Being in a position of leadership and managing a team of people working towards one goal is challenging, but rewarding. Executives often put supports in place for those they lead, but seldom put a support plan in place for themselves.
Leadership can be a lonely place, and while you focus on the growth of your organization and of other people, it’s important not to forget to commit to your own continuous improvement.
Don’t panic. Here are three ways that having an executive coach can help.
1) Time Management
Have you ever seen your incoming emails balloon by the hundreds before you’ve even had your first cup of coffee on a Monday morning?
Or have you ever been in a meeting and felt that you wish you could get that hour of your life back?
Time management is an increasingly important skill in this modern world. Often our jobs start out one way and we add more to our plates.
Finding an executive coaching session that will help organize how your time is spent is a lifesaver!
2) Career Development
Have you been promoted to a new and different branch of management? Are you looking to change up your position?
Executive coaching that focuses on career development is the way to go. It’s a great option whether you’re looking to advance to a different career or have been given responsibilities beyond your scope.
3) Intervention Coaching
This type of coaching is more about helping your employees be their best selves. Of course, you might be able to get something out of it as well.
Intervention executive coaching is all about finding a manager or employee that shows promise but can also be problematic.
Whether they’re struggling to keep their head above water or need guidance in managing others, intervention coaching swoops in and nips issues in the bud. It’s a better solution than simply tossing an employee out when with a bit of structure, they could improve.
The title o this type of executive coaching – therapeutic -probably calls to mind a psychologist and a couch.
While it’s true it can be very personal, it’s still all business. This method helps you, as an individual, develop skills that are beneficial to your job.
You’ll receive support along with nurturing advice to help manage any stressors you have on the job. In turn, your morale, productivity, and creativity can improve.
What Type Of Executive Coaching Is Right For You?
We’ve only touched on four different executive coaching methods but there are many others out there. It’s all a matter of doing your homework and seeing which one is the best fit.
These four methods are great to start with. If you’re interested in how executive coaching can benefit you, we’re here to answer your questions.
We’ll take a look at what you can do to improve your leadership skills, time management, and effectiveness and guide you along the way.
Schedule your consultation today and become your best self!
Ms. Valda Valbrun is an established Educational Leader known for passion toward inclusive, research-based, data-driven pedagogy, a systems change facilitator with a proven track record of supporting schools and districts to change educational practices and establish systems, and a dynamic Professional Developer, Teacher, Administrator, Entrepreneur, Advocate and Student Champion.