Adeption nav guide

Let’s get you started,
so you’ll be using it like a pro.

Quick start guide

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How do I get started?

Easy!
Click on the Go to my programs button to take you through to your module screen. From there, click on the module you’re ready to work on.

 

What are 'Peers'?

You have the option to select peers. Peers are your buddies who are going through the program with you – you can see how they are progressing, check their answers, and nudge them along! You can select peers from the screen when you login, or choose Skip to add them later.

What are 'Ideas'?

Ideas is where you can jot down those amazing 3am-type ideas you have about something to try, by hitting Add an idea at any stage through your program. Then when you come to the action-planning stage, you can review your prior brilliance, and (if you want) kick that idea into action.

 

FAQ’s + Protips

How do I?

Quick help if you get stuck.

Help! I didn't receive a registration email?

Oh dear! First up, check your ‘spam’ folder to make sure it hasn’t detoured there. If it has – change the settings to allow emails from @adeption.io into your inbox. If you don’t see any emails from Adeption in your spam folder, send us an email (here) or get in touch with your Community Manager – we’ll get you sorted!

How do I edit my answers?

After you answer your questions in each section, you are taken to the summary page where you’ll see how other people responded as well. Here you can click on the Change button below to edit your answer.

You can also go back at any time and edit your previous answers.

I'm having an issue on the platform?

In the bottom right hand corner of your screen when you’re logged into the platform, you’ll see a green question button. Click on this at any time to message us. We will be with you within the hour!

How do I get to other programs I am doing?

Go to home on the menu bar.
Scroll half way down the page you will see the name of the network you are currently in (It will say ‘My current network‘ below).
Clicking on the ‘network’ icon to the left of it, brings up a ‘change networks‘ drop down. Select the program you would like to go to from the menu. Voilà!
You are now in the new program you selected.

How do I remove or get access to my personal data on Adeption?
Easy! Simply email hello@adeption.io and request to have your personal data removed or a copy of all data you have contributed to Adeption sent to you. We will be in contact and arrange this for you.
Oops I forgot my password!

No sweat! Just click on the Forgot password button at the bottom of login page. On the next page put your registered email ID and hit Send password. We’ll send you an email to reset your password.

I want to contact a coach

You’ll see a ‘Contact coach‘ link when you are planning your action. This is a great idea if you want to discuss your thinking or solve a particular problem. Your coach will receive a request to connect with you.

Can I turn off email notifications from the platform?

Yes! If you go to the top right hand corner of the your home screen and hover over your name you will see a settings tab in the drop down. Click on this. On the settings page under ‘email settings‘, you will be able to control the frequency of the emails you get from the platform, including any message alerts and reminders to reflect.

Why can't I go through to the next module?

If you can’t go onto another module, there are two possible reasons for this.

  1. The program has been designed for you to go through a sequence of modules. To get the best from it, you can only work through the highlighted module.
  2. After completing each module, the action you designed may need to be confirmed by your peers/managers for you to move to the next module. Your peers/manager will have received a reminder to confirm what you’ve done, but you may need to give them a nudge!

Peers

We do better when we get others involved.

What is a peer?

It’s more fun to do things together! A ‘peer’ is a person you select from your group (or ‘network’) that you do the program with. Peers are special – you can see how they answer, nudge them along and ‘confirm’/give high 5’s for the actions they do!

Things to know about peers;

  • You can choose to have from 0 to 6 peers from your group.
  • You can select your peers straight after logging in, or if you’re not sure, you can Skip and wait until you’re further along the program.
Can I send a note to my peers?

Yes! When you confirm your peers’ actions you can send them a note.

How can I see my peers answers?

When you’re in the summary page (the page following the question section), you’ll see pictures of your peers. Click on your peer to see how they answered. Or hit the Nudge button if they haven’t answered yet!

If you want to see how others in your group (or ‘network’) answered, click on any word in the word cloud to see the full answers. If you like the answer, share the love and click Like.  You’ll get to see whose answer it was from your group.

What is 'confirmation'?

‘Confirmation’ is a way of ensuring you and your peers learn from each other. Depending on how your program is set up, before moving to the next module, one of your peers will need to confirm you took your action. The aim of this is to help you stay accountable to yourself, as well as stealing-ahem-learning insights and ideas from each other!
We strongly recommend that you also have a real conversation with your peer about what they did and what they learnt…like, “Hey Carl, how’s that action to ‘work on the big rocks first’ going?” …this will enhance both your learning and benefit from the program.

I don't see a 'confirm' button when I go to confirm?

Oops! That means another peer has beat you to it!

It’s still a great idea to check in on their action and result they got – you could learn from this and maybe even get a new idea for yourself.

What role does my manager play?

