New York, New York, October 17, 2016 – Birkman is a platinum sponsor of the 2nd biennial Columbia Coaching Conference at the Columbia University Teachers College, a top ranked graduate program in education. This year’s conference theme is The Future of Coaching: Building Bridges and Expanding Boundaries centered around strategic talent development and bringing together coaches, graduate students, researchers, and scholars for three days of in-depth exploration into the future of coaching.
Beginning Wednesday, October 19 and continuing through Friday, October 21, there will be over 45 speakers leading experiential learning sessions around mindset, culture, relationships, and more for expanding coaching concepts into organizational processes.
Sharon Birkman, President and CEO, states “The Columbia Coaching Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the potential and performance of both individuals and organizations. This goal is similar to ours at Birkman – to create better leaders, teams, and careers – with our in-depth assessment which reveals the motivations, perceptions, and behaviors of people. We are excited to participate in the Columbia Coaching Conference for the second time because we see the importance of enriching the practices of the coaches and leaders of tomorrow. The Columbia Coaching Conference is continuing to expand, as is the coaching industry as a whole, and we are eager to contribute to it.”
Executive and organizational coaches are avid users of The Birkman Method assessment, as the statistically-driven, relevant, and intuitive Birkman reports provide a deep understanding of personality, allowing coaches to make a profound impact with their clients. Through positive psychology, Birkman gives coaches an insightful tool to talk about self-awareness in an objective, non-judgmental way and opens constructive conversations that drive change.
Birkman is a sponsor of the conference reception at the International House on Wednesday evening, and the Birkman team will be at the conference all week to discuss industry trends with fellow thought leaders and share how Birkman can accelerate and enrich coaching sessions.
About Birkman International, Inc.
Birkman helps people and organizations improve performance through its behavioral and occupational assessment. The Birkman Method provides insights into a person’s Interests, Usual Behaviors, Needs, and Stress Behaviors in memorable report formats that are both empowering and constructive. Birkman is a favorite choice of organizational development and HR professionals, life coaches, career counselors, educators, and consultants. Birkman has more than six decades of proven scientific validity and continues to stay at the forefront of the personality assessment field.
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Amelia Smith, Marketing Manager
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