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The 8 Benefits of Leadership Coaching

The 8 Benefits of Leadership Coaching

Les bénéfices d’un Leadership Coaching pour dirigeant à l'international

“Once upon a time, leadership was in the muscles. Today it lies in the way people are treated.” — Gandhi

Often, the international leader is drowned by operational emergencies, and begins to question his leadership only when he accumulates management difficulties, particularly with regard to the motivation of the teams, the development of their autonomy, their critical sense or their capacity for innovation

To avoid such a situation, the leader must be able to distance himself from the operational urgency to find the meaning and the techniques that will allow him to become an inspiring Leader.

“Leadership Coaching” is the support best suited to this challenge. This type of coaching allows the leader to find in himself the authenticity and the centering that inspire and motivate the teams. It is also the one that allows you to clarify your communication and boost your impact, which brings out your natural authority and allows you to feel like yourself

More broadly, here are the 8 benefits of “Leadership Coaching” for the leader abroad.

Benefit #1: Reconnecting with the “True Self”

As an international leader, you are often a prisoner of the image you wanted to give of yourself and of the image that others projected onto you. By dint of “playing a role”, that of the expatriate leader, you have distanced yourself from who you really are. “Leadership Coaching” allows you to lift the mask and rediscover who you are: the “true self”. By rediscovering your authenticity, you become an inspiring Leader!

Benefit #2: Identify Your “Life Mission”

Dialogue with the “true self” identifies your core values and your “life purpose”. Deep down, everyone has the more or less confused feeling that they were not born “by chance”. To your true self, it seems like you were born with a “mission” to fulfill. Leadership Coaching allows you to identify and articulate the “why I am here”, in other words, your “life mission”. This type of coaching allows you to consider your management style as the substrate of your Leadership.

Benefit n°3: Aligning values and professional projects

Having identified your “life purpose”, it becomes possible to align your values with your business plan. Thanks to Leadership Coaching, you can choose the skills you want to acquire to develop your power as a Leader. This will become your personal development program! You will be able to take control of growth because you will finally know in which direction you are going.

Benefit n°4: Choose your impact and work on it realistically

Once you have a clear vision of the company’s projects that are aligned with your values, Leadership Coaching will allow you to define a professional project according to its impact. It will allow you to develop a realistic strategy for its effective implementation!

Benefit n°5: Clarify your messages and boost the impact of your communication

Through the filter of “values” and “life mission” that you have defined for yourself within the company, you can easily clarify your messages. You will feel a strong increase in the power and impact of your communication.

Benefit n°6: Increase the motivation and commitment of its teams

A clear direction supported by an impactful communication will be the foundations to allow you to develop quality human relations with your teams, articulating the values of trust and fairness.

At this stage of “Leadership Coaching”, the motivation and commitment of your employees will quickly be boosted. The confusion and lack of meaning will have given way to a clear vision and a desirable goal by all in a supportive collective!

Benefit no. 7: Encourage the emergence of the potential of its employees and retain talent

Among your collaborators, those who have the most potential will know how to bring it to life. The clarity and power of your communication will be catalysts and energizers for your talents. Their loyalty and retention will be improved accordingly.

Benefit n°8: Increase your credibility and establish your natural authority

Once you have consolidated your authenticity and your communication, you will naturally develop your credibility with the teams. Your natural authority will come out tenfold. You will finally become an inspiration to your teams!

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International Executive Coach and Consultant

Antoine Leygonie-Fialko is an International Executive Coach, ICF certified at PCC level, specializing in supporting international leaders "Towards CLEAR, CALM, CARING and POWERFUL thinking".

He is the founder of the CO-CREATiVE Communication® and the company CADRAN which operates globally. Previously, he managed 7 companies, from start-ups to corporate, in France and internationally (Europe, Asia, America, Africa), in various industries (construction, architecture, internet, HR…).

Today, with more than 2,000 hours of Executive Coaching, he works remotely with international leaders and their teams who want to unleash the power within their singularity in front of strong challenges requiring them to get out of their comfort zone & known mental frameworks.

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