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Before you hire an executive coach, you need to be well aware of what it takes to truly see a return on the investment. There are some best practices you must follow when working with an executive coach to get the most bang for your buck - which is important if you're allocating business funds towards this.
You have so many different areas you can invest in your business - specifically, your employees - which begs the question, is executive coaching worth it?
We're going to take a deep dive into the pros and cons of an executive coaching relationship to help you understand what you're really getting yourself into before you pull out your checkbook or business credit card.
If you're wondering whether executive coaching is right for you, you've come to the right place. Today, we're going to break down exactly who needs executive coaching, and the different ways it can help you or the executives on your team become better at what they do.
You might be thinking to yourself, I don't think my team needs executive coaching - we're killing it right now!
It's a common misconception that you only need executive coaching when things are running smooth. In fact, this may be the very best time to seek out an executive coach - so that growth doesn't have to stop.
Before we explain who exactly can benefit from executive coaches, we're going to give a quick explanation of what executive coaching consists of.
The events of early 2020 forced most companies to quickly adjust to new challenges. Now, almost a year later, many are still laboring in this "new normal" environment -- increased safety precautions, scaled-down teams and empty offices. With teams scattered geographically and connection opportunities often limited to computer screens, now is a great time for leaders to check in on their workplace culture.
Culture is the optimal performance driver. It is an unsigned contract between an organization and its employees that gives individuals license to accomplish goals and get things done without the burden of worry or uncertainty about negative repercussions. And every employee in an organization has the power to amplify or detract from its culture.
Harold interviews Russell Pickering, a professional actor, director and executive coach.
In this interview, Russell discusses his upbringing and how he moved into the world of acting, some great thoughts on authenticity and presence as related to leadership, and his upcoming book – Persuasive Speaking for the Considered Leader.