101 Coaching Strategies and Techniques

Author: Gladeana McMahon,Anne Archer

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136990399

Category: Psychology

Page: 328

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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.

Cognitive Behavioural Coaching Techniques For Dummies

Author: Helen Whitten

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119997351

Category: Self-Help

Page: 384

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Cognitive Behavioural Coaching (CBC) takes the highly effective techniques and principles of CBT off the therapists couch and in to the work place and the home. Whether you’re already a coach, interested in becoming one or new to the subject; this friendly guide covers the origins and principles of Cognitive Behavioural Coaching and walks you step-by-step through the coaching process. The book explains how to use the tools and techniques of CBC to challenge negative thinking, make positive changes, achieve goals and improve effectiveness in your personal and professional life. Coverage includes: The principles and the basics of CBC The Attributes of the CB Coach and the CBC Process The CBC toolkit for Work and Life Exploring Potential and working with Relationships Managing Career Transitions and maintaining Peak Performance About the author Helen Whitten is an experienced and accredited coach, facilitator, mediator and writer. She is the Founder and Managing Director of Positiveworks London, a consultancy company providing coaching and development programmes to people in the public and private sector throughout the world.

A Guide to Coaching and Mental Health

The Recognition and Management of Psychological Issues

Author: Andrew Buckley,Carole Buckley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134159633

Category: Psychology

Page: 296

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It is vital that coaches have the ability to recognise mental health problems in their clients, enabling them to make an informed decision about whether coaching is appropriate. A Guide to Coaching and Mental Health provides an indispensable introduction to the assessment of psychological issues in the context of coaching. Divided into three sections, the book covers all the legal, ethical and practical considerations. Section one, Working on the Boundary, starts by exploring the distinction between normal and abnormal behaviour. In section two, What’s Being Said, the authors introduce fictional case studies, which cover a range of possible mental health issues from mild depression and anxiety, through to psychoses and potentially life threatening problems. Section three, Categories of Mental Illness, guides the reader through the definition and management of the more common mental health problems. This accessible and jargon-free guide to identifying mental illness will prove invaluable for coaches and other related professionals, whatever their level of experience.

Essential Career Transition Coaching Skills

Author: Caroline Talbott

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113504791X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

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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.

Solution Focused Coaching in Practice

Author: Bill O'Connell,Stephen Palmer,Helen Williams

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136279520

Category: Psychology

Page: 240

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Solution Focused Coaching in Practice is a practical ‘how-to’ guide that provides an invaluable overview of Solution Focused Coaching skills and techniques. Reflecting upon published research on the solution focused approach, Bill O’Connell, Stephen Palmer and Helen Williams bring their own experiences of Solution Focused Coaching together with others in the field to cover topics such as: the coach-coachee relationship the role of technology in coaching inclusive coaching group and team coaching practical issues and skills. Incorporating coachee case studies, worksheets, practice tips and discussion points, the skills, strategies and techniques in this book are straightforward to apply and can be used in most coaching settings. This practical book is essential reading for experienced personal or executive coaches, managers considering introducing a new and better coaching culture for their staff, and for those just starting out on their coaching journey.

Group and Team Coaching

The secret life of groups

Author: Christine Thornton

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317410718

Category: Psychology

Page: 282

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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.

Psychological Dimensions Of Executive Coaching

Author: Bluckert, Peter

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 9780335220618

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 156

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What are the critical success factors in effective executive coaching? What are the key competencies of a psychologically-informed coach? What are the similarities and differences between coaching and therapy? This book provides business coaches and management consultants with the framework for a psychological approach to executive coaching. It shows how performance-related issues in the workplace often have a psychological dimension to them and provides the reader with an understanding of how to work in more depth to help people resolve their issues and unlock their potential. It analyzes what constitutes effective coaching, stressing the importance of sound coaching principles, good coaching process, the desirable competencies of the coach, the importance of the coaching relationship and the issue of ‘coachability’. It also examines the impact of a stronger psychological approach to coaching, exploring the key psychological competencies required, how to develop them, and the training and supervision issues implicit in this approach. A recurrent theme is the personal development of the coach throughout the coaching process and Peter Bluckert highlights the contribution that the Gestalt perspective offers the coach, through the use of self as instrument of change. Anecdotes, stories and case samples are used throughout the book to illustrate situations so that the reader builds a picture of what psychologically-informed coaching looks like and how to practice ethically, responsibly and competently. Psychological Dimensions to Executive Coachingprovides business and executive coaches, management consultants, human resource specialists, corporate executives/senior managers, health/social workers, occupational psychologists, teachers, psychotherapists and counsellors with the essential information they need to be successful coaches and empower their clients.

