Coaching 2017-11-22T17:23:19+00:00

Coaching is one way to enhance your professional career. It is beneficial during times of promotions, tough assignments, or new challenges. Many people realize that succeeding in their roles requires them to sharpen their skills, especially in today’s fast pace economy and emerging new leaders. JP & Associates uses a blended approach of coaching using some or all of the following assessments:

Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®)
According to Consulting Psychologists Press (CPP ,Inc. – publisher of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI® instrument), more than 2 million people complete MBTI questionnaires annually in the US alone, making it the most widely used reliable personality assessment in the world. Over 50 years of research and use support supports the MBTI instrument’s reliability as a useful tool for management and human resources development, career and personal consulting, teambuilding and improving communication.

By identifying and describing 8 preferences (Extraversion, Introversion, Sensing, Intuiting, Thinking, Feeling, Judging, Perceiving) and 16 different Types, the MBTI assessment increases awareness of individual styles of gathering information, making decisions and interacting with others. This information promotes a greater understanding of self and others.

Communication Wheel® (more info)
The CommunicationWheel® allows people to graphically see and experience the various styles of communication as determined by the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) . This model is easy to understand and use in any organization.

FIRO Element-B® (more info)
The FIRO Element-B® is used to demonstrate the Element-B tool that is used for measuring human behavior in the areas of Inclusion, Control and Openness. This is a powerful tool that is used in coaching, training, team building, and leadership development.

BarOn EQ-I® (more info)
The BarOn EQ-i® measures emotionally and socially intelligent behavior as reported by participants. A growing body of research suggests that emotional intelligence is a key determinant of success in life. It is being used in many arenas including clinical, educational, medical, corporate, and human resources.

The following components are scored using this instrument:

  • Intrapersonal (Self-Regard, Emotional Self-Awareness, Assertiveness, Independence, and Self-Actualization)
  • Interpersonal (Empathy, Social Responsibility, and Interpersonal Relationship)
  • Stress Management (Stress Tolerance and Impulse Control)
  • Adaptability (Reality Testing, Flexibility, and Problem Solving)
  • General Mood Scale (Optimism and Happiness)

ABLE®360: Assessment of Basic Leader Effectiveness
The Assessment of Basic Leader Effectiveness (ABLE®) is a questionnaire based on over fifteen years of research by High Performing Systems, Inc. The ABLE provides a 360° view: The leader, the leader’s boss, team members reporting directly to the leader and, in some instances, the leader’s peers. It measures nine basic leader skill dimensions proven to be the most essential to high performing leaders.

Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument (TKI)
According to CPP, Inc., the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument is the world’s bestselling instrument for understanding how conflict-handling modes, or styles, affect interpersonal and group dynamics and for learning how to select the most appropriate style for a given situation.
The TKI tool has been used successfully by businesses, educators and organizational development professionals for over 30 years. Scoring for the TKI assessment is based on a revised norm sample and is presented in the updated TKI Profile and Interpretive Report with a more personalized analysis of results.

Benefits of the TKI tool:

  • Offers a pragmatic, situational approach to conflict resolution
  • Demonstrates how and when to use the 5 conflict-handling styles effectively
  • Helps to initiate safe and productive dialogue to deal with conflict situations
  • Can be administered online or in a self-scorable format