The Coaching Companion: Get the Most from Your Coaching Experience, 2nd Edition


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The Coaching Companion is a short book written to new coaching clients. It is our hope to put this resource into the hands of every person who receives professional coaching - whether in the domain of leadership, career, health, or life. Use of this resource will elevate the quality of coaching for even the most masterful of coaches. 

Why? The impact of coaching is a result of not only the coach’s skill, but also the clients’ ability to fully the leverage the coaching they receive. Coaches’ skills are based on hundreds if not thousands of hours of training and experience. Clients, on the other hand, have few if any resources or experiences on which to build their capacity to be coached. Given that the coach’s success is, by definition, the client’s success, we believe that building client’s capacity to be coached is a critically important. 

Clients, consider this: You are investing your time and resources in coaching. You have made every effort to select the best coach, and you’re hoping that this coach can help you succeed in at least one big way. The Coaching Companion is filled with guidance on how to maximize your coaching experience. 

About the Authors 

Carylynn (Cary) Kemp Larson is a leadership coaching based in the Washington, DC area, though her clients span the globe. Cary works with leaders across all organizational levels, from senior executives to team leads. She also works with those aspiring to leadership positions and seeking to make successful career transitions. Cary has coached in health and human services, pharmaceuticals, science and technology, manufacturing and engineering sectors. She has extensive experience working with scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs. Cary holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology from George Mason University and a Certificate in Leadership Coaching from Georgetown University. She has held adjunct faculty positions at George Mason University, The George Washington University, The US Naval Academy, and currently, American University. 

Daniel Sheres is a leadership coach based in Washington, DC. A former healthcare management consultant, he holds a Master’s degree in Health Policy and Management and Certificate in Health Finance and Management from Johns Hopkins University. He received his Certificate in Leadership Coaching from the Institute for Transformational Leadership at Georgetown University.
AuthorCarylynn Larson | Daniel Sheres
Published Year2021
Page Count122
PublisherGreat Light Press
FormatE-Book
SKUB08Y939XZK-AMZ
ISBNB08Y939XZK