Adaptive Coaching: The Art and Practice of a Client-Centered Approach to Performance Improvement / Edition 1

Adaptive Coaching: The Art and Practice of a Client-Centered Approach to Performance Improvement / Edition 1

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by Terry R. Bacon, Karen I. Spear, Karen I. Spear
     
 

ISBN-10: 0891061878

ISBN-13: 9780891061878

Pub. Date: 09/28/2003

Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing


Adaptive Coaching offers a research-based approach to creating learning opportunities that will close the gap between expectations and results. Authors Bacon and Voss draw from over 2,000 case studies of Fortune 500 employees to show how people prefer to be coached, and offer the key tools and techniques required to identify each client’s true needs.

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Adaptive Coaching offers a research-based approach to creating learning opportunities that will close the gap between expectations and results. Authors Bacon and Voss draw from over 2,000 case studies of Fortune 500 employees to show how people prefer to be coached, and offer the key tools and techniques required to identify each client’s true needs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780891061878
Publisher:
Nicholas Brealey Publishing
Publication date:
09/28/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

About the Authors xi

Introduction xv

Part 1 Assessing Clients' Needs 1

1 The Contexts of Coaching 5

2 Negotiating Expectations 25

3 The Needs Compass 41

4 The Real Issues 61

5 Adapting to Clients' Preferences 89

Part 2 Practicing Adaptive Coaching 121

6 Initiating Coaching Sessions 123

7 Managing the Dialogue 137

8 Listening and questioning 157

9 Sharing Your Observations with Clients 183

10 Pushing and Pulling 205

11 Closing Coaching 227

Part 3 Driving Deep and Lasting Change 239

12 Helping Clients Change 243

13 Transformational Coaching (from the Inside Out) 265

14 Performance Coaching (from the Outside In) 295

Part 4 Becoming an Adaptive Coach 319

15 The Informed Practioner 321

16 Completing Your Own Journey 329

References 335

Resources for Adaptive Coaches 339

Index 355

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