Why might you consider hiring a coach for someone in your organisation?
Underpin a change programme.
Support for talented individuals facing broader managerial responsibility
Achieve a better return from spending on training.
Address performance issues in a previously high performing executive
Check out the level of commitment from someone professing to want career progress
To ‘onboard’ a key new hire.
In recognition that self-limiting beliefs can undermine diversity objectives
As a response to any of the scenarios below.
Why might you consider using a coach yourself?
Something or someone (maybe yourself) is preventing you being the best you can be.
You have been thrown in the deep end and feel ill equipped.
You are moving to your first multi-disciplinary role and away from your strong specialism.
You are unclear on what basis your performance is being assessed.
New boss is hard to ‘read’
Some of your direct reports are going their own way unlike your previous team
You are not sure how to address what appears to be a lack of recognition
Your boss is a bully.
No one inside your organisation is supporting your personal development.
It is hard to prioritise your efforts in a complex role.
Work pressure is affecting home life.
You have heard that coaching behaviour is generally effective in any organisation.