Leadership Coaching Services

Unlock Potential With Leadership Development Coaching

Professional leadership coaching can help foster self-understanding and drive lasting, transformational change.

Leadership coaching is one of the most effective tools available to take development to a deeper and more sustainable level — whether it’s professional leadership coaching that’s focused on the individual, or providing access to coaching across your entire organization. Coaches expand perspective, inspire, and provide challenge and support like no one else. Leadership coaching and coaching skills can both help individuals, groups, and even entire organizations to better access their full potential.

From personalized, professional leadership coaching for executives, to coaching that’s integrated into a development program, to building conversational skills and scaling a culture of feedback across the enterprise — our world-class leadership coaches and coaching skill-building programs can help your organization navigate complexity, sustain change, and improve results. Best of all, our high-impact leadership development coaching services can be delivered virtually — allowing for maximum flexibility to meet your needs. 

Our Leadership Coaching Services Make Development More Sustainable

Just as athletes benefit from coaching, so do leaders. Coaching can help uncover blind spots, strengthen leadership skills, and change behaviors that can directly impact business results. Executive leadership coaching helps support and grow leaders, especially as they transition into new roles, face new challenges, or prepare to take on more responsibilities. 

We also offer large-scale executive coaching solutions with a boutique feel. We provide global organizations with turnkey leadership coaching that includes reporting, quality management, coach supervision, and central points of contact.

Development shouldn’t end when participants finish their coursework.

Ensure the valuable lessons learned will be remembered, applied, and internalized in the months following the program with integrated coaching and leadership training

Reinforce and reaffirm skills, motivate your leaders, and speed the adoption of new habits and behaviors. Leadership coaching integrated into development multiplies the return on your investment in by increasing the likelihood of sustainable behavior change and improved performance.

So much goes into teamwork. Team member relationships, shared experiences, and interpersonal awareness all affect the effectiveness of team collaboration. 

Workplace team coaching increases self-awareness of behaviors and their impact on team dynamics, equipping teams to collaborate more effectively and take on complex challenges, together.

Partner with us for a custom team coaching engagement to enhance team effectiveness and achieve your organization’s specific needs and desired outcomes.

The culture of your organization is more powerful than your strategy and more persistent than your vision. It’s the environment that enables performance — or undermines it. Our suite of conversational skills solutions starts with a simple yet transformative premise: that better culture starts with better conversations. No matter the size of your organization, we can help you build skill at holding coaching conversations, drive business outcomes, and create a culture of feedback — creating lasting organizational change at scale. 

What Our Clients Are Saying About Leadership Coaching

At CCL, we measure success by lives touched and impact made. That’s why the organizations we work with and the leaders we transform consistently tell us the same thing: their experience with us is a game-changer. We’ve helped thousands of organizations use our professional leadership coaching to take their development efforts to a deeper and more sustainable level, helping to support lasting change.

But don’t just take our word for it — take theirs.

Coca Cola Scholars Foundation
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American Express Leadership Academy
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“CCL worked closely with key stakeholders in our organization to explore and discover our needs and provided a solution that was designed and delivered… to a large population in a limited time frame. The initiative was a success and additional efforts to sustain the impact are underway.”

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Marc van Marrewijk

Talent Attraction & Development Manager
Novo Nordisk 

“The Center for Creative Leadership’s mission to develop leaders in their communities to have a positive impact on the world has a strong alignment with our mission, so it was obvious that there was no other group out there that we would want to work with.”

Coca Cola Scholars Foundation

Jamie Williams

Director of Scholarships
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation 

Impact of Our Leadership Coaching Services

What our clients are saying about our world-class leadership development coaching:

say they’re more effective as a leader
1 %
say they are better able to contribute to their organization’s success
1 %
say their job performance has improved
1 %

Meet Our Leadership Coaching Experts

Patricia Overland

Patricia Overland, MS, PCC

Director of Coaching Talent, Americas

Patricia brings more than 20 years of leadership coaching experience, including design, delivery, and global oversight of complex coaching work to her role. She is responsible for all CCL coaches in the Americas, including coach selection, onboarding, evaluation, engagement, development, and retention.

Frédéric Funck

Frédéric Funck

Director, Executive Coaching Programs

Frédéric leads our executive coaching programs and coaching community across the globe. He is a member of Forbes Coaching Council and has written numerous articles and white papers on the future of leadership coaching. Frédéric is also chair of a coaching think tank of 60 prestigious organizations in EMEA and serves a keynote speaker specializing in the topics of peak performance and flow.

