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Perhaps more so than in any other situation, coaching allows practitioners to quickly forge collaborative relationships with their clients and help them maximize their performance in work and in life. teaches coaches how to conduct conversations that are most useful to clients in achieving their goals within a brief period of time. The authors, two of the leading practitioners of the brief coaching method, masterfully guide readers through the steps of this process-from the initial meeting to follow-up sessions to troubleshooting setbacks-while illustrating essential skills with ample case examples.This book is written for coaches who want to reduce the time it takes to provide effective coaching while making the best use possible of resources the client brings to the table. At the same time it is written for the benefit of today's clients, so many of whom want to avoid coaching that is time-intensive and costly, and instead seek coaching that is organized, efficient, and affordable.Whether your clients seek a solution to a specific problem or strive toward a more general life goal, this invaluable resource will put you on the path to brief coaching success.

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For those involved with executive coaching, Berg and Szabó describe the brief coaching method, a quick way to help clients reach their goals. They define the concept and outline language strategies and tools, sessions, assignments between sessions, difficult situations and clients, and what to do in crises and emergencies. The appendix contains exercises, and an accompanying DVD is also available. There is no bibliography. Berg is Director of the Brief Family Therapy Center, and Szabó is director of a coaching school in Switzerland.
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For those involved with executive coaching, Berg and Szabó describe the brief coaching method, a quick way to help clients reach their goals. They define the concept and outline language strategies and tools, sessions, assignments between sessions, difficult situations and clients, and what to do in crises and emergencies. The appendix contains exercises, and an accompanying DVD is also available. There is no bibliography. Berg is Director of the Brief Family Therapy Center, and Szabó is director of a coaching school in Switzerland. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Like so many helping professionals today, coaches are discovering that the most effective treatment plan is not always the one that takes the most time.

Synopsis:

A solution-focused approach to coaching from a leader in the field. Successful coaching is about finding solutions and optimizing a client's life. Insoo Kim Berg, one of the founders of solution-focused psychotherapy, shows how to achieve these goals by applying this unique approach to coaching. All coaches, as well as therapists, will benefit from these techniques for creating effective and transformative conversations.

About the Author

Insoo Kim Berg, MSW, codeveloped Solution-Focused Brief Therapy and is Director of the Brief Family Therapy Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her most recent books are Children's Solution Work (with Therese Steiner) and Interviewing for Solutions (with Peter de Jonge).Peter Szabó, Doctor of Law and Master Certified Coach, is Founder and Director of Weiterbildungsforum Basel, the largest coaching school in Switzerland. He also teaches coaching at several European universities. He coaches individual and corporate clients on management and life issues.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393704723
Author:
Berg, Insoo Kim
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Author:
Szabo, Peter
Author:
Szab", Peter
Subject:
Counseling
Subject:
Management - General
Subject:
Personal coaching
Subject:
Executive coaching
Subject:
Management
Subject:
Business management
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Norton Professional Books
Publication Date:
20051031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
8.6 x 5.9 x 1 in 0.97 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Like so many helping professionals today, coaches are discovering that the most effective treatment plan is not always the one that takes the most time.
"Synopsis" by , A solution-focused approach to coaching from a leader in the field. Successful coaching is about finding solutions and optimizing a client's life. Insoo Kim Berg, one of the founders of solution-focused psychotherapy, shows how to achieve these goals by applying this unique approach to coaching. All coaches, as well as therapists, will benefit from these techniques for creating effective and transformative conversations.
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