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Coaching in Times of Crisis and Transformation

Book Description

Coaching in Times of Crisis and Transformation is a practical guide to coaching in times of change for managers, coaches and organizations.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Contents
  4. Dedication
  5. Acknowledgements
  6. Foreword by Tatiana Bachkirova
  7. About the contributors
  8. Introduction
  9. 01    Definitions
    1. Crisis
    2. Transition
    3. Transformation
    4. References
  10. 02    Shared territory
    1. Natural life transitions
    2. Mid-life crisis
    3. Typical transitions and crises at work
    4. References
  11. 03    Models and frameworks for exploring change and transition
    1. Bridges’ Transition Curve
    2. Prochaska and DiClemente’s Transtheoretical Stages of Change
    3. The Kübler-Ross Change Curve, or the Five Stages of Grief
    4. Dilts’ (Neuro)logical Levels of Change
    5. References
  12. 04    No mud, no lotus? Crisis as a catalyst for transformation
    1. Crisis sparks transformation
    2. Coaches’ perspectives
    3. Crisis and transition in organizations
    4. Conclusion
    5. References
  13. 05    Coaching for compassionate resilience through creative methods: the case for a ‘turn to autoethnography’
    1. What is autoethnography and why is it important in coaching?
    2. The inspiration behind the ‘call for an AE turn’ in coaching
    3. Beyond mastery creative methods in coaching for resilience
    4. Healing the split art and science
    5. Value of creativity in coaching for compassionate resilience lessons from neuroscience
    6. Resilient individuals or resilient organizations?
    7. Compassionate resilience the 21st-century ‘take’ on bounce-back-ability
    8. Conclusion
    9. References and further reading
    10. Useful resources
  14. 06    Insights from neuroscience
    1. Individual and professional transitional opportunities
    2. So what do we know about the brain?
    3. The coach’s brain is where the client’s change starts. So start, perhaps, with the coach’s brain
    4. States of mind
    5. And not forgetting the organization too can be in crisis
    6. Conclusion
    7. References
  15. 07    Executive coaching in times of organizational change a vital support and developmental mechanism
    1. Overview of the literature on executive coaching and organizational change
    2. The cognitive and behavioural mechanisms of executive coaching
    3. So what? Reflections on the outcomes of the case study example
    4. How to work with leaders during times of organizational change and turbulence
    5. Summary
    6. References
  16. 08    Leaders in crisis attending to the shadow side
    1. Supporting leaders in crisis or transition
    2. The nature of the leadership role (its attending shadow) and tendencies to derailment (overdrive and hubris)
    3. Descriptive typology to gain greater insight into the behaviours and patterns of leaders
    4. Coaching
    5. Regaining balance you do not have to do it alone
    6. References
  17. 09    The role of coaching in supporting organizations to address mental health issues
    1. Workplace mental health
    2. Delineating coaching from other interventions
    3. The similarities between coaching, mentoring and counselling
    4. Workplace conflict
    5. Workplace change
    6. Conclusion
    7. References
  18. 10    Nourishing the lotus flower turning towards and transforming difficulties with Mindful Compassionate Coaching
    1. Background, definitions and research
    2. Delving deeper
    3. ABC Awareness, Body wisdom and Compassion
    4. Turning towards difficulty using MCC
    5. Feeling our way through crisis and transformation the FEEL/FELT model
    6. Pandora’s box working with difficult emotions
    7. Other useful models, practices and exercises in MCC
    8. Conclusion
    9. References
  19. 11    Self-coaching
    1. Not a replacement
    2. Definitions
    3. Coaching buyers
    4. The impact of self-coaching
    5. Developing self-coaching
    6. Future research
    7. Conclusion
  20. 12    Legacy Thinking an approach for a better now, and a better future
    1. Exploring Legacy Thinking
    2. Inspirations and lessons
    3. Where to begin
    4. Practicalities
    5. Is it worth it?
    6. References
  21. Index
  22. Copyright