ODSC Framework #28 – The Close – Next Steps and Commitments

Are your clients getting lost between sessions, not taking action on what you talked about, and complaining they don’t know what happened?

The root of this might be that they don’t know how to create their own container, because they, like most of us, grew up with containers that were forced on us.

So how do we as coaches help our clients create their own containers? When done well, one of the most common Close techniques—creating next steps and commitments—can provide your struggling client the foundation they need to begin this process. In this episode, Toku gives three specific steps on how to do this:

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See also the previous posts in this series:

Introduction

The Open – Context, The Open – Agreements, The Open – Building Rapport, The Open – Bad Coach Distortion, The Open – Creating Awe

The Drop – What’s it All About?, The Drop – Zoomin’ In and Out, The Drop – Don’t Believe Your Clients, The Drop – The Right Place

The Shift – Creating the Shift, The Shift – The Reveal, The Shift – The Transform, The Shift – The Commit, The Shift – Ownership – Acceptance, The Shift – Where Does It Come From?, The Shift – Where Does It End?, The Shift – Knowing Where You’re Going, The Shift – HighlightingThe Shift – Letting Things Land, The Shift – Using Embodiment, The Shift – Facilitation vs. Depth, The Shift – Klaus & Inner Buddha, The Shift – Shifts with Context, The Shift – What’s Valuable?, The Shift – More than a Shift

The Close – What Is the Close?

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