Many people in my PLN are currently reading The Art of Coaching, by Elena Aguilar. While we are in the education field, I could absolutely see the strategies and activities she presents in the book applying to any form of coaching, from high school football to corporate coaches. Recently a colleague was commenting how non-fiction is bringing her down these days. One concept being drawn out and badgered to death – taking 300 pages to lay out what could have been done in 75 or 80. Then noting the ease at which she can put those books aside and never finish them. At which point I told her, so far, this book is not one of those. This book is practical, applicable, and enjoyable. I am only five chapters in, but there have been plenty of a-ha’s for me.
Read this complete post over on Erica’s blog to see how she is applying her learning!