Becoming an Exceptional Executive Coach: Use Your Knowledge, Experience, and Intuition to Help Leaders Excel
HarperChristian + ORM, Jul 5, 2011 - Business & Economics - 282 pages
Written by five leading executive coaches, Becoming an Exceptional Executive Coach is the answer to any businesses’ need for more individualized development resources.
Drawing on their varied backgrounds, the authors show you that coaching is about more than simply learning a set of skills. Rather, it’s a whole-person activity--one in which coaches connect to and serve clients in unique and personal ways to help them grow in work and in life.
You’ll learn how to draw on your professional experience, knowledge of organizationally relevant topics, strong helping skills, coaching-specific competencies, and most important, your ability to use your own intuition to become a more effective leadership coach.
You will examine the crucial content areas that drive their work such as:
With case studies that bring the material to life in each chapter and a plethora of additional charts, development plans, and contracts, Becoming an Exceptional Executive Coach continues the discussion of the role of coaching in organizational contexts and equips you to develop your own winning strategies that will advance their careers--and the careers of countless others.
Coaching for Leadership
Strengthening the Partnership
Using the Partnership to Motivate Change
SelfReflection and Evaluation
Professionalism and Responsibility
The Role of the Internal Coach
TOPICS IN EXECUTIVE COACHING
Managing the Coaching Engagement
Contracting the Coaching Process with Clients and Sponsors
Sponsor and Stakeholder Involvement
Building Early Relationships with Clients
Assessment and Information Gathering
Encouraging Dialogue and Stories