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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Coaching for Excellence by Jane Creswell

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Introduction
What is the biggest challenge you face in your job today?
What actions have you considered to address these challenges?
What one thing could you do this week to eliminate those barriers?
These are the kinds of questions coaches ask—of their colleagues, of their direct reports, and even of themselves. Coaching is that simple.
But coaching is more than simply asking questions. It’s a way to get people to focus on the obstacles preventing them from making forward progress, to develop their own strategies for overcoming the obstacles, to put specific action plans in place, and then to evaluate the results of those actions.
This book will show you how to use a coach approach to help you and your colleagues make progress, improve productivity, ...

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