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Performance Coaching

A Complete Guide to Best Practice Coaching and Training

Use this bestselling guide to embed a coaching culture in any organization to increase performance.
EAN: 9781789664461
Edition: 3
Format: 235x160
432 pages

About the book

Performance Coaching is a complete resource for improving organizational and employee performance through coaching. Full of tips, tools and checklists, it covers all the fundamental elements of the coaching process, from developing the skills needed to coach effectively, to coaching in leadership, manager-as-coach training, cross-cultural coaching and measuring return on investment. It explores the key techniques and models in the field to allow readers to identify which approach is most suited to specific situations. Featuring case studies from organizations including Virgin, IKEA, the NHS and England Rugby showing how effective coaching approaches have been applied in practice, this book is for coaches of all levels of experience, as well as HR managers and leaders looking to embed a coaching culture in their organizations.

This revised third edition of Performance Coaching has been updated to include the latest insights and developments and contains new chapters on creating a global coaching culture, the coaching-mentoring-managing continuum and how to lead a generative thinking meeting. New material also covers distance coach training, neuroscience in coaching, coaching the bully at work and coaching in education.

About the authors

Carol Wilson

Carol Wilson is a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management, the Association for Coaching, and the Professional Speaking Association. She is on the Global Advisory Panel at the Association for Coaching and a Trustee to the non-profit MOE Foundation, where she designs coaching programmes for underprivileged young people and the African Prisons Project. A multicultural expert, Carol Wilson has designed coaching and leadership programmes all over the world for organisations including IKEA, Philip Morris, the BBC, Hilti and NCR. She has won and been nominated for several awards for coaching and writing. She is the author of Performance Coaching, A Complete Guide to Best Practice Coaching and Training featuring forewords by Sir John Whitmore and Sir Richard Branson; she has also contributed to 6 books and published over 50 articles.Carol experienced the value of a coaching culture firsthand during a decade working at board level with Sir Richard Branson at Virgin. Later she held board-level positions with Island Records, Warner Brothers and Polygram. Since entering the coaching field in 2000 she has studied with thought leaders including Nancy Kline and Tim Gallwey, and collaborated with Sir John Whitmore David Grove.She is a keynote speaker at conferences worldwide including The HR Summit Budapest, the Asian Emerging Leaders Summit Hong Kong, Guts for Change Mumbai, Catalyst Australia, HRD London, and the China Executive Coaching Conference Shanghai.

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A fundamental read to give a connected view of coaching from a broad range of perspectives, which is particularly important and helpful when it comes to applying coaching in a way that adds value in a complex corporate context.

Sara Gosden, Director, Global Talent Management, Expedia Group