A Coach's Guide to Developing Exemplary Leaders: Making the Most of The Leadership Challenge and the Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI)

  • 4h 16m
  • Barry Z. Posner, Elaine Biech, James M. Kouzes
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2010

Bring out the best in your leaders!

Done well, leadership and coaching are closely intertwined: Good leaders coach and good coaches lead. Now, in A Coach's Guide to Developing Exemplary Leaders, leadership experts Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner and coaching expert Elaine Biech show you how to incorporate the proven leadership development principles of the bestselling book, The Leadership Challenge to inject a new level of success into your coaching practice or program.

A Coach's Guide to Developing Exemplary Leaders introduces coaches to The Leadership Challenge model, the Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI), and The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership—Model the Way, Inspire a Shared Vision, Challenge the Process, Enable Others to Act, and Encourage the Heart—and provides a road map for quickly and easily including them in your coaching regiment to:

  • Help leaders develop precise critical skills within The Five Practices
  • Develop high potential leaders to be even more effective
  • Enable leaders to implement The Five Practices in their daily routine
  • Facilitate a leader's transition to a new position
  • Customize a program for the classroom, online, or one-on-one coaching
  • Address questions and facilitate solutions to common problems

Moreover, the book outlines the competencies of accomplished coaching and lists the "6Cs for Coaching"—six specific steps for taking your coaching process from start to finish—so you can apply The Five Practices to your own growth as a coach.

Filled with best practices and success stories as well as worksheets and checklists, A Coach's Guide to Developing Exemplary Leaders hands you a powerful new tool to help your leaders move to excellence.

About the Authors

JAMES M. KOUZES and BARRY Z. POSNER are the bestselling coauthors of The Leadership Challenge, The Truth About Leadership, A Leader's Legacy, Credibility, Encouraging the Heart, and The Leadership Challenge Workbook, and over a dozen other books and workbooks on leadership. They also developed the highly-acclaimed Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI), a 360-degree assessment tool based on The Five Practices. They are among the most sought-after scholars and educators on the subjects of leadership and leadership development.

ELAINE BIECH is president and managing principal of ebb associates, inc, a strategic implementation, leadership development, and experiential learning consulting firm. She is also the author of over four dozen books and articles including Training for Dummies.

In this Book

  • A Coach’s Guide to Developing Exemplary Leaders — Making the Most of the Leadership Challenge and the Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI)
  • About This Book
  • Accept the Leadership Challenge
  • Coaching To Model The Way
  • Coaching To Inspire A Shared Vision
  • Coaching To Challenge The Process
  • Coaching To Enable Others To Act
  • Coaching To Encourage The Heart
  • Coaching For Success
  • Coaching Competencies
  • The Coaching Process
  • Coaching When Things Go Awry
  • Coach Yourself To Mastery
  • Reading List for Coaches