Coaching with Values

How to put values at the heart of your coaching to make a lasting difference.

Author: Lindsay West

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1504939190

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 220

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COACHING WITH VALUES ‘This is an indispensable step-by-step guide from an experienced and successful practitioner, giving us everything we need to help us transform our own and others’ lives.’ Charles Fowler, Human Values Foundation Most people have an idea of what values are and know they are important, but few know which values are most important to them. Understanding and living our values benefits our emotional, mental, physical and spiritual wellbeing. Over the past 10 years, Lindsay West has developed the I-VALUE Coaching methodology which puts values at the heart of coaching practice, dramatically changing the way people think, speak and live, giving lasting benefit. In Coaching with Values, Lindsay West introduces the concept of values, explaining where our values come from and why they are important in coaching others to achieve success, happiness and fulfilment in their lives. You can discover the power of the I-VALUE Coaching methodology, through its comprehensive framework and detailed techniques which enable you to adopt a values-based approach to your own life and practice. Coaching with Values leads you from the first exploration of values through to using values for setting goals, managing emotions and making change. Motivation, self-esteem, decision-making and reducing stress are all examined through the enlightening perspective of values. www.valuescoach.co.uk ‘Anyone interested in values and making a lasting difference to themselves and others will surely want to have this book by them constantly.’ Maureen Watson, UK Values Alliance

Psychometrics in Coaching

Using Psychological and Psychometric Tools for Development

Author: Jonathan Passmore

Publisher: Kogan Page Limited

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 350

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Psychometric questionnaires can provide a useful entry into a coaching conversation. These conversations are enhanced when coaches have a full understanding of the different psychometric tools available. Coaches need to understand the psychological theory and research underpinning the tests as well as how to select and apply tests effectively. This books aims to provide just that. Written by an international team of global coaching practitioners, this book provides an overview of using psychometrics and providing feedback, and offers clear explanations of the key models and tools used in coaching today. The tools covered include MBTI, OPQ, Wave, ELQ, MTQ 48, VIA, CTT and many more. Targeting both experienced practitioners and those new to psychometric testing, this book provides a deeper understanding of testing models, the theory and research behind them, their reliability and validity, and their use as part of a wider coaching and development program.

Effective Modern Coaching

Author: Myles Downey

Publisher: LID Editorial

ISBN: 1910649090

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

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Written by one of the world s leading business coaches, this book provides authoritative and proven guidance and techniques for managers, executives, or indeed coaches, who want to bring out the full potential of their employees and clients through coaching. Individual performance is a cornerstone of corporate performance and the need to achieve more productivity or innovation from fewer is becoming increasingly vital. Coaching is a demonstrably successful approach to helping individuals perform to higher levels. This book aims to develop managers and executives into great coaches, who can transform the performance of individuals and teams in their organizations.

Coaching in Professional Contexts

Author: Christian van Nieuwerburgh

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473942691

Category: Psychology

Page: 288

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Have your students mastered the underlining theory and skills of coaching practice but wanting to get a flavour of what coaching actually looks like in different real-life settings? Then you have come to the right place! Whether they are wanting to find out more about the use of coaching within the private or public sector, within health care or education, Christian van Nieuwerburgh and his team of expert authors will take them on a unique journey into all of these coaching contexts and beyond. Challenging the idea that a coach can work in any setting without a detailed understanding of the field, this book: - addresses the importance of understanding professional context when coaching, exploring current debates and considering the hows and whys of using coaching in a certain context - provides tools and knowledge to enable readers to adopt best practice techniques from a range of fields - delves into the personal and professional challenges that will inevitably arise. Whether a practising coach or a coach in training, this practical guide will provide your students with the ideal 'way-in' to all the different contexts in which they may wish to coach.

