Executive Coaching to Prevent Derailment is a last-ditch intervention to avert the unnecessary loss or termination of a long-time, highly visible or otherwise uniquely important manager


  • They have deep institutional knowledge or equity with special stakeholders
  • Their loss would be a significant embarrassment to the organization or its senior leaders
  • Their departure or separation would be especially costly

You Need Executive Coaching to Prevent Derailment When

  • Performance problems have been allowed to escalate for too long and have become engrained and endemic
  • Other performance management solutions have failed
  • Few, if any, internal resources have the experience or political savvy to confront the problem or make recommendations

You Get

  • An initial consultation to confirm the choice of development options and an introductory meeting with the client to judge interpersonal fit
  • A comprehensive assessment phase, including an Individual Executive Assessment (i.e., interviews with superiors and stakeholders, 360-degree feedback, and online leadership profiles), joint analysis to determine the focus of the coaching, and initial feedback coaching during the data assimilation
  • A forthright recommendation about what it would take to fix the root cause or help the executive determine a better fit for his or her skills
  • If the recommendation involves “fixing” the problem, a three-, six- or 12-month coaching phase, including bi-monthly one-hour coaching sessions by phone, Skype or in person that provide select leadership principles, targeted resources, learning assignments, role playing exercises, and organizational consulting

So That

  • Root causes are finally revealed, understood and addressed
  • Important talent can be maintained in the business without continuing to suffer the fallout of their poor leadership skills
  • The valued but derailing executive has a better chance of finding fit in their next organization or role
  • The rest of the team will respect you for addressing a glaring, persistent and embarrassing problem that has affected their morale and engagement
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Reserve Your Free Acceleration Session

Reserve your free 30-Minute Leadership Acceleration Session. During this consultation call, we'll discuss:

  1. The most pressing leadership challenges you are facing
  2. Your organization’s current strategy for developing leaders
  3. What other organizations similar to yours have done to improve their leadership situation

Call Tom at 804-769-9794 or drop him an and we'll reserve your time to help YOU solve your current leadership challenges while preparing the next generation of leaders in your organization!

From Our Clients

“Without a doubt, Tom is among the most effective consultants I have employed during my 37 years at PCI. I have put him in charge of programs for our largest clients, and he has performed admirably in all aspects of those assignments…a keen observer of human behavior, insightful regarding leadership effectiveness, and a strong team player.”

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