Coaching for Performance

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N. Brealey Pub., 1996 - Business & Economics - 158 pages
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This handbook will help you learn the skills, and the art, of good coaching, and realise its enormous value in unlocking people's potential to maximaize their own performance. The new edition of this guide has detailed advice on avoiding a 'blame culture' and fostering empowered performance. It contains extensive examples of effective questions for generating awareness and responsiblity - questions which compel the coachee to think, demand high resolution focus, are descriptive not judgemental, and provide the coach with a feedback loop. there are new sections on motivation and building self-esteem through coaching, feedback and feedforward, and a brand new chapter on learning and enjoyment.

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Contents

Introduction
1
What is Coaching?
7
The Manager as Coach
16
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

Sir John Whitmore consults and lectures widely on coaching and human resource management together with his colleagues David Hemery and David Whitaker of Performance Consultants. A successful racing driver in the 1960s, he also founded the influential Inner Games sports and business training organization with Timothy Gallwey.

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