The Complete Book of Coaching Youth Soccer

Author: Simon Whitehead

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780809240722

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 144

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This is the definitive manual for coaching America's fastest-growing sport for kids aged 8-19. Written for both beginning and seasoned coaches, The Complete Book of Coaching Youth Soccer shows you--in concise, easy-to-understand terms--how to organize, motivate, and lead your youth soccer team to success on the field. Included are: Step-by-step teaching points Rules and strategies of the game More than 100 illustrative diagrams More than 75 practice and competitive drills Complete 10-week season plans for each of three separate age groups Designed for easy, on-the-field reference, author Simon Whitehead's proven practice drills are designed progressively to develop maximum skills for both individual and team play. Simon Whitehead lives in Minneapolis and has coached high school and college soccer in England and in the United States for more than ten years. Using proven European teaching methods, he shows the soccer coach how to maximize each young player's enthusiasm, involvement, and personal success in soccer.

Challenging Coaching

Going Beyond Traditional Coaching to Face the FACTS

Author: John Blakey,Ian Day

Publisher: Nicholas Brealey

ISBN: 1473644542

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 228

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Challenging Coaching is a real-world, timely and provocative book which provides a wake-up call to move beyond the limitations of traditional coaching. Based on the authors' extensive experience working at board and management levels, they suggest that for far too long coaching approaches have shied away from adopting a more challenging stance - a stance that can provoke greater performance and unlock deeper potential in business leaders and their teams. The authors detail their unique FACTS coaching model, which provides a practical and pragmatic approach focusing on Feedback, Accountability, Courageous goals, Tension and Systems thinking. The authors explore FACTS coaching in theory and in practice using case studies, example dialogues and practical exercises so that the reader will be able to successfully challenge others using respectful yet direct techniques. This is an original and thought-provoking book that dares the reader to go beyond traditional coaching and face the FACTS.

High Performance Team Coaching

Author: Jacqueline Peters,Catherine Carr

Publisher: FriesenPress

ISBN: 1460225686

Category: Employees

Page: N.A

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"High Performance Team Coaching (HPTC) is a fantastic resource and a 'must read' for all Team Leaders and Coaches. The authors demystify the concepts of creating and sustaining high performance teams and how to lead and coach them. Built upon solid research and investigation along with practical and relevant action steps, it is a resource that will help move your team from average or good, to high performance in any context." - Lillas Marie Hatala and Richard Hatala, Co-authors of Integrative Leadership: Building a Foundation for Personal, Interpersonal, and Organizational Success "With a combination of systematic field research and an intense scrutiny of the literature, Peters and Carr have developed a system of high performance team coaching that is fit-for-purpose and accessible for practitioners but with an appropriate and transparent evidence base. It provides the framework and underpinning that will allow this much needed [team coaching] modality to achieve its potential." - Dr. Annette Fillery-Travis, M/DProf Programme Coordinator, Middlesex University Member of the Steering Group of the International Centre for the Study of Coaching "High Performance Team Coaching advances the field of coaching by filling the gap for a practical, yet thoroughly evidence-based model to guide team coaching practice. Drawing on the authors' considerable experience and their recent empirical research this clearly written, well-documented text provides actionable guidelines and practical strategies for working with teams and makes a genuine and important contribution to the field." - Dr. Elaine Cox, Editor: International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentoring Director of Postgraduate Coaching & Mentoring Programmes, Oxford Brookes University

The Coaching Relationship

Putting People First

Author: Stephen Palmer,Almuth McDowall

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135165351

Category: Psychology

Page: 264

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The Coaching Relationship discusses how we can integrate process perspectives such as the quality of the coach-coachee relationship, and professional perspectives including the influences of training and supervision, for more effective outcomes. Stephen Palmer and Almuth McDowall bring together experts from the field of coaching to discuss different aspects of the coach-coachee relationship, topics covered include: the interpersonal perspective the role of assessment ethical issues cultural influences issues of power. The book also includes a chapter on the interpersonal relationship in the training and supervision of coaches to provide a complete overview of how the coaching relationship can contribute to successful coaching Illustrated throughout with case studies and client dialogue, The Coaching Relationship is essential reading for practicing coaches and coaching psychologists wishing to learn more about the interpersonal aspects of coaching.

Coaching for Resilience

A Practical Guide to Using Positive Psychology

Author: Adrienne Green,John Humphrey

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749466464

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 232

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A recent report for the CIPD indicated that stress is now the more common cause of long-term sick leave in the UK for the first time ever. Demanding workloads and lack of job security are key stress factors, but in a tough, highly competitive environment these stressors are no longer avoidable. But you can learn how to cope with the stress effectively. Coaching for Resilience is your practical guide to the principles of positive psychology. Using tried and tested techniques it will show you how to motivate and inspire your clients and yourself to build greater resilience. There are clear explanations of the principles of positive psychology throughout, with practical exercises and examples for ease of understanding. This comprehensive resource will help you develop a clear understanding of the psychology of stress and develop your own strategies to enhance resilience.

