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Coaching Corporate MVPs: Challenging and Developing High-Potential Employees by Margaret Butteriss

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CHAPTER 5
Coaching MVPs and High-Potentials
 
 
 
Coaching in general is a broad-ranging activity that can take place at many levels of the organization. MVP coaching, by contrast, is a highly specialized function that focuses on a very narrow range of people: the 5 to 10 percent of employees who deliver exceptional value to the organization. As employees who constantly seek to improve their own performance as well as that of the organization, MVPs are particularly open to being coached. But, as individuals who aren’t afraid to challenge existing ways of thinking and acting, who, in other words, know their own minds, MVPs can also present some unique coaching challenges and opportunities. As we have seen in Chapter 4, MVP coaching can be provided ...

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