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    Coaching Questions: A Coach s Guide to Powerful Asking Skills
    Coaching Questions: A Coach's Guide to Powerful Asking Skills
    by Tony Stoltzfus
    Paperback from Pegasus Creative Arts
    Media Published: 2008-
    ISBN: 0979416361

    The single most important skill in coaching is asking powerful questions. In this volume, master coach trainer Tony Stoltzfus joins with 12 other professional coaches to present dozens of valuable asking tools, models and exercises, then illustrates these coaching strategies with over 1,000 examples of penetrating questions. Covering the gamut from basic techniques like options and actions to advanced concepts such as challenge and reframing, Coaching Questions is a book that will find a home on any coach's short list of handy references. Coaching Questions: A Coach's Guide to Powerful Asking Skills includes: 1. Dozens of asking tools, models, and strategies. 2. The top ten asking mistakes coaches make, and how to correct each one. 3. Nearly 1200 examples of powerful questions from real coaching situations. 4. Destiny discovery tools organized in a four-part life-purpose model . 5. Overviews of 15 popular coaching niches, with a tool and examples for each. 6. A schedule of training exercises to help you become a "Master of Asking".
     
    Co-Active Coaching: Changing Business, Transforming Lives
    Co-Active Coaching: Changing Business, Transforming Lives
    by Karen Kimsey-House, Henry Kimsey-House, Phillip Sandahl
    Paperback from Nicholas Brealey Publishing
    ISBN: 1857885678

    When Co-Active Coaching was first released in 1998, this pioneering work set the stage for what has become a cultural and business phenomenon and helped launch the profession of coaching. Published in more than ten languages now, this book has been used as the definitive resource in dozens of corporate, professional development and university-based coaching programs as well as by thousands of individuals looking to elevate their communication, relationship and coaching skills. This fully revised third edition of Co-Active Coaching has been updated to reflect the expanded vision of the newly updated Co-Active Model and coaching course curriculum at The Coaches Training Institute, the training organization founded and run by the authors for 20 years. The third edition emphasizes evoking transformational change in the client and extends the use of the Co-Active Model into leadership management and its effectiveness throughout organizations. This edition also contains an on-line Coach's Toolkit (replacing the CD of the second edition), several new coaching demonstrations and more than 35 updated exercises, questionnaires, checklists and reproducible forms. 


     
    Coaching for Performance: GROWing Human Potential and Purpose - The Principles and Practice of Coaching and Leadership, 4th Edition
    Coaching for Performance: GROWing Human Potential and Purpose - The Principles and Practice of Coaching and Leadership, 4th Edition
    by John Whitmore
    Paperback from Nicholas Brealey Publishing
    ISBN: 185788535X

    Completely Revised 4th Edition of the 500,000 Copy Bestseller! Coaching is a way of managing, a way of treating people, a way of thinking, a way of being. Coaching has matured into an invaluable profession fit for our times and this fourth edition of the most widely read coaching book takes it to the next frontier. -- John Whitmore Good coaching is a skill that requires a depth of understanding and plenty of practice if it is to deliver its astonishing potential. This extensively revised and expanded new edition of Coaching for Performance clearly explains the principles of coaching and illustrates them with examples of high performance from business and sport. It continues to follow the GROW sequence (Goals, Reality, Options, Will) and clarifies the process and practice of coaching by describing what coaching really is, what it can be used for, when and how much it can be used, and who can use it well.
     
    The Heart of Coaching: Using Transformational Coaching to Create a High-Performance Coaching Culture (3rd Edition)
    The Heart of Coaching: Using Transformational Coaching to Create a High-Performance Coaching Culture (3rd Edition)
    by Thomas G. Crane
    Paperback from F T A Press
    Media Published: 2007-
    ISBN: 0966087437

    More and more leaders and their organizations are becoming convinced in the business case for creating a "coaching culture". This book provides the tools for leaders and teams to develop a common language and shared protocol and a learning and development orientation towards people. These critical dynamics support the entire culture becoming a "feedback-rich, high-performance" organization.

    For this to occur, a common coaching approach driven by coaching UP, DOWN, and SIDEWAYS is necessary. Coaching flows in all directions to managers, peers, and direct reports. Coaching becomes the normal "way we do things around here."

    The premise of "The Heart of Coaching" was never more true. "As coaching becomes a predominant cultural practice...it will create a performance-focused, feedback-rich organization capable of creating and sustaining a competitive advantage."

    This "Third Edition" (updated in 2010) makes the use of the enhanced coaching model easier to use than ever, since it now includes a colorized snapout reference card. Additionally, several powerful enhancements of the Transformational Coaching methodology make it one of the most comprehensive, and systematic approaches to coaching you will find today.

    It guides leaders, managers, and entire teams who want to enhance or master their coaching skills through 2 critical aspects of coaching: 1. establishing authentic, healthy and respectful coaching relationships, and 2. organizing and conducting the actual coaching conversations that lead to commitments for positive results that both the coach and the coachee are willing to support.

