Board Business has a simple philosophy when it comes to executive coaching – our role is to accelerate the work performance of the individual.
Our services are usually employed by organisations that want to fast track high potential people and/or give Executives or Directors new to a role every chance of early success by augmenting the organisation’s efforts with external coaching.
We only utilise the services of persons experienced in the corporate world and we hand pick the coaches who have the right skills and experience to assist the particular individual fast track their performance.
The advantage to the individual is dedicated time with an experience coach to plan for their success supported by specialist targeted feedback and clarity on what is important for the delivery of their accountabilities.
The advantage to the organisation is accelerated performance of their key executives and Directors, internal capability development to support succession planning and the development of coaching capability within the organisation.
We use a coach/consulting style which is targeted, rigorous and challenging and focuses on the issues that are the most important for organisational and individual success. Our goal is to ensure success in the current role and, if appropriate, prepare for succession by providing a safe experienced audience that will test, support, challenge and hold to account.
Coach consulting is a combination of reflective coaching (i.e. encouraging the individual to use their own experience to resolve an issue) and guided coaching (i.e. using also the coaches experience to resolve an issue).
The 5 C’s
Board Business has developed a coaching model to guide the professional development of high potential individuals.
The 5 C’s of accelerated performance encapsulate the key attributes of high performance leaders and is used to provide a holistic development program while targeting the high priority development issues for the individual the program.
Typical coaching assignments include:
- Accelerate the development and performance delivery of a high potential leader
- Coach an up and coming leader to be succession ready to meet future business succession requirements
- Coach executives to perform well in market competitive recruitment process for internal promotion role
Coach a Chairman or Director to maximise their effectiveness with the Board and Executive.
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