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Executive Career Coaching Explained

What is Executive Career Coaching?

Executive coaching is a form of professional, one-on-one development and support for executives and high-level managers. It focuses on helping individuals improve professional performance and to develop leadership, communication, and management skills. Other areas can include work-life balance, presence, influence, career transition, and more.

Executive coaching helps to sharpen your ability to set objectives, prioritize tasks, manage time effectively, solve problems, and/or make decisions in a way that helps you grow as a well-rounded individual. It also helps you to appreciate your strengths and identify areas in which you can continue to grow.

Who is Executive Career Coaching for?

A company may hire an Executive Career Coach to either help improve the performance or behavior of a single high level/high potential employee. Executive coaching has gone from stigma to a badge of honor in professional development.  

In the last decade, people are expressing an interest in coaching as a way to achieving goals on the job as well as in their careers. They are making the investment in themselves as they see the value in having a professional come alongside them to help increase their self-awareness of their own thoughts, behaviors, and actions, and the impact on their effectiveness across all areas of their professional and personal life.

Our clients are typically…
  • HIPO Career Professionals
  • Emerging Leaders
  • Women Leaders
  • Future Senior Leaders (i.e. Director, AVP, VP)
  • Future C-Suite Leaders (i.e. CMO, CIO, CEO, CTO, COO)
  • BusinessOwners/Solopreneurs/Entrepreneurs

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What is Executive Career Coaching, and how can it benefit me?

Executive Career Coaching is a personalized, one-on-one guidance process designed to help individuals clarify their career goals, overcome challenges, and achieve professional success. It can benefit you by providing tailored advice, improving your self-awareness, and helping you navigate career transitions effectively

How do I know if I need an Executive Career Coach?

If you’re feeling stuck in your career, facing challenges in achieving your goals, or seeking guidance on making informed career decisions, a career coach can be beneficial. We provide support in identifying your strengths, addressing weaknesses, and developing a strategic plan for your professional growth.

What can I expect from a coaching session?

During a coaching session, you can expect a confidential and supportive environment. As your coach, we will work with you to assess your current situation, set goals, and create an action plan. Sessions may include resume review, skill assessments, interview preparation, guidance on networking, job search strategies, and even how to thrive in the work environment.

How long does the coaching process take?

The duration of coaching varies based on individual needs and goals. Some clients may benefit from a few sessions, while others may choose ongoing support. The frequency and length of sessions are typically discussed and agreed upon during the initial consultation.

How is Executive Career Coaching different from mentoring?

Career coaching is a professional service that focuses on individualized guidance, goal setting, and skill development. Mentoring typically involves a more experienced individual providing advice and support based on their own experiences. While both are valuable, Executive Career Coaching is often more structured and tailored to the specific needs of the client.

What qualifications should I look for in an Executive Career Coach

Look for an Executive Career Coach with relevant certifications, such as those from recognized coaching organizations. Additionally, consider their experience in your industry or field. A successful Executive Career Coach should have a combination of coaching skills, industry knowledge, corporate experience, and the ability to understand and support your unique career goals.

Can Executive Career Coaching help with work-life balance

Yes, career coaching can address work-life balance challenges. Coaches can help you identify priorities, set boundaries, and develop strategies to manage your time effectively, leading to a healthier work-life balance.

This sounds like what I need. How do I get started?

To get started, complete our Discovery Call Intake form and schedule an initial consultation by booking a Discovery Call.  This call allows you to discuss your goals, ask questions, and determine if our coaching approach aligns with your needs. If both parties agree to move forward, we can begin the coaching process to enhance your career journey.

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