Individuals can make use of coaching services to improve self-awareness and understanding of impact on others. Areas to target include: building executive presence; developing a more intentional brand of leadership; improving communication and self-presentation skills; and building a more collaborative team.
Institutions can make use of coaching services to assist with establishing a new hire on the right footing, in a multi-perspective approach that supports successful transition and tenure. Other areas to target include: improving communication and alignment; developing leadership awareness and impact, especially during times of innovation and change.
Another option available to client institutions during a search is leadership assessment and personalized support focused on long-term individual and team success. We have the ability to administer several leadership assessment tools along with interpretation by a certified assessor on our staff.
What the numbers show:
- Recent research (2014) shows the positive impact of coaching on individual performance and skills, well-being, and general effectiveness. Furthermore, coaching has a greater impact on performance compared to other popular workplace development tools.
- 70 percent of organizations (and 93 percent of US-based Global 1000 companies) use coaching as part of their formal leadership development strategy
- When considering coaching for your institution, you can develop an internal program or hire external coaches. Research has found that 59 percent of executives prefer working with an external coach.