ROD FRANCIS, is faculty head and creator of the Emergent Coach Training program and the founder of InterActualizer. Rod’s early interest in physical performance led him via an elite national academy in his home country of Australia onwards to an extensive international performing, teaching, directing and choreographic career. Following a period as an entrepreneur, his deep interest and learning in human optimization and change drove a transition into coaching and then onwards to professional coach training program development both in Europe and the USA, training around 2000 industry professionals to date in his methods. His personal meditation practice commenced almost 40 years ago, he’s a qualified MBSR teacher, a dharma leader with Chattanooga Insight and a Certified Focusing Professional and Trainer. Rod’s deep interest in ancient and indigenous wisdom, his personal wilderness rites of passage experiences, love of storytelling and myth all inform the Empowerment Retreat program as they do the Emergent Coach Training model. Alongside his work within InterActualizer and a private coaching practice, Rod consults and coaches with organizations and leaders, and hosts a monthly radio show on NPR in the USA called The Story of Change.
Events with Rod Francis
September 1 - 5, 2023
THE EMPOWERMENT RETREAT “STAND STILL. THE TREES AHEAD AND THE BUSHES BESIDE YOU ARE NOT LOST. WHEREVER YOU ARE IS CALLED HERE. AND YOU MUST TREAT IT AS A POWERFUL STRANGER, MUST ASK PERMISSION TO KNOW IT AND BE KNOWN.…