Dr Sunny Stout-Rostron participated in the Accelerating Coach Excellence community in November 2021 as part of a coaching demo with David Goldsmith and David Peterson.
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.
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. […]
The first in a series of short videos about the new book: Transformational Coaching to Lead Culturally Diverse Teams
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Co-authored by Nick Wilkins and Dr 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 […]
Dr Sunny Stout-Rostron has contributed a chapter to Richard Narva’s latest book: Family Enterprises: How to Build Growth, Family Control and Family Harmony. The chapter is entitled “Executive coaching challenges with family firms”. Further details on the contents of this essential guide to working successfully with family firms can be found here Recognition of the […]
Learning from experience and client stories Learning, and particularly learning from experience, seems to be one of the major components of the coaching conversation. Learning from experience implies an understanding of the language and content of the client’s story, with the coach helping the client to reconstruct their own reality by searching for meaning through […]