Why Work With An Executive Coach?

Take a moment, right now. What do you want to make happen in the next few months or years? Achieve more in your current role, grow your business, get promoted, hire a more fabulous team and lead them better, build your network and industry visibility, influence your peers and build a stronger leadership team, go through your week with more energy and less stress?

With executive coaching, you give yourself the benefit of confidential conversations focused completely on you. We consider your business context, your goals, and your actions to achieve those goals.

Typical roles for our executive coaching clients include Chief Marketing Officer, Managing Director, Regional Operations Lead, and VP-Strategy, as well as emerging leaders identified as high-potential. These leaders work with us when they step up to a new role, drive their organizations through complex change, or realize they’re ready to lead even more effectively.

Six Month Coaching Program

Our 6-month coaching program can help you take your leadership to the next level. Here’s one example—all programs are custom designed based on your individual needs:

  • Initial depth session (2-3 hours in person) to clarify objectives and start actions.
  • (4-6) 30-minute stakeholder interviews by phone or in person.
  • Myers-Briggs Step II assessment, interpretation, and application to objectives.
  • Enneagram consultation and additional assessments as arranged.
  • (2) half-day “shadowing” and debrief (clients cite these sessions as especially powerful).
  • Written summary of feedback and implications for action.
  • Facilitated feedback/evaluation with executive leader at ~1 month and on completion.
  • (5) 90-minute in person coaching sessions.
  • Approximately (8) 30-60 minute phone or Skype coaching sessions.
  • Open access for brief calls or emailed questions.
  • Wrap session with guidelines for continuing learning.

Contact Us To Design A Program For You

Executive coaching works because we forge a powerful partnership. As the client, you drive the agenda, determine your objectives, explore your options, choose your next steps, and take action. As coaches, we offer observations, questions, methodologies, and tools to sharpen your observations, deepen your learning, and advance your action.

When you work with us, you draw more fully on your own wisdom. Additionally, our experience in leadership, executive on-boarding, change management, and a rich history of strategy consultation is available to you in our conversations. Our coaching is a custom learning experience designed specifically for you and your goals.

Custom Coaching Programs

Custom Coaching Programs

We customize our programs to meet the needs, preferences, and schedule of each client. Six month coaching programs range from $4,500 to $25,000 based on intensity, in person versus remote contact, degree of integration with organizational leadership programs, and client level. We offer our executive coaching services both in person at your office (especially in Silicon Valley / San Francisco Bay Area), by phone/Skype, or through a combination of the two.

IdeaShape Clients Say…

~ CEO of a venture-backed company in Asia
Pam has been coaching me for the two years. She’s helped me focus on the important things, grow in areas where the business needs me to grow, and shared frameworks and tools that have been invaluable. My whole leadership team is eternally grateful.
~ CEO of a venture-backed company in Asia
~ VP Technology at a global retail company
Your input today was invaluable (as always). You pick up perceptions and critical nuances I hadn’t noticed. So glad I brought you in to coach me.
~ VP Technology at a global retail company
~ Sr. Director of a  Pre-IPO SaaS company in the Bay Area
Getting way more human thanks to your help and support. It’s been game changing. I know what I gained in today’s session will impact me for life!
~ Sr. Director of a Pre-IPO SaaS company in the Bay Area
~ Executive Director of a regional nonprofit in Silicon Valley
Through my work with Pam, I became unstuck. She helped me think differently about our future possibilities and move forward positively through uncertainty. I will embed her reflection process into my weekly planning to keep us on course.
~ Executive Director of a regional nonprofit in Silicon Valley
~ Gail Piccirilli, Former VP of Marketing at Blue Shield of California
Pam was a key partner in transforming my team from a sales support organization to one providing strategic marketing leadership. With her warm and direct style, she assisted me in tackling the challenges of being new to the company, new to the industry, and new to leadership level. With my reports, Pam developed their leadership skills, strategic thinking, and implementation planning.
~ Gail Piccirilli, Former VP of Marketing at Blue Shield of California

Let’s Talk About You & Business Goals

Schedule a free conversation with Pam to explore how to achieve the next level of success for you and your team.