Your Coach (in a Book): Mastering the Trickiest Leadership, Business, and Career Challenges You Will Ever Face

Your Coach (in a Book): Mastering the Trickiest Leadership, Business, and Career Challenges You Will Ever Face

by Robert Hargrove, Michel Renaud
     
 

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"The Hottest Thing in Management Today is Getting a Coach."
–FORTUNE

"The Benefits of Coaching Appear to Win Over Even the Most Cynical Clients Within Just a Few Weeks."
–INDUSTRY WEEK

Coaching has proven to be one of the most powerful and effective ways for leaders to develop and improve their performance. Yet working one-on-one with a coach

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"The Hottest Thing in Management Today is Getting a Coach."
–FORTUNE

"The Benefits of Coaching Appear to Win Over Even the Most Cynical Clients Within Just a Few Weeks."
–INDUSTRY WEEK

Coaching has proven to be one of the most powerful and effective ways for leaders to develop and improve their performance. Yet working one-on-one with a coach is not always possible. If you want the experience of masterful coaching, Your Coach (In a Book) provides a time-efficient and affordable solution.

Based on the authors’ highly successful Masterful Coaching approach, Your Coach (In a Book) is designed to help you master your trickiest leadership, business, and career challenges.

Throughout, master-level coaches Robert Hargrove and Michel Renaud engage the reader in a "coaching conversation" about your most important goals, pivotal decisions, bothersome issues, and dilemmas. Your Coach (In a Book) simulates the experience of working with a personal coach. drawing on thousands of hours of coaching conversations. It gives you the insights you need to set aspirational goals, master the corporate chessboard, and create new openings for action where you are stuck or ineffective.

Your Coach (In a Book) offers leadership lessons that are powerful, profound, and practical. Follow along, as if you were attending regular sessions with your own coach, or reference the information as needed to deal with a particular situation.

Each section of the book addresses a typical situation you are likely to encounter in mastering your leadership journey, provides a teachable point of view that will help you see things differently, and offers a template for action.

Your Coach (In a Book) offers a new paradigm of leadership development based on coaching leaders in real time to achieve leadership and business breakthroughs, versus abstract training programs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787971281
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/11/2004
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.02(d)

What People are saying about this

From the Publisher
“Imagine reading stories about extraordinary coaching conversations with leaders who have faced issues and problems just like yours—conversations that led to simple, powerful, but nonobvious solutions. Imagine the eye- opening insights and new openings for possibility and action that could be triggered in you as you read with your own commitments at stake. . .your own red-hot issues! We wrote this book with you in mind.”
—From the Introduction

"Your Coach (In a Book) provides bang for the buck in terms of in-depth insights into the leadership, business, and career dilemmas that managers in all organizations face."
—Tom Kaiser, president, Arch Insurance

"You can read Your Coach (In a Book) cover to cover so as to simulate a year-long coaching program, or flip through it with your issues in   mind and find the golden nugget and run with it. In either case it really delivers.”
—Richard Severance, senior vice president, ConocoPhillips

“Robert Hargrove and Michel Renaud's Your Coach (In a Book) will make you feel like you have hired a masterful coach—at an affordable price—who will give you tremendous power and velocity in reaching your goals.”
—Debby Pindar, senior project manager, Khimetrics Inc.

Meet the Author

Robert Hargrove is chairman of Masterful Coaching, Inc., of Brookline, Massachusetts, and a former director of the Harvard Leadership Research Project. Hargrove focuses on inspiring and empowering executive leaders in business, government, and nonprofit sectors to make a difference in their world. He is the author of Masterful Coaching (from Jossey-Bass), Mastering the Art of Creative Collaboration, E-Leader, and other books.
Michel Renaud is a senior partner in Masterful Coaching, Inc. He is the mastermind behind the acclaimed "Action Coaching" program, which is for people in groups.

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