Think about all the aspects of your job that you weren’t trained for.
Developing job descriptions
How much of your day is spent on this list and other such functions? How much of your energy does it take to learn and do it all?
Can you assess the impact on your success as a professional, and even on your very quality of life, if you were to improve in any of these areas, by say 20%? 30%? 40%? What about improvements to multiple areas?
You see where I’m going with this.
Just as with any other professional development undertaking, coaching makes you better at your job.
Coaching teaches you to tap into your own knowledge about your profession, your clients and your staff and actively generate real insight about how to overcome hurdles and maximize opportunities.
How could that not translate into benefit for lawyers?
For reading related to business coaching, see these past articles on SlawTips:
Also, see the following articles by Sandra Bekhor at Toronto Marketing Blog:
- Stop taking back what you delegate!
- Business coaching vs consulting – What’s the difference?
- Proper delegation builds partnerships – practice management tips