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Monday, 17 June 2013

Landscaping your life


Using nature to landscape your life - personally or organisationally. It can be used in many different settings e.g. strategy development, team building, coaching, confidence, goal setting and so on.

There are different ways in which nature can be used and I share these each month in my blogs.

One useful method is by ensuring that, just like nature, you preserve your ICECAPS - because Integrity, Creation, Evolution, Collaboration, Action, Perspective and Sustainability are essential characteristics of you flourishing.

You may get more insight into the process by exploring the process further here: YouTube, Facebook and Pinterest.

There's also a Pinterest board demonstrating how I use gardening, as the metaphor, to help non purchasing managers understand what all the fuss is about when applying best practice purchasing to their business and budget. After all suppliers are just like plants and need feeding, weeding, pruning and sometimes pulling up or at least replanting.

Sessions can be done over the phone and a shift can take place within 30 minutes - although full day sessions (solo or in groups) are a different experience again.

"Landscaping Your Life, a process Alison uses with clients, is a brilliant approach, heartily recommended. Alison has extraordinary energy and an almost spooky sense of where people are and what they need. I have learned/ worked/ played alongside Alison for more than a decade and found her insights always useful" Ruth Wallsgrove, Asset Management Trainer and Consultant.

Landscaping Your Life process Copyright Alison Smith 1999 - 2013

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