Coaching Clues: Real Stories, Powerful Solutions, Practical Tools (Paperback)Marian J. Thier (author)
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With a unique birds-eye view and lively stories of the people, skills and coaching process inside top Fortune 500 companies, Coaching C.L.U.E.S. brings today's hottest management tools to life and demonstrates powerful coaching in action.
Framed by the five C.L.U.E.S. - Characteristics, Language, Underlying motives, Energy and Stories - these are real-world accounts of real people solving real workplace problems which model the skills needed to confront even the most intractable challenges.
A pioneer in the field of professional coaching in the U.S., Their paints an authentic picture of the dedication, experience, and creativity required to both understand and practice the art of coaching. She takes readers behind the scenes to demonstrate the techniques she has used during her fifteen years on the frontlines of business, sharing her own perspective and insights, her clients ideas and solutions, and challenging readers to develop their own.
In this cover-to-cover toolkit of coaching dialogues, skill-building exercises, and 12 unique, field-tested tools, Their gives voice to how individuals and teams have wrestled with finding new ways to think creatively and to improve their performance by stretching their skills in delegating, brainstorming, personal organization, and customer outreach.
In the tradition of the bestselling Coaching for Performance which helped define coaching as a profession and brought thousands of new readers to study the art and science of the most in-demand management skill in business today, Coaching C.L.U.E.S. delivers the next generation of techniques and tools to transform yesterday's problem into tomorrow's high-performance advantage.
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 358 g
Dimensions: 230 x 189 x 13 mm
Very compelling-I found myself wanting to get to the end of the stories to see how things turned out! Marian's humor is very effective as is her ability to model how a good coach supports others. Coaching CLUES will make a real contribution to the field with its practical and creative suggestions that OD professionals can use in their work. -- Anna Marie Valerio, Organization Leadership Consultant, IBM
Coaching CLUES takes coaching and brings it to reality. These stories reflect the fact that people can change, if they want to change, and if they have the right guidance in doing so... I am confident that Coaching CLUES will appeal to executives as well as coaches. -- Helaine Suval, Senior Vice-President and General Merchandise Manager, macys.com
With remarkable insight, Marian transforms theory to practice and concepts become realities as she paints a picture of possibility that is hard to resist. In her hands even the ingrained cynic (I was one) is inspired to try new tools and embrace the daunting challenge of changing personal behaviors. -- Peter Vincent, Senior Vice-President Human Resources, Occidental Oil and Gas Corporation
Psychological therapy will probably improve your personal life but if you think you don't need coaching to improve in your professional life, think again. Marian's incredible insight and her years of experience and observation-which she has packed into this book-has given me the confidence and weapons I've needed to face the ever more demanding workplace environment. Coaching CLUES, with its powerful tool kit, should be on everyone's list of must-reads. -- Virginia Pagetti, Vice-President, Global Marketing, Avon Products Inc.
A valuable learning tool, these stories will resonate with both new as well as highly-seasoned coaches. A great asset in any educational setting or to certify professional coaches, Coaching CLUES will help coaches see themselves and will open up different interpretations of situations they are in or have been in. -- Ann Rice Mullen, Executive Coach and Principal, Focus Coaching
Hands-on, timely, and authentic... An insightful blend of business principles and objectives with the psychology of human behavior, motivation, and cognition. Coaching CLUES offers practical information in an engaging, personal style and fills a void as a very useful tool in any MBA setting. -- Stacey Wilcox, Healthcare Consultant
Marian's techniques are creative and innovative and can be put to use immediately. The real life stories, with accompanying coaching techniques, mix human quality with practical application... Coaching CLUES will be immensely valuable to coaches as well as executives. -- Maya Jordan, Master Certified Coach
Marian's extensive coaching experience and knowledge has made her truly a leader in this field. Her creative approach consistently stretched the thinking of our executives and upper level managers as she coached them to new leadership excellence. I am confident her book will provide others with the same ability to stretch. -- Joy E. Dybas, Vice-President, Executive Development & Education, Merck & Co.
Engaging, thought provoking and very attuned to my individual developmental quest, Marian's coaching program was one of the most rewarding and productive experiences in my career. The readers of Coaching CLUES will definitely be equally enriched. -- Stuart Sklar, Group Vice-President of Marketing, Avon Products Inc.
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