Today’s leaders come from many backgrounds and are not cookie cutter copies following a straight line from B-school to C-suite

SERVICES FOR COMPANIES

Coaching has greater and more lasting impact on leaders than training programs alone. While one-time training programs are useful in introducing concepts or methodologies, the ongoing support and accountability practices that are the hallmarks of coaching result in greater and more lasting effect. Improved work and business performance, time management and team performance are among the business improvements identified in studies conducted by the International Coaching Federation.

Carefully selected assessments and feedback instruments allow us to identify blind spots and gaps to address them effectively. Our coaching programs are then tailored to the needs of the individual and/or team to address the specific goals and gaps.

NEW HIRE ACCELERATION

  • A 3-6 month coaching program to ensure new hires create alignment with new organizations, including their managers, peers and staff
  • Typically 12-24 hours of coaching plus one three-hour group meeting with staff

NEW LEADER TRANSFORMATION

  • A 6 to 12-month coaching program, including assessments and 360 feedback to identify and address leadership gaps and bridge a transition from individual contributor to group leader
  • Typically 24-48 hours of coaching delivered in person or by video/teleconference. Additional time for staff meetings, if appropriate

IMPROVING INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS

  • Diagnose social and communication styles using online assessments and practice how to better understand own and other’s reactions to improve the effectiveness of communication

LEADERSHIP EFFECTIVENESS COACHING

  • Coaching for high potential leaders, including feedback from 360 interviews and appropriate assessments to identify strengths and opportunities. Typically, 24-48 hours of coaching

TEAM LEADER/TEAM COACHING

  • Evaluation of team “health” and specific needs through assessments and interviews
  • Coaching the team leader and the team, including a minimum of two 3-hour group meetings, and 12- 24 hours of coaching with the team leader and key members of the team

PROJECT ACCELERATION

  • Based on Lean Development, a key management tool at Toyota, a series of workshops designed to eliminate “waste” from projects, design accelerated process and implement over a three-month period

SERVICES FOR INDIVIDUALS

Coaching can be the best way to deal with those issues that stop individuals from creating the present and the future they desire. Our clients have worked on a variety of issues. A good coach is able to “meet the client where he/she is” and help them identify actions to overcome the challenges they face.

Among the issues for our clients:

  • Self-Confidence
  • Navigating a difficult work environment
  • Identifying a next phase in their career
  • Understanding and overcoming barriers
  • Communicating effectively
  • Negotiating for better work conditions
  • Managing work-life issues
  • Creating a path to promotion
  • Striking out as an entrepreneur

In addition to one-to-one coaching, individuals can choose from a number of workshops to address key focus areas. Group coaching and workshops offer a more economical solution to individualized programs.

CAREER HAPPINESS©

  • A six part group coaching experience to identify the elements that must exist in the next phase of one’s career and the practical steps to achieve it

SERVICES FOR BUSINESS LEADERS AND ENTREPRENEURS

Growth in the economy is driven by the creation and success of new businesses. In many cases, individuals who are new to entrepreneurship lead these new businesses. These leaders avail themselves of coaching to create effective business plans and goals, create and foster collaborative and energized teams and overcoming personal barriers to achieving their goals, including building their confidence, time management, networking, hiring and firing and effective communications.

Both individual programs and workshops are available to support entrepreneurs to drive themselves and their businesses to success.

STRATEGIC PLANNING

  • Identify the elements that will guide your business to success & evaluate your actions for coherence
  • Create near and long-term goals to accelerate results

MANAGING STAFF FOR PRODUCTIVITY

  • Direct staff effectively for engagement and performance
  • Identify gaps in skill or performance, and create simple processes to address

TEAM DYNAMICS AND COMMUNICATIONS

  • A two-day workshop to identify barriers to success
  • We will explore communication styles, level of trust, and the expectations for accountability and conflict that impact the ability to drive for results

IMPROVING COMMUNICATIONS –
THE SCIENCE AND PRACTICE OF UNDERSTANDING EACH OTHER

  • A one-day workshop based on an online assessment with practice and individual coaching to understand own style

PROJECT ACCELERATION

  • Based on Lean Development, a key management tool at Toyota, a series of workshops designed to eliminate “waste” from projects, design accelerated process and implement over a three-month period

WORKSHOPS

We have developed a number of workshops that we deliver to interested groups and can customize to address specific needs or groups. Group coaching and workshops offer a more economical alternative to individualized programs.

In addition to these offerings, customized workshops can be developed and delivered to address specific needs. Additional workshops are in development. Please check later for updated offerings.

CONFIDENCE – YOUR SECRET SAUCE

  • A six-part group workshop to enhance confidence through understanding self-imposed barriers and how to overcome them, including activities, practices and readings

MANAGING YOUR ENERGY, NOT JUST YOUR TIME

  • A full-day or multipart group workshop using the Energy Leadership© Model. Includes Energy Leadership© Index assessment and 1-hour debrief for each individual

ASSESS SKILLS AND CAPABILITIES FOR A GROWING BUSINESS

  • Using assessments, interviews, and coaching deliver a plan to address the transformation that comes from growing a business

BUILDING RESILIENCE TO THRIVE IN TOUGH TIMES

  • A multipart workshop using various exercises to build a personal toolbox and build resilience and coping techniques. We will be building on lessons from positive psychology and incorporating techniques to increase mindfulness.