“A straight-forward approach to the simple art of coaching conversations, while offering insight into the complexity and sophistication of coaching for those looking to take their practice to the next level.”
Dr Jonathan Passmore
Substantially updated throughout, the latest edition has new material on coaching and the human brain, working with clients on their self-limiting beliefs, new models of understanding what coaching is and being a coach during the psychological stresses of a severe economic recession.
Coaching Skills is a popular text for coach training schools all over the world, brought to life with dozens of case studies and practical guidance, while also emphasizing the importance of underpinning psychological awareness and understanding.
This book will support you whether you are an experienced coach working with senior executives, or a beginner taking your first steps on the journey to becoming a master-practitioner. The book answers questions such as:
Are there really boundaries between coaching, therapy and training, or is it all more fluid than many people acknowledge?
Which tools and techniques pay dividends every time and which should you avoid?
What are the magic ingredients that determine whether the coach-client relationship works?
Why are goal-setting and questioning such important skills for any coach and how can you acquire them?
How as a coach can you work with clients to make truly transformational changes in their lives?