A Volume in the Practical Leader Series
by: Teresa Wedding Kloster and Wendy Sherwin Swire
Transform your Workplace with Anytime Coaching
“Anytime Coaching is a well-organized, easy-to-read roadmap for managers and leaders who want to unlock the potential of their team members through coaching. Once you read it, you’ll use it again and again as an essential reference on your leadership bookshelf.”
—Scott Eblin, author of The Next Level: What Insiders Know about Executive Success
Anytime Coaching: Unleashing Employee Performance is a hands-on guide to putting coaching skills to use at any time. Real-life stories, practical tips and techniques, and the Anytime Coaching model will equip managers (from first-time supervisors to senior executives) with tools they can use immediately to transform the way they work with employees and colleagues—unleashing their best thinking and developing their overall competence.
Adopting the Anytime Coaching approach will enable you to:
Whether you lead a temporary, cross-functional team on a short-term project or formally manage large groups of people on a daily basis, Anytime Coaching will help you improve performance and achieve results.
- Understand the importance of both self-awareness and organizational awareness
- View your employees and the work you do in fresh and positive ways
- Become an extreme listener and ask insightful questions of your employees
- Know how to respond once you have observed, inquired, and listened
- Recognize how to share feedback and to realign when coaching conversations get off track
BONUS! Includes a CD-ROM offering additional tools, techniques, exercises, and other resources to help you become an effective anytime coach.
Table of Contents
It All Begins with You • The Practice of Observing • The Practice of Inquiring • The Practice of Listening • The Practice of Responding • Improving Day-to-Day Performance • Your Path to Becoming an Anytime Coach
About the Authors
Teresa Wedding Kloster is an executive coach and consultant in leadership development. Her company, T.W. Kloster & Associates, provides executive coaching services and delivers workshops on leadership, management, and coaching skills; emotional intelligence; critical thinking; and performance management.
Wendy Sherwin Swire is principal of Swire Solutions, a consulting firm that improves workplace performance through executive coaching, consulting, training, and conflict resolution services. Ms. Swire is an adjunct professor at the Johns Hopkins Carey Graduate School of Business. She is also a certified executive coach.
Click here to read an interview with Wendy Swire about Anytime Coaching: Unleashing Employee Performance in ONE Magazine.
Review: Read more about Unleashing the Power of Anytime Coaching (Published in 'The Public Manager", Spring 2010 edition).
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