Every CEO Needs a Coach - Interview with Eric Schmidt
Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google, states that the best advice he ever got was from board member John Doerr.
“Get a coach, everyone needs a coach”
Initially when board member, John Doerr, suggested this, Schmidt resisted because as an experienced CEO he didn't think he needed a coach. But now he is a big fan of coaching and states in an interview with Fortune Magazine that "everyone needs a coach".
Why would a successful executive--someone talented as Eric Schmidt benefit from a coach? Read the top 10 reasons why an executive will hire a coach.