What is Executive Coaching?
Executive coaching is aimed at improving the performance of high-powered executives within an organization. The role of the coach is to expose blind spots and challenge the executive to achieve greater levels of success.
Executive Coaching is a breakthrough in leadership development and helps you take over the world. It is seen as a viable lever in the development of high potentials and the refinement of top talent. CoachWale believes that executive coaching is most successful as a three-way partnership among coach, executive, and the executive’s organization.
Why Executive Coaching?
In today’s demanding business environment executives have limited opportunity to devote time and energy to their development as leaders. Most executives struggle to fulfill the responsibilities of their positions and are too busy and too stressed to step back and learn from their experiences or to implement changes to satisfy best management practices.
The reasons for choosing coaching goes beyond the need to correct or resolve problem behaviors or poor performance issues. Executive coaching is also chosen to develop executive-level skills, developmental and growth needs which impact the entire organization.
- To develop the leadership skills of high-potential individuals
- To improve the odds that newly promoted managers would be successful
- To develop management and leadership skills among their technical people
- To correct behavioral problems at the management level
- To help leaders resolve interpersonal conflicts among employees
How to Improve
Everyone involved in the coaching process wants to know which factors will improve the likelihood of achieving positive outcomes. Several attributes make a difference in coaching outcomes, some of which are listed below.
- Organizations must be in favor of and agree to provide resources to support the executive coaching and recognize that it requires a long-term investment for coaching and change to succeed.
- The coaching-style preference is also a factor for coaching success. The coach and the executive are agreeing to enter into a “relationship” therefore style preferences and compatibility can impact the outcomes.