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Vol. 5, Issue 11 - November    2010

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News from the ACO

President's Letter
Emotional Self-Care Creates Space for What's Next

Ian continues his year-long series of letters addressing coach self-care and client-care with a focus on the holidays. Hungry, tired? Read more here.

Membership renewals due now
New automatic payment plans for paying ACO dues. Read more here


Mentor Coaching to Strengthen Coaching Skills
ADHD Mentor Coach Laurie Dupar will lead this twelve-week group mentoring program is designed for newer ADHD coaches who want to be great coaches! Read more here

Buddhas Were the First Coaches
Expecting house guests for the holidays? Read here about what happens when a crew of Buddhas visit. Read more here

ADHD Gathering Draws Attention
CHADD Conference 2010 was held in Atlanta in November with a selection of ACO coaches presenting workshops - read more here about their excellent work. Read more here

Update on Edge Foundation Study
Researchers found that college students got enormous benefits in scholastic life from a coaching model designed by the Edge Foundation edge foundation study Read more here

Members stuff

Think you might be missing something? Oh, you are! Join the ACO now. Take advantage of these great opportunities to learn from the best teachers: a benefit to yourself and your clients. Join the ACO.

Expert Speakers Series:  ACO member benefit
Spend an hour with an expert
Monthly teleconferences with experts speaking on topics ranging from organization through human technology interface. Sound interesting?
You'll need to log in to get the call-in info for all ESS teleclasses.

Get the low down on up coming ESS calls

December 14: Laurie Dupar
This call is on the SECOND TUESDAY this month.
Creating a Strong Referral-Based Business with the Clients You Already Have!

January 18: Lynn Moran and Dee Crane
To Credential or Not—Trends in Coaching

New ESS recording available:
The recording of Judi Jermome’s Expert Speaker Series talk, ADHD and Mindfulness, is now available to ACO members. Get all the details here

And mark your calendar for these regular events

  • 2nd Tuesday of the month: Coach Chat and the recordings of those calls.
  • 3rd Tuesday of the month: Spend an hour with an expert Expert Speaker Series (ESS) and those recordings.

Coach Chat

Open to all ADHD coaches: Second Tuesdays
Next call is Tuesday, December 14, 2:00 EST
Dial in: (919) 424-5871
PIN: 959 113#

ACO Coach Interviewed for the New Year
ACO Coach Maureen Nolan was interviewed for a local Atlanta TV station. It's time for media to prepare for the new year - who will call you? Read more here

The ACO Garden Grows in November
How does the ACO garden grow? With the use of lights, of course. Read more here about the ACO international membership push. And all of our new members .

Have You Read a Good Blog Lately?
Do you have a blog that's not listed on the ACO site, please use the contact form and share the address.

Are you a coach in the news?
Has there been a print article about you somewhere? Were you on the TV or radio?
Are you speaking someplace? Let the rest of us know.Send us the info here.

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The general and usual information:

Things to Watch For

ACO 2011 Conference
Coaches Called to Courage
Register Now
Space is limited.

New ACCE programs
January 3:
January 24
ADHD Coach Mentoring

January 12:
February 8
Framing the ADHD Experience Before Coaching Begins

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