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Contracting 16: 3-Way Contracting helps to get everybody reading from the same page

3-Way Contracting in Coaching and Mentoring . . . will help you bring all stakeholders on board and reading from the same page. This is essential to your success when working as a coach or mentor in an organisational context.

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Contracting 15: 3 Way Contracting Helps to Keep Everybody on Message

In my experience 3 Way Contracting . . . of coaching and mentoring is the best way of keeping everybody ‘on message’ when your client is an organisation rather than an individual. The omission of 3 Way Contracting of coaching

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Contracting 14: Key Question 6 for Contracting in an Organisation

Key Question 6 . . . for successful contracting of coaching or mentoring in an organisation puts its focus absolutely on to your coachee or mentee. Having asked yourself the first 5 Key Questions about the wider organisational context you

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Contracting 13: Key Questions 4 & 5 for Contracting in an Organisation

Key Questions 4 & 5 . . . for contracting coaching in organisations build on the 3 questions we have considered already.  The 6 Key Questions we’re exploring are designed to help you to scope the territory before starting the

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Contracting 12: Key Question 3 for Contracting in an Organisation

Key Question 3 for successful contracting . . . of coaching or mentoring in an organisation focuses on where the ownership lies for the learning and the resultant action. Clarifying this at the outset is central to your coachee or

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Contracting 11: Key Question 2 for Contracting in an Organisation

Key Question 2 for successful contracting in an organisation builds on the key question we explored last week These first 2 questions focus on helping you to gain an understanding of the organisational context for the coaching or mentoring. This

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Contracting 10: 6 Key Questions for Contracting in an Organisation

Asking yourself some key questions . . . when coaching in organisations, before you start the contracting process, is likely to prevent misunderstandings further down the line. This is particularly important when the person who is commissioning you is not

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Contracting 9: How Many People are in Your Coaching Relationship?

Understanding who is a stakeholder . . . in the outcome of the coaching and mentoring process is an important part of contracting especially if somebody other than your coachee or mentee is your client.  By ‘client’, in this context

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Contracting 8: Reflecting Before the Event

Time spent reflecting on contracting BEFORE you contact each client is time very well spent! If clarity and transparency, which we explored last week, are at the heart of good coaching and mentoring then reflecting on contracting BEFORE you contact

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Contracting 7: Clarity, Transparency . . . and then a List?

Clarity and transparency are at the heart of good coaching and mentoring . . . clarity of purpose and transparency of process. Once this is secured then everything else just falls into place. Honestly! Effectively managing – or not managing

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