Good coach, bad coach (Web sight)

Advice on finding the right leadership coach
By Ann Macaulay
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 07/27/2006

Hiring a professional coach to improve performance, enhance skills, set goals and get results is becoming a widespread practice. Just as professional athletes hire coaches to take their game up a notch, many business professionals are turning to coaches to objectively assess their performance, give unbiased advice and guide them to the next level. The problem is just about anyone can call themselves a “coach,” and it’s hard to know whom to turn to for the best coaching advice. We look at sites that outline where to find a coach, what to look for and what they offer.

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