Resources / Great Books

?Coaching

Laura Whitworth
Henry Kimsey-House
Phil Sandahl

 

Coactive Coaching
A thorough and deep introduction to coaching. A wise book full of ideas. Written by the founders of CTI- the coaching training institute.

 

John Whitmore

 

Coaching for performance
A good book to start with. It describes the coaching model GROW. GROW gives a structure for a coaching session- Goal, Reality, Options, Will - leading to commitment and action.

Julia Cameron

 

The Artist's Way - A spiritual path to higher creativity
An inspiring twelve week program to tap into higher creativity in life and at work.


Myles Downey

 

Effective Coaching - Lessons from the coach's coach
Another very good book about coaching. Good explanations and examples.

Rick Carson

 

Taming Your Gremlin
The gremlin is a metaphor for the subpersonality in all of us who stops us from really stepping into our power and potential. The gremlin is the internal critic, the judge, etc.

W. Timothy Gallwey

 

The Inner Game of Work - Overcoming mental obstacles for maximum performance
Tim Gallwey is one of the great teachers of coaching of our time. It is a must to have read something by him.


Susanne Gjerde

 

Coaching - Vad Varför Hur
A good Swedish book about coaching.

David Meggison
David Clutterbuck

 

Further Techniques For Coaching And Mentoring
A practical, pragmatic guide offering a portfolio of approaches for coaches.

Byron Katie

 

Loving what is (Älska livet som det är)
The work of Byron Katie is a deeply transformative process of inquiry. It is principally based on four questions:
1. Is it true?
2. Can you absolutely know that it's true?
3. How do you react when you believe that thought?
4. Who would you be without the thought?

Wendy Palmer

 

The Intuitive Body - Discovering the Wisdom of Conscious Embodiment and Aikido
Wendy is a role model for how to handle challenges in life and in organizations by being balanced and centered, using the techniques of Aikido.

Anthony Robbins

 

Unlimited Power (Din gränslösa styrka)
Anthony Robbins presents skills that will be helpful for more successful living. The work is principally based on NLP. It is about how we can use our inner power and how to change fears into strengths.

Tom Rath

 

Strengthsfinder 2.0
Gallup has identified 32 strengths. The book gives an access code to a web-based assessment.

Marshall B Rosenberg

 

Nonviolent Communication: A language of life
A wonderful book about effective communications skills. NVC guides us to reframe how we express ourselves, how we hear others and resolve conflicts by focusing our consciousness.