Coaching Yourself

by Melanie Greene

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Understanding how you go about learning and changing your behaviour will assist you in coaching yourself.

Feedback, Appraisals, Performance Management

These topics might give you more insight into how coaching yourself fits into these organisational processes.

Transactional Analysis

Action Learning Sets

360 Degree Feedback



Coach yourself: it’s your life, what are you going to do with it

Anthony Grant and Jane Greene, published by Momentum, 2004, 288 pages

This book can act as a great support to your self coaching by assisting you in understanding the process of change and how to become your own coach. It also explores motivation, co-coaching and staying on track.

Your pocket life coach: ten minutes a day to transform your life and your work

Carole Gaskell, published by Harper Collins, 2001, 160 pages

Another book to support your self coaching process. Either dip into it or work through the chapters that include: jump start the next phase in your life; boost your confidence; tackle your obstacles; take action, and maintain momentum.

You can have what you want

Michael Neill, published by Hay House, 2006, 256 pages

Michael Neill has a very successful weekly email coaching newsletter with a readership of over 10,000 people. This is his first book distilling some of the wisdom from his weekly writings. He explores how we can have a successful life and how to overcome the common obstacles to success eg: time, fear, motivation, other people skill etc.

Manage yourself, manage your life: simple NLP techniques for success and happiness

Ian Mc Dermott and Ian Shircore, published by Piatkus Books 1999, 200 pages

The sub-title of this book is ‘Vital NLP techniques for personal well being and professional success.’ It includes sections on beginnings, transitions and endings, as well as focussing on particular aspects of life: health, wealth, relationships, work and joie de vivre.


You can also contact the author directly: Melanie Greene