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At A Glance

The first step is to identify the strategy or behavior the Practitioner wants to develop and improve.

Once the Practitioner has identified a target strategy|behavior for practice and development, determine the level of importance the Practitioner gives the development and practice.

Sometimes the Practitioner or Coach do not share the same perception of what the strategy| behavior looks like when it is being ideally implemented.
It is important for a coach to understand how the Practitioner views the ideal implementation of the strategy| behavior and their own behavior in relation to this ideal. In this step, use coaching questions to help the practitioner identify the ideal state of the behavior or strategy and evaluate their current stage of development.
Use the RTG maps (or create an RTG map) to provide clarity and to plan steps and stage of growth.

Collaborate with the Practitioner to create a specific and measurable goal. Make sure this goal has a time frame. Commitments without time frames are not commitments.

Collaborate with Practitioner to determine what support and resources they need and what they need from you as a Coach.

The Practitioner is ready !

At this stage, the Practitioner should have…

  • A clear strategy-behavior identified
  • Clarity on their level of development and what it will take to get to the next level
  • A commitment for what the next steps of action are and the time frame that these actions should take place within
  • Clearly identified benefits and consequences for working hard to achieve the next level of growth
  • Clarity on any supports or resources needed.

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