Coached to Lead. How to Achieve Extraordinary Results with an Executive Coach. J–B US non–Franchise Leadership

  • ID: 2213217
  • Book
  • Region: United States
  • 272 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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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

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Preface ix

Acknowledgments xvii

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

Bibliography 235

Index 239

About the Author 249

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Susan Battley, Psy.D., Ph.D., is an internationally renowned executive coach and authority on leadership and organization effectiveness. She has worked with Fortune 500 CEOs, Nobel laureates, and university presidents. Commended by the Clinton White House Office of Science and Technology for her media work in leadership, she has been a featured expert on leadership behavior on CNN, CNBC, and NPR, as well as in theNew York Times, theWall Street Journal, and theWashington Post. Battley is founder and CEO of Battley Performance Consulting.
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