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Book Review of The Eureka Factor: Aha Moments, Creative Insight, and the Brain

A book review of The Eureka Factor: Aha Moments, Creative Insight, and the Brain

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Analysing the feasibility of financial rewards for mentors engaged in entrepreneurial mentoring

In the domain of entrepreneurship, mentors are considered as volunteers and philanthropists yet their value is undermined, the purpose of this paper is to explore the feasibility of financial rewards for mentors, which could help in understanding the perspective of mentors towards the opportunity cost associated with mentoring....

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Factors of mentor attrition from an after-school community-based mentoring program

This qualitative case study explores factors of mentor attrition from the perspective of 11 former mentors all of whom prematurely exited a community-based mentoring programme serving low-income African American girls....

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An ethnographic study of the introduction of internal supervisors to an internal coaching scheme

Coach supervision is currently a hot topic. With the support of coaching bodies, supervision is increasingly regarded as a requirement to practice as a coach. However, the evidence base specific to coach supervision to support its effectiveness is limited....

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The value of coaching supervision as a development process: Contribution to continued professional and personal wellbeing for executive coaches

Coaching supervision is a prerequisite for accreditation of executive coaches by coaching associations in the UK.  However, there is still considerable skepticism, caution, even ignorance about the nature and purpose of coaching supervision and many coaches do not engage....

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Complexity in coaching: A self-study of roles and relationships

Teacher development, whether in pre-service teacher education or in in-service coaching, is a complex and context-dependent enterprise.  As schools recognise the need to provide embedded and extended professional learning opportunities for novice and veteran teachers, the role of coaches has expanded....

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Multi-stakeholder contracting in executive/business coaching: an analysis of practice and recommendations for gaining maximum value

Multi-stakeholder contracting for coaching takes place in organisational settings worldwide. This article presents the results and implications of an international study which explored its use in executive and business coaching, with the aim of sharing best practice and achieving maximum value for all participants....

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Developing resilience and wellbeing for healthcare staff during organisational transition: The salutogenic approach

This paper evaluates the impact a resilience and wellbeing coaching programme had on staff working for the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK, during a time when they were considered to be at risk of ‘burnout’ whilst trying to deliver a high profile change in service delivery....

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Coaching for Emancipation: A framework for coaching in oppressive environments

 While coaching is establishing itself as an effective human development approach, there is limited understanding of the dynamics of coaching in the context of oppression....

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Professional development in coaching: towards a dynamic alliance of narrative and literature to transform the learning process

Coaching draws on disciplines such as psychology, management theory, and organisational development. From these disciplines, models that seek both focused solutions to problems and those that aim to effect transformative learning have been developed....

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