Coaching for Performance: GROWing Human Potential and Purpose

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Over 500,000 copies sold. This major new edition is totally revised and updated with new material on coaching in a crisis and leadership for a difficult future. Coaching for Performance is the bible of the industry and very much the definitive work that all coaches stand on. This new edition explains clearly and in-depth how to unlock people s potential to maximise their performance Contains the eponymous GROW model (Goals, Reality, Options, Will), now established as the basis for coaching professionals. Clear, concise, hands-on and reader-friendly, this is a coaching guide written in a coaching style. It digs deep into the roots of coaching, particularly transpersonal psychology, a useful model for personal development and in-depth coaching. There are new coaching questions and fresh chapters on emotional intelligence and high-performance leadership. Whitmore also considers the future of coaching and its role in the transformation of learning and workplace relationships, as well as illustrating how coaching can help in a crisis.


Additional Information


Paperback: 244 pages
Publisher: Nicholas Brealey; 4 edition (October 10, 2009)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 185788535X
ISBN-13: 978-1857885354
Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 0.8 x 9 inches


Sir John Whitmore is the Founder of Performance Consultants International – the foremost provider of coaching, leadership development and performance improvement in the workplace globally. A pre-eminent thinker in leadership development and organizational change, Sir John has written five books on leadership, coaching and sports, of which Coaching for Performance is the best known having sold 800,000 copies in 23 languages. This seminal text introduced the world to the GROW Model, created by Sir John and his colleagues in the 1980s.