Politicians come from all walks of life and get little training for their complex, often combative, decision-making roles. Elke Esders
explains how systemic coaching can bring much-needed clarity to their work.
“What are you coaching?” It’s what most people in politics ask me when I tell them I’m a coach, possibly mistaking it for some form of training.
Coaching has yet to really reach the political arena. There are several reasons: lack of knowledge, constant time pressure in a job that can take over your life and lack of institutional support in encouraging and financing...
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