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Coached to Lead: How to Achieve Extraordinary Results with an Executive Coach (J-B Us Non-Franchise Leadership)

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Top performers in business, the professional services, and the public and nonprofit sectors use executive coaches to support and extend their success. In fact, nearly 50 percent of Fortune 500 companies now use executive coaches to produce better leaders faster. Yet despite its popularity, many people interested in executive coaching — either for themselves or someone else—are uncertain about what to expect or how to pick the right coach. How do you hire a coach? Are you a good candidate for coaching? What are the tangible benefits? What does it cost? How long will it take?

Coached to Lead is the first consumer's guide to executive coaching. Drawing on her twenty years of experience and direct research with an elite international clientele, renowned CEO?coach Susan Battley offers step-by-step advice for achieving the same extraordinary results that top leaders get from executive coaching. Filled with insider tips, engaging real-life cases, and handy checklists and sample documents, Coached to Lead will help anyone who considers working with a professional coach to make smart decisions that maximize valuable resources. Battley reveals all the insider secrets about coaching—how to determine your coaching readiness, how to choose the right coach, and how to use a winning five-step coaching model. She covers all the issues commonly raised as well as not-so-obvious situations and troubleshooting.

Included are observations on leadership effectiveness by such notables as

  • Robert ErburuCEO, Times Mirror Corporation
  • John H. Marburger IIIWhite House presidential science adviser
  • Rhonda BrownCEO, Nine West Footwear Corporation
  • Maurice LévyCEO, Publicis Groupe
  • Theresa GattungCEO, Telecom New Zealand

Coached to Lead is an indispensable resource for business executives, technical professionals, entrepreneurs and business owners, supervisors, human resource managers, and executive coaches.

Synopsis:

Coached to Lead is the first consumer’s guide to executive coaching. Drawing on her twenty years of experience and direct research with an elite international clientele, renowned CEO coach Susan Battley offers step-by-step advice for achieving the same extraordinary results that top leaders get from executive coaching. Filled with insider tips, engaging real-life cases, and handy checklists and sample documents, Coached to Lead will help anyone who considers working with a professional coach to make smart decisions that maximize valuable resources. Battley reveals all the insider secrets about coaching—how to determine your coaching readiness, how to choose the right coach, and how to use a winning five-step coaching model. She covers all the issues commonly raised as well as not-so-obvious situations and troubleshooting.

Synopsis:

What They're Saying About Coached to Lead

"An excellent resource for business leaders and technical professionals who want to maximize their effectiveness in today's global marketplace."
Nido Qubein, chairman, Great Harvest Bread Company

"A highly original and effective approach to demystifying executive coaching."
Maurits La Rivière, secretary general emeritus, International Council for Science

"I was impressed with many aspects, including the case studies, leader interviews, and easy writing style."
Manuel London, professor of management and director of the Center for Human Resource Studies, Stony Brook University

"This book has a high 'reality quotient' in terms of practical application and business impact. Insightful and results-oriented."
Brendan J. O'Halloran, vice-chair and regional head, USA, TD Securities

"A terrific resource and guide for reaching the peak of your abilities."
Linda Byars Swindling, J.D., coauthor, The Consultant's Legal Guide

"Highly recommended to executives at the front end of a coaching engagement, to coaches, and to HR procurers and generalists."
Randall P. White, Ph.D., The Executive Development Group and Duke University

About the Author

Susan Battley, Psy.D., Ph.D., is an internationally renowned executive coach and authority on leadership and organization effectiveness. She has worked with Fortune 500 CEOs, Nobel laureates, and university presidents. Commended by the Clinton White House Office of Science and Technology for her media work in leadership, she has been a featured expert on leadership behavior on CNN, CNBC, and NPR, as well as in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post. Battley is founder and CEO of Battley Performance Consulting.

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Acknowledgments xvii

1 Ten Myths About Executive Coaching 1

2 Is Executive Coaching Right for You? 20

3 How to Pick Your Perfect Coach 41

4 Terms of Engagement 64

5 The Five-Step Coaching Model 84

6 Assess for Success 104

7 Your Powerhouse Action Plan 125

8 Action and Impact 147

9 Reviewing Results That Matter 168

10 Sensitive and Sticky Coaching Situations 191

11 Supervisor and Sponsor Playbook 213

Bibliography 235

Index 239

About the Author 249

Product Details

ISBN:
9781118431146
Author:
Battley, Susan
Publisher:
Jossey-Bass
Subject:
Leadership
Subject:
Training & Human Resource Development / Coaching & Mentoring
Subject:
lead, coach, executive coaching, professional coaching, five-step coaching model, leader, coaching sponsors, coach ability, coaching methods, coaching action plan, coaching envy, coaching goals, coaching relationship
Subject:
Management / Leadership
Subject:
Business Writing
Copyright:
Series:
J-B US non-Franchise Leadership
Series Volume:
232
Publication Date:
20060718
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
272

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Business » Human Resource Management
Business » Management
Business » Writing

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Product details 272 pages Jossey-Bass - English 9781118431146 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Coached to Lead is the first consumer’s guide to executive coaching. Drawing on her twenty years of experience and direct research with an elite international clientele, renowned CEO coach Susan Battley offers step-by-step advice for achieving the same extraordinary results that top leaders get from executive coaching. Filled with insider tips, engaging real-life cases, and handy checklists and sample documents, Coached to Lead will help anyone who considers working with a professional coach to make smart decisions that maximize valuable resources. Battley reveals all the insider secrets about coaching—how to determine your coaching readiness, how to choose the right coach, and how to use a winning five-step coaching model. She covers all the issues commonly raised as well as not-so-obvious situations and troubleshooting.
"Synopsis" by , What They're Saying About Coached to Lead

"An excellent resource for business leaders and technical professionals who want to maximize their effectiveness in today's global marketplace."
Nido Qubein, chairman, Great Harvest Bread Company

"A highly original and effective approach to demystifying executive coaching."
Maurits La Rivière, secretary general emeritus, International Council for Science

"I was impressed with many aspects, including the case studies, leader interviews, and easy writing style."
Manuel London, professor of management and director of the Center for Human Resource Studies, Stony Brook University

"This book has a high 'reality quotient' in terms of practical application and business impact. Insightful and results-oriented."
Brendan J. O'Halloran, vice-chair and regional head, USA, TD Securities

"A terrific resource and guide for reaching the peak of your abilities."
Linda Byars Swindling, J.D., coauthor, The Consultant's Legal Guide

"Highly recommended to executives at the front end of a coaching engagement, to coaches, and to HR procurers and generalists."
Randall P. White, Ph.D., The Executive Development Group and Duke University

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