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Coaching for Leadership: The Practice of Leadership Coaching from the World's Greatest Coaches, 2nd Edition

Coaching for Leadership: The Practice of Leadership Coaching from the World's Greatest Coaches, 2nd Edition

Marshall Goldsmith (Editor), Laurence S. Lyons (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-04679-1

Jan 2011

288 pages

Select type: E-Book



When it was published in 2000, Coaching for Leadership became an instant classic in the field of executive coaching. This second edition updates and expands on the original book and brings together the best executive coaches who offer a basic understanding of how coaching works, why it works, and how leaders can make the best use of the coaching process. This thoroughly revised edition reflects recent changes in coaching practices, includes well-researched best practices, and provides additional guidance and tools from the greatest leadership coaches from around the world. Each chapter in this important volume addresses a proven application, offers key principles of practice, and highlights critical learning points.


Preface to the Second Edition.

Preface to the First Edition.


About the Editors.


1. The Accomplished Leader (Laurence S. Lyons).

2. Coaching and Consultation Revisited: Are They the Same? (Edgar H. Schein).

3. Situational Leadership and Executive Coaching (Paul Hersey and Roger Chevalier).

4. Coaching for Behavioral Change (Marshall Goldsmith).


5. Try Feedforward Instead of Feedback (Marshall Goldsmith).

6. Making Coaching Work: Ten Easy Steps (Marc Effron).

7. Leading on Purpose: What Do You Care About? (Richard J. Leider).

8. Coaching for Effective Action: A Core Leadership Process (Victoria A. Guthrie and John R. Alexander).

9. Coaching Others to Accept Feedback (Joe Folkman).

10. Selling Up Is Leading Up: Coaching Your Manager Can Be Just as Important as Coaching Your Direct Reports (John Baldoni and Marshall Goldsmith).


11. Coaching at the Heart of Strategy (Laurence S. Lyons).

12. Crossing Over: Making the Transition from Executive to Executive Coach (Brian Tracy).

13. Surviving the Transition from Line Manager to Executive Coach (David Noer).

14. Coaching Business Leaders (Richard Gauthier and David Giber).

15. Coaching and Culture: Toward the Global Coach (Michel Moral and Pamela Warnock).

16. When Leaders Are Coaches (James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner).

17. Coaching the Coaches (David Ulrich).

18. Why Coaching Clients Give Up and How Effective Goal Setting Can Make a Positive Difference (Marshall Goldsmith and Kelly Goldsmith).


19. Case Study: Coaching for Change at Aventis (Laurence S. Lyons).

20. The Experience of Siemens in Spain (Marta H. Williams, Carlos J. Paulet, and Rebeca Arroyo).

21. The General Mills & Pillsbury Merger (Kevin D. Wilde).

22. The Agilent Technologies Story: Coaching Across the Enterprise (Brian O. Underhill, Dianne Anderson, and Robert A. Silva).

23. e-Coaching: Using the New Technology to Develop Tomorrow’s Leaders (Marshall Goldsmith).

24. Career Development: Anytime, Anyplace (Beverly L. Kaye).

25. Coaching in the Midst of Diversity (R. Roosevelt Thomas, Jr.).

26. Coaching Executives: Women Succeeding Globally (Nancy J. Adler).


Pfeiffer Publications Guide.