Coaching that Counts
Harnessing the Power of Leadership Coaching to Deliver Strategic ValueBy
- Dianna Anderson, Executive coach and management consultant, founder and CEO of Lydian LLC.
- Merrill Anderson, Chief Executive Officer, MetrixGlobal LLC.
Managers and HR Professionals, professors teaching HR courses
Published: December 2004
Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann
"Coaching That Counts is filled with compelling insights on leadership coaching and how to manage this powerful development process to deliver strategic value. A must read for anyone involved in coaching." â- Ken Blanchard, co-author of The One Minute ManagerÂ® and Customer Mania! "What a powerful piece of work! Coaching That Counts makes a significant contribution to the field of coaching and to the organizations that use coaching services. Every coach and corporate executive needs to study this book carefully." -- Cheryl Richardson, author of Take Time for Your Life, Life Makeovers, and Stand Up for Your Life "Companies today are demanding that international coaching firms provide evidence that coaching is valuable and impacting the bottom line. I found that Coaching That Counts provides a framework for how to approach large coaching engagements systematically so clients see the value in coaching. This book is a must have for anyone providing coaching services to large organizations." -- Barbara Singer, Vice President of Executive Coaching, Global Lore International Institute, USA "The Andersons' book of data and practices illuminates how pivotal coaching can be in taking organizations and individuals to their next level of performance, and beyond." --Dr. Barbara Walton, MCC, President of the International Coach Federation, USA "In the three years since we conducted an ROI study on coaching, the benefits revealed by the study have proven to be strategic and sustainable." -- Cindy Dauss, Leadership Development, Nortel Networks, USA "Coaching That Counts belongs on the shelf of every professional coach and leader who cares about the sustainable development of people. The Andersons portray the impressive results of the marriage between coaching and research by using the data and real life examples of case studies that never fail to ask and answer the relevant questions. Coaching That Counts leaves the reader with a deeper understanding of why coaching is of value, what needs to happen for coaching to produce results, the value of an empirically based model for coaching and even how to measure the ROI of coaching. This is truly a book that counts." -- Nadjeschda Hebenstreit, President of the ICF , Germany, Founder of TheSuccessClub for Solopreneurs "This book is a must for anyone who is introducing coaching into an organization or managing a coaching initiative." -- Ross McLelland, Managing Director, Pacific Consulting Resources Pty Ltd, Australia "Learning about the three lynchpins for Coaching That Counts is a must for business and Human Resources leaders who are working to make coaching an essential element of their global leadership development capability." -- Stephan H. Oberli, CEO and President SHO Resource Group GmbH, Switzerland "This book addresses the three key aspects of a successful executive coaching engagement: the art of coaching, the art of managing coaching initiatives and the art of evaluating coaching results. Coaching That Counts is a wellspring of inspiring insights and powerful tools for internal and external coaches around the world. -- Giovanna DâAlessio, Chief Executive Coach of Life Coach Lab srl, Italy "This book is a must read for coaches who are interested in working within organizations, program managers of organizational coaching initiatives, and Chief Learning Officers who need to be able to articulate the value of executive coaching to key stakeholders." -- Vernita Parker-Wilkins, Executive Development Learning Manager, Booz Allen Hamilton, USA