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Objectives of GOALFISH session: Moving Forward • Find clarity about your development moving forward. • Identify and understand why your development has significance for you • Identify who needs to be involved and what key learnings and insights that you are aware of to ensure you can ʻmake it stickʼ. • Create personal vision map using the GOALFISH model. • Increase awareness and provide balance for improved action, effectiveness and impact. • Develop clear, specific, measurable actions to maximise personal energy, effort and value. • Establish an approach to enhance communication. • Establish personal commitment about how to sustain your own engagement, increase utilisation and enhance connection.

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Background & Message GOALFISH is model and process that has evolved from a raw concept relating to goal setting to an approach for creating personal vision and action. The original concept was born out of frustration with more traditional forms of goal setting and a lack of follow through, fulfillment, conscious awareness and ultimately healthy sustainable action. The early phases of developing an idea about how to improve a goal setting process was very basic. From this early stage the raw concept evolved from experiences with athletes, coach and team psychologists in relation to sport and specifically rowing. For me personal it has been a key element for enable sustainable elite performance over 10 years and through three Olympic Games preparations. The particular uses have included a self development process, one on one intensive development / coaching sessions and small group engagements for individual and collective focus. The most recent adaptations and changes in the approach and model have come in conjunction with delivering the model with participants at Mt Eliza Business School and a range of clients including sporting teams, corporate teams and individuals during coaching and facilitation sessions. As a model it has been designed to create a shift in perspective. Shifts are needed to enable greater clarity which in turn allows greater commitment to action. A process of harnessing capacities within and engaging with the various influences external is essential. Mapping alone is not enough to create action. GOALFISH is a call to action which comes out of deep reflection, imagining and consideration for why, how and what will enable or inhibit you in relation to what want and or need to move forward in the most effective way. I hope GOALFISH can bring you closer to what you can see as important to you and those around you moving forward. Our capacity to visualise our future is a key ingredient to achieving and realising our potential. Moving forward requires just one initial step to be made to get the ball rolling. It始s a choice to make your vision possible. All the best moving forward Drew Ginn OAM

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What始s most important to you?

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What takes your energy away?

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Whatʼs the pathway MOVING FORWARD from here involve?

Create Your Map GOALFISH: Focus - Insight - Significance - Help Whatʼs your map?

+ Identify Next Steps NOW - So What Now & Whatʼs Next? What are the steps?

+ Establish Your Routine How to ʻMake it Stick?ʼ How will you do it?

+ Develop Your Resource Build Network & Access Supporting Content Whoʼs & whatʼs need?

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IMPACT MOVING FORWARD - Going for Greatest Possible Impact

Clarify your desire, needs and priorities as a critical step for success. What will it look and feel like? Best case & Worst case?(Draw it, write it and describe it) First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do. -Epictetus

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Capacities & Qualities for Moving Forward Who始s done something similar to what you are focusing on? What are the capacities & qualities of those who have reach and realised similar destinations related to your journey moving forward? What can you learn from others?

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The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it. -Michelangelo

Focus •What are your challenges ahead? •What do you want to achieve? •What do you need/want to improve? •What do you need/want to change?

WARNING: New insights fail to get put into practice because they conflict with deeply held internal images of how the world works ... images that limit us to familiar ways of thinking and acting. That is why the discipline of managing mental models -- surfacing, testing, and improving our internal pictures of how the world works -- promises to be a major breakthrough for learning organizations. -Peter Senge

Insight •What insights from the past do you need to be aware of to support your pathway moving forward? •What insights can you draw upon from this program?

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You must be the change you want to see in the world. -Mahatma Gandhi

Significance •Why do these focuses hold significance for you and others? •Whatʼs your purpose?

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. - Chinese Proverb

Help •Who will you need to engage with moving forward? •Who will you need to influence, challenge, support and who will influence, challenge and support you?

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Imagination is more important than knowledge. For while knowledge defines all we currently know and understand, imagination points to all we might yet discover and create. -Albert Einstein

So What Now? WHATʼS NEXT? •What will be critical, specific, valuable key steps in your journey moving forward?

How will you... # ʻMake it Stickʼ while moving forward. •What strategies and routines do you need to establish to ʻmake it stickʼ? •What skills new, old or developing will you need? •What triggers, reminders, measures will be required and when?

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Build your network & develop your resources? Reminder about building networks for greater impact moving forward.

BUILD YOUR NETWORK Who needs to be involved? Who will you need to work with? Who will help guide you? Who will provide mentoring? Who can provide coaching to you?


Resource Example

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Follow Up... 10 Questions for MOVING FORWARD (A few questions to keep in mind and to consider) 1.How are you going to track your goals? 2.How will you maintain your energy levels, focus and standards in relation to your goals? 3.What will you ensure your goals have greatest impact? 4.What new insights do you need to put into action? 5.Why do these goals and focuses hold significance of you?  6.Who will be the people to help you, influence you and possible resist and challenge you moving forward and why?  7.What do you need to improve or change to realise your goals? 8. What skills will you need achieve your goals? 9. What will stop you or hold you back? 10.What strategies, routines, process will you need to establish to maximise how you make it stick?

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This is the GOALFISH Guidebook