Be on the Lookout: Watch for emails from CTL with invitations for various writing, coaching, media, and publishing opportunities. Emails go out to all CTL Associates several times each month, so be sure to check them out!
UPCOMING CONFERENCE APPEARANCES
NCDA Conference | Orlando, FL
As a graduate of the NCDA Leadership Academy, Marie will be on a panel for incoming Leadership Academy members at the NCDA Conference in Orlando June 28-30. CTL Board Member Michelle Carroll will also be presenting at the conference. Please let Marie know if you'll be there as she's always excited to see fellow NCDA-goers (this will be her 10th NCDA conference!).
ICF Converge | Washington, DC
CTL Board Member Susan Chritton will join Marie in running a "Development Lab" at ICF Converge on August 25, 2017, where they will help coaches from around the world clarify their personal brand and create bios to build their coaching practices. If you're planning to attend Converge, watch for more information on how you can join!
RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS
Brand:The 12 Brand Archetypes – Which Is Yours? (ColoradoBiz) Although this article is about branding a business, there are great lessons here for clients as well. Having a brand is taking a stand, and this article illustrates how that looks for different types of brands. If you want to find your level of bold for branding your business, join Vaneese Johnson's session during Grow Your Business Week!
Advancement:Quality Over Quantity: Networking in the Digital World (Matthew Shay on LinkedIn) Having 500+ connections on LinkedIn is great, but how do you build a network that includes a small circle of trusted advisors that can inform your pivotal career decisions? This article shares 3 qualities to strive for as you build your "board of directors."
Hiring Trends:The Website That is Helping Companies Find Diverse Talent (Entrepreneur) Companies often report not having the resources to recruit diverse team members. This new platform seeks to solve that problem by connecting black, Latino, and Native American job seekers with career opportunities. If you work with diverse clients, check it out!
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES
COLLEAGUES EARN PRESTIGIOUS CREDENTIALS
Congratulations to Lene Øveland Berge and Robin Ogden who earned the Certified Personal Brand Strategist credential from Career Thought Leaders. They are now among an elite group of strategists who use the industry-leading Reach Personal Branding process to help clients extract, express, and exude their brand!
We're bringing you an entire week just focused on your business! Our lineup of more than 12 hours of content includes experts in branding your business, closing sales, creating products, using social media to grow your business, maximizing your website SEO, and much more!! Sessions will run from 11 am ET to 4 pm ET each day. Learn more and register.
Learn the Reach Personal Branding methodology – a comprehensive, three-step process for uncovering, communicating, and nurturing your personal brand. Developed by William Arruda and proven with thousands of clients and participants, this methodology is the future of career management and essential to expanding professional and personal success. You will earn 3 certifications: 360Reach Certified Analyst, Certified Personal Brand Strategist, and Social Branding Certified Analyst. Learn more and register.
Unlike most LinkedIn training, our program is built on a platform of personal branding and provides context so coaches can help their clients build an efficient, integrated social media strategy. This innovative certification gives you everything you need to help your clients build stellar LinkedIn profiles and use LinkedIn to expand their thought leadership, build and nurture their network, and do their job better. We've integrated secrets and tips for maximizing the value of LinkedIn and share advice you won't find elsewhere. Learn more and register.
May 1-3, 2018 CTL Conference & Professional Development Symposium Goes to Spain
Mark your calendars now and start planning an international excursion ... our annual exclusive, in-person professional development opportunity (conference) is going global! Career colleagues from Europe are excited to host us in Madrid, Spain, for the 2018 Professional Development Symposium, Thrive: Helping Professionals Navigate a Global, Virtual & Gig Workforce. We'll be planning a group flight and providing a 10-pay registration option so you can spread out your expenses.
Would you like to add Job Search Coaching to your coaching practice? Joan Runnheim Olson, owner of Pathways Career Success Strategies, LLC and adjunct faculty member with the Institute for Life Coach Training, will be teaching the Advanced Job Search Coaching Program Thursdays from 12-1:30 pm ET. The purpose of this program is to prepare you to coach clients/students to obtain a desired job in their organization of choice. Learn more and register.