The Coaching Manual: The Definitive Guide to The Process, Principles and Skills of Personal Coaching, 4th edition

  • Julie Starr

The Coaching Manual

ISBN-13:  9781292084978

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Translated around the world, and recommended reading on many coaching programmes this

bestselling book is trusted globally as the definitive guide to coaching.

This carefully revised edition will guide you through the entire process from first meeting to when

coaching ends, with methods, tips and techniques that simply work.

  •  Understand and develop the core skills and beliefs of an effective coach
  •  Know how to ask insightful questions that deliver valuable answers
  •  Gain practical help to plan coaching assignments that accelerate and improve your results
  •  Adeptly handle the main barriers to great coaching 
  •  Feel fully confident in your ability to coach in any situation

Whether you’re new to coaching or already an experienced coach, you’ll find clear guidance and

principles to help you coach more effectively and with greater impact.


To support you further The Coaching Manual has a range of free to download resources – templates,

tools and checklists – available now at


"Full of important information that all coaches just need to know! I would absolutely recommend this book to any coach, neophyte or experienced."


Cherie Carter-Scott, Ph.D. MCC, Author of If Life is a Game, These are the Rules, Transformational Life Coaching and 15 other titles


"The definitive resource for aspiring as well as seasoned coaches. No one has brought to life the nuts and bolts better than Julie Starr."


Marshall Goldsmith, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Triggers, Mojo and What Got You Here Won't Get You There

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Table of contents

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Chapter 1 – Introduction

Chapter 2 – Collaborative Coaching

Chapter 3 – Coaching Principles or Beliefs

Chapter 4 – Fundamental Skills of Coaching

Chapter 5 – Barriers to Coaching

Chapter 6 – Coaching Conversations: The Coaching Path

Chapter 7 – Coaching Assignment: Structure and Process

Chapter 8 – Emotional Maturity and Coaching

Chapter 9 – Becoming a Coach

Chapter 10 – Consolidate Your Learning


Toolkit – Practise Coaching Behaviours and Build Assignments



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Published by FT Press (January 20th 2016) - Copyright © 2016