They are especially used in cases where a leader is newly promoted or perhaps where there is conflict in a team.
The Leadership Coach will usually have objectives set at the start of the coaching programme with the client which might include:
A Leadership Coach is especially useful when a new leader needs to implement change to strategy, goals, purpose, values or structure, perhaps where the team itself has changed with new arrivals and change to dynamics. The phrase “hit the ground running” is appropriate here – the organisation wants you to deliver results fast, and a Leadership Coach can definitely add that value.
A Leadership Coach will be able to detect conflict & complacency, the need for effective feedback, and will share useful models and leadership theory to grow capability.