Coaching Circles: Be Your Best!

Jump-start your New Year’s resolutions with renewed focus on being your Best Self! Perhaps you want to leave an old situation behind, or start on a new path to a new goal, or take a big step forward on your current path.

In some cases you can turn to friends and mentors for help, but other times you need the clarity, motivation, and accountability provided by a great coach.

Join WITI Boston as we host a group of outstanding coaches as they share their views on what can make the coaching experience a game-changer for you. You’ll choose two differ- ent coaches to learn from and attend their coaching circles. During the 40-minute sessions, coaches will provide insight into their fields of expertise and answer your questions. See the coaches’ bios to get started on choosing your two coaching circles!

Meet These Coaches:
- Business Coach
- Career Coach
- Executive Coaching & Development u Nutrition, Health, and Wellness
- Time Management Skills

Featured Speaker(s)

Nicolette Blanco, Health Coach and Functional Nutrition Specialist

Her clients: Men and women seeking to understand and address the root causes of their symptoms and embrace joy in their lives.

Areas of specialization: Functional Medicine.

Her superpower: Helping clients understand that true health is not about depriving themselves of the things they shouldn’t have, but rather about embracing the deliciousness that life has to offer, both in terms of food and life experiences.

About Nicolette: Nicolette’s passion lies in uncovering root causes of clients’ symptoms in order to eradicate them at the source and bring about true healing.
Certifications: B.A, Psychology, The Catholic University of America; Certified Health Coach, The Institute for Integrative Nutrition; ongoing courses in Functional Medicine.

Contact: [email protected]; 508-785-5554.

Opening discussion: Nicolette will open her session with her top strategies for maintaining optimal health.

Kelly Botto, Executive Coaching and Professional Development

Her clients: Executives and other leaders. Organizations providing these services to their employees.

Areas of specialization: Women, interpersonal communication, confidence, conflict management.

Her superpower: Helps leaders uncover strengths they may not be leveraging, and critical issues that may be stalling or limiting their growth. Helps clients improve their leadership skills. Fosters her clients’ ability to move out of their comfort zones, recognize new perspectives, and take action.

About Kelly: Clients describe Kelly as practical, direct, honest, warm, and insightful. Kelly creates a space that allows clients to receive feedback and then use that feedback to generate new ways of thinking and taking action.

Certifications: B.A., Psychology, Saint Anselm College.

Contact: [email protected]; 781-772-8697.

Opening discussion: Kelly will talk about the importance of demonstrating and articulating the value you bring to the organization in which you work.

Nancy McCabe, Individual and Group Business Coach

Her clients: Nancy’s clients have an element of boldness and know what success feels like. They have a vision of what they want next and they’re willing to do the work to get there. Nancy also does training and professional-development classes and is a public speaker.

Areas of specialization: Innovative business leaders, entrepreneurs, and frustrated artists.

Her superpower: Helping people do what they think might be impossible. She helps clients clarify their vision, discover what’s holding them back and why, and then challenges them to stretch, take some risks, and explore their options�"or perhaps even change course.

About Nancy: Nancy came into coaching partly in pinstripes, partly in a pink Cadillac. She worked in banking and then in high tech. After that she build a successful direct-sales business and earned the famous pink Cadillac. Seven years ago, her coach asked a zinger: “What do you really want?” So she sent back the sweet set of wheels and set off on her coaching career.

Certifications: Certified Positive Psychology Coach and Group Coach from the School for Coaching Mastery and ICF; Member of the National Speakers Association.

Contact: [email protected].

Opening discussion: Nancy will engage participants interactively about her opening topic, “The 5 Steps to Creating Change That Sticks.”

Kathryn McKinnon, Time Management Coach

Her clients: Corporations, executives, professionals, and business owners who don’t have enough time to get everything done and are not satisfied with the results they get with their time. Kathryn is also a speaker, seminar leader, and author.

Areas of specialization: Time management, productivity, holistic approach to managing time.

Her superpower: Helps clients add structure to their day, reduce the chaos, boost energy, and explode their productivity with her “Triple Your Time Today Signature Executive Coaching and Training System.”

About Kathryn: She uses an interactive approach to connect with her audience and delivers practical content they can apply immediately. She offers time management best practices, strategies, tools, and techniques to help motivated executives and business owners overwhelmed and pulled in too many directions. She has spent over 32 years in business and 20 years as an Executive Coach and Speaker inspiring thousands of executives, professionals and business owners to create order out of chaos and change the way they spend their time so they can live more productive, balanced lives. Author of “Triple Your Time Today,” a bestseller on Amazon.

Certifications: MBA Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School Executive Coach,
WBENC Certified Women's Business Enterprise.

Contact: [email protected] 781-631-2193

Kim Meninger, Career Coach

Her clients: Mid- to senior-level professionals who want to advance their careers or transition to opportunities that better leverage their strengths.

Areas of specialization: Networking; career exploration/clarification; packaging individuals for target roles; overcoming the impostor syndrome; maximizing influence and visibility; developing strategic relationships.

Her superpower: Helping professionals to develop powerful narratives that connect the dots between their previous work and their target roles; making mutually beneficial connections across her network; empowering professionals to build strategic relationships.

About Kim: Prior to starting her own coaching business, for more than 10 years Kim had a successful career managing strategic business partnerships at EMC and Monster Worldwide. She leverages the strategies and best practices she mastered in her own high-tech career to help others maximize success in their careers.

Certifications: B.A., Psychology, Boston College; M.B.A., Boston College; Certificate in Executive Leadership, Cornell University; ICF Associate Certified Coach; CCE Board Certified Coach; Certified Career and Life Purpose Coach; Certified Executive and Leadership Development Coach; Certified 360Reach Analyst.

Contact: [email protected]; 508-740-9158.

Opening discussion: Kim will open her session by discussing the most important question to consider when thinking about taking your next career step.

Men are always welcome and encouraged to attend all WITI events.

Schedule of Events

5:30pm - Registration, Networking and Appetizers
6:15pm - WITI overview and introductions
6:30pm - Program and Discussion
8:15pm - Raffle Prizes and closing
8:30pm - Event Ends

Meeting Notes

Appetizers and beverages will be provided. If you or your company wish to host or sponsor an event please ask one of the leadership team members listed here. Thank you for your interest.