Brent, M., & Dent, F. (2015) The Leader's Guide to Coaching and Mentoring: how to use soft skills to get hard results. FT Publishing International.
Brent, M. & Dent, F. (2013) The Leader's Guide to Managing People: How to use soft skills to get hard results
Dent, F. & Brent, M. (2011) The Art of Influencing, Facing the new reality - is collaboration the way forward?, 23 - 25 March, Alicante
In business, a high proportion of your working day is spent relating to other people - as a leader you need to focus as much on communicating, creating and developing effective working relationships, as you do on the functional aspects of your job. Fiona Dent and Mike Brent describe a range of tools and techniques to make you more effective in this crucial skill of influencing.
Dent, F. & Brent, M. (2011) Influencing: The key to successful business relationships, 360° The Ashridge Journal, pp. 8 - 15, Spring
Brent, M. & Dent, F. (2010) A Leaders Guide to Influence, How to use soft skills to get hard results, FT Prentice Hall
Brent, M. & Mckergow, M. (2009) No More Heroes, Coaching at Work, Vol. 4, Issue 5, pp. 44 - 48, September
Dent, F. & Brent, M. (2006) , Influencing: Skills & Techniques for Business Success, London: Palgrave, ISBN - 10: 140 399 6687, ISBN - 13: 9781403996688
Examines how Shakespeare might be used in training and development
Brent, M. (2005) To use or not to use - Shakespeare in Management Development, Training Journal, October
Brent, M. (2004) The Coaching Manager, theHRDirector, Issue 3, February.
Coaching as a management style has clearly become very popular. However, many managers seem resistant to the idea. Mike Brent sets out the forms of these resistances and examines some ways of overcoming them.
Brent, M. (2004) Why Don’t More Managers Coach?, Training Journal, January.
Brent, M. & Dent, F. (2002) Influencing Skills, Training Journal
Brent, M. (2002) The Art of Coaching, Directions - The Ashridge Journal, Spring.
Executive coaching is a growth business.The marketplace is increasingly crowded with messianic motivational coaches. Amid the hype, the real power and purpose of coaching can be forgotten. Mike Brent brings coaching back to the basics of learning and development.
Brent, M. (2002) Coaching for Development, Directions - The Ashridge Journal, Spring.
Brent, M. Ward, K. & Kennedy, M. (2000) Team Building, Innovations
Brent, M. Matheny, J. (2000) Self Reflection - The Source of Personal and Leadership Development, Organisations & People, Vol7, No 4, Nov
Brent, M. (2000) Corporate Fools and Villains, Directions - The Ashridge Journal, Winter
Brent, M. & Matheny, J. (2000) Self Awareness and Leadership, MIL Institute Sweden
Brent, M. (1999) View from Here – An Interview with Philippe Sella, Directions - The Ashridge Journal, April
Brent, M. (1997) Action Learning, International Trainers Conference, Penang Malaysia
Brent, M. & Branch, J. (1996) The Effective Trainer in Uzbekistan, Gestion 2000, December
Brent, M. Beaumont, P. & Obermann, M. (1996) Organisational change at Smithkline Beecham, European Industrial Relations Review,p. 265, 19 February
Brent, M. & Grinsted, S. (1994) A New French Course in Business Ethics, European Journal of Business Ethics, 3.3, July