Professional athletes have long known the secret to success is hiring a coach.
Take any sport, tennis, football, boxing, even Olympic athletes, and behind every one of them, especially the high achievers, you will find a coach mentoring, and supporting that athlete.
Large organizations like Coca-Cola and Mayo Clinic brought in coaches for their executive teams.
About 10 years ago Mayo Clinic conducted a pilot program where they compared the effectiveness of consultants versus coaches working with their employees and found that coaches helped retention and improved executive job satisfaction as well as employee performance. When they hired coaches (rather than consultants) to make a difference not only did the individuals benefit, but so did the organization.
So what does this mean to you as an executive job seeker?
If you are thinking about a career change, want to improve your current position, or move up the corporate ladder, consider….
Read the full article on the BlueSteps Executive Career Insider Blog at this link: https://www.bluesteps.com/blog/ROI-Career-Coaching.aspx