December 10 - All About Coaching: Internal Tips and External Partnerships

2:30 - 4:00 p.m. PT
Virtual HR Round Table

Coaching has become a frequent go-to development tool over the last few years and can be delivered through internal and external practitioners. There is a broad set of frameworks that fall under this discipline. This program will provide opportunities to assess your skills and explore a comprehensive range of coaching approaches and models. We will review key case studies reflecting different types of coaching and their impact, and share current information on methodologies and investments and how to apply coaching at your organization.


    • Take a self-assessment to see how your coaching skills measure up.
    • Recognize the skills needed for effective coaching.
    • Understand the core types of coaching and learn a simple but effective model for conducting coaching conversations.
    • Determine when and how to leverage external coaches.
    • Make smart investment decisions for your organization, talent and teams.

PDCs: 1.5
Member: $15
Non-member: $30





As the CEO of Torchiana,  Rod Bacon is fueled by bringing about positive change to the world through transformative work with leaders of all kinds. Rod’s commitment to trust-based leadership inspires and informs his work in helping executives increase their personal leadership capabilities. Rod’s practical business experience informs his down-to-earth, success-based approach to creating great leaders and teams.

Prior to joining the company, he was president of The Advantage Group, an executive coaching and consulting firm supporting successful leaders in improving their leadership effectiveness. In addition, he was co-founder and CEO of Qumu, an enterprise video communication platform (NSDQ: QUMU). Rod has also held numerous roles with P&L responsibilities at startups and Fortune 500 organizations. Rod has degrees in business from the University of California, Berkeley and in human communications from San Francisco State University.

When Rod’s not at the office, you can find him taking or teaching workshops around the globe, designed to expand our capability of emotional intelligence and create secure-functioning relationships—at work, in family, in life.

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