Top 5 Resources to help Leaders Be Great Coaches

Do you want a boss who's a know-it-all or a boss who lets the team be the hero of the story? High-performing teams want to work for coaches, not micromanagers. They want to feel useful, take part in decision-making, and know their voices matter.


The Coaching Mindset: How to Unlock the Motivation and Performance of Your Teams by Leveling Up Your Thinking

Scott Drake, JumpCoach
This powerful lesson is a shortcut that will help you: 1) Delegate in empowering and motivating ways; 2) Coach problem solving and unlock the best thinking of others; 3) Inspire motivated teams who will bust through walls to get things done; 4) Grow your emotional intelligence and avoid traps that derail many well-meaning leaders.


Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter

Liz Wiseman, Greg McKeown
"A thought-provoking, accessible, and essential exploration of why some leaders (“Diminishers”) drain capability and intelligence from their teams, while others (“Multipliers”) amplify it to produce better results. Including a foreword by Stephen R. Covey, as well the five key disciplines that turn smart leaders into genius makers, Multipliers is a must-read for everyone from first-time managers to world leaders."


The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever

Michael Bungay Stanier
"Drawing on years of experience training more than 10,000 busy managers from around the globe in practical, everyday coaching skills, Bungay Stanier reveals how to unlock your peoples' potential. He unpacks seven essential coaching questions to demonstrate how--by saying less and asking more--you can develop coaching methods that produce great results."


Clockwork: Design Your Business to Run Itself

Mike Michalowicz
"Do you worry that your business will collapse without your constant presence? Are you sacrificing your family, friendships, and freedom to keep your business alive? What if instead your business could run itself, freeing you to do what you love when you want, while it continues to grow and turn a profit?"


Emotional Intelligence 2.0

Travis Bradberry, Jean Greaves
Why do people with average intelligence outperform those with high intelligence 70-percent of the time? Answer: They have higher Emotional Intelligence. They are aware of situations that cause them stress, manage their responses well, understand other people's stressors, and can build good relationships.