And how to find a good one
Being an effective manager and an inspiring leader is tough work. It takes wisdom, knowledge and self-awareness. As we try to improve ourselves professionally, whether to rise up in the world or to better lead a company, we often find a gap within our inner circles, a lack of people who can help us sort through ideas or identify opportunities honestly and effectively.
That’s why career coaches are gaining traction. Career coaching has become widely accepted and increasingly valuable for professionals at all levels. But finding the right one — and for the right price — can be tricky.
If you’re considering hiring a coach, it’s first important to recognize what a coach is — and is not.