Life-wheel exercise

Steps

1.

Invite the coachee to reflect on how satisfied they are with each area on the wheel

2.

Ask them to mark each area out of 10 (where 10 is perfect and 0 is the worst they can imagine)

3.

Invite them to reflect on what they notice

4.

They then identify the area they want to improve

5.

Elicit from them what 'score' is a realistic, next step, target

7.

Explore choices and consequences

8.

Identify actions and review

Some useful questions to stimulate thinking

Q.

How do the areas relate to each other?

Q.

Which of the areas make the biggest contribution to your quality of life?

Q.

What would the next point on the scale look like?

Q.

Which of the other areas' scores will also change if you are successful?

Q.

What is the smallest change that would make a significant difference?

6.

Ask them to describe what would be different at this next step