The Solutions Focus

Making Coaching and Change SIMPLE

Author: Paul Jackson,Mark McKergow

Publisher: Nicholas Brealey International

ISBN: 1904838316

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 286

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The revolutionary yet radical alternative—the solutions-focused approach—to discovering what works at work.

Fertile Void

Gestalt Coaching at Work

Author: John Leary-Joyce

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780993077203

Category: Psychology

Page: 255

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A practical, accessible, and yet genuinely authoritative handbook on the application of Gestalt to the world of executive coaching. In The Fertile Void John Leary-Joyce, a pioneer of Gestalt coaching, distils a lifetime's experience of Gestalt psychotherapy, coaching and coach training. Starting with a down-to-earth examination of the psychological theory that underpins the Gestalt approach to coaching, the book then uses numerous examples and exercises to take you through Gestalt coaching in action. John then helps you develop practitioner skills through Active Experimentation, Bodywork, and Team coaching. He concludes with guidance on how you can develop your Signature Presence - essential to effective coaching, then examines the role of Supervision in a Gestalt coaching context. An invaluable handbook for both experienced executive coaches seeking to extend their range of interventions and impact, and those new coaches developing a coaching skill set. "A highly practical book, it provides transparent step by step guidance and numerous useful experiments all of which make it a great learning experience for internal coaches because it directly addresses the complexity of their context." "A great and very readable book for any coach who wants to increase their ability to work with emergent change in their individual or team coaching relationships." "Highly accessible, fluidly and expertly written, this book is beautiful.... It gave me a highly informative and deeply interesting entry point to using Gestalt in my practice."

Customer Service Management Training 101

Quick and Easy Techniques That Get Great Results

Author: Renee EVENSON

Publisher: Amacom Books

ISBN: 0814417159

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

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"This book teaches managers how to be effective leaders and how to develop the necessary skills to communicate, train, and inspire their frontline employees who are responsible for customer satisfaction"--Page 2.

The Inner Game of Work

Focus, Learning, Pleasure, and Mobility in the Workplace

Author: W. Timothy Gallwey

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1588361292

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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This groundbreaking book tells you how to overcome the inner obstacles that sabotage your efforts to be your best on the job. Timothy Gallwey burst upon the scene twenty years ago with his revolutionary approach to excellence in sports. His bestselling books The Inner Game of Tennis and The Inner Game of Golf, with over one million copies in print, changed the way we think about learning and coaching. But the Inner Game that Gallwey discovered on the tennis court is about more than learning a better backhand; it is about learning how to learn, a critical skill that, in this case, separates the productive, satisfied employee from the rest of the pack. For the past twenty years Gallwey has taken his Inner Game expertise to many of America's top companies, including AT&T, Coca-Cola, Apple, and IBM, to teach their managers and employees how to gain better access to their own internal resources. What inner obstacles is Gallwey talking about? Fear of failure, resistance to change, procrastination, stagnation, doubt, and boredom, to name a few. Gallwey shows you how to tap into your natural potential for learning, performance, and enjoyment so that any job, no matter how long you've been doing it or how little you think there is to learn about it, can become an opportunity to sharpen skills, increase pleasure, and heighten awareness. And if your work environment has been turned on its ear by Internet technology, reorganization, and rapidly accelerating change, this book offers a way to steer a confident course while navigating your way toward personal and professional goals. The Inner Game of Work teaches you the difference between a rote performance and a rewarding one. It teaches you how to stop working in the conformity mode and start working in the mobility mode. It shows how having a great coach can make as much difference in the boardroom as on the basketball court-- and Gallwey teaches you how to find that coach and, equally important, how to become one. The Inner Game of Work challenges you to reexamine your fundamental motivations for going to work in the morning and your definitions of work once you're there. It will ask you to reassess the way you make changes and teach you to look at work in a radically new way. "Ever since The Inner Game of Tennis, I've been fascinated and have personally benefitted by the incredibly empowering insights flowing out of Gallwey's self-one/self-two analysis. This latest book applies this liberating analogy to work inspiring all of us to relax and trust our true self." --Stephen R. Covey, author of 7 Habits of Highly Effective People