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You'll get one copy in print and ebook form, plus you’ll get exclusive access to updates, and an invite to join my community. *This bonus is limited to the first 50 readers.
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You'll get one signed and personalized copy in print and ebook form, plus you’ll get exclusive access to updates and an invite to join my community.
1 copy + ebook included
You'll get three copies to share with friends at discount, in print and ebook form, plus a HUGE thanks from me in the acknowledgements section. You’ll also get everything in the previous bonus.
3 copies + ebook included
Preorder 10 copies, and you'll get everything in the previous bonuses, plus 7 more copies to share with your friends. You’ll also get a free 60 min. private coaching or consult to achieve clarity in your business or team.
Through conversation with you, we carefully design a process using either our toolbox or existing frameworks and tools in your company and work with you to deliver the results.
10 copies + ebook included
You want this book to reach a group of people and contribute to this campaign in a big way! You'll receive 25 copies, get recognised on the first page as a Patron, and get any of the above bonuses you like most.
25 copies + ebook included
You want this book to reach a group of people and contribute to this campaign in a big way! You'll receive 25 copies, get recognised on the first page as a Patron, and get any of the above bonuses you like most. And in addition, 25 copies will be sent to Nepal to support the development of young women leaders, supporting their careers.
50 copies + ebook included
Hire Robyn Wilson to speak on how to manage and grow sustainable organizations at your event and receive 100 print copies for you and your guests to take home. You’ll also get everything in the previous bonus.
100 copies + ebook included
Simple, foundational coaching-related skills to enable managers and leaders to face today’s business challenges while increasing return on their leadership effort.Share Tweet LinkedIn Embed pszr.co/HVzYm 675 views
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As it is with physical fitness, building core skills helps us build capability required for the far more strenuous challenges. These challenges abound in our organizations and in the world today. What is clear is that we need to work with and through people while doing things we often haven’t done before.
In Manage Like a Coach: , Dr. Robyn Wilson reflects on the state of leadership and gives readers well chosen tools to develop and strengthen the core and cornerstone skills needed when managing and leading people.
These are the skills we tend to think we are competent at but when under pressure, they tend fail us. Curiously, these skills are ones that good coaches rely on all the time, and become fundamental for supporting long term team peak performance and sustainability.
Dr. Robyn Wilson's bold management and leadership insights emerge from coaching processes and experience to get back to basics. Or use what she calls cornerstone skills: listening, connecting and giving feedback, to name a few.
Coaching conversations are not about coaches in any sense, and yet still become very intimate and trusting. The only vested interest is in the coachee's personal success, which results in tremendous change in how they gain clarity around focus, becoming more confident, growing in their sense of their capabilities, improving relationships at work, and most importantly, achieving higher results while being able to navigate uncertain challenges in the workplace.
Imagine for a second, if managers in organizations embraced these coach skills in a way which would not be counter-intuitive to their sense of responsibilities as a manager. Putting focus back on the people to build skills that work for their success in their jobs. Business as usual would become more strategic, more practical, and more trusting--basic values in the changing state of leadership today.
The Push and Pull; the manager’s challenge in today’s world
Connecting with others
The Simple Basics
Deepening the Connection with others
Putting it into Practice
Useful Language Tips
Self Work (oxygen to self before oxygen to others)
The Real Work
End of each skill chapter:
Target audience would be managers/leaders who have some experience and are aware that they need to work on how they manage people (not at manager 101 level). They have most probably been to some leadership programs, but may still feel stuck or not as effective as they want to be. Old enough to realise some self-awareness may work for them, and that a bigger cause/purpose/focus is important - rather than just be focused, only, on achieving their own goals.
Senior and middle management.
It’s a good time now because managers and leaders are getting overwhelmed with complex and ambiguous world they operate in along with the multiple generations and cultures they work with, and in many cases, feeling helpless. Giving them do-able toe-holds where they can build a foundational and important/critical skills and see an impact would be a great encouragement.
Robyn has more than 30 years of experience in the corporate, university and entrepreneurial worlds demonstrating a unique blend of senior leadership roles combined with deep experience as business facilitator, consultant, executive coach, educator and researcher.
With a strong academic background in Mathematics, IT / IS and Engineering, a decade of hands-on management, Robyn has spent nearly two decades in Asia and the Middle East working extensively with senior leaders, their teams and organisations, across most industries, cultures, countries and with all facing very different types of challenges as they manage and grow their respective organisations.
Providing facilitation support while business leaders, themselves, work on their issues and challenges plays to a fundamental philosophical approach Robyn has to her consulting work. She works with organizations and individuals across a range of issues which can include strategy execution, leadership and team / organisational capability building, innovation, cultural awareness as well as global / regional readiness and the customer / stakeholder experience.
Complex environments, challenging topics, cross cultural elements all play to Robyn’s strengths, which also include being inclusive, open, empathic and caring while not letting the hard issues escape.
Robyn has worked closely with multi-national corporations, Asian investment holding companies, government ministries & agencies, commercialising state-owned enterprises, Government Linked Companies, MNCs, SMEs and Asia-grown companies across the Asia Pacific region, and startups.
Additionally to broader facilitation Robyn coaches executives across diverse organisational functions – from CEOs, C-suite and board members, to senior management such as regional, country and global functional heads, their teams and high-potentials.
Robyn founded Praxis Management Consulting in Singapore in 2001. She has a PhD (National University of Singapore), Masters of Engineering (University of Western Australia), and a Bachelor of Science (University of Queensland).
Current social media presence:
LinkedIn: 1340+ (with people I know)
Facebook: 600+ (with people I know)
Twitter: 470+ followers (@RobynEWilson)
Have hired an assistant (who knows me and my work and has helped me before) for a few weeks to help lineup content to build up my Company mailing list, as well as for me to identify who in my network I had count on for crowdsourcing campaign. Can also use this to ramp up twitter followers.
Have access to various relevant networks who can help boost presence and circulate crowdsourcing, when needed.
I am focusing on a number of critical, foundational coach skills. Other books are either more narrowly focused (like “Insight” by Tasha Eurich) or cover "how to coach". In some of the books above, there is need to give the basics enough attention to help leaders really become capable in them in order to support the focus of the book's theories and/or frameworks/models. These books also present some of these basic coach-skills, but not all are in one book.
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