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.