Essential Life Coaching Skills

Author: Angela Dunbar
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135266921
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Essential Life Coaching Skills provides a comprehensive guide to the complete range and depth of skills required to succeed as a life coach. Angela Dunbar uses theoretical background alongside practical examples to provide a clear understanding of what makes a successful life coach. This book focuses on seven essential skill sets that are necessary for effective life coaching, with each chapter giving specific examples of how these skills are used in life coaching, and how they can be developed and improved. The book also includes a comprehensive, current overview of life coaching processes, practices and issues, from both the coach and client perspectives. Essential Life Coaching Skills will be ideal reading for new and existing life coaches who wish to find ways to enhance their competence and ability. It will also be of use to therapists and counsellors looking to expand into coaching.

Essential Career Transition Coaching Skills

Author: Caroline Talbott
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135047901
Size: 50.28 MB
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Career moves (even positive ones) can be disruptive for the individual, and the psychological impact of changing roles or careers is often underestimated. Career transition coaching is a relatively new field, but one that is highly relevant in the modern world. In Essential Career Transition Coaching Skills, Caroline Talbott explores the most effective career transition coaching techniques and explains the psychology behind them. Looking at both self-motivated and enforced career changes, the book pays particular attention to the psychological processes experienced by the client, so that the coach can understand and anticipate their reactions and help them make the most successful career moves. It covers general skills, tools and techniques that can be applied to any career transition as well as more specific examples such as moving from management into leadership, aspiring business owners and career changers. Case studies illustrating the methods of experienced coaches and step-by-step guides to coaching techniques are also included. Ideal for those already experienced in general coaching and looking to specialise, as well as anyone whose job requires coaching skills, such as managers and HR professionals, this timely book provides a comprehensive guide to the whole transition cycle – from choosing a career direction or change, to making a move and adapting successfully.

Essential Business Coaching

Author: Averil Leimon
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781583918821
Size: 58.85 MB
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Do coaches need to be psychologists, business people or both? Essential Business Coaching offers a much-needed answer to the question of what makes a good business coach. The authors draw on 60 years of combined experience to provide an in-depth review of best practice and theory. They provide a thorough examination of the changing nature of work, the need for new sources of competitive advantage and the benefits of investing in coaching. Useful ideas for further reading are found throughout, along with numerous examples of real business coaching situations. The inclusion of interviews with both corporate sponsors and individual clients provide a unique insight into what makes good coaching in practice. The combination of solid theory and abundant examples make Essential Business Coaching an invaluable tool for all business coaches as well as counsellors, psychotherapists, human resource professionals and senior managers.

Cognitive Behavioural Coaching In Practice

Author: Michael Neenan
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136503021
Size: 37.57 MB
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Cognitive Behavioural Coaching in Practice explores various aspects of coaching from within a cognitive behavioural framework. Michael Neenan and Stephen Palmer bring together experts in the field to discuss topics including: procrastination stress performance self-esteem perfectionism goal selection socratic questioning. This highly practical book is illustrated throughout with lengthy coach–coachee dialogues that include a commentary of the aims of the coach during the session. It will be essential reading for both trainees and professional coaches whether or not they have a background in psychology. It will also be useful for therapists, counsellors and psychologists who want to use coaching in their everyday practice.

Coaching Women To Lead

Author: Averil Leimon
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136895752
Size: 56.73 MB
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Coaching Women to Lead asks why, in the 21st century, there is still such a disparity in the number of women filling leadership roles, compared with men. It argues that a specific coaching approach for women is not only possible but required to support women throughout their corporate career. In this book you will find: How to build a robust business case for coaching women Which areas of coaching are the most useful at which career stage An academic survey to discover what women need to succeed In-depth interviews with women role models Specific tools and techniques to develop a women-focused coaching programme. Using case studies and findings from the authors' research, Coaching Women to Lead proposes defined areas for coaching women, and offers practical advice for coaches who wish to contribute to the development of excellent women leaders.

Group And Team Coaching

Author: Christine Thornton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136976116
Size: 71.68 MB
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This book offers a new perspective on the subconscious and non-verbal processes through which people learn and communicate with each other in groups. Describing these processes in the context of modern organisational life, it provides practical advice about how to do group and team coaching. Introducing key concepts from psychology, group analysis and systems theory, Group and Team Coaching gives practical guidance on core areas of group coaching: team coaching, group supervision, action learning sets and other learning groups. Casting new light on the ‘secret life’ of groups and teams, it discusses: the invisible processes of group dynamics pitfalls of group coaching and how to avoid them how to design coaching interventions common dilemmas ethics and supervision With many vignettes and case studies, Group and Team Coaching is essential reading for coaches who work with groups and teams.

