Your Coach (in a Book): Mastering the Trickiest Leadership, Business, and Career Challenges You Will Ever Face

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John Wiley & Sons, Jun 28, 2004 - Business & Economics - 272 pages
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Coaching has proven to be one of the most power and effective ways for leaders to develop and improve their performance. Yet working one-on-one with a coach is not always possible. If you want the experience of masterful coaching, Your Coach (In a Book) provides a time-efficient and affordable solution. Based on the authors’ highly successful Masterful Coaching approach, Your Coach (In a Book) is designed to help you master your trickiest leadership, business, and career challenges. Throughout, master-level coaches Robert Hargrove and Michel Renaud engage the reader in a “coaching conversation” about your most important goals, pivotal decisions, bothersome issues, and dilemmas. Your Coach (In A Book) simulates the experience of working with a personal coach. drawing on thousands of hours of coaching conversations. It gives you the insights you need to set aspirational goals, master the corporate chessboard, and create new openings for action where you are stuck or ineffective.
 

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Once they get past the authors' rah-rah style and their extravagant claim that their coaching method can change the world, corporate leaders will find a wealth of practical advice on how to advance ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction Democratizing Coaching
1
1 Whats the Opportunity in Coaching for You?
8
Part One Your Extraordinary Business Challenge
23
Part Two Your Extraordinary Leadership Challenge
91
Part Three Your Extraordinary Career Challenge
167
Notes
231
Glossary of Concepts
235
Acknowledgments
241
About the Authors
243
Index
245
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Robert Hargrove is chairman of Masterful Coaching, Inc., of Brookline, Massachusetts, and a former director of the Harvard Leadership Research Project. Hargrove focuses on inspiring and empowering executive leaders in business, government, and nonprofit sectors to make a difference in their world. He is the author of Masterful Coaching (from Jossey-Bass), Mastering the Art of Creative Collaboration, E-Leader, and other books.

Michel Renaud is a senior partner in Masterful Coaching, Inc. He is the mastermind behind the acclaimed "Action Coaching" program, which is for people in groups.

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