BOOK REVIEW: COACHING FOR PERFORMANCE

Coaching for Performance: The Principles and Practice of Coaching and Leadership (25th anniversary edition) Sir John Whitmore Nicholas Brealey Publishing 978 14736 5812 7 5 out of 5 stars The 25th anniversary edition of the late John Whitmore’s Coaching for Performance confirms its position as the indispensable bible for coaches. Globally we’re witnessing the coaching […]

REVIEW: THE FUTURE OF COACHING

The Future of Coaching: Vision, Leadership and Responsibility in a Transforming World Hetty Einzig Routledge 978 11388 2932 9 4.5 out of 5 stars Hetty’s book is beautiful, bold and optimistic. Be prepared to be provoked. It is for any coach who takes reflective practice seriously. It is also for leaders. Particularly those confronting the […]

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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 […]

BOOK REVIEW

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 […]