The focus of Transformational Coaching is typically less about the ‘doing’ aspects of leadership and more about ‘being’ as a leader. It aims for deep reflection and profound changes in how a leader thinks, feels and acts, especially regarding:
- Their ‘world-view’ (how they see themselves and experience their external environment)
- How they ‘show up’ as a leader in terms of their identity, purpose and relationship patterns
- Creating a radical shift in the way they operate and lead change.
Transformational Coaching can be helpful in situations where a leader is under pressure to make a step-change in their approach to a situation and where they do not have the luxury of time to engage in incremental personal development.
In today’s fast-changing business environment, this type of coaching has tremendous relevance and appeal, especially for senior leaders. The consequence of slow personal adaptation and change can be career-limiting, even for the most well-intentioned executive