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Helen Tupper and Sarah Ellis

How to Overcome Challenges at Work and Take Control of Your Career

4.5 (366 ratings)
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'You Coach You' by Helen Tupper and Sarah Ellis offers key coaching tools and techniques to help individuals develop their own coaching skills and become better leaders. It emphasizes the importance of self-reflection, active listening, and building trust to drive growth.

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    What's in it for you? Learn how to coach yourself to success.

    A personal coach – how awesome would that be? Who doesn’t long for that perfect someone to stand on the sidelines, cheering you on, encouraging you, and teaching you how to get better at what you do? But adding that support person to your life can be expensive and time consuming.

    So . . . what if you could do the job yourself?

    It’s an exciting thought, even a liberating one. And this Blink is here to help you make it happen, through practical advice and suggestions that help you become your own best advocate. You’ll learn how to observe yourself, create strategies for improvement, and guide yourself to success.

    In these blinks, you’ll learn

    • how to silence your inner critic;
    • who to invite to your inner circle; and
    • how to recognize which monkeys to manage.
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    What is You Coach You about?

    You Coach You (2022) is a guide to being your own coach for maximum career success and happiness. With practical guides, questions that help you think about who you are at work, and fun exercises, the authors show you how you can be your own best cheerleader and guide. 

    Who should read You Coach You?

    • Anyone who is looking to improve their happiness at work
    • Anyone who is stuck in their career and looking for growth
    • Anyone who wants to change gears at work

    About the Author

    Helen Tupper is a former executive at companies like Virgin and Microsoft and current CEO of Amazing If. Sarah Ellis was in leadership at Barclays and Sainsbury’s. The two wrote “The Squiggly Career” together.

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