Blending theory and practice, with examples and exercises, the book is aimed at professionals from a range of backgrounds, whether therapeutic, educational or business in orientation, who want to expand and transfer their skills to the coaching profession. It is essential reading for all coaching and mentoring courses.
Chapter 5: Motivation and Transformation: Ways That Minds Change
Motivation and Transformation: Ways That Minds Change
What makes an individual or team tick? This is a question that will interest every coach. Once an individual or team can identify how they work, they can explore what resources are needed to motivate them to optimum performance. This enables them to put their preferred level of energy and enterprise into their lives or business, and makes significant differences to performance.
In this chapter, we outline some of the theoretical perspectives which inform this process and enable the coach to see practical ways to help their clients make changes in lifestyle and working life. If the understanding of learning is key to change and transformation, then the next logical connection is to ...