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Our Peer Learning Program Guidebooks

Leveraging the Power of Peers(sm)

"I can't begin to tell you how useful the Circles are
to our service supervisors!"
-- Patricia Brinton,
Human Resource Development,
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

Comprehensive, Step-By-Step Guidebooks Used in Our Trainings

NOTE: These books are not for general sale at this time. They are used in our peer coaching programs with our clients.

We provide time-tested guidebooks to customize peer coaching group programs for almost any application. For example, these straightforward guidebooks are useful to:

  • Businesses seeking the powerful benefits of peer coaching groups for employees.
  • Professional coaches seeking to expand their coaching practices.
  • Trainers seeking to deepen and enrich their workshops and seminars for learners.
  • Associations seeking to strengthen networking services for members.
  • Distance-learning programs seeking means to local learning communities for learners.
  • Service organizations seeking self-reliant support and renewal programs for citizens.

You can order your guidebooks right away on-line using our highly secure, on-line credit card processing. If you aren't completely satisfied, we'll return your money!

Authenticity Circles Program Developer's Guide

Step-by-Step Guide to Developing Peer Coaching Group Programs

The guide provides step-by-step guidelines to design, build, manage and troubleshoot an Action Learning-based, peer coaching group program for almost any application. Note that the program developer might be an organization or a consultant. Topics include:

  • Overview of personal and professional coaching, and peer coaching groups
  • Working with Human Resources to design a program for employees
  • Working with intact teams (when all group members are from the same organization)
  • Integrating your favorite coaching model to provide groups for your clients
  • Using a peer coaching group to design the program
  • Program confidentiality
  • All considerations to design every aspect of your program
  • Customizing programs for networking, training, problem solving and support
  • Customizing programs for multicultural membership
  • On-line programs
  • How to recruit, train and evaluate facilitators
  • Marketing your program to clients or other employees
  • Managing your program
  • Continuous improvement
  • Using peer coaching groups to quickly spread learning across the organization
  • Useful forms and resources

Price

NOTE: These books are not for general sale at this time. They are used in our peer coaching programs with our clients.

$26.00 each. Published December, 2001. 110 pages. See Quantity Orders below.

Authenticity Circles Facilitator's Guide

Step-by-Step Guide to Facilitating Coaching and Training Circles

Each group facilitator should have one guide.

The guide provides step-by-step guidelines to learn facilitation, train group members, facilitate group sessions, and deal with any challenge that could arise. Topics include:

  • Overview of personal and professional coaching, and peer coaching groups
  • Roles of facilitator and group member
  • Skills preferred (and not preferred) in facilitators
  • Learning facilitation
  • Working with the program developer (the developer might be an organization or a professional consultant)
  • Enrolling group members
  • Training group members to share core coaching skills
  • Preparing to facilitate (materials and self-management)
  • How to facilitate ongoing sessions
  • How to ensure high-quality sessions
  • How to capture learning
  • How to avoid major pitfalls in facilitation
  • Considerations for personal and professional coaches used to one-on-one coaching
  • Facilitating intact teams (when all group members are from the same organization)
  • Multicultural facilitation
  • On-line facilitation
  • Answers to many frequently asked questions
  • Useful forms and free resources
  • Includes Facilitation Reference Sheet

Pricing

NOTE: These books are not for general sale at this time. They are used in our peer coaching programs with our clients.

$22.00 each. Published March, 2001. 100 pages. See Quantity Orders below.

Authenticity Circles Member's Guide and Journal

Step-by-Step Guide to Being a Member of a Peer Coaching Group

Each group member should have one guide.

The guide provides step-by-step guidelines for group members to get the most out of their Action Learning-based, peer coaching groups. Also includes all the blank forms needed to plan and record learnings from each meeting. Topics include:

  • Overview of personal and professional coaching, and peer coaching groups
  • Roles of facilitator and group member
  • How to select useful coaching goals to work on in groups
  • How to get the best forms of help from other members in groups
  • How to help from other members in groups
  • How to take the most appropriate actions between meetings
  • How to capture learning and use it in your life and work
  • Tools to clarify coaching goals
  • Useful forms and free resources
  • Includes Coaching Reference Sheet

Pricing

NOTE: These books are not for general sale at this time. They are used in our peer coaching programs with our clients.

$16.00 each. Published October, 2002. 75 pages. See Quantity Orders below.

Quantity Orders

Program Planning Kit -- Reduced Price: $57 ($7 savings)

This Kit is perfect for someone who's new to peer coaching groups and wants clear understanding of all aspects of developing, facilitating and being a member of a group. This Kit includes 1 Developer's Guide,
1 Facilitator's Guide and 1 Member's Guide.

Authenticity Circle Kit -- Reduced Price: $136 ($21 savings)

For those who want to learn, or start their program, by forming their first group. The Kit includes
1 Developer's Guide, 1 Facilitator's Guide and 6 Member's Guides.

Volume Discounts Apply

We're glad to work with you as you build your peer coaching group program. We can arrange discounts based on the quantity of guidebooks that you order.

Quickly Earn Your Money Back!

You can quickly earn your money back by charging each group member for the cost of the guidebooks. Consider that some coaching consultants charge anywhere from $50 to $75 for a half hour of coaching!

We Can Customize Publications for You!

Our coaching and training guidebooks are easy-to-read and straightforward to use. They've continually been updated for over ten years to reflect all of our learning and guidelines to ensure high-quality groups.

If you prefer to have guidebooks customized for your organization, then why recreate your own guidebooks? We can work with you to customize publications to suit your needs.