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Sherpa Executive Coaching Survey

The Seventh Annual Sherpa Executive Coaching Survey is available for download. In order to get your copy visit: www.sherpacoaching.com/survey.html

For those who are interested, there is an extended version of the study available on the web at the url above.

While I could give a summary on each topic listed in the report, it would do you a disservice as the context and nuances would be lost. Instead, here is what I find valuable about the Sherpa Report. Continue reading

Is Cutting Coaching The Right Choice?

While some companies may think cutting their executive coaching and training budgets is the smart way to save money during hard economic times, could this be hurting them?  That likely depends on the role of coaching and training in the company according to this article from “Personnel Today” called:  “Coaching Through Recession: When the going gets tough.”

Executive Coaching – Is It Worth the Money?

Does executive coaching really work?  If you’ve been wondering if it does, you’ll want to check this out.

The Wall Street Journal included a short article and video about executive coaching on it’s site on April 10, 2008.  It focuses on a family business that needed help to get to the next level.  The two brothers hired an executive coach to give them the tools, strategies and accountability needed to do so.

There are also about two dozen comments by coaches and others who read the article.

To see the video visit:  Executive Coaching – Worth the Money?

Coaching – Second Fastest Growing Profession?

According to this article by Ray Williams, “Coaching is the second-fastest growing profession in the world, rivaled only by information technology.”  While the article doesn’t say how or where this claim to be, it is a good introduction to executive coaching.

Second Fastest Growing Profession
Cursor down to ‘National Post – The second-fastest growing profession (April 4, 2007)