International Coach Federation Switzerland

16.10.2017 - ICF Chapter Meeting Zürich

Network to Coach, Coach to Network

Speaker: Jane Piper, Organisational Psychologist


Networking is a crucial aspect of developing a successful coaching business. However, some people have a negative view of networking, thinking that it’s all about “selling ourselves” or “working a room”...

As coaches we know it best: “When we shift our perception, our experience changes." ( Lindsay Wagner)  

How would it be to look at networking as a process of building relationships and making yourself and your company interesting to people in a way they hadn't thought of before?

Join our workshop to re-discover your perception about networking. Hear about Adam Grant’s  approach to networking from his bestseller "Give and Take”.  Learn how to apply your natural curiosity and coaching techniques such as asking powerful questions and active listening while practicing networking skills and having fun. 


  • Practice networking techniques 
  • Be introduced to the Adam Grant’s “Give and Take” approach to networking
  • Recognize your own biases and barriers that stand in the way of successful and effortless networking 

ICF Core Competencies

  • Active Listening 
  • Powerful Questioning 
  • Direct Communication 

About the speaker

Jane Piper combines a strong background in psychology with 20 years of practical experience in HR. Jane started out with a Masters in Industrial and Organisational Psychology from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. After 10 years working in businesses around the world she decided to embark on an Executive MBA to gain better understanding of business. In 2008 she completed a MBA from Henley Management College, UK. 

Jane's consulting, training and coaching approach is a direct result of her psychology education, business background and practical, results-orientated attitude. Her experience in organisations in New Zealand, Norway, USA and Switzerland gives her a broad understanding of working across cultures in international environments. She brings diverse experience from a range of sectors including airlines, engineering, education, management consulting and pharmaceuticals. Jane is recognised as a Member of International Society of Coaching 


Participants with ICF Certification, will receive 2 CCEUs. 


18.00 - 18.30   Apéro & Networking

18.30 – 18.45 Opening and Introduction Round

18.45 - 20.15   Workshop 

20.15 - 20.45   Take-away round 

20.45 – 21.15 Networking & Closing

Costs incl. Soft drinks

15 CHF ICF Switzerland Member 

25 CHF ICF Global Member 

35 CHF Guests

Registration is done via XING Events

Organized by ICF Chapter Zurich

Chapter Leader: Marina Riedi, PCC

Co-Chapter Leader: Agnieszka Rychlewska, ACC

Louise Penrice, ACC, Member Support Zurich


Tutorial - Online Event Management with the ticketing solution from XING Events

Venue - Important!

Pädagogische Hochschule Zürich
Lagerstrasse 2
8090 Zürich
Gebäude LAA
Room L041


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