This book has been a best seller for coaches all over the world since the first edition was published in 2004. Coaches appreciate its straightforward advice on how to coach and the truthful way the book captures the actual experience of coaching. This 4th edition has been extensively updated. It keeps the most popular features of earlier editions and also includes material on: *The magic ingredients that determine whether the coach-client relationship works*Why goal-setting and questioning are such important skills for any coach and how you can acquire them*How to use the insights that are emerging from neuropsychology*How as a coach you can work with clients to get them past their blocks and barriers *How to cope with clients who cry or who report traumatic experience - and where the boundaries are with therapy*How to give vital information - but in coaching style *How to blend challenge with support*Tips and hints on how to coach by phone*A full template on how to run the first session
Jenny Rogers is an executive coach with more than 25 years' experience. Her clients are typically senior leaders from a wide range of sectors. She has also trained many hundreds of coaches and managers in coaching skills. As a writer Jenny has published more than 70 books on topics which include adult learning, influencing, facilitation skills and career management.