Author: Carole Pemberton
Publisher: Open University Press
Release Date: 2015-05
Genre: Resilience (Personality trait)
What do you do as a coach when your client has been seriously rocked by the events in his or her life? In Resilience, Carole Pemberton offers a fresh and thoughtful framework for understanding what resilience is and is not, and why it has such potential for triggering feelings of being de-stabilized. Her book takes you step by step through a series of practical interventions, a menu of options, each with their research base and with their practicality explored. Considering a variety of approaches, Carole Pemberton asks: So how far is the currently fashionable concept of mindfulness helpful? How can you use some of the principles of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy? What can you borrow from Solution-focused Coaching and Positive Psychology? Her practical guide shows you what is especially useful in these disciplines for work with clients whose resilience has temporarily vanished. You will also learn how to assess your own resilience and coping mechanisms as a coach. The fascinating chapters on client narrative and 'Narrative Wave' alone make this a must-read for both new and more experienced coaches. Carole Pemberton explores the essential theories currently influencing resilience coaching, alongside stories from her own reflective practice in applying these and useful coaching tips. Trevor Elkin, Leadership and Talent Development, Home Office The resilience of coaching clients is emerging as one of the key themes facing coaches in the 21st Century. Carole Pemberton's timely work brings together the key facets of this subject providing an understanding of what impacts on resilience for the client and the coach, before providing an overview of a range of useful interventions to apply when working on this issue with clients. Caroline Horner, MD of the I-coach academy Wonderful to see a coaching book on resilience that compliments more traditional approaches with emergent thinking from the fields of mindfulness, ACT and positive psychology. Carole shows great wisdom and humility - pointing to the importance of authenticity in teaching mindfulness to others and in sharing her own learning along the way. Mark McMordie, Director of Coaching, Coachmatch This is a Treasure Trove of practical, accessible and proven tools for skilled coaches. Carole has created THE definitive guide for helping people to use their enhanced resilience to achieve their potential. Stuart Lindenfield FRSA, Head of Career and Change Management Solutions, Reed Global Pemberton has a rare skill - turning knowledge into power. She gives the reader the wherewithal to notice when resilience is failing in their clients. She then equips them with useful lines of inquiry and creative, practical steps they can take with their clients to move them from being stuck to taking responsibility and accessing their resources. She writes of the tricky subject of identity: often a subject tackled in dense philosophical debate: she makes it accessible, giving clear guidance in eloquent plain English about how a coach can work with their client at identity level. The work you as a coach will be able to do as a result of reading this book will be deeper and more creative. My notebook was full of tips and ideas by the time I had left the book. Deborah Tom, Managing Director of Human Systems
"This 'little black book' is a practical book which all coaches should read before they decide to enter the business world of coaching. It is an easy read that is packed with a number of useful tips and practical advice of how to both develop and implement your business." Yvonne Thackray How do I set up a coaching business? How do I find clients? How do I market myself successfully? If you are considering these questions, then this is the book for you. The coaching market is thriving but many coaches need practical help on how to develop and grow their businesses. Being a good coach is never enough. This book gives practical help based on many years of successful experience. Many coaches make the mistake of starting too broadly when the secret is to find a niche - but how do you do this? How do you find your natural clients? How do they find you? What should you charge? Should you have an office or can you work from home? Start-up costs are never as minimal as they might look, so how do you sustain yourself while you are building the business? It is essential to promote your fledgling business but which methods work and which are just a waste of time and money? You must have a web site but what should it contain to carry the right message about you and your coaching practice? Then there is the whole question of selling - a process many coaches dread but which has to be done because word of mouth on its own will never generate enough clients to earn a decent living. Finally, how big do you ultimately want your business to be? What are the plusses and minuses of growth? This book explains step by step how to build a successful new coaching business using an innovative method of selling with integrity. Using helpful case studies, Jenny Rogers clearly analyses the practical issues that can make or break a new venture. This book is the first step in running a successful coaching business.
