A Coaching Model Created by Mo Yee Ilona Tse
(Life Coach, CHINA)
My coaching model originates from Earth, a sign and identity I passionately and strongly resonates with. It is also what I base my coaching practice on to support and encourage the growth of the coachee in a safe and nurturing space as earth has provided us. Mother Earth is the root and foundation of all things, be it living or non-living. It is the ultimate place where all lives begin and rest.
Each coachee sharessimilarities and qualities with the Earth. Mother Earth is a unique planet in the universe, the only one that sustains live. Every coachee is his/her very own earth, special in his or her own ways, creating his/her journey of life. Our Earth possesses abundance resources enabling life to find a way in nature. In coaching we believe that each coachee is resourceful, creativeand holds the answers to their questions. With Earth immense resources, it is full of potential and possibilities. This same quality is true in every individual as she travels and grows with the experience and knowledge in life.
Mother Earth is where all things originate. It is the beginning. The journey starts with a seed, an egg or a new born in a safe and secure place, whether it is under the soil, in a protective shell or a mother’s womb. This new life begins levying on what is accessible for its growth in its surroundings and environment. As this life sprouts it draws from its very own roots and foundation. The journey goes on. This life blooms as it fights challenges, struggle against difficulties but accumulating experiences, learnings and knowledge in different environment and situations,yet it still reaches deep down to what it holds within to thrive and grow.And when the time this journey comes to its very day, it returns to where it all began, Earth. What it left behind is the food that would nourish another life and growth.
The Earth Coaching Model process is parallel to life cycle on earth. It starts with exploring what is the issue, goal, problem or question. Then the coachee’s thinking, beliefs, values, perceptions, obstacles are reviewed and evaluated. Follow by delving into what holds true to her heart. Let go what is in the way. With all this information and discovery to come up with a structure and a plan for actions. The next step is to harness on what has been discovered and move forward. Nevertheless, this process does not end here. As all things are connected in life, the completion of this journey feeds the growth of another. The beginning leads to an end but the end allows another new one to start. It is forever ongoing. No beginning, no end. Just as how earth’s sparks all life and nourishes its journey and the cycle to grow and carry on.
Earth coaching model
The Process of the Earth Model:
E Explore the issue, goal, objective and problem
A Assess believes, values, perceptions, thinking and obstacles
R Root in what is the truth/Release what is in the way
T Take action
H Harness on what has been discovered and move forward for continuous growth