Coaching Outdoors

Lesley Roberts

Publication date: December 6, 2022


SKU: 9781788603423 Categories: ,


** Business Book Awards 2023 Finalist **

Coaching Outdoors offers a journey of professional development, personal development and enriched wellbeing.

Coaching Outdoors supports practitioners to step outside and make the most of what nature can offer the coach, client, organisation and planet.
It contains essential practical advice and activities, together with engaging case studies and research – all laid out in an accessible and logical format.

Discover how to:

  • Articulate the benefits of coaching outdoors from a place of experience
  • Contract for psychological safety outdoors
  • Find resources in nature
  • Collaborate with nature as a coaching co-facilitator
  • Engage with nature when working remotely with clients

Coaching Outdoors is the first handbook specifically on the value of coaching with nature. It is an invitation to leave the fast-paced, technology-focused world and reconnect with what really matters, in an environment where we were born to thrive.

LESLEY ROBERTS BEd, MSc is an executive coach and adventurer who has been coaching outdoors since 1999. Her academic research focused on how nature can support coach and client. After 16 years with Mars Inc she founded Brave Conversations, working with global teams and individuals to unlock their potential. In 2019 she founded Coaching Outdoors to bring the benefits of partnering with nature to as many people as possible.

An interesting approach to coaching…Nicely done.


Does exactly what is says on the tin. The ultimate guide to this subject. Essential for any coach.


This book is essential reading for anyone interested in getting the best out of themselves and others, insightful and inspiring.

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234 x 156 x 14 mm