International Coach Federation Switzerland

Annual Event & AGM

A half-day of creativity and improvisation in Zurich

What was discussed at the AGM on Nov 24-2017

→ AGM minutes

→ ICF in the world by the numbers

Board election 2018

New Elected Board Members 2018 / 2020

Esther Goette, PCC,  President 2018/2020

 Linkedin profile of Esther Goette

Christine Billy, ACC, Board member

 Linkedin profile of Christine Billy

Karin Meerhoff, MCC, Board member

 Linkedin profile of Karin Meerhoff

Louise Penrice, ACC, Board member

 Linkedin profile of Louise Penrice

Continuing members

Francisco Baptista, ACC, Board member

 Linkedin profile of Francisco Baptista

Françoise Depéry, PCC, Board Member/Treasurer

 Linkedin profile of Françoise Depéry

Peter Wolf, PCC, Board member

 Linkedin profile of Peter Wolf

Feeling comfortable with the uncomfortable:
Creativity in Coaching

Effective coaching requires a lot of curiosity and a learning mindset, and coaches often have to stretch themselves. What makes you uncomfortable as a coach? Marketing & selling your services? Approaching new prospects? Facing the client's sudden emotional burst during a coaching session? Or asking for your fees? How well are you aware of your own uncomfortable situation?

Each one of us can learn how to build confidence through creativity when faced with an uncomfortable situation. This event represents a unique opportunity to share experience and enjoy creativity in coaching with a community of passionate coaches.

Workshop description & biography of workshop leaders

You will participate in this highly experiential workshop in which the professional improvisation theater group (theater anundpfirsich) will guide you to approach confidently uncomfortable life or business situations. You will learn few easy to use and playful tools to get into a creative and solution–driven flow. These methods address your body and brain at the same time and help you to be spontaneous and to stretch yourself outside of your comfort zone to get the best for your clients.

Improvisation is fun, encourages openness and acceptance, but above all your creativity! Anyone who has learned it can always profit from it, because improvisation skills like dynamism, spontaneity, teamwork and the ability to respond to others.

Biography of the workshop facilitator

Frank Renold

Frank Renold is an actor, improvisation trainer, presenter and coach. He is the Managing Director of the theater anundpfirsich. He has dedicated himself to the improvisation since 2002 & is enthusiastic on the stage especially for story-based long forms and develops his own forms of the improvisational theater. He teaches and trains other ensembles, goes on an international tour and attends festivals with workshops and shows.

In his trainings for companies, he combines the techniques and principles of improvisation with his many years of experience from the private sector, helping teams and individuals improve their communication and collaboration.

He studied Sociology and Computer Science at the University of Zurich and the Freie Universität Berlin. He has been trained as a Management coach MCA. He has 10 years of experience as an entrepreneur & software developer.

You can find more information about Frank Renold & his group on this link:

Program (the event will be held in English)

11:30 Welcome

12:00 ICF Switzerland - update 2017 / outlook 2018

12:30 Past Presidents share experience 

13:00 Lunch & Networking

13:50 AGM- Annual General Meeting & Election of 2018-19 Board Members

15:10 Break

15:30 Workshop “Feeling comfortable with the uncomfortable – creativity in coaching” with theater anundpfirsich

17:30 Cocktail & Network

18:30 Farewell


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25hours Hotel Langstrasse, 10’ walking or 3 bus stops from the main station

Langstrasse 150, 8004 Zürich


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