The Completely Revised Handbook of Coaching: A Developmental Approach

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The Completely Revised Handbook of Coaching: A Developmental Approach

The Completely Revised Handbook of Coaching focuses on the specific elements necessary in supporting masterful coaching. It provides seasoned and novice coaches with an overview of the essential elements required on the journey to mastery.

Essential elements include a thorough understanding of the key role of Self as Coach; a robust and agile Coaching Methodology, a review of Theories and Concepts informing the essential pillars of masterful coaching, holistic understanding of the client’s life through the lens of transitions, values and human systems, a look at the development of a coaching culture inside today’s organizations as well as the value of a coaching skill set for today’s managers; and finally all that’s required on the coach’s journey to mastery including consideration of the role of supervision in a coach’s development.

The Completely Revised Handbook of Coaching is written for:

  • Professional coaches interested in continuing to develop their coaching schools on the journey to mastery
  • Internal coaches inside organizations
  • Managers and supervisors in any organization or company who wish to add coaching to their leadership skillset
  • Professionals in allied fields who may want to add coaching skills to their portfolios
  • University professors wanting to create academic courses on coaching
  • Persons considering the field of coaching who want first to examine what the essential elements are in order to attain coach mastery
  • Human resource and organizational development professionals who want to gain a more in-depth understanding of the field of coaching


“A welcome and comprehensive update of the original Handbook, this theoretically grounded, yet highly practical book presents important integrative coaching models that deal with complex coaching issues in an easy-to-read way. This book will be of use to novices and experienced coaches alike.”

—Anthony M. Grant, Ph.D., coauthor, Evidence Based Coaching Handbook; faculty, University of Sydney


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