Speaking

Looking for a dynamic, interactive, practical speaker for your next engagement? Jennifer Britton is a sought after international speaker on issues related to teamwork, coaching (group coaching, coaching skills for leaders), mentoring,  succession planning and global leadership. She speaks to corporate teams, associations and other professional groups in Toronto, and across North America. Jennifer is also known as a an expert virtual presenter and delivers interactive presentations by bridgeline and/or webinar.

As the author of Effective Group Coaching (Wiley, 2010), and From One to Many: Best Practices in Team and Group Coaching (Jossey-Bass, 2013), Jennifer is an award-winning training designer, and a former manager with the UN, Jennifer provides practical, engaging and interactive programs (keynotes, guest presentations, webinars, teleclasses and per-conference workshops) for groups of 4 to 200 or more. Presentations are typically customized for your particular event. Sessions can run for as short as 30 minutes, or as long as a day.

Presentations have been developed and delivered to: Rotman Commerce, The Cooperators, JJMP Women's Leadership Program, the UN System (multiple agencies), Ontario Provincial Police, Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, the Toronto CFA Society, International Coach Federation (PCAM, CAPC, Heartland Association, GTA Chapter, ICF Philadelphia, International Conference), Women in Capital Markets, Human Resources Professional Association (of Ontario), Human Resources Association - Nova Scotia, ASTD and the Canadian Society for Training and Development.

Some of our standard speaking, coaching and training topics include:
Collaboration and Teamwork
Leadership - Global Leadership, Leading across Change, Leading across Generations, Leading in Today's Virtual World, Building Leadership Capacity
Coaching Skills for Leaders and Managers
Mentoring: An Essential part of your leadership development/talent management strategy
Group and Team Coaching Topics
Time Management and Personal Productivity; Work Life Issues;Doing More with Less
Creating High Performing Teams/Highly Effective Virtual Teams
Collaboration and Reducing Silos
Emotional Intelligence
I'm a New Manager/Team Leader. Now What?
Succession Planning and Succession Management Issues
Train the Trainer/Coach the Coach Topics and Training


We also offer Strategic Planning Services and Customized Group Facilitation and Training Programs, ranging from focus groups, to team and organizational retreats, to workshops on leadership, teamwork, emotional intelligence and coaching skills.

To book Jennifer for an upcoming engagement, please contact her directly at (416) 996-TEAM (8326) or by email. You can listen to some of her past phone-based presentations at the bottom of the page.

Here's what others have said about Jennifer's presentations:

" Jennifer – you were fantastic! I really enjoyed the session and time flew by. Great structure and facilitating. You were very motivating. Looking forward to your next session with us” – Staff Member, St. Joseph’s Health Care Foundation, Toronto

"Very useful and practical session" - CPAC Member

"I'm leaving with lots of ideas for both my business and my own team"

" This gave me tools to apply to all activities in my life” – S. Franchette, Toronto

"Thanks for this opportunity to enhance my professional and personal development” – UN Staff Member, Barbados

" Jennifer Britton is masterful in her approach and a wonderful facilitator” – J. Lesser-Faust, President, Creating Impact, www.creatingimpact.net


Upcoming Speaking Engagements

October 20, 2016: Columbia Coaching Conference, New York City - The Past, Present & Future of Team Coaching: A Conversation with Key Pioneers & Thought Leaders

February 1, 2017: HRPA 2017 Conference: Five Core Considerations for Leading Virtual and Remote Teams, http://www.hrpaconference2017.ca/

February 22 - HRPA Durham - Collaboration

May 3 - ICF Pittsburgh - Group and Team Coaching

May 5 - ICF Raleigh - Team Coaching

May 12 - ICF Halifax - Group and Team Coaching

Workgroup and Team Coaching SIG - ICF - October 03, 2017, 11-12 NY (yes, that's not a typo - 2017)



