Neuroplasticity: How Coaches can use Neuroscience to help clients grow their brains

  • 01/25/2017
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Zoom Webinar (details will be provided after registration)

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Price: $20 for ICF Members / Affiliates and $30 for Guests

The emerging field of neuroleadership and neuroscience has numerous applications to ICF coaches. One of the most exciting developments in is Neuroplasticity, which is the brain's ability to reorganize itself and form new neural connections throughout life. In this presentation, you will learn about the importance of plasticity in responding to new situations, learning and changes in your environment. The ability to "rewire your brain" has immediate applications for coaches, as clients can learn to create new neuronal connections through the coaching process itself. 

Wendy Swire has been an executive/leadership coach for over 20 years, working with over 1000 leaders in the US and throughout the world. She will draw upon her extensive background in the field of Neuroleadership in which she has been involved since 2009. Participants will come away with a very practical, hands-on way to use plasticity and brain science in their daily life and coaching work. 


Learning Objectives:

  • To understand the latest research and approaches to Neuroplasticity including its definition and how the concept of brain plasticity has evolved 
  • To provide best practices in sharing and explaining neuroscience and neuroplasticity in coaching work 
  • To apply Neuroplasticity as a coach in a real application case scenario 
  • To discuss the future of neuroplasticity and its applications. 


About the Presenter Wendy Sherwin Swire:


Wendy Sherwin Swire is the founder of Swire Solutions, LLC, an executive coaching, training and Neuroleadership consulting firm based in the Washington, DC area. She has worked with over 1,000 leaders as an executive coach. Ms. Swire has been active in the field of Neuroleadership since 2009, when she started the DC Neuroleadership Group, originally as part of the Neuroleadership Institute (NLI). She has met and interviewed prominent neuroscientists, NIH medical researchers and FMRI experts as leader of the NLI group. She has attended numerous Neuroleadership Institute summits and was invited to be a press blogger at the Society of Neuroscience Annual Meeting. Wendy works closely with Phd Neuroscientists and researchers to utilize the latest brain science research findings in her workshops. She was nominated and earned membership into the prestigious Society for Neuroscience in 2014.

Ms. Swire has presented workshop and training seminars on the applications of brain science and neuroscience to audiences ranging from Fortune 100 senior executive teams to professional facilitators, executive coaches, senior military leaders, congressional staff members and business managers.
Wendy is the co-author of Anytime Coaching: Unleashing Employee Performance (published by MCI, available on Amazon/Kindle). Wendy graduated from Georgetown’s leadership coaching program and earned her Professional Coaching Certificate from the International Coaching Federation in 2009


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