4 Reasons to Consider Executive Coaching Services

Reaching the pinnacle of any discipline demands a combination of knowledge, skills, experience, and self-awareness. Whether you’re an athlete, musician, or business leader, the odds that you’ll develop these necessary tools completely on your own are stacked against you.

Many executives seek out experienced coaches to help them accelerate their career mobility. Executive coaches take good leaders and refine them into excellent ones. Your coach works with you to uncover opportunity areas that are holding you back and helps you achieve new levels of success.

Are You a Leader in Your Industry Who Wants to Reach Higher?

Here are four reasons why you should consider partnering with an executive coach:

You Want to Become a Better Leader

Leadership excellence just doesn’t come naturally, especially to busy senior leaders who aren’t making their own leadership development a critical priority.  Some get promoted to leadership positions before they’re actually ready.  Others may be extremely technically skilled, but they lack the necessary social skills to lead in an ambiguous environment.

Organizations cannot rise above the level of their leadership. “Leaders cannot rise above the limitations of their character.” (John Maxwell)

Building leadership acumen will help you and your team move faster and achieve better results.  Executive coaching develops your self-awareness and ability to navigate office politics deftly.  As you work with your executive coach, you will flex the collaboration and accountability muscles you’ll need to bring about effective change management in your organization.  Leaders lead through influence, and your communication must be impeccable in today’s landscape.

An executive coach leads you to think through your gaps and diagnoses the reasons why you may be uncomfortable in a given area.  Your coach works with you to develop and to pressure test new ways of thinking. Your newly acquired insights allow you to show up authentically, with the right dose of executive presence.

You Want to Get Promoted

Do you have dreams of advancing higher within your organization, but are continually passed over for promotions? Have you been applying for more senior positions in your industry, but just can’t seem to break through and stand out from the crowd?

Many good business leaders have found themselves in these same situations. Their careers reach a plateau, and they don’t understand what is preventing them from vertical career mobility.

An executive coach can provide agile thought partnership and advice that helps you build a tailored strategy to overcome these obstacles. With their guidance, you will likely find that new opportunities and career avenues are just around the corner for you.

You Want to Build Your Confidence and Emotional Intelligence

Many executives in high-level positions are not as confident as they should be. Some may suffer from hidden emotional intelligence deficiencies. This isn’t due to a lack of skills or experience, but rather, it’s caused by one or more mindset hurdles that leaders are unable to overcome on their own.

When you partner with an executive coaching firm, you’ll be able to uncover any insecurities or fears that may be preventing you from believing in yourself. By discovering and addressing these issues, you’ll naturally show up as a more confident leader with stronger, well-founded convictions.

You Want to Improve Your Political Agility and Social Skills

Are you having a difficult time managing the corporate talk track on you or your team? Do you need guidance assembling a new thought process on unwritten company rules and hidden agendas? Are you able to manage your emotions and those around you?

An executive coach can help you think through these situations while showing you how to evolve your brand. Their guidance can be the difference between you surviving or thriving in your career.

A good executive coach won’t always tell you what you want to hear.

You will answer many questions first, and then as a last resort, a coach will tell you what you need to hear in a way that resonates.

Lastly, good coaches tailor their approach to fit your style and then hold you accountable every step of the way.

inclineHR’s Executive Coaching Services

At inclineHR, we believe in stretching the limits of what people can achieve. We’re interested in working with executives who want to build their optimal path forward.

Our executive coaches are ready to work with you to develop a plan which will refine your thinking and behaviors and put you on the path to success.

  1. Industry-Leading Baseline Assessment: We start by asking you a series of questions about your background pertaining to your fears, goals, and aspirations. This qualitative analysis will help educate us on how best to coach you, moving forward.
  2. Setting the Right Goals: Instead of telling you what we think you should do, we’ll ask you questions that will guide you down the right path. With your choice of focus areas, we’ll help you build a plan with the most impact. From there, we’ll establish crystal clear goals to focus on and get you where you want to go, both personally and professionally.
  3. Honest and Thoughtful Feedback: Our coaches don’t just say what you want to hear. We tell you what you need to hear based upon the goals that you are looking to achieve. We work with you to overcome any leadership deficiencies that may be slowing you down.
  4. Personal Brand Optimization: Whether you are between jobs and want to be placed or have a position and want to advance, we assist you in understanding your highest value to an organization and presenting yourself accordingly.
  5. A Customized Solution: Everyone is different; our coaching solutions are tailored to you in order to meet your unique needs. With accompanying resources and focused development questions, each conversation will guide you closer to achieving your optimal career goals.

Working with an executive coach is a decision you must be fully committed to.

Your ultimate goals require hard work, dedication, and a willingness to learn. If you follow through with the process, you’ll grow tremendously in both your personal and professional life.

Ready to Take the Next Step?

Are you interested in receiving executive coaching? Let’s see if there’s a mutual fit.  Explore your next step by determining your confidential and complimentary inclineHR Talent Accelerator Quotient.