The SAGE Handbook of Coaching presents a comprehensive, global view of the discipline, identifying the current issues and practices, as well as mapping out where the discipline is going. The Handbook is organized into six thematic sections: Part One: Positioning Coaching as a Discipline Part Two: Coaching as a Process Part Three: Common Issues in Coaching Part Four: Coaching in Contexts Part Five: Researching Coaching Part Six: Development of Coaches It provides the perfect reference point for graduate students, scholars, educators and researchers wishing to familiarize themselves with current research and debate in the academic and influential practitioners' literature on coaching.

Coaching for Resilience and Well-being

Coaching for Resilience and Well-being

Coaching for Resilience and Well-being
Carmelina Lawton-Smith

Personal resilience has been described as the capacity to maintain or recover high levels of well-being in the face of life adversity (Ryff et al., 1998). Recent research suggests that coaching can support resilience, with Grant et al. (2009) finding that a solution-focused coaching programme enhanced manager resilience, despite this not being the aim of the intervention. It appears, therefore, that coaching may already be having an effect on resilience, even when this is not the stated aim. As such, it is important that coaches appreciate the possible impact of their current work, and how they might effectively enhance resilience or well-being when required. A number of texts have emerged to support coaches that ...

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