Author: Jenny Rogers
Publisher: UK Higher Education Humanities & Social Sciences Counselling and Psychotherapy
Release Date: 2016-02
This book has a radical new message for any clinician: through coaching you reduce your own stress and you get far better outcomes for patients. 'Coaching for health' means creating a different relationship in consultations, asking a different kind of question and giving information in a different way. It goes beyond what is usually meant by 'patient-centred practice'. It will work with virtually any patient. When you take a coaching approach the chances are that your patients gain confidence in managing their own health, reduce the number of appointments they request, are less likely to need emergency admissions and are more likely to take their medication. Coaching is not just a technique that you switch on and off, it is a wholly different mindset. Coaching for Health explains the rationale for a coaching approach and gives pragmatic step by step help on how to do it. The authors - one an executive coach, one a doctor - write from their extensive, collective experience. Having trained many hundreds of clinicians in coaching skills, Jenny Rogers and Arti Maini have seen firsthand how transforming it can be to use in practice. "In a clear and convincing manner, Jenny Rogers and Art Maini offer a range of practical methods for turning health care consultations into a genuinely patient-led form of dialogue." John Launer, Associate Dean for Faculty Development, Health Education England, UK "A gem of a book...The combination of Jenny's accessible style and wisdom with Arti's extensive experience of adopting a coaching approach with patients has produced a winner." Lis Paice OBE FRCP, author of New Coach: reflections from a learning journey, UK
Author: Erik de Haan
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2011-03-03
Genre: Business & Economics
Manfred Kets de Vries, Professor of Leadership Development, INSEAD: “The author takes us on an exciting journey to explain what coaching is all about, providing us with a roadmap that is second to none. Anyone interested in better understanding what coaching is all about, would do well to have a serious look at this book.” David Megginson, Professor of Human Resources Development, Sheffield Hallam University: “From a vivid personal story just before the first chapter to the fascinating mass of data in the appendices, this book is a captivating read about the concrete particulars of coaching and the theoretical perspectives we can use to make sense of them. Erik de Haan makes a case for relational coaching and prescribes clearly what his research and the tradition within which it is embedded can tell practitioners in the field.” Bruce E. Wampold, Professor of Counseling Psychology, University of Wisconsin: “I am thrilled that there is a coaching book that emphasizes the coachee and the relationship. In Relational Coaching, Erik de Haan places the emerging profession on a strong foundation that emphasizes the interpersonal aspects of the endeavour.” Relational Coaching is a radically different way of looking at coaching that puts the relationship, from the perspective of the coachee, at the centre. Exploring both age-old tradition and reliable studies in recent decades, Relational Coaching gives the modern executive coach ten commandments to help improve his or her practice. The book demonstrates how each of these commandments is underpinned by sound quantitative research. The book begins by giving a complete overview of the profession and the latest developments in coaching. The second part of the book presents new quantitative and qualitative research into effects and experiences of coaching. Part three contains an introduction to the activities that make a good coach and the mechanisms used to verify coaches’ understanding of their profession. Other topics covered include training, accreditation, supervision and recommended literature.
Author: Julie Starr
Publisher: Pearson UK
Release Date: 2016-02-10
Genre: Business & Economics
Translated around the world, and recommended reading on many coaching programmes this bestselling book is trusted globally as the definitive guide to coaching. This carefully revised edition will guide you through the entire process from first meeting to when coaching ends, with methods, tips and techniques that simply work. Understand and develop the core skills and beliefs of an effective coach Know how to ask insightful questions that deliver valuable answers Gain practical help to plan coaching assignments that accelerate and improve your results Adeptly handle the main barriers to great coaching Feel fully confident in your ability to coach in any situation Whether you’re new to coaching or already an experienced coach, you’ll find clear guidance and principles to help you coach more effectively and with greater impact. To support you further The Coaching Manual has a range of free to download resources – templates, tools and checklists – available now at www.starrconsulting.co.uk. "Full of important information that all coaches just need to know! I would absolutely recommend this book to any coach, neophyte or experienced." Cherie Carter-Scott, Ph.D. MCC, Author of If Life is a Game, These are the Rules, Transformational Life Coaching and 15 other titles "The definitive resource for aspiring as well as seasoned coaches. No one has brought to life the nuts and bolts better than Julie Starr." Marshall Goldsmith, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Triggers, Mojo and What Got You Here Won't Get You There
Author: Bob Thomson
Release Date: 2013-12-10
Genre: Business & Economics
First Steps in Coaching is an essential guide for anyone starting out in the coaching profession and for existing coaches seeking to develop their craft. It is a practical introduction to the theory, skills and art of coaching. The book's structure follows the reader's progression from novice to professional coach, making it an indispensable companion every step of the way. Part one - Learning to Walk - sets out the basics of coaching and considers the key skills of listening, questioning and playing back. Part two - Learning to Run - explores a variety of practical and ethical issues, and looks at coaching as a line manager and coaching a team. Part three - Learning to Dance - examines more advanced topics such as the coach's use of their self and the nature of the coach-client relationship. The book: - Uses clear, uncomplicated language throughout - Explains key ideas through brief illustrations from the author's practice and quotes from leading writers on coaching - Contains a wide selection of ideas, models and exercises to stimulate the reader's learning - Encourages students to try things out in conversation, and reflect upon and make sense of their experiences First Steps in Coaching is a must-have book for anyone interested in coaching skilfully, ethically and effectively.
