What is executive coaching?
Executive coaching is the creation of a one-to-one relationship between an executive who holds a leadership position and a professional executive coach.
These relationships are confidential and intended to benefit the executive by increasing their performance, unlock their potential and maximizing their overall performance and their organization.
Executive coaching also helps to identify and appreciate the professional competencies of the client.
It allows the client to see him or herself from different perspectives understanding how they’re perceived by others. It helps to focus on identifying and clarifying current goals as well as the appropriate action steps to reach those goals.
The role of the coach is to provide a safe, structured, and trustworthy environment by offering support for the client.
Executive coaches help their clients:
- identify their goals
- understand the best way he or she can face challenges
- acquire new competences
- alter their communication style
to perform a better leadership.
Executive coaching services include a variety of processes and tools designed to optimize workplace efficiency and progress and takes place in the context of routine sessions.
Common challenges executive coaching could face:
- Leadership development
- Improved communication skills
- Maximizing team performance
- Improved time management skills
- Delegating and project management
- Resolving personal conflicts
- Obtaining the optimal balance between work and personal life
- Career changes and transitions