Narrative Coaching: The Definitive Guide to Bringing New Stories to Life
REAL CHANGE IN REAL TIME--THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO WORKING WITH PEOPLE'S STORIES IN COACHING This is a rare book; it is grounded in both a deep academic rigor and a deep personal understanding of how people change. It is a treasure chest of information and insights based in over twenty years of experience. It will enable you to get to the crux of people's issues in less time and help them make significant shifts in the moment. This book is an indispensable resource for anyone who works with people's stories and wants to develop themselves so they have more impact. The tools and models are presented in simple and clear language. However, there is a depth here that offers a limitless guide for your learning. Narrative Coaching is timely because it works at the level of identities, addresses the collective narratives that shape our stories, and expands the roles and modalities we can use to bring about transformational change with individuals and teams. What is new in this edition: It goes deeper into attachment theory and applied mindfulness It offers design thinking as a framework for adult development It shows how change is a naturally human and integrative process It offers more examples and cases, e.g., how to coach without goals This book will both challenge you and inspire you to think in new ways about what is possible in your life and in your practice.