Brief Coaching

Author: Chris Iveson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136503099
Size: 38.14 MB
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Brief Coaching offers a new approach to coaching by considering how the client will know when they have reached their goal, and what they are already doing to get there. The coach aims to work towards the solution rather than working away from the problem, so that the client's problem is not central to the session, but instead the coach and the client work towards the client's preferred future. This book employs case examples and transcripts of sessions to offer guidance on: looking for resources rather than deficits exploring possible and preferred futures examining what is already contributing to that future treating clients as experts in all aspects of their lives. This practical guide includes summaries and activities for the coach to do with the client and will therefore be a useful tool for both new and experienced coaches, as well as therapists branching into coaching who want to add to their existing skills.

101 Coaching Strategies And Techniques

Author: Gladeana McMahon
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136990399
Size: 20.93 MB
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101 Coaching Strategies and Techniques provides focused, practical strategies to help the coach with their work. Each point provides a detailed explanation of the strategy together with potential pitfalls and solutions. Contributors from a range of coaching backgrounds are brought together to cover a number of issues faced by professional coaches including: confidence building developing specific skills and strategies group coaching problem solving and creativity self awareness the stuck client. 101 Coaching Strategies and Techniques will be a handy reference tool for busy coaches; the bite-sized strategies will also provide a useful guide for those in training.

Becoming A Professional Life Coach Lessons From The Institute Of Life Coach Training

Author: Diane S. Menendez
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393710971
Size: 68.80 MB
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An updated version of the best-selling therapist-to-coach transition text. With his bestselling Therapist As Life Coach, Pat Williams introduced the therapeutic community to the career of life coach, and in Becoming a Professional Life Coach he and Diane Menendez covered all the basic principles and strategies for effective coaching. Now Williams, founder of the Institute for Life Coach Training (ILCT), and Menendez, former faculty at ILCT—both master certified coaches—bring back the book that has taught thousands of coaches over the past eight years with all-new information on coaching competencies, ethics, somatic coaching, wellness coaching, and how positive psychology and neuroscience are informing the profession today. Moving seamlessly from coaching fundamentals—listening skills, effective language, session preparation—to more advanced ideas such as helping clients to identify life purpose, recognize and combat obstacles, align values and actions, maintain a positive mind-set, and live with integrity, this new edition is one-stop-shopping for beginner and advanced coaches alike. Beginning with a brief history of the foundations of coaching and its future trajectory, Becoming a Professional Life Coach takes readers step-by-step through the coaching process, covering all the crucial ideas and techniques for being a successful life coach, including: • Listening to, versus listening for, versus listening with • Establishing a client’s focus • Giving honest feedback and observation • Formulating first coaching conversations • Asking powerful, eliciting questions • Understanding human developmental issues • Reframing a client’s perspective • Enacting change with clients • Helping clients to identify and fulfill core values, and much, much more. All the major skillsets for empowering and “stretching” clients are covered. By filling the pages with client exercises, worksheets, sample dialogues, and self-assessments, Williams and Menendez give readers a hands-on coaching manual to expertly guide their clients to purposeful, transformative lives. Today, with more and more therapists incorporating coaching into their practices, and the number of master certified coaches, many with niche expertise, growing every year, Becoming a Professional Life Coach fills a greater need than ever. By tackling the nuts and bolts of coaching, Williams and Menendez equip readers with the tools and techniques they need to make a difference in their clients’ lives.

Group And Team Coaching

Author: Christine Thornton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317410718
Size: 20.12 MB
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Group and Team Coaching offers a new perspective on the ‘secret life of groups’, the subconscious and non-verbal processes through which people learn and communicate in groups and teams. Updated with new research and including a wealth of vignettes and case studies, it will be essential reading for coaches who work with groups and teams as well as leaders commissioning coaching; the second edition features new guidance for leaders and managers, an updated introduction and new expanded practical sections on working with teams, working on the phone, and supervising and being supervised. Christine Thornton uses key concepts from psychology, group analysis and systems theory as well as her own extensive experience to give practical advice, including: The invisible processes of group dynamics Pitfalls of team coaching and how to avoid them How to design coaching interventions Common dilemmas Ethics and supervision.