Executive Coaching: Definition

“Executive Coaching is a facilitative one-to-one, mutually designed relationship between a professional coach and a key contributor who has a powerful position in the organization…The coaching is contracted for the benefit of a client who is accountable for highly complex decisions with wide scope of impact on the organization and industry as a whole. The focus of the coaching is usually focused on organizational performance or development, but it may also serve a personal component as well.”

Executive Coaching: Definition

“Executive Coaching is a facilitative one-to-one, mutually designed relationship between a professional coach and a key contributor who has a powerful position in the organization…The coaching is contracted for the benefit of a client who is accountable for highly complex decisions with wide scope of impact on the organization and industry as a whole. The focus of the coaching is usually focused on organizational performance or development, but it may also serve a personal component as well.”

There are four methodological factors that distinguish the coaching of super-keepers from that of other employees…
These factors are:


1. Holistic Approach
2. Deep Behavioral Insight
3. The Active Involvement of Top Corporate Executives
4. Sustained Relationships with the Coach and/or Trusted Internal Collaborator
(usually a senior human resource professional)

Our masterful coaches are vision builders and value shapers…whom enter into the learning system of a person, business, or social institution with the intention of improving it so as to impact people’s ability to perform.

In a study by Diane E. Lewis, respondents identified a variety of reasons for hiring executive coaches. The reasons cited below encompass both problem solving and developmental emphases. They could also be described as change-oriented, with an emphasis on supplementing and refocusing the participant’s skills, or growth-oriented, with an emphasis on accelerating the learning curve for high-potential or recently promoted executives. The percentage of respondents citing that particular reason is in parenthesis:

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To develop the leadership skills of high-potential individuals (86%)

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To improve the odds that newly promoted managers would be successful (64%)

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To develop management and leadership skills among their technical people (59%)

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To correct behavioural problems at the management level (70%)

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To help leaders resolve interpersonal conflicts among employees (59%)

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Step 1 – Measure Your Skills

with a Se7enalentSmart emotional intelligence or leadership assessment

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Step 2 – Raise Your Self-Awareness

during a confidential session with a Se7enSmart certified coach

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Step 3 – Create an Action Plan Together

with specific strategies to close the gaps in your skills

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Step 4 – Practice and Develop

by refining your efforts with accountability and support from your coach

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Step 5 – Prepare to Transition

by learning how to handle setbacks, when to retest your skills, and how to hold your gains

Whether you seek confidential help getting started, specific guidance for one person, follow-on coaching for a group, or executive coaching as part of a larger learning and development initiative, Se7enSmart’s Coaching Process provides comprehensive guidance for people working on their emotional intelligence and leadership skills.

Executive Coaching

Great coaching comes from a complete understanding and skilful application and command of the coaching process. This set us apart from all other coaches. The trust we inspire in our coaching relationships is picked up somewhere in the clients brain and this 100% confidence inspires greater actions by our clients.
Our executive coaching links personal development with your role requirements skills and your business needs. Our coaching is a strengths based, where your talents and strong skills are focused upon, while we develop a clear understanding of your values, and purpose. We positively challenge mind-set and we go green for a growth mind-set enabling a richer field of possibility. Through the process you learn new skills, developing new avenues for discovery for a more fulfilling career, and balanced personal life.
Change is the only absolute certainty. Intellectually you know it going to be good for you, however your emotional awareness means you have to find your way to connect change to the outcome you desire. Motivation is a neuro-chemical-electrical brain circuit, and should not be necessary to set up success. The science of success is based on a clear hierarchy of your personal values as linked to your roles in life and career. The science axiology feeds your wellbeing in all the se7en areas of your life bringing a wellness to your ability to keep getting the results you desire in a consistent and on-going way.
There is a high personal cost when relationships and your role may be in conflict with your values. Turning on a deliberate active choice actions which are value lead, will inspire you to authentic actions and behaviours. Life decisions become better informed with a clarity that inspires powerful internal instructions that lead to more positive purposeful actions making change easier, and longer lasting.

Coaching areas for Executives in 2017

Self- expression- emotional agility, assertiveness, confidence, attitude, people management.

Well-being- wellness and balance in the se7en key areas of life, enabling balance and fulfilment in worklife.

Time and Energy management- procrastination/action, impulse control, objectivity.

Communication- empathy, non-verbal value based understanding of others.

Peak performance- flexibility in teamwork, stress tolerance

Personal development-sustainability, strengths/weaknesses, and blindspots.

Leadership tomorrow requires a skills set of social skills, collaboration, team and culture building, and resilience. An Emotional Intelligence reality check.

Powerful Questions- The Power of your Genius, we help you awaken your wisdom and get on track with what’s important in your life!

What do you perceive as your greatest advantage over disadvantage? Selective biased attention filters your life by the lens of your values…

How specifically is what I am about to do in work or study going to help me fulfil my top three highest values?

Can you see the relationship between both, what are the links?

And do your behaviours need to be reset to match your highest values?


Power of business, and success- your job and duties needs to be engaging you…..how specifically are these tasks fulfilling my highest values? Link to values – on the way, not in the way… how much meaning ,how much does each task produce per hour. Majoring in minor things instead of prioritizing actions that inspire you and creates the most return.

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