Executive coaching with backbone and heart a systems approach to engaging leaders with their challenges

Praise for Executive Coaching with Backbone and Heart "In this book, O'Neill brings form and structure to the art of executive coaching. Novices are provided a path while seasoned practitioners will find affirmation."--Daryl R. Conner, CEO and president, ODR-USA, Inc. "Mary Beth...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: O'Neill, Mary Beth
Format: eBook
Published: San Francisco, CA Jossey-Bass 2007
Edition:Second edition
Series:The Jossey-Bass business & management series
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Collection: O'Reilly - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • An introduction to executive coaching
  • Developing a strong signature presence
  • Systems thinking : understanding the executive's challenges and the coach's challenges
  • The triangled coach : being effective in the middle
  • Phase 1 : contracting : find a way to be a partner
  • Phase 2 : planning : keep the ownership with the client
  • Phase 3 : live-action coaching : strike while the iron is hot
  • Phase 4 : debriefing : define a learning focus
  • An ROI method for executive coaching : have the client convince the coach of the return on investment
  • Making a strategic transition to the role of executive coach
  • Helping leaders effectively coach employees