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Design Your Life - Career Coaching
Design Your Life - Career Coaching

Design Your Life - Career Coaching

Community Course

Design your Life is a creative, design-led programme to help you imagine and then activate a working lifestyle that brings you real purpose and joy. Working in small groups and duos, you will have a chance to activate some new ideas for your life, your work, and your family.  This is not for the faint-hearted – you will be pushed and asked to explore beyond boundaries of the obvious.  But from great courage, comes great achievement.

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Key Details
Short Course
Short Course

6 Weeks

Study Modes:
On Campus

2021: 01 November to 06 December


$350 (including GST) which will be invoiced to you on enrolment. Fees must be paid before you commence the programme.

Please note this programme is not Government funded and the Zero Fees Scheme does not apply.

Originally designed at Stanford University with some adaptations by Melissa, this programme will teach you some core principles that help you to think about changing your life, like a designer.  It embraces principles of empathy, discovery, ideation, experimentation, and activation.  Melissa is the only accredited coach in this programme, and it has not been previously available in the South Island.

Week 1

Introduction to Principles, your Guide, Each other + pre-work

Week 2

Discovery: Exploring your life & workview, reviewing your life dashboard, mapping energy & engagement

Week 3

Define: Mapping a purpose statement, defining causes that matter, and creating hierarchy of needs

Week 4

Design: Writing an ‘odyssey plan’, exploring ‘anchor & gravity problems’ to remove blockers

Week 5

Experiment: Activating a plan, embracing experimentation, learning from failure

Week 6

Action: Telling your story, committing to a plan, reflections.

Monday, 6pm - 8pm

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