Fantastic TED talk from Dr. Atul Gawande on the importance of receiving feedback so you can constantly improve your skills – no matter what level of expertise you currently have.
Everyone can use a mentor. Scratch that — as it turns out, we could all use five mentors. “The best mentors can help us define and express our inner calling,” says Anthony Tjan, CEO of Boston venture capital firm Cue Ball Group and author of Good People.
The stigma of asking for or being assigned an executive coach is vanishing quickly. The growth of the industry tells us so. In the U.S. alone, $1 billion was spent on business, personal and relationship coaches last year.
Highly effective group and team coaches have a robust toolkit. That toolkit usually includes a variety of questions to support their clients in deepening awareness and taking action towards their important goals.