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Development Coaching for Business

Why coaching matters to business Coaching is in the news. We see serious-looking ex-CEOs in the FT and bright four-colour-enthusiasm-on-legs in the media. In between there are therapists, HR professionals, sales people, the charismatic, the damaged, ‘certified’ coaches, ‘master’ coaches, ‘chartered’ coaches. Sometimes it seems like everyone and their dog is a coach. “So what’s going on and is it any use to me and my business?” The answer to this last question is “yes, almost certainly”. In this series of articles I’m going to explain exactly why coaching has emerged in the business environment; how people describe their coaching and what that means; what coaches actually do and how that generates benefits. These are al... »