9780787977146

Coaching Leaders : Guiding People Who Guide Others

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  • ISBN13:

    9780787977146

  • ISBN10:

    0787977144

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-08-12
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass
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Summary

Coaching Leaders is written for coaches who are in the challenging position of working with leaders and helping them excel as the top executives and managers in their organizations. The book is filled with illustrative examples from Daniel White's practice as a successful executive coach. His clients' stories reveal the human drama of becoming a leader and explore the courageous and fascinating accomplishments these individuals have achieved in order to grow professionally. These stories also clearly show how a skilled coach adjusts to meet an individual client's personality and targeted challenge. Coaching Leaders includes a wide variety of effective coaching concepts and the information needed to guide leaders and help them maintain the motivation to change; battle anxiety, fear, and resistance; and achieve emotional intelligence.

Author Biography

Daniel White is the managing director of Discovery Consulting, a firm specializing in coaching and training leaders. He also leads a training group for new coaches and founded a learning group for senior coaches.

Table of Contents

Foreword vii
Marshall Goldsmith
Preface xi
Acknowledgments xxi
The Author xxiii
Part One On Leaders and Leadership
1(58)
Why Coach Leaders?
3(8)
What Is Leadership?
11(48)
Part Two The Practice of Coaching
59(164)
The Nature of Coaching
61(14)
The Process of Behavioral Change
75(9)
The Phases of Change
84(25)
Self-Knowledge
109(13)
Motives for Change
122(8)
Steps in the Coaching Process
130(24)
Coaching Skills and Techniques
154(27)
Coaching Perspectives
181(20)
Forces That Interfere with Growth
201(16)
The Timing of Learning and Change
217(6)
Part Three Coaching Applications and Marketing
223(67)
Distinctive Approaches to Coaching
225(15)
Coaching Themes Familiar and Unique
240(41)
The Business of Coaching
281(9)
Bibliography 290(9)
Index of Cases 299(4)
Index 303

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