Unlocking Potential: 7 Coaching Skills That Transform Individuals, Teams, and Organizations

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Grand Harbor Press, 2014 - Business & Economics - 146 pages
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To get the best from your employees, you need to be more than a manager. You need to be a coach.

You're a leader because you possess expertise in your field. You have the training and experience. You understand your business...but can you fully motivate and engage your team?

Michael K. Simpson, a senior consultant to FranklinCovey, has spent more than twenty-five years training executives to become effective coaches, mentoring and guiding leaders and managers to encourage and develop the talent of their people--the most important asset in any organization. In this guide, you will acquire the skills to coach your personnel from the ground up, maximizing their potential on a personal level, as members of the team, and as contributors to the organization as a whole.

Transform your business relationships (and your business) with this comprehensive tool for optimizing productivity, profitability, loyalty, and customer focus. Don't just manage; energize, galvanize, inspire. Be a coach.

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Michael K. Simpson is one of the world's preeminent business leadership experts and executive coaches, having spent more than twenty-five years on the vanguard of management development as an author, speaker, and senior consultant at FranklinCovey--where he taught at their Executive Leadership Summit with Dr. Stephen Covey and Dr. Ram Charan--and as a management consultant to top corporations including Marriott, GE Capital, Frito-Lay, Lilly, Nike, HSBC, John Deere, ExxonMobil, and Coca-Cola.In addition to his practical business experience, Michael brings academic acumen to his work, having been an adjunct professor at Columbia College's School of Business, guest lecturer at BYU's Marriott School of Management, and professor at the South China University of Technology in Guangzhou, China. His published works include: Ready, Aim, Excel with Marshall Goldsmith and Kenneth Blanchard; Your Seeds of Greatness, Talent Unleashed; The Execution-focused Leader with PricewaterhouseCoopers; and Building Team and Organizational Trust, coauthored with Stephen M.R. Covey.When he's not busy consulting and coaching top executives to optimize their team and organizational performance, Michael enjoys traveling, skiing, tennis, and spending time with his family in the beautiful Wasatch Mountains of Utah.

Marshall Goldsmith was born in Valley Station, Kentucky in 1949 and is an American author, professor, consultant, and executive coach. Dr. Goldsmith received his BS from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (1970), his MBA from Indiana University (1972), and his PhD from UCLA (1977). Goldsmith was Assistant Professor and then Associate Dean at Loyola Marymount University's College of Business from 1976-2000. He is currently a professor at Alliant International University, he teaches executive education at Dartmouth College's Tuck School, and is a frequent guest speaker at leading business schools. Goldsmith is a co-founder of Keilty, Goldsmith and Company and eventually of Marshall Goldsmith Partners. In November 2009 Dr. Goldsmith was recognized as one of the fifteen most influential business thinkers in the world in a study sponsored by The (London) Times and Forbes. Dr. Goldsmith's books include: The Leader of the Future, The Organization of the Future - 2 (Choice Award), Coaching for Leadership, and Succession: Are You Ready? and Mojo: How to Get It, How to Keep It, and How to Get It Back When You Need It! He made The New York Times Best Seller List with his title Triggers: How Situations Shape Our Behavior--And How to Create Meaningful Change That Lasts.

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