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Coaches Training Institute
Vancouver Chapter Website
a list of books on Coaching.
you click on the books, you'll be taken to Amazon.ca where
you can read more about them. You also can purchase them and
add them to your Library.
Coaching: New Skills for Coaching People Toward Success in
Work and Life
by three leading authorities in the field of professional
coaching, Co-Active Coaching offers a new model of practice
for coaches as well as for all those who want to integrate
coaching into their consulting practice. Authors Laura Whitworth,
Henry Kimsey-House, and Phil Sandahl describe the principles
and components of co-active coaching, a ground-breaking technique
founded on interactive participation and collaboration, and
thoroughly examine the skills needed for practice. With over
two dozen instructive coaching dialogues and examples, eighteen
skill-building exercises to develop co-active coaching techniques,
and a comprehensive coach's toolkit, this hands-on reference
gives you the critical foundation and practical guidance you
need to succeed as a professional coach.
Makeovers: 52 Practical & Inspiring Ways to Improve Your Life
One Week at a Time
Richardson, the bestselling author of Take Time for Your Life,
known to millions for her "Lifestyle Makeover" series
on "The Oprah Winfrey Show," recognizes firsthand
how tough it can be to juggle the daily demands of living
in a fast-paced world, and how easily you can become disconnected
from your true self and what makes you happy. In Life Makeovers,
she has taken all the know-how and insight she has gleaned
from her years as a personal coach and distilled it into a
simple, year-long program that shows how making small changes,
over time, can have a huge impact on the quality of your life.
In fifty-two simple yet profound essays, Richardson provides
a plan for both reflecting and taking action, along with specific,
practical advice and exercises to help readers gradually and
permanently remodel their lives, week by week.
Your Gremlin (Revised Edition): A Surprisingly Simple Method
for Getting Out of Your Own Way.
little book on a big topic, Taming Your Gremlin, by Richard
Carson, is a practical guide to overcoming barriers to your
success. The gremlin is used as a metaphor for that voice
of doubt we so often encounter when facing a new challenge.
Carson takes readers through the steps they can follow to
pursue their dreams in spite of their fears.
His formula of simply noticing, choosing and playing with
options, and being in process, is reinforced throughout the
book. Carson relates common scenarios encountered through
his many years of counseling practice with his patients. The
scenarios are oh so familiar!
This book is a quick read on a topic that can change how you
relate to the fears associated with taking risks. Each chapter
builds on the earlier ones. In the end, the reader knows more
about themselves and and has tools to tame their voice of
the Life You Love:in Ten Easy Step-By Step Lessons
book is the dramatic followup to I Could Do Anything If I
Only Knew What It Was. Barbara Sher offers a dynamic new step-by-step
program to help you create a life you can fully enjoy. Using
the practical exercises and bold strategies she outlines,
you can make your "impossible" dreams possible,
reachable, and real. She shows you how to decide what your
dream is, eliminate the unnecessary burdens and clutter in
your life, develop your ideas, and get what you want. Stop
just getting by and start getting the most out of your life!
Time for Your Life
coach Cheryl Richardson helps people create the lives they
want. In Take Time for Your Life, she shows you how to switch
from being stressed, unfulfilled, and overworked, to "living
a life you love" by using a seven-step process. First,
she gives you permission to "make the quality of your
life your top priority" by honoring your self-care--a
difficult choice for fast-track readers, but essential. Putting
yourself at the top of your "to do" list will help
you connect your head with your heart and enhance your satisfaction
and joy. Next, you define your priorities and revise your
schedule so it reflects them. Then you figure out what actions,
issues, and people are draining your energy and start to "plug
those drains." The next step is getting your financial
house in order. And so on, through seven progressive strategies
that free you to live an authentic, high-quality life, embracing
your spiritual, emotional, and financial well-being.
Handbook of Coaching: A Comprehensive Resource Guide for Managers,
Executives, Consultants, and Human Resource Professionals
author has been working with adult developement and coaching
since earning his PhD in the 60's. Hudson shows us how the
field of coaching relies on the work from a variety of disciplines.
He provides many sources from these disciplines to help aid
coaches when working with specific groups or specific problems.
For anyone building a strong foundation in coaching, this
is a great reference book to have handy on your shelf. It's
especially useful for newly-trained coaches who might need
a deeper understanding of their profession or a good way to
avoid reinventing the wheel.
Portable Coach: 28 Sure Fire Strategies for Business and Personal
his lively The Portable Coach, Leonard presents 28 principles
to help you shape your life, career, and relationships so
that they are satisfying and profitable, with 10 ways to accomplish
each principle, and additional tips and self-tests.
This is no superficial, feel-good-now, get-rich-tomorrow book.
It's like having a year of sessions with this celebrated coach
without paying his $400 per hour fee. Flip through the book
until you land on just the right tip for what you need to
learn right now, or take a progressive journey through the
book, putting the tips into action as you go. The Portable
Coach bursts with more immediately useful, personally relevant
suggestions than you can possibly use. It should expand your
mind, improve your performance, enhance your relationships
(business and personal), help you enjoy life more, and give
you many swift kicks toward becoming your best. Highly recommended.
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