Our CEO Julia Lindsay recently spoke to livemint about how to select the right executive coach to ensure success.
“The first basic rule is making sure that the executive is ready and willing to be coached. Second, executives should be allowed to choose who they want to work with.
While great chemistry forms the foundation of a good coaching relationship, good credentials, certifications and specific areas of expertise are an important part of the mix. The other key factor is relatability: Leaders want coaches they can relate to at a professional level. Top-tier business schools that run integrated executive leadership programmes now offer services of executive coaches who are often alumnis or have worked in the corporate sector, making them better placed to appreciate business challenges a leader might face.”
The article, written by independent strategy professional and executive coach Ruchira Chaudhary, also looks at some of the research into the effectiveness of executive coaching and highlights practical ways to get the most from your coach.
You can read the full article here:
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