Category Archives: Leadership Coaching

Coaching Leaders: Experiential Learning for Client and Team

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 … Continue reading

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Coaching Leaders: Understanding Complex Environments

By Dr Sunny Stout-Rostron “The term complexity captures the greater levels of uncertainty, ambiguity, interdependences and interrelatedness that now characterize the environments in which organisations operate” (Clarke, 2013:135). Business coaches need to think systemically, and this article briefly looks at … Continue reading

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Coaching Leaders: The Importance of Values and Motivation

By Dr Sunny Stout-Rostron The critical value of business coaching is in helping individual executives to think clearly about the core issues which present challenges to them in their career, their organization, their job, and their daily working life. The … 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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Harvard McLean Medical School International Coaching Research Forum

The Coaching & Positive Psychology Initiative, based at Harvard Medical School’s McLean Hospital, is dedicated to the vision of developing an academic foundation of coaching psychology. The initiative focussed on top research questions in the field of coaching as discussed … Continue reading

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ACE “Master Mentor of Mentors” Award

Dr Sunny Stout-Rostron, received the ACE Award for “Master Mentor of Mentors”. Sunny, Founding President of COMENSA, Founding Fellow and Research Advisor at the Institute of Coaching at McLean Hospital (a Harvard Medical School Affiliate) and Visiting Lecturer at the … Continue reading

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Harvard Institute of Coaching Leadership Conference

In September 2013, Sunny was specially invited to take part in the Leader2Leader conference taking place on 25th and 26th of September – 2 days before the Harvard Institute of Coaching conference on Coaching in Leadership and Healthcare. She gave a … Continue reading

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New definitions of leaders and leadership are continuing to emerge globally

In advance of my live Q&A session on Twitter taking place at 12h00 today, here are some definitions of #leaders and #leadership by international subject matter experts in this field, and professionals who work in the field of leadership. I … Continue reading

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Coaching for New Leadership

Join me for a live Twitter Q&A tomorrow, Friday 23rd May 2014 at 12h00 on my Twitter handle @StoutRostron.  You can also follow the conversation using the hashtag #leadershipcoaching. The Q&A session is based on a theoretical and experiential session … Continue reading

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