By Candice Henderson • June 18, 2015

HBR: "When You Have to Coach Remotely"

Between decreased expenses and travel time, coaching remotely can provide many benefits for today's business executives and executive coaches alike. Even with these benefits, however, other critical components of a coaching engagement can be lost through distance. Therefore, in order to ensure coaching success despite geographical barriers, it's important for a coach to be mindful of the ways in which both trust and context can be lost. In this concise Harvard Business Review article, Mark Mortensen shares three important ways a coach can build shared context and trust with a coachee, ultimately maximizing the benefits of a remote coaching engagement.