Executive Coaching with Backbone and Heart: A Systems Approach to Engaging Leaders with Their Challenges (The Jossey-Bass Business and Management Series) / Edition 1

Executive Coaching with Backbone and Heart: A Systems Approach to Engaging Leaders with Their Challenges (The Jossey-Bass Business and Management Series) / Edition 1

by Mary Beth O'Neill
ISBN-10:
0787950165
ISBN-13:
9780787950163
Pub. Date:
03/28/2000
Publisher:
Wiley

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Executive Coaching with Backbone and Heart: A Systems Approach to Engaging Leaders with Their Challenges (The Jossey-Bass Business and Management Series) / Edition 1

If you've been looking for sound direction on how to coach top executives, here it is. In Executive Coaching with Backbone and Heart, Mary Beth O'Neill outlines the dynamic approach to coaching leaders that she's developed over the course of a twenty-year career. Her unique perspective and sage advice, backed by a specific four-phase methodology, gives you the means to successfully manage the coach-client relationship and effect dramatic changes that ensure the business outcomes leaders' want. It's a one-of-a-kind guide for executive coaches—both aspiring and established—that fills a long-standing gap in coaching literature.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780787950163
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/28/2000
Series: Business and Management Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.26(w) x 9.07(h) x 0.95(d)

Table of Contents

Preface Acknowledgements 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 Challenges of the Executive Coach
4. The Triangled Coach: Being Effecitve in the Middle
Part Two: The Four Phases of Coaching
5. Phase 1 -
Contracting: Find a Way to Be a Partner
6. Phase 2 -
Action Planning: Keep Ownership with the Client
7. Phase 3 -
Live-Action Coaching: Strike When the Iron is Hot
8. Phase 4 -
Debreifing: Define a Learning Focus
Part Three: Special Applications
9. Making a Strategic Transition to the Role of Executive Coach
10. Helping Leaders Effectively Coach Employees

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