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  • Brief Coaching for Lasting Solutions

    Brief Coaching for Lasting Solutions

    by Insoo Kim Berg

    Solution-focused approach to coaching from a leader in the field of Solution Focused Approaches. Like so many helping professionals today, coaches are discovering that the most effective treatment plan is not always the one that takes the most time. Perhaps more so than in any other situation, coaching allows practitioners to quickly forge collaborative relationships with their clients and help them maximize their performance in work and in life. Brief Coaching for Lasting Solutions teaches coaches how to conduct conversations that are most useful to clients in achieving their goals within...

  • Change your Questions change your life

    Change your Questions change your life

    by Marilee Adams

    Change Your Questions, Change Your Life is a quick-read business and relationship fable about executive coaching and inquiring leadership that illustrates the unique power of asking the best kinds of questions for the most desirable result that people want in their professional and personal lives. You'll learn what kinds of questions help (or hinder) your chances for success, satisfaction, and even breakthroughs. Now available in over 14 languages, Change Your Questions, Change Your Life outlines simple, practical and powerful questioning tools for new thinking, possibilities and results. It includes a workbook...

  • Coaching for Resilience: A Practical Guide to Using Positive Psychology

    Coaching for Resilience: A Practical Guide to Using Positive Psychology

    by Adrienne Green, John Humphrey

    A recent report for the CIPD indicated that stress is now the more common cause of long-term sick leave in the UK for the first time ever. Demanding workloads and lack of job security are key stress factors, but in a tough, highly competitive environment these stressors are no longer avoidable. But you can learn how to cope with the stress effectively. Coaching for Resilience is your practical guide to the principles of positive psychology. Using tried and tested techniques it will show you how to motivate and inspire...

  • Eat That Frog: Get more of the important things done today!

    Eat That Frog: Get more of the important things done today!

    by Brian Tracy

    Get more of the important things done today! Fully revised and updated with additional content - this is a brand new edition of the bestselling EAT THAT FROG! There just isn't enough time for everything on our 'To Do' list - and there never will be. Successful people don't try to do everything. They learn to focus on the most important tasks and make sure they get done. There's an old saying that if the first thing you do each morning is to eat a live frog, you'll...

  • Effective Supervision for the Helping Professions 2ed

    Effective Supervision for the Helping Professions 2ed

    by Michael Carroll

    *Publish date: *June 2014 Using features such as case studies, exercises and points for reflection, this is an ideal introduction to managing the supervisory relationship for both trainee and supervisor. This second edition of the book formerly titled Counselling Supervision now covers new and contemporary areas of supervision such as ethical maturity, insights into supervision from neuroscience, the organisational demands from the various contexts in which supervision takes place. It widens the concept of supervision to include professions such as coaching, organisational development consulting, counselling and psychology. *Contents:* Preface What is...

  • Herding Monkeys: How to Lead the Creative Talents of Your People and Turn Their Ideas Into Commercial Results

    Herding Monkeys: How to Lead the Creative Talents of Your People and Turn Their Ideas Into Commercial Results

    by Nigel Collins

    *No refund on this item - Was $30.95* *Reduced by 40% - Now $18.55* This book is about how to get the most from your creative people and creative teams. It's not about being more creative or generating ideas - it's about inspiring and nurturing the creativity of others. It's about leading the creativity in your business, so you get the commercial results you need and achieve real business value. In the new creative economy, a company's intellectual property is worth far more than their physical assets - just...

  • Quiet Leadership: Six Steps to Transforming Performance at Work

    Quiet Leadership: Six Steps to Transforming Performance at Work

    by David Rock

    Improving the performance of your employees involves one of the hardest challenges in the known universe: changing the way they think. In constant demand as a coach, speaker, and consultant to companies around the world, David Rock has proven that the secret to leading people (and living and working with them) is found in the space between their ears. "If people are being paid to think," he writes, "isn't it time the business world found out what the thing doing the work, the brain, is all about?" Supported...

  • Resilience: A Practical Guide for Coaches

    Resilience: A Practical Guide for Coaches

    by Carole Pemberton

    What do you do as a coach when your client has been seriously rocked by the events in his or her life? In Resilience, Carole Pemberton offers a fresh and thoughtful framework for understanding what resilience is and is not, and why it has such potential for triggering feelings of being de-stabilized. Her book takes you step by step through a series of practical interventions, a menu of options, each with their research base and with their practicality explored. *Considering a variety of approaches, Carole Pemberton asks:* So how...

  • Solving Tough Problems

    Solving Tough Problems

    by Adam Kahane

    Now in paperback, Adam Kahane's bestselling book about how to solve complex and difficult problems Adam Kahane has worked on some of the toughest, most complex problems in the world. He started out as an expert analyst and advisor to corporations and governments, convinced of the need to calculate “the one right answer.” After an unexpected experience in South Africa during the transition away from apartheid, he got involved in facilitating a series of extraordinary high-conflict, high-stakes problem-solving efforts: in Colombia during the civil war, in Argentina during the collapse,...

  • The 25 Minute Meeting: Half the Time, Double the Impact

    The 25 Minute Meeting: Half the Time, Double the Impact

    by Donna McGeorge

    Sharpen your focus and tighten your time frames to get more done in less time The 25 Minute Meeting goes beyond “cut to the chase” and shows you how to take back your work day with smarter planning and more productive action. Meetings have become a de facto way of working, and as they pile up and stretch to interminable lengths, they eat up our days and sink productivity—if they are poorly planned and run. Done well, meetings are short, sharp, productive affairs that provide critical time and space...

  • The Circle Way: A Leader in Every Chair

    The Circle Way: A Leader in Every Chair

    by Christina Baldwin

    Collaboration and group cohesion are vital to any healthy enterprise. In collaborative environments, good ideas can come from everywhere. Today's thoughtful leaders support interpersonal experiences that ensure clear speaking, open-minded listening, and well-grounded decision making. Reintroducing our most ancient social process, the circle, welcomes everyone to equal participation. Here, two international leaders of circle as a modern methodology offer a comprehensive guide to this foundational human interaction. The Circle Way lays out the basics of circle conversation based on the authors' nearly two decades of experience implementing circle practice in organizations. Through illustrative...

  • Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day Long

    Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day Long

    by David Rock

    Meet Emily and Paul: The parents of two young children, Emily is the newly promoted VP of marketing at a large corporation while Paul works from home or from clients' offices as an independent IT consultant. Their lives, like all of ours, are filled with a bewildering blizzard of emails, phone calls, yet more emails, meetings, projects, proposals, and plans. Just staying ahead of the storm has become a seemingly insurmountable task. In this book, we travel inside Emily and Paul's brains as they attempt to sort the vast...