50 Top Tools for Coaching: A Complete Toolkit for Developing and Empowering People

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Kogan Page Publishers, Mar 3, 2018 - Business & Economics - 288 pages

A complete resource for both in-house and external coaches, 50 Top Tools for Coaching presents the techniques required for every coaching situation. Full of exercises, models, checklists and templates, it covers how to assess the needs of clients, select the right tool for the circumstance and deliver effective coaching with confidence. The book focuses on every stage of the coaching process, from setting up and managing the coaching relationship, understanding and resolving conflict, developing client confidence and performance to enhancing leadership styles and planning for the future. Supporting hints and tips are found throughout explaining how these tools help coaches be more successful.

This fully revised 4th edition includes new tools for topical issues such as development coaching for women and coaching in times of organizational change. Online supporting resources include additional tools, interactive templates and videos of the tools in action demonstrated by the authors.


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01 Setting up the coaching relationship The tools to create clear expectations and outcomes
02 Foundation tools Key tools for managing coaching relationships
03 Goal setting Tools for gaining clarity on desired outcomes
04 Problem resolution Tools for exploring solutions and creating positive options
05 Values and beliefs Tools for discovering what motivates behaviours
06 Confidence strategies Tools to create confidence and develop personal performance
07 Working effectively with others Tools for analysing and achieving enhanced relationships
08 Personal impact and influence Tools for increasing presence and impact
09 Enhancing leadership style Tools for developing your strategy and increasing team performance
10 Planning for the future Tools for defining where and what you want to be
11 Developing women Tools for coaching women
12 Coaching during change Tools for cocreating organizational change
13 Ten extra tools from our coaches

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About the author (2018)

Gillian Jones is Managing Director of Emerge, a development consultancy that specializes in leadership, organizational development and executive coaching. She is a champion for women's development, delivering RISE, the popular empowering women's programme, both in Europe and the Middle East.

Ro Gorell is an independent talent management and change consultant and business coach. She has particular expertise in group coaching and enhancing company culture through coaching. She is the author of Group Coaching and the co-author with Gillian Jones of How to Create a Coaching Culture, also published by Kogan Page.

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