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MetaPhore Coaching

What you are – Are more than that

OUTCOME QUESTIONS (Revised)


1. What do you want?
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2. How will you know you have it?
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3. When and where do you want it?
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4. What will happen when you have it?
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5. What will happen if you don’t have it?
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6. What won’t happen when you have it?
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7. What won’t happen if you don’t have it?
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8. What resources do you have available to achieve this outcome?
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9. What are you going to do to begin now to get what you want?
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THE CONDITIONS OF A WELL–FORMED OUTCOME


1. Stated in positives. - Is described in terms of what is wanted not what isn’t wanted.
2. Sensory based. - Can be seen, heard ,tasted, smelled, etc.
3. Initiated and maintained by the individual. - The desired state is under control of the individual and is not dependent on someone else or something else.
4. Ecological. - Fits with the person’s personality, family system, overall values and goals.
5. Preserves positive by-product of present state. - Adds to the existing choice, rather than eliminating aspects of present state that may be useful.
6. Specific and contextualized. - Identifies when and how the desired state is wanted.
7. Includes internal process, internal state, external behaviour. - Imagery, cognitions, submodalities, strategies, behaviours.