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Coaching and mentoring

A collection of books, articles and guides on coaching and mentoring for those wanting to improve their skills or find a mentor.

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  • eBooks
  • Online articles
  • Small Business Update
  • Useful links
  • Books and articles from the library

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Featured eBook

Improve your coaching and training skills
Forsyth, Patrick (Kogan Page, 2008)

The book contains practical guidelines to help you develop your staff. Ideal for busy managers who don't have human resources support, it will help you to boost staff effectiveness through coaching and training. Key content includes: why development matters, on-the-job coaching, mentoring, developing a formal training method, conducting a training session and assessing on-going effectiveness.

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Featured article

Find the coaching in criticism: The right ways to receive feedback

For the past 20 years we've coached executives on difficult conversations, and we've found that almost everyone, from new hires to C-suite veterans, struggles with receiving feedback. But there's good news, too: The skills needed to receive feedback well are distinct and learnable.

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eBooks

The Library provides full text access to a selection of key business and reference eBooks from leading publishers. eBooks are available to logged-in ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users.

Improve your coaching and training skills
Forsyth, Patrick (Kogan Page, 2008)
The book contains practical guidelines to help you develop your staff. Ideal for busy managers who don't have human resources support, it will help you to boost staff effectiveness through coaching and training. Key content includes: why development matters, on-the-job coaching, mentoring, developing a formal training method, conducting a training session and assessing on-going effectiveness.

Executive coaching: How to choose, use and maximize value for yourself and your team
McAdam, Stuart (Thorogood Publishing, 2005)
The book provides an insight into executive coaching for those who: are contemplating a career move and becoming an executive coach, are considering using the executive coaching process for their organisation, are considering using – or asking their organisation for – an executive coach for themselves. The author emphasises the importance of commitment from coach, individual and the organisation if coaching is to be of real benefit.

Coaching and mentoring
Parsloe, Eric; Leedham, Melville (Kogan Page, 2009)
This book examines how to create conversations which encourage personal development and explores ways in which people interact to help support and improve performance.

Terms of use: You are permitted to access, download, copy, or print out content from eBooks for your own research or study only, subject to the terms of use set by our suppliers and any restrictions imposed by individual publishers. Please see individual supplier pages for full terms of use.

Online articles

The library provides access to a range of articles in full text from leading business, finance and management journals. Access to articles is provided subject to suppliers' terms of use.

Five reasons you may not need a coach

Executive coaching has been helpful to many, but there are some situations where coaching might not be the best choice.

The rise of executive coaching

Article looking at executive coaching with information on how learning leaders can maximize its value.

Find the coaching in criticism: The right ways to receive feedback

Criticism is never easy to take, but learning to pull value from it is essential to your career development and success.

Finding your own replacements

To develop the next generation of leaders, firms must guide and mentor their new staff. Expose them to the business community and allow them to assist with a wide variety of work so that they have opportunities to develop professionally.

Small Business Update

Small Business Update is a monthly magazine for SMEs with articles covering the latest regulatory developments, practical advice and hot topics.

Useful links

Mentoring and executive coaching
Find out about the ICAEW programme for future leaders of the finance profession.

One-to-one career advice service
Whether you're looking for advice on taking your career in a new direction or need help creating a stand-out CV, ICAEW's career consultancy service offers personalised advice for the accountancy and finance market.

Coaching and mentoring network
Service both for people who provide coaching or mentoring services and for those seeking them.

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