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February Monthly Meeting 4:30 PM Until 6:30 PM / SOCIAL HOUR (6:30 - 7:30 PM)

Monday, February 11, 2019, 4:30 PM until 6:30 PM
Hyatt Place Worthington
7490 Vantage Dr
Worthington, OH  43235
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Topic: I Can Hear You Now
Speaker:  Janna Yeshanova
CEU:  1.25 Core Competency

4:15 pm - 4:30 pm - DOORS OPEN
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm - MEETING
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm - SOCIAL HOUR


The training directly addresses the core competency of active listening, which is an essential skill for coaches. The ability to understand a client directly improves the coach/client interactions and outcome.


Learning Objectives:

  • Review the ICF core competency of Active Listening.
  • Learn communications techniques to make conversation more effective.
  • Practice active listening.
  • Learn the barriers to listening and how to break down those barriers.

About Janna Yeshanova

Janna Yeshanova, MA, MEd, PCC, 2018 ICF Columbus Chapter Community Lead for the Experience Coaching project, Educational Committee member and founder of Life-Spark, LLC is a dynamic and powerful life coach and trainer. Originally from the former Soviet Union, Janna escaped to the United States when persecution became violent. Arriving in the United States with her family, $126 in her pocket and knowing not a soul, Janna developed problem solving and conflict management skills she now shares with coaching clients. She has published her story in her book “Love Is Never Past Tense”.


For many years Janna taught and trained Conflict Resolution at Antioch University, McGregor School in Yellow Springs OH. When she and her family moved to Columbus, Columbus State Community College invited her to train at the Center for Workforce Development. At the same time, she consulted for various national and international companies including Navistar International, NCR, Honda of America, Mfg., Standard Register, Lexis-Nexis and COSI. Her clients also include various government agencies and non-profit organizations.


Janna leverages her passion and engaging style to help her clients spark the possibilities of their lives. When she is not training or coaching, she offers presentations and group discussions to groups and organizations on goal setting, listening skills and conflict resolution.

*Registrants agree to the ICF Columbus Charter Chapter photography release unless they have otherwise notified the registration table at the meeting.