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The Professional Coaching Series


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This series brings together leading exponents and researchers in the coaching field to provide a definitive set of core texts important to the development of the profession. It aims to meet two needs - a professional series that provides the core texts that are theoretically and experimentally grounded, and a practice series covering forms of coaching based in evidence. Together they provide a complementary framework to introduce, promote and enhance the development of the coaching profession.

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Developing and Sustaining a Successful Family Business A Solution-Focused Guide

Developing and Sustaining a Successful Family Business: A Solution-Focused Guide

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Louis Cauffman
March 18, 2022

This practical and important book offers ideas, examples, and suggestions that address the challenges inherent to developing and sustaining a successful family business. It explores the complex dynamics involved in working with loved ones and how to pass a business on to a new generation. ...

Supporting the Family Business A Coaching Practitioner's Handbook

Supporting the Family Business: A Coaching Practitioner's Handbook

2nd Edition

Forthcoming

By Manfusa Shams
December 29, 2021

This fully updated second edition provides evidence-based, solution focused techniques for applying coaching in family business settings.  Manfusa Shams has demonstrated the critical connection between coaching skills, family business functions, experiential and reflective learning. Edition updates...

Coaching Self-Organising Teams Helping Teams Flourish

Coaching Self-Organising Teams: Helping Teams Flourish

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Ro Gorell
December 22, 2021

There is a tendency to assume that teams will naturally know how to self-organise and optimise their collective talents. This thoughtful and engaging book explores the practicalities of coaching teams and some of the challenges that naturally occur because of who we are as human beings. Part of ...

Coaching in the Family Owned Business A Path to Growth

Coaching in the Family Owned Business: A Path to Growth

1st Edition

Edited By Manfusa Shams, David A. Lane
December 31, 2011

A scholarly work from leading coaching psychologists from all over the world that provides thoughtful analysis of group dynamics, family systems, and psychotherapeutic approach to family business coaching. The book provides both a theoretical groundwork and a practical application of group dynamic ...

Supporting the Family Business A Coaching Practitioner's Handbook

Supporting the Family Business: A Coaching Practitioner's Handbook

1st Edition

By Manfusa Shams, David A. Lane
December 03, 2015

This book shows evidence-based discussion on appropriate coaching skills for family business. The book is expected to meet the demand for this knowledge base, and to achieve a practical solution-focused approach to applying specific coaching skills to family business. The need to generate ideas to ...

Coaching with Careers and AI in Mind Grounding a Hopeful and Resourceful Self Fit for a Digital World

Coaching with Careers and AI in Mind: Grounding a Hopeful and Resourceful Self Fit for a Digital World

1st Edition

By Adina Tarry
July 04, 2018

Coaching with Careers and AI in Mind presents an integrated overview of life and career options for individuals caught in the transition to a new world of work - impacted by the fourth digital revolution - and the tension this creates. The book synthesises extensive career coaching experience, ...

The Art of Inspired Living Coach Yourself with Positive Psychology

The Art of Inspired Living: Coach Yourself with Positive Psychology

1st Edition

By Sarah Corrie
February 25, 2009

This book is about learning to live your life more fully. It doesn't promise you abundant joy, the relationship of your dreams, untold riches or miracle cures. But what it does promise you is a comprehensive programme of personal development, change and growth that is highly effective. This ...

Business Coaching International Transforming Individuals and Organizations

Business Coaching International: Transforming Individuals and Organizations

2nd Edition

By Sunny Stout-Rostron
January 16, 2014

"You simply must read this book if you are serious about being a top-notch business coach. It is an excellent guide to best practices based on clear theory, experience and business wisdom." - Carol Kauffman PhD, co-founder and Director of the Coaching and Positive Psychology Initiative at Harvard ...

Coaching on the Axis Working with Complexity in Business and Executive Coaching

Coaching on the Axis: Working with Complexity in Business and Executive Coaching

1st Edition

By Marc Simon Kahn
June 04, 2014

This book offers an approach to business and executive coaching that properly aligns the practice in the culture of business through the use of a relational "coaching axis" that helps to manage the complexity of the organisation and the individual as dual clients. Business and executive coaching ...

Internal Coaching The Inside Story

Internal Coaching: The Inside Story

1st Edition

By Katharine St John-Brooks
November 07, 2013

Internal Coaching: The Inside Story provides a window into the world of internal coaching: the challenges and rewards for the coaches themselves and the ways in which organisations can ensure that they can get best value for money from their investment in them.Internal coaching is booming. A recent...

Swings and Roundabouts A Self-Coaching Workbook for Parents and Those Considering Becoming Parents

Swings and Roundabouts: A Self-Coaching Workbook for Parents and Those Considering Becoming Parents

1st Edition

By Anna Golawski, Agnes Bamford, Professor Irvine Gersch
November 19, 2013

The first two authors of this coaching workbook are themselves parents who have been on a journey of "swings and roundabouts" - experienced the highs and lows of having children. Having difficulties knowing how to parent in many situations, which was not made easier by the conflicting advice in the...

The Cross-Cultural Coaching Kaleidoscope A Systems Approach to Coaching Amongst Different Cultural Influences

The Cross-Cultural Coaching Kaleidoscope: A Systems Approach to Coaching Amongst Different Cultural Influences

1st Edition

By Jennifer Plaister-Ten
July 15, 2016

Coaching has emerged from a Western, largely Anglo-American, perspective that may not be appropriate across cultures, given the multi-cultural nature of societies and workplaces today and the working practice of virtual teams. This has repercussions for the coaching profession. There is little ...

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