Performance coaching helps individuals and organizations achieve their maximum potential, tackle challenges, and reach specific goals. It leads to personal and professional development and helps to create a work/life balance. Best Practice in Performance Coaching is both an introduction for anyone thinking of becoming or hiring a coach -- private or corporate -- and a reference guide for experienced coaches. A practical guide to the ""what"" and ""how"" of performance coaching, it covers all topics from the personal and executive angle and explains the structure of a coaching relationship. There is extensive guidance on coaching techniques, models, and tools as well as advice on how to train as a coach, how to run a coaching practice and how to structure coaching sessions. Complete with worksheets, exercises, evaluations, and international case studies, this is a thorough guide to performance coaching.