Handbook of Coaching A Comprehensive Resource Guide for Managers, Executives, Consultants, and Human Resource Professionals

ISBN-10: 0787947954
ISBN-13: 9780787947958
Edition: 1999
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Description: Written by the founder of the world-renowned Hudson Institute of Santa Barbara, this book offers a comprehensive introduction to professional coaching skills.

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List price: $66.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/20/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Written by the founder of the world-renowned Hudson Institute of Santa Barbara, this book offers a comprehensive introduction to professional coaching skills.

Preface
About the Author
Introduction To Coaching
Coaching: A Profession Born of Change
A Brief History of Coaching
Changes in Society
Mentoring-Coaching: A Response to Change
Examples of Coaching Tasks
Why We Need Coaches Now
Coaches Help Adults Manage Change Effectively
Coaches Model Mastery
Coaches Provide Ongoing Training in Technology
Coaches Elicit Core Values and Commitments
Coaches Renew Human Systems
Coaches Sponsor Future Generations
Coaches Model Collaboration and Consensus Building
Coaches Tap the Genius of Older Workers
Basic Library for Coaches
Mentoring and Coaching
Sports Concepts in Coaching
Coaches: What They Do, Who They Are
Functions of a Personal or Organizational Coach
Who Coaches Are
Coaches Are Generalists
Coaches Are Change Agents
Coaches Are Good Communicators
What Coaches Do
Coaches Work with a Whole Person or Organization
Coaches Work from Core Values
Coaches Connect Short-Term Strategies to Longer-Term Plans
Coaches Seek Balance
Coaches Promote Workable Futures
Coaches Remain Available
Two Kinds of Coaching: Being and Performance
Being Coaching--Inner Work
Performance Coaching--Outer Work
Some Coaching Dos and Don'ts
The Coaching Process
One-on-One Coaching
Group Coaching
Systems Coaching
Gender Coaching
Dealing with Resistance
Who Can Be a Client?
The Nature of the Coach-Client Relationship
The Process of Developing a Good Coach-Client Relationship
Establish the Coach-Client Relationship
Formulate a Coaching Agreement
Move from a Problem Orientation to a Vision Orientation
Construct a Change Scenario
Resist Resistance
Challenge, Probe, Confront
Coach the New Scenario While Deepening the Relationship
Conclude the Formal Relationship; Begin Follow-Up Coaching
Basic Library for Coaches
Drawing from Other Professions
Gender Coaching
Women
Coaching Women
Coaching Women on Career Development
Menopause
Coaching Men
Dealing with Resistance
Negotiating Skills
Living with Unsolvable Problems
Cults
Other Social Issues
Coaching as a Profession
Professional Organizations for Coaches
Other Associations as Resources
The Business Side of Coaching
Ethical Guidelines for Coaches
Specialized Coaching Areas
The Future of Coaching
Characteristics of the Profession
Hurdles to Jump
Basic Library for Coaches
Wellness Coaching; Nutrition and Exercise
Financial Coaching
Coaching as a Professional Field
Theoretical Roots of Coaching
Psychological Theories of Adult Development
Psychoanalytical Theories
Psychosocial Theories of Adult Development
Moral Development Theories
Adult Development Theories
Therapies
Psychotherapy
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
Narrative Therapy
Basic Library for Coaches
Psychoanalytical Theories
Psychosocial Theories of Adult Development
Moral Development Theories
Adult Development Theories
Psychotherapy
Brief Therapies
Narrative Therapies
Social Theories of Adult Development
Social Context Theories
Marriage and Couples Development Theories
Family Development Theories
Career Development Theories
Adult Development Within Leisure Systems
Group (Team) Development Theories
Organization Development Theories
Basic Library for Coaches
Social Theories
Theories of Couples Development
Theories of Family Development
Career Development Throughout Adulthood
Leisure in Adulthood
Group Development Theories
Organization Development Theories
A Conceptual Model for Coaching
Coaching Through Life Transitions
How Change Is Experienced
Life Chapters
Life Transitions
Phases Within Life Chapters and Transitions
