The Coach is the first researched-based book written on the topic of Coaching utilizing double blind studies. This book is about the coaching process and the skills, behaviors, courage, and values leaders need in order to evoke employee commitment and motivation. This is a “how-to” book with a lot of specifics on what to say and how to handle different coaching situations. The authors provide a unique close-up account of a true-to-life manager who discovers the obstacles and challenges of helping an employee over a difficult time. This leader ultimately discovers the keys to coaching success and averts a career-threatening disaster.
Leading Groups to Solutions addresses the collaborative process of building consensus, creating synergy, and harnessing collective energy to create innovative solutions. The practical ideas guide facilitators through combining the best individual thinking into one focused effort and creating shared commitment so that the implementation of solutions is supported and sustained long-term. Whether leading, participating as a team member, or both, you will find that this book provides a practical framework for facilitating effective teams.
Team success is everyone’s responsibility. Consciously or unconsciously everyone chooses either to help the team pull together or pull apart through their actions and words. Team members who choose to be actively involved in the pursuit of a clear purpose and have a deep sense of responsibility will generate an unbeatable force. With the right team anything is possible.