To get the best from your employees, you need to be more than a manager. You need to be a coach.
You're a leader because you possess expertise in your field. You have the training and experience. You understand your business - but can you fully motivate and engage your team?
Michael K. Simpson, a senior consultant to Franklin Covey, has spent more than twenty-five years training executives to become effective coaches, mentoring and guiding leaders and managers to encourage and develop the talent of their people - the most important asset in any organization. In this guide, you will acquire the skills to coach your personnel from the ground up, maximizing their potential on a personal level, as members of the team, and as contributors to the organization as a whole.
Transform your business relationships (and your business) with this comprehensive tool for optimizing productivity, profitability, loyalty, and customer focus. Don't just manage. Energize. Galvanize. Inspire. Be a coach.
©2014 Michael Simpson (P)2014 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.
This was a great read/listen. I would advise that you keep a journal or notepad handy while listening to get the most out of some of the action points that the author lists. Delivery style is not great but the content more than made up for it.
I was expecting more from a covey publication. The book is great for beginners. but so general for anyone who have a any idea of coaching. I think of you are looking for a big picture sort of book. This is a useful tool
The book was great, if you are looking to be a coach and build a team this information is great. It give you som much information on how you can be a great coach, what questions to ask that will make a good leader. I will recommend this audiobook to friends and lenders and realtors that I know.
"Nothing l've not heard before."
Delivered in vacuous corporate Covey coach-speak. I found myself zoning out repeatedly, changing the playback speed from 1.25X to 1.5X and finally 2.0X to get through it. The coaching questions are good, though you can likely find them online. The author would've been better served by using actual dialogue rather than short situational summaries to relate client interactions.
"Great book on Coaching."
Has great talking points not just for coaching but for interacting with friends and family. A book that can easliy be used as a guide to improve how people respond to you.
There was too much listing of information without enough compelling support stories or backgrounds information that might have been helpful in fleshing out the bullet points and making the memorable. it had its moments, but they were too few. I would probably rate it higher had I read a hard copy.
"Good info worth noting"
I'll probably have to listen to this again. But it was well worth my time and I enjoyed it. The performance was very good and it provokes food for thought if you are in an environment that is not quite adopting these principles just yet. It provides a vision of how things definitely can be better.
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