Case Studies: Coaching Executives

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Pierce Management Developmentā€™s executive coaching clients often request confidentiality. In these executive coaching case studies, names and identity details have been changed.

Turning Disappointment into Determination

Turning Disappointment into Determination

Charlie completed an Emotional Intelligence (EQ) self-assessment and, in this “360” survey, his EQ was also evaluated by his colleagues. Unfortunately, Charlie rated himself much higher than his peers rated him. Tom Pierce knows that this disconnect can trigger one of the most delicate executive coaching situations.

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Coaching the Riches-to-Rags-to-Riches Executive

Coaching the Riches-to-Rags-to-Riches Executive

Emily was a high-ranking executive in a large association in Midwestern United States. She was respected, liked, and secure enough, but she had what the association’s CEO called “a couple rough edges.” Emily’s boss encouraged her to work with an executive coach. After checking credentials and chemistry, Emily began a series of successful coaching sessions with Tom Pierce. A year later, her world changed abruptly.

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Testimonials

Tom Pierce facilitated three productive sessions in three days: a lively board/staff leadership workshop, a task-oriented committee restructuring meeting, and a critical board executive session about governance issues. I learned more from that long weekend than ever before in my time spent on boards. ... Continue Reading

Teresa Morris, Past President
PATH, Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International, Denver, Colorado

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