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In Over Our Heads: Living and Learning in the Cave

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A host of cognitive and affective opportunities and challenge awaits all men and women who seek to lead the complex and ironic organizations of the 21st Century—especially when these leaders must rely in part on a highly diverse set of expert perspectives and practices. They can best address these opportunities and challenges when they seek out professional coaching assistance. We are often “in over our heads” as leaders and could use some help from a competent professional coach when exploring the validity and usefulness of expert advice. Life-long learning is critical to successful leadership in our contemporary world and a professional coach can be of great value in helping to support and even guide this learning process. This is particularly the case when a coach helps their client discern the best way in which to engage the important insights that legitimate experts can provide on behalf of the leader’s ongoing learning inside and outside the cave.

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