A Coach's Support Makes a Difference
Learning Forward has partnered with Fierce, Inc. to publish exclusive posts on Fierce's blog throughout the year. Here's an excerpt from Stephanie Hirsh's post appearing on Fierce's blog today:
When I became executive director of Learning Forward (formerly the National Staff Development Council), I found there were few things I really understood about running a national organization. Fortunately, one of the best decisions I made was contracting with an executive coach.
While coaching had been recommended to me on several occasions throughout my career, for some reason I had never accepted the offer. I'm glad I made the decision to seek coaching as one strategy to support my effectiveness in my first few years in a new position.