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"The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do."
Apple's "Think Different" commercial, 1997
Top performers in business, healthcare, technology, professional services, academic institutions and organizations plus many non-profit sector enterprises utilize an executive coach to develop and expand individual and organizational leadership, executive skills and organizational change capabilities.
If you or your organization are considering the services of an executive coach it is not unusual to have many unanswered questions!
A very insightful book by Susan Battley, Psy.D., PhD. titled "Coached to Lead: How to Achieve Extraordinary Results with an Executive Coach," may serve as a resource and guide for assisting you with making the decision of whether or not executive coaching is right for you or your organization.
In her book, Doctor Battley offers the following positives relative to the value of using an executive coach:
1. Successful people routinely use executive coaching to extend and elevate their game. 2. An executive coach can help you use existing feedback for maximum results and optimize feedback loops going forward. 3. Executive coaching focuses primarily on your current and future performance in the workplace. 4. Executive coaching is growth oriented, expanding your awareness, capabilities and purposes. 5. The purpose of your coaching program should determine its duration and format. 6. Top performers and high-potential candidates are the primary users of executive coaching services. 7. There are important basic differences between the roles of an executive coach and mentor. 8. Many highly effective executive coaches possess backgrounds and credentials that are different from you own. 9. A person's readiness for coaching depends on both individual personal traits and external circumstances. 10. There are proven ways to calculate tangible cost-benefit data for executive coaching services.
As you contemplate engaging the services of an Executive Coach you may find it helpful to explore the information available on this website.
Again, thanks very much for visiting and it is hoped that the information you find here will be helpful!