Developing a management team that anticipates, identifies and meets the diverse challenges posed by the reality of operating in today’s dynamic environment. If your business is to grow successfully, one of the most crucial factors to success is ensuring a your key management team have a broad skill base and the ability to lead.
Coaching is an effective development tool
When people are under-pressure, under-prepared or just busy getting on with business, it’s easy to get distracted or off-course. Undergoing one-to-one professional development or participating in a professional coaching programme facilitated by a qualified coach provides opportunity for people to stop and reflect on what they’re doing well and where they could improve.
In times of constant change when you might be experiencing high staff turnover or continually fighting fires in certain areas, it gives people cause to re-visit their approach and where necessary, change their thinking.
A proven investment
Research proves coaching to be a worthwhile investment. McGovern (2001) estimated coaching to be worth 5.7 times the initial investment. Organisational benefits from coaching included: better productivity, quality, organisational strength, customer service and retention. Also cited improvements in cost reduction and profitability. Personal benefits included improved relationships with direct reports and peers, better teamwork, increased job satisfaction.
Examples of where coaching could benefit your organisation include:
- Strengthening leadership
- Improving people’s capability and performance
- Increasing productivity
- Improving staff engagement and retention
A qualified coach and Chartered Accountant with many years senior management experience, I bring particular expertise in the following areas:
- Change management
- Leadership development
- Behaviour change
- Strategic planning
- Process improvement
- Management and financial reporting
As well as one-to-one executive coaching, I am a certified/accredited practitioner for three specific coaching programmes, each of which serve as effective professional development tools:
- The Leadership Circle 360° profile for leadership development
- Realise2, strengths finder/strengths developer
- ACT Mindfulness, to develop better thinking skills
To arrange an obligation-free meeting to discuss how I can help you and your team perform at their best, please call me on 021 078 4458.