We put reader questions to the International coach federation to help you decide how best to utilise the skills of a coach.
Right now most companies are tightening their belts. Jobs are cut, workloads are heavier, responsibilities are more expansive and the pressure can be paralyzing. It’s the economic reality of the world we live in. While this is the reality, the fact remains that some companies are continuing to thrive despite a shrinking budget.
Many leaders may see these problems but feel helpless as they try to fight high demands with fewer resources. But what if you could empower your team, promote a positive outlook and relieve the pressure all while getting a return on your investment? Things wouldn’t seem so bad, would they?
In recent years, there has been huge growth in the coaching industry. The business world has changed greatly, and coaching is a useful tool to deal with many of those changes.
To be the best, you need coaching. Can you imagine where Roger Federer or Tiger Woods would be today without coaching? Their sporting careers certainly would not have had the same stellar trajectory.
Keeping your business on the right track needs constant forward planning, we put some of our readers concerns and questions to the people in the know, The International Coaching federation.
Executive Coach, Business Coach, Career Coach—terms that are not unheard of by businesses around the world. Success stories of companies using professional coaching to achieve strategic business goals continue to spread.
If your business has contemplated hiring a coach to offset traditional training and development programmes, you will be pleased to know case studies documenting high levels of satisfaction and return on investment exist. Two examples are BC Housing and JOEY Restaurant Group—both recognized by the International Coach Federation (ICF) for their successful use of coaching as a leadership strategy.
The business landscape has had dramatic changes in the last few years and what better way to keep the inside edge than using the services of a business coach, We put a number of questions to ICF Global President and Master Certified Coach, Janet M. Harvey to help you understand how best to use these services.
Business and consumer confidence is at a low ebb right now; do business coaches have a realistic ability to re-invigorate suffering companies? And if so, how?
We Had five minutes with the International Coaching federation President, Janet Harvey, MCC. Here She gives us the lowdown on how a business coach can help your business.
In recent years, coaching as portrayed on TV, spotlighted in magazines, and utilized by celebrities has not always created an accurate perception of professional coaching, according to the International Coach Federation (ICF). In fact, it is through these mediums that many misconceptions of coaching are emerging.
This surely must be the leadership challenge faced by most businesses: a strong recurring theme. Recent gains in the stock markets are said to have been fuelled by improvements in productivity and cost cutting, and few businesses are experiencing real growth. It would seem this trend is set for the next few years as Europe and the other economies of the world navigate the recession.
Never has coaching been more needed since the global downturn, we speak with Ed Modell, the 2011 ICF President to give guidance on what coaching can do for your company.New European Economy There is a huge squeeze on businesses and their budgets right now; how can a company in the midst of restructuring wages and staff numbers justify a business coaches as essential in the current economic climate?
Success stories of companies using professional coaching to achieve strategic business goals continue to spread. If your business had contemplated hiring a coach or implementing a coaching programme for employees to offset traditional training and development programmes, you will be pleased to know that research and case studies documenting high levels of satisfaction and return on investment exist.
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