With the Pittsburgh Penguins winning the Stanley Cup, the NBA Finals underway, and the Summer Olympics in Rio on the horizon I've been thinking a lot about the role coaches play in achieving success at all levels.
We are used to seeing coaches impact youth as children learn and grasp new sports. We see coaches develop high school and college athletes into top performers and (ideally) into better, all-around good people. And we see coaches continue to perfect the performance of elite athletes.
Yet, when it comes to the working world, we seem to have an aversion to those who can help us become better. The most common excuses I've come across can be loosely grouped into one of the following:
Here's the thing. Coaches don't have to be expensive. They also don't have to be lifelong investments. It is all about the level of investment you want to make in yourself. It's also about the approach you want to take with a coach.
How can a coach help you? I'm glad you asked. Adam Hickman recently posted this great piece on what a coach can do for you. Here are my three takeaways from his post:
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