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A Coach's Guide to Developing Exemplary Leaders: Making the Most of The Leadership Challenge and the Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI)

ISBN: 978-0-470-37711-6
384 pages
July 2010, Pfeiffer
A Coach
Kouzes' and Posner's bestselling The Leadership Challenge has been the most trusted source for becoming a better leader for millions of executives. This new guide from Kouzes and Posner, written in conjunction with coaching experts Elaine Biech, provides practical information and tools for integrating The Practices of Exemplary Leadership into a coaching practice or program. Filled with best practices and success stories as well as worksheets and checklists, this comprehensive resource enables coaches to quickly and easily adapt their coaching regimen to include The Leadership Challenge and the Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI).
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Part I: Coaching to Improve the Five Practices 1

Chapter 1 Accept the Leadership Challenge 3

Chapter 2 Coaching to Model the Way 21

Chapter 3 Coaching to Inspire a Shared Vision 57

Chapter 4 Coaching to Challenge the Process 89

Chapter 5 Coaching to Enable Others to Act 125

Chapter 6 Coaching to Encourage the Heart 167

Part II: Improve Your Coaching Competence 205

Chapter 7 Coaching for Success 207

Chapter 8 Coaching Competencies 233

Chapter 9 The Coaching Process 291

Chapter 10 Coaching When Things Go Awry 319

Chapter 11 Coach Yourself to Mastery 3 3 1

Reading List for Coaches 347

Index 351

About the Authors 365

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JAMES M. KOUZES and BARRY Z. POSNER are the bestselling coauthors of The Leadership Challenge, The Truth About Leadership, A Leader's Legacy, Credibility, Encouraging the Heart, and The Leadership Challenge Workbook, and over a dozen other books and workbooks on leadership. They also developed the highly-acclaimed Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI), a 360-degree assessment tool based on The Five Practices. They are among the most sought-after scholars and educators on the subjects of leadership and leadership development.

ELAINE BIECH is president and managing principal of ebb associates, inc, a strategic implementation, leadership development, and experiential learning consulting firm. She is also the author of over four dozen books and articles including Training for Dummies. Her website can be found at

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