Executive Coaching

Executive Coaching is a confidential, methodology-based conversation between one or more client executives and a Coach. It is a respectful, trust-based, insightful dialog whereby Executives identify key areas in which they are holding themselves back from sustained high performance. Together the Coach and the Executive develop strategies to position the Executive for career advancement by overcoming self-limiting behaviors and thinking, working toward becoming the “complete package”.

A powerful practice for personal and professional development, coaching provides tools, methods, guidance, and ongoing support to help executives overcome a variety of challenges, achieve a higher sense of self-knowledge and executive capacity, and achieve, if not out-perform, their stated goals.

What Our Clients Have to Say

“Leslie facilitated a workshop on a complex topic and made it understandable for every level of participant. She is an excellent communicator,  skilled at reading the audience and adjusting her facilitation to deliver content in a way that people understand.  Her ability to engage the participants and generate discussion leads to great understanding by all who attend the workshops.”
Jenifer W., Program Manager, higher education
“Leslie’s executive management and mentorship was invaluable to me during my mid to late 20s. Her guidance and support provided me with the direction and perspective that I needed to navigate my career path. I am deeply grateful for her insights, advice, and mentorship, which helped me grow and develop in my career. The lessons I learned from Leslie continue to influence my professional and personal life.”
Thomas C., Deputy Executive Director, Statewide political / government relations organization
“Dave’s coaching and mentoring were instrumental in helping me “re-conceive myself” in terms of my career ambitions and the behaviors and attitudes I needed to focus on in order to be seen as an executive promotable to the highest levels of a company. I value Dave’s casual but smart style: he’s a “been there, done that” kind of mentor, but he always seemed open to learning and growing right alongside me.”
Susan T., Chief Corporate Counsel, global medical device manufacturer

“Dave has been a tremendous resource to myself and my leadership team. He weaves management consulting practices into his mentoring and coaching conversations, constantly probing and pushing us to see challenges and opportunities in new ways. He has helped us establish a common understanding of and agreement as to what great management practices and leadership principals look like, both in theory and in our day-to-day work. Our business seen significant top and bottom line improvement since Dave began working with us.”

Steve A., President, national manufacturer

“Over the past four years, Dave’s coaching and mentoring have seen me through two promotions and two significant role changes. I deeply value my relationship with Dave, who has taught me to “see myself in the room,” to honestly self-appraise and work through my limitations, keep my cool, and be a materially better colleague, manager, and leader.”

Nick V., EVP, global travel services company

“Through her coaching, Jessica enabled me to completely reframe some major challenges I had been experiencing and opened me up to a whole new raft of opportunities. Our time together was truly powerful and transformative.

GP, CEO, creative / digital agency

“Jessica’s sessions are grounded in structure and accountability, ensuring that I have left each one armed with a set of tools, learnings and actions.  I have been able to repeatedly apply what we’ve discussed together in practice, back in my working environment, and then reflect back on progress in our next meet.”

Lucy A., Start Up Founder, food-related services industry

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