The Art and Practice of Leadership Coaching: 50 Top Executive Coaches Reveal Their Secrets


This landmark resource presents a wide variety of perspectives and proven best practices from fifty of today's top executive coaches:

Nancy J. Adler
John Alexander
David Allen
Shirley Anderson
Julie Anixter
Marian Baker
Joel Barker
Kim Barnes
Christopher A. Bartlett
Ken Blanchard
Jim Bolt
William Bridges
W. Warner Burke
Niko Canner
Jay Conger
Bill Davidson
David Dotlich
Leigh Fountain
Robert M. Fulmer
Joel Garfinkle
Fariborz Ghadar
David Giber
Marshall Goldsmith
Vijay Govindarajan
Michael Hammer
Phil Harkins
Sally Helgesen
Paul Hersey
Frances Hesselbein
Beverly Kaye
Jim Kouzes
Richard J. Leider
Bobbie Little
Jim Moore
Howard Morgan
Barbara Moses
Bruce Pfau
Gifford Pinchot
Barry Posner
C.K. Prahalad
Gary Ranker
Judy Rosenblum
Stratford Sherman
Ken Siegel
Richard Strozzi-Heckler
R. Roosevelt Thomas Jr.
Noel M. Tichy
Brian Tracy
Dave Ulrich
Albert A. Vicere

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471705468
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/16/2004
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 1,020,185
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Meet the Author

HOWARD MORGAN is Managing Director of the Leadership Research Institute and is recognized globally as a top executive coach and leadership development expert.

PHIL HARKINS is President and CEO of Linkage, Inc., an international leadership and organizational development company. He is also an acknowledged expert and frequent author on the subjects of leadership, communication, and coaching.

MARSHALL GOLDSMITH is a world authority on helping successful leaders achieve positive, measurable change in behavior. He is the author or editor of eighteen books, including the bestselling The Leader of the Future.

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Table of Contents


About the Editors.

Research Sponsor: Linkage, Inc.

Research Partner: Hewitt Associates.

1. The Coaching Landscape, by Linkage, Inc.


2. Selecting the Right Coach.

3. Creating a Powerful Coach-Coachee Partnership.


4. Coaching Leaders/Behavioral Coaching.

Marshall Goldsmith.

Jim Kouzes.

Frances Hesselbein.

Jay Conger.

Dave Ulrich.

Barry Posner.

Howard Morgan.

Ken Siegel.

Bobbie Little.

Kim Barnes.

5. Career/Life Coaching.

Richard J. Leider.

William Bridges.

Beverly Kaye.

David Allen.

Barbara Moses.

Brian Tracy.

Shirley Anderson.

Joel Garfinkle.

Richard Strozzi-Heckler.

Marian Baker.

6. Coaching for Leadership Development.

Noel M. Tichy.

Robert M. Fulmer.

Ken Blanchard.

Paul Hersey.

Nancy J. Adler.

Albert A. Vicere.

John Alexander.

Jim Bolt.

David Giber.

Jim Moore.

7. Coaching for Organizational Change.

Phil Harkins.

W. Warner Burke.

Sally Helgesen.

R. Roosevelt Thomas Jr.

Gifford Pinchot.

David Dotlich.

Stratford Sherman.

Gary Ranker.

Leigh Fountain.

Bruce Pfau.

8. Strategy Coaching.

C. K. Prahalad.

Vijay Govindarajan.

Christopher A. Bartlett.

Fariborz Ghadar.

Michael Hammer.

Joel Barker.

Niko Canner.

Julie Anixter.

Bill Davidson.

Judy Rosenblum.


9. Applying the Behavioral Coaching Model Organization-Wide.

10. The Leader as Coach.

David Kepler and Frank T. Morgan.


11 Is Coaching Worth the Money? Assessing the ROI of Executive Coaching.

12 Interpretative Data: What’s Shaping the Coaching Marketplace.



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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 31, 2005

    Great book -- the best coaching book out there

    This is a terific book. Its a great combination of in-depth analysis and practical how to advice. The authors are some of the best coaches in the world, so thier advice has been tested in the real world. This is where I'll point people interested in the best book on coaching!

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