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How to Coach: First Steps and Beyond 2ed

by Bob Thomson SAGE Publications Ltd
Pub Date:
03/2020
ISBN:
9781526484789
Format:
Pbk 280 pages
Price:
AU$75.00 NZ$77.39
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First Steps in Coaching is an essential guide for anyone starting out in the coaching profession and for existing coaches seeking to develop their craft. It is a practical introduction to the theory, skills and art of coaching.  The book's structure follows the reader's progression from novice to professional coach, making it an indispensable companion every step of the way. Part one, Learning to Walk, sets out the basics of coaching and considers the key skills of listening, questioning and playing back. Part two, Learning to Run, explores a variety of practical and ethical issues, and looks at coaching as a line manager and coaching a team. Part three, Learning to Dance, examines more advanced topics such as the coach's use of the self and the nature of the coach-client relationship.

PART ONE: LEARNING THE BASICS
1. What is coaching?
2. Directive and non-directive coaching
3. Listening to understand
4. Questioning
5. Playing back
6. Learning how to coach
PART TWO: DEVELOPING YOUR PRACTICE
7. Contracting
8. Practical issues
9. Ethical issues in coaching
10. Tools you might use in coaching
11. Feedback and psychometric instruments
12. Coaching as a relationship
13. The use of self in coaching
14. The inner game of coaching
PART THREE: EXTENDING YOUR APPROACH
15. Cognitive and cognitive behavioural approaches to coaching
16. Other approaches to coaching
17. Supporting confidence and motivation
18. Coaching as a line manager
19. Coaching a team
20. Coaching across cultures
21. Coaching supervision
22. Continuing your development journey

Bob Thomson - Warwick University, UK