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Coached to lead
A guide to executive coaching for leaders or those aspiring to leadership positions. Includes how to determine your coaching readiness, how to choose the right coach and how to use a five-step coaching model. Covers common issues as well as not-so-obvious situations and troubleshooting.
Coaching and mentoring
A book on coaching and mentoring for those who want to help people learn more effectively. It examines how to create practical conversations to improve learning and encourage personal development. It also explores ways in which people interact to help support and improve performance.
Designing workplace mentoring programs: an evidence-based approach
The book includes chapters on planning and providing infrastructure for mentoring, participant recruitment and selection, matching mentors with proteges, training, the mentoring process, programme evaluation.
Developing employee talent to perform: people power
The book offers strategies for talent management that will lead to optimal performance. It includes chapters on understanding staff dynamics, brand management, and developing talents an intangible resources. It includes illustrative examples of successful talent management in the real world.
Executive coaching: how to choose, use and maximize value for yourself and your team
The book provides guidance on executive coaching and mentoring. It demonstrates what to expect from a coach, how to identify a good one, and how to take the greatest benefit from their advice.
Great answers to tough CV problems: CV secrets from a top career coach
Covers the purpose of CVs, their role in recruitment, personal brand management, researching employers, communication and presentation skills, formatting CVs, covering letters, and performing live presentations for interviewers. It also includes several template CVs for a variety of job markets and circumstances.
The parenting factor
The article examines how companies can use mentoring to improve the talent among its employees and those it wishes to recruit or retain. Particular attention is given to the challenges associated with employee returning from parental leave and the transition process for these employees. To ensure talent is productive, it suggests mentoring that addresses the specific needs of employees..
We get our coaching expertise through an app
The article discusses the financial technology firm Reciept Bank and its use of a mobile application and a cloud-based platform to train new employees and get them up to a certain experience level as quickly as possible.
The problem with diversity programs
The authors argue that the usual methods of improving workplace diversity actually decrease the proportion of women and minorities in management.
Coaching programs get new partners off to a great start
The importance of coaching in helping partners transition to their new role successfully.
Overcoming the toughest common coaching challenges
Advice for managers on coaching employees you find particularly 'challenging'.
Find out how your business could benefit from working with a mentor.
Many business owners like to seek advice to help steer them through difficult trading periods or to plan their firms' development. A business mentor can help you come to the right decisions for your firm. Kate Horstead finds out when turning to a mentor makes sense.
Many business owners like to seek advice to help steer them through difficult trading periods or to plan their firms’ development. A small-business mentor can help you come to the right decisions. So when should you turn to a mentor?
The Government is replacing the Business Link advisers in November. Does this mean accessing support for your small business will become more difficult? And shouldn’t you rather be looking for a professional to help you run your business, asks Clare Bullock
Business mentoring is often talked about as a way for owner-managers to improve their personal, as well as their business, performance. But can it really get results?
Running a growing business means keeping on top of every aspect of your enterprise, from product development to supplier contracts. But even the most knowledgeable and hardworking entrepreneur can falter when it comes to persuading employees to share their own dedication to the venture.
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.
CABA: Careers microsite
Dedicated careers support from the Chartered Accountants' Benevolent Association, focusing on their number one area of enquiry - work. The microsite offers a range of resources, including career coaching, to support members and their families through all stages of their careers.