Executive Coaching may be contracted for a minimum of three sessions. A complimentary 30 session is available to help clients determine the fit of the executive coaching process and their coach.
Team Analysis is available for teams as small as 2 to much larger teams or departments.
Gains reported by clients who have worked with Hardman & Associates:
- Renewed sense of purpose
- More energy
- Enhanced implementation of other training
- Goals attained
- Greater clarity of strengths, challenges, values and goals
- Greater satisfaction with decisions
- Increased creativity and seeing more options
- Increased confidence
- Enhanced leadership
- Capacity of staff increased
- Improved ability to handle conflict
- Better balance between work and personal life
"According to the 2009 ICF Global Coaching Client Study, companies that use or have used professional coaching for business reasons have seen a median return on investment of seven times their initial investment. Individual clients reported a median return on investment of 3.44 times their investment." (ICF website, August 2011)*A study by Gerald Olivero, K Denise Bane, Richard E Kopelman (1997) showed that Executive Coaching improved the effectiveness of training programs from a 22% increase in productivity to 88%.
“I believe that I am a much more effective leader as a result of my participation in the Richmond Executive Coaching Program. In addition, I have a greater degree of job satisfaction and am looking forward to continuing my own professional development, now with a direction in mind that has real meaning for me. ”
“Administrators often work in an ambiguous, hectic environment where the urgent often supersedes the important. Coaching provides a dedicated time for reflection with assistance to help one focus in on the important issues in a sustained manner.”
“I think from a cost-benefit analysis that this is one of the most productive and worthy professional development opportunities that one can take part in.”
“Leadership development through coaching is immediately effective and has the added benefit of being highly personalized. Leaders who are being coached are making a commitment to thinking about their own development and benefiting everyone in the school district. ”
“I have become more organized, more self-confident in my decisions, a better manager. The difference that a coach has made to my professional growth is significant. The District has and will continue to benefit from the skills and strengths I have developed due directly to the coaching experience. ”
“Coaching has been one of the most valuable professional and personal development endeavors I have had.”