Book News: October 4th, 2007

By Carol WilsonPerformance coaching helps individuals and organizations achieve their maximum potential, tackle challenges and reach specific goals. It leads to personal and professional development and helps to create a work-life balance.

The book is both an introduction for anyone thinking of hiring a coach and a reference guide for experienced coaches. A practical guide to the ‘what’ and the ‘how’ of performance coaching, it covers all topics from the personal and executive angle and explains the structure of a coaching relationship. There is extensive guidance on coaching techniques, models and tools as well as advice on how to train as a coach, how to run a coaching practice and how to structure coaching sessions. It describes the how, who, when and where of coaching for performance and good leadership and explains what is coaching, the techniques involved and the models that can be applied.

Complete with worksheets and exercises, evaluations and international case studies this is a thorough guide to performance coaching. With insights into the best coaching tools and techniques, there are plenty of coaching nuggets.

Published by Kogan-Page ISBN: 9780749450823. 24.95 pounds.