Coaching with Spirit: Allowing Success to Emerge

Coaching with Spirit: Allowing Success to Emerge

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Overview

Coaching with Spirit is an uncommon resource that shows you how to enhance your effectiveness by integrating spirituality into your professional interactions with clients. Written for coaches and managers-of all types and levels of expertise-this book is not a primer on spirituality but rather it is a guide that suggests practical ways you can get into "the zone" and welcome Spirit into your coaching business. Author Teri-E Belf outlines a plan of action for breathing new life into your coaching style and provides the guide you need to perform the following CPR on your coaching business:
* Connection— increase connection with yourself, your client, and the whole
* Present— be fully available in the present moment
* Responsible— able to respond and be accountable for your choices

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780787960483
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 07/29/2002
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 7.26(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.14(d)

About the Author

Terri-E Belf— coach, coach trainer, speaker, and author— is the founder of SUN (Success Unlimited Networkâ), and ICF-accredited coach training school, and a coaching community comprised of coaching professionals committed to their spiritual practice.

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Table of Contents

Foreword.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

Chapter 1: The Relationship Between Coaching and Spirituality.

Coaching.

Spirituality.

Coaching and Spirituality.

The Path to Coaching with Spirit.

The Three Grounded Principles of Coaching with Spirit.

Chapter 2: Connection with Self.

Seven Magic Words and the Wizard's Belief.

Do to Be and Do to Do.

Three-Step Approach.

The Voice of Spirit Is Intuition.

Encompassing Me and My Shadow.

Chapter 3: Connection with the Client.

Encompassment.

The Question.

Summary.

Chapter 4: Connection with the Whole.

Synchronicity Is Purpose Behind Circumstances.

Cycles, Circles, and the Dip.

Metaphors Facilitate Connection.

Spirit in the Environment.

Summary.

Chapter 5: The Present Moment.

Making a Different Difference.

Spirit's Physiological Presence.

Expectancy.

Using Humor.

Neutrality.

Embodied Spirit.

Chapter 6: Responsibility.

Thoughts and Beliefs.

Action.

For Managers Only.

Summary.

Chapter 7: Marketing Coaching with Spiritual Fluidity.

Four Ways Spirituality Enhances Marketing Effectiveness.

The Toughest Coaching Choices.

The Six Steps to Fluidly Market Coaching with Spirit.

Summary.

Chapter 8: Executive Coaching with Spirit.

Personal Purposefulness.

Acknowledgment.

Executives Talk About Feelings.

Connection.

Executives Have It All.

Competencies Used to Coach Executives.

Summary.

Chapter 9: International Coaching with Spirit.

Stories from Five Countries.

Summary.

Chapter 10: Coach Leader Perspectives on Coaching with Spirit.

Fourteen Coach Leaders' Viewpoints.

Coaching Pointers.

Summary.

Chapter 11: Fanning the Embers of Client Transformation.

Ten Examples.

Summary.

Chapter 12: Stoking the Fire: Coaching with Spirit Learning Communities.

Coaching Learning Communities.

The Newfield Network.

Professional Coaches and Mentors Association (PCMA).

Success Unlimited Network (SUN).

Turn Down the Heat.

Epilogue: What's Next? The Space for Coaching.

Appendix: Coaching with Spirit Assessment.

Bibliography.

About the Author.

About the Contributors.

Index.

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