Summary of Mastering Coaching

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Mastering Coaching book summary
Coaching legend Max Landsberg supplies valuable tools and techniques that coaches can use to help their clients or employees and themselves.


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This classic by Max Landsberg, the author of the bestseller The Tao of Coaching, shows his deep understanding of how coaches can help their clients or employees achieve their goals. Landsberg shares his mastery of standard coaching tools and suggests numerous techniques and approaches that coaches can adopt and modify from other fields. His manual’s case histories bring its lessons alive for readers who lead others. getAbstract recommends this short but in-depth guidebook to coaches and other professionals who are working to get better at their jobs.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How professional coaches can use tools and methods from “neuroscience, sports psychology, positive psychology, mindfulness” and “experiential learning;”
  • How to apply the “PETTLEP” model of visualization;
  • What clients can learn from paintings’ Old Masters; and
  • How coaches lead clients through recurring business situations.


Coaching Tools and Challenges
Imagine the letter T as a symbol of professional coaching. The horizontal bar represents a coach’s variety of clients, assignments and challenges. The vertical bar represents the selection of professional tools, systems, techniques and approaches ...
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About the Author

Author of The Tao of Coaching, The Tao of Motivation and The Tools of Leadership, Max Landsberg is a recognized authority on executive coaching, development and leadership.

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    Adji Permana 10 months ago
    Good brief, enrich tools and approaches used by coaches. I Love it. Thank you.
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    Zari Malik 1 year ago
    Do I have to pay to read?
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    Aarde Cosseboom 1 year ago
    Great read! I liked the overview on Generation Y.

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