Applied Coaching Practices

This talk is about my journey to become an ICF certified coach and how I apply those skills both to my role as a strategy consultant and business leader.

Coaching is a powerful discipline that differs from mentoring, teaching and consulting. Applied correctly it can help you have better, more powerful conversations and allow you to overcome difficult challenges.

I'll talk through the skills what I learned and where they align and differ from Agile coaching practices.I'll talk to the most powerful tools I learned that I now apply to all my work such as logical levels. Throughout this, I'll do a couple of simple exercises for the audience to take with them and use.

These skills are valuable to people at every level of the organization and equally, can be applied to all aspects of your life.

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Talk

  1. Introduction - Who am I, how did I get here, why this topic - 5 minutes
  2. What is coaching? - Description of coaching and how it differs from other similar disciplines. Description of the core aspects of a coaching conversation - 10 minutes
  3. As-if shifts - Walkthrough of 8 core as-if shifts with examples. Exercise for the audience to apply at their tables (or neighbours). 15 minutes.
  4. Logical levels - Talk through the logical levels and discuss how this can be applied to business conversations - 10 minutes
  5. Wrap-up - Provide a brief overview of other aspects of coaching and where to find out more. Q&A - 5 minutes

Learning Outcome

  1. What is coaching and how it differs from other disciplines
  2. Some simple tools to apply to their everyday conversations
  3. Where to find out more

Target Audience

Anybody with an interest in how to have better and more productive conversations

Prerequisites for Attendees

An open mind. If attendees already have experience with coaching however there may not be as much in this for them.

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  • Shane Hastie
    By Shane Hastie  ~  1 month ago
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    Hi Peter

    Please could you record a brief (3-5) minute video overview of the talk for us to see you in action, or point to a recording of you giving a talk elsewhere.

    We need this ASAP to help with the session selections.

    Many thanks

    Shane

    • Peter Maddison
      By Peter Maddison  ~  1 week ago
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      Hi Shane, 

      Sorry, this totally slipped off my radar. There is a recording of a talk I gave a month or so back on my securing with TACOs talk on here (different space, different topic). I've also recorded a short video I'll upload. 

      Cheers

      Peter


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