Advantages of Leadership Coaching
Exclusive benefits and advantages of leadership coaching are wide-reaching and positively influence the business, shareholders, and board members of the organization. The business investment simply makes cents. A well versed leader can lead priorities forward and add value to the bottom line which can be measured by the number of people helped or revenues generated. There are numerous benefits of leadership coaching.
Today, innovation happens quickly and new methods of responding are required. Competitive advantages can evaporate quickly with new regulations or internal business challenges unless the right systems are in place. Leadership excellence is a competitive advantage which has been well documented. Leadership influences people and people are the life blood of the organization. Leadership coaching invigorates leadership and provides creative ways to sharpen the leader within and maximize employee production. If the organization is not moving in the right direction, then the reality is that people are disengaged. The majority of employees who quit, quit on their managers and the largest cost for an organization is an employee who does not produce. Leadership coaching identifies the irregularities from an external view and provides real-time feedback using leadership-based expertise grounded in organizational psychology.
Leadership has been around since the beginning of time and leadership is one of the most debated topics which is marginally understood. If you think that you are leading an organization and there is nobody following you then you have to know that you are taking a walk by yourself. When you set out to coach leaders, there are a few challenges that are faced and they are different from other types of coaching. This is because of the wide variety of leadership philosophies and everybody in a management position considers themselves as a leader.
Position leadership is anointed to the person who holds the position and with higher ranking positions comes greater levels of power. A position leader is a leader who is listed on the organizational chart, but a genuine leader with the right intangibles can be hiding within the organization. Values and leadership go hand in hand. A person usually leads with their heart in collaboration with their mind which is the center of their values. When talking to prospective clients, it is vital to ensure that values are in sync to build a bond of trust forming a strong partnership that transcends situations.
If you want to be a leadership coach it is a must that you have passion for people and for leadership. It is a must that you know what really motivates your clients and what motivates the people they are going to be leading. A leadership coach that is not passionate will not thrive as a leadership coach due to their lack of intensity. Leadership coaches know how they can identify real leaders in an organization and they can identify values that the leaders possess. They know how they can identify skills and how they can build upon those abilities.
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Keith Lawrence Miller, MA – Executive Career Coach
Board Certified Coach, Columbia Alumni Career Coach, ICF Certified & Credentialed Coach, MA Organizational Psychology from Columbia University
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Leadership coaching is dedicated to enhancing leadership skills and abilities by enhancing the leader within. Targeting and understanding the underlying processes that dictate behavior creates a necessary awareness that enables superior leadership. All leadership is not equal and the correct developmental process separates the good from the great. Our leadership coaching processes develop great leaders.
This blog is a free service offered to touch the lives of developing leaders. We believe that everyone is capable of being a leader and that leadership begins with leading the self. The material we offer goes above and beyond the generic leadership content found on other leadership sites such as mission, vision, and tactics of leadership. Rather, we expand on these processes and include the real human aspect and psychological foundation of making a connection that by association inspires followers to go above and beyond what is required. Additionally, these writings are geared to elicit behaviors that make leaders more follower-friendly, and attempt by diffusion, to refine the skills needed to lead successfully.