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01 Feb 2023 |
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Highly successful and famous people had a coach in their career. Here is a glimpse of these famous people and what they have to say about coaching:

1.Eric Schmidt, Former Google CEO (coached by Bill Campbell)

“The one thing that people are never good at is seeing themselves as others see them. A coach really, really helps.”

2. Bill Gates, Founder of Microsoft (coached by Bill Campbell)

“Everyone needs a coach. We all need people that give us feedback. That’s how we improve.”

3. Oprah Winfrey, tv host (coached by Martha Beck)

“Coaching helps you stop the crazy mind chatter in your head that tells you all the time that you’re not good enough.” “Coach assesses and sees what you may not see and tells you the truth in a way no one else would.”

4. Bill Clinton, Former US-President (coached by Anthony Robbins)

“Tony teaches one of the most important principles of all: that you have choices in life. And you have to make up your mind how you will respond to whatever it is that happens. You have to make new things happen.”

5. Steve Jobs, Founder of Apple (coached by Bill Campbell, John Mattone)

“Coaching helps on topics like the vulnerability decision, having a mindset of entitlement versus a mindset of duty, and having the courage to execute with pride, passion, as well as precision. Coaching helped in thinking differently, thinking big and staying present, and being vigilant.”

6. Atul Gawande, surgeon & writer (coached by Robert Osteen)

“Coaching done well may be the most effective intervention designed for human performance.”