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 […]
What’s the best way to motivate high performance in yourself and others? Human motivation is an evergreen topic, with new ideas regularly offered by management and psychology theorists. Search on Google and you’ll find over 4 million results, over 1,200 books on Amazon. One perspective that’s stood the test of time is Self-Determination Theory (SDT). […]
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 […]
By Andrew Fiddy Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR), UK Organisational Behaviour, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK Coaching is achieving prominence in business as a tool to enable leaders meet the challenges they face as well as changing societal expectations. Mirroring her philosophy of promoting ‘mastery of practice’, Sunny Stout-Rostron, who is an internationally […]