Posts Tagged ‘Executive Coaching Service’
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 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 coaching is not. This article provides a clear explanation of the way executive coaching works and what to expect. It also describes how managers can use executive coaching to enable them to achieve the business results that they want. Continue reading “What is Executive Coaching?” »
The executive coaching relationship is perceived by many writers and researchers as the foundation for successful coaching. However most of these authors and researchers are coaching practitioners or academics. There is very little research on the clients’ perspective of the executive coaching relationship.
In executive coaching there are all sorts of people out there who are Executive Coaches and as you would expect some are very good and others are not. When I decided to set up my own executive coaching company offering executive coaching and career coaching I knew very early on that it was important to have a good executive coaching qualification in order to help differentiate myself. Continue reading “Executive Coaching Qualifications” »
You might expect an Executive Coaching Company to say that executive coaching is best for skills development. But it is true to say there may not be one easy answer to this question. It also depends on what is meant by the word ‘best’. Is that in relation to giving knowledge, cost or enhanced performance? The answer to the question may well also vary based on the type of skill that is being given e.g. leadership versus changing a tyre. In this article the focus is on those skills that require a behavioural change. So these include such things as leadership, negotiation, presentation and delegation. Continue reading “Executive Coaching or Training – Which is best for leadership development?” »
This article looks at the pros and cons of using 360 feedback in the executive coaching process.
One of the main aims of executive coaching is to build self-awareness (Whitmore, 2002). Using an assessment tool suited to the executive coaching topic and the client’s situation can be the start of this process. One tool I find valuable for raising awareness is the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). This is particularly the case when helping an executive coaching client to understand interpersonal relationship issues. Continue reading “Evaluation of the MBTI for Executive Coaching” »
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” »
There is very little research on the topic of self-esteem in executive coaching. Yet it would appear that although self-esteem may not be the main area for executive coaching, it is often an underlying issue with which Executive Coaches find themselves working. Continue reading “Self-Esteem – Executive Coaching Research Study” »
What Is Executive Coaching Contracting?
This is the first formal stage of the executive coaching process. Getting this stage right is fundamental to the rest of the coaching engagement. This article covers important aspects of the executive coaching contract from the perspectives of the sponsoring organisation, the Client and the Executive Coach. In the contracting phase the objectives for the coaching are agreed as well as the arrangements for coaching and the terms and conditions. Continue reading “Executive Coaching Contracting” »
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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