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The Coaching Imperative

A new program to teach leaders how to coach others.

"The development of expertise requires coaches who are capable of giving constructive, even painful, feedback.”

Source: K. Anders Ericsson, Michael J. Prietula, and Edward T.Cokely, “The Making of an Expert,” Harvard Business Review, July-August 2007.


The Bottom Line . . . . according to Jack Welch

In a recent Business Week article Jack  said,  "Executive Coaching generally works. The value of course depends on the quality of the coach.  This is a field where there is no specific training and certainly no formal accreditation. And there are some charlatans out there who simply tell you what you want to hear or don't have much feel for leadership, having never done it themselves." He further adds the "Good executive coaches can provide a truly important service. They can look you in the eye and tell you what no one else will, especially if you're the boss."


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You Can Change . . . With Some Help

How many times have you tried to change . . . but didn't?

If you are like most, we have all tried to change many times. However, most of the time we get excited about something and that lasts for a few days. Then get frustrated, distracted or just shift our attention to other priorities.

The truth of the matter is that it is very difficult to change your behaviors. Perhaps there maybe some hope to turn things around to help you get the changes you want in your life.

Marshall Goldsmith's new book Triggers may help you get meaningful and lasting change. Marshall's strategies could help you to become the person you want to be.

One of his key strategies in his new book is to use a daily questioning process. Although he suggests six key questions, he personally uses 32 questions, which he answers daily. He uses a coach to help him stay focused and be accountable.

Each day his coach calls him and asks him the 32 questions. These are "active" questions which require a yes, no, or number answer. He claims that it takes him less than two minutes a day. Even though his coach lives far away, he's able to connect about 85% of the time.

Marshall wouldn't be doing this if he didn't get results from this daily exercise. He found three benefits by doing this questioning process. According to Marshall -

  • we get better
  • we get better faster
  • eventually we become our own coach.

His formal research found that with his six key questions, 37% of participants got better in all six areas. 65% improved on at least four areas, and 89% improved on at least one item.

We Can Help You Start your Daily Questioning

Marshall discovered using a coach helped him to stay on track. Unless you are very disciplined, doing it alone probably is difficult. You might be successful for a few days and then other priorities creep in and get in the way.

That's why we are starting a unique service called My Daily Coach. You will have a coach that will call you every day for one month. He will ask you the key questions that you feel are important to you. This low-cost service will help you to get the things you really want in life. For more information -


Our mission is to help successful leaders achieve
positive long-term, measurable changes in behavior.


We provide executive leadership coaching to businesses in Cincinnati, Dayton, Cleveland, Columbus Ohio, Indianapolis, Indiana, Louisville, and Lexington Kentucky. Most are within a two-hour drive of Cincinnati. We can also provide executive coaching world-wide using state-of-the-art technology.

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Coaching Facts

65% companies provide coaching for their leaders.

Coaching is fairly split among four levels, C-level, VPs, directors, and mangers.

46% use coaching to change behaviors.

63% of coaches are external.

43% report increases in coaching budgets and 70% expect increases in next three years.

- CLO Magazine 4/06 


Executive Leadership Coaching



Executive Leadership Coaching gets 788% ROI
The Manchester Group measured the return on investment of customized executive coaching for leaders of Fortune 1000 companies.
* They found that executive coaching produces a 529% ROI and significant intangible benefits to the business. Including the financial benefits from employee retention boosted the overall ROI to 788%. Executive coaching returns an average of six times the cost of the coaching program.