The Business Coaching Toolkit: Top 10 Strategies for Solving the Toughest Dilemmas Facing Organizations (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Jun 15, 2010 - Business & Economics - 256 pages
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Discover the 10 best Coaching practices for solving problems and implementing change with clients--right away

Coaching works, there's no doubt about that. But the coaching industry is going through tremendous change that all professional coaches need to address.

Equipping coaching professionals to stay on the cutting-edge of their craft, The Business Coaching Toolkit: Top 10 Strategies for Solving the Toughest Dilemmas Facing Organizations expertly provides a collection of application-based, proven tools that present creative solutions to common situations encountered in today's workplace.

This hands-on guide creatively empowers professionals to:
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Achieve greater performance by identifying and maximizing strengths and managing weaknesses
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Lead their team or client through setting specific, measurable, and reasonable goals
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Discover the deeper meaning of vision and tie goals into the client's core values
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Guide clients through a comprehensive analysis of their current situation--the good, the bad, and the ugly


Whether it's increasing a client's time management skills, giving feedback to an employee, or building a leadership team, The Business Coaching Toolkit presents a valuable supply of straightforward exercises designed to bring a new dimension to every coaching professional's work with clients.
  

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Contents

TOP FIVE TRENDS IN PROFESSIONAL COACHING
WHAT IS THE BUSINESS COACHING TOOLKIT?
SUMMARY
A BUSINESS CASE FOR VALUESBASED VISION
THREE REASONS VALUESBASED VISION IS CRITICAL TO ORGANIZATIONAL SUCCESS
VALUES AND VISION
TOP 10 WAYS TO USE THIS TOOL
A BUSINESS CASE FOR TIME MASTERY
A BUSINESS CASE FOR SWOT
QUESTIONS FOR DEEPER SWOT ANALYSIS
TOP 10 WAYS TO USE THIS TOOL
A BUSINESS CASE FOR LIFE AND LEADERSHIP
THE LIFE LEADERSHIP DASHBOARD
FIVE LIFE TASKS
FIVE QUESTIONS FOR EACH TASK
TOP 10 WAYS TO USE THIS TOOL

FOUR FACTS ABOUT TIME
THE ONEPERCENT SOLUTION
TOP 10 WAYS TO USE THIS TOOL
A BUSINESS CASE FOR GETTING THINGS DONE THROUGH OTHERS
A NEW APPROACH TO DELEGATION
MORE ON GETTING THINGS DONE THROUGH OTHERS
TOP 10 WAYS TO USE THIS TOOL
A BUSINESS CASE FOR BETTER GOALS
BETTER GOALS ARE SMART GOALS
THE SMART GOAL WORKSHEET
HOW MANY SMART GOALS SHOULD A PERSON WORK ON AT ONE TIME?
TOP 10 WAYS TO USE THIS TOOL
A BUSINESS CASE FOR POSITIVE PRAISE
THREE KEYS TO POSITIVE PRAISE
TWO DON‚ TS IN DELIVERING POSITIVE PRAISE
THE AFFIRMATION MATRIX AND WEEKLY REGISTER
POSITIVE PRAISE DOES NOT WORK WHEN
TOP 10 WAYS TO USE THIS TOOL
A BUSINESS CASE FOR MAKING FEEDBACK EFFECTIVE
MAKING FEEDBACK EFFECTIVE
DELIVERY
ASSESS IMPACT
TOP 10 WAYS TO USE THIS TOOL
A BUSINESS CASE FOR THE SIXTH SUITCASE
UNLOCKING YOUR SIXTH SUITCASE
TOP 10 WAYS TO USE THIS TOOL
A BUSINESS CASE FOR TEAM
WHAT IS A TEAM?
THE LIFE CYCLE OF A TEAM
WHAT COLOR IS YOUR TEAM?
TOP 10 WAYS TO USE THIS TOOL
ASKING QUESTIONS
ACTION PLANNING
PROVIDING ACCOUNTABILITY
GIVING AFFIRMATION
ADVISING WITH CAUTION
THE COACHING FLOW CYCLE
DEVELOPING A LEADERSHIP VISION
THE ONEPERCENT SOLUTION
MAKING GOALS SMART
MAKING FEEDBACK EFFECTIVE
QUESTIONS FOR DEEPER SWOT ANALYSIS
THE LIFE LEADERSHIP DASHBOARD
THE SIXTH SUITCASE
WHAT COLOR IS YOUR TEAM?
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About the author (2010)

Stephen G. Fairley is one of the leading business coaches in the United States. His work has been featured in Harvard Management Update, Fortune Small Business, the ABA Journal, Entrepreneur, and Inc. magazines. He is the coauthor of Getting Started in Personal and Executive Coaching (Wiley). In 2004, he was named "America's Top Marketing Coach" by CoachVille, the world's largest professional coaching association.

Bill Zipp is President of Leadership Link, Inc. (www.LeadershipLink.net). As a seasoned small business specialist, Bill has spent thousands of hours working with hundreds of business leaders across the country. His proven program, The Business Fitness System, is a step-by-step plan for building a strong, self-sustaining small business. Bill is an award-winning author, speaker, and master business coach as well as a professional member of the National Speakers Association and their Business Coaching Professional Experts Group.

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