ICMA President Discusses the Importance of Coaching

Former ICMA President Karen Pinkos, discusses why coaching is important

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I have found the coaching experience to be personally rewarding in that I can share some of the things that I have learned with others to help them navigate through their career choices and challenges.

—Kim Payne ICMA-CM, retired City Manager