The Career Equation: Coaching a Culture of Career Conversations

The Career Equation: Coaching a Culture of Career Conversations

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The Career Equation (R) allows coaches and talent professionals to offer their clients and staff the clarity to enable them to take meaningful action. Whether it is to commit fully to the work they are doing, to make a lateral move within their existing firm, or to try something completely new, the Equation addresses the self-knowledge and self-management needed for them to own their careers. We all have unique talents and skills and the Equation can help people find their place in the world of work. The reader will learn how to:

*Make use of The Career Equation (R)
*Create a career design
*Prepare their clients for a career conversation
*Help their clients overcome mental barriers

This book will change the way coaches, mentors, career advisors and performance professionals support their clients to achieve maximum satisfaction from their work.

"The Career Equation is exceptionally swift and effective, simple to learn, share and use with talent at all stages of their career."
James Sparrow, Chief Executive Officer EMEA at Savills

"The Career Equation is must-read text for parents, personal tutors, HR managers, team leaders, careers advisers and coaches. An easy guide for importance career conversations in our ever-changing environment."
Dr Helen Smith, Faculty Head of Coaching and Mentoring for Business and Law, Department of People and Performance

"This book is a great resource for career professionals, offering tools and ideas that get to the heart of what we mean by career success."
John Lees, Author of How to Get A Job You Love

"This book helps to discover the simple and effective model that has enabled me to have valuable career conversations, and more importantly, see the positive results when individuals are making the choices aligned to their strengths and passions."
Aneta Jajkowksa, People & Organisation Partner / Your Career Plan Accredited Coach

Erica Sosna is a career consultant expert, a TEDx Speaker, founder of Career Matters and bestselling author of Your Life Plan. Erica's work has transformed the career direction and aspirations of professionals all over the world. Her company, Career Matters, accredits professional coaches in her Career Equation method. Find out more at
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Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 152 x 228 x 7mm | 213g
  • Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
  • English
  • ed
  • 0335249051
  • 9780335249053
  • 2,349,915

Table of contents

Chapter 1: And so we begin
Chapter 2: Why this matters now
Chapter 3: The Career Equation (R): Defining Success in your career
Chapter 4: The Career Equation (R) Itself
Chapter 5: Making Use of The Career Equation (R): Your Career Design
Chapter 6: How it works part 2
Chapter 7: The places that scare you
Chapter 8: How to prepare effectively for a career conversation
Chapter 9: Eight reasons your coachees get stuck and how to unstick them
Chapter 10: The Ideal Set Up: My Advice for Independent Career Coaches
Chapter 11: Case Studies from Career Coaches
Chapter 12: How The Equation Works For Organisations
Chapter 13: Some Final Thoughts On The Future of Work
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