ASSIGNMENT 5b: Create a Workshop or Video Series Curriculum

You are doing a great job! You have a focus now and its time to start the planning process.

Success with assignment will depend a great deal on your willingness to lean into your groups and mentors for feedback. Ask your questions, including the best question of all! ‘What question did I miss asking?’

Seek feedback often from your group in your group Slack channel before seeking mentor feedback in the #projects channel. Enjoy!

Assignment: 

Reverse Engineer Your Meta Curriculum:

Use the Curriculum Development II: Reverse Engineering process document to guide:

  1. Initial Brainstorm
  2. Guided Brainstorm
  3. Patterning
  4. Segmentation
  5. Upsell Determination
  6. 4Mats

Monday, March 11th is a Q&A session with a large part of it set aside for your questions on this assignment. Engage in the process to have enough experience to formulate all of your questions. The due date for this assignment will be revealed then.

Post questions and links in the #assignments Slack channel.

Video and other resources

This assignment is designed to ensure:

  • You  build on your current understanding of curriculum development
  • Provide the experience required to learn another logical level on curriculum development
  • Create the intensity required to move you through your blocks and into greater levels of leadership

Pro Tip: Enter your participants model of the world to know what they know, believe, value, and require for skill development

ASSIGNMENT 5a: Create a Workshop or Video Series Curriculum

As a leader, you may be called upon to share your expertise. You may also require a training to fill out your business funnel. This is often a lower price asset that welcomes people to spend time with you while they receive huge value.

Success with assignment will depend a great deal on your willingness to lean into your groups and mentors for feedback. Ask your questions, including the best question of all! ‘What question did I miss asking?’

Seek feedback often from your group in your group Slack channel before seeking mentor feedback in the #projects channel. Enjoy!

Assignment: 

Create a workshop or video series:

  1. Choose a topic that will benefit your current clients/prospects. Make it high-value for them.
  2. Seek feedback
  3. Brainstorm everything you could teach for this topic
  4. Select what you choose to teach in this particular training
  5. Organize the information into the Meta Curriculum 4Mat – Seek feedback
  6. Post final version for celebration!

Post questions and links in the #assignments Slack channel.

This assignment is designed to ensure:

  • You  build on your current understanding of curriculum development
  • Provide the experience required to learn another logical level on curriculum development
  • Create the intensity required to move you through your blocks and into greater levels of leadership

Pro Tip: Start right away and keep it moving. Seek assistance when you feel you are blocking your own progress. 

ASSIGNMENT 4: Anatomy of Story – 5 Stories

As a leader, people look to you to handle issues and move situations forward. Whether from the front of the room, or the kitchen, it is key to empower others to move forward. By using stories, we can nudge others without appearing to have intervened in a way that creates dependence or even bad feelings.

Success with assignment will depend a great deal on your willingness to make it easy. We are in the conscious incompetence place with a new area of learning. Choose easy stories for this assignment so that you can learn the inner workings. I promise that we will challenge further as the program moves forward.

Seek feedback often from your group in your group Slack channel before seeking mentor feedback in the #projects channel. Enjoy!

Assignment: 

Select 5 stories and use the story anatomy notation to record them:

  1. Brainstorm a large number of stories – personal, fables, legends, other people’s…
  2. Choose 5 that are complete in the world and you would find interesting to tell
  3. Post in #assignments on Slack that you have selected your 5 stories
  4. Find the 6 points in the story – Normal, Change, Low point, Decision, Path, New Normal
  5. Refine the points so that only a few words represent each point
  6. Repeat for all 5 stories

Post questions in the #assignments Slack channel.

Due Date: February 23rd

Virtual Training

Example: 

This assignment is designed to ensure:

  • You gain an understanding of the anatomy of story
  • Provide the experience required to layer in a number of ways to move others with story
  • Create an environment where you could choose independence or inter-dependence so that you will know where you are at in your personal development.

Pro Tip: Choose stories you know well. The anatomy will be more obvious.

ASSIGNMENT 3: 10 Minute Training Video

This will be your first asset. A 10 minute training video that you can share with people as a taste of your awesomeness and hint of the more to come.

Success with assignment will depend a great deal on  your willingness to lean into your groups and mentors for feedback. Ask your questions, including the best question of all! ‘What question did I miss asking?’

Seek feedback often from your group in your group Slack channel before seeking mentor feedback in the #projects channel. Enjoy!

Assignment: 

Create a 10 minute training video:

  1. Choose a topic that will benefit your current clients/prospects. Make it high value for them.
  2. Seek feedback
  3. Consult the Launch Day slides and 4-mat template to create your draft 4-Mat
  4. Seek feedback
  5. Update your 4-Mat and incorporate relevant feedback
  6. Prepare to record your ‘first draft video’. This includes Trainer’s State! Speak directly to your favourite client when you look into the camera.
  7. Record a ‘first draft’ video and post the link for feedback (the timing and content may be off – its all good – your team needs practice with feedback 🙂
  8. Seek feedback
  9. Incorporate the feedback
  10. Record the final and post your link for celebrations

Post questions and links in the #projects Slack channel.

This assignment is designed to ensure:

  • Create an early asset you can use immediately for your business if you choose
  • Provide the experience required to learn a second logical level on curriculum development
  • Create the intensity required to move the groups into storming (and possible through to Norming!)

Pro Tip: Start with the right brain – brainstorm everything you know about the topic. Next, select and organize the content in the 4Mat template provided under Resources. 

Assignment #2: Frames, Frames, and more Frames

Learn from the following Video Training Series.

In this Training:

  • Each video is a Frame – a general concept or perspective
  • Consider how each frame is already alive in your world
  • Consider how taking it deeper into your world will support your capacity to lead others
  • Once complete, share a comment or question below about your learning

Video 1: Your Whole Mind

Video 2: The Importance of Focus and How to Get It

Video 3: Responsibility for Change

Video 4: Understanding Your Freak Out Moments

Video 5: Expanding Your Comfort Zone


This assignment is designed to ensure:

  • You know the basic leadership frames
  • You are ready to join us on January 12th for Launch Day!

Pro Tip: Schedule the time to watch undisturbed

Assignment #1: Introduce Yourself

Using your phone, create a 1 minute selfie video and post to the Slack #assignments channel.

In this video:

  • Introduce yourself to the group
  • Share who you are passionate about impacting, and
  • Your why for being in this program

This assignment is designed to ensure you know,

  • How to do a video selfie
  • How to upload assignments to slack

Pro Tip: Take about 90 seconds to reflect on each bullet to be covered. Smile, press record, and have fun!

Assignment #1: Introduce Yourself

Using your phone, create a 1 minute selfie video and post to the Slack #assignments channel.

In this video:

  • Introduce yourself to the group
  • Share who you are passionate about impacting, and
  • Your why for being in this program

This assignment is designed to ensure you know,

  • How to do a video selfie
  • How to upload assignments to slack

Pro Tip: Take about 90 seconds to reflect on each bullet to be covered. Smile, press record, and have fun!