BUSINESS

Why hire an executive coach?

Staff Writer
Columbus CEO
Ann Gallagher, owner of Gallagher Consulting Group

According to the International Coach Federation, executives and organizations retain business coaches for a range of goals and needs:

  • CEOs, executives, managers and other professionals who would like a coach
  • Initiative to prevent and/or cure burnoutamong management and employees
  • Support in the following:
    • Strategic planning
    • Process re-engineering or creating a compelling vision
    • Launching and developing teams
    • 360-degree reviews
  • Entrepreneurs & startups
  • Owners or managers of small companies
  • Professionals in private practice
  • Executives thinking of leaving companies and launching a business
  • People in career transition
  • People with a big career decision to make
  • People in a corporate job or considering one
  • People struggling with the decision of whether to stay in a corporate job or choose another option
  • Support on the following:
    • The changing expectations of employees & employers
    • Trends in the workplace
    • Values and issues of loyalty & security
    • Specific evaluation criteria for your company, your future, and your career satisfaction
    • Determining your readiness to strike out on your own or look for another career

Source: The International Coach Federation