Foreword By Ben Furman; Chapter 1 Introducing the SolutionCircle; Chapter 2 Four Basic Principles; Focusing on Solutions; Building on Success; Illuminating Resources; Finding New Perspectives; Chapter 3 Helpful Attitudes; Chapter 4 The SolutionCircle Step by Step; An Overview of the Steps; Preparing the Ground; Expectations and Goals; Hot Topics; Highlights; Future Perfect; Scaling Dance; Steps; Personal Mission; Chapter 5 Setting Up a Workshop with the SolutionCircle; Chapter 6 Dealing with Strong Personalities; Chapter 7 A Look in the Toolbox; Solution Finding Questions; Pausing for Reflection; Silence and Attentive Awareness; Illuminating Small Successes; Chapter 8 Keeping Things Going; Celebrating Progress; A Survey as Additional Reinforcement; The Follow-up Workshop; SolutionSurfing in the Team's Daily Life; Basic Structure of Team Coaching; Chapter 9 External Consultants; Using External Consultants: The Manager's Perspective; From Contact to Contract: The External Consultant's Perspective; Postscript... Thanks... and a Little Game; Bibliography; About the Author.
Daniel Meier is an experienced coach who specialises in working with teams. He is co-founder of SolutionSurfers, an association of professional coaches in his native Switzerland.
Insightful in approach, resourceful in ideas, practical in application, this excellent book meets the needs of both the experienced coach and the manager looking for practical steps.' - Shaun Lincoln, Director of Coaching and Mentoring, Centre for Excellence in Leadership 'You will be amazed how this simple yet profound approach can help you help teams achieve their goals in ways that are not only effective but fun at the same time.' - Ben Furman, author of Solution Talk and inventor of the Reteaming method 'The SolutionCircle is a simple, powerful and practical way of working with teams. In just one half-day coaching session, a Board of Directors achieved a huge amount of visible progress.' - Rob Rave, The Solutions Game