Coaching for Performance: Growing People, Performance and Purpose

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Nicholas Brealey, 2002 - Business & Economics - 180 pages
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Coaching for Performance: Growing People, Performance and Purpose is a guide for coaching written in true coaching style. This best-selling handbook by John Whitmore will help leaders learn the skills to coach effectively, uniting people under one purpose to improve performance. Adopted by many of the world's major corporations, this title's easy-to-understand methods argue for the use of effective questions and the growing need to relate to the individual's sense of meaning and purpose. With countless real-life examples, Coaching for Performance treats coaching as an art and helps readers come to understand and gain the important skills they need to become great coaches and leaders. For anyone who has ever had the desire to become a more productive leader, this book is not to be missed!

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Yet a further tired tome of rehashed rehashing of the feeding frenzie around sound pychological theories.

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Sir 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 Cuonsultants International (www.performanceconsultants.com). After running businesses in the UK, Switzerland and USA he founded Inner Game Ltd with Timothy Gallwey which has been highly influential in introducing new approaches to sports and business training. Sir John Whitmore began his career as a professional racing driver, driving for the highly successful Ford team at Le Mans and won both the British and European Saloon Car championships in the 1960s.

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