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Coaching Plain & Simple: Solution-Focused Brief Coaching Essentials

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Publisher Comments:

This is a highly practical and condensed introduction to solution-focused coaching, offering a simple and clear structure for coaching sessions that is easy to learn. Content is illuminated through exemplary dialogues from real coaching sessions and bullet-point toolboxes for greater variety of choice. Narrative explanations create a helpful framework for understanding the general idea of coaching and the practicalities of the solution focused approach. Several illustrating graphs and symbols give the book an easy to read, light touch. The book targets beginners in coaching who are looking for simple guidance and step-by-step ideas in their learning process.

Topics include: What is coaching? • Coaching--simple, concise and effective • Overview: Major elements of the coaching conversation • Contracting--before you start • Coaching agreement for the first session • Preferred Future • Resources and forerunners of solutions • Small steps and clues of upcoming progress • Session conclusion • Follow-up sessions • Brief coaching of executives--three examples • Beyond technique--continuous learning as a coach

Book News Annotation:

In this guide, Szabo and Meier introduce brief and solution-focused coaching. They define coaching, explain the elements of a brief coaching conversation, discuss agreements, coming to a conclusion, and follow-up sessions, and give three examples of executive coaching situations. The book is a translation of the volume originally published in German as Coaching-Erfrischend Einfach: Einfhrung ins lsungsorientierte Kurzzeitcoaching. Szabo, a professional coach specializing in brief coaching processes with executives, and Meier, a professional coach and coach trainer, founded a coaching training institute in Switzerland. No index is provided. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

An easy-to-read, pocket-sized primer on brief coaching basics.

Synopsis:

An easy-to-read, pocket-sized primer onbrief coaching basics.

Synopsis:

Filled with sample dialogues and a variety of tools and techniques, this pocket guide offers a highly practical and condensed introduction to the principles of solution-focused coaching.

About the Author

Kirsten Dierolflectures and works as a solution-focused trainer and coach. She lives in Bad Homburg, Germany.
Daniel Meieris a professional coach and coach trainer, and the director of Solutionsurfers. He lives in Bremgarten, Switzerland.
Peter Szab", founder of Solutionsurfers, is a professional coach. He lives in Basel, Switzerland.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393705935
Author:
Szabo, Peter
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Translator:
Dierolf, Kirsten
Author:
Dierolf, Kirsten
Author:
Meier, Daniel
Author:
Szab", Peter
Subject:
Psychotherapy - General
Subject:
Psychotherapy
Subject:
Education & Training
Subject:
Management
Subject:
Executive coaching
Subject:
Human Resources & Personnel Management
Subject:
Leadership
Subject:
Management - General
Subject:
Business Writing
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Norton Professional Books
Publication Date:
May 2009
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8 x 5.4 x 0.4 in 0.265 lb

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"Synopsis" by , An easy-to-read, pocket-sized primer on brief coaching basics.
"Synopsis" by , An easy-to-read, pocket-sized primer onbrief coaching basics.
"Synopsis" by , Filled with sample dialogues and a variety of tools and techniques, this pocket guide offers a highly practical and condensed introduction to the principles of solution-focused coaching.

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