Leadership Coaching for Results

Leadership Coaching for Results

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This book will help you transform your leadership coaching practice. Helping the coach and client deepen their a€œmastery of practicea€, Leadership Coaching for Results propels us into the best possible practices for leadership coaching in the twenty-first century. Leadership now isna€™t what we considered it in the past a€“ increasingly diverse and decentralised organisational teams, and continuing economic turmoil, demand a different style of leadership development. Starting with a broad-ranging and indispensable review of the literature on leadership, this book examines current cutting-edge practices in coaching. It moves on to a comprehensive and practical global description of leadership coaching, and concludes by offering several challenging scenarios of what the next ten years may hold. This book will give you a myriad of perspectives, insights and pearls of wisdom to use in strengthening your practice and your leadership. Dr Sunny Stout-Rostron is one of the leading practitioners in this field; the Founding President of the professional body Coaches and Mentors in South Africa (COMENSA); and a Founding Fellow at the Institute of Coaching at Harvard/McLean Medical School. Sunny is the author of six books, including Business Coaching Wisdom and Practice: Unlocking the secrets of business coaching, and Business Coaching International: Transforming individuals and organisations. ____________________________________________________________ a€œI hope everyone in every coaching capacity will read this a€“ because I want coaching to change the worlda€ a€“ Nancy Kline, author of Time to Think and More Time to Think a€œHere is an amazing opportunity to learn from a master coach, brilliant teacher and leader in the field of leadership coaching. Sunny Stout-Rostron has captured what you need to pay attention to with regards to cutting-edge practices of coaching. This is a must read!a€ a€“ Donna Karlin, author of Leaders: Their stories, their words a€“ Conversations with Human-Based Leadersa„c a€œSunny has provided an amazing resource for coaches, which highlights the best of contemporary thinking and leading-edge work in our field side-by-side with the historical context. Packed with useful insights, this book is an indispensable addition to a coacha€™s toolkita€ a€“ David B. Peterson PhD, Director: Executive Coaching and Leadership, Google, Inc. a€œAn incisive review of leadership theory contextualises a global perspective of the complexities that leaders face now and in the future. In an unregulated industry the future of coaching will depend on professional services and practices, making this an essential resource for all those involved in leadership development and business coachinga€ a€“ Lise Lewis, President, European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC)Contingency. theories. In 1967, Fiedler published A Theory of Leadership Effectiveness in which he presented a theoretical approach called the ContingencyModel. Thismodel proposed that leaders approachgroup task situationsanbsp;...

Title:Leadership Coaching for Results
Author:Sunny Stout-Rostron
Publisher:Knowledge Resources Publishing - 2014-09-19


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