EXECUTIVE COACHING & CONSULTING
Are you an executive dealing with complex issues
around organizational change, team effectiveness and maximum productivity? Do
people seem confused over who does what, who has decision-making authority, who
needs to know?
offers executive coaching and consulting aimed at helping leaders make their
organizations more effective. Coaching is a partnership that helps clients
deepen their learning, maximize their performance and enhance their quality of
life. The consulting processes are practical, cost effective ways of addressing
the more typical organizational problems and can be found in the Model for
Essential Leadership Processes below. The designs can be tailored to
fit each client's particular needs.
Whether used to deal with specific issues or as
an ongoing leadership development plan, these processes will result in greater
clarity, productivity and effectiveness within your organization.
MODEL FOR ESSENTIAL
Here are some examples of
how I have helped – and continue
to help - my clients. How
can I help you?
New Manager Assimilation
technical professional with no prior
management experience or training had been
promoted to a team leader role. Time was
passing and his confidence dwindling, as he was getting little support or
cooperation from members of his team.
In only one session, utilizing the New
Manager Assimilation process, I was able to bring to the surface the issues
standing in his way. Through his participation in the process, he was able to
identify new ways to incorporate team members in decision-making, improve
communication channels and advance team esprit de corps.
existed within a manager’s business unit relative to budgets, leadership,
communications and decision-making. I initiated a Team Building process
beginning with individual interviews with team members and a comprehensive
questionnaire, which made it possible for me to clarify key issues. Results,
which I presented in aggregate form to preserve confidentiality, made it clear
to them the path to follow for issue resolution.
Employing a two-track technique, I dealt with
basic concerns at a general session and then formed sub-teams to address more
complex issues. Follow-up plans were in place before the meeting ended and
there was consensus that the air had been cleared. Participants now could act to
remove obstacles in the way of increased effectiveness and productivity.
the heels of a company-wide reorganization, I was asked to facilitate a two-day
Strategic Planning retreat at which leadership would reexamine the
company mission in light of new changes and challenges. I then guided the
leaders in their efforts to develop new business strategies and plans.
My suggestion that an off-site locale, where
everyone could get to know each other in a casual setting, also proved to be a
generally acknowledged morale booster. Annual retreats then became the norm.
major national organization had recently experienced a change that had a huge
impact on the responsibilities of its business, marketing and sales managers.
Turf issues were getting in the way of effectiveness.
I worked with key managers to determine a
Roles and Responsibility Matrix Chart, encouraging input from each of them.
The chart made it possible for everyone to have a clear vision of who did what
and who made which decisions. Serving customers again became their key focus.