Categories
Coaching

Transformational Coaching to Lead Culturally Diverse Teams – Working with Diversity

Dr Sunny Stout-Rostron talks about why it is important for coaches, who are working with teams in the modern corporate workplace, to be able to work with diversity of all kinds. With the world having become more interconnected and part of a Global Village, diversity means many things: life experience, cultural background, educational experience and […]

Categories
Coaching Executive Coaching Leadership Coaching Leadership Development

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 […]

Categories
Coaching Leadership Development Research

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 […]

Categories
Coaching Competencies Personal Development

Developing a Thinking Environment for Transformational Coaching Practice

With Dr Sunny Stout-Rostron and Creina Schneier The question Nancy Kline thinks coaches need to be asking themselves is, “What more can we do to help people to think for themselves?” If you are a trained coach, coaching psychologist, team coach, facilitator or HR/OD officer/consultant who wishes to enhance your mastery of practice as a […]

Categories
Coaching

The Coaching Conversation: an Experiential Road Map to Knowledge and Personal Mastery

This article is adapted from Sunny Stout Rostron’s book, Business Coaching Wisdom and Practice: Unlocking the Secrets of Business Coaching (2009) which is available from Knowledge Resources (www.knowres.co.za) The knowledge gained from reflecting on one’s own experience, exploring what is working, what needs work, and what one can think, feel or do differently – is […]

Categories
Coaching

Team Coaching is Crucial for Organisational Transformation

This article is adapted from Sunny Stout Rostron’s new book, Business Coaching Wisdom and Practice: Unlocking the Secrets of Business Coaching (2009) which is available from Knowledge Resources (www.knowres.co.za) As a business coach, you are helping your clients to learn from and interpret their own experiences, and to understand the complexity of the environment in […]

Categories
Coaching Competencies Ethics Professional Bodies

Contracting Service for Success

This article is adapted from Sunny Stout Rostron’s new book, Business Coaching Wisdom and Practice: Unlocking the Secrets of Business Coaching (2009) which is available from Knowledge Resources (www.knowres.co.za) Coaching in South Africa is currently a service industry. To date, COMENSA’s overriding brief has been to develop the credibility of this emerging profession, aligning national […]

Categories
Coaching Competencies Training

Innovation: Working With Coaching Models

This article is adapted from Sunny Stout Rostron’s new book, Business Coaching Wisdom and Practice: Unlocking the Secrets of Business Coaching (2009) which is available from Knowledge Resources (www.knowres.co.za) One of the least explored areas of innovation for coaches is in the development of your own coaching model. As it is not possible to work […]

Categories
Coaching Coaching Supervision Competencies Ethics

The Practise of Ethics & the Ethics of Practice

This article is adapted from Sunny Stout Rostron’s new book, Business Coaching Wisdom and Practice: Unlocking the Secrets of Business Coaching (2009) which is available from Knowledge Resources (www.knowres.co.za) Ethics are most often recognized as the rules of conduct in respect of a particular group or culture, or the moral principles of an individual. Ethics […]

Categories
Coaching Ethics

Contracting the Relationship

This article is adapted from Sunny Stout Rostron’s new book, Business Coaching Wisdom and Practice: Unlocking the Secrets of Business Coaching (2009) which is available from Knowledge Resources (www.knowres.co.za) Developing the habit of both formal and informal contracting is one of the first steps in beginning to understand the dynamics of formulating a coaching relationship. […]