Recent Speaking Engagements

January 20, 2016 - ACTO (Association of Coach Training Organizations): Exploring Essential Elements in Any Group Coaching Process

February 2016 - Succession Management

November 3 2015 - ICF  Team and Organizational Community of Practice - Topic - Collaboration. View the recording here.
December 2015 - Talent Management for Collaboration - Federated Press, Toronto
October 2015: AG Coaching  - Virtual Facilitation

Spring 2015 - Time Management - Doing More with Less

October 2014 -  Guest Speaker on Group Coaching issues at the 2nd Annual Group Coaching Telesummit

September 2014:

Growing Your Business with Group Coaching (September 24 at 10 amET) and Expanding Impact Through Group and Team Coaching (September 29 at 12 noon ET) - Impact Coaching Conference, CCN

Team Leader Breakfast Cafe  (For Team Leaders) - Leveraging Your Team Strengths - listen into our monthly call for Team Leaders - http://www.coachingteamleaders.com/team-leader-breakfast-series.html

August 13 - Unboxed Brain - Coaching Toys: Group and Team Coaching

August 21 - ICF Oregon Virtual Presentation: Group and Team Coaching: Skills, Dynamics and Approaches  - more info at
http://www.icforegon.org/event-1719305.

June 2014: Women in Capital Markets: Trust and Your Team, Toronto


June 23, 2014: Interview with Newstalk 1160 Atlanta Mulling At Work - 1 hour radio interview on leadership and teamwork. Listen in here.

Team and Group Coaching: Expanding Reach and Impact to Many: ASTD International Conference, May 4-7, Washington, DC. Click here for more information on this year's ASTD Conference.

May 21: International Coaching Week - Webinar with the ICF Vancouver Chapter: Coaching: An Essential Tool for Organizational Capacity Development

June 5: Capital Coaches Conference, Washington DC, Team and Group Coaching

Your Coaching Extras - ICF Michigan Annual Statewide Coaches Forum - 2013, October 17, 2013.

Group Coaching Practices - Coaching Conference, Asheville, North Carolina, October 27, 2013

Expanding Your Coaching Impact: From One to Many: November 13, 2013 (Afternoon Session), CSTD Annual Conference, Toronto. Click here for more information and to register.

Team and Group Coaching - ICF Toronto Chapter Meeting, November 21, 2013.

Talent Management for Collaboration - December 2013, Toronto

ICF MidWest Regional Conference - June 20-22, 2013, Minneapolis. Registration now open at http://www.icf-midwest.com

Group Coaching - ICF Hyderbad (India) Chapter, March 7, 2013 (Virtual Event)

Doing More with Less: Time Management and Personal Productivity, Women in Capital Markets, March 6, 2013

Developing Your Leadership Capacity - 18th Leadership Succession Conference, Toronto, Feb 14, 2013

Talent Management for a Collaborative Workforce - 3rd Breaking Down Silos Conference, Federated Press, Toronto, December 11 and 12

Advanced Skills in Program Management - Internal HR Conference, Federated Press, Toronto, December 11 and 12, 2012


Marketing Group Coaching - September 12, 2012 - Presentation to Wellness Coaches

Emotional Intelligence and Leadership - Women in Capital Markets, Toronto, May 10, 2012

Group Coaching - Boosting Collaboration and Creating Connection.
ICF 2012 Midwest Regional Conference, Chicago, June 22-23, 2012. http://www.icf-midwestregionalconference.com

Building Leadership Capacity Through Coaching
- Public Sector HR 2012 - The Conference Board of Canada, Ottawa, February 27-28, 2012

Group Coaching Presentation - Coaching Group, March 1, 2012

Designing Great Group Programs - Group Coaching SIG, Thursday April 5, 2-3 pm Eastern (Monthly Teleconference)Managing Performance-Ravaging Toxic Communication Styles - What To Do? HRPA Conference 2012, February 1, 2012, Toronto.

Group Coaching - Retreat ICF SIG, February 2, 2012.

