Coaching for Leadership: The Practice of Leadership Coaching from the World's Greatest Coaches

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Marshall Goldsmith, Laurence S. Lyons
Wiley, Sep 26, 2005 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
When it was published in 2000, Coaching for Leadership became an instant classic in the field of executive coaching. This second edition updates and expands on the original book and brings together the best executive coaches who offer a basic understanding of how coaching works, why it works, and how leaders can make the best use of the coaching process. This thoroughly revised edition reflects recent changes in coaching practices, includes well-researched best practices, and provides additional guidance and tools from the greatest leadership coaches from around the world. Each chapter in this important volume addresses a proven application, offers key principles of practice, and highlights critical learning points.

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Marshall Goldsmith is a world authority in helping successful leaders achieve positive, measurable change in behavior for themselves, their people, and their teams. The American Management Association recently named Goldsmith as one of the fifty great thinkers and business leaders who have influenced the field of management over the last eighty years.

Laurence Lyons specializes in coaching directors and senior executives. Lyons is described by Henley Management College as a leading authority on organizational development and by the United Kingdom Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development as an internationally-renowned expert on technology, business, and work.

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