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Leadership Coaching Card Deck

leadership coaching tools card deck
DECK OF CARDS – The Changes Cards deck includes 63 cards: 7 questions for each of the 7 dimensions of life, 6 activity cards (2 for individuals, 2 for one-one, 2 for groups), 7 explanation cards for each of the 7 dimensions of life, and 1 introduction card.
POSITIVE CHANGES – The Changes Framework is a tool for the office, the team and even at home. This framework helps ask better questions, of ourselves and others, resulting in goal accomplishment, improved relationships and less stress.
CREATE A BETTER UNDERSTANDING – The Changes Cards include 49 questions that help create better understanding of self and others – resulting in improved work dynamics, better relationships, goal achievement and reduced stress. There are seven questions for each of the seven aspects of our lived experience.
7 CONSISTENT PREDICTORS OF SUCCESS – The framework covers the 7 most consistent predictors of success when creative positive change – professionally and personally. The 7 predictors include: Cognition, Heart, Action, Nourishment, Guts, Environment and Spirit.
CHANGES FRAMEWORK – The Changes Framework is at the heart of the card deck and the Changes book. This framework is a tool to help individuals and groups explore the biggest predictors of sustainable change, in work and life.

Leadership Coaching Tools, Tips, and Ideas

  1. Active Listening: Practice active listening to understand your team better.
  2. Empathy: Show empathy towards your team members’ concerns and feelings.
  3. Communication Skills: Work on improving your communication skills.
  4. Feedback: Give and receive constructive feedback regularly.
  5. Goal Setting: Set clear and achievable goals for yourself and your team.
  6. Time Management: Master time management techniques to be more efficient.
  7. Delegation: Learn to delegate tasks effectively.
  8. Conflict Resolution: Develop conflict resolution skills.
  9. Decision-Making: Make informed and timely decisions.
  10. Problem-Solving: Enhance your problem-solving abilities.
  11. Self-awareness: Reflect on your strengths and weaknesses as a leader.
  12. Team Building: Foster a sense of unity and cooperation within your team.
  13. Motivation: Find ways to motivate and inspire your team.
  14. Adaptability: Be flexible and adapt to changing situations.
  15. Creativity: Encourage creative thinking and innovation.
  16. Transparency: Be open and honest in your communication.
  17. Trust: Build and maintain trust with your team.
  18. Conflict Management: Develop strategies for managing conflicts within the team.
  19. Mentorship: Consider mentoring or being mentored.
  20. Leadership Styles: Understand different leadership styles and when to use them.
  21. Team Diversity: Embrace diversity within your team.
  22. Crisis Management: Be prepared to handle crises effectively.
  23. Ethical Leadership: Lead with integrity and ethical principles.
  24. Stress Management: Learn to manage stress and help your team do the same.
  25. Feedback Culture: Create a culture of giving and receiving feedback.
  26. Decision-Making Models: Explore various decision-making models.
  27. Change Management: Handle organizational changes smoothly.
  28. SWOT Analysis: Use SWOT analysis for strategic planning.
  29. Leadership Assessments: Take leadership assessments for self-improvement.
  30. Coaching Skills: Develop coaching skills to help your team grow.
  31. Appreciative Inquiry: Apply the principles of appreciative inquiry.
  32. Storytelling: Use storytelling to convey your vision and goals.
  33. Networking: Build a strong professional network.
  34. Conflict Avoidance: Learn when to avoid unnecessary conflicts.
  35. Data Analysis: Use data-driven insights to make decisions.
  36. Resilience: Cultivate resilience in yourself and your team.
  37. Continuous Learning: Never stop learning and improving.
  38. Team Empowerment: Empower your team to take ownership of their work.
  39. Decision Trees: Use decision trees for complex choices.
  40. Emotional Intelligence: Develop emotional intelligence.
  41. Appraisal and Recognition: Recognize and reward achievements.
  42. Cross-functional Teams: Foster collaboration among different departments.
  43. Strategic Planning: Create a clear strategic plan.
  44. Leading Remote Teams: Learn to lead remote teams effectively.
  45. Innovation Labs: Establish innovation labs for creative solutions.
  46. Leadership Workshops: Attend leadership workshops and seminars.
  47. Leadership Development Plans: Create personalized development plans.
  48. Feedback Surveys: Conduct surveys to gather feedback.
  49. Employee Engagement: Focus on employee engagement strategies.
  50. Customer Focus: Put the customer at the center of decision-making.
  51. Diversity and Inclusion Training: Invest in diversity and inclusion training.
  52. Authenticity: Be authentic in your leadership style.
  53. Coaching Circles: Form coaching circles for peer learning.
  54. Mental Health Support: Promote mental health awareness and support.
  55. Leadership Assessments: Use leadership assessments for team members.
  56. Self-Care: Prioritize self-care to maintain your well-being.
  57. Cross-cultural Leadership: Learn about cross-cultural leadership.
  58. Leadership Retreats: Organize leadership retreats for team bonding.
  59. Systems Thinking: Understand and apply systems thinking.
  60. Leadership Literature: Read books on leadership regularly.
  61. Leadership Journals: Keep a leadership journal for self-reflection.
  62. Reverse Mentoring: Consider reverse mentoring with younger team members.
  63. Resource Allocation: Efficiently allocate resources within your team.
  64. Community Engagement: Get involved in community leadership.
  65. Leadership Podcasts: Listen to leadership podcasts for insights.
  66. Time for Innovation: Allocate time for innovative projects.
  67. Leadership 360 Feedback: Seek 360-degree feedback.
  68. Ethical Dilemmas: Prepare for ethical dilemmas in leadership.
  69. Strengths-Based Leadership: Focus on leveraging strengths.
  70. Coaching Models: Explore various coaching models.
  71. Mindfulness: Practice mindfulness for better decision-making.
  72. Decision Support Tools: Use decision support software.
  73. Public Speaking: Improve your public speaking skills.
  74. Digital Leadership: Embrace digital tools for leadership.
  75. Situational Leadership: Adapt your leadership style to the situation.
  76. Leadership Conferences: Attend leadership conferences.
  77. Peer Coaching: Engage in peer coaching relationships.
  78. Conflict Mediation: Learn mediation techniques.
  79. Risk Management: Manage risks effectively.
  80. Leadership Simulations: Use leadership simulations for training.
  81. Leadership Competencies: Define and develop leadership competencies.
  82. Leadership Dashboards: Create leadership performance dashboards.
  83. Collaborative Tools: Use collaborative software for team coordination.
  84. Leadership Books: Read classic leadership books.
  85. Customer Feedback: Incorporate customer feedback into improvements.
  86. Leadership Ethics: Discuss ethical dilemmas with your team.
  87. Coaching Apps: Explore coaching apps for leadership development.
  88. Peer Accountability: Promote peer accountability within the team.
  89. Strategic Partnerships: Form strategic partnerships for growth.
  90. Strengths Assessments: Use strengths assessments for team members.
  91. Conflict Transformation: Transform conflicts into opportunities.
  92. Scenario Planning: Plan for various scenarios.
  93. Leadership Assessments: Regularly assess your leadership skills.
  94. Emotional Agility: Develop emotional agility for better leadership.
  95. Cross-functional Training: Train team members in other areas.
  96. Leadership TED Talks: Watch inspiring leadership TED Talks.
  97. Ethical Decision-Making: Teach ethical decision-making to your team.
  98. Mindful Leadership: Lead with mindfulness and presence.
  99. Leadership Challenges: Embrace leadership challenges as learning opportunities.
  100. Celebrate Success: Celebrate achievements and milestones with your team.

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