What Could You Get Out Of Executive Coaching or Leadership Training?

More and more high-performing leaders are turning to coaching to help them prepare for the many, varied challenges that come their way. Becoming a stronger and more engaging leader is an increasingly important goal for many individuals, with the associated benefits hugely gratifying, not just to themselves but to the teams they manage. Coaching is an invaluable tool to help you develop your knowledge and skills around improving team motivation, encouraging team cohesion and pushing overall business objectives. Coaching also offers a safe space to work on your own personal growth that you may feel can sometimes take a back seat.

“Incremental changes can transform an entire life”

The benefits of coaching to the individual include:

1.     Increased self-awareness; building resilience to help with stress and pressure

2.     Higher levels of life satisfaction and wellbeing

3.     Better quality decision making and personal contributions to the team and organisation

4.     Greater responsibility and accountability for actions and commitments

5.     Engaging communication and presentation skills

6.     Improved team cohesion and productivity when collaborating

7.     Setting and taking action towards achieving goals

8.     Increased self confidence

9.     Space for personal development

The organisational benefits of coaching include:

1.     Enhanced team motivation, empowering employees to a higher standard of performance

2.     Ability to identify strengths and development needs for the employee and wider organisation

3.     Improved individual performance and increased employee engagement (reducing absenteeism and presenteeism)

4.     Empowerment of individuals to take responsibility and encourage proactivity

5.     Clear organisational commitment to employee development and the wellbeing of employees

6.     Tools to spot signs of potential burnout before it becomes a problem, while supporting employees to build resilience

Many studies show the benefits of coaching, demonstrating the effectiveness, results and impact for leaders; here are just a few:

Tim Theeboom, Bianca Beersma & Annelies E.M. van Vianen

Tim Theeboom, Bianca Beersma & Annelies E.M. van VianenThe Journal of Positive Psychology Volume 9, 2014 – Issue 1Does Coaching Work? A Meta-Analysis On The Effects Of Coaching On Individual Level Outcomes In An Organizational Context” (Pages 1-18, Received 12 Feb 2013, Accepted 15 Aug 2013, Published online: 13 Sep 2013)

Anthony M. Grant

Journal of Change Management Volume 14, 2014 – Issue 2 “The Efficacy of Executive Coaching in Times of Organisational Change” (Pages 258-280, Published online: 25 Jun 2013)

Alexander Zuñiga-Collazos,Marysol Castillo-Palacio,Emerson Montaña-Narváez & Guillermo Castillo-Arévalo

Influence Of Managerial Coaching On Organisational Performance” Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice (Received 26 Nov 2018, Accepted 15 Apr 2019, Published online: 21 May 2019)

If you would like to learn more about executive coaching or leadership training, get in touch and see the benefits for yourself.