This is a fully revised and updated second edition of the successful Techniques for Coaching and Mentoring, also incorporating the best bits of its sister text Further Techniques for Coaching and Mentoring.
The book presents a comprehensive and critical overview of the wide range of tools and techniques available to coaches and mentors. With a strong academic underpinning, it explores a wide range of approaches, and provides techniques both for use with clients and to support professional development of the coach or mentor. Key features include:
Easy-to-use resources and techniques for one-to-one coaching;
Case studies throughout the text, helping to put theory into practice;
An overview of different theoretical approaches;
A dedicated section on `themes for the coach' discussing coaching across cultures, evaluating your coaching and looking after yourself as a coach; and
Downloadable worksheets for each technique.
Techniques for Coaching and Mentoring 2nd Edition is an invaluable resource for professional coaches and mentors looking to enhance their practice, and for students of coaching and mentoring.
Natalie Lancer is Director of Higher Education at Immanuel College, UK. She has developed a coaching programme for undergraduates and has a private coaching practice. She has also lectured and published on coaching in education, including Getting into Oxford and Cambridge, 11th edition. David Clutterbuck is one of Europe's most prolific management thinkers and authors. He is co-founder of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council, visiting professor at three UK universities and practice lead at Coaching and Mentoring International. David Megginson is Emeritus Professor of Human Resource Development at Sheffield Hallam University and a Chartered Fellow at CIPD, UK
Part I: Introduction 1. Introduction Part II: Coaching and Mentoring Techniques 2. Getting Ready For the Coaching Session 3. Contracting 4. Rapport Building 5. Helping The Coachee Articulate Their Issues 6. Exploring Beliefs and Values 7. Setting and Pursuing Goals 8. Managing Emotions 9. Managing Relationships 10. Building Support, Influence and Learning 11. Techniques for Teams 12. Managing Choices and Decisions 13. Understanding Context 14. Developing Resilience/Coping with Setbacks 15. Feedback 16. Helping the Coachee Raise Self-Awareness/ Self-Understanding/ Self-Honesty 17. Managing Boundaries 18. Dealing With Problems in the Coaching Relationship 19. Ending the Coaching Relationship Part III: Themes for the Coach 20. Supporting Your Coaching Practice Across Cultures 21. Evaluating Your Coaching 22. Looking After Yourself as a Coach