Coaching for aspiring and new Non-Executives
Boards are rewarding and challenging arenas to operate in: while some individuals flourish, others struggle to make an impact. It is in the entire board’s interest to make sure a new board member has the appropriate skills and behaviours to add significant value, ensuring it delivers on its fiduciary duties, positively contributes to the strategy and culture of the organisation, and works productively together and with the Executive team.
Our coaching for Non-executives focuses upon behaviours, values and dynamics rather than technical aspects of governance. The coach helps individuals to consider the transition from their previous career in to a non-executive role, how they can apply their strengths, how they may need to adapt, what they hope to gain and to contribute through the role.
Behaviours for effective Board dynamics and performance are discussed, such as striking the balance between support and challenge, asking effective questions, contributing appropriately, what it means to think strategically on a Board, supporting the corporate view, considering stakeholders, supporting executives to look after their staff and leveraging diversity. Areas of effective Board Leadership are covered; the Outside World, Creating the Future, Nurturing Identity, Managing the Present and Board Team Effectiveness.