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A Glance At My Coaching Library

When I made the decision to become a Life Coach and invest in my career path, I was overwhelmed with how many books there were on the subject (and that’s not including all the personal development books out there)!


I spent a wee fortune on buying coaching related books that would support me in understanding my clients challenges, goals and mindset or would guide me to build an ethical and professional coaching practice.


Sitting on my bookshelves I have approximately 70 coaching books! Many I have read from cover to cover and over again. Some, I dip into for relevant information. One or two I struggle to follow and there are a few yet to be read.


Here is a list of my 'go-to' and 'love 'em' books that helped me grow personally and professionally and been the topic of many interesting conversations!


To help you on your coaching path I have linked them to Amazon.com for easy access.


The HeART of Laser-Focused Coaching: A Revolutionary Approach to Masterful Coaching by Marion Franklin


The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever by Michael Bungay Stanier


Coaching for Performance Fifth Edition: The Principles and Practice of Coaching and Leadership by Sir John Whitmore


The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life by Mark Manson

Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear


Coaching Questions: A Coach's Guide to Powerful Asking Skills by Tony Stoltzfus


Becoming a Professional Life Coach: Lessons from the Institute of Life Coach Training, 2nd Edition by Patrick Williams, Diane S. Menendez


Coach the Person, Not the Problem: A Guide to Using Reflective Inquiry by Marcia Reynolds


Professional Coaching Competencies: The Complete Guide by Damian Goldvarg; Patricia Mathews; Norma Perel and Jeffrey E. Auerbach


Co-Active Coaching, Fourth Edition: The proven framework for transformative conversations at work and in life by Karen Kimsey-House, Henry Kimsey-House


Law and Ethics in Coaching: How to Solve and Avoid Difficult Problems in Your Practice by Patrick Williams and Sharon K. Anderson


Adaptive Coaching: The Art and Practice of a Client-Centered Approach to Performance Improvement by Terry R. Bacon PhD and Laurie Voss PhD


Positive Intelligence: Why Only 20% of Teams and Individuals Achieve Their True Potential AND HOW YOU CAN ACHIEVE YOURS by Shirzad Chamine


Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts. by Brené Brown


The Conscious Parent: Transforming Ourselves, Empowering Our Children by Dr. Shefali Tsabary


Find Your Why: A Practical Guide for Discovering Purpose for You and Your Team by Simon Sinek


30 Days - Change Your Habits, Change Your Life: A Couple of Simple Steps Every Day to Create the Life You Want by Marc Reklau


Humankind A Hopeful History & Utopia for Realists And How We Can Get There By Rutger Bregman 2 Books Collection Set


Emotional Intelligence 2.0 by Travis’s Bradberry


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