You don't have to be mad to work here, but it helps! Sometimes that's more than just a tedious joke.
As anyone who has worked as an executive coach knows, sometimes people who hold very senior and responsible positions are more than just difficult and erratic, sometimes they're downright toxic.
Toxic behaviour has a contaminating effect that ripples through an organization, incurring many hidden, unforeseeable costs in the process. Working with these individuals can be seriously emotionally and physically draining.
This book is all about helping coaches to become more effective.
Each chapter presents a profile of a particular type of toxic executive -the narcissist, psychopath, cold fish, obsessive, compulsive, and many more-
and offers coaches examples of interventions that have worked and those that haven't.