Stop being haunted by doubt and discomfort. Discover how to quickly create safety and connection so your clients accept when you challenge their thinking. Then know what to say that evokes the creative flashes of insight that change their minds and lives forever.
Read Breakthrough Coaching to unlock access to:
- 5 Modules of learning and discovery
- 19 Resource Tools and 5 Practice Exercises
- Coaching case studies and examples
- And so much more
No longer will you worry “can I really say that?” or “should I have said more?” Instead, you’ll be able to reveal deep desires and dreams, shine a light on blind spots and mental blocks, and open your client's minds to new perspectives that make their new stories ripe with possibilities - in less than an hour of your time together!
Marcia reads a book excerpt that looks at the power of reflecting emotional shifts and reactions, and how to then coach clients to claim what they now see.
"The promise of this book is that we all learn more each time we read it about how to meet each other in wisdom, love, and joyful connection."
- Alan Briskin, Ph.D., author of The Stirring of Soul in the Workplace and co-author of Bringing Your Soul to Work and The Power of Collective Wisdom
What You Will Learn From This Book
Go further on your path of mastery with new insights to strengthen your presence and skills, resources to support your learning, and exercises you can share with your colleagues to joyfully learn together.
Deepen your understanding of the skills you use
Don't just practice the competencies; know why you call on specific skills so your results are more profound. Then with practice, you know where to go without thinking to artfully bring the new awareness to the light.
Debug the client's mental operating system
Reveal what causes interruptions in “knowing” and uncover the social needs and conflicts of values that blind clients from seeing a clear path forward. When these blind spots are revealed, what is conceivable comes to light.
Demystify the science and art of coaching
Learn what the latest research teaches about coaching, neuroscience, and learning so you claim the value of the unique transformational process of coaching .
Take your coaching to a new level
Get detailed guidelines, case studies, explorations of reflections and questions, and methods that deepen the quality of your presence and the impact of your skills.
Clearly demonstrate the power of coaching
Define and show the power of coaching to others and differentiate coaching from other professions and leadership roles. Applying what you learn will change many lives, making the world a better place for all.
"This is a profoundly helpful book, a blueprint for building a powerful and purposeful coach-client relationship. You'll work less hard and have more impact!"
- Michael Bungay Stanier, author of the WSJ bestseller The Coaching Habit
“Marcia masterfully presents clear solutions to the core challenges we face as coaches, and practical insights for how to take our coaching to an even deeper level.”
- Deb Giffen, MCC, Director, Executive Programs, Wharton Executive Education
"“Marcia teaches how to apply neuroscience and emotional intelligence to use your
presence to create powerful results. If you want breakthroughs in your coaching, this book will guide you to it.-."
- Marion Franklin, MS, MCC Author of “The HeART of Laser-Focused Coaching
"Marcia's training with our internal team of coaches was tremendously impactful. There were three key benefits. Firstly, it improved our ability to coach leaders and navigate difficult conversations with more confidence and effectiveness; secondly, through increasing our awareness of listening with brain, heart and gut we are better coaches; and thirdly, it brought us closer as a team by fostering more trust and openness. "
- Amee Olson, Director, Coaching and Executive Development
“Packed with leading-edge insights to help all coaches deliver their work more effectively.
I hope every coach in the world reads this book.”
—JOHN MATTONE, bestselling author of The Executive Coach’s Handbook
About the Author - A World-Renowned "Coach's Coach"
Marcia Reynolds, PsyD, Master Certified Coach
Dr. Marcia Reynolds is passionate about teaching people around the world how to engage in powerful conversations that activate positive change. From government agencies and large multi-national companies, to coaching programs in Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the Americas, she is constantly invited to present on fresh new ways to move forward on the path of coaching mastery.
Marcia is a pioneer in the coaching profession. She was the 5th global president of the International Coaching Federation and inducted into their Circle of Distinction for her years of service to the global coaching community. She is recognized by Global Gurus as one of the top five coaches in the world and is the creater of the renowned Coaching.com program, Breakthrough Coaching.
Before launching her own business, her greatest success came from designing the employee development program for a global semiconductor company facing bankruptcy. Within three years, the company became the #1 stock market success in 1993. She attributes the success to improving communications and establishing the foundation for building a coaching culture.
Interviews and excerpts from her books, Coach the Person, Not the Problem; The Discomfort Zone: How Leaders Turn Difficult Conversations into Breakthroughs; Outsmart Your Brain; and Wander Woman: How High Achieving Women Find Contentment and Direction and have appeared in many places including Fast Company, Forbes.com, CNN.com, Psychology Today, The Globe and Mail, and The Wall Street Journal and she has appeared in business magazines in Europe, Asia and on ABC World News.
Besides hiking, Marcia’s favorite pastime is learning. She holds a doctorate in organizational psychology and two master’s degrees in learning psychology and communications.
Marcia is passionate about how coaching contributes to making the world a better place for all.