The Coaching Shift: How A Coaching Mindset and Skills Can Change You, Your Interactions, and the World Around You
How to build stronger relationships and drive high performance, through coaching.
The Coaching Shift: How A Coaching Mindset and Skills Can Change You, Your Interactions, and the World Around You by authors, psychologists and university professors, Shonna Waters and Brodie Gregory Riordan, is a comprehensive guidebook on how to build stronger relationships and drive high performance, through coaching techniques. The book draws on research from coaching, neuroscience, cognitive psychology, social psychology, and industrial-organizational psychology. The authors share their own experiences as coaches, and synthesize some of the most important coaching theories, concepts, and approaches. The book is divided into three parts. Part 1 focuses on the self, how people can better understand their own thoughts and feelings, and how they can adopt a coaching mindset. Part 2 focuses on coaching skills, and how to communicate and build stronger relationships with others. Part 3 focuses on how to apply a coaching approach within organizations, to build a positive culture that fosters human potential.
The Coaching Shift is an empowering and transformative guidebook / self-help book by authors Shonna Waters and Brodie Gregory Riordan. The authors provide a range of practical tools and techniques, that will help readers develop more impactful coaching skills. After each chapter there are a number of practical exercises, where readers are invited to reflect on their own experiences and practice their skills. There are further resources in the appendix, to help further guide readers on their own coaching journey. The book is easy to read, engaging and very relatable, making it accessible to a wide range of readers.
Well written and extensively researched, this book is a valuable resource that will equip coaches / aspiring coaches with the necessary skills and mindsets to become more effective and meaningful in their coaching practice. An essential read for practicing coaches, managers and anyone leading teams, students of coaching and coaching psychology, and anyone interested in how to develop more meaningful connections with others.
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Summary: An empowering and transformative guidebook that will help readers develop more impactful coaching skills.