ROAD TEST: TAKE A LOOK AT YOURSELF

In the first of a series of road tests on technological tools, curated by Clare Norman, we look at me:my™coach What is it? Karen Dean, an ICF MCC level executive coach and coach supervisor, created me:my™coach as an online framework for purposeful self-reflection on a recent coaching conversation. The tool enables coaches to examine what was missed and what worked well so they can track their progress from one session to the next, testing their effectiveness with a particular client, raising awareness and increasing confidence. Who might use it? It is valuable for new coaches, supporting them beyond the classroom, […]

ROADTEST: GETTING TO KNOW ME – THE INSIGHTS DISCOVERY TOOL

  Figure 1 (top) and Figure 2 (bottom)     By Tim Dench and Petra Macdougald We roadtest the psychometric tool, Insights Discovery   What is it? At the very start of the self-awareness journey is Insights Discovery. A psychometric tool based on the psychology of Carl Jung, Insights Discovery is built to help people understand themselves, understand others, and make the most of the relationships that affect them in the workplace. The Insights Discovery methodology uses a simple and memorable four-colour model (see The Insights Wheel, Figure 1) to help people understand their style, their strengths and the value they […]

TOOLBOX: ROAD TEST – HOW ARE YOU IN YOURSELF?

We road test JCA Global’s The Feelings Wheel   What is it? As part of its toolkit of resources for accredited practitioners in Emotional Intelligence (EI), people development and business psychology consultancy, JCA Global, part of PSI, a global workplace solutions provider, embraced the theory of emotion experts Robert Plutchik and James Russell to develop the Feelings Wheel, a tool that gives coach and client the language to explore feelings, and enables the client to access how they feel in a specific situation.   How it works In business, we’re often told to leave our emotions at the door, but […]