Feeling like a caged bird in your leadership role? You don’t have to stay stuck in your gilded cage. With executive coaching, you can spread your wings and soar.

As Maya Angelou said, “A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.” Let your coaching journey help you discover your unique song – the one that will set you free and help you achieve your wildest dreams.

Through the coaching process, you’ll work with a coach to define your success criteria and set personal effectiveness, relationship effectiveness, and business effectiveness goals. Think of your coach as your wingman or wingwoman, helping you navigate the tricky currents of leadership and guiding you towards your destination.

1. Personal effectiveness goals:

These are individual focussed goals and help a leader manage themselves better. These could be inherent traits that a leader wants to improve or develop. These could also involve becoming better professionals and individuals. Some examples of these are:

  • Becoming more self-aware
  • Being more confident
  • Managing emotions
  • Managing their time and priorities better
  • Overcoming behaviors like losing temper, getting irritable, etc that do not support success and growth
  • Building capacity to manage difficult situations
  • Managing job, career or organizational transitions

2. Relationship effectiveness goals:

These goals focus on how well the leader engages with the different relationships in the organization. These relationships could be with direct peers, subordinates, supervisors, or external stakeholders like customers and suppliers. These goals could include:

  • Managing power presence
  • Being a more effective team leader
  • Building emotional intelligence
  • Handling conflicts and difficult relationships
  • Managing team performance and morale
  • Build better relationships with stakeholders
  • Understanding stakeholder needs better

3. Business results:

These goals focus on how leader’s capability to manage the business. These include not only managing the present issues but preparing for the business challenges and plans to come. These goals could include:

  • Learning from success and failures
  • Reflection on upcoming plans and priorities
  • Thinking through future business goals and shifting priorities accordingly
  • Preparing the team and business for the future
  • Preparing for the future customers, stakeholders and markets.
  • Be able to take tough decisions

In conclusion, if you’re feeling stuck in your leadership role, don’t let it hold you back. As Bob Marley said, “You never know how strong you are until being strong is your only choice.” Executive coaching can be the push you need to unlock your inner strength and achieve your wildest dreams. So spread your wings and fly!