Group Coaching - What? So What? Now What? - Webinar. VICA Virtual Annual Conference for International Coaching Week, February 10, 2012

Group Coaching In Organizations - International Coach Federation SIG Presentation, December

Talent Management for Collaboration - Federated Press, Toronto, December 2011

Now What? Six Success Strategies for Today's Workforce. Private Event, December 5

Program Management - An Advanced Workshop - Federated Press, Toronto, December 2011

A Trainers Essential Coaching Toolkit - CSTD National Conference, Toronto: November 18. 2011.

Group Coaching: Leverage and Impact - From One to Many, Philadelphia Area Coaches Alliance, 2011 Conference - Philadelphia, November 11, 2011.

Mentoring - Essential for your Leadership Development - Private Event: September, 2011

Guest Speaker on the Coaching Lab - Blog Talk Radio. October 24, 2011.

Group Coaching - October 12th - Private Coaching Event

International Business Etiquette - CFA Mentor Program 2011 (Private Event): June 2011

Group Coaching - Teen SIG, August 2, 2011 (Teleconference)

Group Dynamics in the Group Coaching Context - Group Coaching SIG: August 4, 2011 (Teleconference)

Tips and Tools for High Performing Teams. HRANS Conference 2011. Halifax, Nova Scotia, May 4, 2011.

Time Management and Wellness: Focusing in On What's Important - Private Event. March 24, 2011

2011 Mentor and Protege Training - Toronto CFA Society, March and April 2011

Group Coaching Intensive - Toronto, CANADA (April 2-3, 2011): Public Training Program for Coaches and Other Facilitators

Expand Your Business with Group Coaching - 5th Annual Western Coaching Conference. April 29, 2011, Banff, Alberta.

Tips, Traps and Frameworks for Creating High Performing Teams, HRPA Annual Conference, Toronto, February 2-4, 2011.

Group Coaching for Career Coaches: November 10, 2010 (12 - 1 pm ET), Coach U Career Coaching SIG (Teleconference)

Group Coaching By Phone: Increasing Your Impact: PCAM Annual Conference, November 2010, Michigan.
Course Leader: 4th Annual Internal HR Consulting Skills, Federated Press, Toronto, December 15-16, 2010.

Guest Expert on Group Coaching: ICF New York City Chapter, Blog Talk Radio, CoachChat, July 8, 2010.

Encouraging Collaboration - The Science of Leading Teams. Federated Press, Toronto, June 17-18, 2010.
Group Coaching: The Unboxed Brain Series, Coaching Toys (www.coachingtoys.com), March 30, 2010
Group Coaching: ICF Heartland Chapter (Virtual Event), Friday April 9, 2010
Leverage, Balance and Impact - Making this Your Best Year Yet. Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, Run for the Cure, March 6, 2010.
2010 Mentor and Protege Training - Toronto CFA Society: March 2010
Mentoring : An Essential Ingredient to Your Talent Management Strategy
HRPA Conference: January 28, 2010, Toronto, CANADA
Group Coaching: Returning to the Fundamentals
ICF Group Coaching SIG: Thursday January 7: 3-4 pm (ET): Teleconference

Group Coaching: Essential Habits and Innovative Approaches, ICF International Conference, Orlando, December 5, 2009.

Course Leader: 3rd Annual Internal HR Consulting Skills Conference. Federated Press, Toronto. December 16-17, 2009. Presentation on Advanced Skills: Program Development and a separate workshop on Tranformation to HR Business Partner.

Group Coaching: A Method to Support Organizational Performance CSTD/IF TIDO 2009 Conference, Toronto, October 21 2009.

 

International Business Etiquette: Succeeding in Today's Global Business Environment, Toronto CFA Society, July 8, 2009.

