DCo provide one-to-one executive coaching for individuals who require professional development for a focused purpose.
The sessions are highly intensive and impactful aiming to raise awareness and stretch performance levels in desired areas.
An executive coaching intervention covers three components: Assessment, Individual Feedback/Development Conversations, Development Planning.
The use of a psychometric assessment may be used to support the development purpose within coaching interventions.
People require the support of a coach for different reasons. The one-to-one executive coaching sessions that DCo provide are usually requested by employers. The focus of the coaching session is for the direct improvement of skills relating to performance goals and these will differ according to the individual being coached.
As an indication of what is covered in coaching sessions. The coach will work on the development and implementation of strategies to achieve agreed goals. These can include enhanced performance within an area or role, improved awareness of self or subject knowledge, focused personal development and career progression.
Coaching may address specific projects or skills, job performance and satisfaction and more general areas of the Coachee’s personality, preferences and professional challenges.
The relationship between a DCo Coach and a Coachee is designed to be direct and challenging.
The sessions will involve honest and straightforward communication, asking powerful questions and using challenging techniques to move the Coachee forward. For this reason, the Coachee should be involved in the decision to undertake coaching as it will require their engagement and commitment to achieve its outcomes.
Coaching relationships are built on trust and as such coaching is a confidential process. DCo Coaches are ethically bound to protect the confidentiality of coaching conversations and agree to keep all information shared by the Coachee private. No personal ideas, information, thoughts or experiences expressed by the Coachee will be shared with anyone else and the only exception to this is when the Coach identifies a risk or danger to the Coachee.