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Feature Article
Business Coaching in South Africa
by Sunny Stout Rostron
Column
The ROI of Business Coaching Revisited
by Bronwyn Bowery-Ireland

Column
Building Business Through Partnerships
by Denise Trifiletti

Column
Assessment Corner
by Roberta Hill
Movers and Shakers
An Interview with Marshall Goldsmith
by Wendy Johnson and Donna Mills
Success Story
From Monopoly to Market Leader
by Anne Geneviève Girard, PhD and Michel David
Get The Edge
Don't Be a Lone Ranger: Coaching Tips for the Entrepreneurial Client
by Lyn T. Christian
Hot Topics
Improving Innovation: How Coaches Can Help Companies Turn Ideas Into Profits
by Kim Benz and Heidi Smith, PhD
Business Book Summaries
The 360-Degree Leader
Developing Your Influence from Anywhere in the Organization

By John C. Maxwell

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Researchers: Kim Benz, Les Brown, and Sasmita Maurya
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FEATURE ARTICLE
Business Coaching in South Africa
by Sunny Stout Rostron 


Business coaches in South Africa face unique challenges in this very diverse society, only now recovering from a fraught, divisive past. Sunny Stout Rostron provides an overview of business coaching in South Africa, and describes how it is making a difference in the transformation of this exciting new multi-racial democracy.

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COLUMN
The ROI of Business Coaching Revisited
by Bronwyn Bowery-Ireland


Numerous models are available to measure the ROI of business coaching. Some are adaptations of Donald Kirkpatrick's or Jack Phillips', while others afford new and refreshing methods of evaluating the coaching process. This column examines Mel Leedham's Coaching Scorecard, which is based on the way purchasers measure the effectiveness of external business coaches.

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COLUMN
Building Business Through Partnerships
by Denise Trifiletti


Strategic business partnerships can increase client satisfaction, client referrals, and long-term client retention—a combination which can generate a substantial increase in your bottom line.

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COLUMN
Assessment Corner
by Roberta Hill


What is a "360-degree" assessment? This column provides a brief answer to that question. While not intended to explain the proper implementation of a 360 program, nor to provide an analysis of the various 360 instruments, this article does highlight the benefits of using a 360-degree assessment as a coaching tool.

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MOVERS AND SHAKERS
An Interview with Marshall Goldsmith
by Wendy Johnson and Donna Mills

Leadership coach Marshall Goldsmith shares some perspectives on business coaching for results-based behavioral change, and offers some suggestions to advance the careers of both novice and experienced business coaches..

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SUCCESS STORY
From Monopoly to Market Leader
by Anne Geneviève Girard, PhD and Michel David

Faced with the challenge of privatization, Maison des Futailles's CEO Roland Prud'homme engaged the services of Anne Geneviève Girard and Michel David to coach him and his executive team. The result: A highly successful transition from government-owned monopoly to thriving, market-driven enterprise.

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GET THE EDGE
Don't Be a Lone Ranger: Coaching Tips for the Entrepreneurial Client
by Lyn T. Christian
 

Most entrepreneurs could be categorized as rugged individualists. Since they operate as their own bosses, they sometimes need reminders to ask for assistance when they need it. This article describes one strategy coaches can use to help their entrepreneurial clients tackle this issue.

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HOT TOPICS
Improving Innovation: How Coaches Can Help Companies Turn Ideas Into Profits
by Kim Benz and Heidi L. Smith, PhD

While most executives say they intend to increase spending on innovation this year, most express dissatisfaction with the efficiency and ROI of their innovation efforts. Skilled business coaches can facilitate greater return on innovation by systematically identifying and intervening at stages where the complex innovation process is likely to break down or stall.

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BUSINESS BOOK SUMMARIES
The 360-Degree Leader
Developing Your Influence from Anywhere in the Organization

By John C. Maxwell

In The 360-Degree Leader, John C. Maxwell exposes the myths and succinctly defines the principles leaders can use to bring value and influence to and from anywhere in the organization, enabling them to lead up, lead across, and lead down. Once leaders can incorporate these principles into their own style of management, they will be able to influence others in every direction.

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Coming In Our Next Issue!

Feature: Ton de Graaf, MCC, has been conducting a coaching program designed to alter the culture in the Netherlands' prison system. He will be sharing the aims and the results of the initial phase of that program. Learn more about Ton in the WABC Coach Directory.

Hot Topics: Multi-tasking has become a common business buzzword. Regular contributor H. Les Brown shares the results of his research into the actual mental processes that underlie multi-tasking. Learn more about Les in the WABC Coach Directory

 
FROM THE EDITOR


Even the most stalwart entrepreneur can benefit from a support network. Expand your team beyond professionals and specialists-for-hire who possess the expertise you lack, and reap the benefits of reciprocity.

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