Leadership in the top management ranks is often an isolated business. Many managers recognize that to focus their personal development plans they need the uninterrupted time and attention of a skilled, objective facilitator. This guidebook is for managers who are considering leadership coaching as a tool in their personal leadership development. It describes what leadership coaching is and cna help you decide whether it is appropriate for your situation. You'll also learn how to locate and select a qualified coach with the professional and personal credentials and characteristics that match your development needs so that you can achieve the goals you've set.