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Coaching and Mentoring: Practical Techniques for Developing Learning and Performance (3rd ed) Eric Parsloe and Melville Leedham Kogan Page 978 07494 7762 2 4 out of 5 stars I found the earlier edition of this text invaluable as a reference for my doctoral research study in executive coaching. This new edition is even more powerful […]

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The Advanced Coaching Pocketbook Lynne Walley Management Pocketbooks 978 19066 1088 3 5 stars out of 5 The author’s new model, ‘SPACE’,* gives coaches a clear and comprehensive way to consider and reflect on their personal presence, their overall practice, and with their clients. The SPACE model is thorough and insightful, standing for: S = […]

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The Cross-Cultural Coaching Kaleidoscope: A Systems Approach to Coaching Amongst Different Cultural Influences Jenny Plaister-Ten Karnac Books (Professional Coaching Series) 978 17804 9096 0 4 out of 5 Coaching is a global phenomenon, but its model of practice was often based on the Western perspective, which may not be appropriate in various cultures. Previous writers […]

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Values and Ethics in Coaching Ioanna Iordanou, Rachel Hawley and Christiana Iordanou SAGE 978 14739 1956 3 5 out of 5 The authors have written a book that our profession has needed for some time. I believe it’s essential reading for coaches, mentors, supervisors and their trainers. The book has a clear structure to help […]

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A Critical Introduction to Coaching & Mentoring by David E Grey, Bob Garvey and David A Lane SAGE Publications ISBN: 978 14462 7228 2 4 out of 5 stars I was pleased to have the opportunity to review this critical exposition of the basic elements of coaching and mentoring theory and practice. The authors demonstrate a […]

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BOOKS Coaching for Health: Why It Works and How To Do It Jenny Rogers and Arti Maini Open University Press/McGraw-Hill 978 03352 6230 4 4 out of 5 In Coaching for Health, the authors offer the exciting prospect of improving healthcare practitioner outcomes using coaching approaches. Healthcare practitioners ought to be able to do a […]

REVIEW: EMBODYING AUTHENTICITY

Embodying Authenticity: A Somatic Path to Transforming Self, Team & Organisation by Dr Eunice Aquilina Published by Live It Ventures Ltd, ISBN: 978 19105 6582 7 5 stars out of 5   Dr Eunice Aquilina is an unsung guru of the coaching world. Her book, Embodying Authenticity, is infused with her wisdom, courage, vulnerability and warmth […]

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The Trusted Executive – Nine Leadership Habits that Inspire Results, Relationships and Reputation By John Blakey Kogan Page 978 07494 7422 5 Usefulness: 5 out of 5   This is a book about “looking forward to a future where trustworthiness defines leadership”, says Blakey in the foreword. What it does so beautifully is to help leaders […]

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Work With Me: The 8 Blindspots Between Men and Women in Business By Barbara Annis and John Gray Palgrave Macmillan – 978 11372 7911 8 Rating: 3 out of 5 This is a very readable book about understanding, appreciating and valuing gender differences. Work With Me offers a great combination of gender-related facts, anecdotes and case studies around […]

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Coaching in Times of Crisis & Transformation by Liz Hall Kogan Page 978 07494 6830 9 5 stars out of 5 In my experience, crisis is often what initially brings individuals and organisations to coaching, or indeed to any kind of helping conversation. And yet, both coach and client can be tempted to shy away […]