It can be “cold at the top” and everything you do and do not do is observed, interpreted and assessed from morning to evening. So to whom do you as an executive turn to with your frustrations? Where can you think out loud? With whom can you discuss problems without creating fear and ineffectiveness in the organization? Where can you develop and practice new skills in a “safe space”?
A typical coaching partnership starts with 1-1½ hour meeting in which both parties have the opportunity to find out whether there is a basis for cooperation with the opportunity to create extraordinary results.