Executive Coaching

Coaching for Leadership Development

Executive Coaching is a type of specialized coaching to help people in leadership positions improve their thinking, working and being with people. Leadership development comes from a place of being others-centered to inspire employees to follow their lead. 

It's a sacred partnership that requires a deep level of trust.

The leader must feel safe enough to uncover self-limiting beliefs or mistruths with the coach as a guide. Then, with courage and compassion from her coach, the coachee is guided through a safe passage to land. All in all, it can be an empowering experience.

The process is robust and works so well that clients say that coaching is fantastic. The reason is that coaching is honest and authentic. When the connection is confirmed, the impact is significant. That's what the goal is. Momentous change that lasts, for results that matter.

Strategic Partnership

The leadership coach and client have a confidential relationship focused on developing skills related to their goals. Skills-building typically falls within areas of building relationships or improving personal effectiveness. 

Real-Time Application and Learning

Our programs are two-fold, in that clients learn theory by applying leadership principles to current issues in real-time. Second, the combination of used approaches supported by coaching can transform ordinary managers into exceptional ones. 

Results that Matter

We've known for decades that employee engagement affects the bottom line. So much so, it's now imperative to have managers who model the way. Since 2009, A Strategic Edge Coaching has helped many managers and business owners improve their leadership skills and company results. 

Linda comes from a calm position of confidence that is appreciated. Her integrity allows you to become completely honest with her. As a result, Linda has been part of great change in my life." (Names withheld for privacy.)

Principal & CEO // Wealth Management Company

Steps to how we work


Consultation

Interested persons will book a one hour Initial Consultation with Linda via Zoom or phone to discuss needs and assess for mutual fit. To arrange, book here.

Proposal

After both parties have decided to move forward, a proposal will be offered with three options to address a range of level of needs and budget. 

Engagement

Once the contract has been signed, the coach will contact the coachee and arrange the first meeting. Early stages include setting a goal for the coaching subject to approval by her superior. The superior will be informed regarding the coachee's level of engagement and attendance, but the contents of the sessions remain confidential between coach/coachee.

Summary

At the end of the engagement, a summary of progress and goal achievement will be provided by the coach to the sponsor. In return, feedback will be requested from the coachee, the superior or the client/sponsor.

Coaching with Linda allowed me to get the crux of the issue, clarity in seeing the bigger issue. It provided the support I needed and became the impetus for taking action. I also learned tools for communicating through difficult employee issues, which was very helpful."

Director of Operations  // National Non-Profit Org.

Main Benefits

Greater Clarity

The skill of accurate situational assessment. Also, knowing when and how to shift your perspective improves creative problem solving.

Improved Efficiency

Establishing and maintaining the right focus at the right time. Less time spent correcting errors means more time to spend on priorities. 

Stronger Relationships

You see every interaction as an opportunity to build trust and respect with everyone you meet. You have strong and loyal allies. 

Business Performance

Employees see you as their role-model and copy your example. This always improves the bottom-line; sometimes exponentially. 

Career Advancement- Promotion

When you become a more capable manager, people want to leverage your influence. This invites greater responsibility and opportunity.

Peace of Mind

Felt as a sense of calm from inner connection to one's higher self and self-esteem. Seen by others as operating in a high state of flow.

Tailored products upon request

starter package

Get five hours of targeted support for a specific item (narrow focus) over a short period.

Suitable for clients who would like to test-drive the process before making a more significant commitment or clients who want to enlist support on an as-needed basis.

Coaching will take place via Zoom or telephone.

relationship builder

At the end of this six-month program, managers will have learned skills that build trusting and loyal relationships for success. They'll discover alternate approaches for different personalities. Students will understand communication protocol for verbal or written word. And how to communicate on a one-on-one basis or with a group. We'll equip them with the ability to handle any situation with greater ease and produce beneficial outcomes.

The training takes place through our online program with videos, writing applications, and includes one-on-one coaching. The managers receive instruction on relevant topics, do-the-work, and apply the learning in real-time.

Coach sessions will take place by Zoom or phone.

Leadership foundations

Our exclusive 9-12 month program hones good leadership to become extraordinary. This high level coaching program encapsulates the Five Practices of Outstanding Leaders into everyday actions and behaviors. 

  1. Direction & Commitment
  2. Collaboration & Innovation
  3. Influencing Inspiration & Leadership
  4. Advocating Differences & Community
  5. Calibrating Responsibility

Coach sessions will take place by Zoom or phone.

After getting promoted, I hired Linda to help me improve my communication skills. I didn't have time to take a course and I needed real time guidance to help me with my writing.

As a result of working together, my manager noticed a significant improvement in my written work. My main priorities were writing business cases and professional looking emails, letters and performance reviews. My boss likes the fact that he no longer has to edit what I send him.

I learned how to address a group of people among different levels of management. And how to facilitate meetings that engaged everyone in the room.

But one of the greatest benefits for me was having a safe place to detail my issues, concerns and find solutions.  I learned a lot, and would recommend her to anyone. It was great!

Regional Manager  // utility co.

Don't go it alone. Make leadership the honor it is!

The struggle is real but suffering is optional. Let us help you find joy in becoming the leader within!  

As a coach, Linda is really encouraging; when you have HR issues you have confidentiality issues. It was so nice to have someone safe to talk with and sort things out. Linda had a way of wrapping everything up neatly at the end. Coaching was an excellent fit for our entire organization. It helped me out in so many ways." (Names withheld for confidentiality reasons.) 

regional director // international cancer foundation

Hi,

I'm Linda Reddin

If you're ready to make a real change, let's have a conversation. Chances are good that I can help you go where you need to go. Your future awaits your direction. Book a free consultation to get started.

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