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Effective Modern Coaching by Myles Downey

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– Chapter 11 –

Coaching for leaders and managers

So far, I have covered the underlying principles, key models, and many of the skills of effective coaching, and I have tried to give a sense of what coaching looks like in practice. In this chapter I intend to show how coaching fits in the organizational context, and in the leader or manager’s role. Crucially, I want to discuss how to use coaching to benefit the organization and the player.

Up till now, it has not been necessary to distinguish between the needs of the professional coach and those of the leader or manager. As we begin to think about coaching in the working life, however, it becomes necessary to distinguish between the two roles. So, in this chapter I will present most of the content ...

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