Introduction: What Is Coaching?
You cannot teach humans anything. You can only help them discover it within themselves.
Only people who die very young learn all they really need to know in kindergarten.
Wendy Kaminer
OUR LIVES DEVELOP MEANING THROUGH THE PURSUIT of worthwhile commitments. Leading, either in the context of an organizational role or in our own lives, implies a direction. We establish this direction through making commitments to certain business results, effective relationships, completing projects, or making some contribution important to us. The direction and nature of our leadership is shaped and revealed through these commitments. We can therefore see coaching as a means to build the competencies required ...

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