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Tools and techniques for Parents and Carers

 

A simple influencing structure and looking at situations from different points of view.

Following on from my previous article on influencing others and asking for what you need, in this article I focus on how you can use a simple influencing structure and a tool for looking at situations from different points of view.

 

How to influence others and ask for what you need.

As I mentioned in my first article back in June there are many times you will need to influence others as a carer and it is worth mapping out who and what they are. They may well include local doctors and hospital specialists, charities and other people involved with care.

Mind Map Sample

This is the second in a series of articles on tools and techniques that I found most useful. The previous article was on focussing your effort and this one covers planning.

Circles of Control, Infulence and Concern

Who I am?

My name is Toby Buckle and I am a parent of a disabled child with complex needs. I am also a leadership coach responsible for training others in techniques to manage situations, influence people and become resilient. I have done this in organisations such as National Geographic, the Prison Service and the NHS.

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