01
Jun

0
The Three Lenses

The Three Lenses | Perspective

As much as people extol the virtues the Golden Rule (“do unto others”), we do not always put it into action. In fact, almost everyone has encountered someone who made them feel unwelcome, undervalued, or generally unappreciated. It can be a challenge to co-exist with these difficult individuals. But what actually went wrong? Is this […]

29
Dec

0
Be Do Have

Be Do Have

How many times have you told yourself that you just need a little bit more time/money/experience, and if you just had this thing, you could finally achieve something you have been yearning for? How many times have you not followed through on something waiting to get what you thought you needed? This train of thought […]

17
Nov

0
10-10-10 decision making method

10-10-10: 10 Days, 10 Months, 10 Years

What is the 10-10-10 decision making method? The 10-10-10 decision making method goes by several names (my favorite is the “diaper test”). It is fairly straightforward – there are a few variations – but the basic model is put to use when faced with a tough decision, and calls upon you to frame your perspective […]

03
Nov

0
S.M.A.R.T.E.R. goals

SMARTER goals

Get SMARTER with your goal setting strategies. In a previous post we mentioned the importance of using the SMART goal framework to assist with your goal setting. SMART is a mnemonic device that comes up often in coaching, self-help, and goal setting conversations because of its usefulness. It stands for: S (Specific): Your goal must […]

08
Sep

5
S.M.A.R.T. Goals

SMART Goals

Developing a SMART goal helps you make sure your goal is focused. It also makes it easier to measure the progress you are making toward your desired result, because by design, this method adds a quantitative element to track progress. What is a SMART Goal? The SMART acronym stand for: – Specific: A specific goal […]

19
May

0
Conversation Models for Coaches

Conversation Models for Coaches

In a coaching relationship it is generally the coachees job to decide on the agenda for a coaching interaction. The coach’s role is to take that agenda and manage the conversation so the client arrives (at some point) at their desired destination. The coach asks questions that help the client go deeper, think new thoughts […]

21
Apr

2
The GROW Coaching Model

The GROW Coaching Model

The GROW coaching model is a simple but powerful framework that can be applied to structure coaching and mentoring sessions, as well as self-administered by an individual trying to get themselves unstuck. The acronym G.R.O.W. stands for the Goal, the current Reality, Options and finding the Will to move forward. This process was first developed in the United […]

24
Feb

0
The Coaching Funnel

The Coaching Funnel Model

The Coaching Funnel is a model of a coaching dialog which allows sufficient time on the front end to explore a situation before generating options and actions. It begins with a narrowly focused goal to help determine an ultimate objective. After establishing “the goal” the process goes on to open questions which allows for further […]