The Coaching Manual: The Definitive Guide to the Process, Principles and Skills of Personal Coaching

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Pearson Prentice Hall, Nov 1, 2007 - Business & Economics - 356 pages
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“The Coaching Manual is the most current, comprehensive, practical, best-illustrated coaching source I have ever seen. It compellingly teaches the mindset of keeping the responsibility on the coachee combined with a powerful, realistic skillset."Dr. Stephen R. Covey, author of 7 Habits of Highly Effective PeopleAre you a good listener? A perceptive observer? Or perhaps you know instinctively when something isn't ‘right'?We are all born with some coaching ability and the key to becoming a great coach is knowing what your strengths are and building on these.The Coaching Manual will help you do precisely this. Starting from where you are now, you'll find all the powerful tools, techniques and guidance you need to take you to where you want to be. Both a complete learning experience and an instant source of fresh insight and tips, the manual is your definitive reference throughout your coaching career.In this edition, you'll find:The principles, values and beliefs of a good coach Becoming a coach - key questions and considerations to help take your coaching forward How to plan a coaching assignment The ‘Coaching Path' - a simple structure for an effective coaching conversation How a less directive style can produce dramatically different results What the barriers to a good coaching conversation are - and how you can avoid them Emotional Maturity - how is it both a requirement of you and an improvement you might encourage in others?The Coaching Manual is the foundation resource for coaches everywhere.

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Julie's straight talking practical perspectives are easy to digest and use! Good reminders to even better in our coaching practice are to be encouraged and hence this is a recommended text to our ILM level 5 and 7 Learners at ConsultEast.

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Julie Starris a highly respected coach and management consultant who works with both organisations and individuals. She has over 20 years experience within business and change management focusing on the opportunity presented by people. She combines many years of coaching experience with a constant study related to human success and fulfilment, to develop coaching practices and principles that really work.

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