Financial Times Guide to Business Coaching

By Anne Scoular
May 2011
Pearson Education
Distributed by Trans-Atlantic Publications
ISBN: 9780273734444
234 pages
$49.50 paper original

The FT Guide to Business Coaching shows you everything you need to know about becoming a business coach, from how to find out if you’ve got what it takes, through the basic tools and models that really work.

This book gives you a step-by-step guide to the tools, the market knowledge and the crucial new techniques from psychology you need to become an exceptional business coach. Clear, compelling and comprehensive, covering classic and fresh material from both business and psychology, this is the first book to cover both the critical elements of world-class business coaching.

This book takes you through a tried and trusted process developed specifically for senior business leaders. It will help you:


Publisher’s acknowledgements

1 Introduction: The business of coaching

2 The coaches

3 Do you have what it takes?

4 Developing your coaching: first steps

5 Building your basic coaching skills: the ‘Big Five’

6 Building coaching skills: the different approaches

7 Deepening coaching skills: working with individual difference

8 Advanced coaching: from individuals to groups

9 Advanced coaching: coaching and career transitions

10 Advanced coaching: motivation and change

11 Why it works

12 Building a freelance coaching business

Author's acknowledgements

References and further reading


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