Would you hire a professional coach?

May 2, 2012
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Because of the economy, more attorneys are using professional coaches to assist their law firms, according to the American Bar Association. The bar association just released a new book to help lawyers find the right coach.

The use of professional coaches by attorneys was not on my radar. A quick Internet search revealed several websites dedicated to this area. Coaches can help attorneys achieve specific marketing goals, work on organization and time management skills, and become leaders at their firms.

The book published by the ABA, “The Lawyer’s Guide to Professional Coaching” will help lawyers figure out if a coach is right for them and how to get the most out of coaching.

The ABA release on the book says more attorneys than ever are looking for professional coaches. It makes sense if the costs to hire one will be paid back through better firm management or new business, but with the economy being as it is, is it a smart investment? One web site charges anywhere from $1,000 to $1,800 a month and suggests making a three-month commitment; another coach’s fees range from $500 to $1,000 a month.

Have you used a professional coach or would you consider using one?  
 

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