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How to Work with People and Enjoy It!

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How to Work with People… and Enjoy It! is an invaluable, accessible, practical handbook for anyone who works with people. It includes pointers for reflection, tools for experimentation, models for analysing relational dynamics, and tables and diagrams to stimulate discovery and development.

Leadership and relationship start with us as individuals – the stories we tell ourselves, about the world and our place in it – and this book takes us on a journey from the inside out. Jenny Bird and Sarah Gornall challenge us to explore our own part in all our interactions – smooth and rough – and offer us ways to change our story, our interactions and our outcomes.

New and original models suggest ways to minimise interference and maximise potential, improve results – and enjoy both work and all our interactions with others more.

How to Work with People… and Enjoy It! is written by two highly experienced international coaches, and their wisdom and humour shine through on every page. Illustrated and informative, it is a key handbook for leaders and managers, HR and Learning and Development professionals, mentors and coaches. Highly accessible, with numerous case studies and experiments, it is also an invaluable resource for anyone who is not totally satisfied with the way they work, communicate and interact with others.

The Art of Coaching: A Handbook of Tools and Tips

The Art of Coaching is a best seller within the coaching profession, recommended by numerous coach training schools and university programmes. Published in 2016 it has become a standard text for coches at all stages of their careers in expanding their resourcefulness and encouraging creativity in client work. The premises it offers on how working beyond words taps into new thinking are supported by developments in neuroscience. Jenny and Sarah are regularly invited by coaches’ groups, professional conferences and business schools to speak about how we develop though creativity.