Founded in 1996, Parachute Executive Coaching is a full service executive coaching, assessment and talent management consulting firm based in Toronto, Canada. Our proprietary, consistent, measurable process supports our professional coaching work with both individuals and organizations in pursuit of personal change and growth, career advancement, leadership capacity-building, talent development and organizational performance improvement.
Client: SVP, national retailer
Coaching Objective: build exec team relationships, increase clarity of and brevity of contributions in exec team meetings <br>
Process: live observations in meetings, email review, presentation rehearsals
Result: now sought as key advisor by peers, commended by global head office for impactful presentations, landed massive capital investment
Quote: “….now my most trusted team member…”
Client: SVP, insurance company
Coaching Objective: integrate new hire into the long-tenured and long-standing executive team
Process: assessment to identify and provide language around strengths and behaviours under pressure, work on reading others’ styles and adapting approach as needed.
Result: strong peer relationships, promotion to C level.
Quote: “….I wasn’t sure it was possible to become as unified and trusting a team as we have become…"
Client: CEO, Technology
Coaching Objective: active listening, emotional empathy, business execution
Process: conversation practice and review, email review
Result: improved relationship with team, clarity and alignment within the business
Quote: “... it’s very helpful to have a time and place to talk about topics such as having meaningful conversations, how to build culture by being an example...”
Client: CTO, Technology
Coaching Objective: empower and develop leadership team, get out of the weeds,
Process: 360 feedback, live observations in meetings, situational leadership
Result: leadership style tailored to the person and situation, less time in the weeds and more trust of the team
Client: VP, Technology
Coaching Objective: increase confidence in new role, decrease overwhelm, improve delegation
Process: 360 Feedback Result: Dramatic improvement in confidence and leadership skills, less time spent in the weeds, leveraging the team more
Quote: “….I feel as confident in this new role as I did in my previous role…”
Client: VP, Information Technology
Coaching Objective: Lead with more heart, clarity and focus to complete a major initiative
Process: conversation practice and review,
Result: became a heart-centred leader, improved team morale and engagement, major initiative completed
Coaching Objective: improve team coaching skills, reduce frustration with team, accelerate personal leadership development
Process: coaching and development reviews, conversation practice and review,
Result: responsibilities and team grew in size and scope, identified as their leaders successor