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Building Emotional and Mental Resilience in Tough Times

Leaders need to build emotional and mental resilience during tough times and model behaviour that shows courage, decisiveness, vision, and the ability to adapt to change.

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Becoming a Culturally-Aware Team Coach

Organisational culture In Coaching on the Axis, Kahn (2014: 21) introduces the notion that business exists within a distinct cultural context which is characterised by market forces. He advocates that all coaches start with the cultural context as their starting point, developing an understanding of the phenomenon of culture, and particularly corporate or organisational culture. […]

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Transformational Coaching to Lead Culturally Diverse Teams: why the need for this book

The first in a series of short videos about the new book: Transformational Coaching to Lead Culturally Diverse Teams

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Business Coaching Coaching Personal Development

#Coaching2Connect Twitter Q & A hosted by SACAP

Last month, we participated in a Twitter Q & A session on the topic of how coaching plays a role in your being or becoming more of a “people person”.  The Twitter talk was hosted by SACAP, the South African College of Applied Psychology.  What follows are SACAP’s questions and my answers (which you can […]

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#Coach2Career Twitter Q & A hosted by SACAP

Earlier today, we participated in a Twitter Q & A session on the topic of careers in coaching and how the coaching profession has progressed in terms of career offerings.  The following is the questions and my answers (which you can also find on my Twitter handle @StoutRostron, following the hashtag #Coach2Career): Q1 Life coach; […]

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Business Coaching Coaching Competencies Executive Coaching Leadership Coaching Leadership Development Personal Development

Webinar: The Tacit Dimension – Developing Self as Coach in the 21st Century

Sunny recently led a webinar for the Institute of Coaching , an affiliate of McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School on 17th February 2016.  The topic deals practically with some of the areas that coaches and leaders need to focus and reflect on, to develop their abilities, including accessing a learning mindset, deepening self-reflective practice, looking at […]

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Working with Coaching Models: The U-Process

By Dr. Sunny Stout-Rostron The U-process The U-process is sometimes known as the process of transition, and in the field of coaching this U-process is typically represented in Scharmer’s model of change. In the process of transition, the client can move from anxiety, through happiness, fear, threat, guilt, denial, disillusionment, depression, gradual acceptance and hostility […]

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The Scientist Practitioner Model

By Dr. Sunny Stout-Rostron Working with Coaching Models The main purpose of this article is to introduce you to the Scientist Practitioner model. Although it is essential to adopt a structured approach to your coaching conversation, this does not mean that you cannot let the conversation grow and be explorative. I talk about structure in […]

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Gender issues in business coaching

Co-authored by Dr Sunny Stout-Rostron and Nick Wilkins Business organisations operate in increasingly diverse and inter-related environments around the globe. While gender diversity already encompasses a wide range of theory and research, as an issue in business coaching it is relatively new. Understanding diversity, power, culture and gender People often assume that diversity is only about […]

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The development of corporate management

Co-authored by Nick Wilkins and Sunny Stout-Rostron How do corporate leaders develop the competences they need? And how should they be supported in their development? These are important questions, because the answers determine the precise forms of support executives and managers will need at particular stages in their professional development. This article briefly reviews the […]