Coaching for Performance: Growing People, Performance and Purpose / Edition 3

by John Whitmore
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ISBN-13: 9781857883039
Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing
Publication date: 01/28/2002
Series: People Skills for Professionals Series
Edition description: 3RD
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 7.54(w) x 9.15(h) x 0.54(d)

About the Author

Sir John Whitmore has received the President's Award from the International Coach Federation in recognition for his work in the coaching field. He consults and lectures widely on coaching and teamworking for business with Performance Cuonsultants International ( After running businesses in the UK, Switzerland and USA he founded Inner Game Ltd with Timothy Gallwey which has been highly influential in introducing new approaches to sports and business training. Sir John Whitmore began his career as a professional racing driver, driving for the highly successful Ford team at Le Mans and won both the British and European Saloon Car championships in the 1960s.

Table of Contents

Introduction PART I: THE PRINCIPLES OF COACHING 1 What is Coaching? 2 Manager as Coach 3 The Nature of Change 4 The Nature of Coaching 5 Effective Questions 6 The Sequence of Questioning 7 Goal Setting 8 What is Reality? 9 What Options Do You Have? 10 What Will You Do? PART II: THE PRACTICE OF COACHING 11 What is Performance? 12 Learning and Enjoyment 13 Motivation and Self-Belief 14 Coaching for Meaning and Purpose 15 Feedback and Assessment 16 The Development of a Team 17 Coaching Teams 18 Overcoming Barriers to Coaching 19 The Multiple Benefits of Coaching PART III: LEADERSHIP FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE 20 The Challenge to Leaders 21 The Foundation of Leadership 22 The Qualities of Leadership PART IV: TRANSFORMATION THROUGH TRANSPERSONAL COACHING 23 Emotional Intelligence 24 Tools of Transpersonal Psychology 25 The Future Focus of Coaching

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