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Accelerating Your Development as a Leader: A Guide for Leaders and their Managers / Edition 1

Accelerating Your Development as a Leader: A Guide for Leaders and their Managers / Edition 1

by Robert Barner


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470593646
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/22/2011
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Dr. Barner has had 25 years of experience in the fields ofleadership and professional development, including severalcorporate executive positions. He currently holds the position ofAssociate Director of Executive Education within the SouthernMethodist University's Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education& Human Development. He is also the owner of Plano ExecutiveAdvisory Services, a management consultancy specializing in theareas of executive coaching and leadership development (
Dr. Barner is a prolific writer whose writing contributions includesix books on the subjects of career counseling and leadershipdevelopment with translations into German, Norwegian, and Estonian.He has also been a contributor to several university texts, haswritten over 40 articles for academic journals, and has been areviewer for both the Journal of Organizational ChangeManagement and the Journal of ManagementDevelopment.
Dr. Barner has presented to several international symposia andconferences, including the American Society for Training andDevelopment, The Society for Human Resource Management, The WorldFuture Society, and the National OD Network. His articles on thesubjects of career planning, executive coaching, executivedevelopment, and team building have appeared in such publicationsas The Wall Street Journal’s National BusinessEmployment Weekly, The OD Practitioner, CareerDevelopment International, Team Performance Management,The Journal of Organizational Change Management, HRMagazine, and Training & Development.
Dr Barner holds a Masters and Doctorate in Organization Developmentfrom Fielding Graduate University, a Masters in CounselingPsychology from Nova Southeastern, and Bachelors degrees inEducation and Psychology from Florida Atlantic University.
He can be reached at

Table of Contents


Participant’s Preface 3

1 Managing a Company of One 7

2 Closing the Gap 17

3 Building Your Plan 38

4 Leveraging Developmental Assignments 58

5 Accelerating Your Learning 85

6 Managing Your Personal Brand 122


Leader’s Preface 163

1 The What and the Why of Managerial Coaching 165

2 How to Implement Coaching 175

3 Helping Others to Identify Developmental Gaps 188

4 Helping Others Build Their Plans 196

5 Helping Others Leverage Developmental Assignments 205

6 Helping Others Accelerate On-the-Job Learning 217

7 Coaching Others on Brand Management 231

About the Author 240

Index 243

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