Building Your Platform - Blogs, Social Media and More: Toronto ICF GTA Practice Talks, May 5, 2009: Teleconference

Work Life Quality: What? So What? Now What? and Creating an Innovative and Cost-Effective Work-Life Program. 8th Work-Life Conference, Toronto, March 25 and 27 2009.
Tips for Group and Team Coaching
: Toronto ICF GTA Practice Talks, Tuesday February 3 (12 - 12:45 pm) - Teleconference
Course Leader for the Internal HR Consultants Conference, Toronto, Federated Press, December 2008. Presentation on Advanced Program Management Skills.

"Strategic Planning: Situational Analysis and Learning to Allocate Your Resources", Federated Press, Toronto, November 6-7 2008
6 Essential Skills for Success in Today's Workplace: Toronto CFA Society New Member Luncheon, November 2008
8 Habits of Highly Effective Group Coaches, ICF Group Coaching SIG, Sept 2008
Expanding Your Reach: Tips for Group Coachingfor the Career Coaches Community at the CTI Network (Telesession), July 2008

Networking Skills: 6 Habits of Highly Successful Networkers. Toronto CFA Society, July 2008
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Your Onboarding Program, Federated Press: OnBoarding Talent Couse Lecturer, Toronto, June 2008
York Region SME Succession Planning Webinar series Launch. A Business Coaching Perspective: "Relationships are Key to Succession Planning Success" : View my webinar and three others online at www.ysstab.on.ca , June 2008
Leveraging the Power of Relationships: ICF GTA Chapter Meeting, Toronto. April 16, 2008. For further information, click here.
Managing Emergencies in a Global Corporation: Federated Press 4th Emergency Management Conference, Toronto. Download a Program Brochure here.
Expanding Your Reach: Coaching Teams and Groups. ICF Education SIG, March 2008
Leverage Your Time, Save Your Sanity: Work-Life Balance Tips for Busy Professionals. March 2008
An Introduction to Organization and Relationship Systems Coaching - November 11, 2007, CTI-GTA Community
Life on Fire! - Huntsville Independent, Muskoka. July 2007
Learning Lab Facilitator - ASTD 2007 International Conference and Expo, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, June 07.Link to ASTD Conference site here.

Course Leader for the 2nd Annual Leadership Skills for Administrative Professionals - June 13-14, 2007, Toronto, Federated Press. Download a program brochure here. Individual Sessions delivered on Leadership Skills and Project Management.
May 2007: Guest Panelist - Team Coaching. ICF Relationship Special Interest Group (SIG).
November 2006: Retreats that Engage and Stay!, Canadian Society for Training and Development Annual 2006 Conference, Toronto, Canada. Visit www.cstd.ca/conference for more information.
September 2006: 7 Success Strategies for Your Group Program - Workshop, Retreats or Group Coaching, International Coach Federation (ICF) GTA Fall Conference 2006, Kingsbridge Centre. Visit www.gtacoaches.com/conference/#sessionsfor more information

November 2005: Balance Your Life!, Whole Life Expo, Metro Tronto Convention Centre
July 2005: Marketing Strategies for Your Retreat, International Coach Federation Retreat SIG Guest Speaker
April 2005: Engaging Exercises for Teams and Groups, Enterprising Women Muskoka, Gravenhurst, Canada
January 2005: An Evening of Balance, Havergal College Old Girls Foundation

Listen In:

2014 Interview with Mulling at Work, Newstalk 1160, Atlanta (45 minutes). Click here to listen as I discuss team leadership and high performance.

Tricky Issues in Group Coaching (March 2011) (45 minutes)


The 7th Annual - 2010 Year End Group Programs Call (Approximately 50 minutes)


Engaging Your Groups - Techniques in Group Coaching (June 2010) (45 min approx)


Listen to Jennifer speak as the Guest of the New York City International Coach Federation Coach Chat Program on Blog Talk Radio here -July 8, 2010: 30 min (you can listen in a new window or in your browser)

Listen to Jennifer speak about facilitating Virtual Retreats during this BlogHer podcast: http://blogher.org/node/7879