About Joyce Odidison – Our Founder
Joyce Odidison, MA, PCC
Conflict Analyst, Strategist, Speaker, Author,
Interpersonal Wellness Expert & Coach
Business Owner: Joyce Odidison founded her company in 1996, and has been serving clients across Canada, and the globe for over 20 years. She is President, CEO, and Training Director of Interpersonal Wellness Services Inc. (IWS). IWS is an Organizational Development, Coaching, and Training firm, specializing in Workplace Wellness, Respectful Workplace, and Leadership Coaching.
Conflict Analysis: At the core, Joyce is a Conflict Analyst, with a unique ability to diagnose what is causing conflict in a team or an organization, and help the parties involved move to collaboration and start working well, to attain the goals of their organization or group. This distinct trademark is evident in her organizational development, wellness, and leadership coaching work.
Program Development: Joyce is the founder of Canada’s Premiere Wellness Coach Training Institute, offering an International Coach Federation approved Certification since 2012. The now internationally recognized program, trains students around the globe; with a curriculum that focuses on Leadership, Workplace Wellness, and Interpersonal skills improvement; with a foundation on the holistic Wellness Improvement System concept, one of Joyce’s trademark designs.
Respectful Workplace and Leadership Coaching: Joyce has provided Respectful Workplace, Leadership coaching, training, and support, for organizations such as Standard Aero Ltd., Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries, Red River College and Health Canada.
Speaker and Instructor: Joyce has been training and speaking for 20 years. She is a passionate group facilitator and has been a sessional instructor at the University of Winnipeg, University of Manitoba and Red River College for the past twelve years.
Education and Coaching Credentials: Joyce has a Master’s Degree in Conflict Analysis and Management, is a Certified Training and Development Professional (CTDP) and Professional Certified Coach (PCC), with the International Coaching Federation.
Features and Publications: Joyce is the author of 5 books:
- Getting Ready for Mediation (2004)
- Interpersonal Wellness System Coaching Tool Kit (2010)
- Coaching Interpersonal Skills and Wellness Competencies (2013)
- Wellness Improvement System Assessment Instrument (2014)
- Hurt, Upset, Angry, Frustrated (2016) – New Book!
Community Involvement: Joyce is an active community leader, serving as a mentor with MB Marketing Network, as a Board of Director with organizations such as United Way Winnipeg, New Directions, and The Coach Initiative. Joyce is a daughter, niece, friend, wife to Misan, and mother of two adult children.