Coaching for Leadership: Writings on Leadership from the World's Greatest Coaches, 3rd Edition

Book description

Today's coaches are challenged with the recurring task of weaving threads from several disciplines into a tapestry that is fit for purpose in helping their clients learn and succeed. In this sense, the coach has to become a discriminating eclectic, developing a keen sense of judgment to select which threads are best woven into the fabric and those that it would be better to simply throw away. Coaching for Leadership is intended to be a cherished companion in that learning journey presented by the world's greatest coaches, including: Marshall Goldsmith, Paul Hersey, Beverly Kay, Daivd Ulrich and many more.

Table of contents

  1. Cover
  2. Table of Contents
  3. Title
  4. Copyright
  5. Foreword
  6. Dedication
  7. Preface to the Third Edition
  8. Preface to the Second Edition
  9. Preface to the First Edition
  10. Acknowledgments
  11. About the Editors
  12. Part I: Foundations of Coaching
    1. Chapter 1: Coaching for Behavioral Change
      1. Our “Pay for Results” Executive Coaching Process
      2. Qualifying the Coaching Client
      3. Involving Key Stakeholders
      4. Steps in the Leadership Coaching Process
      5. The Value of Behavioral Coaching for Executives
    2. Chapter 2: Coaching at the Heart of Strategy
      1. Observing the Coaching Scene
      2. The Learning Executive
      3. Striving for Success
      4. Coaching in Practice
      5. External and Internal Agents
      6. A Blueprint for Success
    3. Chapter 3: Situational Leadership and Executive Coaching
      1. Situational Leadership
      2. The Executive Coaching Guide
      3. Performance Gap and Cause Analysis
      4. Leading with Questions
      5. Summary
    4. Chapter 4: Coaching and Consultation Revisited: Are They the Same?
      1. Who Initiates the Coaching Relationship?
      2. Who Is Being Coached?
      3. In What Role Is the Client Being Coached?
      4. What Is the Actual Goal of the Coaching?
      5. Conclusion
    5. Chapter 5: Demystifying the Coaching Mystique
      1. What Can I Expect from My Coaching Experience?
      2. To Whom Can I Turn for My Coaching?
      3. Conclusion
  13. Part II: Portrait of A Leader
    1. Chapter 6: The Accomplished Leader
      1. A Clear Focus on Coaching
      2. Requisite Variety
      3. Thinking Like a Theorist
      4. Learning by Theory
      5. Susan’s Story
      6. Systems Change Agent
      7. Theoretical Foundations
      8. Acting Like a Researcher
      9. The Hybrid Coach
    2. Chapter 7: Writing for Leadership: Penning Your Leadership Voice
      1. Where Do I Start?
      2. Music to Their Ears or Scratching Nails Across a Chalkboard?
      3. Conclusion
    3. Chapter 8: Seeking Value in a Shattered World of Work
      1. Generation Why
      2. Talking About My Generation
    4. Chapter 9: The Right Stuff of Leadership
      1. Why Presence Matters
      2. Coaching for Leadership Presence
      3. How Leaders Can Practice Implementing Leadership Presence
      4. Perception of Presence
      5. A Note on Gender
      6. Presence to Purpose
      7. Creating “Followership”
      8. Things to Do to Develop Your Presence
    5. Chapter 10: The Purposeful Leader: A Purpose Checkup
      1. Meaning Matters
      2. “What Gets You up in the Morning?”
      3. The Ultimate Test for Leadership: Success with Fulfillment
    6. Chapter 11: When Leaders Are Coaches
      1. Set Clear Standards
      2. Expect the Best
      3. Set the Example
      4. It’s About Caring
  14. Part III: Challenges and Forces of Change
    1. Chapter 12: Awareness Coaching for Men and Women
      1. Coaching Women
      2. Coaching Men
    2. Chapter 13: Coaching to Empower
      1. Coaching in the Sports Arena
      2. Coaching in the Diversity Arena
      3. The Viability of Empowerment Coaching
      4. Initial Steps
    3. Chapter 14: Leading Across National Boundaries
