Five Benefits of Executive Coaching

By Warren Green, principal of Baltimore-based Protégé Executive Coaching & Consulting

Are you interested in taking your leadership skills from good to great? The benefits of executive coaching for executives who are seeking both personal and organizational growth are numerous. Here are five key reasons to seek out this important service if you want to become the most effective leader possible.

Increased Self-Awareness

One of the goals of coaching is to increase self-awareness by taking a step outside ourselves to understand as objectively as possible who we are, how people perceive us, what our traits and characteristics are, and what our management style is. Coaching involves nudging people into a state of self-awareness, not imparting a body of knowledge or information. That makes it a more subtle, oblique and intuitive process than would be possible with a more didactic approach.

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