Coaching Careers: Executive Coach vs. Life Coach

All coaches use the same skill sets to help people achieve their full potential, but specialized coaching careers allows you to select a path based on your own strengths and interests – either as an executive coach or life coach. An executive coach helps clients achieve professional goals and feel confident making bolder business moves. A life coach helps people achieve their goals, find happiness and improve their relationships.

Managing Conflict in the Workplace

According to the American Institute of Stress, the second highest cause of stress in the workplace is “people issues”. The prevalence of stress and conflict in the workplace can take a toll on an organization’s productivity and workplace happiness. The Harvard Gazette reports 36 percent of workers are stressed, which ends up costing U.S. businesses $30 billion annually in lost work days.

Shaping and Defining Organizational Culture

Business leaders and professionals have long recognized the impact of organizational culture on business success, performance and sustainability, which has led training and development professionals (T&D) to focus more on their proficiency at impacting the organization’s climate.

3 Types of Professional Coaching Careers

The Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants released their 2016 BlueSteps Job Outlook report, where management-level professionals were asked to identify the most relevant training for today’s fast-paced job market. More than 50 percent of respondents chose executive coaching as the most helpful form of additional education.

Tips for Leading Millennials - Infographic

Millennials – those born approximately between 1982 and 2004 – are increasingly dominating today’s workforce. Forbes estimates millennials will account for as much as 75 percent of the workforce in the next 10 years.1

6 Ways to Motivate Employees - Infographic

Only a third of U.S. workers consider themselves “engaged” while at work. Employers hoping to remain competitive in today’s fast-paced business environment will have to overcome this obstacle. Employees lacking a sense of engagement can undermine the bottom line with poor productivity and low morale. However, research shows employees who feel valued, trusted and engaged tend to work harder and feel connected to an organization’s success.