Some of our coaching sessions are conducted using videoconferencing. If you have a session or a call planned, you can access our virtual meeting room here. “Knock” on the door to get in.
There are many books on coaching – and even more on the subjects that overlap such as psychology, psychotherapy and communication. To help provide an introduction to the subject, attached is a list of books that I have found useful.
Coaching is based on trust, and all coaches follow a strict code of ethics. The Association for Coaching and the EMCC have defined a set of ethical principles that all their members must adhere to. This sets the principles on confidentiality, conflict of interest and duty of care that I use as a basis for my coaching practice.
Effective leadership is critical to the success of any organisation and there is a lot of discussion as to what this means in practice. Henley Business School published a report earlier this year which looked at what was required of leaders in the future. They asked existing leaders – and some high potential leaders of tomorrow for their views and combined this with some of the latest academic perspectives. The report is available here.
Investment in people is critical to the success of any organisation. Earlier this year Henley surveyed 446 senior managers on what they saw as their priorities and how they were implementing their programme. One key finding was that Coaching was seen as the most effective way of helping senior managers develop their capabilities. More details are below.
Schiltron Associates also works with a number of other advisory companies. These include :
The Scala Group is an HR consulting firm, specialising in leadership and talent management. Services include leadership assessment and development as well as executive coaching and mentoring. Scala operate internationally through a multi-lingual, multi-disciplinary team, using the latest profiling tools to provide customised solutions.
Fibre are learning and development specialists who provide consulting, bespoke training courses and coaching. Clients include BT, Savilles, Tetley and the OFT who have benefitted from the breadth of expertise in the Fibre team, expertly delivered in training sessions or coaching interventions.
DD Consulting specialises in M&A integration and divestments using a global network of senior experts. They have worked with clients in all sectors, supporting them through all stages of a merger and acquisition, defining integration and carve-out plans, and executing them.
TMARA offer a well defined process to help business unlock the market value from innovation. Their methodology converts a “nice-to-have’ innovation, into a market ‘must-have’, by creating an offer the market cannot refuse. Customers include start-up businesses challenging the status quo – as well as large corporates who are trying to drive innovation in their businesses.