Coaching in the Media
"...the quickly growing wave of coaching relationships
that are helping small-business owners improve their business skills, recalibrate
their approaches to management, and, often, totally reboot and rebalance themselves
as leaders on the job and in the home and community."
"If you want to build your business and at the same
time have a rewarding personal life, you call a coach."
"Many independent business owners seek out coaches
to help them stay on track as they build their businesses."
Los Angeles Times
"48 executives (surveyed) about their experiences
with personal coaches...there was almost unanimous agreement that having a coach
helped in all aspects of life and enhanced both business and personal relationships."
"Using [coaching] instead of sending executives and
managers to seminars two or three times a year can be more beneficial to ongoing
career development, not to mention less expensive..."
"If you feel that your personal or professional life
could use a boost, hiring a coach may be helpful."
San Francisco Examiner
"People mix up coaching, mentoring and consulting
a mentor has the same business experience as the client. A consultant
tells clients how to be more effective. And a coach works with the client to reveal
and build on his or her strengths, improve performance and enhance quality of life
look at the business side and, at the same time, look to see whether [clients] are
working too many hours, examine their time-management effectiveness, their fitness
and their life relationships," "A coach can be skilled at coaching, but
not as experienced as an executive. As a coach, a big part of the job is to be a
resource -to have an extensive database of people I can refer to, so that I can
call in a mentor when the client needs one." "
"Coaches can help entrepreneurs get their personal
lives in order, which can go a long way toward solving what may have looked like
purely business problems."
"A major benefit of coaching is having someone who
helps you see your strengths and weaknesses and use them to accomplish your goals."
"Coaching started in the business world to help stressed
out executives cope with their professional and personal lives, and it still thrives
in the corporate environment. But, increasingly, individuals are turning to coaches
for help with every sort of problem."
"A personal coach can help you by getting you to spell
out what it is that you really want and then working with you to make the changes
that actually enable you to get there."
The Vancouver Province
"As life gets more frenzied, people are struggling
to find balance and purpose. A coach simply helps you realize a more fulfilling
and harmonious life, faster and easier."
Dayton Daily News
"...in the next few years, coaching will become the
norm in the business world."
"Today's managers,. professionals and entrepreneurs
are hiring coaches to help them with time management, a change in career or balancing
their work and personal lives."
"A personal coach can be the answer when people need
a push in more than art of their lives or guidance in setting broad lifestyle goals."
Dallas Morning News
"Business coaches or career coaches are stepping in
the replace the role traditionally held by a mentor....Just as a personal trainer
helps build up your muscles, a business coach may strengthen your performance on
"[Your coach] will guide you to a fuller life or a
slimmer figure. Whatever you want. Your weakness is his challenge."
"...apparently coaching is coming into its own as
"They call themselves 'coaches' and they're a new
breed of career counselors multiplying nationwide, promising to help unblock barriers
to success, and make you a happier, better person, to boot."
"A coach can help a client bring the goal into focus."
Las Vegas Review Journal
"...want to get even further ahead?...What you need
is a coach, your own personal motivator. They're not just for top-ranked tennis
players any more."
"..I'd bet the return on a [coaching] client's investment
could be substantial."
Detroit Free Press
"Recent studies show business coaching and executive
coaching to be the most effective means for achieving sustainable growth, change
and development in the individual, group and organization