I've met many people who simply have a blank stare when I say that I coach executives for a living. Questions arise such as: “What’s that then?”, “What, like a sports coach?”, “So, you tell people how to do stuff?”, “Hmmm … coaching…”. Some of these reactions come from a place of genuine curiosity and some from a more sceptical position.
Now, I know coaching is not for everyone, and I'm certainly not on a mission to 'turn' the sceptics - we've spoken before about how coaching has a bit of a Marmite reputation - I sometimes wonder, though, whether there is something deeper going on behind the sceptics's view.
People choose to work with a coach for a variety of reasons – the key instigator being a desire for change coupled with an acknowledgement that change may be easier to accomplish with some outside support. Let's take a look at some sample scenarios:
It's virtually impossible to talk about leadership without acknowledging the critical role that confidence plays. If the answer is that a great leader is a confident leader, the question is how do we as leaders become confident?
Posted on Thu, April 03, 2014 in Personal Development
Have you ever felt, despite pushing yourself, setting goals and genuinely trying hard to do your best, that the feeling of success simply eludes you?
Posted on Fri, March 14, 2014 in Personal Development
When thinking about our first blog post on our brand new site, this topic jumped off the page. It's a deeper question than it may appear, and often an uncomfortable one, it is ultimately of vital importance though because really it is at the core of who we are and what we do.
Posted on Tue, March 04, 2014 in Personal DevelopmentPage 12 of 12 pages ‹ First < 10 11 12
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