Between attitude and growth tool, the posture of the leader, his charisma, is not improvised and can develop through coaching. Being a good leader is a day-to-day job, especially since the attitude of the leader has a direct impact on the future of his business.
A good leader, coaching expert and altruist
In setting up a business, the manager must master several skills. He must be a good leader for his teams, be a fine strategist, mastering accounting and legal terms. When recruiting employees, it must be able to be equally charismatic to motivate.
By having a leadership posture, he invites his employees to be more productive and applied in their missions. An equation difficult to master, which, without accompaniment, can be fatal to the company. That’s why coaching experts help these leaders who are sometimes overwhelmed by their roles. Because yes, being a good leader also means being a good coach for your employees. But who is there to accompany the leader in his company, to guide him? Without someone who helps organize better, the risk of burn-out or depression is increased.
That’s why business leaders can call on a professional coach on Dirigup,for example. In Bordeaux, a dedicated coach can accompany them to improve their leadership according to their objectives. Better communication with employees and associates, better management of resources and teams to optimize the work. But also strengthen their leading position or more serenely master the financial management of the company.
In short, better anticipate and adopt the ideal posture of a business leader close to his teams and his objectives. For an executive, running a business is an ongoing challenge. So much so that for many, it is difficult to separate one’s professional and personal life. Coaching also plays a role in this important aspect of coaching.
Professional coaching, tailor-made coaching for the leader
The role of the corporate coach is paramount for any business leader who needs it. However, it is not easy to recognize the “right time” to call on its services. However, its support is not limited only to the entrepreneur. It can also benefit executives and managers of companies who feel the need.
Indeed, it helps to personal development, to better immerse itself in its role. A good manager must have certain essential qualities to lead and reassure. He must listen to others, have confidence in himself, develop his charisma to be listened to and taken seriously. To have a leadership position in short, in order to establish a relationship of trust to be productive and communicate one’s ambitions. These are qualities that take time to be acquired and mastered by everyone. Of course, each profile is different, with changing needs.
That’s why professional coaches offer life-long coaching. They oscillate between a few months and years, because acquiring concepts and skills takes time. It also depends on the number of support points to be addressed, and on the individual situation of each person.
In this relationship, the coach and the coachee are on an equal level, with frequent exchanges for rigorous follow-up. The aim is to allow the entrepreneur or manager to be listened to, guided to evolve at his own pace. The coach can thus go directly to the premises of the coachee’s company. Conversely, the coachee can go to the coach’s office, in order to be in a neutral place. In some cases, this can help to detach in part from its daily activity.
Professional coaching tailored to all situations
Professional coaching in companies has been developing in recent years, and is becoming more and more common. Business leaders are aware of the support options available to them. In Bordeaux, this trend is growing and democratizing, especially in trade shows. The Profession’L Salon is held every year in Bordeaux, to support women in retraining.
In addition to attending conferences, women leaders can meet with coaches. This allows you to take stock of your aspirations, your skills, and learn to work on your personal development. This phenomenon is developing in many trade shows to present the approach of coaching to business leaders. This concept therefore democratizes the coaching approach and presents its essential and inescapable interest to entrepreneurs.
Business creators are also involved in coaching. Many choose to set up shop in an incubator or accelerator depending on their level of development. This allows them to evolve with other companies at the same stage, while benefiting from valuable advice.
Again, within these specialized structures, entrepreneurs have access to personalized support. In Bordeaux, incubators such as Darwin or 1Kubator help companies get started. 1Kubator, for example, has supported nearly 150 entrepreneurs in 2 years. These figures can be explained by the dynamism and growth of the Bordeaux business fabric, driven by the creation of new startups. The intervention of professional coaches allows entrepreneurs to develop their market and take their place by making their weapons serenely.
A coaching solution for leaders, but not only
Coaching allows all individuals to develop personally, asserting themselves in their role. More than professional help, this support also has an impact on personal life. It allows us to detach ourselves from his role outside the company, to give himself moments of respite. It helps any leader to delegate tasks, and to make the difference between professional and private sphere.
But corporate coaches can also support all of the company’s employees. Through team building workshops, situations, each employee is invited to express himself. The aim is to reveal itself, to show its qualities and its limits. So that the team is in the image of its leader, serene and productive, to develop personally and collectively…
Audrey KOZACZKA BORDEAUX Business
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