Wonderful to have the chance to combine my 2 passions here. Article is from the May issue of the monthly Golf Tabloid
Your Coach is NOT your friend
Well… sort of… your career coach can be much MORE. He can be your guide, your teacher, your mentor, or your confidant. He can also be your worst critic or your best sounding board. What the coach is to you as a client really depends on how you develop your relationship with him (or her). But one thing is certain – in order to make effective changes, your coach has to do what it takes to make sure you commit and action to these changes. A GOOD career coach will make his client accountable for making those changes.
“If you want any change to happen on the outside, something must shift within you.”
Here are some ways to get the most out of your coaching relationship:
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Turning "Losers" into Winners
I've been a football fan for the longest time, and those who know me know that I support Liverpool FC since I was 8 years old. In my adult life, especially in the last decade, I've also been following the various thought trends on effective team and individual performance management. I've always been fascinated by the effect of a new boss or manager at a team, and the ways this new individual can power up a previously ineffective team, totally changing their mind sets, and creating winners.
Having managed commercial and management teams, I find some affinity to what has been happening at Liverpool football club with the arrival of a new manager. Jurgen Klopp has come into the football club and basically transformed how the players have performed - a total contrast to their time under the previous manager. I can see the following parallels in the management world
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