focused on immediate action
Usually limited in time (e.g. 3-6 months) and to address specific objectives as defined by the client. While the process is very flexible, it usually starts with an assessment of the status quo and the goals and then moves to developing creative solutions and taking immediate actions. The coach's role is to challenge the leader’s thinking to broaden perspective and maximise her personal and professional potential.
Most flexible and adaptable coaching approach
Focus on the leader (client) and her personal growth and awareness
Supports development of leadership skills and solution of current issues
Generates immediate actions and impact
Components of Executive Coaching Packages
Briefing session to get to know one another and review goals
Personality and behavioural preference assessment (Harrison Assessment). This is optional and in most cases very useful for the client to better understand his own motivations and preferences.
Assessments come with comprehensive reports and an extended debrief session
6 - 12 one-on-one coaching sessions, usually one hour in time and 1-2x per month. Most coaching partnerships start with a higher frequency (e.g. weekly) and then extend the time between sessions with progress. 1:1 sessions to be conducted in person, on video conference or over the phone.
Depending on the sponsoring company’s request additional sessions with the coachee and a key stakeholder (e.g. manager, HR) can be incorporated, usually at beginning, mid-point and end.
“ Everyone needs a coach. It doesn’t matter if you are a basketball player, a tennis player, a gymnast, or a bridge player. We all need people, who give us feedback. That’s how we improve."