Category Archives: Competencies

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 … Continue reading

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Key questions on coaching supervision

By Dr Sunny Stout-Rostron At the Rainbow Convention of the Global Coaching Community (GCC) in Cape Town a few years ago, I facilitated a dialogue session on coaching supervision around the question “Should qualifications or the market place decide on … Continue reading

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Podcast: Conversation on Liminalities, with Burgert Kirsten and Dr Sunny Stout-Rostron

Enjoy this fascinating conversation on liminalities within the coaching environment in which Sunny and Burgert Kirsten discuss the liminal space in a coaching intervention. Liminality, in Sunny’s words, is “about rights of passage, thresholds”.  She goes on to say that: … Continue reading

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Family Enterprises

Family enterprises are the foundation of big business, with many multinationals having their origins in a small family start-up.  Family dynamics, however, often impede growth and sustainability of these businesses. Family Enterprises: How to build growth, family control and family harmony, edited … Continue reading

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Business coaching – going beyond juggling the balls

Co-Authored by Nick Wilkins and Sunny Stout-Rostron. You’re a 40-year-old executive heading an operational division of a large company. You get to work at 07:30, scan the business news, then respond to 57 priority e-mail messages that you can’t delegate … Continue reading

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Gender Issues in Business Coaching: Read the Book Chapter

One of Sunny’s passions is working with gender issues in the business world.  Due to her extensive experience in this area, she was invited to contribute a chapter to The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of the Psychology of Coaching and Mentoring.  We … Continue reading

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New Book: “Leadership Coaching for Results: Cutting-edge Practices for Coach and Client” is due out in February 2014

Sunny Stout-Rostron’s ground-breaking book on Leadership Coaching was launched recently in Cape Town and Johannesburg.  If you are in a leadership position, or if you coach leaders, this book is an essential addition to your bookshelf.  To get your copy, … Continue reading

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New Book: “Leadership Coaching for Results: Cutting-edge Practices for Coach and Client” is due out in February 2014

Watch out for details of Sunny’s latest book due out this month.  Details will be posted as soon as the book is published and available for sale.  Make sure you subscribe to or follow this blog so that you don’t … Continue reading

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Behavioural Boundaries in Business Coaching

This article is adapted from Sunny Stout Rostron’s book, Business Coaching Wisdom and Practice: Unlocking the Secrets of Business Coaching (2013), which is available from Knowledge Resources (www.knowres.co.za) Best-practice coaching involves the coach acting as a thought partner for a … Continue reading

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Ethics and Integrity

This article is adapted from Sunny Stout Rostron’s book, Business Coaching Wisdom and Practice: Unlocking the Secrets of Business Coaching (2013), which is available from Knowledge Resources (www.knowres.co.za) Ethics are most often recognized as the rules of conduct in respect … Continue reading

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