    4. Chapter 15: Coaching for Governance
      1. The Stormy Seas of Business Leadership
      2. Tough at the Top
      3. The Governance Context
      4. Coaching for Governance
      5. Identifying Need
      6. Identifying Providers
    5. Chapter 16: Leadership Insight: Going Beyond the Dehydrated Language of Management
      1. A Leadership of Possibility
      2. Leadership Insight: Seeking Wisdom Through Reflection
      3. Aspiring to Leadership That Matters
      4. Reflection: Coming Back to Your Unique Perspective
      5. Sources of Wisdom
      6. Painting Leadership: Going Beyond the Dehydrated Language of Management
      7. Still Life: An Invitation to Reflect
      8. Reality in Translation: Asking the Right Questions
      9. The Fierce Urgency of Now
  15. Part IV: Recognizing and Developing High-Potentials
    1. Chapter 17: Coaching for Engagement and Retention
    2. Chapter 18: Coaching Future Lawyer-Leaders: A Case Study
      1. Elon’s Leadership Development Program
    3. Chapter 19: Team Building Without Time Wasting
      1. Steps in the Process
      2. Why This Process Works
    4. Chapter 20: Leaders Building Leaders: High-Potential Development and Executive Coaching at Microsoft
      1. What Led Microsoft to Make the Change
      2. Microsoft Bench Leaders Building Leaders—The New High-Potential Development Experience
      3. Coaching as a Primary Development Component for Hi-Po Development at Microsoft
      4. Conclusion
    5. Chapter 21: The Care and Feeding of Hi-Po Leaders
      1. The Hi-Po Paradox
      2. Hamlet for Hi-Pos: Its Relevance and Relationship to Situational Leadership®
      3. Meeting Them Where They Are
    6. Chapter 22: Mentoring Is Circular
  16. Part V: Into Action
    1. Chapter 23: Effectively Influencing Decision Makers: Ensuring That Your Knowledge Makes a Difference
    2. Chapter 24: From the FastForward Playbook: Successfully Transition into Bigger Roles
      1. Moving Up: What Matters Most
      2. The Leader’s Journey
      3. Accelerating Success in New Roles: Actions You Can Take
    3. Chapter 25: Strength in Numbers: The Advantage of Being a Top Team
      1. Top Teams Versus High Performance Teams
      2. Developing the High-Potential Leader
    4. Chapter 26: Double Your Value
    5. Chapter 27: Creating Winners in the Career Game: What Every Player and Coach Needs to Know
      1. The Moves That Matter Most
      2. Now the Next Move
  17. Part VI: Coaching Models and Tools
    1. Chapter 28: Coaching Tools for the Leadership Journey
      1. Leadership Is a Journey
      2. The Relationship Mapping Tool
      3. The Leadership Point of View
      4. An Inspirational Leader
    2. Chapter 29: Try FeedForward Instead of Feedback
      1. Eleven Reasons to Try Feed Forward
    3. Chapter 30: Three Types of Hi-Po and the Realise2 4M Model: Coaching at the Intersection of Strengths, Strategy, and Situation
      1. The Hard-Wired Hi-Po
      2. The Hard-Working Hi-Po
      3. The Humble Hi-Po
      4. Helping the Hi-Pos: The Realise2 Strengths Model
      5. Coaching Hi-Pos with the Realise2 4M Model
      6. The 3S-P Model: Performance at the Intersection of Strengths, Strategy, and Situation
    4. Chapter 31: Coaching High-Potential Women: Using the Six Points of Influence Model for Transformational Change
      1. Ascending the Corporate Ladder
      2. The Six Points of Influence Model for Transformational Change
      3. Getting Started with the Six Points of Influence
      4. Case Illustrations of the Six Points Model at Work
      5. Conclusion
      6. A Call to Action
  18. Part VII: Coaching For Leadership—Premium Web Content
  19. Index

Product information

  • Title: Coaching for Leadership: Writings on Leadership from the World's Greatest Coaches, 3rd Edition
  • Author(s): Marshall Goldsmith, Laurence Lyons, Sarah McArthur
  • Release date: May 2012
  • Publisher(s): Pfeiffer
  • ISBN: 9780470947746