Coaching for Performance Fifth Edition: The Principles and Practice of Coaching and Leadership UPDATED 25TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION
Coaching delivers high performance in you, your team, and your organization. "Coaching for Performance is the proven resource for all coaches and pioneers of the future of coaching." - Magdalena N. Mook, CEO, International Coach Federation (ICF)
"Shines a light on what it takes to create high performance." - John McFarlane, Chairman, Barclays, Chairman, TheCityUK
Coaching for Performance is the definitive book for coaches, leaders, talent managers and professionals around the world.
An international bestseller, featuring the influential GROW model, this book is the founding text of the coaching profession. It explains why enabling people to bring the best out of themselves is the key to driving productivity, growth, and engagement. A meaningful coaching culture has the potential to transform the relationship between organizations and employees and to put both on the path to long-term success.
Written by Sir John Whitmore, the pioneer of coaching, and Performance Consultants, the global market leaders in performance coaching, this extensively revised and extended edition will revolutionize the traditional approach to organizational culture. Brand-new practical exercises, corporate examples, coaching dialogues, and a glossary strengthen the learning process, whilst a critical new chapter demonstrates how to measure the benefits of coaching as a return on investment, ensuring this landmark new edition will remain at the forefront of professional coaching and leadership development.
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A Note to the Reader
Creating HighPerformance Cultures
Coaching Is Emotional Intelligence in Practice
The Leader as Coach
Partnership and Collaboration
Coaching for Lean Performance
Coaching for Safety Performance
Measuring the Benefits and ROI of Coaching
How to Effect Cultural Change
The Qualities of Leadership
The Ladder to Mastery
Glossary of Coaching Terms
able accountability achieve action activity agreed ALICE answers approach awareness become behaviors beliefs benefits bring build challenge Chapter choice clear coachee’s coaching commitment communication complete continuous conversation course create culture direction discussed driving effective emotional employees enable engagement example experience explore feel Figure focus focused future give global goal going GROW happen human ideas identified impact important improve increase individual Inner intelligence interdependent issues lead leaders leadership learning listening look meaning measure meet MICHELLE mind mindset motivate move options organizations performance person possible potential powerful practice principles problem questions raise reality relationship requires responsibility session share situation skills stage step style success things thought trust trying understanding values vision