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.
Communicate what you stand for¬†by telling a better storyAuthor:¬†Mark Masters Marketing has changed more¬†in the past 20 years than any¬†other business discipline. So why¬†are we relying on the same-old¬†textbooks? Why do business¬†owners still think that shouting¬†louder than the competition is¬†the answer to longevity? The old marketing way, where¬†we were encouraged to spend¬†more on advertising and to be¬†seen, is dead. Marketing was¬†about interrupting the masses,¬†but times have changed. The¬†only differentiator we have, as¬†businesses, are the stories we tell.
Taking the¬†organization from the¬†industrial era to¬†the age of ideasAuthors:¬†Dr Mark Powell and Jonathan Gifford My Steam Engine is Broken calls on¬†a fresh generation of organizational¬†leaders to stop trying to fix a broken¬†and outmoded structure, and to create¬†new, successful working structures¬†that work with, not against, people‚Äôs¬†natural modes of behaviour. The authors explore the way in which¬†the Steam Engine organizational¬†model is no longer offering job¬†satisfaction to its members precisely¬†(and paradoxically) because members¬†are not being enabled, and are often¬†being prevented, from delivering¬†what the organization most needs¬†from them: self-direction, innovation,¬†leadership and heartfelt commitment.
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.
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.
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.
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.