The Extraordinary Coach: How the Best Leaders Help Others Grow

The Extraordinary Coach: How the Best Leaders Help Others Grow

The Extraordinary Coach: How the Best Leaders Help Others Grow

  • Format: Hardback | 320 pages
  • Dimensions: 165 x 234 x 28mm | 542g
  • Publication date: 16 Jul 2010
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
  • Imprint: McGraw-Hill Professional
  • Publication City/Country: New York, NY, United States
  • Language: English
  • ISBN10: 0071703403
  • ISBN13: 9780071703406
  • Bestsellers rank: 303,978


"A wonderful and indispensable guide to the practice of coaching. The authors are among the mostseasoned practitioners around . . . and it shows! Whether you are coaching subordinates or clients,you will want to keep this book close at hand-full of detailed guidance."
-Jay A. Conger, Kravis Professor of Leadership Studies,Claremont McKenna College, and author of Building Leaders and Learning to Lead

"Stinnett and Zenger provide a comprehensive look at the value of coaching inside the organization,complete with a process, tools, and supports for getting started.This book is a great resource and contribution to the field!"
-Pam McLean, Ph.D., CEO, Hudson Institute of Santa Barbara"Finally, and I do mean finally, a book has emerged that is the very best guide to the philosophy,competencies, and discipline required to be a coach who makes a true difference in lives ofothers. This is not a book to read. It is a book to study and live by. Why? Because it is all there: theright questions, the right answers, and the right motives of giving your best to others."
-Larry Wilson, CEO, The Wilson Collaborative, and author of Play to Win!

"The Extraordinary Coach offers a compelling view of what it means to be a truly effective leader-one who empowers and grows capability through coaching. It demystifiescoaching into an actionable framework that generates immediate change."
-Christy Consler, Vice President, Leadership Developmentand Sustainability, Safeway, Inc.

"Powerful, thought-provoking, and packed with practical tools, concepts, and ideas you can useimmediately. It will change the way you think about coaching, and about yourself."
-Lou Kaucic, retired Chief People Officer of Applebee's International, founder of CoachesCollective International

About the Book:

Imagine your workplace filled with curious,creative, committed employees. Peoplewho take initiative, who are fearless decisionmakers, who "own" their work. With theright coaching system in place, this dream willsoon become reality.

With The Extraordinary Coach, leadershipguru Jack Zenger and coaching expertKathleen Stinnett deliver an entire toolboxfor coaching your organization to success.While other such books simply tell you howto coach, The Extraordinary Coach uses companionvideos (at,worksheets, checklists, sample questions, andthe latest research fi ndings to provide a fullimmersioncourse on becoming the kindof coach who brings dramatic changes toan organization.

Applying Zenger and Stinnett's system,you'll see immediate results in your businessincluding:

Increased productivityHigh-energy company cultureDynamic supervisor/employeerelationshipsCreative problem solvingGreater risk takingHeightened innovation
The authors collected 360-degree feedbackassessments from some of the most effectiveleaders in business today and identified thosewho were excellent coaches. Then they combinedthe research with the latest findingsfrom the worlds of psychology, adult development,and systems theory to map out the realscience behind effective coaching. The resultis a practical, evidence-based coaching systemthat can be applied in any type of business.

When you coach individuals to success, youlead your entire organization to success. This"interactive" package is exactly what you needto master one of today's most critical businessleadership skills.

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