The LaCl Programme | LaCL: Living A Coaching Lifestyle

The Living A Coaching Lifestyle Programme

The Living A Coaching Lifestyle programme consists of 30 bite-sized learning steps, organised as three modules of ten steps each. Each step consists of a short discussion, an action plan, and an aide memoire represented by a tweet. All parts of the programme are appropriate for self-learning.

Module 1

Designing the plans: employing the GROW model

Module 2

Laying the foundations: developing the core skills

Module 3

Building a coaching lifestyle: applying your learning

LS1: Where are you now?

LS1 is designed to help you:

  • identify your starting point for LaCL
  • reflect on who you are and what you do
  • decide on your way of processing the materials
  • start climbing the staircase

LS11: What is a coaching lifestyle?

LS11 is designed to help you:

  • define your version of a coaching life-style
  • make the most of every opportunity
  • understand ‘unconscious competence’
  • realise the power of the role -model

LS21: What is applied coaching?

LS21 is designed to help you:

  • revisit a ‘purist’ approach to coaching
  • recognise two branches in a coaching approach
  • make your own judgements about applied coaching
  • understand that LaCL is a way of being

LS2: What are your current goals?

LS2 is designed to help you:

  • see a future of limitless possibilities
  • refine your ‘doing’ and ‘being’ goals
  • take responsibility for your behavioural choices
  • complete ‘the wheel of life’ exercise

LS12: How good is your listening?

LS12 is designed to help you:

  • listen for understanding
  • understand the enormous power of listening
  • differentiate the four levels
  • see that listening is a way of serving people

LS22: How can I utilise a coaching approach at work?

LS22 is designed to help you:

  • decide how you can use coaching at work
  • promote a coaching culture to your workplace
  • blossom where you are planted
  • learn from case-study material

LS3: What do you believe about your own potential?

LS3 is designed to help you:

  • verbalise your perception of your potential
  • develop a questioning approach to life
  • adopt an optimistic mindset
  • make changes one step at a time

LS13: What is the quality of the questions you are posing?

LS13 is designed to help you:

  • adopt a questioning approach to life
  • pose the right question at the right time
  • use questions to broaden and deepen your thinking
  • use questions to support the planning process

LS23: Can coaching impact the organisational atmosphere?

LS23 is designed to help you:

  • understand social and emotional atmosphere
  • tailor strategy to organizational readiness
  • recognize where your organization is in its life-cycle
  • see that ‘coached’ workers are an asset

LS4: How can you release more of your true potential?

LS4 is designed to help you:

  • develop yourself from inside out
  • identify what drives you
  • believe in your own growth potential
  • invest in reflection as a growth activity

LS14: Can you transform plans into action?

LS14 is designed to help you:

  • turn plans into concrete action
  • generate commitment to the planned action
  • test the utility of the plan
  • evaluate commitment at the level of the will

LS24: Can coaching make people really matter at work?

LS24 is designed to help you:

  • evaluate the level of love in your workplace
  • understand that you can make a difference
  • employ left and right brain approaches
  • balance procedure and autonomy

LS5: Can you use a simple model to live a coaching lifestyle?

LS5 is designed to help you:

  • balance ‘doing’ and ‘being’ goals
  • understand the GROW model
  • experiment with it at home and at work
  • make the model your own

LS15: Who provides you with support and challenge?

LS15 is designed to help you:

  • understand the power of support and challenge
  • broaden your ‘mastermind group’
  • find the right balance in any situation
  • seek the support and challenge you need

LS25: Can coaching facilitate happiness-centred business?

LS25 is designed to help you:

  • learn how business, happiness and money can mix
  • understand good selfish reasons for action
  • focus on quality of service
  • become familiar with a ‘courtesy system’

LS6: Are you setting the agenda for your own life?

LS6 is designed to help you:

  • set ‘doing’ and ‘being’ goals at home and at work
  • capitalise on the power of your reticular activating system (RAS)
  • use SMART models to set goals
  • maximise left brain and right brain approaches

LS16: Are you committed to developing a coaching lifestyle?

LS16 is designed to help you:

  • evaluate your commitment to LaCL
  • reflect on the skill/will matrix
  • accelerate into the top right quadrant
  • review the core skills of the programme

LS26: Can coaching nuture relentless optimism?

LS26 is designed to help you:

  • receive the prescription for a fulfilled life
  • learn to be an optimist
  • invest in a positive mindset
  • retain your optimism even when things go wrong

LS7: What is your current reality?

LS7 is designed to help you:

  • define your current reality (CR)
  • interrogate this CR in some detail
  • have a coaching conversation with someone you trust
  • remember to invest by staying longer in CR

LS17: What core values support your life's vision?

LS17 is designed to help you:

  • clarify your core values
  • understand the power of your value base
  • articulate a personal vision and mission
  • commit to your conclusions in writing

LS27: Can coaching improve friendships?

LS27 is designed to help you:

  • desire a positive outcome for your client
  • employ a growth mindset
  • conceptualize your four circles
  • maximize coaching with family and friends

LS9: Can you translate your goals into concrete action?

LS9 is designed to help you:

  • comprehend the power of the will
  • use scalar questions to ascertain the level of commitment
  • translate thinking into concrete action plans
  • seek both support and challenge

LS19: How good are you at managing yourself?

LS19 is designed to help you:

  • evaluate the quality of your time management
  • understand the Pareto Principle
  • seek feedback from others
  • develop an effective way of managing yourself

LS29: What is your definition of a coaching lifestyle?

LS29 is designed to help you:

  • enjoy the roses outside your window
  • understand the ‘acres of diamonds’ philosophy
  • live in the moment
  • open your mind to new goals

LS10: What have you learned in studying Module 1?

LS10 is designed to help you:

  • pause, draw breath and review your learning
  • review the nine golden threads of Module One
  • answer the review questions
  • revisit the objectives of the LaCL Programme

LS20: What have you learned in studying Module 2?

LS20 is designed to help you:

  • pause, draw breath and review your learning again
  • review the nine golden threads of Module Two
  • answer the review questions
  • revisit the objectives of the LaCL Programme

LS30: What next?

LS30 is designed to help you:

  • celebrate the completion of the programme
  • decide whether you are brave enough to be a butterfly
  • live a life congruent with your core values
  • review your learning from LaCL