Coaching and Mentoring: What they are and how to make the most of them

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 9, 2009 - Business & Economics - 232 pages
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Executive coaching is big business. A top coach in America can earn more than fifteen thousand dollars a day—well beyond the normal fees charged by most consultants.

This comprehensive guide explains everything you need to know to engage and deploy coaches and mentors effectively. Topics covered include:

• Goals and costs of different types of coaching and mentoring
• How to assess a coach’s effectiveness
• Tips for helping coaches and mentors succeed
• Pitfalls to avoid
• Real-life lessons learned by those interviewed for this book

The drive to excellence for individuals and organizations makes coaching and mentoring ever more important in our challenging 24/7 global business environment.
 

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Contents

the world we have lost
33
The coaches
44
Regulation
94
Does coaching work?
115
How to pick the right coach
133
Coaching and mentoring women
143
Coaching and mentoring for leadership
163
Clients views
176
The future
198
Bibliography
215
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Jane Renton, a former presenter of BBC2’s The Money Programme, currently teaches public speaking and media presentation skills to senior executives internationally. She also writes about business and finance for a number of publications and organizations, including the Economist Intelligence Unit.

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