Navigating uncertainty as a CEO can be a challenging task. With so many variables and unknowns in today’s business world, it can be difficult to know which direction to take. That’s where experienced executive leadership coaches come in.
As a coach, I am busier now than ever before because leaders are searching for someone who has been through similar situations, someone who can look beyond the day-to-day operations, and help guide them through uncertain times.
Here are some important ways I know I am helping my clients:
Pointing out Blindspots: A leadership coach can help CEO’s identify blind spots. These are areas of the business that leaders may not be aware of or may not fully understand. For example, a coach may help a CEO identify a gap in their leadership team or a weakness in the company’s sales strategy. By pointing out these blind spots, coaches can help leaders make necessary changes and improve their overall performance.
Helping Think Through Strategies: A leadership coach can help leaders develop a clear vision for the future and create a plan to achieve it. They can also help leaders identify potential obstacles and develop contingencies to overcome them. This can be a valuable resource for CEOs as they navigate an uncertain business environment.
Challenging Their Thinking: A leadership coach plays an important role in challenging leaders’ thinking. They can help leaders question their assumptions and biases, and encourage them to consider new perspectives. This can be particularly valuable in times of uncertainty, when leaders may be reluctant to take risks or try new things. By challenging their thinking, coaches can help leaders see opportunities where they may not have before and make bold decisions.
Gaining a Broader Perspective: A leadership coach can help leaders step back and see the situation from a different angle, providing a broader perspective that can help leaders make more informed decisions. They can also help leaders identify patterns and trends that might not be immediately obvious, which can be crucial in a fast-moving business environment. By having a broader perspective, coaches can help leaders make more strategic decisions that are better suited to the current business climate.
Taking Them to the Next Level: A leadership coach can help leaders identify areas for improvement and develop a plan to achieve their goals. They can also provide feedback and support to help leaders achieve their full potential. This can be especially important for CEOs, who are often under intense pressure to perform.
In conclusion, by working with a leadership coach, CEOs can gain valuable insights, develop new skills, and improve their overall performance. With the right coach, a CEO can navigate uncertainty and achieve success.
Lead From Within: Leadership coaching is about unlocking a person’s potential to become the best version of themselves.
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The Leadership Gap
What Gets Between You and Your Greatness
After decades of coaching powerful executives around the world, Lolly Daskal has observed that leaders rise to their positions relying on a specific set of values and traits. But in time, every executive reaches a point when their performance suffers and failure persists. Very few understand why or how to prevent it.
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Of Lolly’s many awards and accolades, Lolly was designated a Top-50 Leadership and Management Expert by Inc. magazine. Huffington Post honored Lolly with the title of The Most Inspiring Woman in the World. Her writing has appeared in HBR, Inc.com, Fast Company (Ask The Expert), Huffington Post, and Psychology Today, and others. Her newest book, The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness has become a national bestseller.