06 August 2013
Hosted by Patricia Hirsch, MCC, MBA


“Panel: Does the ICF MCC Credential Really Matter? To Whom and Why?”


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Gai Foskett, MCC; Linley Rose, MCC; Tony Latimer, MCC; Patricia Hirsch, MCC

What do coaches need to engage with the idea of earning their International Coach Federation Master Certified Coach (MCC) designation? This will be a panel discussion with Master Certified Coaches who welcome all calls and questions from listeners.

Professionalism, flair and focus to achieve are just a few words many clients have used to describe Gai’s coaching, training and facilitation. Gai works mainly with senior executives and leaders, business owners, professionals and entrepreneurs around the globe. Gai brings to the coaching table a deep understanding of business and corporate life and in depth knowledge of coaching competencies. Her work as a coach, trainer and speaker draws on her own experiences in senior corporate life and the transition from that space and place to working with others to help them live meaningful lives and so improving the experiences and productivity of their teams, colleagues and families. Her intuition, knowledge and skills make a difference to coaching clients and trainees alike. Gai has delivered over 4,000 hours of coaching and is a Master Certified Coach with ICF. She has an MBA and is also a Master NLP Practitioner. Gai was a Senior Coach Trainer and Coach Assessor and Mentor for Neuro Leadership Group (2002-2011 previously known as Results Coaching Systems) Prior to becoming a coach in 2001 she had 20 years in financial services in senior management in Australia and New Zealand, and was a business consultant while living in Thailand and Florida, USA.



Linley Rose revels in being a roaming global ambassador for coaching and a sought after coaching programmes trainer. After gaining her MCC certification in 2008, companies offering coach training in the emerging coaching countries of India and China have welcomed Linley as their lead trainer many times in both public and in-house programmes. Linley coaches individual leaders growth so that organizations will grow, mentors coaches to aspire to higher levels, and trains some of the most extraordinary senior leaders throughout the world in coaching skills. She has recently launched her own Executive and Organizational Coaching training programme via www.coachingpacific.com Linley stands for being your best through always challenging your self-awareness, being kind, being grateful and having the best quality life via being intentional, attention to mindfulness and simply expecting your dreams to come true.



Tony works globally to help international organizations build a sustainable coaching culture. Developing leadership skills and enhancing business performance. His Profitable Leadership™ programs rapidly equip managers with coaching skills and an understanding of how to apply them in the organizational context. His background includes 30 years in Leadership and Sales positions in Europe, Scandinavia and Asia-Paci?c in Technology and Software companies. Always ready to challenge the unknown, Tony was the individual to “parachute into the dark” when companies were expanding. As a professional coach, Tony leverages his extensive experience to challenge senior leaders and their teams to achieve astonishing results. His approach to coaching has an emphasis on results and incorporates a deep understanding of the individual’s personal context and who they are being as a leader. He has strong intuition and a powerful ability to help clients identify and remove self-limiting beliefs that may be holding them back. Tony is a constant thought leader and innovator of learning approaches. He writes frequently for the press and industry magazines and provides free leadership resources at The Profitable Leadership™ Blog at www.tonylatimer.net. He is a frequent guest expert on radio and keynote speaker at HRD and Leadership conferences. His Global and Regional clients include Multi-National Corporations and senior Government Agencies.



Patricia Hirsch is in the business of assisting clients begin to learn to observe their own observations such that they live a life of power causing results with open and honest communication. Patricia is the founder of Design Your Life Coaching (est. 2001), a coaching and leadership development company. During the past 31 years, she has held numerous mentoring, leadership and management positions. Through individual and team coaching, she has worked extensively to facilitate relationships across cultural, educational, emotional and other discourses. Her work has focused on senior executives, board members, teams and individuals. Patricia has delivered key addresses to marine, financial and coaching organizations. Patricia’s coaching and leadership development methodology is grounded in somatic, linguistic and emotional competence. She draws on each of these domains in her work with clients to raise awareness, enable action and generate sustainable and high levels of performance.