Goal-Setting Toolkit: Step by Step Instructions on How and When To Use These Goal-Setting Tools!

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This article about our goal-setting tools and toolkit was written in answer to a request for more information on how to use our toolkits more effectively. But these articles are also helpful if you’re looking for a coaching process to follow, want to create a Coaching Program or workshop or perhaps simply want some new coaching tool ideas for your toolkit!

In this article we describe each goal-setting tool in the toolkit, its purpose, how and when to use it, give additional tips AND identify which tools work in coaching sessions, as homework, in workshops or teleseminars and group coaching!

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7 More Career Coaching Tools and Ideas for Clients Who Have Absolutely No Idea What They Want!

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This article follows on from 7 Career Coaching Tools and Ideas For Clients Who Have Absolutely No Idea What They Want!

So, here are 7 MORE Career Coaching Tools and Ideas for the client who wants a new career – but has absolutely no idea where to start! ‘Future’ Self Exercises and Inquiries Part 3. (Parts 1 and 2 can be found here) A final idea is to ask them to write out what a day in their ideal work day would look like. The more detail they go into the better – you can ask them to use their Read More…

Career Coaching Tools: When Clients Have Absolutely No Idea What They Want!

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Have a client who wants a new career but has absolutely no idea where to start? Well, that’s where Career Coaching Tools and Exercises come in really handy to get them started on their inner journeys. Because when a client truly has no idea – looking within is the only place to start.

Firstly, if you think you’re going to have more clients like this, I highly recommend getting yourself the latest edition of, “What Color is Your Parachute” by Richard Bolles – if only so you can recommend it to your clients! It has some great career coaching tools, Read More…

Coaching Tools 101 - The GROW Model as the ULTIMATE Coaching Tool, Questions and Why it Always Works!

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There are many, many different coaching models out there but I still haven’t found anything that beats the GROW model for simplicity, effectiveness and results. If you embrace the GROW model – your clients will love you and you’ll never lose track in a coaching session again.

So, you probably use the GROW model (or T-GROW) without even realizing it:

T – Topic (Session Topic) G – Goal (Session Goal) R – Reality (Where they are and what’s going on for them) O – Options (Ideas and brainstorming – what they COULD do to move forwards) W – Read More…

The 5 Simplest Coaching Questions to Brainstorm Actions and Move Your Clients Forwards!

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Below are 5 of the simplest coaching questions that are super helpful when brainstorming actions. I find these questions useful in a business context because they are straightforward and immediately practical.

These coaching questions are also particularly helpful at the end of a seminar or workshop to help people take action and cement learning around a new skill or knowledge. And they are also great questions to ask when a client feels stuck, or is struggling with a big or difficult goal.

And what I love about these coaching questions is that they’re so easy to remember. Now that Read More…

Why Black or White Thinking May be Keeping Keep Your Clients Stuck!

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I don’t know about you, but ‘Black or White’ or ‘All or Nothing’ thinking is one of the commonest issues I see with my coaching clients. When a client is stuck – it’s often because they are looking at the world through this Black or White thinking filter – called a Cognitive Distortion (check this article out for more info. on what Cognitive Distortions are and a free tool to help you identify them!)

So, the big problem with Black or White thinking is that it forces a ‘Grey’ world full of possibilities, options and ideas into just two choices Read More…