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The Coaching Manager: Developing Top Talent in Business, by James Hunt, Joseph Weintraub, Joseph Weintraub, is a valuable resource for people interested in Business Coach and Business Coaching, and it is available through and Barnes & Noble.

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Weintraub, founder and faculty co-director of the Coaching for Leadership and Teamwork Program at Babson College, introduces an easy- to-implement coaching model based on his work with managers, executives, and MBA students. The model encourages employees to take greater responsibility for their learning and development while forging a helping relationship between the manager and the employee. Real-world cases, self-assessment tools, and checklists are included. The audience for the book includes managers, entrepreneurs, and MBA students. Weintraub teaches management and organizational behavior at Babson College. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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"The Coaching Manager provides real-world strategies for developing people in any organization. Hunt and Weintraub bring together a new model of coaching along with a solid understanding of how business works. A must read for leaders at all levels."

--Roger Enrico, former Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo Inc.

"Managers and entrepreneurs alike will find The Coaching Manager to be of immense value in learning to coach as well as creating a coaching-friendly environment. Hunt and Weintraub give us an approach to coaching that managers can start using immediately. This book belongs on every manager's bookshelf."

--Arthur M. Blank, Co-Founder and Retired Co-Chairman, The Home Depot; Chairman, President, and CEO, Atlanta Falcons

"Hunt and Weintraub impart solid insight and advice for developing leadership talent and inspiring performance through an innovative coaching model. The depth of their research and experience with thousands of managers is relevant to any business leader interested in aligning talent with their organization. I have participated in their leadership coach training program and recommend it to all leaders who value, support, and encourage their most precious assets, the employees . . . "

--Patricia A. Hickey, R.N. M.S. M.B.A, Vice President, Cardiovascular and Critical Care Services, Children's Hospital, Boston, Mass.

"A rich, wonderful resource for all managers wanting to develop the potential of their people. In this one volume, you'll find all the guidance, tools, and examples needed to become a master coach. In a world where the capacity to coach is no longer nice-to-have buta necessity-to-know, this is the book to buy. "

--Jay A. Conger, Professor, London Business School and author of Building Leaders

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This book review is part of a series that covers the topic of Business Coach and Business Coaching. The Official Guide to Business Coach and Business Coaching is David Mason. David is a Performance Development Coach and Small Business Marketing Strategist. He has helped small business owners, entrepreneurs and sales & service professionals from around the world through his books, eClass, teleseminars, training and coaching. Leaving behind a career as a Research Biologist to follow his entrepreneurial urges, David has not looked back. As an internationally best-selling author, speaker, trainer and Performance Development Coach, he helps his clients make more money in less time.

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