Coaching & Mentoring For Dummies, 2nd Edition

  • 13h 42m 48s
  • Leo MacLeod, Marty Brounstein
  • Recorded Books, Inc.
  • 2023

Coaching & Mentoring For Dummies is the playbook to help supervisors change their role from doer/manager to coach/mentor. Leadership and coaching expert Leo MacLeod shares the secrets of motivating employees to find purpose in their work and grow as independent problem solvers—without micromanaging them. Written for today's changing workplace, the book provides guidance on leading diverse teams, working with younger generations, and working remotely. This guide provides you with the skills to strengthen connections and pass on useful knowledge that will help teams elevate their productivity and quality of work.

  • Gain or improve the coaching skills that drive employee performance and commitment in diverse workforces
  • Encourage colleagues to deliver results and guide employees to think for themselves
  • Motivate teams, and navigate intergenerational issues
  • Be a sounding board for others and get the best out of your teams
  • Foster mentoring relationships that help employees grow and stay engaged.

This is the perfect Dummies guide for anyone who wants to learn the best practices of coaching and mentorship in today's diverse, digital world.

About the Author

Leo MacLeod is a national expert on leadership development and succession planning and the owner of Training/Coaching/Pie, where he has guided thousands of new leaders. He is the author of From the Ground Up: Stories and Lessons from Architects and Engineers Who Learned to Be Leaders.

Marty Brounstein was a dynamic speaker and author of an earlier edition of Coaching & Mentoring For Dummies.

In this Audiobook

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 - Understanding Coaching and Mentoring: Just the Basics
  • Chapter 2 - Switching from Doer to Coach
  • Chapter 3 - Finding the Time to Stay Connected
  • Chapter 4 - Laying a Foundation That Builds Commitment
  • Chapter 5 - Leveraging Emotional Intelligence
  • Chapter 6 - Accepting Change
  • Chapter 7 - Coaching for Diversity
  • Chapter 8 - Bridging Generational Differences
  • Chapter 9 - Fueling Employee Motivation
  • Chapter 10 - Implementing Key Strategies to Motivate Your Employees
  • Chapter 11 - Teaching by Asking Questions
  • Chapter 12 - Building Career Self-Reliance
  • Chapter 13 - Delegating and Empowering
  • Chapter 14 - Giving Constructive Feedback
  • Chapter 15 - Setting Performance and Development Goals
  • Chapter 16 - Taking the Pain Out of Employee Reviews
  • Chapter 17 - Coaching for Development and Improvement
  • Chapter 18 - Mastering Mentoring
  • Chapter 19 - Building a Support Team
  • Chapter 20 - Ten (or So) Surprises for You
  • Chapter 21 - Ten (or So) Coaching Myths Debunked