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Coaching Professional Bodies

Coaching 2020 and what to do to prepare for it: An International Perspective

This interview appeared in SA Coaching News (Vol. 1 Issue 1: January 2019) As one of the global leaders and pioneers in the coaching profession both globally and in South Africa, we are privileged to bring you an interview with the founding President of the largest professional coaching body in South Africa.  We asked Dr […]

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Business Coaching Coaching Personal Development

Business Coaching: Wisdom and Practice (2nd Edition)

Dr Sunny Stout-Rostron with contributing author Marti Janse van Rensburg In Business Coaching: Wisdom and Practice, Dr Stout-Rostron unlocks the secrets of this dynamic, developing profession in an easy-to-read, highly practical format. The book provides a revealing overview of the entire coaching process, examining the latest theoretical trends and cutting-edge theories and providing practical advice: from […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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Coaching Personal Development

Sunny’s Coaching Philosophy

My philosophy is that coaching is about helping clients to ‘learn from and create wisdom from their own experience’. Looking at ‘mastery of practice’ rather than simply ‘being the expert’ to progress our own and our clients’ personal and professional growth, I encourage coaches and clients to create the space for conversations that get to the heart […]