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Coaching for Performance: GROWing Human Potential and Purpose: The Principles and Practice of Coaching and Leadership, 4th Edition

Book Description

Good coaching is a skill that requires a depth of understanding and plenty of practice if it is to deliver its astonishing potential. This extensively revised and expanded new edition clearly explains the principles of coaching and illustrates them with examples of high performance from business and sport. It continues to follow the GROW sequence (Goals, Reality, Options, Will) and clarifies the process and practice of coaching by describing what coaching really is, what it can be used for, when and how much it can be used, and who can use it well. Coaching for Performance raises the bar of coaching with the addition of new chapters elaborating on advanced transpersonal coaching, the crossover between coaching and leadership, evolution and social responsibility, the future of coaching and its applications in times of crisis and change.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Contents
  5. Introduction
    1. GROW FOR IT!
  6. Part I The Principles of Coaching
    1. 1 What Is Coaching?
      1. THE SPORTING ORIGINS OF COACHING
    2. 2 The Manager as Coach
      1. THE ROLE OF THE MANAGER
    3. 3 The Nature of Change
    4. 4 The Nature of Coaching
      1. RAISING AWARENESS
      2. RESPONSIBILITY
      3. THE MIND IS KEY
      4. QUALITIES OF A COACH
    5. 5 Effective Questions
    6. 6 The Sequence of Questioning
    7. 7 Goal Setting
      1. OWNERSHIP OF GOALS
      2. A SAMPLE COACHING SESSION
    8. 8 What Is Reality?
      1. THE SPORTING ORIGINS OF COACHING
      2. REALITY QUESTIONS
    9. 9 What Options Do You Have?
      1. MAXIMIZING CHOICES
    10. 10 What Will You Do?
      1. CONCLUDING THE COACHING CYCLE
  7. Part II The Practice of Coaching
    1. 11 What Is Performance?
      1. THE JOHNSONVILLE SAUSAGE
    2. 12 Learning and Enjoyment
      1. ENJOYMENT
    3. 13 Motivation and Self-Belief
      1. MOTIVATION AND MASLOW
      2. MASLOW AND LEADERSHIP
    4. 14 Coaching for Meaning and Purpose
      1. COACHING QUESTIONS FOR MEANING AND PURPOSE
    5. 15 Feedback and Assessment
      1. FEEDBACK
      2. SELF-ASSESSMENT
    6. 16 The Development of a Team
      1. HIGH-PERFORMING TEAMS
      2. STAGES OF TEAM DEVELOPMENT
    7. 17 Coaching Teams
      1. THE APPLICATION OF COACHING IN TEAMS
    8. 18 Overcoming Barriers to Coaching
      1. EXTERNAL BARRIERS
      2. INTERNAL BARRIERS
    9. 19 The Multiple Benefits of Coaching
      1. COACHING TO WIN
  8. Part III Leadership for High Performance
    1. 20 The Challenge to Leaders
      1. COACHING THE CORPORATION
      2. COACHING FOR CULTURE CHANGE
    2. 21 The Foundation of Leadership
    3. 22 The Qualities of Leadership
      1. VALUES
      2. VISION
      3. AUTHENTICITY
      4. AGILITY
      5. ALIGNMENT
      6. PURPOSE
      7. LEADERS FOR THE FUTURE
  9. Part IV Transformation through Transpersonal Coaching
    1. 23 Emotional Intelligence
    2. 24 Tools of Transpersonal Psychology
      1. TWO DIMENSIONS OF GROWTH
      2. CRISIS MANAGEMENT
      3. SUBPERSONALITIES
      4. DEEPER UNDERSTANDING
      5. THE MOUNTAIN OF LIFE
      6. OTHER TRANSPERSONAL TOOLS
    3. 25 The Future Focus of Coaching
  10. Appendix: Some solutions to the nine dot exercise
  11. Bibliography
  12. Acknowledgments