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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 to your line managers or PA.  A message from the CEO reminds you to forward […]

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Sunny “Down Under”

Sunny is on a month-long speaking and lecturing tour of Australia.  To find out more about her schedule or if you would like to make contact with her while she’s in your part of the world, send her an email on You will also have a unique chance to get a copy of her […]

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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 at the International Coaching Research Forum. Sunny was an invited guest speaker, focussing on a […]

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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 University of Stellenbosch Business School, received the “Master Mentor of Mentors” Award for her commitment […]

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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 short talk on the challenges being faced by leaders and leadership, as well as those […]

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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 refer to them extensively in my latest book: Leadership Coaching for Results.  I hope you’ve […]

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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 that I ran on the 14th May at the South African College of Applied Psychology […]

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THE ART OF LEADERSHIP: Finding the Leader in You

Don’t miss Sunny’s ground-breaking lecture at the South African College of Applied Psychology (SACAP) in Claremont, Cape Town on Wednesday 14th April, starting at 6pm for 6:30pm.  To book, contact SACAP at: Tel: 021 671 7692 Email: In this dynamic and experiential programme, Dr Sunny Stout-Rostron will put us through our paces to discover the leader […]

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What are the challenges leadership coaching faces globally?

During the last few years, Dr Sunny Stout-Rostron has conducted a series of interviews to look at the impact of coaching on leadership that aimed at large-scale systemic change. From her range of interviews has emerged the need to develop coaching practice at the highest level, embracing a new perspective on real change in leadership […]

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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, follow these links: Softcover version Ebook version Available in softcover and ebook