     
    Start Your Own Coaching Business
    Start Your Own Coaching Business
    by Monroe Mann, Entrepreneur Press
    Paperback from Entrepreneur Press
    ISBN: 1599181827

    Use Your Passion to Inspire Action

    Turn your passion for life into a fulfilling, lucrative career as a motivational coach. Whether you want to inspire others to go after their dreams, achieve their business goals or better manage their everyday life, Entrepreneur gives you the steps you need to get started.

    This hands-on guide shows you how to launch your own successful coaching company, helping clients with life, motivation and business. Learn step by step how to establish your business, position yourself as an expert, attract clients and build revenue. Our experts provide real-life examples, sound business advice and priceless tips to put you on your way to making a difference- and making money.

    Learn how to:

    • Set up your business with minimal startup investment
    • Develop your coaching expertise
    • Build a business brand that gets noticed
    • Capture clients by showing them you're worth their money
    • Price your service
    • Advertise and publicize to attract more clients
    • Boost profits by expanding your business
    You already have the motivation and the passion-this guide shows you how to share it with others and make a profit!
     
    Becoming a Professional Life Coach: Lessons from the Institute of Life Coach Training
    Becoming a Professional Life Coach: Lessons from the Institute of Life Coach Training
    by Patrick Williams, Diane S. Menendez
    Hardcover from W. W. Norton & Company
    ISBN: 0393705056

    Personal and professional coaching, which has emerged as a powerful career in the last several years, has shifted the paradigm of how people who seek help with life transitions find a "helper" to partner with them in designing their desired future.
    No matter what kind of sub-specialty a coach might have, life coaching is the basic operating system: a whole-person, client-centered approach.Here, Pat Williams, who has been a leader in the life coaching movement, has co-authored another essential book for therapists working as coaches. Becoming a Professional Life Coach draws on the wisdom of years of collective experience that have gone into designing the curriculum for the Institute for Life Coach Training. This curriculum has trained therapists and psychologists around the world to add coaching to their current businesses. This book presents the essential elements of life coach training program in a content-rich form that is equivalent to a graduate-level education in the field.

     
    A Manager s Guide to Coaching: Simple and Effective Ways to Get the Best From Your Employees
    A Manager's Guide to Coaching: Simple and Effective Ways to Get the Best From Your Employees
    by Anne Loehr, Brian Emerson
    Paperback from AMACOM
    ISBN: 0814409822

    To stay on top, companies need to do more than just tread water - they need to grow. And that means that their employees need to develop and improve their skills at the same pace. More than ever, managers are being encouraged to improve employee performance through effective coaching, but so few of them have the time - or the knowledge it takes to do it successfully. Brian Emerson and Ann Loehr have spent years showing some of the country's top companies how to develop their most promising employees. "A Manager's Guide to Coaching" is a manual that will guide executives through every step of the coaching process, from problem solving to developing accountability. Clear, practical and straightforward, this is an invaluable tool that will help every leader coach employees, colleagues and themselves to excellence.
     
    Successful Coaching - 3rd Edition
    Successful Coaching - 3rd Edition
    by Rainer Martens
    Paperback from Human Kinetics
    ISBN: 0736040129

    Being a successful coach is not just about Xs and Os and winning games. It's about coaching young people to become successful athletes--and successful human beings. But unless you already have the teaching skills of an educator, the training expertise of a physiologist, the administrative leadership of a business executive, and the counseling wisdom of a psychologist, you will rely on this third edition of Successful Coaching to discover how to excel as a coach.
    Successful Coaching offers an in-depth introduction to the coaching profession and is specifically written for the high school and serious club coach. Integrating the latest sport science research with practical knowledge acquired by highly experienced coaches, this book features new sections on sportsmanship, coaching diverse athletes, managing athletes' behavior, preventing and addressing drug and alcohol abuse, and coaching using the games approach. Five sections serve as the foundation for the book: 
    • Principles of Coaching emphasizes the value of a coaching philosophy and how to achieve the three major objectives of coaching: create a team of winners; help young people have fun; and motivate young people to develop physical, psychological, and social skills. Featured is a new chapter devoted to coaching diverse athletes, in which coaches learn about developmental differences in youth, cultural and gender differences, and differences in physical and mental abilities. Also new are specific guidelines on sexual harassment, sexual relations, and homosexuality in sport, making Successful Coaching the first book to offer written guidelines that address these issues.
    • Principles of Behavior discusses how to communicate and motivate players, as well as manage problem behaviors among athletes, using a positive discipline approach.
    • Principles of Teaching introduces the games approach to coaching and details how to incorporate this new approach into teaching technical and tactical skills. Coaches will learn how to develop an instructional plan for each practice and for the entire season.
    • Principles of Physical Training includes five new chapters on training basics, training for energy fitness, training for muscular fitness, nutrition, and battling drugs. Coaches will learn to develop training programs for better sport performance and to ensure the health and safety of their athletes.
    • Principles of Management covers the interpersonal and administrative basics required for building a solid coaching foundation that emphasizes team, relationship, and risk management. Helpful advice on working with fellow coaches, administrators, officials, medical personnel, parents, and the media is also included.
    With more than 500,000 copies sold since the release of the first edition, Successful Coaching is the best-selling general coaching book ever published. Produced by the American Sport Education Program (ASEP) and written by ASEP founder Rainer Martens, Successful Coaching serves as the text for ASEP's Coaching Principles course. This course is used by many colleges and universities and endorsed by numerous state high school associations and other sport organizations as the preferred professional development program for their coaches. Each year, more than 25,000 coaches take this course to further their professional development and meet coaching certification requirements.
    Successful Coaching, Third Edition, was reviewed by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) and the National Council for Accreditation of Coaching Education (NCACE) and complies with the NASPE National Standards for Sport Coaches and the NCACE Guidelines for Accreditation of Coaching Education.
     
