The Power of Executive Coaching

Harnessing the power of executive coaching to reach peak performance

An Executive Coach Can Help Boost Your Leadership and Success

Achieving peak performance and effective leadership begins with the transformative process of self-discovery, while investing in inner work. We are here to guide and support you as you overcome limiting beliefs, doubts and fears to master your life through self-awareness and gain access to your full potential in business and in life.

It’s no secret that high levels of stress can lead to anxiety, depression, insomnia, loss of focus and disruptive leadership. Our executive coaching approach has proven time and again to restore calm and focus, improve communication and create a sustainable work-life balance.

Whether you’re a ceo, vice president, executive, business owner, manager, team leader, entrepreneur or in another position of power the stakes for achieving peak performance are always high and the learning never stops.

There is power in having an executive coach by your side. Not only does it show that you and your company are investing in personal development, but it is also a proactive approach to the changing times we live in.

A coaching engagement with an Integrative executive coach represents the next step in your personal transformation, supporting your development, expansion and integration of consciousness. Guiding you along your journey of empowerment, alignment, connection and Being. 

An executive coach will help you:

  • Gain empowerment and focus
  • Tap into your unlimited potential
  • Become an effective leader
  • Dissolve conflict and inspire others
  • Gain new perspectives, insight and clarity
  • Enhance your powers of negotiation and
    persuasion
  • Achieve ultimate meditation
  • Develop empathy and deeper connections

Our Executive Coaching Approach

Let’s begin a powerful and transformative journey together, harnessing the practices of meditation and self-mastery to reach peak performance. Invest in yourself, your team and your business.  Our integrative approach to helping you on your journey to self-awareness and success incorporates powerful and liberating tools such as:

Reveal
the extraordinary

Help you focus your self-awareness, direct your thinking, gain clarity in situations, and overcome stress to reach the extraordinary.

Unlock unlimited potential

Transformation and peak performance come from walking a journey within. We are here to guide and help you develop the skills you need to deal with complex decision making and help you access your untapped potential through executive coaching.

Leave a lasting
legacy

The work you do today, can have lasting positive effects on your life, your business and your team. The decision to work from within is yours.

Who should hire an Executive Coach?

“It’s lonely at the top” and sometimes good support is hard to come by when everyone wants a piece of you. If you want to maintain a continued and sustained growth pattern then you should hire an executive coach.

Top 3 reasons coaches are engaged

1. Develop high potentials or facilitate transition…48%

2. Act as a sounding board…26%

3. Address derailing behaviour…12%

Reference from a Harvard Business Review

Frequently Asked Questions about Executive Coaching

Usually the core aspect of executive coaching is that individual being coached (known as the coachee) is an executive. The coachee is someone in a leadership position with the responsibilities and commitments that go along with that. Executive coaching is also known as high-performance or peak-performance coaching, is about exploring, and discovering the authentic self of the individual, revealing in the process unconscious emotions, beliefs, and thought patterns that might be blocking them from reaching their full potential. This type of coaching is not only useful in the workplace but also serves to enhance your personal life. Kilburg defines executive coaching as a “helping relationship formed between a client who has managerial authority and responsibility in an organisation and a consultant who uses a wide variety of behavioural techniques and methods to assist the client to achieve a mutually identified set of goals …” (Kilburg, 2007, p. 28)

Executive coaching is about challenging and supporting executives and leaders to help them clear perceptual distortions, build their skills, improve their performance in a balanced way that will ultimately lead to the fulfilment of their vision and increase their resilience to rising levels of stress and overwhelm. These goals are usually related to the organisation sponsoring the coaching but can include the transition of the coachee leaving the organisation too.

There are many layers to coaching from the most basic of overcoming performance issues, dealing with new level of relationship dynamics, learning how to deal with increased levels of stress and discovering deeper layers to themselves by revealing their hidden aspects and blind spots.

Industry professionals are increasingly turning to executive coaches for leadership development, peak performance training and support during the transformative process of self-discovery.

Whether you’re a business owner, manager, team leader or entrepreneur the stakes are always high and learning never stops. There is always something new to incorporate; new strategies and perspectives, different customer types to consider and employees to motivate.

Integrative Executive Coaching teaches you how to deal with complex decision making by understanding yourself and others; your strengths and weaknesses, limiting beliefs and your untapped potential.

If you’re in search of guidance around how you can advance and excel as a human being, not only in your career or business but throughout your life, then what you’re looking for is an executive coach.

