Leverage Your Best Ditch the Rest

Leverage Your Best readers can use the Web site, the first of its kind, to work through exercises in the book electronically, keep a personal record of progress, communicate with other readers in an online coaching experience, and give ...

Author: Scott Blanchard

Publisher: William Morrow

ISBN: 0060559780

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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leverage (lev'r ij) The power to act or influence. ditch (dich) Slang, to get rid of; discard. Finally, you hold in your hands a powerful tool that will show you how to take full advantage of -- Leverage! -- your strengths and most positive qualities, while at the same time discarding or getting around -- Ditch! -- whatever gets in your way. Scott Blanchard and Madeleine Homan, co-founders of Coaching.com, share their groundbreaking program, honed by fourteen years of high-level executive coaching and consulting. They offer new perspectives on how to spend your precious and limited resources, time, emotions, passions, and energy to generate the best results. The three-part process begins with a twenty-five-question self-assessment, then moves on to the Three Perspectives -- major life queries that focus on how you are perceived, your own self-image, and self-imposed limitations. The final step, the Seven Leverage Points, offers fresh insight into the choices you make and how you conduct yourself in business and in life. You will find immediately applicable tools to appraise and manage your work environment and personal gifts. You will be guided to make tiny but crucial shifts in getting needs met and drawing boundaries. Leverage Your Best, Ditch the Rest eliminates the stupid stuff that distracts you and gets in your way. It shows you how to capitalize on what you've got going for you and how to invest in yourself like a hot new stock. ***** In addition, we have built a Web site, www.leverageyourbest.com, for those who have made a commitment to their own coaching journey. Coaching is a dynamic tool and you are a work in progress---technology makes it easy to track growth. Leverage Your Best readers can use the Web site, the first of its kind, to work through exercises in the book electronically, keep a personal record of progress, communicate with other readers in an online coaching experience, and give feedback to the authors. A collaborative effort, the Web's online coaching community defines the www.leverageyourbest.com site experience, adding new dimensions to professional development...all for the price of the of the book . Visit the world's only online coaching Web experience and see what has people everywhere jumping in their cubicles. Enjoy!
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Leverage Your Best Ditch the Rest

LEVERAGE YOUR BEST DITCHTHEREST The Coaching Secrets Top Executives Depend On SCOTT BLANCHARD AND MADELEINE HOMAN founders of coaching.com FOREWORD BY KEN BLANCHARD USA $22.95 CANADA $32.95 leverage (lev'r ij) The power to. Front Cover.

Author: Scott Blanchard

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 9780062018540

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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Leverage Your Best, Ditch the Rest eliminates the stupid stuff that distracts you and gets in your way. It shows you how to take full advantage of -- Leverage! -- your strengths and most positive qualities, while at the same time discarding or getting around -- Ditch! -- whatever gets in your way. Scott Blanchard and Madeleine Homan, co-founders of Coaching.com, share their groundbreaking program, honed by fourteen years of high-level executive coaching and consulting. They offer new perspectives on how to spend your precious and limited resources, time, emotions, passions, and energy to generate the best results. The three-part process begins with a twenty-five-question self-assessment, then moves on to the Three Perspectives -- major life queries that focus on how you are perceived, your own self-image, and self-imposed limitations. The final step, the Seven Leverage Points, offers fresh insight into the choices you make and how you conduct yourself in business and in life. You will find immediately applicable tools to appraise and manage your work environment and personal gifts. You will be guided to make tiny but crucial shifts in getting needs met and drawing boundaries.
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Play Your Best Hand

Leverage Our Best, Ditch the Rest: The Coaching Secrets Top Executives Depend On, by Scott Blanchard and Madeleine Homan (William Morrow Press). This book has great tips aimed at helping individuals deliver their best.

