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Who wouldn’t like a 50 fold return on their investment? Well Executive Coaching has been shown to produce this level of ROI to organisations. So what is it that makes Executive Coaching such a powerful personal development tool? Continue reading “The Power of Executive Coaching” »
As a Career Coach I have worked with many career coaching clients who have successfully used networking to get a job ahead of their competition. In many cases they did not initially understand what networking was all about, or how to go about doing it. Some were also concerned that networking would be difficult and may mean ‘cold calling’ or just taking from others. By using the tips in this guide networking can be fun, easy and effective. It will never mean ‘cold calling’ and should always create a longer term two-way relationship.
I became an Executive Coach five years ago and it seems to me that more and more people are trying to do the same thing. Unfortunately many are destined to fail. Continue reading “Becoming an Executive Coach” »
As an Executive Coaching Company you might expect us to promote executive coaching as a key development tool. However the latest CIPD Learning and Talent Development Survey finds that executive coaching is regarded by organisations as one of the most effective development tools. For leaders and senior managers, the 585 respondent organisations, felt that external executive coaches provided the most effective development. Whereas for middle management the respondents felt that internal coaching was the best way to build capability.
As a school of thought Positive Psychology has been around for over 40 years. More recently many of the principles of positive psychology have found their way into Executive Coaching. This is apparent in an approach such as strengths-based coaching. Teresa Clifford’s research challenges strength-based coaching by looking at the experience of executive coaching clients during this coaching process. Continue reading “Strengths-Based Executive Coaching Research Study” »
In this article light is thrown on what it is that the client brings to the executive coaching relationship and how they expect it to be tailored to their preferences. It is based on research completed for an MA in Coaching & Mentoring. The Executives involved in the research were all in senior leadership roles in large private sector organisations. At the time of the research they were all using executive coaching.
“Resilience is the key to success,” performance improvement consultant Caron King told the CIPD’s HRD conference in London. “It makes the difference between an organisation that is just muddling through and those that are doing really well.” One way of building and enhancing resilience is executive coaching.
Just Being Good at What You Do Won’t Get You There
In our career coaching we find that many people believe that if they work hard and perform well they will get the promotion they deserve. Unfortunately this is not the case and getting promotion requires a bit more focus and effort than that.
The concept of emotional intelligence-and whether women have more of it than men, and whether that makes them better leaders-has stirred up quite a debate lately. Now we’ve got some research from The University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management and the University of Amsterdam that addresses the question behind much of the discussion: What’s the relationship, if any, between emotional intelligence and character? Does having social skills mean you’re a kinder, gentler manager–or more effective one?
Among those considering Executive Coaching there appears to be many views about what it does and does not offer. This article provides a clear explanation of the way it works and what to expect. It also describes how managers can use coaching to enable them to achieve the business results that they want.
Continue reading “Executive Coaching – Explained” »
What Can Career Coaching Do For You?
If you are looking for a new job a good Career Coach will improve your chances of getting the role you want by 50% or more. You say ‘he’s bound ...
Every CEO Should Have an Executive Coach
If you have reached the top you may well wonder how you would get any benefit from Executive Coaching Here are 3 reasons why Executive Coaching can enhance your performance as ...
What is Executive Coaching?
As an Executive Coaching Company we find that we are often asked 'what is Executive Coaching?' It seems there are many views about what executive coaching is and what executive ...
Popular ArticlesWhy External Coaching is used in Leadership Development
Here we explore when external executive coaching is used as part of an organisation’s ...
Interviews – How to be Successful
The advice and guidance given in this article is based on our work with ...
Executive Coaching Success Stories
People are sometimes unsure of how Executive Coaching might help them. These Executive Coaching ...
Behavioural Change – How Long Does it Take?
Often in Executive Coaching clients want to make behavioural changes to build their capability. ...
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