Noteworthy Resources

How to Ask Coaching Questions

Carol Kauffman, PhD, ABPP, PCC, founder and co-chair of the Institute of Coaching at McLean, Affiliate of Harvard Medical School, shares an overview of and foundational skills for asking coaching questions.

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Personal Actions to Create a Culture of Inclusion: Navigating Difficult Conversations with Medical Colleagues

by Melanie S. Sulistio, MD; Christine L. Chen, MD; Ijeoma Eleazu, MD; Sarah Godfrey, MD, MPH; Reeni A. Abraham, MD; and Lorrel E.B. Toft, MD

Microaggressions between medical team members may require difficult conversations to restore inclusivity, diversity, and a healthy work culture. This article outlines important considerations to assist with intentional preparation and modulation of responses for the initiator of the conversation, observers of the incident, and the receiver of the conversation.

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WOOP (Wish, Outcome, Obstacle, Plan) Brainstorming Tool

We noticed that some WBCs are struggling to come up with a SMART goal during group coaching calls. We are sharing this resource to help with brainstorming prior to solidifying goals and moving forward with the GROW model.

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Coaching Through the Mini Z

This section of the WBC training discusses how to apply coaching techniques to conversations about Mini Z results and concludes with a practice activity for you and a partner.

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Communicating Needs for Win-Win Outcomes

Learn to use the Nonviolent Communication model to articulate the relationship between feelings and needs to achieve win-win outcomes in conflict resolution.

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Peer Coaching to Support Individuals and Organizations (Supporting a Colleague in Need)

Identify core coaching skills and ways to leverage them to support a colleague(s) in need.

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Free 15-Minute VIA Character Strengths Survey

Free positive psychology tool either for your personal development or for your coaching activities. This survey focuses on identifying an individual's top strengths, which can be leveraged to boost one's well-being.

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Implementing and Sustaining Change Efforts

Use these resources to implement and sustain change efforts in your organization and community. Curated tools include the Quality Improvement Curriculum and the general Team-Based Care Toolkit.

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