Kathryn Kernick

Kathryn Kernick, MA

Director of Coaching, Europe

Kathryn leads our coaching business across Europe, having previously held General Management, Client Advisory, and Engagement Director roles. She brings 20+ years’ experience of partnering with organizations globally to address critical leadership challenges and is passionate about transforming individuals, teams, and organizations.

Vandana Vishnu

Vandana Vishnu

Faculty & Director of Coaching, APAC

Vandana leads our coaching talent for the Asia Pacific region, maintaining the quality of coaching engagements for our clients and working closely with 120+ coaches. She’s a leadership facilitator and coach with 22 years of experience. She is deeply committed to developing inclusive leadership processes in organizations to positively influence the business outcomes and development of human potential in the workplace.

Let’s Discuss Your Leadership Coaching Needs

Our experts are here to help. Let’s talk about how leadership development coaching can drive business results for your organization. We’d love to hear from you!  

Leadership Coaching for Development: Research & Resources

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More About Our Leadership Coaching Services

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Our World-Class Leadership Coaches

Our coaches are in the top 3% of coaches in the world. They undergo a rigorous selection, training, and quality control process that’s unlike any in the industry and bring diverse cultural, educational, and organizational perspectives. Many hold certifications by the International Coach Federation (ICF) and are fluent in multiple languages. In addition, CCL coaches have:

  • strong business acumen, excellent interpersonal skills, and a high regard for confidentiality and ethics;
  • PhD or Masters-level degrees in business or behavioral science;
  • over 200 hours of accredited coach training, plus 15-20 hours of continuing education each year;
  • a minimum of 5 years of fulltime experience as coach; and
  • extensive industry expertise and real-world work experience.

Our Leadership Coaching Practices Takes Development to a Deeper Level

Our coaches spend time to getting to know your organization’s unique culture and business goals, so that they can contextualize leadership coaching sessions. You’re ensured an excellent fit, as we take expertise, skillset, and personality into account when matching coach with coachee. In addition, we continuously monitor the effectiveness of our coach pool and the value of leadership coaching for our clients. Rather than just brokering coaches for you, we manage our coaches to assure a quality experience, and offer real-time reporting that’s flexible enough to meet your specific needs, yet broad enough to handle large global leadership coaching and development engagements.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Leadership Coaching

Professional leadership coaching is an effective tool that helps leaders at all levels drive transformational change and maximize performance. Coaching can be one-on-one or take place in a small group setting online — either way, the goal is to help the participant gain self-awareness, improve critical thinking skills, enhance performance, and accelerate learning, while providing needed challenge and support. Learn more about the 6 essential principles of leadership coaching that we’ve found to be most effective when coaching others.

A leadership development coach is a professional who can expand, inspire, challenge, and support their coachee. They are experienced individuals who have impressive credentials, spending time with participants to better understand an organization’s challenges and culture, so that they can provide an effective experience. At CCL, our world-class coaches are among the top 3% of leadership coaches in the world, undergoing a rigorous selection, training, and quality control process.

A leadership coach brings expertise, curiosity, and a growth mindset to every coaching session. They spend time getting to know a coachee’s organizational culture and context, unique personal challenges, and development goals to ensure the support they’re providing is relevant and effective. For more context on what they offer, read The 6 Essential Principles of Leadership Coaching.

Leaders who participate in professional leadership coaching gain a better sense of self-awareness, enhance their critical thinking skills, improve job performance, and get the tools needed to drive sustainable organizational change. Coaches provide critical support and feedback to help leaders set goals, create action plans, and enhance performance.

Your organization should consider leveraging each of the different types of coaching in the workplace, including executive, integrated, team, and virtual coaching. First, executive coaching is an effective way to strengthen performance for top leaders, giving them the tools they need to make key transitions that impact their performance. Secondly, integrated coaching is an approach that blends coaching sessions into a broader leadership development program, and reinforces lessons learned in training. Next, organizations should leverage team coaching for all levels of leadership to foster healthy interactions, effective collaboration, and high performance. Each of these types of coaching can be delivered virtually, as online coaching is an ideal option for delivering personalized coaching to individual leaders and teams that are hybrid or remote, as well as for those who need to find a way to easily integrate development and follow-up into a hectic schedule. 

More questions? Our experts are here to help. Let’s have a conversation!