The principles and art of succesful business coaching
Written by one of the world s leading business coaches, this book provides authoritative and proven guidance and techniques for managers, executives, or indeed coaches, who want to bring out the full potential of their employees and clients through coaching. Individual performance is a cornerstone of corporate performance and the need to achieve more productivity or innovation from fewer is becoming increasingly vital. Coaching is a demonstrably successful approach to helping individuals perform to higher levels. This book aims to develop managers and executives into great coaches, who can transform the performance of individuals and teams in their organizations.
Publisher: LID Publishing
FORMAT: 150 pp; 216 x138 mm
Number of pages: 224
‚ÄúMyles Downey‚Äôs concept is a literal realization of the coaching idea itself. His approach is fundamental, practical, modern and persistently connected with those who have attained maximum understanding of how humans learn.‚ÄĚ
‚ÄúIf you buy one book on coaching this year make it this one.‚ÄĚ
‚ÄúA seminal work that positions coaching where it needs to be... driving performance. I have used this work in leadership programmes in many different sectors and countries and it resonates with all. The only coaching text you need.‚ÄĚ
‚ÄúCoaching is one of the most powerful levers any leader has to drive the performance of their team, and Myles is one of the most insightful thinkers in the field. Effective Modern Coaching is an inspiring work that takes a compassionate view of a very human challenge: helping individuals to reach their potential. ‚Äú
Myles Downey is the founder of The School of Coaching, and was part of the team that established The Alexander Corporation (acknowledged by The Economist as ‚Äúthe leading provider of executive coaching in Europe‚ÄĚ). He is widely regarded as one of the best business coaches in the world.
This is the story of Illustrator and art director Ben Tallon‚Äôs journey from¬†his childhood hobby of drawing, to a freelance career working with the¬†world‚Äôs most glamorous clients in illustration, graphic design, music, lm¬†and television.
HOW THE FUTURE¬†CAN BE WONAuthor:¬†Lars Tvede
Human creativity has been one of the¬†fundamental drivers of civilization¬†and progress ‚Äď solving immense¬†problems, creating opportunities¬†and overcoming enemies like no¬†other force. Often it has baffled its¬†skeptics by finding new and better¬†resources, unexpected environmental¬†technologies and genuinely amazing¬†products that no one had predicted.
However, like so many before¬†it, Western civilization is now¬†suffering from serious internal¬†decay with its bloated public sectors,¬†punitive taxes, over-regulation,¬†marginalized citizens, stagnation,¬†debt, unemployment and pessimism.
Making billions by saving the planetAuthors: Carl Hall
As fi ve billion people turn middle class, the world is entering an unprecedented age of scarcity. We‚Äôve already seen it in the form of rising prices for raw materials and land. But this is just the beginning; soon our economies will be constrained by shortages in water and other raw materials, not to mention the increasing threat of global warming.
In a remote corner of the earth, a few small nations have been preparing for this resource scarcity. A movement that started in the Nordic region, and now spreading globally. A new breed of entrepreneurs ‚Äď the Environmental Capitalists ‚Äď are creating the solutions desperately needed to save a shrinking planet. And they are doing it with the system that is often seen as the cause of the problems we face today ‚Äď capitalism. They have turned their backs on corporate social responsibility, sustainability and traditional environmentalism, seeing them as ineff ective, hypocritical and uninspiring. Instead, they have come to realize that capitalism is the only tool that can deliver solutions on the scale we need.
This inspiring book by self-confessed environmental capitalist Carl Hall presents fi ve principles on how to win in the coming age of scarcity. It provides entrepreneurs, companies, investors and policy-makers with specifi c examples and ideas on how to help save the planet and generate profi ts at the same time.
A simple approach to become more productiveAuthors: Ben Elijah The pressure to be more productive is a nightmare for any business person ‚Äď both at work and at home ‚Äď but this doesn‚Äôt have to be a problem anymore. This book introduces eight habits that can turn procrastination into productivity and the pain of overburden into the pleasure of achievement. As you read this book, you will develop productive habits allowing your to-do list to dissolve effortlessly. The secret to unlocking each habit is explained in a compelling way and the book is packed with concise advice and engaging diagrams.
50 ways to generate ideas more effectivelyAuthor:¬†Kevin Duncan
Ideas are the fuel of business ‚Äď it only takes one good one to make a difference. Distilled into this single, handy-sized volume are 50 of the most useful diagrams and visual techniques, many of which are used by consultants, academics, MBA students and smart managers globally to help them think of and create great ideas.
Building the Perpetually Innovative CompanyAuthors:¬†Kai Engel, Violetka Dirlea, Stephen Dyer and Jochen Graff.
Masters of Innovation is the manual for creating a sustainable innovative organization ‚Äď because innovation is not an art. It‚Äôs a capability. The past 15 years have brought a flood of how-to books about innovation, most of them stuffed with stories of startling eureka moments and charismatic leaders. These stories have little to teach business leaders their own innovation capability. But Masters of Innovation clearly and concisely explains how managers make innovation more than just a ‚Äėbreakthrough moment‚Äô.
This book offers the real experience of the world‚Äôs best Innovators. These are not just the hot ‚Äėtech‚Äô companies of the moment, but companies growing in traditional sectors‚ÄĒautomotive, train travel, household appliances‚ÄĒwhere slow growth would be expected. Many have been in business for generations, and still they grow. Being innovative is a repeatable process that can be studied and learned, one that will sustain a company‚Äôs profitable growth for decades.
It's Never OK to Kiss the Interviewer And other secrets to surviving, thriving and high fiving at work.This¬†is¬†a¬†book¬†for¬†anyone¬†who¬†wants¬†to¬†progress¬†and¬†be¬†happy and¬†successful¬†in¬†their¬†working¬†life.¬†Be¬†it¬†school¬†leaver,¬†university graduate¬†or¬†existing¬†employee¬†looking¬†to¬†drive¬†their¬†career forward¬†‚Äď¬†this¬†book¬†offers¬†a¬†refreshing¬†approach¬†to¬†an¬†every¬†day subject;¬†one¬†which¬†is¬†becoming¬†more¬†and¬†more¬†critical¬†as unemployment¬†figures¬†grow.
Authors:¬†Brian Kalms and Oliver Freestone
In this collection of articles, Elix-IRR‚Äôs retail professionals¬†examine the fundamental changes brought about by the¬†digital consumer and the related shifts in the industry.¬†The articles discuss many of the challenges and opportunities¬†on which our clients seek our advice.
These are not only the fashionable issues of customer¬†insight and multichannel shopping, but also the challenges¬†which arise through organisational change, the drive for¬†supply chain efficiency and the transformation of IT from¬†a back office cost centre to the enabling mechanism for¬†customer interaction and loyalty.
The art of turning uncertainty into opportunityAuthors:¬†Steven D‚ÄôSouza and Diana Renner
In order to thrive in worrying times,¬†this fascinating book proposes we¬†head, uncomfortably, towards the¬†unknown, rather than away from it.¬†By developing a unique relationship¬†with Not Knowing we discover a new¬†way of living, working and succeeding¬†in our modern world.
This book re-frames the concept of Not¬†Knowing, from being in a fearful place¬†of weakness and ignorance, moving¬†to something we must engage with¬†personally. It introduces us to a new¬†paradigm, where Not Knowing becomes¬†an exciting opportunity, where we are¬†no longer limited by what we already¬†know and our habitual reactions tothings that life throws at us, so that¬†deeper knowing can emerge, full of ¬†rich possibilities and wisdom.