The Coach Initiative Launches Coaching Project in Partnership with Virgin Unite to Benefit Stand Up For Kids to Aid Homeless and Street Kids

May 02, 2007, 01:00 ET from The Coach Initiative

    MONTEREY, Calif., May 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coach Initiative, a
 non-profit organization of coaches, has announced a trend setting coaching
 project in partnership with Virgin Unite of England to benefit Stand Up For
 Kids at "A Conversation Among Masters" Conference of leading master coaches
 at Portola Plaza Hotel located in Monterey Bay, California.
     "We are pleased to announce The Coach Initiative which will encourage
 professional coaches from all around the globe to volunteer their support
 for projects that focus on the betterment of the human condition and
 uplifting the spirit," said Bobette Reeder, one of the co-founders of The
 Coach Initiative. She continues, "Our first project is in partnership with
 Virgin Unite and will involve the nationally acclaimed organization Stand
 Up For Kids, a non-profit committed to the rescue of homeless and street
 kids."
     The Coach Initiative holds the value that professional coaching has the
 ability to increase both personal and professional effectiveness,
 contentment and success for clients. It is the fundamental belief that
 every professional coach holds the intention to positively influence the
 world one person at a time, and that by doing so in collaboration with
 their peers they can effectuate change at an exponential rate.
     The Coach Initiative will pair professional coaches with non-profit,
 charitable organizations to provide leadership, business, and life coaching
 for key individuals such as CEOs, executive directors, board members, and
 senior staff in order to utilize the power of coaching to help them peak
 perform in their various roles.
     Founding, Board of Directors of The Coach Initiative includes: Bobette
 Reeder, Master Certified Coach (MCC) and past President of International
 Coach Federation (ICF); Guy Stickney, founder and CEO of Wizardry Events;
 Donna Steinhorn, President of Coaching to Success and co-founder of the
 Association for Coaching Excellence; Laura Berman Fortgang, MCC,
 internationally recognized as a pioneer in the personal coaching field and
 author of numerous best-selling books; Michael Bungay Stanier, founder of
 Box of Crayons; Phyllis Haynes, speaker, trainer, Master of Ceremonies, and
 award-winning producer and ABC Network News correspondent; Diane
 Krause-Stetson, executive coach and management consultant as well as
 founder of Lead Your Life, LLC and Symarete; Margaret Krigbaum, MCC, a
 lawyer turned coach with a global practice with clients throughout the
 United States, Europe and Asia; Sandy Vilas, MCC, CEO of CoachInc.com,
 parent company of two leading coach training schools Coach U and Corporate
 Coach U; and Eva Wong, chairperson and president of Top Human, a global
 coaching company based in China.
 
 

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    MONTEREY, Calif., May 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coach Initiative, a
 non-profit organization of coaches, has announced a trend setting coaching
 project in partnership with Virgin Unite of England to benefit Stand Up For
 Kids at "A Conversation Among Masters" Conference of leading master coaches
 at Portola Plaza Hotel located in Monterey Bay, California.
     "We are pleased to announce The Coach Initiative which will encourage
 professional coaches from all around the globe to volunteer their support
 for projects that focus on the betterment of the human condition and
 uplifting the spirit," said Bobette Reeder, one of the co-founders of The
 Coach Initiative. She continues, "Our first project is in partnership with
 Virgin Unite and will involve the nationally acclaimed organization Stand
 Up For Kids, a non-profit committed to the rescue of homeless and street
 kids."
     The Coach Initiative holds the value that professional coaching has the
 ability to increase both personal and professional effectiveness,
 contentment and success for clients. It is the fundamental belief that
 every professional coach holds the intention to positively influence the
 world one person at a time, and that by doing so in collaboration with
 their peers they can effectuate change at an exponential rate.
     The Coach Initiative will pair professional coaches with non-profit,
 charitable organizations to provide leadership, business, and life coaching
 for key individuals such as CEOs, executive directors, board members, and
 senior staff in order to utilize the power of coaching to help them peak
 perform in their various roles.
     Founding, Board of Directors of The Coach Initiative includes: Bobette
 Reeder, Master Certified Coach (MCC) and past President of International
 Coach Federation (ICF); Guy Stickney, founder and CEO of Wizardry Events;
 Donna Steinhorn, President of Coaching to Success and co-founder of the
 Association for Coaching Excellence; Laura Berman Fortgang, MCC,
 internationally recognized as a pioneer in the personal coaching field and
 author of numerous best-selling books; Michael Bungay Stanier, founder of
 Box of Crayons; Phyllis Haynes, speaker, trainer, Master of Ceremonies, and
 award-winning producer and ABC Network News correspondent; Diane
 Krause-Stetson, executive coach and management consultant as well as
 founder of Lead Your Life, LLC and Symarete; Margaret Krigbaum, MCC, a
 lawyer turned coach with a global practice with clients throughout the
 United States, Europe and Asia; Sandy Vilas, MCC, CEO of CoachInc.com,
 parent company of two leading coach training schools Coach U and Corporate
 Coach U; and Eva Wong, chairperson and president of Top Human, a global
 coaching company based in China.
 
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