self-directed survey tool is designed to assist you evaluate your
potential interest in Coaching from Cedarwood. It suggests
common areas for introspection, and allows you to consider whether
discussing these types of issues would be beneficial.
The SAS is intended to foster
a broad consideration of life/work issues, as well as integration of
personal skills, gifts, and interests. The questions are purposely
open-ended, and reflect the general approach of the coaching
Should you decide to further
explore Coaching from Cedarwood, your responses to the survey
questions will serve as a valuable "baseline", and provide a highly
personalized starting point for your discussions.
Coaching from Cedarwood
is the collaborative process of assisting individuals to determine
the shortest distance between where they are and where they want to
What does success mean to you?
What is it you do better than anyone
else you know?
What do you do to re-energize?
Who are the people in whose lives
you make a difference?
Do you hold strong opinions on most
Do you tend to make plans well in
As you accomplish your goals, do you
tend to establish new ones?
If so, do they tend to be grander?
Where and how do you find daily
Do you find exhilaration in
Have you experienced this
Are you able to maintain your moral
and ethical standards – at home, as well as at work?
Do your closest work associates know
you well, on a personal
Were you satisfied with your last
Other than work, where/how do you
achieve a deep sense of meaning and purpose?
Is flexibility in work situations
important to you?
What would you like to do more in
your current situation?
What would you like to do less?
What makes those activities
meaningful or undesirable?
Envisioning your life and career
three years in the future: What would you most like to see
What key resources do you already
have to make those things reality (people, materials, expertise,
Think of those you admire, both
personally and professionally: What qualities do they have in
Which of those qualities best
What types of opportunities would
best utilize those qualities?
List three job-related situations
you’d most like to avoid.
Name a particularly interesting
subject about which you learned something recently.
What made it interesting?
Will you continue to learn about
Complete the sentence: “When I
reward myself, I _______”
Complete the sentence: “During my
lifetime, I want to __________”
Recall a positive career experience
and describe the conditions that surrounded you.
Picture the setting, the
circumstances, the event, etc. What made the event satisfying?
Did the event bring out the best in
How did other people contribute to
What might your life look like if
all the factors and circumstances most conducive to positive
performance were in place?
Everyone wants to succeed. Are you
accountable to anyone for your personal measurement of success?
To better serve you better, please
give us your name and contact information.