Author, Personality Type & Behavioral Change Expert
ANNE DRANITSARIS, PH.D.
COACHING HELPS LEADERS ……
* Deal with performance issues
* Delegate authority
* Hold employees accountable
* Manage & influence up
* Resolve conflict
* Develop interpersonal effectiveness
Leadership is critical to the success of your business. Often, leaders get stuck when their business grows beyond their skill level and comfort zone, and they don’t know how to lead the business out of this state. This is where Leadership Coaching can help. Leadership Coaching can have a huge impact on leaders who are struggling with the behavior of direct reports or other aspect of their roles - especially areas such as building organizational alignment, delegating authority, building bench strength, holding people accountable and strengthening leadership team function.
Most companies now see coaching as a positive step: a way of developing their most important people, an alternative to the mentoring that no longer takes place in most companies. With executive coaching surging in popularity, top talent now competes to be assigned coaches, so they can become stronger leaders and more effective value creators.
Is Leadership Coaching for You?
Growth and development don’t stop because someone has achieved a senior leadership position. Many successful leaders use an executive coach to help them with the unique challenges they face in their role.
C-level executives who used leadership coaches to help them get to the top retain them even after they've made it to the top. They know the benefit of having someone to help them build a strong leadership team, to engender loyalty, and to work through politics, conflict and difficult decisions.
Coaching isn’t about fixing what is broken. It’s about achieving mastery and authenticity as a leader.
Coaching is also a great opportunity to accelerate your career by developing the interpersonal skills required to engage people and lead performance. At any stage, when you hire a coach, you've put someone in your corner who can help you work through issues you don’t feel comfortable taking to others (e.g. a colleague, boss or HR leader who may be in a position to evaluate you for promotions, raises and bonuses) about..
Leadership Coaching can help you if……..
Leadership Coaching is not the same as therapy, even though the issues are often a result of fears, lack of confidence, not knowing who to trust, codependence, etc., and those issues must be examined and worked through. Because interpersonal relationships are often a challenge for leaders (managing performance, holding people accountable, issues resolution, effective communication) the Leadership Coach needs to facilitate behavioral change in leaders that drive business results.
Curious and want to know more about executive & leadership coaching?
Contact Anne for a free introductory discussion.