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Coaching with cards: Methods made easy

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Coaching cards methods for you!

We offer you a collection of coaching cards methods that you can use, adapt, or modify for your coaching, therapy, workshop, training sessions. We hope these suggestions inspire you in your important work with people.

Here's one method from the ebook that's perfect with the deep pictures!

"Pick a picture for how you are"

Kickstart your workshop in a personal & fun way.
Share an impression of mood & situation.
Increase engagement and foster psychological safety.

How to facilitate

Spread picture cards in front of your participants.

Spread picture cards in front of your participants.

Choose a set of 20-60 pictures and spread them in front of your
participants, e.g., on the table or floor. When working online in the
icebreaker browser app, select a card deck and share the invitation link with your participants.

Ask a check-in question.

Ask a check-in question.

For an open start, an open-ended question works best, e.g. "How
are you today?" or "How have you been lately?"

Give time to reflect and select a card.

Give time to reflect and select a card.

Ask people to answer this question by selecting a card that
represents their answer.

Invite people to share.

Invite people to share.

You can give the floor to the first speaker and have them present
their card. After they shared, encourage them to nominate the next
speaker. As the moderator, you can simply select the image for
everyone to see.

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