While many professions take a beating in a recession, executive coaching seems to be one which is on the upswing even in a down economy. I guess the sheer importance of making every opportunity for business count and the possibility of getting left behind drive companies and individuals alike to use executive coaches in tough times.
I was recently informed by Jeff Behrendt of INForum.in that they have published their list of ” 15 Must Read Indian Blogs About Investing & Business “.
Came across a review of a book that looks very promising. “Igniting The Third Factor” by Dr. Peter Jensen. Peter has worked with Fortune 500 companies in 8 countries to enhance performance. He has coached star athletes at the Olympics as well as business leaders across industries. He is the Founder of one of Canada’s premier training companies- Performance Coaching Inc.
It is increasingly expected that managers- irrespective of the nature of the business they are in- coach their teams to attain better results. However, as you look around , you soon find that coaching does not come naturally or even easily to all managers. Some make efforts and give up when they find it more complex than they imagined it to be. Others give up when they don’t see dramatic results immediately. Keeping in mind the traditional outlook of a large number of typical managers, here are my 7 Barriers to Coaching:-