Coaching for Performance, 5th Edition: The Principles and Practice of Coaching and Leadership

  • 8h 5m 13s
  • John Whitmore
  • Gildan Media
  • 2019

An international best-seller, featuring the influential GROW model, this book explains why enabling people to bring the best out of themselves is the key to driving productivity, growth, and engagement. A meaningful coaching culture has the potential to transform the relationship between organizations and employees and to put both on the path to long-term success.

Written by Sir John Whitmore, the pioneer of coaching, and Performance Consultants, the global market leaders in performance coaching, this extensively revised and extended edition will revolutionize the traditional approach to organizational culture. Brand-new practical exercises, corporate examples, and coaching dialogues strengthen the learning process, whilst a critical new chapter demonstrates how to measure the benefits of coaching as a return on investment, ensuring this landmark new edition will remain at the forefront of professional coaching and leadership development.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 What is Coaching?
  • Chapter 2 Creating High-Performance Cultures
  • Chapter 3 Coaching is Emotional Intelligence in Practice
  • Chapter 4 The Leader as Coach
  • Chapter 5 A Coaching Style: Partnership and Collaboration
  • Chapter 6 Awareness and Responsibility: Activating Learning
  • Chapter 7 Powerful Questions
  • Chapter 8 Active Listening
  • Chapter 9 The GROW Model
  • Chapter 10 G: Goal Setting
  • Chapter 11 R: What is Reality?
  • Chapter 12 O: What Options Do You Have?
  • Chapter 13 W: What Will You Do?
  • Chapter 14 Coaching for Meaning and Purpose
  • Chapter 15 Formal 1:1 Coaching Sessions
  • Chapter 16 Coaching for Team Performance
  • Chapter 17 Coaching for Lean Performance
  • Chapter 18 Coaching for Safety Performance
  • Chapter 19 Measuring the Benefits and ROI of Coaching
  • Chapter 20 How to Effect Cultural Change
  • Chapter 21 The Qualities of Leadership
  • Chapter 22 The Ladder to Mastery
  • Chapter 23 Advanced Coaching


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