Level Up Group Coaching Program

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Week 1 - Communication Basics

Discussion Points:

  • Types of communication

    • Self Talk; Verbal Communication, Nonverbal Communication, and technical/Passive

  • Influences on Communication Style

    • Attachment & early childhood interactions

      • Modeling

    • Negative core beliefs

    • Shame

    • Intersecting Identities

      • Implicit bias

  • Impact of Communication on Identity

    • Works like a feedback loop (can be working on self esteem but the way we communicate reinforces patterns of being)

    • Self efficacy; Self Esteem

  • Learning about self talk has a major impact on external/Interpersonal communication and knowing the tapes that play in your head will give you clarification on why saying No may be more difficult or why assertive communication feels more difficult to identify or use.

Objectives:

  • Identify the main types of communication including verbal, nonverbal and technological

  • Identify your communication style and the role shame, intersecting identities and implicit bias have played in their development

  • Identify the role of self talk in our overall self esteem, self efficacy and outward communication

  • Establish a baseline of your communication patterns and where you see gaps and holes that may contribute to distress in everyday life

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Homework:

Recording:



Week 2 - How to think, talk and act assertively both personally and professionally

Discussion Points:

  • Review Last Week

  • Thoughts, Feelings and Behaviors all feedback onto each other

  • Thinking Assertively - differences from P, A, and PA; steps to take to achieve this; Uncovering your “go to” style and ways to make transitions to assertiveness

  • Talking Assertively - differences from P, A, and PA; steps to take to achieve this; Uncovering your “go to” style and ways to make transitions to assertiveness

  • Behaving Assertively - differences from P, A, and PA; steps to take to achieve this; Uncovering your “go to” style and ways to make transitions to assertiveness

  • Creating our buy-in and “why” for assertiveness

  • Setting Goals for Long Term Success

Objectives:

  • Understand the integration between thoughts, feelings and behaviors

  • Look more deeply at thoughts, communication and action and identify your go to communication style

  • Develop tangible practices and examples for integrating assertiveness into your thoughts, feelings and actions


Week 3: Implementation Call

 
 

Week 4: BONUS CALL with Charlotte Chipperfield; Founder of Chipperfield Media

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Week 5: How to both say “NO” and respond when others say “NO” or disappoint you

Objectives:

  • Investing your time, money and energy into things that matter and that you want to say “Yes” to

  • Uncovering motivation for saying “Yes” when you don’t want to and how to make subtle changes in your thinking patterns to feel better saying “NO”

  • Setting up boundaries for your business, with your loved ones, and managing your time

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Week 6: Being Assertive in Passive Communication

Objectives:

  • Understand and uncover the role that passive communication plays in your life including email, text, social media and more.

  • Identify when and how to use assertive communication in responses and initiating conversation with others through these passive communication means.

Resources:

Homework:

  • Finish answering the question, “How do I want tech communication to work for me personally? Professionally?” And then think about how you can best communicate that both up front and throughout.

  • Create a system that will allow you to optimize the role each of these play.

  • Implement.

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Week 7: Implementation Call

 
 

Week 8: BONUS CALL with Jen Tracy; Founder of JENCO Creative

Resources:

Handout from Jen’s Talk

Video:

 
 

Week 9: Giving Feedback

Discussion Points:

  • The importance of feedback in personal and professional communication

  • How to think assertively about feedback and remove emotion from the information to be shared

  • Communicating feedback from assertive place and making space for the receiver

  • Ways to act or present assertively and open with others

Objective:

  • Identify 2-3 small changes in each area — thinking, talking and acting — that can enact more assertive communication


Week 10: Receiving Feedback & Wrap Up

Discussion Points:

Objective: