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Enhancing Productivity and Potential through Executive Coaching

by Eric Baker
on 2016-03-07

Your executives’ performance can have a major impact on your company’s performance—for better or worse.  And we all want our companies to perform better, right?

Now, more than ever before, it is critical for organizations to identify and retain top performers and to nurture both current leaders and high-potential employees.

So, let’s think about your organization’s goals. Are you looking to maximize the performance of your executives? Enhance your succession management process? Improve critical relationships? Support organizational change?

If you answered ‘yes’ to any of the statements above, then Executive Coaching may be the solution.

Executive Coaching supports change and goal attainment by helping participants understand their individual management styles. Through this process, they can determine how well their approach is working and how they can work more effectively within the company’s culture.

To start the Executive Coaching process, you must first assess the current leadership situation, envision the preferred future state, and plan actions to support the desired changes. The purpose of Executive Coaching is to facilitate those behavioral changes.

In partnering with an Executive Coach, your employees will have the opportunity to engage in deep conversations during which they will define their current approach, receive feedback, practice new skills, reflect on results, make adjustments, and, ultimately, move forward as stronger and more productive leaders.

While Executive Coaching focuses on the participant, your organization will also realize a strong return on investment—a much stronger return than traditional classroom-style training. When coaching occurs in the workplace, it saves your company time and avoids the inconvenience and costs that result from employees receiving off-site training.

In addition, Executive Coaching uses current work issues as its foundation, so employees are able to apply the techniques they have learned to address real-life challenges. Since they have the opportunity to discuss the outcome with their Executive Coach, growth is both fast and effective. Ultimately, each participant will develop a clearer perspective on your company’s objectives and an understanding of their role in attaining these goals.

In today’s World of Work, your leadership team is your biggest competitive advantage. Executive Coaching can help you ensure that your leaders are productive and have a lasting impact on your company now and in the future—for the better.