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About the author

International speaker, writer and broadcaster Carol Wilson is Managing Director of Culture at Work and a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership & Management, the Professional Speaking Association and the Association for Coaching, where she is a member of the Global Advisory Panel.

A cross-cultural expert, she designs and delivers programmes to create coaching cultures for corporate and public sector organisations worldwide and has won awards for coaching and writing.

She is the author of ‘Performance Coaching: A Complete Guide to Best Practice Coaching and Training’, now in its third edition and featuring Forewords by Sir Richard Branson and Sir John Whitmore, and ‘The Work and Life of David Grove: Clean Language and Emergent Knowledge’.

She has contributed to several other books and published over 60 coaching articles, including a monthly column in Training Journal, on coaching for performance, leadership development, team building, coach training, coaching feedback, coaching skills, the GROW model, resilience and managing change through coaching. She has also written about the thought leaders in the  profession,  including Sir John Whitmore, Tim Gallwey, David Grove, Bruce Tuckman Nancy Kline.

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Coaching articles

Creating a Coaching Culture: a Ten Point Plan
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The Coaching Culture at Virgin: Sir Richard Branson’s Leadership
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The Coaching Feedback Model
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The Differences between Coaching,and Mentoring
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The Generative Thinking Meeting: Team Coaching with GROW
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The GROW Model
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ROI in Coaching
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Tim Gallwey’s Inner Game
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Bruce Tuckman’s Forming, Storming, Norming & Performing Team Development Model
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Bullying in the Workplace – a Coaching Approach

The EXACT Model: a Coaching Approach to Goal Setting

The Five Levels of Listening

Permission Protocol – a Coaching Approach


Most of the topics are covered in Carol  Wilson’s booksPerformance Coaching: a Complete Guide to Best Practice Coaching and Training” (Kogan Page 2017), now in its third edition and translated into three languages, and “The Work and Life of David Grove: Clean Language & Emergent Knowledge”Another highly recommended work is Sir John Whitmore’s “Coaching for Performance”.