Why? To be your best self and leverage the best of others, you need to focus on strengths (but you know that already…you’ve visited this blog after all!)
Why? Provides framework to determine what to focus on right away, and essential tips and tools to expedite new leaders’ transition. Trust me, it works!
Why? It outlines three (completely accurate) stages of difficult conversations. Drives home why it’s essential to ensure you’re having the deepest level conversation necessary for the situation.
Why? It’s negotiation and mediation 101 – who doesn’t need to know how to do this quickly and easily?
Why? A fabulous step-by-step guide on how to facilitate a successful mediation (and believe me, it’s so good, you don’t want to skip ANY steps!)
Why? Reinforces the power of mindset, and the Choice Map is a concrete tool to help with mindset shift (yours, staff, peers, customers…)
Why? Through exercises, helps you to determine what is your bad, good and great work (and why doing mainly good work isn’t good enough!)
Why? When conversations are really, really tough, this book provides additional strategies on how to work through them.
Why? Concrete and powerful examples of how changes (that seem nearly impossible) can happen, but need to influence people’s ability and motivation differently depending on which of the three levels you are at – individual, team/group, organization/system
Why? Best coaching book I’ve read – some theory, some exercises, and a lot of wisdom…the CD of examples of actual coaching conversations was fabulous.
Oh and one more….for the consultants out there
Why? It’s the consultant’s bible. Absolutely essential. Nonnegotiable. End of story.