Executive And Leadership Coaching

Why Coaching?

Leaders build Leaders.  

Leaders do this by developing the people around them to increase capability, capacity, and productivity.   Coaching can help with this.  Coaching is about having that unbiased person to share confidences with, to see yourself through a clear mirror, to practice an approach.  The idea is to help leaders reach their full potential, to be an effective leader for their teams or organization. 


Decision making is just one skill that executive / leadership coaches can guide you with.

But let’s discuss, what is executive / leadership coaching exactly? Executive coaches act as coach, educator, mentor, guide, confidant, and challenger; the goal is a holistic development of the person being coached.

In addition to c-suite execs who tap leadership coaches, all employees can benefit from developing new skills, behaviors and embarking on journey’s towards being better businesspeople through coaching.

Learn how to be an effective leader.

Leadership isn’t something that accumulates alongside the number of years you have spent at a company or in an industry. It is something that must be learned and honed.


Gain a competitive advantage in your industry or team.


Think of it as learning CPR before a crisis. Getting coaching for how to deal with leadership challenges and obstacles will better prepare a person for climbing the ladder.

Improve self-confidence and human effectiveness.

While many people approach coaches to learn to deal with tactical challenges such as decision making, conflict resolution skills or improving communication with direct reports, it’s the “soft skills” that are most often improved.


Learn to trust your team.

One of the toughest skills for an employee to master is trusting others to contribute to the overall group’s success. Often, we as employees find comfort in being our own source of success and being solely responsible for both our wins and losses. However, climbing the professional ladder means becoming a manager and helming a team. Enter: trust.

Develop oneself for the craziness of work and home – especially working from home this last eighteen months.

All of us lead busy lives where we answer to titles such as mother, father, son, daughter, employee, employer, leader, and volunteer.

Working with a leadership coach allows people to develop this vision which, helps refine their intentions, choices, and actions in their various relationships. It also helps clients manage their emotions and think clearly, no matter what is coming at them.

Work purposefully towards a promotion.

And coaching is not just for C-suite levels.

For example, perhaps you have been told by a boss that a promotion is years away or your workplace is lacking mentorship opportunities. Consider seeking out a coach that has the appropriate training and is a good fit for you.


"Christina was an awesome coach and I loved working with her.  The tools and techniques provided will help me better understand and communicate with members of my team and empower me to be a more engaged leader.  It was well worth it."

-Past Coachee


Here are seven ways executive / leadership coaching benefits you as a leader:

  • Heightened self-awareness
  • Improved self-regulation
  • Higher levels of empathy
  • Boost in cognition at work
  • Increased levels of motivation
  • Better social skills
  • Improved leadership abilities



If you would like to learn more about leadership coaching and what we look for in our coaches, this link will take you to UB School of Management’s Center for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness program that teaches the core skills and philosophies that we built our coaching program on.