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Make It an Action Worksheet
What are your client’s existing:
skills
solutions to other problems
successes
strengths
superpowers
To ask your client:
Where / how are you already successful? How can you do
more of that?
In what situations do you tend to be successful? How can
we reproduce that for you in the service of a new nutrition-
related task?
Where do you feel strongest? How can we build on those
strengths?
What’s awesome about your client?
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How to make goals into actions: a quick reference
1. Start with the awesome.
2. Let the client choose the direction.
3. Set the right kind of goal.
4. Break the goal down.
5. Choose ONE small piece.
6. Shrink the task even further.
7. Confirm the fit.
8. Set up an accountability system.
9. Use outcome-based decision making to assess how well the action worked and plan next steps.
Step 1: Start with the awesome
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Step 2: Let them choose the direction
Let them choose what direction they want to go in. Give them several options, based on your expert guidance.
As a coach, the top 3 areas I’d suggest they focus on are:
Based on these suggestions, my client and I agree to focus on this ONE area:
Step 3: Set the right kind of goal
What’s your client’s general goal?
This goal is (check all that apply):
behavior-based (focuses
on what the client will do)
approach-oriented (it pulls
the client towards something)
mastery-focused
(emphasizes skill learning)
Make it an Action Worksheet (cont’d)
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Step 4: Break the goal down
Break the larger general goal down into smaller pieces.
Always show the client how every task you give them relates to the larger goal. No task should be without a larger purpose.
Small piece 1:
This piece is:
clear and concrete
specific
do-able
Related to the big goal because:
Small piece 2:
This piece is:
clear and concrete
specific
do-able
Related to the big goal because:
Small piece 3:
This piece is:
clear and concrete
specific
do-able
Related to the big goal because:
Small piece 4:
This piece is:
clear and concrete
specific
do-able
Related to the big goal because:
Small piece 5:
This piece is:
clear and concrete
specific
do-able
Related to the big goal because:
Make it an Action Worksheet (cont’d)
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Step 5: Choose ONE small piece
Ask the client which small piece they would like to focus on for the next while, as a daily (or regular) action. Focus only on that
task. Their objective is to do this action consistently, every day (or regularly and frequently). That’s it. One thing at a time, until
they’ve got it.
The ONE small piece we’ve chosen is:
Step 6: Shrink the task even further
Shrink the proposed action so it’s slightly smaller than the client thinks they can manage.
A slightly smaller version of the ONE small piece we’ve chosen is:
Step 7: Confirm the fit
My client is:
ready
willing
able to do the task laid out in Step 6. And:
The proposed daily action matches the client’s nutritional level and overall agenda.
Step 8: Set up an accountability system
We have agreed on what defines “doing the action”, plus a system of accountability for measuring whether the client has done it.
The system we will use is:
Make it an Action Worksheet (cont’d)
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Step 9: Use outcome-based decision making to assess the action
After the client has had time to try doing the action, and you have reviewed the accountability system, ask the client:
How’d that work for you?
Based on the information above, what is your next step as a coach-client team?
Make it an Action Worksheet (cont’d)
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