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RESULTS Coaching Next Steps
Leading for Growth and Change



© 2017 | 240 pages | Corwin

Grow yourself in order to grow your team.

Do you spend your days managing others only to find you’re still putting out fire after fire? What if there was a better way to get things done? There is—leadership coaching is disrupting the scattered management era of education in all the right ways.

Get the tools and strategies needed to transform how you think about school supervision that builds capacity, leadership, and learning. This book will help you:

  • Learn to use neuroscience research productively
  • Expand your use of communication skills
  • Understand examples of leaders implementing coach-like behaviors into everyday practice to produce results 
  • Learn specific approaches to supervise and coach for growth 
  • Approach difficult conversations that impact thinking and change with confidence

At the crux of coaching culture is mindset—this book will teach you how to cultivate a growth  mindset and strong emotional intelligence as you coach and  grow  capacity in others.

"RESULTS Coaching Next Steps invites leaders to function as coaches and clearly teaches them how to coach. It is truly transformational for those unfamiliar with coach leadership and for veteran coaches alike. This book transformed me as a school principal and continues to serve as a fundamental resource in training school leaders. It is without a doubt my top recommendation to anyone who asks how to learn coach-leader skills."
—Dr. Hank Staggs, ACC, Director
Governors Academy for School Leadership, Tennessee

"Finally! Another must-have for my professional library! RESULTS Coaching Next Steps speaks to education leaders who continue to focus on being a coach leader, no matter what their title or position. The book drives novice and experienced coaches to reconnect to the essentials and renews your commitment to never interact the same way again."
—Kim Richardson ACC
Teacher Development Coordinator, Hampton City Schools

 
Preface
 
Acknowledgments
Publisher’s Acknowledgments  
 
About the Authors
 
Introduction
 
CHAPTER 1: Leadership for Today: The Essentials of Coach Leadership
What Got Us Here Won’t Get Us There!  
Why Change Is So Hard  
Coach Leaders First Lead Themselves  
Positivity Broadens Thinking  
Keep Calm and Carry On! A Story of Positivity and Resilience  
Know Thyself  
A Story of Making a Difference That Impacted Everything  
 
CHAPTER 2: Leading With the Brain in Mind
The Call From Leaders  
Important Facts About the Brain  
Emotional Intelligence  
Emotional Reactions  
Response Regrets  
New Pathways  
The Power of Empathy  
When We Think We Can  
Practical Uses  
NeuroLeadership Institute Influences  
Practical Uses  
Positive Psychology  
 
CHAPTER 3: The Leader as Coach: Mindset and Skills
The Seduction of Advising or Telling  
Essential Skills—Lessons Learned  
Essential Skill #1: The Power of Listening  
Essential Skill #2: Committed Listening and Paraphrasing  
Essential Skill #3: Presuming Positive Intent and Positive Presuppositions  
Essential Skill #4: Reflective Feedback  
 
CHAPTER 4: Supervision vs. Coaching: It’s Time for Change
Supervision Is Coaching  
From Traditional Supervision to 21st Century Supervision  
Performance Research  
Matching Supervisory Style With Teacher Level of Development  
 
CHAPTER 5: The Power of the Conversation
The Conversation Frame  
Difficult Conversation Frame  
 
CHAPTER 6: Creating a Coaching Culture
Why Is a Coaching Culture of Critical Importance?  
What Are the Characteristics of a Coaching Culture?  
How Does One Create a Coaching Culture?  
How Individuals Are Creating Coaching Cultures  
Patterns and Themes for Transforming Culture  
 
RESOURCES
 
Coaching Mindset and Skills—Skill Self-Assessment
 
Coaching Standards: Core Competencies
 
Supervision and Coaching: Glickman’s Model of Developmental Supervision
 
Supervision Practice Scenarios
 
RCG Coaching Conversation Frame
 
RCG Difficult Conversation Frame
 
RCG Guided Pathways for Success—GPS
 
Index

"RESULTS Coaching Next Steps invites leaders to function as coaches and clearly teaches them how to coach. It is truly transformational for those unfamiliar with coach leadership and for veteran coaches alike. This book transformed me as a school principal and continues to serve as a fundamental resource in training school leaders. It is without a doubt my top recommendation to anyone who asks how to learn coach-leader skills."

Dr. Hank Staggs, ACC, Director
Governors Academy for School Leadership, Tennessee

"Results Coaching Next Steps: Leading for Growth and Change clearly sets the path for transformational leadership that creates a culture of trust and communication in which the effectiveness of the organization flourishes when freedom to explore and collaborate are not just promoted but valued. The authors artfully articulate and demonstrate the leadership coaching behaviors and skills that help leaders shift organizational mindsets from negatives to positives and behaviors from isolation to collaboration resulting in new and innovative thinking and learning. The  the UAM School of Education faculty and staff have become fearless visionaries who work as a team to make yesterday's challenges today's successes."

Dr. Peggy Doss, Dean
School of Education, UAM

"Finally! Another must-have for my professional library! RESULTS Coaching Next Steps speaks to education leaders who continue to focus on being a coach leader, no matter what their title or position. The book drives novice and experienced coaches to reconnect to the essentials and renews your commitment to never interact the same way again."

Kim Richardson, ACC, Teacher Development Coordinator
Hampton City Schools

"Education is about change and growth in people. Results Coaching Global's first book Results Coaching: The New Essential for School Leaders completely reframed educational leadership landscape. Now RESULTS Coaching Next Steps: Leading for Growth and Change brings out the details in the picture of leading learning systems. This book provides specific examples related to the mindset of the Coach Leader and thoroughly examines supervision vs. coaching. Everything you need to create a culture of coaching in your district is laid out beautifully. As a superintendent, I've seen firsthand the impact this work has had on principals, midlevel administrators and cabinet level leadership. The bottom line—the significant changes we are looking for come from changing educators from within. It is a journey and RESULTS Coaching Next Steps: Leading for Growth and Change is the guidebook."

David Curry, Superintendent
Union Hill School District, California

"Results Coaching Next Steps: Leading for Growth and Change equips the 21st century leader to move past old paradigms of supervision and into the realm of influence. Next Steps continues the journey of transformation and challenges administrators to become coach leaders. The need for a coaching culture to support leaders makes this book a valued resource. To truly impact school environments, Results Coaching Next Steps: Leading for Growth and Change is the first place to start!"

Lezley Lewis, Executive Director of Teacher Learning
Ft. Worth ISD, TX

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