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Facilitating Reflective Learning by Anne Brockbank; Ian McGillFacilitating Reflective Learning: Coaching, Mentoring and Supervision is written by two leading experts in the field. The text explains how coaching and mentoring works in different situations. The authors guide the reader through key learning theories; describe the different models available for coaching and mentoring; and demonstrate how they can be applied in practice. In this completely revised new edition, robust theory is backed up by practical advice and numerous case studies. The coaching and mentoring skills used in different situations are clearly described. Ready to use resources include templates for contracting, reviewing and evaluating, as well as guidance on group dynamics for team coaching and group supervision. Advice is also included on sensitive areas such as the boundary between mentoring or coaching and therapy, and the desirability of supervision.
Publication Date: 2012-07-03
How to Coach by Jo OwenGreat managers do more than manage their teams. They coach their teams to top performance. They help everyone get better at what they do, improving productivity, boosting motivation and sharing knowledge and expertise. How to Coach is the essential book for all managers and leaders. It shows you how you can raise both your own performance and that of your team through well-structured, effective coaching that delivers impressive results. In How to Coach: Coaching Yourself and Your Team to Success you'll discover how to: * Get the best from your team by making them feel valued, motivated and focussed on success * Get the best from yourself by always playing to your strengths * Solve the day-to-day problems that all managers face * Develop successful coaching discussions for yourself and your team * Avoid the typical traps of traditional coaching * Deal with other people, politics and your peers
Publication Date: 2013
From One to Many by Jennifer J. Britton"Jennifer Britton has penned another winner! With From One to Many, Jennifer not only gives us a bird's-eye-view perspective, but she also delves into the details we need to be successful as group and team coaches. I'm eager to incorporate this new material--not only into my course curriculum--but also into my own group coaching programs." --Jory H. Fisher, JD, www.JoryFisher.com "This remarkable resource gives coaches the necessary tools to expand their effectiveness and offer a group experience of connection and collaboration, providing an exceptional experience for many." --Sandy Miller, MA, CPCC, ACC, www.revolutionizingdivorce.com "From One to Many is a must-read for coaches, whether experienced or new to group and team coaching. Jennifer combines extensive research, personal and peer experiences, practical applications, and a comprehensive set of tools and resources to deliver another excellent book for professional coaches." --Janice LaVore-Fletcher, MMC, BCC, President, Christian Coach Institute Practical tips, tools, and insight on successful team and group coaching engagements As professional development budgets at many organizations remain flat or even shrink due to financial pressures, coaches and human resources leaders are looking for new ways to do more with less funding. Team coaching--which may span intact teams, project teams and virtual teams--and group coaching--spanning both organizational and public contexts--offer a solution to this developmental puzzle. Unfortunately, there are few practical resources available that address the best practices for team and group coaching. From One to Many fills that gap for coaches, leaders, and human resources professionals. The book explains how to integrate the practice into an organization and how to maximize it to full effect. One of the only books on the market that explores in-depth the related topics of team and group coaching Written by the founder of a performance improvement consultancy who is also a popular speaker on the subject Features new content specifically for practitioners in coaching, human resources, performance improvement and related fields
Working Deeply by Robert Barner; Ken IdeusCoaching serves as a catalyst for supporting clients in their self-exploration and personal growth. In many instances, that growth has the potential to be transformational. Working Deeply is a guide for executive coaches and leadership development professionals to help them foster their clients' efforts in deep transformational learning. To facilitate this process, the authors introduce theories, concepts, and applied techniques for undertaking transformational coaching, and provide coaching cases and examples illustrating the use of these tools. They also introduce readers to a variety of research studies on such topics as mindfulness, mindsets, future selves, and narrative analysis, and discuss the application of this research to the area of transformational coaching. Finally, they explore how coaches can shape their perspectives and approaches to enable positive transformation. What readers will take from Working Deeply something of value that will help them develop their ability to support their coaching clients, and strengthen their practice as coaching professionals.
Publication Date: 2017-05-09
Developing Mental Toughness by Peter Clough; Doug StrycharczykMental toughness is about how effectively individuals deal with stress, pressure and challenge. It is rooted in the notion of resilience but moves beyond this by adding ideas from the world of positive psychology. The result is a complete process which is highly applicable and measurable. Tracing its development from sports psychology into business, health and education sectors, Developing Mental Toughness was the first book to look at applications at the organizational level and to provide a reliable psychometric measure. The new edition of Developing Mental Toughness includes greater coverage of how mental toughness relates to other behaviours and can be applied to leadership, creativity, emotional intelligence, and motivation. It also looks at its applications in employability and entrepreneurship, and has expanded coverage of coaching for mental toughness. Written for anyone coaching individuals and teams for improved performance, the book contains practical guidance and techniques, exercises and case studies, all reflecting the exciting developments in this field over the last five years.