Michelle has been innovative in using social media to build credibility and reputation. She also participates in Improvised Theatre (“Improvisation is very useful for coaches”) and acro yoga. She brings many elements of her personal interests into her coaching work, enhancing the coaching experience for herself and her clients.
CONTINUAL PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
Michelle trained as an Integral Coach with The Coaching Centre in South Africa. She went on to secure a Master Coach Certification with The Behavioural Coaching Institute of in London in 2007. Between 2008 and 2010, she qualified on-line as a certified Tele-Coach (TeleCoach Intnl, USA) and trained in the Nancy Kline Time To Think™ Methodology and the Team Action Learning Methodology (AWOL). She trained with Philippe Rosinski In Buenos Aires in 2011 in his Coaching Across Cultures methodology. In 2013 she trained with and was awarded an Associate Feedback Coach position with the Centre for Creative Leadership. She continues her studies with CCL this January, qualifying in more of their assessment tools. Michelle is ICF credentialled through an independent portfolio submission. She is an International Associate Coach with Wisdom8 (UK) and Karlin Sloan International (New York) .She is a member of the Bora Telecoach Network (Germany) and The Human Systems Coach network (Uk).
As Michelle says: “I’ve loved all my training, particularly the training that has taken me out of the country. I have found great value in working with other international coaches and better understanding the state of the industry internationally. The Coaching across Cultures training has been valuable in developing a much broader definition of what cross-cultural coaching asks from us as coaches and global leaders. Being part of international networks demands a lot of my free time – we’re expected to contribute to the greater good of the network and this requires research and regular on-line meetings. I consider all of this as part of my continued professional development.
Coaching is SA? Michelle says she doesn’t think this is a developing sector anymore – coaching education here is of a high standard, and our coaches are on par with coaches across the globe.
Go well Michelle – we look forward to following your journey!
You can connect with Michelle on the following platforms; www.motivcoach.com, https://www.facebook.com/Motivcoach, https://www.facebook.com/MichelleClarkeCoaching, @motivcoach (twitter), michcoach (Skype) and read her blog at http://motivcoach.wordpress.com”
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