A Coach's Guide to Developing Exemplary Leaders: Making the Most of The Leadership Challenge and the Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI) / Edition 1

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Kouzes' and Posner's bestselling The Leadership Challenge has been the most trusted source for becoming a better leader for millions of executives. This new guide from Kouzes and Posner, written in conjunction with coaching experts Elaine Biech, provides practical information and tools for integrating The Practices of Exemplary Leadership into a coaching practice or program. Filled with best practices and success stories as well as worksheets and checklists, this comprehensive resource enables coaches to quickly and easily adapt their coaching regimen to include The Leadership Challenge and the Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI).

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470377116
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 7/20/2010
  • Series: J-B Leadership Challenge: Kouzes/Posner Series, #202
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 675,914
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

JAMES M. KOUZES and BARRY Z. POSNER are thebestselling coauthors of The Leadership Challenge, TheTruth About Leadership, A Leader's Legacy,Credibility, Encouraging the Heart, and TheLeadership Challenge Workbook, and over a dozen other books andworkbooks on leadership. They also developed the highly-acclaimedLeadership Practices Inventory (LPI), a 360-degree assessment toolbased on The Five Practices. They are among the most sought-afterscholars and educators on the subjects of leadership and leadershipdevelopment.

ELAINE BIECH is president and managing principal of ebbassociates, inc, a strategic implementation, leadershipdevelopment, and experiential learning consulting firm. She is alsothe author of over four dozen books and articles includingTraining for Dummies. Her website can be found atwww.ebbweb.com.

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Table of Contents

Part I: Coaching to Improve the Five Practices 1

Chapter 1 Accept the Leadership Challenge 3

Chapter 2 Coaching to Model the Way 21

Chapter 3 Coaching to Inspire a Shared Vision 57

Chapter 4 Coaching to Challenge the Process 89

Chapter 5 Coaching to Enable Others to Act 125

Chapter 6 Coaching to Encourage the Heart 167

Part II: Improve Your Coaching Competence 205

Chapter 7 Coaching for Success 207

Chapter 8 Coaching Competencies 233

Chapter 9 The Coaching Process 291

Chapter 10 Coaching When Things Go Awry 319

Chapter 11 Coach Yourself to Mastery 3 3 1

Reading List for Coaches 347

Index 351

About the Authors 365

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