Author: Faith Ralston

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781440517303

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

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The number of knowledge workers has doubled in the last decade. Unlike yesterday's workers their value is not measured in hours logged, but in how much quality and innovation they create for your organization. Talent is the new wildcard in today's competitive marketplace. If you want to tap your employee's full potential you have to manage differently. Play Your Best Hand shows you how to align knowledge worker's talents with strategic business goals. Using practical exercises and assessments, managers learn to apply strength-based leadership principles to leverage individual and team talents. Play Your Best Hand also covers: the four employee talent types key challenges of managing knowledge workers - and recommended solutions the five talent-based leadership principles and how to apply them and more! Play Your Best Hand is the innovative leadership approach you need to keep today's knowledge workers motivated and productive!
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Coaching for Leadership

Writings on Leadership from the World's Greatest Coaches Marshall Goldsmith, Laurence S. Lyons, Sarah McArthur ... She is the coauthor of three books: Coaching in Organizations; Leverage Your Best, Ditch the Rest: The Coaching Secrets ...

Author: Marshall Goldsmith

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118235317

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 357

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PRAISE FOR COACHING FOR LEADERSHIP "What a resource! In Coaching for Leadership, the world's best coaches come together to present an advanced tutorial on the art of coaching. Anyone interested in becoming an executive coach, either as an individual practice or within his or her organization, must immediately buy and read this essential hands-on guide" Sally Helgesen, author The Female Vision and The Web of Inclusion "This exceptional book is a must read for individuals at all levels of organization. Coaches, HR managers, and executives hoping to become coaches will benefit greatly from the concepts, practices, and techniques brought to light in Coaching for Leadership." Vijay Govindarajan, professor at Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth; best-selling author of The Other Side of Innovation: Solving the Execution Challenge "This book is very important and valuable for executives who are reaching retirement and moving into another important area of contribution: coaching others to become effective executives. It is no less significant for corporate HR executives who are increasingly called upon to manage coaching interventions on behalf of their companies' leaders." D. Quinn Mills, professor, Harvard Business School "Coaching for Leadership explores powerful new ways to motivate your entire organization. Individuals at every level of the company will benefit from the concepts in this book." Ken Blanchard, author, Leading at a Higher Level and The One-Minute Manager
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Who Stole My Leader

Leverage Your Best, Ditch The Rest: The Coaching Secrets Top Executives Depend On. William Morrow, 2004. Bradberry, Travis. Squawk!: How To Stop Making Noise and Start Getting Results. Harper Business, 2008.

Author: Domenic Presutti

Publisher: FriesenPress

ISBN: 9781525541841

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 79

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In Who Stole My Leader?, leaders or aspiring leaders from all areas and industries—church groups, athletic organizations, corporations, community groups, even families—discover a rich trove of enthusiastic wisdom for the development of their own leadership qualities. Here is an abundance of practical information about such specifics as nominating a personal vision, establishing a positive team mindset, and getting the most from team members according to their strengths. Taken together, the collection amounts to a guidebook to becoming an authentic, successful leader.
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Effective Succession Planning

... for Small Organizations,'' TD 56:3 (2002), 52–55; Ben Warden, ''How Personal Is Your Leadership Development? ... Lynn Andriani, Michael Scharf, and Emily Chenoweth, ''Leverage Your Best, Ditch the Rest: The Coaching Secrets Top ...

Author: William Rothwell

Publisher: AMACOM

ISBN: 9780814449165

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 512

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Nobody likes to lose good employees. But sometimes the loss of a key employee can be disruptive to the business at best, and completely disastrous at worst. Organizations that don’t take steps to address future talent needs at all levels will face some major obstacles or even near collapse when undervalued key employees get burned out and leave you to fend for yourself.The most comprehensive book on the subject, the fifth edition of the bestselling Effective Succession Planning covers every base of how to address future talent needs before a crisis hits, including how to:• Identify competencies and clarify organizational values• Plan for and quickly fill crucial vacancies at all levels• Develop and retain top talent• Assess current needs and future resources for seamless succession planning• And moreUpdated with current best practices, trends, and technology, the latest edition also includes: succession planning for small businesses and nonprofits; replacement planning; transition management; downsizing; international issues; mergers and acquisitions as a talent strategy; and succession planning for technical positions as well as roles built on longstanding social relationships.Don’t risk the loss of your most valued employees and their accumulated wisdom and experience that has been key to your company’s success for many years. Effective Succession Planning is your go-to indispensable guide for avoiding the catastrophe that losing them would bring.
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The Six Disciplines of Breakthrough Learning

Foreword in S. Blanchard & M. Homan, Leverage your best, ditch the rest: The coaching secrets top executives ... Best practices in leading the global workforce: How the best companies ensure success throughout their workforce (pp.

