The Immersion Level
teaches you to apply the Pollyanna Principles to every aspect of the practical
processes/systems you are already using with clients. During and after the
class, you will learn to re-frame your existing approaches, while receiving
hands-on initiation into new systems to consider.
This course is not
intended to be a how to facilitate class. The systems that will be
presented - as listed below - will be reviewed as step-by-step examples of The
Pollyanna Principles in action. Discussion will focus not only on how the
principles are reflected in these particular systems, but how you can apply
those principles to the way you are currently working with your
Students will learn and practice
the thought processes that undergird the following systems, with significant
time alloted to practicing facilitating each one:
for What Matters
Impact / Organizational Wellness Planning
Development and Sustainability
- Practice-Building: Impact Consulting
For each of those organizational
systems, you will learn
- How to identify
and reach for the clients highest potential for making a
difference in their community.
- How to create
the conditions that will allow your client to accomplish that.
- How to meet the
client wherever they are in their thinking, inspiring and encouraging
them to move beyond their perceived barriers, to accomplish their
- How the time
spent preparing to meet / talk with / work with the client is almost more
important in achieving results than the time we spend doing the
- How to ask
questions that engage, encourage, inspire and reassure clients.
- How to listen
for the clients desired outcomes, strengths and values - and what to
do with that information once you have it!
- How to bring
out the wisdom in your clients, helping them find answers that are right
for them, in a way that builds strength into all their work.
- How to put the same thinking to work to reach
for the highest potential of your consulting practice, your family and
friends, your life!