This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
TheStreet Open House

New Edition Of Adaptive Coaching Book Adds Toolkit Of Approaches To Client-Centered Performance Management

Stocks in this article: KFY

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --  Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY),a premier global provider of talent management solutions, today announced the second edition launch of Adaptive Coaching: The Art and Practice of a Client-Centered Approach to Performance Improvement.

Authors Terry Bacon and Laurie Voss draw from more than 2,000 case studies of Fortune 500 employees to show how people prefer to be coached – and how adaptive coaches are achieving powerful results.  According to their new book, confident coaches are adaptive coaches.  They recognize that no two employees are alike, and that each requires a coaching approach tailored to individual working styles.

Adaptive Coaching, Second Edition, builds upon Bacon's 2003 book which has been called "one of the finest coaching resources ever."  It explores new coaching techniques for encouraging transformative change in clients, and includes:

  • Four brand new chapters featuring the unique coaching techniques, Transformational and Performance Coaching, designed to help clients psychologically transform into better team leaders and performers.
  • Checklists, assessment tools, and the authors' unique "Needs Compass" to help discover preferred coaching styles and adapt it to meet a client's needs.
  • Tools and techniques for building performance and personal growth in clients on a foundational and transformative level.
  • An exploration of what change will mean to clients by utilizing problem-solving techniques with the Four Step Human Change Process.

In this new edition, Bacon and Voss provide a toolkit to master the ever-changing dialogue between coach and client. According to the authors, a wealth of "breadth and versatility" helps coaches determine what clients want and need at each waypoint. These coaches ask the right questions, give thoughtful and intelligent feedback, and close coaching sessions effectively. Adaptive coaching encourages change, and this, according to Bacon and Voss, is how employees prefer to be coached.

To request a review copy of Adaptive Coaching, Second Edition, or to arrange an interview with the authors, please contact marketing@nicholasbrealey.com or call 617-523-3801.

About Korn/Ferry International

Korn/Ferry International is a premier global provider of talent management solutions, with a presence throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.  The firm delivers services and solutions that help clients cultivate greatness through the attraction, engagement, development and retention of their talent. Visit www.kornferry.com for more information on Korn/Ferry International, and www.kornferryinstitute.com for thought leadership, intellectual property, and research.

SOURCE Korn/Ferry International

Copyright 2011 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
DOW 16,614.81 +215.14 1.31%
S&P 500 1,941.28 +37.27 1.96%
NASDAQ 4,419.4780 +103.4040 2.40%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs