The coaching results will only be as good as the match between the coach and executive. Finding a coach who has the necessary expertise and a connection with the executive is not always easy. It is best to take time until everyone is comfortable with the prospective coach. Whoever is hired, the executive being coached should have some say in the selection. Ideally, the executive is given 2 or 3 coaches to choose from after Human Resources has ensured their qualifications. The following are some questions to ask to determine whether a person is the right coach for an executive.
Questions to ask when choosing a coach: