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Free Download - Questions To Ask Your Potential Executive Coach

Every week, I meet another person who is billing themselves as a business coach or executive coach and charging a considerable amount of money for something they have no business doing in the first place.  More often than not, it is someone who has been downsized from an existing position or exiting a failed business endeavor, an individual who has hit a career brick wall themselves, an academic with free time on his/her hands, an independent consultant looking to supplement their income, or a psychotherapist who has figured out they can charge more money if they change the title of what they do.  I shudder sometimes when I think about the bad advice which is regularly disseminated to executives and business owners by often well-intentioned, but under-skilled or poorly trained executive coaches.  Here are a few questions I recommend you ask before working with someone in this capacity: