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 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!