Business today moves faster and is much more complex than ever before. Business professionals are required to achieve maximum productivity in ambiguous and unpredictable situations. New skills are in constant demand and learning agility is one of the success factors in both career development and business success
Coaching as part of a learning solution enhances the learning and development process, increases self-awareness and stimulates long term development. It also contributes to the transfer of learning by improving leadership effectiveness and impact. By identifying and focusing on specific skills, coaching helps transform the individual’s abilities and produces a rapid shift in behaviors in the workplace.
We can provide a wide scope of services to support this effort, from 1-1 coaching, team coaching, providing coaching skills to leaders and training staff to take on internal coaching and mentoring responsibilities.
Good coaching challenges assumptions, provides space for reflection and gives safety for exploration and innovation. Embedding the language of coaching and asking powerful questions can create the right environment for your business leaders to grow and achieve results.
Senior leaders and executives often benefit from a longer coaching relationship that focuses on developing specific leadership behaviors or thinking. Our Executive Coaches can work with you on your personal style as a leader, challenging you to examine your beliefs and approach to your leadership, and helping you to create a style that will build your business.
The transition to management is sometimes a difficult one, even for top performers. We can assist your young leaders take on expanded roles or prepare for advancement. Improve management styles, communication skills, mindset and personal effectiveness.
Moving to a new country can be a big challenge: a foreign language, new customs and new ways of working can impact the performance of even the most effective leaders and managers. Our local experts can ease the transition to the new culture and help maintain productivity and reduce culture shock.
When a group of employees all attend a training program together, they often benefit from taking the concepts from their training program forwards together. Our program-related group coaching works best for groups of 4-6 people who collectively work on their personal development and work together to achieve specific business outcomes.
Quite often new project managers are assigned to projects as a result of great technical competence. However these high performers sometimes get overwhelmed by the new challenges of dealing with team members’ personalities, managing vendors and reporting to clients and upper level management. Our experienced senior project managers can bring perspective and help avoid some of the most common mistakes.
Transitioning from using a waterfall methodology to an Agile method like Scrum can be a bit tricky. The team structure is unique and the planning and estimating methods are totally different from the traditional approach. This is where an Agile coach can be essential to enjoying the benefits of switching methods.