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Coachfederation.org/ICFGlobal2012 Title Presenter Name (Country) Using Archetypes to Expand the Concept of “Self” Marcia Reynolds, PsyD, MCC (USA) Pad (UK)
Coachfederation.org/ICFGlobal2012 Your Catalysts Marcia Reynolds, MCC Former President of ICF Global Author of Outsmart Your Brain and Wander Woman Executive Coach Expertise on the Brain Pad Based in London Author of ‘Team Me’ Executive Coach Focussed on Performance Improvement
Coachfederation.org/ICFGlobal2012 Intention and Objectives Provide you with an experiential understanding of archetypes. Provide you with different models to help you and your clients access the potential these archetypes make available. Demonstrate coaching techniques and exercises associated with archetypes that will help clients create new awareness to expand their self- concept and behaviors.
Coachfederation.org/ICFGlobal2012 ? ? What are Archetypes? Energies Roles Characters Mental models Classic concepts Spiritual Personalities SYMBOLS Psychological structures Principles
Coachfederation.org/ICFGlobal2012 What are Archetypes? THEY’RE DEEP THEY’RE EVERYWHERE Unconscious – accessed through metaphors, myths, and association Universal – recognised in every race, culture, creed, language and geographical location… throughout history.
Coachfederation.org/ICFGlobal2012 Where do Archetypes Operate? Spirituality Identity Beliefs Capabilities Behaviours Environment LOGICAL LEVELS
Coachfederation.org/ICFGlobal2012 Archetypes through Time...and how many archetypes are there anyway? Plato’s ‘ideas’ 12 49 4+ 125 4 x2 9
Coachfederation.org/ICFGlobal2012 Lover Jester Mystic Sovereign Warrior Sage The Six ‘Team Me’ Archetypes
Coachfederation.org/ICFGlobal2012 Your Personal Archetype Profile
Coachfederation.org/ICFGlobal2012 Are you adept at adaptation?
Coachfederation.org/ICFGlobal2012 Finding a new approach The key is having FLEXIBILITY –The player with the greatest flexibility controls the system (tennis, chess… children!) Knowing HOW to be flexible… –Being practiced and ‘adept at adaptation’
Coachfederation.org/ICFGlobal2012 Overheated Frozen Balanced Often occurs when personal needs are not being met. Often occurs after a significant failure - having given it their best shot and still failing. Archetypal ‘Shadows’
Coachfederation.org/ICFGlobal2012 Overheated (Savage) Frozen (Victim) Balanced Hostile, compulsive, volatile, impatient, abusive, defiant, inflexible, can’t stand losing. Hates to see weakness in others, creates strife, loves to fight and cause pain. Makes mountains from mole-hills. Obsessive doer. Courageous, action-orientated, confident, competitive, enforces boundaries, finishes the job, direct, determined, disciplined, loyal, dependable. Faces and pushes through pain. Gives way under pressure, avoids pain and conflict, sloppy, can’t say ‘no’, can’t finish tasks. Ineffective. Inactive. Warrior
Coachfederation.org/ICFGlobal2012 My Archetype Journey
Coachfederation.org/ICFGlobal2012 When We Ask “Who Am I?” Can I be accepted as I am? Do I have what it takes to be a leader? What is power and how can I use it?
Coachfederation.org/ICFGlobal2012 How will I know what I am meant to do as my purpose on this planet? When We Ask “Who Am I?”
Coachfederation.org/ICFGlobal2012 Many of the answers are in the journey…
Coachfederation.org/ICFGlobal2012 How I Act Reflects Who I Think I Am If Who I Think I Am Changes, So Will My Behavior
Coachfederation.org/ICFGlobal2012 Cultivating Your Selves Concept You can choose your patterns of behavior instead of acting by habit, and still be authentically you. Free Your Self
Coachfederation.org/ICFGlobal2012 Exercise: Who are you?
Coachfederation.org/ICFGlobal2012 Choose 3 - 5 of your current patterns.
Coachfederation.org/ICFGlobal2012 What Is Suppressed and Longs to Be Free? Add 1 -2 more archetypes that want to be heard.
Coachfederation.org/ICFGlobal2012 Choose Your Board of Directors Purpose or Scenario
Coachfederation.org/ICFGlobal2012 Choose Your Board of Directors Work in pairs to explore a current scenario where you might try out a new archetype to help resolve the situation.
Coachfederation.org/ICFGlobal2012 Define Your Sense of Purpose Purpose Looking at your archetypes, what do they tell you about your sense of purpose or calling?
Coachfederation.org/ICFGlobal2012 Four Types of Purpose Statements 1. Focused on creating or making something happen for the greater good. 2. Focused on creating or making something happen for self-expression or self-discovery. 3. Focused on assisting others to realize potential or make a difference. 4. Focused on changing what is not working now.
Coachfederation.org/ICFGlobal2012 Four Types of Purpose Statements 1. Focused on creating or making something happen for the greater good. PioneerQueen/KingRevolutionary VisionaryMagicianCollaborator LoverIdealistJester
Coachfederation.org/ICFGlobal2012 Four Types of Purpose Statements 2. Focused on creating or making something happen for self-expression or self-discovery. WandererHero/HeroineAdventurer SeekerSuperstarRuler DetectiveArtistGambler
Coachfederation.org/ICFGlobal2012 Four Types of Purpose Statements 3. Focused on assisting others to realize potential or make a difference. StorytellerCaregiverInspirer HealerMentorConnector CompanionNurturerMother/Father
Coachfederation.org/ICFGlobal2012 Four Types of Purpose Statements 4. Focused on changing what is not working now. WarriorRebelAdvocate FixerEntertainerThinker MartyrTeacherScholar
Coachfederation.org/ICFGlobal2012 Define Your Sense of Purpose Purpose 1.Which archetypes have inspired your actions at the most significant moments of your life? Which archetype wants to be heard the most right now? 2.Place this archetype in the center position for now.
Coachfederation.org/ICFGlobal2012 DEMONSTRATION Pad
Coachfederation.org/ICFGlobal2012 Warrior Mission focused Enforces boundaries, finishes the job. Direct, determined & disciplined. Loyal & dependable. Sovereign Commanding Responsible Just & fair Establishes boundaries Loves order, peace, prosperity Sage Wise, learned, discerning perceptive Rational, logical and reasonable Mystic Transforms things. Has faith: brings hope. Creative & charismatic. Delights in mystery Intuitive and prescience. Lover Values people & relationships. Empathetic. Seeks harmony. Playful, Spontaneous Expressive. Jester Entertains Brings humour, laughter, joy & colour Makes light of things - finds the funny side.
Coachfederation.org/ICFGlobal2012 Become Something More 1.5-minute vision 2.Choose your keyword 3.Celebrate your successes WhoWhatHowFeelings
Coachfederation.org/ICFGlobal2012 Further Resources Marcia Reynolds www.OutsmartYourBrain.com Blogger for Psychology Today Blogger for Huffington Post www.WanderWomanBook.com Pad www.team-me.biz Paperback CD & MP3