Whether you are a student, recent graduate, new manager or a seasoned leader, a good coach can take you from where you are today, to where you want to be tomorrow.  Coaching can help move anyone closer to their full potential. Despite the many benefits of coaching, most leaders do not have a good coach.  But why?

Coaching comes with a cost, both in fees for the coach and in time.  Plus, a good coach can be hard to find. Many practices struggle to find a coach that matches their culture, needs, and vision.   And let’s face it, effective coaching can be uncomfortable at times, so many people avoid it altogether. Coaching, however, can be worth both the investment and the discomfort.  Here’s why:

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  • I found this post really interesting! I would never have thought to bring on a coach in a veterinary practice but after reading this article I think it would be very beneficial. I think it would helpful to learn more about how to find a coach that matches the culture, needs, and goals of a practice.

  • Lauren I have coached dozens of veterinary managers and leaders and even intact teams within hospitals. It is hard to overestimate the value of an outside voice, the process of asking the right questions to change perspective and a sound coaching approach to help people move toward a new future together. The key is to find a person who has a great deal fo successful coaching experience and also understands the challenges inherent in a veterinary practice. Please reach out if I can ever help as you think about ways to support your business. I am happy to share my thoughts.

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