Coaching for Leadership: Writings on Leadership from the World's Greatest Coaches

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 12, 2012 - Business & Economics - 352 pages
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PRAISE FOR COACHING FOR LEADERSHIP

"What a resource! In Coaching for Leadership, the world's best coaches come together to present an advanced tutorial on the art of coaching. Anyone interested in becoming an executive coach, either as an individual practice or within his or her organization, must immediately buy and read this essential hands-on guide"
—Sally Helgesen, author The Female Vision and The Web of Inclusion

"This exceptional book is a must read for individuals at all levels of organization. Coaches, HR managers, and executives hoping to become coaches will benefit greatly from the concepts, practices, and techniques brought to light in Coaching for Leadership."
—Vijay Govindarajan, professor at Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth; best-selling author of The Other Side of Innovation: Solving the Execution Challenge

"This book is very important and valuable for executives who are reaching retirement and moving into another important area of contribution: coaching others to become effective executives. It is no less significant for corporate HR executives who are increasingly called upon to manage coaching interventions on behalf of their companies' leaders."
—D. Quinn Mills, professor, Harvard Business School

"Coaching for Leadership explores powerful new ways to motivate your entire organization. Individuals at every level of the company will benefit from the concepts in this book."
—Ken Blanchard, author, Leading at a Higher Level and The One-Minute Manager

 

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Situational Leadership and Executive
Coaching and Consultation Revisited
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MARSHALL GOLDSMITH, Ph.D., is one of a select few executive advisors who have been asked to work with over 120 major CEOs and their management teams. A million-selling author, his books include the New York Times bestsellers, MOJO and What Got You Here Won't Get You There, a Wall Street Journal #1 business book and Harold Longman Award winner for Business Book of the Year.

LAURENCE S. LYONS, Ph.D. specializes in global change initiatives and director coaching in large organizations. A former technical director at Digital, Lyons brings over 20 years hands-on industrial and commercial experience to his coaching practice. He is the author of this book's companion edition, The Coaching for Leadership Case Study Workbook, which features Dr. Fink's Leadership Casebook and includes A Guide to Organizational Life which presents a new management paradigm that is applicable to the 21st Century.

SARAH MCARTHUR is founder of *sdedit. With nearly two decades of experience in the publishing field, she is an expert in the field of management, leadership, and executive coaching writing. She is co-editor of the Choice Top 10 Leadership Title, The AMA Handbook of Leadership.

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