Why an executive coach may be engaged:

  • Development of high-potential leaders
  • On-boarding of new leaders
  • Improvement of underperforming executives
  • Managing relationships
  • Building a stronger, more productive team
  • Thinking outside the box
  • Leadership effectiveness
  • Development of emotional intelligence (EQ)

The Coaching Process

Listen and Learn

  • Three-way partnership between coach, leader and the organization
  • Coach listens to the leader to identify strengths; challenges; who and what impacts on the leader.
  • Coach listens to all the stakeholders – bosses, direct reports, peers, board of directors, etc.
  • Coach asks powerful questions to learn more and stimulate thinking and ideas for the leader.
  • Coach outlines boundaries of confidentiality and allows a trusting relationship to flourish.

Assessments

  • 360 degree feedback, written and /or interview
  • Individual assessments
  • Significant stakeholders within the organization have opportunity to provide input.

Co-creation and Implementation of a Plan

  • Plan includes strategies to meet the challenges
  • Identifies ways to utilize the leader’s strengths and compensate for weaknesses
  • Identify ways to measure progress toward goals
  • Plan is shared with appropriate stakeholders
  • Examples of issues addressed:
    • Managing up in a more self aware manner
    • Building a stronger, more productive team
    • Increasing emotional intelligence (EQ)
    • Creating a more psychologically healthy workplace

Follow up

  • Coach follows up at agreed upon intervals

A Sample of Clients

  • Wrigley
  • Leo Burnett
  • Abbott Labs
  • Deloitte Consulting
  • LaSalle Network
  • Methodist Youth Services
  • Gusto Packaging
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • Datamars
  • Melvin Securities

Other Services

  • Executive Team Alignment
  • Appreciative Inquiry Initiatives
  • Large scale coaching and development programs delivered by an experienced team of coach/consultants
  • Team Building

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