Frequently Asked Questions about Managing Director: Interviews
Because of the growth in executive director training, many leaders consider whether training is right for them. To provide a broad perspective on philosophy, processes and benefits of executive training, I interviewed three independent executive coaches, one sales assistant and two managers at America Online and Capital One, to lend their perspective on some asked questions about executive training.
Dr Cutts: What is your definition of executive training?
"Training has become a major development of investment in leadership development and prerequisites of high technology, potential managers, managers and employees across the diversity of industries, enhancing organizational efficiency." (Madelyn Clark-Robinson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Implementation Policy mclark-robinson @ comcast.net )
"Coach is a qualified motivator and one who asks challenging questions." (Supervisor Angela Ingram, Managing Director and CEO, The Ingram Consulting Group, Inc. Consultla@aol.com ]
"The coach does not provide expert advice but gives the director's responsibility to be responsible for the CEO's goals and objectives." (Don Sloane, Chief Executive Officer and CEO, Sloane Group, Inc. Don@thesloanegroup.com ])
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Dr. Clips: What are some typical reasons why anyone can hire a manager of a coach?
Ingram: Some of the reasons people come to me include: job search, career transition, personal transformation and sometimes sounding ideas or difficult situations at work. There are times that I simply use as a confidant for customers to explore new things in life.
Sloan: Managers come to me to increase self-awareness, to enhance current ability or to organize success – "What do I want to do next with my life professionally and personally?".
Clark-Robinson: The companies I work with are interested in and committed to maintaining success and knowing how cruel are in that plan.
Dr Cutts: What are the benefits of working with a coach manager?
"I achieved a holistic approach to my business and personal life. I learned to release more, let other people (Marc S., VP, AOL Inc.)
" My manager has been a great sounding table to help me to frame what I personally look for in my work and help me align my goals with Capital One & # 39; s goal. make our common goal of organizational barriers that address these vulnerabilities.
Dr Cutts: What do managers consider when choosing a coach?
"First and foremost, I looked at someone who had a background in organizational psychology and experience in counseling to develop self-awareness and control with administrative effects. "(Richard C.)
" I looked at experience, personality, understanding of business and personal aspects, preferably Africa-to understand the individual needs of the Black Executive. "(Marc S.)
" The most important thing to look for when choosing a coach is someone you find easy to connect and create the most powerful partnership.
Dr Cut: What is your philosophy of training?
Ingram: My belief in each person is what causes me to work With customers. We are all good at something, and some of us have eyes to see "married" and "# 39; and can call these gifts from others to serve the world at great depths.
Sloan: The Training Association is not a treatment, it is a relationship where a trainer advocates the client by providing clear, honest and timely comments but always maintaining the customer's dignity. Training is forward-looking; where is the customer now, where they want to be, what's the way to get there up to now how does the client go where they are now
Collins: Give a man what he eats today. Learn a man to hunt …. My mother has always said that you teach your children all you do not want them to do – and it goes. Training is similar. You want to give your customers technology to know and fix their own problems. However, there is no shame to admit that you need help again. Supported coaches are free but do not do their job.
Dr Cutts: What is your special training process?
Ingram: I do not offer a cookie creation process. Each customer is different in their need and style. I have some types I want to use and often take a few different types to meet the customer's needs. Number of meetings and frequency of meetings varies.
Sloan: The start-up meeting is face to face when possible but not required. Sessions also take place by telephone and each session is usually an hour. A minimum of three-month obligations are required.
Collins: I investigate with the customer asking what he or she thinks the problem is, and then go through a step by step about how potential sales might go. It's important to see how the customer thinks and how and why they think training will help. After that, I design a plan of action to help you achieve these goals.
Between scheduled training trips, an individual may be asked to complete specific actions that help achieve individual goals. The coach can provide additional resources in the form of relevant articles, observations, assessments or models to support the thoughts and actions of the individual.
What kind of fees should you expect to pay for executive training?
Fees for executive training range from $ 150- $ 300 to meetings. Many coaches also offer packages for 3, 6 and 12 months.
What is the typical duration of the training of the Union?
Three months a year are the average.
Dr Cutts: Do you want to recommend executive training to others and why? [IE]I would definitely recommend executive training to others for many reasons. First, it raises you to take time to understand the business and get perspective of the system where you work. awareness of what matters to you and the company. It also helps you understand how your personal weaknesses can hamper your ability to accomplish your goals in person or company.