James Wright is an author and contributing author of titles such as:
Kid Pro Quo™ is an insightful, step-by-step coaching approach for parents. It explains precisely how we can become emotionally intelligent ‘Parent-Coaches’ and invites us to dance that fine line between praise and challenge, as we attempt to grow our children towards confident, cheerful adulthood. How many of us (just occasionally) have noticed ourselves relating to our children through a filter of, “You have a problem” or even “You are the problem”? In this ‘must-read’ for parents, James Mackenzie Wright leads us to connect with our children through new words and new eyes. Now as Parent-Coaches we will see only infinite potential – why would anyone want to see otherwise?
A story written to help young people look at and discuss grief and bereavement from an enlightened perspective.
In ‘Seven For A Secret’ Holly and George sneak out of a gloomy bereavement party, held in memory of their sister Helen, who had died suddenly, a year earlier. Outside they meet six mischievous Magpies who whisk them away on a magical adventure to meet Helen in an unimaginably beautiful other-world. Here they come to understand how to live through their loss in a positive, playful and productive way.
The timeless secrets of the universe are revealed to them from all sorts of unexpected encounters: Old Harry – Helen’s kind, eccentric Guide; the dashing Jody – a young Kite-surfing expert; an Angel, the ever-present magpies, a Rock, a Lake, the Wind and many other colourful characters, who guide them towards an empowering and calm acceptance of life’s challenges, choices and delights.
For more information visit: www.sevenforasecret.org.uk
Effective performance coaching can help individuals and organizations achieve their maximum potential, tackle challenges and reach specific goals. It leads to personal and professional development, improves productivity, performance and motivation, and helps to create a work/life balance.
Best Practice in Performance Coaching is both an introduction for anyone thinking of becoming or hiring a coach – whether private or corporate – and a reference guide for experienced coaches.
A practical guide to the ‘what’ and the ‘how’ of performance coaching, it covers a broad range of topics from the personal and executive angle and explains the structure of a coaching relationship.
The book contains extensive guidance on coaching techniques and the best-known and emerging models and tools as well as advice on how to train as a coach, how to run a coaching practice and how to structure coaching sessions. Complete with worksheets and exercises, evaluations and international case studies, this is a thorough guide to performance coaching.