Mentoring Young Entrepreneurs: What Leads to Success?

Youth Business International (YBI) has helped a significant number of young entrepreneurs through its network of business programmes worldwide. It provides young people who have little more than a bright idea and the determination to succeed with a start-up loan and the services of a volunteer mentor....

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The Coaching Scorecard: a holistic approach to evaluating the benefits of business coaching.

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Leadership Coaching as Design Conversation

This paper seeks to bridge and integrate the disciplined and rigorous practice of Design Conversation with the professional practice of coaching within the organisational setting. Argument is made that coaching is uniquely positioned to serve as a tool and process for facilitating genuine and effective dialogue at the organisational level....

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Understanding the experience of experience: a practical model of reflective practice for Coaching.

Coaching is inherently a reflective process. Constructivist theories of learning are well established and greatly inform thinking on coaching. The coaching practitioner literature promotes activities and offers many tools to aid reflection....

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Group supervision for coaches: is it worthwhile? A study of the process in a major professional organisation.

This study sought to understand whether supervision provides real value to coaches by observing the experiences of group supervision for internal coaches in a professional organisation.  All participants appreciated the networking learning and support gained from supervision but the work valued most by them related to cas...

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Implicit theories of courage.

What is courage? This question garners significant interest and attention but little empirical research. An operational definition of courage is essential to good research yet no consensus definition has fully emerged....

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Competencies of the Executive Coach

This is an excerpt from The Executive Coaching Handbook which addresses the definition of executive coaching and competencies required.

Developing and measuring the emotional intelligence of leaders.

The purpose of this study is to empirically test whether it is possible to deliberately develop emotional intelligence (EI) as conceptualized in the Mayer and Salovey model....

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