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Formula 2 + 2 The Simple Solution for Successful Coaching

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ISBN-10: 1576753107

ISBN-13: 9781576753101

Edition: 2004

Authors: Douglas B. Allen, Dwight W. Allen, Ken Blanchard

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'Formula 2+2' offers a simple approach to revolutionizing feedback conversations, detailing the five secrets of effective feedback: make it timely, balanced, focused, supported with specific examples, & reinforced with appropriate follow-up.
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/10/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 120
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Gerald B. Sklare, EdD, LPCC (Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor), NCC (Nationally Certified Counselor), is a profes-sor in the Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology at the University of Louisville in Kentucky. Both his masterrsquo;s degree and doctorate are in counselor education from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. He has served as a teacher and counselor in elementary, junior high, and high schools; he has conducted workshops around the United States on SFBC; and he has practiced in school settings and in private practice using this approach. Hear from the author himself here .Dwight W. Allen, Ed.D., is the Eminent Professor of Educational Reform at Old Dominion University in Norfolk Virginia. He received his A.B. (with Distinction) in history, with honors in Humanities, from Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. He continued at Stanford and completed both his M.A. and his Ed.D. in Education.Dwight is also heavily involved in global concerns and for more than 10 years served as the International Technical Advisor for the United Nations Development Program in China as well as a consultant to the Department of Defense Dependent Schools in Germany. He also serves or has served as a consultant for schools and universities in Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia, India, South Africa, Israel, Uganda, Malawi and Greece.He is the co-author (with his son, Douglas B. Allen, Ph.D.) of a companion volume to Making the 2 + 2 Performance Appraisal Connection that is being developed based upon the application of the 2 +2 model in the corporate sector. He is also the co-author of AMERICAN EDUCATION: The 100 Billion Dollar Challenge, (with Bill Cosby, Ph.D.) which was "ePublished" by Time Warner in 2000, and was named one of six non-fiction finalists in the International eBook Awards. In 2002, Dwight was named University Teacher of the Year by the State Council for Higher Education in Virginia 1n 2001, and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, has honored him by establishing the Dwight W. Allen professorship of Educational Policy and Reform, also in 2001.Dwight is known as a leading proponent of reformed educational systems for the future, and has written literally scores of influential papers and magazine articles on all aspects of the topic. He is an in-demand speaker and has delivered hundreds of lectures on national and international platforms. He has been the recipient of numerous grants for studies of educational systems.

Kenneth Hartely Blanchard was born May 6, 1939, in Orange, New Jersey. He married Marjorie McKee, a business consultant, in 1962. He founded Blanchard Training and Development in 1977. Blanchard has cowritten several books on management, including one of the best-selling management books of all time, The One-Minute Manager (1982) with Spencer Johnson. In the book, the authors describe effective and efficient management skills. The basics to good management are setting goals, praising, and reprimanding. Blanchard says that these skills can easily be translated to work in the home as well as the office. Blanchard lives in San Diego, California.

Foreword
Introduction
The unguided missile
Performance appraisal. : like a trip to the dentist
The trip to the dentist
Celebrate success and encourage improvement
The magic of balance
The importance of timeliness
The spirit of 2+2
A special message from Buzz Aldrin, astronaut, Apollo 11
The power of focus
Getting 2+2 up and running
The need for specificity
2+2 : take two
The integrated follow-up
Creating a sustainable 2+2 program
Epilogue : two years later
Authors' final note
The secrets of 2+2
Pauline's 2+2 preparation checklist