Miles LeHane’s approach to Coaching begins with a structure that is customized and balanced to focus on the mutually ‘contracted’ success objective agreed to by the Stakeholder (usually the employer), the Participant (Executive or Manager), and the Coach.
Miles LeHane works with Four Coaching Models
Coaching for Strategic Projects:
Focus on defined projects where the senior leader requires a confidant to strategies and explore options. Usually quantified with a specific end goal, this coaching is designed to eliminate undesirable consequences and focus on the total leadership team. This coaching approach lends itself to merger/acquisitions and/or restructuring.
Coaching for Leadership:
Focus on leadership support at the top of an organization. The higher one goes up the corporate ladder, the fewer peers there are to whom an executive can turn for support. The old adage, ‘It’s lonely at the top,’ certainly applies here. Our Coaches become the support base for the executive’”exploring the issues with which the executive must deal.
Coaching for Development and Success:
Focus on current or future assignments or opportunities. This is an undertaking to ‘groom’ an executive for that next step. We all have our strengths and weaknesses. Our coaches explore with the executive which attributes helped get him or her to their present position, and what attributes might be or have been a potential anchor to hold them in place. ‘Accentuating the positive’ is the thrust of this model.
Coaching for Performance:
Focus on enhancement for current and future challenges. Does a manager have a rough spot to be smoothed out before he or she is ready for that next advancement? This model addresses a single issue’”a weakness’”a flaw that needs to be explored in depth, whether it is a personal characteristic that needs to be changed or a business skill that needs to be improved or altered.
Other Coaching Services:
- Business Management Coaching / Remote: A Focus is on providing tactical support to a field operations manager.
- Group Coaching: Change management is a typical driver for this coaching model.
- Business Unit / Team Coaching: Team effectiveness especially with a senior manager or acquisition assimilation influences the coaching model and approach.
- Retirement Coaching: Transitioning to an encore career or a new life style.
- Assimilation Coaching: A fast track support for the new executive team member.
- Career and Life Balance Coaching: Supporting personal management of balance.
Dimensions of Leadership
Leadership is the key to an organization’s success in the environment of change. Globalization, mergers and acquisitions, diverse workforces, virtual teams, and leaner resources exact increasing pressures and new challenges unknown to previous generations of leaders. The new business environment has left many organizations without the bench strength and talent base to develop leadership positions. As competition raises the bar on expectations, an organization’s team must be able to respond effectively to that challenge.
Our Process Approach
Develop a Customized Process‘”that is the key to our approach. Not simply a program off the shelf, but a customized program to meet Stakeholders’ needs.
‘Contract for Success‘ is established between the Stakeholder, the Participant and the Coach, by in-depth exploration of the issues prior to starting the coaching activity.
Many professional athletes use a personal coach to help them fine-tune their skills. Should it be any different in the world of business? Having a coach is an essential ingredient for any successful organization in a fast-paced, ever-changing business environment. Our more than 15 years of coaching experience allows our coaches to effectively impact professional development for your current and future leaders.