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Self-Monitoring Scales: How a simple tool can help establish foundations for change.

“How successful were you this week?” “Very successful” “Based on what measure?” This type of conversation occurs in so many different iterations through coaching. Descriptive terms like good and bad help with a general understanding of feedback, but they also limit our abilities to learn from experiences. If we only had two data points, ‘0’ …

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RISE Blog Series – Part 4: Evaluating Effectiveness – The Fourth Step to Problem Solving

This is part of a blog series on our problem-solving paradigm RISE. Check out the earlier blogs in the series if you missed them! Executive Function skills are cognitive processes that help us plan and achieve goals. Problem solving is a skillset that allows people to overcome obstacles that are getting in the way of …

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RISE Blog Series – Part 3: Strategy Implementation – The Third Step to Problem Solving

This is part of a blog series on our problem-solving paradigm RISE. Stay tuned for the final part of the series. Executive Function skills are cognitive processes that help us plan and achieve goals. Problem solving is a skillset that allows people to overcome obstacles that are getting in the way of our success in …

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RISE Blog Series – Part 2: Identify Strategies (or Solutions) – The Second Step to Problem Solving

This is part of a blog series on our problem-solving paradigm RISE. Stay tuned for the rest of the series. Executive Function skills are cognitive processes that help us plan and achieve goals. Problem solving is a skillset that allows people to overcome obstacles that are getting in the way of our success in achieving …

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RISE Blog Series – Part 1: Recognize Problems – The First Step to Problem Solving

This is part of a blog series on our problem-solving paradigm RISE. Stay tuned for the rest of the series. Executive Function skills are cognitive processes that help us plan and achieve goals. Problem solving is a skillset that allows people to overcome obstacles that are getting in the way of our success in achieving …

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Tutoring vs. Coaching – The difference between teaching content and strategies

Imagine this: You are struggling in your math class. You are a bright individual, quick on the uptake, but when it comes time to preparing for a test, you get lost. You think you understand everything, but you just don’t know how to prove to everyone else that you know the material. What’s the solution? …

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How can we ACTUALLY follow through with our New Year’s Resolutions?

How can we ACTUALLY follow through with our New Year’s Resolutions? We always get excited about a new year because everyone is thinking about setting resolutions. New Frontiers loves resolutions because that is the business we are in: Helping others both set and achieve their goals. When setting your resolutions for this year, remember to …

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