What They′re Saying About Coached to Lead
"An excellent resource for business leaders and technical professionals who want to maximize their effectiveness in today′s global marketplace."
Nido Qubein, chairman, Great Harvest Bread Company
"A highly original and effective approach to demystifying executive coaching."
Maurits La Rivière, secretary general emeritus, International Council for Science
"I was impressed with many aspects, including the case studies, leader interviews, and easy writing style."
Manuel London, professor of management and director of the Center for Human Resource Studies, Stony Brook University
"This book has a high ′reality quotient′ in terms of practical application and business impact. Insightful and results–oriented."
Brendan J. O′Halloran, vice–chair and regional head, USA, TD Securities
"A terrific resource and guide for reaching the peak of your abilities."
Linda Byars Swindling, J.D., coauthor, The Consultant′s Legal Guide
"Highly recommended to executives at the front end of a coaching engagement, to coaches, and to HR procurers and generalists."
Randall P. White, Ph.D., The Executive Development Group and Duke University
1 Ten Myths About Executive Coaching 1
2 Is Executive Coaching Right for You? 20
3 How to Pick Your Perfect Coach 41
4 Terms of Engagement 64
5 The Five–Step Coaching Model 84
6 Assess for Success 104
7 Your Powerhouse Action Plan 125
8 Action and Impact 147
9 Reviewing Results That Matter 168
10 Sensitive and Sticky Coaching Situations 191
11 Supervisor and Sponsor Playbook 213
About the Author 249