Executive Coaching Defined

What is coaching?

Executive coaching is professional coaching with a focus on developing leadership skills — the skills needed to drive change, manage complexity, build top performing teams, and maintain a strong personal foundation to thrive under the most challenging conditions.

“Professional Coaching is an ongoing professional relationship that helps people produce extraordinary results in their lives, careers, businesses, and organizations. Through the process of coaching, clients deepen their learning, improve their performance, and enhance their quality of life.”  — International Coaching Federation Definition of Coaching

Coaching is a partnership process in which you discover answers to your most difficult business and life challenges. The coaching relationship uses a process of discovery, goal setting, and strategic actions. Throughout the coaching process you will be supported, encouraged, and stretched to new heights. You become more aware, committed, and action-oriented in order to achieve important personal and professional goals.

How does coaching differ from consulting?

Consulting uses research and the direct application of knowledge and expertise to solve problems and improve results. Coaching is more personalized and involves working with individuals and teams to discover their own solutions. Through coaching, individuals and teams can improve their 0verall capability to solve problems and improve their results.

How coaching benefits a company

  • Enables breakthroughs in individual and group performance.
  • Increases productivity, morale, and satisfaction
  • Builds commitment, improves retention.
  • Enhances a company reputation for valuing and developing employees.
  • Improves the bottom-line through increased results.