Montreal, Quebec. September 6-9, 2017


 Thank you for joining us at the Reflections 2017 Conference!

We are pleased to announce our 2018 event CoachingOurselves: A Day with Henry Mintzberg and the CoachingOurselves Team. Join us on September 7th, 2018 at the prestigious McGill Faculty Club in Montreal to immerse yourself in the world of peer-coaching with Henry Mintzberg and Phil LeNir. For more information and to register, click here.

The Reflections 2017 Global Conference is now complete and was a huge success.  We want to extend the warmest thank you to everyone who joined us and to our esteemed speakers who made this a truly special event.  It was inspiring to see everyone come together to learn and improve their leadership development practices through CoachingOurselves’ peer-coaching methodology.

If you weren’t able to attend, click here to view photos of what you missed, including eye-opening sessions and workshops by the likes of CoachingOurselves co-founders Henry Mintzberg and Philip LeNir, author and management great Philip Kotler, professor and consultant Raye Kass, and many of our esteemed partners.  Video recordings of all sessions will be available soon!

Stay tuned for information on the Reflections 2018 Conference!  We’ll see you there!


Join Henry Mintzberg with L&D, OD and HR professionals from around the world.

Using CoachingOurselves Peer-Coaching to improve organizational performance!

What is Reflections 2017 Global Conference? Two highly interactive days, 15+ renowned speakers, the Great Canadian Canoe Trip, and a lot more! Built around Henry Mintzberg’s approach to leadership development, communityship, and views of rebalancing society, the Reflections 2017 Global Conference is a unique opportunity to interact directly with top management thinkers, leaders, and pioneers from around the world.

During this two day event you will focus on exploring CoachingOurselves, Mintzberg’s approach to management and leadership development through peer-coaching groups. CoachingOurselves Peer-coaching is used by over 20,000 leaders in organizations around the world.

At this conference you will learn why organizations use CoachingOurselves peer-coaching, how it’s deployed and scaled, and how they evaluate results. There will be dozens of practitioners from organizations around the world sharing their experiences helping you learn about this powerful approach to developing leaders and organizations.

In addition you will be able to participate in a parallel event focused on social change, based on Henry Mintzberg’s “Rebalancing Society” work.

Day 1: 
September 7th, 2017

Are you OD or HR professional constantly challenged to deliver engaging programs with organizational impact? Day one will focus on exploring CoachingOurselves, Mintzberg’s approach to management and leadership development through peer-coaching groups.

This day provides a unique chance to interact with and learn directly from Henry Mintzberg and CoachingOurselves authors including Philip Kotler, Edgar Schein, and Raye Kass. 

Attendees will experience:

  • Hands-on sessions and workshops – facilitated by world-renowned authors, such as Philip Kotler, and keynotes with thinkers such as Edgar Schein and Henry Mintzberg.
  • Customer and partner insights – Real world stories of how customers and partners of CoachingOurselves, the Henry Mintzberg Program, are creating leadership development programs which develop individuals, teams, and change the organization.
  • Network gatherings – Tap into an intelligent, forward-thinking global community to connect and share with.

Day 2: 
September 8th, 2017

During the second day we have prepared sessions focused on designing programs with CoachingOurselves. You will learn from professor Jonathan Gosling and participate in an innovation lab for the CoachingOurselves L&D Community. 

The day will conclude with a master session by Dan Pontefract, former head of learning at Telus. Dan will lead us on an exploration of his latest work the Purpose Effect: how you can achieve a purpose mindset, on a personal level and for the organization where you work.

Running in parallel on Day 2 will be Henry Mintzberg’s “Rebalancing Society” event — for L&D or operational leaders interested in learning from and working with leaders of other sectors for positive change. Participants to the CoachingOurselves conference will have full access to all sessions from this “Rebalancing Society” event.

Attendees will experience:

  • Workshops and Seminars – Work through the design and delivery of sophisticated leadership development programs with CoachingOurselves.
  • Exploratory sessions – Actively discuss issues and learn best practices around peer-coaching.
  • Entertainment – It’s not all work – you also get to party with your peers!


Day 3: 
September 9th, 2017
The Great Canadian Canoe Trip

After those fully packed days, let’s reconnect with nature, as it is the tradition with Henry and the CoachingOurselves team. Join Henry and the CO team for a canoe trip in Mont Tremblant National Park.  

 Visit to learn more about the approach and the catalog of over 80 peer-coaching modules

Keep blazing your trail to success! 
Continue learning how CoachingOurselves can help you connect to your learners in a whole new way.




Justification Letter

Prior to the conference, you might have to submit a letter to your manager and/or organization to approve the costs associated with attending Reflections 2017 Conference. We have created a document that you can use to help with your efforts. Download it here.



Telus Transformation Office: The team that helped lead TELUS to become one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures is now available to help your company transform a good culture into a great one.


Attendees will rececive a free copy of Dan Pontefract’s book:
The Purpose Effect: Building Meaning in Yourself, Your Role and Your Organization