    Coaching People: Expert Solutions to Everyday Challenges (Pocket Mentor)
    Coaching People: Expert Solutions to Everyday Challenges (Pocket Mentor)

    Paperback from Harvard Business Press
    ISBN: 1422103471

    Most managers coach employees by giving them feedback and evaluating their performance, right? Wrong. Coaching differs markedly from other managerial functions. With its wealth of tips, worksheets, and self-assessments, this handy guide shows managers how to use coaching - not only to strengthen direct reports' skills but also to rev up their performance to unprecedented levels. The books in this series offer immediate solutions to the challenges managers face every day. Each book is packed with handy tools, checklists, and real life examples, including a Test Yourself section to help identify strengths and weaknesses. For all readers eager to address the daily demands of work, these books are ideal.

     
    Leadership Coaching: The Disciplines, Skills, and Heart of a Christian Coach
    Leadership Coaching: The Disciplines, Skills, and Heart of a Christian Coach
    by Tony Stoltzfus
    Paperback from BookSurge Publishing
    Media Published: 2005-
    ISBN: 1419610503

    Leadership Coaching is an essential tool for anyone who wants to learn to coach or improve their coaching skills. Written by a top Christian coach trainer, it is filled with real-life stories, practical tools and application exercises that bring coaching techniques to life. Part I is an in-depth look at how coaching fits with the purposes of God. Starting with key biblical concepts about how God builds leaders, this book goes beyond proof-texting to present an integrated, values-based paradigm for leadership coaching. Part II uses a hands-on, interactive approach to show you how to coach. Utilizing the seven key elements of effective coaching as a framework, each facet of the coaching relationship is explained in detail. Then follow-up Master Class sections help you internalize the key concepts and try them out in real life. Leadership coaching is a great introduction to a powerful way of helping others grow.
     
    The Carolina Way: Leadership Lessons from a Life in Coaching
    The Carolina Way: Leadership Lessons from a Life in Coaching
    by Dean Smith, Gerald D. Bell, John Kilgo
    Hardcover from The Penguin Press
     
    Golf is Not a Game of Perfect
    by Bob Rotella
    Listed under Golf Instruction & Coaching
     
    Five Lessons: The Modern Fundamentals of Golf
    by Ben Hogan
     
    Strength Training Anatomy
    by Frederic Delavier
    Paperback from Human Kinetics (T)
     
    The Body Sculpting Bible for Men
    by James Villepigue, Hugo A. Rivera
    Paperback from Hatherleigh Pr
     
    Coaching Youth Basketball: A Baffled Parent's Guide
    by David G. Faucher, Nomad Communications
    Paperback from International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
    24 August, 1999
     
    Football for Dummies, Second Edition
    by Howie Long, John Czarnecki
    Paperback from For Dummies
     
    The Ultimate Guide to Weight Training for Swimming
    by Robert Price, Maryanne Haselow-Dulin, Robert G. Price
    Listed under Swimming
     
    Titan Training Manuel
    by Leo Costa, Russ Horine
    Paperback from Optimum Training Systems
     
    Blackboard Strategies: Over 200 Favorite Plays
    by Eric Sacharski, Edited by Eric Sacharski
    Paperback from Lessiter Pubns
     
    Big Beyond Belief
    by Leo Costa Jr.
    Paperback from Optimum Training Systems
     
    Championship Bodybuilding: Chris Aceto's Instruction Book For Bodybuilding
    by Chris Aceto
    Plastic Comb from Club Creavalle Inc
     
    Golf Digest's Ultimate Drill Book: Over 120 Drills That Are Guaranteed to Improve Every Aspect of Your Game and Lower Your Handicap
    by Jim McLean, Len Mattiace
    Listed under Golf Instruction & Coaching
     
    You Can Teach Hitting
    by Dusty Baker, Jeff Mercer, Marv Bittinger, Marvin L. Bittinger, Jeffrey R. Mercer
    Paperback from McGraw-Hill/Contemporary Books
    1992
     
    The Ultimate Guide to Weight Training for Baseball and Softball
    by Robert Price, Maryanne Haselow-Dulin, Robert G. Price
    Paperback from Price World Enterprises
     

     
     
     
     
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