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A Coach’s Support Makes a Difference

By Learning Forward — October 24, 2012 1 min read
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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.

Read the rest of Stephanie Hirsh’s post at the Fierce Blog.

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