Your manager (or managers) can see your progress. Depending on how your program is set up, they may have to confirm the actions you’ve taken as well. Ideally they will stay close to what you are planning and can provide you additional coaching.

Features

Some of our fave features.

How can I look at the tools?

There are a few ways to do this;

  • You can search at the top of the screen
  • You can go to Ideas on the menu at the top, then look in the Tools tab or Shared with me tab
  • You’ll also get to see them when you go through your program!
What is a 'collaborative space'?

A collaborative space is a common space for content to be shared with your group.

  • Facilitators/Coaches will share notes and resources here
  • As a participant you can use a shared space to collaborate with others on the program (for example, to work on a project or share notes)

Get to the collaborative spaces by clicking on the tab to the right of ‘My programs‘ when you’re in your program.

What is 'ideas'?

You can use the ideas function like a sticky note to jot down any ideas you have as you go through your program. You can access the Ideas button from any page on the platform – click on ‘Ideas’ at the top of your screen.

If you love an idea, you can turn it into an action. When you’re in your action-planning stage – hit the ‘Import an idea‘ button, and there you go…add a time frame, reminders if you want, then get to work!

Tips for an awesome program

Go on…be a super-user!

How detailed should my actions be?

The programs are about developing a habit of  being more deliberate in how you work and lead. This is best achieved by planning, doing and reflecting on small things that you wouldn’t normally do, and repeating this process a number of times.

Therefore don’t feel like your actions have to be big, but they need to be specific (not too cloudy or vague that you can wriggle out of!). Plus, it’s helpful if you can implement and reflect on them within one to two weeks.

How much detail should I go into for my answers?

As much as you like! The questions are designed to give you insights, it’s not about getting a right or wrong answer. If you get stuck, try the first thought that comes to mind, it’s super-easy to go back and change your answers later, once you reflect on it more.

Should I watch the videos?

It’s not mandatory to watch the videos. However we do recommend that you watch it as it gives an overview of the topic, and will help you in answering the questions.

What do you recommend for reminders?

When you plan an action you will be prompted to set accountability reminders. This includes both automated emails and text messages.

Think about when the reminder will be most useful – is it the start of the day (e.g. “Am I working on my most dreaded task first?“), or before a weekly meeting? (e.g. “Think before I speak”). A mantra or question for yourself is a nice way to frame them.

Some cautions!

  • Daily reminders are an option but remember that this will send you a notification EVERY day!
  • You also have the option to have peer and manager prompts. This means the platform prompts your peers/manager to check with you to see if you have done your action. This is a very effective way of ensuring you do what you way you will do, but this could be very annoying for them… so use this feature with discretion!
How long should I spend on each module?

The platform is designed so that you can work through a module in between 20 – 60 minutes. It depends how curious you are! Although there isn’t really that much to work through, some of the questions asked require a bit of thought and you may be interested to look at a lot of the tools – this will add to your time spent. The real time you will spend is in doing the action you plan for each module.

Some tips
• Move through quickly and answer questions with what comes to mind – you can go back and edit deeper thoughts later.
• If you are stuck, just enter something and then explore other people’s answers in the word clouds or go through the tools – they might help you edit your answer.

Managers

A heads up for managers.

What is the manager's role?

The managers role is to stay connected and engaged with the development of your people on the program. Manager engagement has been shown to improve the impact of any professional development efforts by a whopping 40%!

Depending on settings you will also have to confirm your people’s actions for at least one, and maybe more, of the modules they go through. Confirmation means you verify the actions that they promised they would do. Even better, have an offline conversation about how they are going with their planned development actions.

What do I do if I am away and can't confirm actions for a participant?

If you are a manager and are going to be away, you can delegate confirmation to another manager on the platform for the period you are away. To do this, log onto the platform and click on the ‘go to user progress’ button on your home screen. At the top right hand corner of the screen you should see a ‘delegate confirmation’ button. Click on this button to specify the time you will be away and who will cover for you.

Why do I keep getting reminders for an action a participant is going to do?

You get these reminders because your peer/participant has requested you receive reminders to help them follow through on their action. A participant can do this by clicking on the ‘would you like your peer/manager to remind you?‘ button in the action planning stage.
You will keep receiving these reminders until your peer/participant has completed their action and reflected on it on the platform.

To stop receiving these reminders, either;

  • Contact your participant and nudge them along with their action!
  • Or contact a member of the Adeption team by clicking on the green chat button in the bottom right hand corner of your screen.

Didn't find what you were after?

 

Want to talk to a real-life human? We’re here for you!
A Community Manager is available to answer your questions  – just click the green icon on the bottom right hand corner of your screen when you’re logged into the platform.
Or you can email us by clicking the link below.