Each year, coaches who earn their Certified Professional Coach designation with the Center for Coaching Certification are invited to participate in writing a chapter for a book. The feedback on the content has been excellent and the success this quality book ensures this effort continues.
Book Review: Coaching Perspectives provides excellent insights for executive, life, and business coaching as well as expertise in specific niche areas of coaching.
Summary: The chapters of Coaching Perspectives are:
- Stairway to Success Coaching Model by Cathy Liska
- A comprehensive model for ensuring excellence in coaching.
- Connecting with Words by Sue Kugler
- A great overview of the application of neuro-linguistic programming for coaches.
- The Curious Coach by Dawn Brunn
- Powerful insights on the coach’s role of asking questions.
- Coaching with Emotional Intelligence by Pam Nintrup
- Step-by-step use in coaching of the realms of emotional intelligence.
- Give Yourself the Seal of Approval by Beth Cook
- The importance of self-esteem with tips on with ideas to develop it.
- Conscious Change by Marci McCaffery
- Ten specific ways to create conscious change.
- Coaching for a Job Search by Robert Plain
- Focus and a process for effective job search coaching.
- Life and Career Coaching for Federal Inmates by Lynne Lovett
- Powerful insight for applying coaching in a unique situation.
- Coaching Millennials by Dorothy Montgomery
- Timely information on working with the newest generation in the work force.
- Coaching Leaders for Effective Employee Relations by Arquella Hargrove
- How coaching works in the corporate setting.
- Harmonious Relationships: Consultant and Executive Coach by Kris Rodriguez
- Successfully combining consulting and coaching work.
- Learning Fusion: Effectively Integrate Coaching with Training by Paul Unni
- The power of training combined with coaching.
The Bad: Each chapter is unique both in content and in writing style so this book is 12 e-books combined.
The Good: The flow of the chapters does work in terms of content and the broad overview combined with specialized expertise is excellent.
Conclusion: A great read for coaches, clients, and those thinking about coaching.