Coaching for Performance

by John Whitmore

Paper Book, 2002

Status

Available

Call number

IBMC Library - HD 58.82 W47 2002

Publication

London ; Naperville, IL : Nicholas Brealey, 3rd edition

ISBN

1857883039 / 9781857883039

Description

Coaching is a way of managing, a way of treating people, a way of thinking, a way of being. Coaching has matured into an invaluable profession fit for our times and this fourth edition of the most widely read coaching book takes it to the next frontier. - John Whitmore Good coaching is a skill that requires a depth of understanding and plenty of practice if it is to deliver its astonishing potential. This extensively revised and expanded new audio edition of Coaching for Performance clearly explains the principles of coaching and illustrates them with examples of high performance from business and sport. It continues to follow the GROW sequence (Goals, Reality, Options, Will) and clarifies the process and practice of coaching by describing what coaching really is, what it can be used for, when and how much it can be used, and who can use it well.… (more)

Local notes

CONTENTS:
1 What Is Coaching? -- 2 The Manager as Coach -- 3 The Nature of Change -- 4 The Nature of Coaching -- 5 Effective Questions -- 6 The Sequence of Questioning -- 7 Goal Setting -- 8 What Is Reality? -- 9 What Options Do You Have? -- 10 What Will You Do? -- 11 What Is Performance? -- 12 Learning and Enjoyment -- 13 Motivation -- 14 Coaching for Purpose -- 15 Coaching for Meaning -- 16 Coaching the Corporation -- 17 Feedback and Assessment -- 18 The Development of a Team -- 19 Coaching Teams -- 20 Overcoming Barriers to Coaching -- 21 The Multiple Benefits of Coaching
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