SOURCE: Jody Michael Associates

Jody Michael Associates

June 30, 2015 11:10 ET

Jody Michael Associates Publishes Executive Coaching Best Practices for HR Professionals

Executive Coaching Company's New White Paper Helps Set Leaders and Companies Up for Success

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - June 30, 2015) - Jody Michael Associates (JMA), a Chicago- and Atlanta-based leader in executive coaching and career coaching services, announced today that it is publishing a new white paper, Executive Coaching Best Practices for HR Professionals, available for free download at

The white paper is designed as a guide to help HR professionals find the most qualified coaches who are the best fit for their company and its leaders, and set their executive coaching engagements up for the greatest success.
Features include:

  • The top mistakes to avoid when hiring executive coaches
  • The most important questions to ask when interviewing coaches
  • What an effective executive coaching engagement looks like
  • How to create the right executive coaching strategy for your company
  • The best metrics to use in evaluating the success and ROI of coaching

"Hiring an executive coach is a powerful investment in a company's leaders, helping improve both the leaders' performance and the company's bottom line," says Jody Michael, founder and CEO of JMA. "But there are so many executive coaches out there -- some with absolutely no coach training or credentials. Our new white paper is a must-read for HR professionals who are involved in their company's executive coaching program."

For more information about the white paper or JMA's executive and career coaching services, visit the company's website at

About Jody Michael Associates
Time and time again, we have helped companies and executives realize and exceed their greatest goals through our unparalleled senior-level corporate experience, in-depth coaching education and training, and more than 20 years of executive coaching experience. Very few executive coaches possess this degree of expertise. We take great pride in pushing far beyond the conventional standards of executive coaching to incorporate human behavior, psychology and neuroscience.

CEO and founder Jody Michael is a Master Certified Coach (MCC), Board Certified Coach (BCC), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) and a Founding Fellow at the Institute of Coaching at McLean Hospital, a Harvard Medical School Affiliate. For additional information, visit our website at

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