We deliver coaching solutions for the real world conditions that prevail in most businesses today. Our focus is simple - targeted, bespoke executive and leadership coaching that embeds positive, enduring change.
What is Coaching?
Coaching is about creating change. If there is no desire for change, then there is no need for a coach. The change might be big, something the whole world can see, or small adjustments to get ahead.
Some changes may be immediate and others will happen over the long term, as coaching shifts your trajectory by small degrees. Regardless, the aim is for enduring, positive, lasting change.
Coaching is about creating change, action and accountability.
A coach provides several crucial roles, including being an independent sounding board, someone who will challenge you and hold you accountable, and someone who will give an outside perspective to raise your self-awareness. Coaching will help compare the purposeful, authentic self you want to be with the person you're presenting to the rest of the world.
The focus of our coaching is on actionable insights, outcome-driven applications and the most productive ways to get results for you and your team.
Who needs executive coaching?
In a similar way that an elite athlete is honed and fine-tuned by a personal trainer, an executive coach helps their client to achieve professional and personal ambitions by sharpening their performance. Coaching is about transformative development at the peak of performance. Going back to the athlete analogy, coaching's highest potential isn't taking people from bad to good. It's taking people from good to great and from great to excellent.
So to answer the question, who needs an executive coach? Those wanting to get great at something… Or at least that is the conclusion author and surgeon Atul Gawande draws in his widely viewed 2017 TED Talk.
How do we improve in the face of complexity? Well, Gawande studied this question with a surgeon's precision. The things he found to be key: having a good coach to provide a more accurate picture of our reality, to instil positive habits of thinking, and to break our actions down and then help us build them back up again.
"It's not how good you are now; it's how good you're going to be that really matters."
We offer various coaching services designed to help ambitious professionals, leaders and organisations make a bigger impact. Throughout all of our engagements, we develop a partnership with our clients, through which we incite transformation and progress action towards their goals.
Four Key Conditions for Coaching Success
You must have a desire for creating change in life, and your focus should be on the development and growth required to get the best outcome. If there is no desire for change, then there is no need for a coach.
You must be open to feedback and select a coach that you're comfortable with. Coaching will challenge you by providing an outside perspective which can help you see yourself as others see you, and trust, openness and honesty are essential to an effective coaching partnership.
You must understand that coaching is a commitment in terms of time, energy and emotions. You must keep your promises; you're accountable for your change and responsible for follow-through.
Find a coach that provides the roles you seek and has the specialism and experience that aligns with your field.
If you’re interested in exploring whether my coaching services could help you, get in touch for a free introductory session.
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