A Concise Guide to Executive Coaching: Definition, Process, and Professional Benefits

You've probably heard or read about executive coaching but may still be unsure how it would benefit your company. What does it entail? How beneficial are the outcomes? These are just a couple of the initial questions you might have.



When it comes to Epiphany's services, we offer both executive and business coaching. While there can be some overlap, executive (or leadership) coaching focuses on developing an individual's potential and ways he or she can improve their results. On the other hand, business coaching focuses on the company as a whole and guides stakeholders and top-level leadership in achieving company-wide goals.


Most of what I highlight in this article relates to executive coaching. While we've touched on several coaching topics through this blog, I thought we'd tackle all those initial burning questions in one place.


Definition of Executive Coaching


Executive Coaching is an inquiry-based approach to personal and professional development that is aimed at creating awareness, generating action, and facilitating learning and growth in pursuit of business outcomes. It focuses on improving performance by helping individuals to develop and sustain new perspectives, attitudes, skills and behaviors.