Posted by Susan Veligor on January 23, 2014
Recently I was speaking with Mandy Schumaker, a Portland-based small business coach. One of the primary benefits of working with a coach is the accountability factor; that is, when you set a goal for yourself it is more likely to come to fruition if you have a partner of sorts to whom you must report. Related to this, Mandy shared some probability statistics with me from the American Society of Training and Development (ASTD) on one’s likelihood of achieving a goal.
Now that’s tremendous evidence of the power of purposeful decision making, planning, commitment and