An Introduction to Coaching-In-Action
Where does it hurt? Or: Why do you need Coaching-In-Action
- A business challenge: You need to mobilize your organization for winning a whole new game.
- A leadership challenge: You need to change or upgrade the quality of your game. Your need whole new skill-sets as a leader and manager.
- A team challenge: You need to rally your team to meet an extraordinary opportunity in national or international markets.
- Lack of succession plan. You need to develop leaders around you to prepare for the future.
- Lack of results: You need to boost productivity or increase customer satisfaction.
- Lack of vision or strategy: You or your team to to align on a focused future.
- Lack of trust. You sometimes wish you had a thinking partner with whom you can discuss anything and who’s 100% committed to your success.
What can “Coaching-In-Action” do for you? Or: what’s the value-add (ROI)?
- It is a tailored process that fosters breakthroughs in the client’s ability to lead.
- It builds a leadership and coaching culture in the organization.
- It provides practical leadership tools that last.
- It makes the client unstoppable: able to turn any breakdown into a breakthrough (in cost, speed or quality).
- And it does all this in the action of achieving a targeted business challenge.
Participants’ results typically amount to many multiples of the investment. One client grew by 7% when the industry contracted by -1%. Another developed his collaborative skills, brought to market new products that did not exist before, and met his goal of €5 million. Another expanded funds by 1,000%.
What does “Coaching-In-Action” cover?
- The program depends on client’s objectives. Typically programs are 6-12 monthly coaching sessions and 6-12 monthly coaching calls.
- Leadership can be learned, but it takes 6-12 months to sustain new behaviors and new skills in the action.
- Day 1: Draft vision. Commit to strategic intent.
- Day 2: Diagnosis (missing/blockages/opportunities). Self-assessment. 360% feedback.
- Day 3: Leadership and/or coaching breakthrough.
- Days 4-11. Customized work sessions based on Days [COPY CAN’T BE READ] and on the Global Leader Pyramid™ (e.g. self-awareness, relationships, vision, strategy, action; breakdown to breakthrough).
- Day 12. Sustainability. Next steps.
Who is “Coaching-In-Action” for?
- CEOs and senior business executives.
- Entrepreneurs and company founders.
- Senior government, military, or nonprofit officers.
- Executive teams.
- Boards of directors.
- Small and medium enterprises.
Who are the coaches?
- They are practitioners with solid track-records of enhancing clients’ performance.
- They have demonstrated a firm grasp of both teaching and living our methodology in action.
- They are 100% committed to participants’ success.
- They are coached by our CEO, Peg Thatcher.
What do clients say?
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What makes Coaching-In-Action different?
- Many conventional programs use a rigid, step-by-step blueprint not tailored to the client’s real needs.
- Many so-called coaches are either too psyhologistic (insight without action) or too external (“hit the ball” without insight). Neither approach produces sustainable leadership or productivity breakthroughs.
- Coaching-In-Action is a customized, systematic and [COPY UNREADABLE ON SLIDE] developed over 20+ years of high-performance coaching and based on Dr. Zweifel’s path-breaking books Communicate or Die: Getting Results Through Speaking and Listening and Culture Clash: Managing the Global High-Performance Team (SelectBooks Global Leader Series).
- Coaching-In-Action enables the client to produce results far beyond the program cost and develop new leadership abilities – not in an abstract program, but in action, in the course of producing extraordinary results.
What makes Swiss Consulting Group different?
Australian and USA-based performance management and coaching company with coaches/trainers and facilitators available throughout the world.
|Conventional Approaches||SCG Approach|
|Rigid blueprints ignore opportunities||Catalytic actions for systemic change|
|People treated as objects or obstacles||People are the solution and the key agents|
|Good analysis but lack of follow-up||Focus on hands-on actions and results|
|Quick-fix attitude at symptom level||Attacking the roots of problems|
|Fragmentation and cultural clashes||Full communication. Differences are contributions|
|Non-specific, cumbersome solutions||Details are integral to the solution|
|Theory and planning, but status quo||Breakthrough results|
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