Put Me in Coach

According to the International Coach Federation, coaching is “an interactive process to help individuals and organizations develop more rapidly and produce more satisfying results; improving others' ability to set goals, take action, make better decisions, and make full use of their natural strengths.”

Coaching has been around for a long time—perhaps from the earliest human interaction as the more experienced and skilled taught those who were less experienced how to cook, hunt, communicate, build a fire, and other techniques of survival. Current coaching has its roots in sports to some extent, beginning with Timothy Gallway's The Inner Game of Tennis, Random House, NY, published in 1974. One of the first and most influential ...

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