A Call for Coaches

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Inc. blogger John Baldoni offers a great perspective on the need for leadership coaches.   Leaders need a sounding board and an outside perspective.   An effective coach compassionately supports the leader and objectively challenges assumptions as an "honest broker of ideas and suggestions."  Further, the role of the coach is to "encourage the leader to look less royal," so that ultimately the leader seeks out and accepts straight talk from his/her reports.  Great organizations are full of many great leaders-- not one leader and a bunch of "yes men."

Read more at Inc. 

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Small Nicki Peasley I am the CEO of my home, managing a team consisting of a 40 year old, an 11 year old, an 8 year old, and a 6 year old. In my spare time, I am the YOUth development director for Bounce, writing curriculums and working (playing and learning) with elementary and middle school youth.


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