Second coaching conversation

The second example conversation shows how the STORM model can help with longer-term personal objectives. The following dialogue is the beginning of a career development meeting that Miriam has initiated to talk about her Personal Development Plan (PDP) with the Training and Development Manager. Miriam is a manager who wants to get on and doesn’t mess about!


So, Miriam, you’ve asked to talk to me about your PDP; what you want out of your career, how you can get there and how we can help you. Before we look at what you will do tomorrow, let’s look at your longer-term objectives – where you want to be in five ...

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