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We would start with a telephone interview. You interview me, and I you. I’ll ask about your goals, and what you think you want to get out of such a relationship.
Finding a good coach is an exercise in ‘fit’. This is not psychotherapy, and it’s not teaching. Mark’s experience and style will appeal to some, and not others. I will explore your goals, ask questions, give feedback. I’ll suggest resources and contacts. I will listen when you are struggling, and savor your successes with you. Usually I work by telephone and email, but I gladly will work in person, and if you desire, will be happy to observe you in action to amplify the feedback. Each of us has to decide this is something we want to pursue.
I have been the grateful recipient of executive coaching for over 15 years. I have coached a number of emerging physician leaders. I am an internist, who has worked in a number of executive roles, including leading an employed medical group, medical directorship of UR and case management, medical director of Quality, CMO, and interim CEO. I have a performance improvement background with formal training in lean and six sigma.