn. Click here to learn more about this six and twelve month support.
The Coaching Biz Growth Lab supports coaches who want to grow their coaching business and are ready to do this one day at a time! . This group meets on Fridays during the 2nd and 4th weeks of the month from 1130 - 1215 pm Eastern, supporting coaches who want to move the needle on their business. Jennifer incorporates a variety of business coaching tools and resources, including her 2018 book - Coaching Business Builder Workbook and Planner.
Jennifer is committed to providing resource rich tools for practitioners - coaches, facilitators, leaders and other professionals - who are leading group programs (workshops, retreats and group coaching). E-products include the Group Program Toolkit (33 Templates you can adapt for your programs), the Engaging Exercises for Teams and Groups E-manual, and the 40 Ways to Work with Visual Cards.
We bring a solid track-record of working with entrepreneurs, organizations, groups and individuals across globally on issues including team building, business development, marketing and leadership development. We have created and delivered programs for governmental agencies, community groups, professional associations, corporations and the non-profit sector. Programs have ranged from the development of succession planning programs, to talent management and virtual team issues, to support for mentoring programs, using a coaching approach. We have designed programs for financial services, pharmaceutical, governmental, transportation, health care, and natural resource sectors.
We have designed award winning Mentor Training programs for the Financial Services Sector. Our clients have included UNICEF, Cooperators Insurance, Ontario Provincial Police, Community Care Access Center, and the Toronto CFA Society. For more information about our other services, please visit www.potentialsrealized.com. We offer a range of programs in many different formats (Webinars, teleseminars, in-person workshops; individual, team and group coaching; in person and virtual retreats). We develop customized solutions for organizations and groups, across facilitation, training, performance, leadership development and succession management issues.
Coach Training Schools:
Consider using one of our books as a recommended or required book for your programming. Four of Jennifer's books are being used by different schools:
From One to Many: Best Practices for Team and Group Coaching - For training around Team and Group Coaching
Coaching Business Builder (2018) - for Coaching Business Building/Business Development
Effective Virtual Conversations (2017) - for virtual facilitation, those supporting remote and virtual teams, in order to lead more engaging virtual conversations,
Are you looking to bring a program in house? We can deliver two programs in person to corporate groups, or coach training schools. Contact us regarding the Group and Team Coaching Intensive (2 days/19 CCEs) and the Facilitation Skills Intensive (2 days). These are offered as in-house programs.
For more information on any of our programs or services, please contact Jennifer direct at (416) 996-TEAM (8326)or at firstname.lastname@example.org. We would be pleased to speak with you about your needs, and develop with you a customized solution. We look forward to hearing from you!
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Group Coaching Essentials (8.75 CCEs) - Mondays 11 - 1230 pm ET starting August 9 and running for 4 weeks
Team Coaching Essentials for the Remote and Hybrid World: Mondays 830 - 10 am ET: July 12, 19, 26, August 9 and 16, 2021
Advanced Group and Team Coaching Practicum (10 CCEs): Tuesdays 830 - 10 am ET August 10th for 5 weeks
Virtual Facilitation Essentials (8.5 CCES): Fridays 1015 - 1145 am ET August 6, 13, 20, and 27
Mentor Coaching Group - Fridays August 6 - November 5th with calls on Fridays 9 - 10am ET: August 6, 13, 20, September 17, October 8, 24 and November 5 (meets requirements for ACC/PCC with ICF)
Become a Reconnecting Workspaces Facilitator - August 23 - 27, 2021 Reserve your spot. 24 CCEs. Are you ready to support individuals, teams and organizations as they recreate the workplace this fall?
Meeting throughout the year -
Learning Lab and Design Studio - Fridays 8 - 845 am : 1st and 3rd weeks of the month. This is a live coaching group for people who want to expand their learning programs.
Coaching Biz Growth Lab - Grow your coaching business one day at a time - In 2021 we will be meeting on Fridays from 1130 - 1215 pm ET on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of each month.
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Become a PlanDoTrack/ Coaching Business Builder Facilitator (virtually) 24 CCEs
Draw Your Future(TM) Facilitated Sessions with Jennifer (Group/Individual)
60 Day Business Builder Accelerator (On-demand)
Recent Articles and Chapters Published:
How Leaders Can Build Virtual Team Capacity, One Coaching Conversation at a Time. - Training Industry Magazine - May 2020. Read it here.
Choice Magazine - Building a vibrant corporate coaching culture - Fall 2019 (Volume 17, Number 3). Download a copy of the article here - thanks to choice magazine
Two chapters in The Practitioner's Handbook of Team Coaching, Clutterbuck et al (Eds). Chapters include: Chapter 2 - Coaching Many: Group and Team Coaching. Chapter 28 : Coaching Virtual and remote teams.
How to get things done in a digitally distracted world - 4 Foundations for Time Management for Leaders and Business Owners. Coaching Tools Company September 2019. Read it here.
- Draw Your Future
- VIP Day with Jennifer Britton
- Team Coaching Essentials for the Remote and Hybrid World
- Group Coaching Essentials
- Advanced Group and Team Coaching Practicum
- Mentor Coaching Group
- Virtual Facilitation Essentials
- 21 for 21 Virtual Co-working
- Stand Out Virtually
- Creating Your Own Signature Program
- LLDS: Learning Lab and Design Studio
- Coaching Business Builder
- Amplify Virtually Mastermind
- CGBL: Coaching Biz Growth Lab
- Group and Team Coaching Intensive
- Facilitation Skills Intensive
- For Teams
- Jennifer's Books
- Coaching Skills Training for Leaders
- Become a PlanDoTrack Facilitator (24 CCEs)
- Virtual and Remote Team Support
- Calendar of Events
- Business Building for Coaches
- Holiday Party 2020
- Thanks North Texas
Looking to expand your impact with groups and teams as a coach?
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