Executive Coaching

Transformational Leadership Development for High Stakes Leaders

We develop high impact leaders through powerful custom designed 1:1 executive coaching. Every client is unique, every development plan is custom. Our approach, Deliberate Leadership, enables you to deliver what counts – sustained behavioral change that produces results and takes your leadership to the next level. We excel at:

  • Identifying strengths to leverage and critical areas to develop
  • Creating actionable learning plans that produce
  • Instilling mindsets, skills, and behaviors that achieve targeted goals
  • Creating a safe relationship container to practice and apply new leadership behaviors
  • Supercharging motivation and growth
  • Developing a comprehensive set of leadership skills and competencies

The Coaching Process

Accelerated Achievement through Deliberate Development

Executive coaching is a customized and confidential development partnership between you and a seasoned executive coach designed to rapidly develop your leadership toward your targeted behavioral goals.

With our Deliberate Design approach, we identify and develop the areas in your leadership that if improved, would make the biggest significant impact to your effectiveness.

Deliberate Leadership 6 Month Coaching Engagements include:

  • Confidential 1:1 executive coaching partnership
  • 360 leadership assessment and analysis
  • Actionable development planning tied to business results
  • Tools, skills and mindsets for applying action and behavior change
  • Stakeholder alignment and progress checks
  • Measurement and development tracking
  • Shadow coaching, email, text, and phone contact as needed
  • Encouragement, challenge and feedback
  • Achievement and results!

Leadership Assessment

Focus on the right thing with intelligent analysis and design

Every leader is unique, bringing their own set of gifts and challenges to the fine art of leading through others. Our job at the beginning of every client engagement is to help you understand your effectiveness by conducting an in-depth assessment of your strengths, challenges and how you impact others. We then analyze and debrief the data with you to determine the development goals that will matter the most in your leadership.

Our clients report that our analysis and recommendations are the keys to unblocking barriers, unleashing growth and taking giant leaps forward in their leadership.

Our assessments include in-depth 360 interviews to collect perceptual data and best in class leadership assessment instruments. We’re certified in a comprehensive list of assessments and are continually growing our knowledge base.

– MBTI® (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator)
– Hogan Leadership Suite
– Tracom Social Styles
– Lominger Leadership Architect & Voices 360

– Tilt 365
– Standout® Strengths
– HBDI® (Herrmann Brain Dominance)
– LAI (Leadership Assessment Instrument)
– Birkman

Common Development Themes

We’ve coached it! With over 35,000 hours of combined coaching experience SB&A coaches have coached just about every angle of leadership!

We coach senior leaders in a full array of leadership behaviors, skills and abilities. Each new role, level and scope of responsibilities asks for an additional and often new set of leadership tools, making the practice of leadership a continual demanding learning experience. We excel at creating learning containers in which leaders exceed their expectations. All of our executive coaches have coached over 10 years each.

Most common development themes:

  • Emotional and social intelligence
  • Executive presence
  • Influence
  • Communication skills (too many to list – we coach them all)
  • Feedback – both giving and receiving
  • Crucial conversations, high stakes alignment

  • Confidence building
  • Developing others
  • Stakeholder relationship building
  • Role transition – in, up or expanded
  • Vision – compelling vision and storytelling
  • Scaling up
  • Onboarding