What the papers say
TELEGRAPH: ”Executive coaches are now de-rigueur among business
THE TIMES: “For every one executive coaching intervention, a
positive impact is felt by nine other staff members.”
FORTUNE: "The hottest thing in management today is the executive coach."
NEWSWEEK: "They're part therapist, part consultant - and they sure know
how to succeed in business."
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: "Career management coaches...can identify
missing skills or style difficulties and offer pragmatic tips..."
MONEY: "A coach may be the guardian angel you need to rev up your
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW: "The goal of coaching is the goal of good
management: to make the most of an organization's valuable resources."
NEW YORK TIMES: "...other companies offer coaching as a
prerequisite...in the understanding that everyone has blind spots and
can benefit from a detached observer."
LOS ANGELES TIMES: "Boomers find the budding profession can help focus
them on business and personal growth."
THE DENVER POST: "It's tough to develop without help... with coaching
you get to see your blind spots in a safe environment."
EXECUTIVE FEMALE: "Coaching is having a dedicated mentor; it's getting
knowledgeable support and encouragement and a new way of looking at
things when you need it."
INDUSTRY WEEK: "The benefits of coaching appear to win over even the
most cynical clients within just a few weeks."
TRAINING MAGAZINE: "Executive coaches are a hot new industry and a sign
that you have truly arrived."
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