As a working executive / businessman, you might be faced with challenges and a need to constantly outperform your capabilities. This can lead to a situation of not able to find your next move. Executive / business coaching helps you get clarity on your goals and design a plan that will help you reach your success. This process provides you to work with another mind that is parallely thinking along with you in your journey to success.
Who is Executive / business coach?
An executive coach, we are professionals who works with individuals (usually executives / high potential employees) to help them gain self-awareness, clarify goals, achieve their development objectives, unlock their potential, and act as a thinking board.
We are not consultants or therapists and usually refrain from giving advice or solving the client’s problems. Instead, we ask questions to help an executive clarify and solve their own problems
What do we do?
As Executive coaches, we provide a confidential and supportive environment to our clients. We ask questions, challenge assumptions, help provide clarity, provide resources, and yes, sometimes, with permission, provide advice. We also administer and help interpret 360-degree and behavioural assessments, conduct confidential interviews to help a client gain self-awareness, and establish development goals.
Some areas an executive coach can help
- Leadership presence
- Team development
- Board development
- Performance enhancement
- Change implementation
- Career development
- Inter-personal relationships
- Conflict management
- Goal setting
- Vision creation
Why should you work with an Executive coach?
In today’s competitive environment executives have limited opportunity to devote time and energy to their own development as leaders. Most executives struggle to fulfil the responsibilities and are too busy and too stressed to step back and learn from their experiences or to implement changes to satisfy best management practices.
The reasons for choosing coaching goes beyond the need to correct or resolve problem behaviours or poor performance issues. Executive coaching is also chosen to develop executive-level skills, developmental and growth needs which impact the entire organization.
Some of the popular reasons why people choose to work with a coach are
- To develop the leadership skills of high-potential employees
- To improve the success rate of newly promoted managers
- To develop management and leadership skills among their people
- To correct behavioural problems at the management level
- To help leaders resolve interpersonal conflicts among employees