ISBN-10:
0787986399
ISBN-13:
9780787986391
Pub. Date:
07/27/2007
Publisher:
Wiley
Executive Coaching with Backbone and Heart: A Systems Approach to Engaging Leaders with Their Challenges / Edition 2

Executive Coaching with Backbone and Heart: A Systems Approach to Engaging Leaders with Their Challenges / Edition 2

by Mary Beth A. O'Neill

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ISBN-13: 9780787986391
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 07/27/2007
Series: The Jossey-Bass Business and Management Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 427,541
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Mary Beth O'Neill is an executive coach, leadership consultant, author, and leader of the Executive Coach Training Seminar Series. She can be reached at www.mboExecutiveCoaching.com.

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Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

The Author.

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 Challengesand 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 IsHot.

8. Phase 4—Debriefing: Define a Learning Focus.

9. An ROI Method for Executive Coaching: Have the ClientConvince the Coach of the Return on Investment.

PART THREE: SPECIAL APPLICATIONS.

10. Making a Strategic Transition to the Role of ExecutiveCoach.

11. Helping Leaders Effectively Coach Employees.

Afterword: Coaching for the Coach.

Appendix A: The Core Activities and Outcomes of the CoachingPhases.

Appendix B: Executive Coaching Skills Self-AssessmentSurvey.

Appendix C: Questions for Clients.

Appendix D: Combining Coaching and Consulting for PowerfulResults.

Notes.

References.

Index.

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