Executive Coaches In Chicago IL
Executive Coaching FAQs
Executive coaching is ideal for high-powered executives who want to increase their performance, develop their management skills, or overcome obstacles in areas such as communication, time management, public speaking, strategic planning, confidence, or work-life balance. An executive coach will expose blind spots and challenge the executive to achieve greater levels of success.
Benefits of Executive Coaching
Company Benefits - An executive’s company can benefit from Executive Coaching by developing corporate culture, improving productivity, increasing profits, strengthening communication, and boosting company morale.
Individual Benefits - An individual can benefit from Executive Coaching by improving in the areas of leadership, communication, time management, decision making, and work-life balance.
What is an executive coach?
A common misconception about executive coaches is that they must be experts in your field. While many executive coaches possess executive leadership knowledge and experience, they need not be experts in your industry or specific role to deliver quality coaching services.
Many executives use their coach as a sounding board, a thinking partner, and an independent third-party who helps them stay focused on the most important parts of the business. In coaching, the learning and the change that people experience is much more impactful and sustainable when the coachee has come up with it on their own – when they discover it from within.
How does executive coaching work?
In 2016, reports produced by Google outlined their research into “what makes a team effective at Google”. They discovered that the most important factor that characterized the most effective teams was a term called “psychological safety” - a measure of how safe team members feel to take risks and feel vulnerable in front of each other. Psychological safety is greatly impacted by the performance of executives and leaders as evidenced by the fact that it’s common for companies to have both excellent and poor performing teams.
Having matched thousands of coaches with clients, the common thread among almost all of the executive coaching engagements Noomii has managed, is that the coaching improves psychological safety within the teams that the executives participate in.
When psychological safety is improved, all other business metrics follow, such as:
- Higher employee engagement
- Less employee turn-over
- More innovation and effective problem solving
- Increased revenue
What’s the ROI of executive coaching?
In a 2009 study conducted by the International Coach Federation, respondents of the study claimed to gain, on average, a 700% return on investment (ROI).
I’m overwhelmed and struggle to handle the demands of my role. Can an executive coach help me?
Yes. Many executive coaches work with high-level leaders to help them perform more efficiently and reduce the amount of stress they feel.
I have a high-potential employee who lacks motivation. Can I hire an executive coach for him or her?
Yes. Executive coaches are often hired by CEOs or HR managers to work with their high-potential employees to hone their skills and reach their potential.
I have great technical skills and I’ve been promoted to a managerial position. Can an executive coach help?
Yes. Executive coaches are often hired by CEOs or HR managers to work with staff that are new to management. This type of engagement is common for highly skilled personnel such as engineers, IT staff, accountants, physicians, etc.
If you are looking for an executive coach, Noomii can help:
- For individuals: get a free coach recommendation
- For businesses: schedule a free needs assessment with a Noomii coaching expert
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Teri Conrad MBA PCC CPCC BS, MBA, Certied Professional Coactive Coach
Executive Coach, Leadership Coach, Business CoachAccredited, internationally recognized life and leadership coach, specializing in leadership development, executive wellness and career/midlife transition. Motto: "Feel the Fear and Do it Anyway". See Full Profile →
Marianna Guenther BS, MBA, Strategic Intervention Coach, Robbins-Madanes Training Center and Strategic Intervention Institute, Life and Success Results Coach
Executive Coach, Leadership Coach, Life CoachInterviewed by Noomii
Marianna is an Executive Life & Success Results Coach, she helps her clients breakthrough to next level of success, create abundance, flow & clarity. See Full Profile →
Paul McBlaine MBA Accredited Coach from Institute for Executive Coaching and Leadership, Hogan Assessments Certified Level II, Six Sigma Green Belt, Lean Fundamentals
Career Coach, Executive Coach, Leadership CoachInterviewed by Noomii
I enjoy working with professionals at all levels who have a strong desire to set and achieve their goals, enhance their careers, and will take meaningful action to reach their full potential. See Full Profile →
Tiffany Green BA, MA, MBA, Master of Divinity, Licensed Professional Counselor
Executive Coach, Business Coach, Spirituality CoachI help high-achieving women thrive in their careers without sacrificing their personal lives by identifying their unique idea of success, reclaiming themselves and promoting healthy work-life balance. See Full Profile →
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Joe Kanengiser Master's Degree in Organizational Psychology/Social Work
Executive Coach, Leadership Coach, Career CoachInterviewed by Noomii
I coach emerging and established professionals, often those who work in tech and startups, to increase managerial/leadership effectiveness, as well as increasing overall fulfillment in work and life. See Full Profile →
Melissa Alvarez Mangual BA, MA, EdD in Organizational Leadership Studies, Cornell University certificate in Executive and Change Leadership, Intercultural Foundations Certificate
Leadership Coach, Business Coach, Executive CoachInterviewed by Noomii
Executives, leaders, entrepreneurs & aspiring leaders, I partner with you to get through transitions, in being more inclusive & equitable, aligning w/passion, & daring greatly to reach your goals. See Full Profile →
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Executive Coach, Entrepreneurship Coach, Life CoachI build sustainable solutions for clients' most important challenges - including business, career or life topics - by combining real world experience with my certification as an Integral Coach See Full Profile →
Matt DeYoung Business leader for 20 years; helped found 6 startups
Executive Coach, Business Coach, Leadership CoachInterviewed by Noomii
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Niquenya Collins BS, Certified Christian Life Coach
Business Coach, Entrepreneurship Coach, Executive CoachI transform dreamers into successful entrepreneurs and leaders into effective agents of change. I work with small business owners, entrepreneurs, executives, nonprofit leaders and other professionals. See Full Profile →
Tom Lemanski RAC Coaching Academy, TTI Success InsightsAffiliate Partner
Leadership Coach, Business Coach, Executive CoachSuccessful VP to C-level Executives who want to become more successful. They are willing to fully engage in a proven process to discover and overcome their intangible obstacles to achievement. See Full Profile →
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