Coaching & Mentoring For Dummies, 2nd Edition

  • 7h 1m
  • Leo MacLeod, Marty Brounstein
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2023

Inspire people to perform at their best in any workplace environment

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. Business is built on relationships, especially in today’s global economy. Coaching and mentoring are more important than ever. This readable 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 both in person and virtually, 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 in their careers.

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 the previous edition of Coaching & Mentoring For Dummies.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Understanding Coaching and Mentoring: Just the Basics
  • Switching from Doer to Coach
  • Finding the Time to Stay Connected
  • Laying a Foundation That Builds Commitment
  • Leveraging Emotional Intelligence
  • Accepting Change
  • Coaching for Diversity
  • Bridging Generational Differences
  • Fueling Employee Motivation
  • Implementing Key Strategies to Motivate Your Employees
  • Teaching by Asking Questions
  • Building Career Self-Reliance
  • Delegating and Empowering
  • Giving Constructive Feedback
  • Setting Performance and Development Goals
  • Taking the Pain Out of Employee Reviews
  • Coaching for Development and Improvement
  • Mastering Mentoring
  • Building a Support Team
  • Ten (or So) Surprises for You
  • Ten (or So) Coaching Myths Debunked


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