Books and Publications by Julia Menaul

A wide range of print and electronic titles

Julia's books and publications

Julia has published many books and other literature to support others in their coaching work and the application of coaching in their organisations.  


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Running a Successful Executive Coaching Business

Here is the second edition of Julia’s inside view of running a thriving coaching business, with updated content for a post pandemic world.

eBook available from Book Boon 

You will find tips on getting started, what coaching qualifications you might need, how to make your mark in the corporate world to earn real executive coaching fees and how to avoid some of the most common traps to befall most coaches.

“Just read your book in one go. I wish I’d read it before I started my initial training!For me it was the no nonsense approach to is this right for you, and how do you make a success of coaching. So little is talked about making your business a success, and bluntly, if you don’t have any clients, the models aren’t much use! I’m delighted to say it confirmed my enthusiasm for coaching, but getting real about the challenges would have been invaluable early on.”
Anna Wesson, Coach (Coaching women through the transition to parenthood)

101 Coaching Supervision Techniques

Julia Menaul was one of many coach supervisors who contributed to the writing of this latest book on coaching supervision.

The book is available from Routledge 

Edited by Michelle Lucas

Julia wrote about two techniques that are personal favourites, that she uses frequently in her work with coaches and supervisors.

Her contribution to the section on eclectic approaches to coaching supervision (Chapter author, David Clutterbuck) was Number 4 page 14 “Building confidence: authority, presence and impact”

Her second technique was offered for the chapter headed up by Lynda Tongue a psychodynamic perspective: a developmental Transactional Analysis approach to coaching supervision which was co-written with Lynda and entitled “Handling relationship conflict using the drama triangle.” (Number 71 page 239)

“This has given me the exact 'recipe' I needed for using this concept in Supervision! Being in training as Coach Supervisor, I still prefer concrete ‘instructions’ when applying new concepts in Supervision. Therefore, Thank you SO very much! I am barely putting the book down as it is bringing so many pieces together for me! Really a fantastic and much needed resource, for ‘trainees’ like me but I would imagine, also for seasoned Supervisors.”

Ursula C., Geneva Region, Switzerland

Drama Triangle

The Drama Triangle shows up in all areas of our work and life, and links to personal and professional development. An introduction to the book and concepts within it can be viewed on Julia's webinar below.

eBook available from Book Boon 

This book is aimed at professionals who have an interest in people development and/or organisational development. It is for leaders, line managers, human resource professionals, mentors, coaches and coaching supervisors.

It is an ideal starter for new coaches or managers to build up a tool kit of working models in order to develop a greater psychological element to their approach. The tools and techniques are simple to follow and can be used immediately.

"This is a superb read - the best I have seen on the Drama Triangle. Julia Menaul explains it in detail with lots of practical examples that really resonate. I'd say it's a must read for everyone in the coaching profession AND for anyone else who really wants to understand themselves and others in relation to the Drama Triangle - because it's everywhere! I'm recommending this to all the coaches and trainee coaches I know.

Lynn Scott – Executive Coach, Supervisor and Trainer

Compassionate Coaching

An introduction into Compassion for professionals such as leaders, line managers, HR professionals and coaches who have an interest in people development and talent management.

eBook available from Book Boon 

"Julia simply has a passion for making ideas accessible and come alive. She does this (and more) in Compassionate Coaching in a Corporate World. The energy that she brings to her facilitation and coaching is beautifully captured in this smart, focused and succinct guide to a critical competency needed in a VUCA world.

 We are all experiencing the challenges of the digital revolution. There is now, more than ever, a need for greater kindness and compassion at work. Julia makes the case. She tells us why, what and how and in a way that  ignites ’ a ‘spark’ to move the reader to take action. I wholeheartedly recommend it to anyone who wants to a resource to support them in developing organisations ‘fit to house the human spirit."

Margaret Chapman-Clarke, Consulting Work Psychologist, Researcher and Editor Mindfulness in the Workplace (Kogan Page) and author The Emotional Intelligence and Mindfulness at Work Pocketbooks 


From Fierce Lion to Pussy Cat helps you unlock the secrets of handling an abrasive employee in the workplace, and is useful for their line managers, colleagues, coaches or even the employee themselves.

Kindle version available from Amazon. If you would like a print copy of this book, please Email Julia with your name and address and we can post one out to you including an invoice for £6.00.

"Julia has shared helpful insights into tackling tricky situations that we face in the modern workplace. This book will help fellow coaches to really raise awareness for their clients around the impact of their behaviours. A straight-forward, practical read, that will have you taming your lions in no time at all!"

Becci Martin, Director of Coaching, Boo Coaching & Consulting

"This book is a must read for managers, coaches and HR professionals faced with a fierce lion in their midst. It provides a sensitive insight into the behaviours of the "lion" and suggests a valuable way forward for their taming. It offers hope to those members of staff managed by the "fierce lion". 

Jill Pinington, Divisonal Nurse Director, Senior Practitioner Coach, Coach Supervisor - Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

Articles and Publications

Coaching through Bereavement (2019)

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Coaching Perspectives October 2019 magazine published an article by Julia Menaul and Maggie Joao on this emotional topic.

Loss in Disguise: Spotting Grief in Coaching (2021)

Julia has taken part in a webinar with Catalyst 14's Damion Wonfor discussing bereavement in coaching.

Top 10 Tips for Pain Free CPD (2015)

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Julia's top ten tips on how to take charge and easily manage your Continual Professional Development. 

116 Time Management Tips and Tricks (2015)

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Individual tips to help you become more efficient and save time in your working day. 

Creating a Coaching Culture: A guide to setting up a coaching programme in the workplace (2015)

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Organisations adopting workplace coaching find benefits in both the strategic and the operational, this guide runs the reader through the benefits, implementation and evaluation of a workplace coaching programme. 

How to Handle Complaints (2015)

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This Guide will help you if you need to take more responsibility for handling complaints. It will improve not only your effectiveness in handling complaints, but also your willingness to do so.

Managing Emotion in Groups (2014)

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I’ve written this short guide to assist you by clarifying some of the factors you need to consider in determining if and how to intervene in groups where there are displays of emotion.

Coachees in Crisis (2005) 

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A magazine article written by Julia Menaul concerning the coaching of clients who may not have volunteered to be coached, and the obstacles that need to be overcome in doing so.

Developing Self-awareness using the Johari Window (2005)

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Julia's magazine article concerning the quality of our relationships with others and how our levels of interaction with others vary widely. 

Improving Emotional Intelligence in Coachees (2005)

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The article explores how developing emotional intelligence leads to greater self-awareness and the ability to change disruptive emotions.