‘Great Coaching Questions’
A new book by Nick Howell
Great Coaching Questions combines Nick’s vast experience as a coach, coach and mentor trainer, his work with organisational leaders, managers and coaches and involvement with leadership and coaching qualifications.
Great Coaching Questions is for you if:
You are new to coaching and you are trying to get your head around what questions to ask and how to ask them in your coaching sessions.
You are a more established coach but want a resource to help you both reflect and challenge on your own questions, techniques and approaches.
Recognise your questions are getting a little stale, repetitive or you are getting into poor habits.
You are a business or team leader and recognise that your telling, directive approach to people isn’t reaping the engagement and performance of your employees and you want to embrace a more coaching style.
You are a leader who wants to up their communication game and have more meaningful conversations and relationships.
You are someone facing work challenges and you want to examine these and shape your own solutions and ways forward.
You simply want to improve how you communicate at work!
Great Coaching Questions is a simple and handy, ‘pick up and put down’ reference guide around coaching and leadership questions.
Great Coaching Questions can be used to:
Increase the quality and value of questions used in everyday workplace conversations.
Stimulate thought about questions in coaching and leadership conversations.
Enable coaches and leaders to reflect on and learn from their own questioning habits and experiences.
Allow specific coaching and leadership situations to be scrutinised and help identify potential approaches and questions.
When faced with ‘stuckness’ in situations develop a repertoire of questions to explore, understand and remove this.
Support people new to coaching to develop confidence and competence around their own question development for good practices.
Be a companion text to coach development programmes and training. Allowing candidates to comfortably prepare for their coaching practice.
Enable those who wish to self-coach to resolve workplace situations and challenges, by providing a structure and specific questions.
Great Coaching Questions is a coaching and leadership resource which examines various stages and aspects of coaching and leadership conversations.
It offers over 2000 powerful people orientated questions that can be reflected on, explored, considered and brought to life in your people conversations.
The questions can also simply be used to stimulate the coach’s or leaders own thoughts around questions and questioning.
The book shares hints tips and ideas that can be applied when using the questions.
Throughout the book the reader will find themselves visualising their own situations and experiences with clients and employees, and consider how best to identify and apply their own questions.