Why Executives Work with Certified Executive Coaches
Executives being Coached have a need and willingness to change and grow on a professional as well as personal level. Executive coaching speeds up the process and helps them achieve results in a shorter span of time.
Self-awareness is not about ‘what should be’ but about ‘what is.’ Smart executives place a high priority on becoming self-aware and know that a good coach can help them master this skill. Also, experiential and reflective processes enable the increase in awareness of the executive, so that each experience is useful.
Today’s leaders and executives have to juggle through a myriad of issues, including finances, technology, management, team and leadership, human resources, etc… when it is not humanly possible for one single person to be adept at each of these issues, brings about a need for achieving personal mastery. Through personal mastery, an executive coach is able to help these executives recognize what they excel at and what can be passed onto the team –achieving better results..
Executive coaching positions executives for success as their executive coaches help them devise a strategic game plan for their careers.
The executive coaching process expands a person’s horizons by opening them up to new perspectives, ideas and ways of thinking. Executive coaching also brings in new tools, etc., which can be shared with colleagues throughout the organisation.
In today’s highly competitive and stressful environment, it can be a real challenge to maintain a healthy life-work balance. Executive coaching enables the various facets of an executive to be kept in mind to help them maintain proper balance in all areas of their lives.
Executive coaching effectively helps the executive appreciate and identify the assets, which exist within the organisation and helps them successfully reach organizational objectives.
It is critical that in order to be successful in today’s competitive business environment, leaders constantly sharpen the saw. Executive coaching helps to effectively recognize and select key learning goals and objectives, which are beneficial to executives as well as their organizations. As soon as these goals and objectives are set these executives can begin enjoying the journey, which is leveraged and exciting.
Many executives are not aware of or may simply choose to ignore their blind spots. This can be rather dangerous, especially for those who are at the top. Playing a vital role, an executive coach has the unique ability to shine the mirror on these areas so the executives are not only able to recognize and gain an awareness of the problem, but also take the necessary steps to eliminate the same.
High performing executives need to maintain focus on tasks, while keeping up a people focus to balance the two and Coaching plays a critical part in this.
Through self-reflection, great leaders and peak performing executives are able to learn and grow. In order to be successful, executives need to look back at personal experiences and learn from them. Executive coaches know how to spark the process of self-reflection so the executives can use the valuable learning, which accrues from this process and apply it to their lives.
Leaders and peak performing executives view mistakes in a positive light and learn from them. It is these executives that welcome feedback from their executive coaches in order to grow and recognise this to further their learning and performance.
Executive Coaching is a process –one that evolves over time. The benefits of executive coaching are enormous if you are ready to approach it with an open mind and enjoy the process.
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