A master coach's practical guide to building and managing a successful executive coaching practice
Written by master coach and longtime coaching educator Lewis Stern, Executive Coaching: Building and Managing Your Professional Practice pulls back the curtain and reveals the secrets of becoming-and succeeding as-an executive coach.
From finding clients, to acquiring the right training, to making the transition from other fields, this hands-on guide is necessary for anyone interested in exploring, building, expanding, or optimally managing a professional practice in executive coaching. Introducing practical approaches and resources to build and manage a lucrative coaching practice, this educational guide provides strategies and insights that will help you avoid common mistakes, while training you on the essentials for creating and running a thriving practice.
Featuring a valuable Appendix filled with practical resources, Executive Coaching helps you:
* Develop a detailed plan for your professional executive coaching practice
* Create a value proposition as an executive coach to develop and market your practice
* Identify your strengths and opportunities for development as an executive coach
* Transition from other professional disciplines or coaching specialties including mental health, business management, organization development and management consulting, personal/life coaching, and internal human resources roles
* Understand the role of the human resources professional in executive coaching
* Assemble and manage the building blocks of your practice such as a coaching network, coaching toolbox, office infrastructure, coaching project management system, professional and peer supervision, research and publication, and community service
Presented in an accessible manner with tips and tools that will appeal to the novice as well as the established coach, Executive Coaching will help you plan your professional development as an executive coach and grow a successful and professionally fulfilling practice.