The Coaching Skill-Builder Activity Pack


"Coaching can be defined as helping others learn. And today, more and more trainers are being called upon to coach managers in today’s ""learning organizations.""

With more than 30 empowering training programs, The Coaching Skill-Builder Activity Pack offers a unique range...

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"Coaching can be defined as helping others learn. And today, more and more trainers are being called upon to coach managers in today’s ""learning organizations.""

With more than 30 empowering training programs, The Coaching Skill-Builder Activity Pack offers a unique range of material that helps managers and coaches improve their fundamental coaching skills. Participants will learn how to:

become an excellent coach
• develop relationships
• switch perspectives
• enhance rapport
• identify criteria
• create a motivating environment.

The Coaching Skill-Builder Activity Pack also includes expert commentary, forms to help participants reflect on their learning, and a facilitator's log."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780814473122
  • Publisher: AMACOM Books
  • Publication date: 2/28/2005
  • Pages: 328
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

"Ian Cunningham (Brighton, U.K.) currently chairs the consultancy Strategic Developments International and the Centre for Self Managed Learning.

Graham Dawes (London, U.K.) is currently a director of the Centre for Self-Managed Learning.

Ben Bennett is a director of Strategic Developments International, a director of the Center for Self Managed Learning, and an independent consultant. He lives in Horsham, Sussex, U.K."

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Table of Contents

"Part I: Commentary

Part II: Core Exercises

1. Coaching Cases

2. Becoming an Excellent Coach

3. Coaching Check-List

4. Preparing to Coach

Part III: Group I Exercises

5. Developing Relationships

6. Open-Ended Questions

7. What to Question

8. Suspending Judgement

9. Keeping the Learner in the Context

10. Active Learning

11. How to Question

12. Coaching and Problem-Solving

13. Coaching and the 3 D’s

14. Creating a Learning Support Network

15. Making It Flow

16. Setting and Agreeing Learning Goals

17. Creating Motivation

18. The Learner’s Activity Format

19. Mapping for Action

20. Applying the Learning Frame

21. Learning from Video Feedback

22. Creating Different Options

Part IV: Group II Exercises

23. Working with Metaphor

24. Identifying Criteria

25. Switching Perspectives

26. Enhancing Rapport

27. The Smile Inside

28. Paying Attention

29. Solution-Focused Coaching

30. Re-Framing

31. Rehearsing the Future

32. Film-Stripping"

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