What is Coaching
Now more than ever, managers are called upon to demonstrate superior communications skills and leadership ability, while navigating a variety of regulations and laws in how they deal with other employees. Conducting performance evaluations, conflict resolution, and more importantly resolving issues before they rise to that level, are not skills that come naturally to every manager. This is where executive coaching can help.
Benefits of Coaching
First and foremost, my clients report much greater self-awareness necessary to manage relationships and people more effectively. Being more self-aware is the most significant benefit of executive coaching. We frequently “see ourselves differently than how others see us”… and what they see is what counts in leadership.
What to Look for in an Executive Coach
I often get asked what makes me special as a Coach. Maybe a better question would be, What should I look for in a Coach? I know the answer to this is part sales job and part information, but… being as objective as I can, the first thing you need to consider is what are you trying to achieve?