Developed by Robert Dilts and Todd Epstein, identifies the components necessary for effectively organizing information about any change. The following five elements are necessary:
S YMPTOM – are typically the most noticeable about the problem.
C AUSE(S) – the underlying elements responsible for creating problem.
O UTCOME – the goal or desired state that will take care of the symptoms.
R ESOURCES – the elements responsible for creating and maintaining outcome.
E FFECT – the reason or motivation for wanting the outcome in the first place. Some say the ‘E’ is for ecology – the effect this will have on others and the circumstances of the person’s life.