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3×4 Coaching.

Learn and master the 3 plays and 4 skills that exceptional coaches use to deliver results and build commitment.

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Webinar: Building a Coaching Culture in 2020

Building a coaching culture has never been more vital - or harder to do. Join us as we unpack wisdom from 30 years of experience and explore what has changed in the last 3 months.


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Looking to become a better coach yourself? Explore 3x4 Coaching through open enrollment programs at the Smith School of Business at Queen's University.

Upcoming open enrollment programs

Coaching for High Performance

Develop your coaching skills with our flagship 6-week online 3x4 Coaching program delivered in partnership with Queen's Executive Education.

Feb 11-12, 2021 — Register

Queen's Leadership Program

The program takes you through an intensive 5-days of self-discovery, one-on-one coaching, classroom discussions and team exercises that will change the way you think about leadership and the way you are perceived as a leader.

Nov 2 - 6, 2020 — Register

Coaching remotely: keeping talent engaged in the new normal

A practical half-day session that will explore how to apply the 3x4 Coaching model in a remote environment.

Nov 26, 2020 — Register

Having difficult conversations from a distance

Explore the principles of effective feedback and productive confronting, and learn a set of skills that you can use to have challenging conversations remotely in a way that minimizes defensiveness and delivers positive results.

Nov 30, 2020 — Register

Upon completion of the 3x4 Coaching program, participants will be able to:

  • Define coaching and use the 3x4 Coaching model to drive high performance in others
  • Tap into emotion and imagination to spur growth and development
  • Execute an action plan to build and deepen their coaching relationships
  • Create self-awareness and responsibility in others through effective questioning and active listening
  • Deliver competent, relevant, meaningful feedback
  • Recognize people in a manner that is targeted, relevant and reinforces the behaviours that drive performance
  • Sample a method for confronting people who need to change behaviour and/or improve performance
  • Use a coaching map to GROW others and build their commitment to a solution
  • 3x4 Coaching is at the heart of a program that we have delivered to over 1,000 leaders at one of the world’s largest banks. Half-way through delivery we needed to move all sessions from in-person to virtual due to COVID-19. It has been a huge success and is now rolling out to an even broader audience. It is one of the best programs I have seen.

    Dave Roberts

    President UNC Executive Development

  • At Queen’s Executive Education, our ultimate goal is our clients’ success. Third Factor has been a major contributor to that mission for decades, and 3x4 Coaching represents another important step forward for our already world-renowned management education programs.

    David Sculthorpe

    Executive Director Smith School of Business

Meet our world-class faculty

  • Peggy Baumgartner

    Peggy Baumgartner's work includes training Olympic athletes for competition and training executives at the Smith School of Business at Queen's University. Learn more

  • Cyndie Flett

    Cyndie Flett is the former Vice President of Research and Development for the Coaching Association of Canada, and a leading expert on coaching. Learn more

  • Garry Watanabe

    A corporate lawyer who became an elite swim coach before pursuing a degree in Sport Psychology - Garry is a true renaissance man. Learn more

  • Jacques Charuest

    Jacques Charuest possède 30 ans d'expérience en Amérique du Nord en tant qu'entraîneur. Learn more

  • Karyn Garossino

    Karyn is an Olympic figure skater with a Master's Degree in psychology and adult education - and boundless enthusiasm. Learn more

  • Peter Jensen

    Peter is a veteran of 10 Olympic Games, author of 3 best-selling books, and a renowned innovator. Learn more

  • Dane Jensen

    Dane is the CEO of Third Factor, teaches in the MBA and EMBA at Queen's, and writes broadly on resilience, collaboration and leadership. Learn more

Whitepaper: The 3 Plays and 4 Skills of Exceptional Coaches

Third Factor CEO Dane Jensen and Director of Training Peggy Baumgartner take you inside the 3x4 Coaching model for a deeper look at how great coaches operate and how we can all learn and master their playbook.

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Get involved

Free webinar: Building a Coaching Culture in 2020

Building a coaching culture has never been more vital - or harder to do. Join us as we unpack wisdom from 30 years of experience and explore what has changed in the last 3 months.

Available now — Watch on Demand

Coaching for High Performance

Develop your coaching skills in our flagship 6-week online 3x4 Coaching program delivered in partnership with Queen's Executive Education.

Sep 30 - Nov 4, 2020 — Register

Feb 11-12, 2021 — Register

Queen's Leadership Program

The program takes you through an intensive 5-days of self-discovery, one-on-one coaching, classroom discussions and team exercises that will change the way you think about leadership and the way you are perceived as a leader.

Nov 2 - 6, 2020 — Register

Coaching remotely: keeping talent engaged in the new normal

A highly practical half-day session with the Smith School of Business at Queen's University that will explore how to apply the 3x4 Coaching model in a remote environment.

Nov 26, 2020 — Register

Having difficult conversations from a distance

Explore the principles of effective feedback and productive confronting, and learn a set of skills that you can use to have challenging conversations remotely in a way that minimizes defensiveness and delivers positive results. Delivered in partnership with the Smith School of Business at Queen's University.

Nov 30, 2020 — Register

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