Coaching Presence: Building Consciousness and Awareness in Coaching Interventions

  • 3h 43m
  • Maria Iliffe-Wood
  • Kogan Page
  • 2014

One of the hallmarks of maturity as a coach is awareness of how a coach's values, beliefs and emotions influence coaching interventions. It takes skill to notice these influences which can manifest both physically and mentally during coaching while simultaneously ensuring a client focused approach. Ideal for coaches and anyone in the helping professions, Coaching Presence explores how to develop a coaching style that is as non-directive and non-judgmental as possible.

Paying close attention to the motivations behind every choice will help coaches minimize the unconscious negative influences and bias to produce the best outcome of the client and their wider system. This awareness will also help coaches recognize when conscious visibility when expressed explicitly to the client may actually be the best solution. The book examines how awareness can be built across key aspects of coaching practice and introduces approaches such as clean-language, Gestalt, systemic coaching, language and metaphor to build a toolkit.

In this Book

  • Coaching Presence—Building Consciousness and Awareness in Coaching Interventions
  • About this Book
  • Introduction
  • Laying the Foundations
  • What’s Impacting on Your Coaching?
  • Invisible Coach Mode
  • Emergent Coach Mode
  • Evident Coach Mode
  • Visible Coach Mode
  • Channels of Perception
  • A Journey of Self-discovery
  • Appendix
  • References, Further Reading and Online Resources