Coaches urged to hone craft

Brockett, James
May 2007
People Management;5/3/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p17
The article focuses on the participation of Liz Macann, head of executive leadership and management coaching at BBC, in the Human Resource Development 2007 event held in London, England. Macann discussed the creation by BBC of a coaching foundation course as part of its efforts to enhance the skills of its own coaches. The process of supervision allows the coach time and space to reflect on their coaching needs.


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