"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.
This extensively revised and expanded new edition clearly explains the principles of coaching, with illustrations from business and sport.
Coaching for Performance
Author: John Whitmore
Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing
This edition now out of print. 4th Edition available.
To stay on top, companies need to do more than just tread water—they need to grow. And that means that their employees need to develop and improve their skills at the same pace. More than ever, managers are being encouraged to improve employee performance through effective coaching, but so few of them have the time—or the knowledge—it takes to do it successfully. Brian Emerson and Ann Loehr have spent years showing some of the country’s top companies how to develop their most promising employees. Now in this helpful manual they guide managers through every step of the coaching process, from problem solving to developing accountability. Readers will discover:the top 10 tips every manager should know before he starts to coach • how to handle difficult conversations, conflicting priorities, and problem team members • how to hold follow-up meetings after goals and priorities have been set • sample questions they can adapt to various situations • examples of common problems and how they can use coaching to address them.Clear, practical and straightforward, this is an invaluable tool that will help all leaders coach employees, colleagues, and themselves to excellence.
"This book is about coaching people who matter to you -- which in its essence means reaching, informing, and motivating them, to help them reach their full potential"--
Taking the Leap
Author: Kasia Wezowski
Publisher: Nicholas Brealey
Organized into three sections: Finding Yourself and Your Purpose, Finding Your Clients, and Finding Success, Taking the Leap provides relevant and practical advice from twenty-four well-known coaches who have built sustainable coaching businesses whole doing what they love-helping people. Success tips and strategies from global, coaching masters infused with their own personal accounts of how they got their start: MARSHALL GOLDSMITH on becoming a better businessperson JACK CANFIELD on continuous improvement KIERON SWEENEY on promoting yourself HEATHER RAMSEY on selecting a business model MARK THOMPSON on partnering with industry leaders and influencers KELVIN LIM on specialization JOHN DEMARTINI on putting your mission first PATRYK WEZOWSKI on scaling your business MARC STEINBERG on inner wisdom MIRNA BACUN on leveraging LinkedIn VISHEN LAKHIANI on building a visionary business
Author: Myles Downey
Publisher: Cengage Learning
"A book about achieving actual results for individuals, teams, and orgnizations"--Back cover.
Excellence in Coaching
Author: Jonathan Passmore
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
Excellence in Coaching presents cutting-edge thinking in the field of workplace coaching. This comprehensive industry guide enables coaches to achieve personal excellence in a rapidly evolving profession through a collection of best-practice material from some of the biggest names in the profession including Carol Wilson, Peter Hawkins and Cary Cooper. Part One covers the business of coaching, telling practitioners everything they need to know about setting up a coaching practice, defining the coaching requirements, building a business case and embedding best practice in workplace coaching. Part Two covers models and approaches including NLP, appreciative coaching, cognitive behavioural coaching and solution-focused coaching. Part Three considers issues around coaching including evaluating coaching programmes, ethics, and coaching supervision. This latest edition has been updated to reflect recent developments in the industry and includes a new chapter on team coaching. Excellence in Coaching is essential reading for practising coaches as well as for anyone studying coaching through the ILM, coaching training, a Master's course, or more generally as part of a psychology or business degree.
Written by one of the world s leading business coaches, this book provides authoritative and proven guidance and techniques for managers, executives, or indeed coaches, who want to bring out the full potential of their employees and clients through coaching. Individual performance is a cornerstone of corporate performance and the need to achieve more productivity or innovation from fewer is becoming increasingly vital. Coaching is a demonstrably successful approach to helping individuals perform to higher levels. This book aims to develop managers and executives into great coaches, who can transform the performance of individuals and teams in their organizations.
