In these uncertain times, the demand for bold, inclusive, and purpose-driven leadership is stronger than ever. When leadership coaching aligns with your organization’s goals, it has the potential to create lasting change, impacting leaders at all levels and promoting innovation and inclusivity.
Being at the helm of a founder-led company, I understand the pivotal role that founders can play in supporting new leadership, especially within the boardroom. To achieve this, these leaders should be open to coaching themselves.
In this edition of “This Week in Consulting,” we delve deep into the world of coaching, exploring what makes executive coaching effective for both organizations and individuals. We’ll also discuss the types of leadership programs companies should consider investing in and take a closer look at how Artificial Intelligence (AI) is reshaping the coaching landscape. Additionally, we’ll examine its implications for Human Resources and weigh the pros and cons of AI coaching. Is a combination of human and AI coaching the key to achieving the best results?
Join us as we navigate the ever-evolving world of coaching through a collection of insightful articles. We eagerly await your feedback and are excited to engage in a meaningful dialogue about the future of coaching in the business world.
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This week’s must read
Join in this edition of This Week in Consulting, we delve deep into the world of coaching, exploring what makes executive coaching effective for both organizations and individuals.
This Heidrick and Struggles article delves into the perennial quest for exceptional leaders within companies. Coaching, often underused and misapplied, can be a solution when three key criteria align, resulting in lasting impacts on leadership development.
This week’s media
Michael Neuendorff introduces coaching as distinct from therapy, mentorship, training, or counselling. It centers on dialogue for enhancing leadership, career, and workplace happiness. Coaching involves discussing recent and current experiences, and high-stakes situations, and exploring new leadership approaches. Neuendorff emphasizes confidentiality and limited sponsor sharing for coaching newcomers.
This article from CCI Consulting examines how Artificial Intelligence (AI) is reshaping the coaching industry, with a focus on its impact on Human Resources. It assesses the pros and cons of AI coaching, suggesting a combined approach for optimal results.
In an era of profound change and uncertainty, Kornferry’s article emphasizes the necessity of courageous, inclusive, and purpose-driven leadership. Employee coaching, when aligned with organizational goals, enables scalable and enduring transformation, impacting leadership at all levels and fostering innovation and inclusivity.
Keogh Consulting delves into executive coaching, highlighting its personal and professional development aspects, complementing training programs, yielding improved performance, decision-making, and impressive organizational benefits. The article advises selecting coaches aligned with specific needs.
This Spencer Stuart article delves into the changing role of founders in founder-led companies, emphasizing self-awareness, proactive development, and seamless leadership transitions. It highlights founders’ responsibility to support new leadership and define their future roles, especially within the board, for enduring success.
This week’s consulting news selection
Stephen Sunderland, a Partner at L.E.K. Consulting, is the new Head of Asia-Pacific. He leads healthcare practice, succeeding Nick Holder, focusing on growth and client success.|
HLB partners with Client Culture to enhance client services and staff well-being, aligning with their growth goals in the professional services sector.|
Archus opens the Toronto office, appoints Christine Chadwick as Managing Director for Archus Canada. Her 30+ years of healthcare experience will drive consultancy in Canadian healthcare.|
Lisa Heacock appointed Grant Thornton LLP’s new market managing partner for Portland and Seattle, bringing 25 years of diverse audit and advisory experience.|
Laurent is the Chairman and Co-founder of Consulting Quest. Focused on greater value creation, and being thoroughly familiar with Consulting, Laurent has sourced and sold millions of dollars worth of Consulting over the course of his career. Prior to joining Consulting Quest, Laurent was Executive Vice President Oil and Gas at Solvay and Senior Partner Transformation at Oliver Wyman.