The Financial Times Guide to Business Coaching, 2nd Edition

  • 9h 48m 6s
  • Anne Scoular
  • Gildan Media
  • 2023

In the ten years since the much-praised first edition, coaching has become a core requirement for leadership. It's a core part of business school programs, it's the norm on all leadership development programs, and all leaders and managers now have to be able to coach. The FT Guide to Business Coaching is the book on which many leaders rely, and this updated edition will give listeners a comprehensive introduction to coaching.

Being a successful business coach means having exceptional listening skills, asking great questions and applying the best techniques at just the right time. But how do you learn to do that? The Financial Times Guide to Business Coaching shows you the way. It provides you with a step-by-step overview of all the tools and techniques you need to build your own unique and well-grounded approach as a coach. Ultimately it enables you to take your coaching from good to great. This indispensable guide covers: the business of coaching; the coaches; develop your coaching: first steps; building your basic coaching skills: the "Big Five"; building coaching skills: the different approaches; deepening your coaching skills: working with individual difference; advanced coaching: from individuals to groups; advanced coaching: coaching for career transitions; advanced coaching: motivation and change; building a freelance coaching business; and more.

About the Author

Anne Scoular began her career as a diplomat, before becoming an international banker and then retraining as an organisational psychologist and business coach. She co-founded Meyler Campbell, which trains senior business people to coach. Anne has served on advisory and accreditation panels for many major global organisations in coaching and has taught workshops on the subject for the Sloan Programme, the most senior programme at London Business School.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 - Introduction: the business of coaching
  • Chapter 2 - The coaches
  • Chapter 3 - Do you have what it takes?
  • Chapter 4 - Developing your coaching: first steps
  • Chapter 5 - Building your basic coaching skills: the ‘Big Five’
  • Chapter 6 - Building coaching skills: the different approaches
  • Chapter 7 - Deepening coaching skills: working with individual difference
  • Chapter 8 - Advanced coaching: coaching and diversity
  • Chapter 9 - Advanced coaching: from individuals to groups
  • Chapter 10 - Advanced coaching: coaching and career transitions
  • Chapter 11 - Advanced coaching: motivation and change
  • Chapter 12 - Why it works
  • Chapter 13 - Building a freelance coaching business