The Intangible Benefits of Coaching – What a Case Study Revealed


We’ve just completed an important case study, headed by Dr. Bill Howatt, which evaluated the impact of one-to-one coaching on leaders of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).

The value of one-to-one coaching has been broadly adopted in the global business community as an effective lever for personalized leadership development.

Both corporate and public organizations recognize the transformational impact coaching has on a leader’s performance but what would the impact be on a diverse group of SME leaders sprinkled around the province of New Brunswick, Canada? We just found out.

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The No-Limit Belief


Published September 23, 2010 in the Telegraph Journal
Photo: Matthew Sherwood/Telegraph-Journal

Dave Veale interviews Dr. Bill Howatt, CEO of Howatt HR Consulting Inc. as part of the Leadership Unleashed series of interviews with leaders.

When you get an email from Nova Scotia’s Dr. Bill Howatt you’ll notice a quote embedded in his email signature from Napoleon Hill, the celebrated author of Think and Grow Rich. It reads Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” As you get to know Bill, you realize how relevant this quote is to his personal journey.

Bill is known internationally for his expertise in strategic human resource consulting and organizational learning design. He has published numerous books and articles and is also a keynote speaker at events such as the upcoming Atlantic Canada Labour & Employee Relations annual conference. Read the rest of this entry »