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Coaching and Mentoring

Becoming a Resilient Warrior: Efficient SOS Strategies That Allow You to Take Back Control

Author : Vanda North
Bio : Vanda North’s passion, purpose, and everything she has done, and is doing, is under the role as a “joy enhancer.” Finding practical, easy-to-do, brain compatible, lasting, and highly effective processes to share is her goal. From running the NASA canteen in Grand Canary to being president of the International Society for Accelerated Learning & Teaching; from Unilever, UK, to Florida Power & Light, USA; from running a 5000 strong school volunteer program to a “Happiness & Wellness” TV show; and from teaching people how to use their brains effectively to helping them develop their resilience—all done so people may enhance their joy quotient in simple yet highly effective, practical ways. Building resilience is her most recent way of increasing people’s enJOYment of life. After experiencing the pandemic of stress and the lack of coping strategies and time, she created a unique (yet based on proven psychological processes and brain research) “8 steps in 8 minutes” routine, has authored Mind Chi Rewire Your Brain in 8 Minutes a Day, and has conducted sessions all over the world.
ISBN : 9781631579806
Publish Date : 2017/6/13
Page Count : 14
Description :
Build your own tool kit of coping strategies to manage the strain of stress and build your resilience. These include awareness, which can shift your own thinking and therefore behavior, and specific simple and powerful habits, which can make a lasting difference. Stop suffering from tiredness and apathy; develop your energy, motivation, and joy for life. Build your ability to be a resilient warrior.

Coaching Skills for New Team Leaders

Author : Rita J. Bailey Nicholas
Bio : Rita J. Bailey Nicholas, is a leadership development coach, mediator, and facilitator. She works with wide range of public, charities, and private sector organizations in the United Kingdom and internationally. She specializes in developing new and established managers who want to enhance their personal and professional development in leadership and communications.
ISBN : 9781631578649
Publish Date : 2017/9/11
Page Count : 14
Description :
Modern leaders are constantly seeking ways to improve team and individual learning, performance, and productivity in the workplace. A coaching leadership style will support any team leader to facilitate sustainable change with their staff, increasing learning, productivity, and performance. Effective coaching tools are available to team leaders to adapt and integrate for managing new hires, established team members, or getting the best from talented employees. It allows team leaders to manage more effectively, and motivate their teams, increasing responsibility and ownership, enabling better clarity during times of greater demands on teams, and improves team relationships.


Author : Phillimore, Christine
Bio : Following a successful career education, Christine became a freelance trainer. Focused and well read, she has worked in Uganda, Israel, and South Africa as well as in England and several European nations. Christine has conducted training courses in Communication Skills and Business Writing Skills. Clients include GSK, PIMCO, Addaction, the NHS, various universities, and the armed forces in the U.K., the U.S., and Germany.
ISBN : 9781606490457
Publish Date : 2017/5/23
Page Count : 8
Description :
Coaching has currently become very fashionable in the business world, with claims that it is the answer to almost everything. Coaches are appearing virtually everywhere, from different backgrounds and with a variety of styles. However, coaching has been around for a very long time in its purest form. So, what exactly is it? How did it develop? And how is it different from other working tools?

Coaching for Results: How to Create Outstanding Performance Via Coaching

Author : Sarah Cook
Bio : Sarah Cook is managing director of The Stairway Consultancy Ltd.
ISBN : 9781631578533
Publish Date : 2017/3/7
Page Count : 8
Description :
Coaching has been shown to bring about significant improvements in individual performance in a business setting. This article provides a fast-track to the principles of effective coaching in the workplace to help others fulfill their potential. It covers the benefits of coaching as well as the styles and skills of coaching and different models of coaching that can be used.

The Coaching Practitioner

Author : Carrie Foster
Bio : Carrie Foster specializes in the facilitation of coaching, people management, and organization development interventions that deliver added value and a measurable ROI to bottom line performance.
ISBN : 9781631577130
Publish Date : 2017/3/7
Page Count : 20
Description :
How can coaching achieve a dramatic effect upon personal, team and organisational performance? Through developing coaching skills managers are able to align individual employees with the organisational strategy and release high performance. Providing practical advice for managers on how to develop their coaching skills alongside an emphasis upon performance management, this article aims to support managers in taking the role of performance coach. This article builds upon the necessary understanding and coaching skill base required to enable managers to effectively engage with their direct reports in the workplace.