Welcome to Group Coaching Essentials

This website is dedicated to tools, resources and programs for coaches and other professionals wanting to expand their work to teams and groups, particularly in the area of Group Coaching and group programs. This is the site of author, Coach Jennifer Britton, author of Effective Group Coaching and From One to Many: Best Practices of Team and Group Coaching (Jossey-Bass, 2013).  You will find information here regarding Group Coaching Essentials (accredited for 6.75 ICF CCEs),  the Advanced Group Coaching program (8 CCEs with the ICF), Workshop and Retreat Essentials , the 90 Day BizSuccess program for Coaches, and the Group Program Virtual Retreat Day.
 
The site also includes information about our in-person training programs including the Group Coaching Intensive (2 days/15 hours) and the Facilitation Skills Intensive (2 days).

Known as a "Coaches Coach" Jennifer also provides individual and group mentor coaching for those working towards their ICF Credentials (ACC and PCC), as well as their Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC). You can find information about individual mentor coaching, as well as our Mentor Coaching Group (10 hour combination of group mentor coaching (7hrs) and 3 hours of individual mentor coaching). Jennifer also offers individual mentoring services for those building their own coaching business or those creating their own group and virtual programs (our Virtual Individual Mentoring VIP Days).

In addition, you will find information on many of the programs we offer to the public including Your Balanced Life TM, the 90 Days Biz Success program (for business owners), and retreats (virtual and in person for individuals, couples and organizations). We hope that you enjoy visiting our site, as well as our award winning blogs (The Biz Toolkit and the Group Coaching Ins and Outs blog).
 
Most programs are led by Jennifer Britton, PCC, CPCC, CHRP, CPT, who founded Potentials Realized in 2004. Potentials Realized is a Canadian-based Performance Improvement company, dedicated to working with organizations and professionals around the world who are keen to deliver extraordinary work and impact. We are known for our work in the areas of group coaching, mentoring, leadership development and high impact, experiential learning. Jennifer is the author of Effective Group Coaching (Wiley, January 2010), the first book to be published on the topic of group coaching globally. Her most recent book, released in mid-2013, expands the focus to Coaching Many - From One to Many: Best Practices for Team and Group Coaching (Jossey-Bass, 2013)
 
One of Potentials Realized's core offerings is the Group Coaching EssentialsTMprogram, designed to support coaches in designing and marketing their own group coaching programs for clients. Offered since 2006, this program has benefited hundreds of coaches globally. Please note that the Group Coaching EssentialsTM program is eligible for CCE's (Continuing Coach Education) Units from the International Coach Federation (6.75 CCEs). Some coaches go on to complete the Advanced Group Coaching Practicum, also approved for CCEs (8 CCEs), designed to provide coaches with more practice and feedback on their skills in group coaching.
 
Jennifer is committed to providing resource rich tools for practitioners - coaches, facilitators, leaders and other professionals - who are leading group programs (workshops, retreats and group coaching). E-products include the Group Program Toolkit (33 Templates you can adapt for your programs), the Engaging Exercises for Teams and Groups E-manual, and the 28 Tips for Your Next Group Program Workbook (E-version).

We bring a solid track-record of working with organizations, groups and individuals across North America, Europe and the Caribbean, on issues including team building, business development, marketing and leadership development. We have created and delivered programs for governmental agencies, community groups, professional associations, corporations and the non-profit sector. Programs have ranged from the development of succession planning programs, to talent management and virtual team issues, to support for mentoring programs, using a coaching approach. We have designed programs for financial services, pharmaceutical,governmental,transportation, health care, and natural resource sectors.

We have designed award winning Mentor Training programs for the Financial Services Sector. Our Clients have included UNICEF,  Cooperators Insurance, Ontario Provincial Police, Community Care Access Center, and the Toronto CFA Society.  For more information about our other services, please visit www.potentialsrealized.com.

We offer a range of programs in many different formats (Webinars, Teleseminars, in-person workshops; individual, team and group coaching; in person and virtual retreats). We develop customized solutions for organizations and groups, across facilitation, training, performance, leadership development and succession management issues.

For more information on any of our programs or services, please contact Jennifer direct at (416) 996-TEAM (8326)or at info@potentialsrealized.com. We would be pleased to speak with you about your needs, and develop with you a customized solution. We look forward to hearing from you!