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CDAA conference 2009 - Career Growth and Development

  1. 1. Career Growth and Development > > ACROSS THE LIFE SPAN > > Practical tools to assist the student, adult & employee CDAA Conference 2009 - Presented by Nigel Phillips© 2009Monday, April 20, 2009
  2. 2. This Workshop>>>>>>>>>>>> 3 Insights & 3 Distinctions  Fragmentation  Reality Construct  Signposts Patterns  Motivation  Learning Four Tools>>>>>>>>>>>>  Defining the Problem  Hierarchy of Ideas  Cartesian Logic  WDEP System Finishing Thoughts Monday, April 20, 2009
  3. 3. Insight 1: FragmentationMonday, April 20, 2009
  4. 4. Distinction #1>>>>>>> An adult is a child in a big body... a) Career-life integration not fragmentation b) The simplicity of childhood becomes the complexity of adulthood>>>>>>> c) Learning is the key to working with clientele across the life-span Monday, April 20, 2009
  5. 5. Insight 2: Reality ConstructMonday, April 20, 2009
  6. 6. REALITY CONSTRUCTInformation Management 2 Million Bits of info hit the human neurology every second! We process 134 bits per second We Delete, Distort and Generalize Our REALITY is a construct of what we pay attention to…Monday, April 20, 2009
  7. 7. REALITY CONSTRUCTOur brain is the quality control system that gets us whatwe wantTo sort information we use two filters or questions...Two Filters1. Meaning Filter – “What does this mean?” (is it useful?)2. Action Filter – “What should I do? (embrace it or reject it?)Monday, April 20, 2009
  8. 8. Distinction #2>>>>>>> Information is overwhelming and so our quality of life depends upon what we pay attention to. a) To make things easy we transfer conscious activity to our unconscious mind b) Here we fail to learn from the feedback life gives us and so we repeat the patterns>>>>>>> c) We become stuck because we gather lots of evidence to support our reality. Monday, April 20, 2009
  10. 10. SignpostsLife is a great teacher – but the teacher only arrives when thestudent is ready...Every emotion we experience is a gift.The gift is that emotion tells us when we are off purposeFor most of us we respond to emotion in 3 ways:1. Wallow2. Blame3. LearnMonday, April 20, 2009
  11. 11. Distinction #2>>>>>>> Problems in our career-life show up because of deficiencies, imbalances or conflicts in our ability to deal effectively with information. a) Problems occur because of the boundary conditions around our understanding. b) Learning is the key to career-life success.>>>>>>> c) The only way to assist someone to learn (child or adult) is to be “invited” into their internal world. Monday, April 20, 2009
  12. 12. Influencing Learning>>>>>>> We can’t make kids do anything. We can’t make ANYONE do ANYTHING. The best way we can get people to make positive choices about their career-life is to be welcomed into their internal world as their coach.>>>>>>> This will only happen if they value their relationship with us. Monday, April 20, 2009
  13. 13. Patterns...Monday, April 20, 2009
  14. 14. Patterns>>>>>>> Behaviour is purposeful when it takes us closer towards our goals. To understand patterns: 1. Fold your arms: a) Which arm is on top – right or left? 2. Clasp your hands: b) Which thumb is on top – right or left? 3. Now clasp your hands so the other thumb is>>>>>>> on top – notice how it feels: c) Natural or Weird! Our patterns (neurological) are like sheep tracks in our head and we follow them Monday, April 20, 2009 unconsciously believing they are true.