You will learn how to focus your awareness, direct your thinking, gain clarity in situations, and overcome stress. You’ll also be equipped to apply what you’ve learned, both in your professional and personal life. The success you’ll achieve is only limited by the level in which you are willing to commit.

Commitment to the process will lead you to:

  • Build Emotional Resilience
  • Manage Stress
  • Stop Overthinking
  • Navigate Career Changes
  • Overcome Setbacks
  • Dissolve Inner Conflict

One of the biggest obstacles an executive coach faces is often the time it takes for the client to open up, let their defences down and share honestly. It is totally natural for most people to want to hide their so called vulnerabilities and weaknesses. This is something that we have all learnt how to do. We hide behind a mask and this is the first layer an executive coach will encourage you to lower. This isn’t always conscious, many of our defenses are unconscious and were created for good reason in early childhood, however now as adults those very same defenses can become the obstacles that limit our success lie.

So, the best way to prepare for your first session is to start by writing down everything you would like to work on, change or improve, those things that you believe are standing in your way and share that with your executive coach in your first session.

Also approach the coaching process with an open mind and an attitude of commitment. To tap into your unlimited potential, you will need to invest in and commit to the process of transformation. Your executive coach is there to help you, so being completely open and honest is only going to help you.

An executive coach acts as your sounding board, motivator and accountability partner. Coaching empowers you to find the answers within yourself by your coach asking you the right questions and helping you shifting your perspective and discover new opportunities. 

Coaching for executives and business owners are important because it gives you a greater sense of meaning and fulfilment, which is a fundamental driver in our life. The majority of business leaders have blind spots and need an executive coach to shine a light on those problem areas so you can continue to grow, and your team and family can thrive. 

The integrative process usually starts with an Discovery Consultation of 40 minutes, during which we’ll establish how we’ll work together and identify the areas you want to focus on.

As your sessions progress we’ll discover what is blocking you from achieving your vision life while helping you:

  • Increase self-awareness.
  • Enhance growth opportunities.
  • Develop a harmonious relationship with people.
  • Improve conflict resolution.
  • Increased emotional intelligence and emotional management.
  • Overcome limiting beliefs and increase your confidence.
  • Resolve past traumatic patterns.
  • Grow and expand your creativity and intuition. 

Your executive coach will skillfully guide you through the many different layers of your inner world, supporting you and encouraging you along the way. We are here to help you.

The integrative approach teaches you how to master your awareness and emotions and achieve your full potential. The process is fundamentally experiential rather than intellectual, helping you reveal positive change. Lasting change can only happen through the transformative power of integrating your unconscious emotions with conscious awareness. This process will help you to fully experience the full support and power that lies within you.

Executive coaching can be considered as “the hero’s journey” as termed by Joseph Campbell. It is truly a path of opening oneself to the deeper dimensions of consciousness in a hope to discover a profoundly new way of being to bridge certain gaps and transcend challenges within an organization, the world and more importantly oneself. 

But how is this done and what actually happens in the process. Take head of the words of Beverly Sills, “there is not shortcut to any place worth going.” 
 
What happens when we open up to these deeper dimensions of consciousness? We expose ourself, our ego, our world view, to a chaos so disruptive, so disintegrating, that it threatens to unravel us to the point of madness and beyond. But this is a necessary step to if we are to “reach new shores.” If we persevere in the process and not jump out of it too soon, we will be given the keys to the universe and discover pathways where previously there were none. 
 
What in essence do we mean by deeper dimensions of consciousness? When you consider your view of the world, this includes your fundamental beliefs about your entire reality and yourself. And these two, the world and you, actually are not two, they are not separate but define and reinforce each other. This reality that we speak of is really the reality of order built by language and reason, which actually has its origins in chaos. 
 
We are stuck in the prison of our own thinking and that is why we do not see the opportunities around us. We have materialized the world, we have put blinkers on ourselves in order to calm our anxieties about the mystery of the universe we find ourselves in. The deeper dimensions help us dissolve the walls of this prison and although terrifying and often horrifying as this can be, because we have to face our own madness and even death (end of the ego self as we knew it) that very experience brings with it the dawn of the true self, our authentic self, the one that is the very origin of creativity and innovation.  
 

Of course the quick fix sounds far more appealing after that, and can give a momentary glimmer of a possibility, but nothing sustainable or transformative. That which is transformative is initially disintegrating, disruptive and deeply disturbing, only then does the new self emerge from that alchemy, the transformation of lead into gold. The hero emerges from the journey into depths with the holy grail so to speak, this is the journey your executive coach will guide you through.

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