Book : Executive Coaching: How to Choose, Use and Maximize Value for Yourself and Your Team
Will I benefit from coaching? How will I measure the benefits–and will they be lasting ones? How do I choose the right coach and how can I get the maximum value out of the process?
This book–by an insider with plenty of experience of hiring coaches and acting as a coach–provides a pragmatic insight into executive coaching for those who: are contemplating a career move and becoming an executive coach are considering using the executive coaching process for their organization; or are considering using–or asking their organization for–an executive coach for themselves. McAdam emphasizes the importance of commitment–from coach, individual and sponsor [the organization] if coaching is to be of real benefit.
“… an important, timely and very practical book.” (Prof Adrian Furnham Dept of Psychology, University College)
“Stuart McAdam’s comprehensive study of the coaching environment will guide coaches and participants to focus on the benefits and avoid the dangers of this aspect of people development.” (Martin Powell Managing Partner, Withy King Solicitors)
“As an experienced executive coach I found this book a refreshing read. It highlights many underestimated aspects of Executive Coaching and offers a practical framework and tools.” (Dilly Hallett Consultant Psychologist and Executive Coach)