Trillion Dollar Coach: Team Coaching Lessons for Managers

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Jaap de Jonge, Editor, Netherlands
Are you a manager or a coach? According to a new book by Google's Eric Schmidt, Jonathan Rosenberg and Alan Eagle there is little difference. The Trillion Dollar Coach is a tribute to Bill Campbell. Campbell first coached professional football teams and then coached an immense list of top business leaders of US tech companies. For example, he worked for many years with Steve Jobs and Tim Cook (Apple), Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg (Facebook), Larry Page and Eric Schmidt (Google), and many other hotshots, before passing away in 2016 at the age of 75. The essence of Campbell's thinking is that in order to be a top manager in an innovative firm you should act like a team coach. After all, the higher your management position, the more your success depends on making other people (your team) successful. See indeed: . In their previous book, "", Schmidt and Rosenberg argued that you need to attract in innovation companies. People who combine technical savvy, bus (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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  Gregory Johnson, Coach, United States

Coaching Lessons Passed Forward

I haven't purchased the book yet but appreciate th (...)

  Javier Elenes, Business Consultant, Mexico

Act as a Boss, Leader and Coach

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  Alessandro Pegoraro, Coach, Italy

Definitely an elegy, but....

Fully agree with Jaap: the book is an elegy (Edito (...)

  Tom Wilson, HR Consultant, United States

Team Coaching, Managing and the Servant Leadership Model

I don't know anything about Bill Campbell, but he (...)

  Maurice Hogarth, Consultant, United Kingdom

Manager and BUSINESS Coach: Same Tools But Different Purposes

Managing, coaching (& mentoring) use common tools/ (...)


The Throne Behind the Round Table

Bought the book and reading it currently… One thi (...)

  Maurice Hogarth, Consultant, United Kingdom

Round the Table Decision Taking

@: The principle of the team resolving an issue is (...)

  John Henry, Project Manager, United States

Compassionate, Caring Team Leadership

A good manager, leader, is a person who values his (...)

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