Life Chapter: Phases One and Two
A Minitransition
Life Transition: Phases Three and Four
Assessing Clients
Questions for Coaches: Assessing a Client's Stage of Development
Coaching and Biography, Rituals, Rites of Passage
Biography
Rituals
Rites of Passage
Basic Library for Coaches
Coaching Clients in Phase One
Coaching Clients in Phase Two
Coaching Clients Through a Minitransition
Coaching Clients in Phase Three
Coaching Clients in Phase Four
Continuity and Change in Adult Life
Biography
Rituals
Rites of Passage
Mythic Origins of Personal Stories
Construction and Deconstruction of Stable Chapters
Sample Biographies and Autobiographies
Understanding Biographical Transitions
Coaching for Basic Values
Questions for Coaches: Helping a Client Assess Values
Questions for Clients: Coaching the Six Core Values
Personal Identity
Achievement
Intimacy
Play and Creativity
Search for Meaning
Compassion and Contribution
Basic Library for Coaches
General References to Human Values
Personal Identity
Having a Private Life
Sustaining Personal Resilience
Developing People Skills
Simplifying Your Life
Achievement
Intimacy
Play and Creativity
Search for Meaning
Compassion and Contribution
General References: Coaching Individuals
Coaching for High Performance in Human Systems
Organization of the Chapter
Getting Started with Systems Coaching
First Coaching Area: Personal Care
Second Coaching Area: Couples
Third Coaching Area: Family and Friends
Parenting
Grandparenting
Extended Families
Adult Friendships
Fourth Coaching Area: Work
Organizational Culture
Leadership Coaching
High Performance with Individuals and Teams
Organizational Learning
Career Coaching
Coaching Corporate Managers
Entrepreneurism
Organizational Development
Fifth Coaching Area: Community
Coaching for Community Building
Basic Library for Coaches
Personal Care
Couples
Being Single
Dual-Career Couples
Sex and Sexuality
Separation, Divorce, and Remarriage
Families
Coaching Parents and Families
Parenting
Mothering
Fathering
Grandparenting
Adult Friendships
Work
Organizational Culture
Leadership Coaching
Coaching for High Performance of Individuals and Teams
Organizational Learning
Career Coaching
Coaching Corporate Managers
Entrepreneurism
Organizational Development
Coaching for Corporate Change
Coaching Organizational Transitions
Restructuring, Downsizing, and Outplacement
Coaching Organizational Transformation
Finding One's Own "Work"
Finding Financial Rewards Through Work
Coaching for Community
Leisure Coaching
Coaching for Society-at-Large Roles
Coaching for Visioning and Purpose
Finding Purpose
Visioning
Developing Scenarios
Planning
Basic Library for Coaches
Coaching for Purpose
Coaching for Visioning
Coaching for Personal Vision
Coaching for Corporate and Community Visions
Developing Scenarios
Planning
The Adult Learning Agenda
How Coaches Facilitate Adult Learning
Questions for Coaches: A Client's Learning Agenda
Questions for Clients: Constructing a Learning Agenda
Types of Adult Learning
Where Adults Learn
Basic Library for Coaches
Adult Personal and Professional Learning
Coaching for Mastery of the Adult Years
Coaching Throughout the Adult Life Cycle: Young Adults
Longevity Coaching
Tips for Clients of All Ages
Coaching Young Adults
Coaching Adults in Their Twenties
Coaching Adults in Their Thirties
Coaching Early Bloomers and Late Peakers
Basic Library for Coaches
Overviews of Adult Life
Longevity Coaching
Twentysomethings
Thirtysomethings
Coaching Throughout the Adult Life Cycle: Older Adults
Midlife Coaching
Fortysomethings
Fiftysomethings
Sixtysomethings
Seventysomethings
Eightysomethings, Ninetysomethings, Centenarians
Spiritual Coaching
Later-Life Coaching
Retirement-Protirement Choices
Dying: Coaching the Final Transition
Questions for Coaches: The Assets of Aging
Basic Library for Coaches
Midlife Development
Fiftysomethings
Spiritual Coaching
Coaching Elder Women
Coaching for Wisdom in Elderhood
Retirement-Protirement Choices
Coaching Around Retirement-Protirement Choices
Coaching Parents and Other Elders
Coaching Late Elderhood
Dying: The Final Transition
Coaching for Dying
Death
Coaching Tools--Assessments, Inventories, and Training Resources
Training Programs for Coaches
Index

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