Best Practice in Performance Coaching: A Handbook for Leaders, Coaches, HR Professionals and Organizations

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Kogan Page, Sep 3, 2007 - Business & Economics - 256 pages
Performance coaching helps individuals and organizations achieve their maximum potential, tackle challenges and reach specific goals. It leads to personal and professional development and helps to create a work/life balance. Best Practice in Performance Coaching is both an introduction for anyone thinking of becoming or hiring a coach - whether private or corporate - and a reference guide for experienced coaches. A practical guide to the 'what' and the 'how' of performance coaching, it covers all topics from the personal and executive angle and explains the structure of a coaching relationship. There is extensive guidance on coaching techniques, models and tools as well as advice on how to train as a coach, how to run a coaching practice and how to structure coaching sessions. Complete with worksheets and exercises, evaluations and international case studies this is a thorough guide to performance coaching.

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Carol Wilson worked for Richard Branson during the early years of Virgin and founded Virgin Music Publishers. She's the first woman in the world to found her own chart topping record label (Dindisc). Carol is now Honorary Vice President and Head of Accreditation at the Association for Coaching, Managing Director of Performance Coach Training, and on the Executive committee of Sir John Whitmore's Performance Consultants International.

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