A Coaching Model Created by Sylvie Carriere
(Life Coach, FRANCE)
Sometimes you have to kind of die inside in order to rise from your own ashes and believe in yourself and love yourself to become a new person–Gerard Way
“Life is not a bed of roses”, a common phrase we all know and use and most probably one that rang true on one or more occasions in our lives.
Most of us go through events that lead us to find ourselves faced with the feeling that the life we have is no longer fulfilling our needs.
I am a great believer that we are all ultimately responsible for creating own happiness, yet I have also come to realise that we sometimes need some support and guidance to make the necessary changes to achieve greater things in life. This is where my niche lies.
I designed my coaching model as a thinking and action designing process to support my clients focus on the best way to get out of a situation they feel stuck in and reach for their true potential.
Action is the foundational key to all success–Pablo Picasso
The RISE coaching model
R Realise what your current situation is and what you would like to address
As the coaching session begins, the coach guides the client to not only understand their current situation but also define what they would like to address and achieve during the time they have with their coach.
The coach listens carefully and asks questions to understand whether there may be an issue beneath the issue and to discover the client’s motivations and values.
This process enables the client to establish a clear session goal aligned with their needs and desires.
The T.O.M.S technique is very useful it successfully conduct this part of the session (Topic, Outcome, Meaning / Motivation, Success Measure), using questions such as
- What would you like to bring to our session today?
- What kind of result would you be happy with by the end of our time together?
- What’s important for you about this?
- What will be different for you at the end of this session?
I Investigate and Identify limiting beliefs or hindering thought processes with the aim to gain awareness and get inspired
- provides the client with a comfortable space to express their thoughts and feelings.
- Shows empathy and listens deeply to notice and inquire about changes in body language, energy, behaviour, etc...
- Uses powerful questioning and direct communication to allow the client to discover useful learning and develop new perspectives
- Invites the client to share and explore this learning.
S Use a structure to achieve your desired result
The coach invites the client to put in place a structure to support the learning and new perspectives they have gained.
This process involves:
- gathering a list of options designed to pave a way forward.
- Identifying potential obstacles to revise these options.
- Come up with new ones until a structure is in place or it plans.
The results can go from creating a list of specific action steps to making sure the coaching session ends on a powerful long lasting take-away.
E Empower yourself / Engage into action / Evolve
In this final stage of the session, the coach:
- Enquires about the need for additional support the client may require reaching their aim.
- Invites the client to think about effective methods of accountability to stay on target.
- Enthuses the client to believe in themselves and their ability to evolve into a better version of themselves
According to the Cambridge Dictionary the verb RISE can be defined in several ways:
- Move up
- Become Successful
- Be opposed to (rise against)
I feel these meanings resonate with the coaching model I designed:
- One can figuratively move up (wards) to get a helicopter view of their situation and gain some perspective
- One can increase their potential for greatness by increasing their self-awareness
- One can become successful by designing actions to achieve their goals
- And last but not least, one can feel opposed to the situation they find themselves in and take action to change their life.
As my coaching business grows, my intention is ultimately found myself in a position to offer reduced-rate coaching sessions to struggling young adults who are keen to find their purpose in life.
I believe this coaching model will serve them well too.