PART ONE: CORE CONCEPTS: THE COACH'S STANCE.
1. An Introduction to Executive Coaching.
2. Developing a Strong Signature Presence.
3. Systems Thinking: Understanding the Executive's Challenges and the Coach's Challenges.
4. The Triangled Coach: Being Effective in the Middle.
PART TWO: METHODOLOGY: THE FOUR PHASES OF COACHING.
5. Phase 1—Contracting: Find a Way to Be a Partner.
6. Phase 2—Planning: Keep Ownership with the Client.
7. Phase 3—Live-Action Coaching: Strike While the Iron Is Hot.
8. Phase 4—Debriefing: Define a Learning Focus.
9. An ROI Method for Executive Coaching: Have the Client Convince the Coach of the Return on Investment.
PART THREE: SPECIAL APPLICATIONS.
10. Making a Strategic Transition to the Role of Executive Coach.
11. Helping Leaders Effectively Coach Employees.
Afterword: Coaching for the Coach.
Appendix A: The Core Activities and Outcomes of the Coaching Phases.
Appendix B: Executive Coaching Skills Self-Assessment Survey.
Appendix C: Questions for Clients.
Appendix D: Combining Coaching and Consulting for Powerful Results.