Question Reality

Advocates of coaching seem to be everywhere. You have read the articles in the big journals, heard the speeches at conferences, or felt like a boat on a rising tide of coach-style management. Whatever your reason, you want coaching to flourish within your organization.

It is possible for coaching to not have the impact you hoped for. There are several common scenarios that illustrate why this is true. You have used some executive coaches for your senior leaders and perhaps your high-position people as well.

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WRITTEN BY
Michael Bungay Stanier
Michael Bungay Stanier is the senior partner of Box of Crayons, a company that helps people and organizations do less Good Work and more Great Work. Their coaching programs, designed for time-crunched managers, are being used by organizations such as TD Bank, Gartner and Fidelity, HBC and Shoppers Drug Mart.