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Executive Coaching

Executive coaching is a powerful tool for both individuals and the organizations they lead. It can transform individuals into high-performing leaders. It consists of one-on-one or group sessions wherein an executive coach uses thought-provoking discussion to guide and support clients through professional challenges and opportunities. It helps you to improve critical thinking and problem solving, strengthen leadership skills, expose blind spots, and change limiting behaviors and beliefs.

Virtual Coaching

We provide virtual executive coaching services for clients across the United States. With the rise of video conferencing over the past few years, virtual coaching has become the most common format of executive coaching. Also called online coaching, distance coaching, or remote coaching, virtual coaching comes with a lot of benefits that include:

- Better for flexible scheduling and time management

- Easier for geographically dispersed team members to join

- Affordability due to lack of travel expenses and less time out of office

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How can professional coaching help?

Executive coaching helps people find the resources within themselves to create sustainable transformation. It can improve a leader’s performance dramatically and put individuals on the fast track. Because coaching is focused entirely on the individual’s goals, strengths, and interferences, it is the fastest and most effective form of leadership development.

Developing a leader’s potential may include improving personal leadership skills, setting better goals, reaching goals faster, making better decisions, and improving communications and relationships.


For the leader, the clear and measurable benefits of individual coaching can include:

better decision-making and strategic planning ability

leading change and in times of crisis

ability to fully motivate teams and communicate effectively

managing stress and conflict

improved work/life balance

successful role transition

increased confidence, self-belief, and enjoyment

For an organization, providing executive coaching to a population of leaders should lead to higher performance through:

increased motivation and commitment from recipients of the coaching and their teams

more creativity, empowerment and ownership unleashed in the business

high employee engagement and retention of key people

underpinning effective implementation of organizational change through supporting teams and individuals

greater efficiency from teams acting with more agility and collaboration

Who is Executive Coaching for?

Historically, executive coaching was reserved for those at the top of the org chart but today, businesses around the world are actively using this tool to develop professionals at different levels in business, including first-time leaders and high potentials. Here are the most common groups who benefit from executive coaching:

CEO & C-suite Executive Coaching

The most common application of executive coaching is for CEOs, COOs, CTOs, and other key members of the C-suite. Individuals in these roles are responsible for the entire organization and workforce, and therefore leadership efficacy is tantamount to success. Executive coaching for CEOs and other C-suite members often focuses on strategy, vision, change management, and other top-level initiatives.

Senior Leader Executive Coaching

Those in upper management, such as regional leaders, vice presidents, senior directors, and others, are great candidates for executive coaching. These individuals are next in line for top leadership positions and executive coaching helps to prepare them for the heightened responsibilities. Executive coaching for senior leaders often focuses on communication, executive presence, navigating conflicts, and similar initiatives.

New Leader Executive Coaching

When a leader joins a new organization in a top role, how that leader is onboarded is critical to their success. From navigating the responsibilities of the new role and developing relationships with relevant stakeholders, to learning the subtle nuances of company culture, it must be approached with care and urgency. Executive coaching for new leader acceleration helps to ease this transition by focusing on team dynamics, stakeholder feedback, prioritization, communication, and more.

First-Time Leader Executive Coaching

First-time people leaders are often promoted based on their abilities as individual contributors, but as they move into management roles, they must be prepared to shift from a mindset of tactical execution to strategic leadership. This isn’t an easy shift to make, and executive coaching helps these individuals by focusing on leading others, effective communication, professional presence, navigating conflict, leading with empathy, and more.

Of the groups outlined in this section, executive coaching for first-time leaders may have the greatest organizational impact over time. By offering executive coaching to first-time leaders, organizations can strengthen their leadership bench while improving performance at the executional level, where strategic direction meets reality.

High-Potential Executive Coaching

Like new leaders, individuals identified as high-potentials for leadership positions benefit greatly from executive coaching for leadership development. High potentials often excel in their respective field or function, leading to recognition for future leadership roles. This helps to improve the organization’s leadership bench and requires diligent preparation of these individuals for the increased responsibilities and mindset shift from contributor to leader. Executive coaching helps to develop high-potential leaders by focusing on mindset, leading others, navigating conflict, effective communication, and other key leadership skills.

Underrepresented Groups Executive Coaching

As organizations uplift and empower individuals from underrepresented groups, such as women leaders, BIPOC, and the LGBTQ+ community, executive coaching can be a key resource in furthering this effort. Underrepresented groups often lack the resources, opportunity, and exposure that other groups benefit from, and they have unique sets of challenges that others don’t, leading to fewer professional development opportunities. Executive coaching helps to close the gap and address the unique challenges of these groups.

Executive Coaching in Different Industries

The value of executive coaching can be applied to virtually any industry. At TRN we work with leaders from a wide range of industries, including healthcare, financial services, consumer product goods, hospitality, and energy, as well as functions, such as operations, finance, sales, marketing, customer support, and more. The primary criteria for determining whether executive coaching is right for you is to simply ask, “Is there a need for effective leadership?”

Peak Performance Coach

Antonio Cordero is a Boston University graduate with an Ed.M. in Counseling Psychology and a specialization in Sport Psychology. Antonio is also a professional executive coach working with clients nationally & internationally. He was a 4-year NCAA college athlete as well as a college soccer coach and holds a United States Soccer Federation D Coaching License.

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Antonio offers  sessions for residents of every state throughout the US.


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