Coaching for Performance: GROWing Human Potential and Purpose: The Principles and Practice of Coaching and Leadership

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Nicholas Brealey Publishing, Nov 26, 2010 - Business & Economics - 240 pages
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Over 500,000 copies sold. This major new edition is totally revised and updated with new material on coaching in a crisis and leadership for a difficult future. Coaching for Performance is the bible of the industry and very much the definitive work that all coaches stand on. This new edition explains clearly and in-depth how to unlock people s potential to maximise their performance Contains the eponymous GROW model (Goals, Reality, Options, Will), now established as the basis for coaching professionals. Clear, concise, hands-on and reader-friendly, this is a coaching guide written in a coaching style. It digs deep into the roots of coaching, particularly transpersonal psychology, a useful model for personal development and in-depth coaching. There are new coaching questions and fresh chapters on emotional intelligence and high-performance leadership. Whitmore also considers the future of coaching and its role in the transformation of learning and workplace relationships, as well as illustrating how coaching can help in a crisis.

 

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Contents

THE PRINCIPLES OF COACHING
6
What Is Coaching?
8
The Manager as Coach
20
The Nature of Change
26
The Nature of Coaching
32
Effective Questions
44
The Sequence of Questioning
52
Goal Setting
58
The Development of a Team
134
Coaching Teams
142
Overcoming Barriers to Coaching
148
The Multiple Benefits of Coaching
156
LEADERSHIP FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE
164
The Challenge to Leaders
166
The Foundation of Leadership
176
The Qualities of Leadership
186

What Is Reality?
66
What Options Do You Have?
78
What Will You Do?
84
THE PRACTICE OF COACHING
92
What Is Performance?
94
Learning and Enjoyment
100
Motivation and SelfBelief
106
Coaching for Meaning and Purpose
118
Feedback and Assessment
122
TRANSFORMATION THROUGH TRANSPERSONAL COACHING
198
Emotional Intelligence
200
Tools of Transpersonal Psychology
204
The Future Focus of Coaching
220
Appendix
226
Bibliography
228
Acknowledgments
230
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John Whitmore has received the President's Award from the International Coach Federation in recognition for his work in the coaching field. He consults and lectures widely on coaching and teamworking for business with Performance Consultants International (www.performanceconsultants.com). He has written five books on sports, leadership and coaching of which Coaching for Performance is the best known, having been translated into over 20 different languages.

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