Author: Roy V. H. Pollock

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118047002

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 253

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The Six Disciplines of Breakthrough Learning presents an innovative approach that accelerates the transfer and application of corporate learning. The Six Disciplines provides the definitive road map and tools for optimizing the business impact of leadership and management training, sales, quality, performance improvement, and individual development programs. This important book presents the theories and techniques behind the approach and includes expert advice for bridging the “learning-doing” gap. The authors’ recommendations are illustrated with dozens of real-life examples from successful companies on the cutting edge of results-driven educational performance.
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ASTD Handbook 2nd Edition

An accomplished author in his own right (co-author of Leverage Your Best, Ditch the Rest and Leading at a Higher Level), Scott represents the next generation of pioneering thought leadership on management issues.

Author: Elaine Biech

Publisher: American Society for Training and Development

ISBN: 9781562869137

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 984

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In today’s parlance, smart board is the new chalkboard and for the profession of training and development, this new, 2nd edition of the ASTD Handbook is the MUST-HAVE resource for every practitioner. The ASTD Handbook (2nd edition), more than a year in the making, maintains the authentic credibility of ASTD’s first Handbook (2008), incorporates the new competencies of the profession, and includes more than 50 chapters authored by the top professionals in the T&D space. This all-new material is not just the "best of," but it is the BEST there is. Together with the first edition it represents the essence of the training practice with solid how-to content, plus tools, resources, technology, and more. Spearheaded by expert trainer and world-renowned author, editor, and speaker, Elaine Biech, this is an essential title for your training library. It’s YOUR Profession, OWN IT!
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Coaching for Christian Leaders

Leverage Your Best , Ditch the Rest . ... The One Thing You Need to Know About Great Managing , Great Leadership , and Sustained Individual Success . ... Pursuing the Full Kingdom Potential of Your Congregation .

Author: Chad Hall

Publisher: Chalice Press

ISBN: 9780827205185

Category: Religion

Page: 160

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Miller and Hall center totally on the nature and ministry of Christian coaching. They provide an overview of the growth and development of coaching and its application to Christian ministry. They show core coaching skills, and essential and supporting coaching skills. The core skills of focused listening and asking powerful questions reappear throughout the book as the authors demonstrate in real life situations how to use them. A TCP Leadership Series title.
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Leading Up

“God,” he says, “my sweetie, my darling, she needs medicine and I do not have the money. ... 4 From Scott Blanchard and Madeleine Homan, Leverage Your Best, Ditch the Rest (NewYork: HarperCollins, 2004), p. 27.

Author: Lilya Wagner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471754244

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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Fundraisers at all levels discover the art of leading up Fundraisers know that in order to be successful in their demandingprofession, they have to get things done. And to get things done,they need to exercise leadership from whatever rank or positionthey hold--often from the middle. This concept is called "leadingup." Recognizing that all fundraisers must be leaders, Leading Upteaches professionals the skills and traits they need to besuccessful in their philanthropic roles. Leading Up centers around author Lilya Wagner's unique model, whichexemplifies the concept of leading up. Here, fundraisers willdiscover: how to get things done when they're not in charge; how tomotivate others when they don't have formal authority; how toconvince or persuade their colleagues and superiors about theirneed for action and involvement; and how to lead when they're notrecognized leaders by virtue of power or position. Focusing on problem-solving concepts, Leading Up is packed withthought provoking questions, exercises, and practical applicationsteps that allow professionals to practice and implement theprinciples they've just learned. The book also includesinspirational quotes on leadership from recognized and successfulprofessionals and leaders. Leadership qualities have to be learned and practiced by all whowish to achieve success in fundraising, whether boss or not.Leading Up provides readers with the groundwork they need to notonly build up their causes and organizations, but also influence aprofessional field that is still developing.
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