A CEO is not a Superman, although he/she always wants to play that role. They tend to see CEO coaching as a tool to correct a behavior, publicly. Oddly enough, instead of preserving the sport meaning of coaching as a trainer that helps sportsmen to become better and better, in business the term CEO coaching became to mean rather a corrective approach. From here, CEO’s reluctance to access the service, worldwide, studies say.
Eric Schmidt, Chairman and CEO of Google, once said that his best advice to new CEOs was "have a coach."
What makes a good CEO?
One characteristic of powerful and successful leaders is high levels of self-confidence. But there is an unexpected side effect to it: unfortunately, the researchers say, the higher the self-confidence, the less likely these leaders are open to feedback and advice. In ...
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