Becoming an Exceptional Executive Coach

Use Your Knowledge, Experience, and Intuition to Help Leaders Excel

 Becoming an Exceptional Executive Coach

Authors: Michael Frisch, Ph.D., Robert Lee, Ph.D., Karen L. Metzger, LCSW, Jeremy Robinson, MSW, MCC, Judy Rosemarin, MS, LMSW
Pub Date: July 2011
Print Edition: $29.95
Print ISBN: 9780814437582
Page Count: 288
Format: Paper or Softback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814416884

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Table of Contents

CONTENTS

Acknowledgments v

List of Figures vi

Introduction 1

PART I: FOUNDATIONS FOR BECOMING AN EXCEPTIONAL EXECUTIVE COACH 7

Chapter 1 Your Personal Model of Coaching 9

Chapter 2 Executive Coach Competencies 19

Chapter 3 Foundations and Definitions 24

PART II: TOPICS IN EXECUTIVE COACHING 39

Chapter 4 Managing the Coaching Engagement 41

Chapter 5 Contracting the Coaching Process with Clients and Sponsors 54

Chapter 6 Sponsor and Stakeholder Involvement 63

Chapter 7 Building Early Relationships with Clients 75

Chapter 8 Goal Evolution 86

Chapter 9 Assessment and Information Gathering 94

Chapter 10 Feedback: What and How 106

Chapter 11 Development Planning 117

Chapter 12 Encouraging Dialogue and Stories 127

Chapter 13 Strengthening the Partnership 137

Chapter 14 Using the Partnership to Motivate

Chapter 15 Coaching for Leadership 153

Chapter 16 Differences 166

Chapter 17 Closure 176

Chapter 18 What Happened: Self-Reflection and Evaluation 188

Chapter 19 Professionalism and Responsibility 198

Chapter 20 The Role of the Internal Coach 208

PART III: ARTICULATING THE OUTPUTS OF YOUR PERSONAL MODEL 219

Chapter 21 Output 1: Your Approach to Executive Coaching 221

Chapter 22 Output 2: Your Executive Coaching Practice 229

Chapter 23 Output 3: Your Professional Development Plan 235

Chapter 24 Becoming an Exceptional Executive Coach: Amber’s Story 239

Exhibits 249

Notes 269

Coaching Glossary 271

For Further Reading 273

Index 276

About the Authors 281

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