Wholistic Life Coach Training

A Summary of Course Content

Coaching and mentoring skills, applied with the understanding of personality dynamics, are used to motivate, inspire and engage others to achieve their highest possible expression in their lives, whether personally or professionally, that they might not have thought possible. These skills, when applied in a coaching context, help to increase your staff or client retention dramatically by demonstrating a deep interest in their outcomes.

Here is a summary of the topics covered in this course:


Module One: Defining Coaching, Mentoring, G.R.O.W.

  • What is Coaching?
  • What is Mentoring?
  • Introducing the GROW Model — how to think about coaching/mentoring

Module Two: The Requirements of Trust

  • What is Trust?
  • Trust and Coaching
  • Building Trust
  • Providing Feedback
  • The Feedback Sandwich
  • Providing Constructive Criticism
  • Communication Tools
  • Paper Work And Processes To Start Working With Your Client


Module Three: Preferences and Goal Setting Patterns

  • Personal Life Issues and Setting Goals
  • Goals in the Context of GROW
  • Identifying Appropriate Goal Areas
  • The 80/20 Rule
  • Type and the MBTI™
  • Temperament Theory — A Simplified Version
  • Who Am I and Who Are You?

Module Four: The Challenges of Change

  • Common Roadblocks for the Coach and the Client
  • Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
  • The Coach and the Client Act As a Team
  • The Journey — Where We Are Is Where We Start
  • The Coaching Developmental Process
  • Assertiveness Skills — Honouring Parameters


Module Five: Establish Goals

  • Setting SMART Goals — working with goals and keeping focused
  • The Three P's
  • BOATLY — Goal-setting Refinements

Module Six: Define the Present Reality

  • Getting a Picture of Where You Are — assist your clients in assessing their reality
  • Defining the Problem
  • Duncker Diagrams
  • Defining the Present State and the Desired State
  • Creating the Dream Statement — The Vision — The Mental Side
  • Identifying the Obstacles — Letting the Critic speak — The Physical Side

Module Seven: Develop Options

  • Exploring the Past — explore self-defeating beliefs
  • Identifying Paths — now the work begins — The Social-Mental Side
  • Choosing Your Final Approach — setting forth a plan
  • The Strategic Structured Approach
  • Bringing In the Catalyst — The Social-Physical Side
  • The BIG Results
  • Structuring a Plan — Timing and Planning
  • Working With Too Much To Do
  • Saying No — Keeping Focused

Module Eight: Wrap Up

  • Creating the Final Plan — The LAMA Process
  • Identifying the First Step
  • Getting Motivated
  • Vision Management Tools and Suggestions


Module Nine: Transitions

  • How to Know When You've Achieved Success
  • Transitioning the Coachee
  • Wrap it All Up
  • The Basic Differences
  • Adapting the GROW Model for Mentoring
  • Focusing on the Relationship
  • Encouraging Growth and Development
  • Overcoming Roadblocks
  • Re-Evaluating Goals — Focusing on Progress

Module Ten: Coaching Administration Forms

  • Information Sheet
  • First Set of Questions
  • Welcome Letter
  • Coaching Agreement

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