Author: Carol Wilson
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
Performance Coaching offers a guide to the fundamentals of coaching with an overview of all the key principles, tools and case studies you need to develop more advanced knowledge. Whether you're thinking about becoming a coach, already running a professional coaching practice or thinking about how you can embed a coaching culture in your organization, Carol Wilson illustrates how to develop a best practice approach. Using practical tools throughout and with international case studies to illustrate the various cultural challenges coaches and managers can face, Performance Coaching is a complete resource for developing coaching in any organization. This new edition of Performance Coaching has been completely updated to offer a greater focus on building a coaching culture in organizations and the challenges that leaders face in understanding and developing a coaching approach.
Coaching Youth Basketball
Author: Don Showalter, American Sport Education Program
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Presents best practices, drills, and coaching tips for coaching youth basketball, covering such aspects of player development as teaching skills, encouraging teamwork, and providing a safe playing environment.
The Coaching Habit
Author: Michael Bungay Stanier
Publisher: Box of Crayons Press
Coaching is an essential skill for leaders. But for most busy, overworked managers, coaching employees is done badly, or not at all. They're just too busy, and it's too hard to change. But what if managers could coach their people in 10 minutes or less? In Michael Bungay Stanier's The Coaching Habit, coaching becomes a regular, informal part of your day so managers and their teams can work less hard and have more impact. Coaching is an art and it's far easier said than done. It takes courage to ask a question rather than offer up advice, provide an answer, or unleash a solution. Giving another person the opportunity to find their own way, make their own mistakes, and create their own wisdom is both brave and vulnerable. It can also mean unlearning our ''fix it'' habits. In this practical and inspiring book, Michael shares seven transformative questions that can make a difference in how we lead and support. And, he guides us through the tricky part - how to take this new information and turn it into habits and a daily practice. -Brené Brown, author of Rising Strong and Daring Greatly Drawing on years of experience training more than 10,000 busy managers from around the globe in practical, everyday coaching skills, Bungay Stanier reveals how to unlock your peoples' potential. He unpacks seven essential coaching questions to demonstrate how---by saying less and asking more--you can develop coaching methods that produce great results. - Get straight to the point in any conversation with The Kickstart Question - Stay on track during any interaction with The AWE Question - Save hours of time for yourself with The Lazy Question, and hours of time for others with The Strategic Question - Get to the heart of any interpersonal or external challenge with The Focus Question and The Foundation Question - Finally, ensure others find your coaching as beneficial as you do with The Learning Question A fresh, innovative take on the traditional how-to manual, the book combines insider information with research based in neuroscience and behavioural economics, together with interactive training tools to turn practical advice into practiced habits. Dynamic question-and-answer sections help identify old habits and kick-start new behaviour, making sure you get the most out of all seven chapters. Witty and conversational, The Coaching Habit takes your work--and your workplace--from good to great.
Legendary coach Pat Tyson covers all aspects of building a great cross country program. Offering real-world advice for coaches, Coaching Cross Country Successfully includes valuable insights on developing athletes, maximizing performance, training programs, recruiting runners, race strategies, and meet preparation.
Coach Joe Friel is the most trusted name in endurance sports coaching, and his Cyclist's Training Bible is the most comprehensive and reliable training resource ever written for cyclists. This new edition of the bestselling book includes all of the latest advances in training and technology. Using this book, cyclists can create a comprehensive, self-coached training plan that is both scientifically proven and shaped around their personal goals. Friel empowers athletes with every detail they need to consider when planning a season, lining up a week of workouts, or preparing to race. This fourth edition includes extensive revisions on the specifics of how to train and what to eat. Friel explains how cyclists can: best gauge intensity with power meters and other new training technology to maximize form and fitness and reduce fatigue; more knowledgeably and accurately make changes to their annual training plan over the course of a season; dramatically build muscular endurance with strength training; improve body composition and recovery with smarter nutrition. With more case studies to draw from and multiple contingency plans for those times when training doesn't progress as planned, The Cyclist's Training Bible continues to be the definitive guide to optimal cycling performance.
Author: Terry Bacon, Laurie Voss
Publisher: Nicholas Brealey
Handbook offering key tools and techniques coaches require to identify client needs and solve problems.