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
Online Brand:Is Online Authenticity Dead? (MUO) We are all constantly adapting to changing social media expectations for authenticity and professionalism online. This article explores this contradiction – planned authenticity, if you will. A topic we hear about frequently, with a new twist!
Workplace Trends:Three Leadership Roles That Technology Can't Replace (Forbes) Professionals who want to future-proof their career are looking for key skillsets they need to build. This article shares three important manager functions even the best software cannot fulfill.
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES
COLLEAGUES EARN PRESTIGIOUS CREDENTIALS
Congratulations to Aurore Sun and Marsha Engstrom 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!
Kudos to Kelly Gadzinski, the latest career professional to earn her Academy Certified Resume Writer (ACRW) credential from the Resume Writing Academy. You have dedicated yourself to becoming one of the best writers in the industry and adding more value for your clients. We are thrilled to have you in the ACRW community, Kelly!
Congratulations to Hilary Agyemang, Mariam Tarantella, Meg Stewart, and Niya Allen who earned their Certified Career Transition Coach (CCTC) credentials. You are all excellent coaches who are dedicated to expanding your knowledge with practical tools to improve outcomes for your clients. Keep up the hard work!
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.