Category Archives: Research

A Time-Tested Way To Help Leaders Thrive

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 … Continue reading

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ROI Warning – Your Mileage May Vary!

Co-authored by Nick Wilkins and Dr Sunny Stout Rostron Naturally business coaches want to market their services. And what more tempting way to sell business coaching than to quote nice big numbers about the return on investment (ROI) the client … Continue reading

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Coaching Research: a review of progress internationally since 2008

Dr Sunny Stout-Rostron and Dr Lew Stern, senior advisor at the Institute of Coaching (Harvard McLean Medical School Affiliate) conducted an extensive and exhaustive survey of all research done internationally in the field of coaching. In 2008, 100 topics/proposal for … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Gifts to Practitioners: Research, Conferences and Grants

This article is adapted from Sunny Stout Rostron’s book, “Business Coaching Wisdom and Practice: Unlocking the Secrets of Business Coaching” (2009) available from Knowledge Resources in Johannesburg or from http://www.knowres.co.za What do we really know about how coaching works, exactly … Continue reading

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