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Support group

Concept

Noble Manhattan created the concept of coaching support groups many years ago and are now delighted to be able to offer this in many cities worldwide.

From Bucharest, to Sofia to Cardiff in Wales and Canberra in Australia J

Our groups are open to EVERYONE

Our aim is to provide a support community and network for individuals with an interest in coaching and/or any other personal development discipline under the banner of NOBLE-MANHATTAN

Support group

Purpose

  • Acts as a central hub for supporting individuals with interest in coaching and/or developing human potential, their own or that of others
  • Provide support, motivation, inspiration and information related to coaching as well as other personal development disciplines
  • Provide a place for like minded people to gather for mutual benefit creating Master Mind Alliances

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Objectives

  • To raise the awareness of the general public and business communities to the benefits of coaching and other personal development disciplines
  • To provide a safe place within which likeminded people may actively interact, help and support each other
  • To provide networking opportunity for support group members and guests
  • To introduce and continue to raise the profile of NOBLE-MANHATTAN
  • To practice coaching in a safe and encouraging environment
  • To promote the benefits of becoming a coach or of developing coaching skills for better performance in personal and business life

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Values

Values by which the team will manage the Support Group:

  • Contribution
  • Integrity
  • Respect

Contribution

We strive to provide the best speakers and educational topics that helps members with continual personal and professional development

The group main purpose is to provide value. Although members are allowed to promote themselves, their businesses and products, the group meeting is NOT intended to force sell any product or act as a sales outlet for the management team or group members

Integrity

We organize speakers, trainers, activities and accept members whose philosophies are in alignment with the support group purpose and objectives

Respect

People are naturally creative, resourceful and whole.

All group members are perfect beings with the capacity to be extremely successful in both their personal and professional lives

The group is intended to be non-judgmental and encourages mutual respect and support among members

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Motto

“Together, we will either find a way or make one”

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Meetings

  • Interactive, motivating and highly enjoyable sessions which take place once a month and are open for anyone to participate
  • For everyone whether a coach or student coach, whether interested in coaching or any other personal development discipline
  • At these monthly meetings there will be talks delivered as well as workshops run on aspects of coaching and personal development and the chance to debate about current issues
  • It also provides the opportunity for people to experience free coaching sessions
  • Number of meetings: 10 meetings per year
  • Frequency of meetings: once a month (except August and December)
  • Duration of meeting: 2 hours
  • Structure of meeting: 2 parts meeting with a 15 minutes refreshment break
  • *Meeting day: 3rd Monday of the month
  • *Meeting time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
  • *Venue: TBA (any clean, quiet room with good ventilation and light)
  • *Membership fees: minimal amount as a token of commitment and to cover running cost (room hire, refreshments, printing material)
  • * subject to discussion among management team

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Sample Agenda

Time Activity
6:45 p.m. Arrive

Set up room, welcome table, registration and receipt books

7:00 p.m. Meeting starts
7:00 to 7:15 p.m. Socializing & networking
7:15 to 7:25 p.m. SG leader welcomes everyone and introduces the guest speaker/trainer
7:30 p.m. Talk/workshop starts
8:00 p.m. Talk/workshop ends
8:00 – 8: 10p.m. Discussion on Talk subject/workshop
8:10– 8:20 p.m. Refreshment break
8:20 p.m. Break into groups:
8:50 p.m. Reconvene
News from NM, dates for diary, outstanding business or questions
8:50 – 9:00 p.m. Finish meeting

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Meeting Activities

  1. Coaching group
  • deliver or receive free 30 min coaching session
    1. Master Mind Alliance group
    2. Study Buddy group
  • Discuss an element or aspect of a coaching course
  • In case the number of coaching students is not enough in the first few meetings, this group can be run by Education officer and used to discuss and explore different training opportunities.
    1. Peer Coaching group
    2. Activities 1 and 2 has to be included in every meeting
    3. Activities 3 and 4 are optional depending on the number of coaching students, if any.
    4. Other activities to be proposed and decided upon by SG management team

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Membership Guidelines

  • Each member must pay an annual membership fee £15
  • Each member will be issued a membership card, name badge to be worn at meetings
  • Each member will be given a welcome pack
  • Each member agrees to engage actively in supporting the group and its activities
  • Members will dress and behave in a respectable way during meetings
  • Each member will respect the confidentiality of any information shared during coaching sessions and/or Master Mind Alliance group meeting
  • Members may bring along as many guests as they wish for free, provided that the Membership/finance officer is notified at least a week prior to the meeting
  • Guests are allowed to attend the first 2 meetings for FREE before being asked to join the group
  • Paying members are entitled to have their photograph and biography put on the support group website

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Management Team

  1. Support group leader –
  2. Deputy support group leader
  3. Membership & finance officer
  4. Public relation officer
  5. Education officer
  6. Logistics officer
  7. IT officer
  8. Chairperson for Master Mind Alliance

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