  15. 15. Patterns #1: Motivation StyleOnly two things motivate us:1. Pain 2. PleasureLife becomes a process of reducing pain and increasing pleasure… Hence:a) We move away from things we PERCEIVE as painfulb) We move towards things we PERCEIVE as pleasurableMonday, April 20, 2009
  16. 16. Patterns #2: Learning There are two broad elements in learning: 1. Predisposing 2. Precipitating Our unique compliment of: Our unique compliment of: Intelligence Personal Behaviours Ability Self belief Innate skills Locus of control Talent Seeking help Classroom Behaviours Time on task Avoiding distractions Being interested Homework Behaviours Self Management Persistence MotivationSee for the Learn-ability Assessment Monday, April 20, 2009
  17. 17. Patterns #2: LearningThe pattern is that:If we lack any of the Precipitating factors inlearning we start to believe that we lack thePredisposing factors to learn - intelligence orability.This sets up learning patterns across our lifetime.See for the Learn-ability SkillsReport and set your kids up for life-long learning success.Monday, April 20, 2009
  18. 18. 1. Defining the...Monday, April 20, 2009
  19. 19. Defining the Problem>>>>>>> A problem is....>>>>>>> Where is the solution to the problem.... Monday, April 20, 2009
  20. 20. Defining the Problem>>>>>>> There are two elements in a stated problem: • The presenting problem • The actual problem To get to the actual problem you ask: • Help me understand “Why” is that a problem for you?>>>>>>> • Ask 3-4 more times after they say “I don’t know” • This moves them beyond the boundary conditions of their problem Monday, April 20, 2009
  21. 21. Hierarchy of IdeasMonday, April 20, 2009
  22. 22. Hierarchy of Ideas Abstraction versus Specificity>>>>>>> Deductive Big Learning / Picture Thinking Down Perception>>>>>>> Inductive Small Learning / Picture Thinking Up Perception Monday, April 20, 2009
  23. 23. Chunking UP and Chunking DOWN What is this an example of? For what purpose? What is your intention? Chunk up Chunk down What are examples of this? What specifically…?Monday, April 20, 2009
  24. 24. Chunking UP and Chunking DOWN Example God Spirituality What is this an example of? For what purpose? Fun, Excitement What is your intention? Freedom Transport Travel CAR Holden Commodore Wheels & Engine What are examples of this? Tires, Hub Caps, Pistons What specifically…? Steel, Paint, Rubber MoleculesMonday, April 20, 2009
  25. 25. Cartesian LogicMonday, April 20, 2009
  26. 26. Cartesian Logic Advanced questioning pattern (Descartes 1596-1650)>>>>>>> If A then B If A not B>>>>>>> If not A then B If not A not B Monday, April 20, 2009
  27. 27. Cartesian Logic - exampleAdvanced Questioning Patterns...Problem – I don’t know if I should quit this job?A-B: What would happen if you quit?A/B: What would happen if you didn’t quit?/A-B: What wouldn’t happen if you did quit?/A/B: What wouldn’t happen if you didn’t quit?Monday, April 20, 2009
  28. 28. WDEP SystemMonday, April 20, 2009
  29. 29. WDEP – A System to Promote Change...W Want What do you want to be and do? What “pictures” are in your future? What is your extraordinary?D Doing and Direction What do you see yourself doing? Where are you doing it?E Evaluation Does your present behavior have a reasonable chance of getting you what you want? What specifically do you need to do?P Planning “SAMIC”Monday, April 20, 2009
  30. 30. WDEP – A System to Promote Change...S Simple: Easy to understand, specific and concreteA Attainable: Within the capacities and motivation of the clientM Measurable: Are the changes observable and helpful?I Immediate & Involved: What can be done today? What can you do?C Controlled: Can you do this by yourself or will you be dependent on others?Monday, April 20, 2009
  31. 31. This Workshop>>>>>>>>>>>> 3 Insights & 3 Distinctions  Fragmentation  Reality Construct  Signposts Patterns  Motivation  Learning Four Tools>>>>>>>>>>>>  Defining the Problem  Hierarchy of Ideas  Cartesian Logic  WDEP System Finishing Thoughts Monday, April 20, 2009
  32. 32. Career Counselling Curriculum If you require accredited qualifications – consider the following Grad Cert or Grad Dip in Career Development. If you are already qualified and just want the tools – consider the 2 Day Coaching Workshop To register ) CAREER SUPPORT AND INTERVENTION – GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN CAREER DEVELOPMENT 1. The New Labour Market + Career Development Theory 2. Assessment Tools + Client Management Systems (THE CAREER COUNSELLING AND COACHING WORKSHOP) 3. The Helping Process + Counselling Skills 4. Transition Coaching + Job Hunt Essentials PRACTICE MANAGEMENT – GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN CAREER DEVELOPMENT Study Stream A Study Stream B Study Stream C Study Stream D Study Stream E Career Management in Career Management & Career Case Management Career-Life Coaching Third Career Development in Organisations Private Practice Age Clients Education Settings Orgs in Transition Private Reality Govt Programs Coaching Models The Education Context + + 5. Separation/ 5 5 5. 5. Student Issues Outplacement Program Planning Service Define Manage Process Self-Help Facilitation Program Resources 6. + 6 + 6 + 6. + 6. + Program Elements Establishment Models of Service Exploring Options Delivery Models Resource Selection Business Planning Client Issues Change Readiness Program Planning + + + + + 7. 7 7 7. 7. Implement & Marketing & Growth Overcoming Barriers Implementation Implement & Evaluate Evaluate THE PROJECT 8 Organisation Delivery & Design 8 The Education Career 8 Private Practice Project 8 8. Third Age Client Project Project Project . Development Project Monday, April 20, 2009
  33. 33. >>>>>>>>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>For any questions relating to this workshopNigel Phillips (Managing Director)Careers Fast TrackSuite 109 370 St Kilda RoadMELBOURNE VICTORIA 3004 AUSTRALIAE: nphillips@careersfasttrack.comW: and Monday, April 20, 2009