FINALIST: 2023 Australian Career Book Awards WINNER: 2023 Goody Business Book Awards in Leadership - Mentoring/Coaching FINALIST: 2023 Goody Business Book Awards in Self-Help - How To
Leadership is challenging. There are many complex problems to work through, decisions to be made and priorities to juggle. And, by the time you are in a leadership role, you’re expected to know exactly what to do and how to do it.
This is where having an experienced leadership coach comes in – someone who can help and support you as you evolve as a leader and become more self-aware of your behaviours, emotions and thoughts. Someone who can work with you through the many challenges of leadership.
Yet what happens when you can't access a coach? Who do you turn to?
In Be Your Own Leadership Coach you’ll learn powerful self-coaching strategies so you can support your leadership of you and support yourself as you lead others.
You’ll draw on 12 practices and use practical exercises and reflections to:
build your self-awareness and lead as you
design your goals and support your motivation
manage your time and energy
consciously communicate and build your listening skills
lead with kindness and empower others
shape your leadership impact to be positive, motivating and long lasting.
Karen Stein is a Professional Certified Executive Coach with over 30 years’ experience, including 23 years as a partner at Deloitte. Based on evidence-based positive psychology, lived leadership experience and over 2,000 hours of one-on-one coaching, Be Your Own Leadership Coach is a one-stop shop for leaders to drive their own professional development and lead as their best self – anytime, anywhere.
PRAISE FOR BE YOUR OWN LEADERSHIP COACH
‘Karen Stein has written one of the most comprehensive and practical guides for leaders I’ve ever read. Through engaging, evidence-based and high-impact practices, you’ll learn to lead yourself, lead others and leave a lasting legacy. Be Your Own Leadership Coach isn’t a book you simply read, it’s a book you experience and become better because of it.’ Zach Mercurio, PhD, author of The Invisible Leader: Transform Your Life, Work, and Organization with the Power of Authentic Purpose
‘Karen Stein has written an invaluable book, full of wisdom and practical experience that will help you to be the leader who inspires others to reach their potential. I wish I had been given such insights as I travelled on my own leadership journey. I recommend it highly.’ Lieutenant General David Morrison AO (Retd)
‘Be Your Own Leadership Coach is full of practical advice and tools that I have already started applying to my life. The backpack metaphor works for me. I recommend this book to anyone who is seeking to improve their personal and professional life.’ Sergio Duchini, Chair, Lymphoma Australia
‘Written by a wise and gentle leadership coach, Be Your Own Leadership Coach is an easy to read and comprehensive self-help guide for anyone wanting to become a better version of themselves at work.’Dr Juliet Bourke, advisor, board member and Professor of Practice, School of Management & Governance, UNSW Business School
‘A must-read for anyone driven to create real impact in today’s ever-changing world!’Mariane Power, clinical psychologist, female founder – The Posify Group
‘I could not think of a better person to write a book on coaching than Karen. Her characteristic warmth resonates on every page and in every strategy and story. Karen has reminded us that we can lead and learn to be and do better in any given moment.’ Kelly Irving, book coach, editor and Founder of The Expert Author Community