Own Your Own Development

What role do coaches play in an executive’s development? This article provides interesting insights in key areas:

“CCL’s approach to coaching rests on several factors, including:

  • The manager — not the coach — chooses what to focus on.
  • The process is customized for each person.
  • The coachee owns her development; the coach guides the process.
  • The coach is a thinking partner, not an authority/expert.
  • There is no “content” to cover.
  • It is a developmental process over time, not an event.”

Source: Center For Creative Leadership