Coaching plays a key part in supporting the current education agenda. This book is both broad in range and specific in detail. It helps school leaders explore how coaching relationships can lead to increased attainment and capacity for learning, benefitting both education professionals and the young people in their care. The chapters cover: - models and types of coaching - specific frameworks for coaching - the impact of coaching on personal and professional development - how coaching can impact on raising attainment - how coaching can improve teaching and learning. Written by experienced educators and coaches, this book provides insight for all those involved in school leadership. Analysis of case studies involving professionals working in early years, primary, secondary and post-16 settings highlights what makes coaching effective. Further reflection shows how coaching and learning are inextricably connected. Clear explanations of coaching models and tools enable readers to expand their own range as coaches. Sarah Gornall is a Leadership Coach and the Director of Coaching Climate. Mannie Burn works with Best Practice Network and as an independent coach in schools
The power of effective listening is recognised as the essential tool of good management. In this book, Kline describes how we can achieve this, and presents a step-by-step guide that can be used in any situation. Whether you want to have more productive meetings, solve business problems or build stronger relationships, this book offers you a new world of possibilities.
This book explores that which is at the very heart of coaching: the coach-coachee relationship. Considering the relationship at each stage of the coaching process, it will equip your trainees with the necessary skills and knowledge for building and maintaining successful coaching relationships every step of the way. In clear and friendly terms the book simplifies complex issues including the practicalities of getting started, the intricacies of coaching across cultures and of coaching from within an organisation, and how to make the most of supervision. A crucial chapter on evidence-based practice considers the importance of research in the area and how to use the evidence-base to support professional coaching practice. Reflective questions, examples, implications for practice and recommended reading are included in every chapter, encouraging your trainees to consider how they might bring themselves to the coaching relationship.
Author: Leni Wildflower
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2011-05-18
Genre: Business & Economics
Praise for The Handbook ofKnowledge-Based Coaching "Definitive, with extensive references and a commitment to connecting theory to practice in every chapter, this important contribution is a delicious and wide-ranging exploration of the lineages that have shaped the modern practice of coaching." —Doug Silsbee, author, Presence-Based Coaching and The Mindful Coach "The translation of theories from multiple disciplines to the practice of coaching makes this book a must-read!" —Terrence E. Maltbia, senior lecturer, Adult Learning and Leadership; and faculty director, Columbia Coaching Certification Program, Teachers College, Columbia University "If you have an appetite for the scientific roots of what works best in coaching, and you are hungry for an easy-to-digest translation of the science to practice, this book is a feast and will be on your plate for many years to come." —Margaret Moore (Coach Meg), founder and CEO, Wellcoaches Corporation; and codirector, Institute of Coaching, McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School "Whether you're a beginner or an experienced coach, this rollicking ride through dozens of the most important theories and perspectives in coaching will be a vital companion. With quick and helpful summaries of key ideas and their use—and selective bibliographies should you wish to go deeper into a particular area—this book will help you support your clients in a targeted and sophisticated way." —Jennifer Garvey Berger, author, Changing on the Job: Growing the Leaders Our Organizations Need; and coeditor, Executive Coaching: Practices and Perspectives "This is a book I have been missing. What a pleasure to read and what a stretching of my mind." —Kim GØrtz, senior consultant, Copenhagen Coaching Center "Anyone who is serious about improving the quality of coaching will find The Handbook an invaluable resource that reflects the breadth and richness of the growing evidence-based approach to coaching practice." —David Clutterbuck, visiting professor in the coaching and mentoring faculties, Oxford Brookes and Sheffield Hallam Universities
Author: Robert Barner
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
Release Date: 2017-05-09
Genre: Business & Economics
Working Deeply is a guide for coaching and development professionals to help them foster their clients’ efforts in deep transformational learning. It introduces key concepts, theory and practical techniques for undertaking transformational coaching, and provides cases and examples illustrating the use of these tools in practice.
This second edition provides the most comprehensive guide to the field of coaching, exploring a range of coaching theories and approaches, genres and settings, and professional issues. It supports trainees and professionals to identify and develop a personal style of coaching. Its three parts cover: The theoretical traditions underpinning coaching such as cognitive-behavioural, Gestalt and existential Contexts and genres such as life, executive, peer, team and career coaching Professional issues such as ethics, supervision, continuing professional development, standards and mental-health issues. Written by leading international authors, each chapter makes links between theory and practice and includes discussion questions to facilitate reflection on the topic, further reading suggestions, and case studies. This new edition includes completely revised and updated chapters throughout, an additional emphasis on cross-cultural coaching and new chapters on Health and Wellness Coaching and Researching Coaching. The handbook is a unique resource that has helped thousands of practitioners and trainees from a variety of professions and multi-disciplinary backgrounds, including health, education, business and management and psychology, throughout their coaching career.