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Mindful Coaching: How Mindfulness Can Transform Coaching Practice

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Practicing mindfulness can give people more insight into their emotions, boost their attention and concentration and improve relationships.

Mindful Coaching shows coaches how to use mindfulness in working with clients on a range of issues including work-life balance; stress management; decision-making; coping with ambiguity; dealing with crises; employee engagement; heightening focus and clarity; communication; increasing presence; improved listening. 

With case studies, resources and tools, this book explains the benefits of mindfulness and illustrates how it can be applied with clients and how it can be useful in various situations.

Synopsis:

Coaches, especially those working with managers and leaders; Leaders and managers; Life coaches

About the Author

Liz Hall is an award-winning journalist and coach. Awards include the Periodical Training Association´s Journalist of the Year award and the Association for Coaching´s Award for Impacting (Leadership/External Focus) Service to the Wider Community for 2010-11. She is the editor and co-owner of Coaching at Work magazine, has written and worked for publications including The Guardian; The Financial Times; The Observer and The Daily Mail. She has written publications including The Employers´ Guide to Screening Employees and The Employer´s Guide to Monitoring Employees.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Foreword by Peter Hawkins

What you will find in this book

Introduction

Part 1: Overview

01 Definitions, origins and relevance to coaching

Defining mindfulness

Present moment, happy moment

A brief orientation to coaching

02 A brief history of mindfulness

Not just Buddhist

03 The impact of mindfulness

We can change our spots and learn new tricks

Benefits of mindfulness

Part 2: Fundamental principles

04 Presence

Definitions

Setting up a practice

05 Curiosity, enquiry and non-judgement

Curiosity

Enquiry

Non-judgement

06 Attunement and resonance

Mirror, mirror

Defining attunement

Resonance

07 Compassion

Compassion in coaching

Developing compassion through mindfulness

Benefits

Better outcomes

08 Being and doing

Doing versus being?

Letting go

Emotion regulation systems

Own goals?

Acceptance

Back to the future

Pressing pause

Part 3: Working with mindfulness in coaching and mentoring

09 Developing, supporting and nurturing the coach

Session preparation

Within the coaching session

After the coaching session

10 Introducing mindfulness to clients

Appropriateness

Overcoming resistance

Making the business case for mindfulness

Running mindfulness programmes

11 The FEEL model

FEEL: a model for applying mindfulness

The model

Client issues

12 Stress, anxiety, depression and work-life balance

The good guy and the bad guy

How stress affects us

Approach and avoidance orientation

Discrepancy-based processing

How mindfulness can help

Remedial coaching

The great god of busyness

13 Resilience, happiness and wellbeing

Definitions

What makes us resilient?

How mindfulness can help

Health and wellbeing

14 Uncertainty, change, complexity and interconnectedness

Uncertainty

Change and impermanence

Complexity

Systems and interconnectedness

15 Working with leaders

What makes a leader resonant?

Dissonance and burnout

More mindful leaders

Mindfulness within leadership models

Emotional intelligence

16 Ethics

Accountability

Mindfulness and ethics

Leadership characteristics

Challenging

Desire

Tips on using mindfulness to promote ethics

17 Working with emotions

Self-awareness

Self-management

Social awareness and relationship management

Self-esteem, self-compassion and self-acceptance

Growth in self-criticism

Not easy

Recommended mindfulness practices

18 Creativity

Getting out of our own way

'Mistakes' and mindfulness

Mindful music

Helping our clients be more creative

Creative thinking

Using mindfulness with the client

Tips for using mindfulness for creativity in clients

Recommended mindfulness practices

19 Mindfulness and other approaches

Mindfulness in movement

Gestalt

Integration

Somatics

Ontological coaching

Transactional analysis

Transpersonal coaching and psychosynthesis

Cognitive behavioural coaching

Acceptance and commitment therapy

Thinking environment

Inner Game

Part 4: The future

20 The Mindfulness in Coaching survey

Coaches' experience of mindfulness

Direct benefits for coaches

General comments

About the survey

21 The future is mindful

Trends

Conclusion

References

Further reading

Index

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780749465667
Subtitle:
How Mindfulness Can Transform Coaching Practice
Author:
Hall, Liz
Publisher:
Kogan Page
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Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
20130403
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
280
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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