Renewal Coaching: Sustainable Change for Individuals and Organizations

Overview

Renewal Coaching

It is a well-accepted fact that failure to engage in sustainablechange can be deadly for both individuals and organizations.?Butwhy then is change so hard? The enormous wealth of changeliterature currently available is largely focused on satisfaction,efficiency, and effectiveness. While these are worthy goals, theyremain insufficient. In order to help individuals, teams, andcomplex organizations create and sustain change some-thingdifferent is needed. Renewal ...

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Overview

Renewal Coaching

It is a well-accepted fact that failure to engage in sustainablechange can be deadly for both individuals and organizations.?Butwhy then is change so hard? The enormous wealth of changeliterature currently available is largely focused on satisfaction,efficiency, and effectiveness. While these are worthy goals, theyremain insufficient. In order to help individuals, teams, andcomplex organizations create and sustain change some-thingdifferent is needed. Renewal Coaching offers a research-based,sustainable approach to individual and organizational improvementthat involves a disciplined and collaborative sequence ofinformation, experimentation, feedback, and support.

Renewal Coaching provides a series of personal assessments thatwill guide individuals and teams through the seven stages ofrenewal.?Each assessment includes both survey and narrativeresponses, and readers can use the journal pages in the text orconvenient on-line formats to respond.'The Renewal Coachingframework consists of these seven elements:Recognition—Finding patterns of toxicity and renewal;Reality—Confronting change killers in work and life;Reciprocity—Coaching in harmony; Resilience—Coachingthrough pain; Relationship—Nurturing the personal elements ofcoaching; Resonance—Coaching with emotional intelligence;Renewal—Creating energy, meaning, and freedom to sustain theJourney.

If you are already a coach, or a leader who uses a coachingperspective, then this frame-work will help sustain the impact ofyour efforts. If you are a member of an organization that isenduring "initiative fatigue," then this frame-work will help focusyour energy.'And if you are a person who has started changeefforts, but has not been able to continue them over the long term,then this frame-work will help you gain the insight, endurance, andmoral purpose to continue your individual journey.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470414965
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/23/2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 1,449,003
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 3.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Douglas B. Reeves is the author of more than twenty booksand fifty articles on leadership and organizational effectiveness.An internationally recognized expert in leadership, his workappears in national journals, magazines, and newspapers and hasbeen translated into six languages. Through his affiliations withChangeLeaders.com and the Leadership and Learning Center, hedelivers more than eighty keynote addresses annually around theglobe.

Elle Allison has worked with clients in health care,business, education, nonprofit organizations, and governmentagencies.?She is the founder of Wisdom Out, an organization thatshares the strategies used by wise people, couples, andorganizations to face whatever challenges come their way(www.wisdomout.com). She reaches business, government, andnonprofit groups around the world by delivering engaging andinformative keynote addresses and seminars on Renewal Coaching,wisdom, and leadership.

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Table of Contents

Figures and Exhibits.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

The Authors.

Part One: Before You Begin Renewal Coaching.

1 From Resistance to Renewal.

2 The Renewal Coaching Framework: An Overview.

Part Two: The Renewal Coaching Framework: AnOverview.

3 Recognition: Finding Patterns of Toxicity and Renewal.

4 Reality: Confronting Change Killers in Work and Life.

5 Reciprocity: Coaching in Harmony.

6 Resilience: Coaching Through Pain.

7 Resonance: Coaching with Emotional Intelligence.

8 Relationship: When Process Is Personal.

9 Renewal: Creating Energy, Meaaning, and Freedom to Sustain theJourney.

Part Three: The Professional Coach: Bringing Renewal toClients.

10 The Renewal Coach.

11 The Profession of Coaching.

12 The Business of Coaching.

References.

Index.

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