The demands of a fast-paced corporation or non-profit organization with all of the diverse personalities, bottom line/cost efficiency requirements and the quest for that ultimate competitive advantage and differentiation, is a demanding and challenging environment to lead in. As a leader, you need to be a strategist, “overseer”, confidant, team manager, diversity champion, team-player and coach.
How does one person embrace and engage so many different roles? How do you keep your focus on strategic plans and outcomes, community expectations and funding obligations, support employees, maintain a positive corporate or community image and do each of these well? Juggling all of these tasks while keeping current on the day-to-day demands and stresses of the organization is a huge responsibility. No small task.
The Coach is your partner to success in an environment of shifting sand. The Coach is your confidential neutral ally. You deserve the time and space necessary to sort through priorities and plan for the future. To be the best manager you can be you need to be able to step back, re-evaluate and alter your perspective.
It is only from a different point of reference that you can truly create new and innovative ideas and strategies designed to support success for you and those who rely on you. The “1000 foot view” is the best way to prevent a short-sighted response to the challenges you are facing everyday.
Coaching is the tool to take you there.