Changing Business, Transforming Lives
With its third updated edition, Co-Active Coaching remains the bible of coaching guides. Written with a powerful, distinctive approach, no other book gives you the tools, the skills and the fundamentals needed to succeed in these delicate relationships. -- Stephen R. Covey, best-selling author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Co-Active Coaching should be required reading for every manager or employee who wants to succeed in the workplace. -- Marshall Goldsmith, author of the New York Times best-sellers MOJO and What Got You Here Won't Get You There Co-Active Coaching exudes the catalytic power to transform your organization and your life. Read it, savor it and practice it to become a purpose-filled leader of life! -- Kevin Cashman, best-selling author, Leadership from the Inside Out and Awakening the Leader Within Transformational change in ourselves, or in the teams, organizations, and companies we lead is ultimately all about relationships. The third edition of Co-Active Coaching, by the eloquent and compassionate founders of The Coaches Training Institute, will give you the tools, the skills, the strategies and the ethical frameworks to achieve the powerful goals of this work: Changing lives and changing the world. -- Celeste Schenck, President, American University of Paris Co-Active Coaching insightfully reveals how to unlock a person s potential and enlighten their past, present and future. It's a must-read for all self-empowered senior executives. -- Michael Cheah, former President of Xian Janssen Pharmaceutical, China (A Johnson & Johnson Group of Companies) Coaching basics are an essential skill set for any manager or leader who is interested in developing other people, so I use Co-Active Coaching material in most of the MBA courses I teach. Without fail, it engages the hearts and minds of people who care about acquiring meaningful and effective skills they can immediately put to use. -- Heidi Brooks, Ph.D., Director of Yale School of Management Mentoring Program, Lecturer at Yale School of Management, Clinical Assistant Professor at Yale School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry I applaud the new edition of this definitive text on transformational coaching. The authors and the visionary network they lead provide an effective methodology to work with change at personal and organizational levels. This is a must-read for professionals who value the process of discovery, awareness, and choice that empowers people to find their own inner wisdom and to act in service to make a better world for all. -- Lynne Twist, Author, The Soul of Money, Founder, Soul of Money Institute, and Co-Founder, The Pachamama Alliance When designing our ICF ACTP coach certification program, we never considered any textbook other than Co-Active Coaching. This is the best, most comprehensive book for teaching the relevant skills of coaching. It should be required reading for all coach-specific training programs in any environment (profit, non-profit, executive, teams, etc.). With the enhancements made in the third edition, we look forward to incorporating this edition into our required reading list. -- Donna Billings, PCC and Co-founder, Professional Coach Certification Program, Duquesne University School of Leadership and Professional Advancement
Henry Kimsey-House is one of the first professional coaches in the field. He is the cofounder and lead designer of the provocative, experiential training programs of The Coaches Training Institute (CTI). Karen Kimsey-House is the cofounder and CEO of The Coaches Training Institute and among the earliest recognised luminaries in the coaching profession. She founded CTI in 1992 with Laura Whitworth and Henry Kimsey-House. Together they created the Co-Active philosophy of relationships that informs CTI's world-renowned coaching and leadership programs. As a co-founder of Team Coaching International (TCI), Phil Sandahl was an internationally recognized consultant/coach, trainer, and author. In his role as CEO and Chief Coaching Officer, Phil was responsible for the design and delivery of all TCI training worldwide, He coached teams in North America, Europe, and Asia, including at Bank of America, Cisco, Bayer, ING, the US Navy and US State Department. His legacy as an author includes co-authoring the worldwide bestseller, Co-Active Coaching. Laura Whitworth was the creator of the Co-Active Model with Henry Kimsey-House and Karen Kimsey-House and a recognised leader in the development of the coaching profession. A founding partner of Team Coaching International and a co-developer of the Team Diagnostic (TM) suite of diagnostic tools, Alexis Phillips has worked with teams and team development for more than 20 years. She has served a full spectrum of clients, including: Oracle, Microsoft, Corbis, ITP, Compaq Computer and Market Tools. Alexis is the co-founder of the Team and Work Group Coaching (SIG) for the International Coach Federation. She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and the American Society for Training & Development.