Executive Coaching is a powerful, professional partnership that focuses on clients taking action toward the realization of their vision, goals, or desires.  Executives are using coaches to inspire them to go beyond the ordinary, to bring out their best.



Using coaching techniques, Kathryn helps her clients:

  • Clarify the vision of what they really want
  • Set effective goals and priorities that honor their values
  • Devise action plans and strategies to get results
  • Move through obstacles, difficulties and procrastination
  • Keep focused, productive and on track
  • Create a more balanced, fulfilling life day-by-day while working toward goals
  • Achieve faster and greater results

In coaching, both the coach and the client are peers in the process.  The coach is not an advice-giver with all the answers; rather, coaching is a partnership in discovery.  By intensely listening, asking effective questions, and offering sincere encouragement, the coach facilitates the process for the client to learn his or her own answers and then to take responsibility for acting on them. Coaching is the truest form of empowerment.


Benefits to Companies that
Provide Coaching

Benefits Realized by Employees as a
Result of Coaching

  • Increased productivity
  • Improved working relationships with direct reports
  • Higher quality
  • Improved working relationships with immediate supervisors
  • Organizational strength
  • Increased teamwork
  • Improved customer service
  • Better working relationships with peers
  • Reduced customer complaints
  • Higher job satisfaction
  • Executive retention
  • Conflict reduction
  • Cost reductions
  • More organizational commitment
  • Bottom-line profitability
  • Better working relationships with clients

Each new client relationship starts with a 2-hour Discovery Session.  Part of the Discovery Session includes designing the alliance between the executive/client, coach, and manager of the client being coached (if appropriate), in order to develop a sense of trust.  Confidentiality is crucial to the success of a coaching relationship. This process includes outlining the accountabilities and measurements for improvement that would satisfy the needs of the manager while at the same time maintaining the confidential nature of the coaching relationship for the executive/client.

Once the Discovery Session is complete the coaching sessions begin. There are three sessions per month held via telephone. Each session lasts 45 minutes. To ensure impact, a minimum commitment of three months is required.  Six months is highly recommended.

Executive Coaching unlocks potential and maximizes performance, at both the individual and organizational levels. Conducted one-on-one in a completely confidential environment, Executive Coaching helps people gain clarity, remove self-imposed limitations, and increase their self-reliance so they can better leverage their strengths and help others to do the same.

“Recent studies show business coaching and executive coaching to be the most effective means for achieving sustainable growth, change and development in the individual, group and organization." – HR Monthly

“The results of coaching are quantitative.  Manchester Inc. recently released the results of a study that quantifies the business impact of external Executive Coaching.  The study included 100 executives, mostly from Fortune 1000 companies.  This study showed that companies that provided coaching to their executives realized improvement in productivity, quality, organizational strength, customer service, and shareholder value.  They received fewer customer complaints, and were more likely to retain executives who had been coached.  In addition, the company’s investment in providing coaching to its executives realized an average return on investment (ROI) of almost six times the cost of the coaching.” – CHOICE Magazine

Unlike typical training and development, coaching provides continuous learning and develops people to meet current and future needs.  A study done by Public Personnel Management Magazine states that “training alone increased productivity by 22.4%, but when paired with coaching, the figure soared to 88%.”

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