The Business Coaching Toolkit: Top 10 Strategies for Solving the Toughest Dilemmas Facing Organizations / Edition 1

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Overview

Discover the 10 best Coaching practices for solving problems and implementing change with clients—right away

Coaching works, there's no doubt about that. But the coaching industry is going through tremendous change that all professional coaches need to address.

Equipping coaching professionals to stay on the cutting-edge of their craft, The Business Coaching Toolkit: Top 10 Strategies for Solving the Toughest Dilemmas Facing Organizations expertly provides a collection of application-based, proven tools that present creative solutions to common situations encountered in today's workplace.

This hands-on guide creatively empowers professionals to:

  • Achieve greater performance by identifying and maximizing strengths and managing weaknesses
  • Lead their team or client through setting specific, measurable, and reasonable goals
  • Discover the deeper meaning of vision and tie goals into the client's core values
  • Guide clients through a comprehensive analysis of their current situation—the good, the bad, and the ugly

Whether it's increasing a client's time management skills, giving feedback to an employee, or building a leadership team, The Business Coaching Toolkit presents a valuable supply of straightforward exercises designed to bring a new dimension to every coaching professional's work with clients.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470146927
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 9/21/2007
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 995,164
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.41 (h) x 0.93 (d)

Meet the Author

Stephen G. Fairley is one of the leading business coaches in the United States. His work has been featured in Harvard Management Update, Fortune Small Business, the ABA Journal, Entrepreneur, and Inc. magazines. He is the coauthor of Getting Started in Personal and Executive Coaching (Wiley). In 2004, he was named "America's Top Marketing Coach" by CoachVille, the world's largest professional coaching association.

Bill Zipp is President of Leadership Link, Inc. (www.LeadershipLink.net). As a seasoned small business specialist, Bill has spent thousands of hours working with hundreds of business leaders across the country. His proven program, The Business Fitness System, is a step-by-step plan for building a strong, self-sustaining small business. Bill is an award-winning author, speaker, and master business coach as well as a professional member of the National Speakers Association and their Business Coaching Professional Experts Group.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Introduction. The Evolution of Professional Coaching.

Chapter One. Developing a Leadership Vision (It's NOT What You Think!).

Chapter Two.The One-Percent Solution.

Chapter Three. Getting Things Done Through Others.

Chapter Four. Making Goals SMART.

Chapter Five. The Power of Positive Praise.

Chapter Six. Making Feedback Effective.

Chapter Seven. A New Twist on SWOT.

Chapter Eight. The Life Leadership Dashboard.

Chapter Nine. The Sixth Suitcase.

Chapter Ten. What Color is Your Team?

Chapter Eleven. Using the Ten Tools.

Appendix. The Ten Tools.

Bibliography.

Index.

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