Having an executive coach present within your company is the right move for those who want to improve their careers and experience personal growth that expands far beyond the bounds of the workplace. Professional executive coaches are carefully trained to push executives to achieve success and strive to be a better leader in the workplace. They also provide the tools necessary for top executives to expand their emotional intelligence, be in touch with the needs of their employees, and understand what drives their own behaviors. For high authority industries and business, having the right executive coach can be essential for the overall health of the company. However, with the continuous advancements in technology, the way we conduct business is evolving greatly. In turn, executive coaching may very well be making its own developments to ensure efficient practices within businesses during these courses of change.

What To Expect

In the foreseeable future, markets are only predicted to fluctuate, and with that fluctuation, there’s an imperative need for stability and strength in leadership. Within the next five to 10 years, industry experts believe that executive coaching will evolve and grow throughout the high authority companies. Below, we’ve listed a few expert predictions of how executive coaching may change in the coming years:

  • Automation: In the past few years, the need for automation has grown quite significantly. Automation can be found in various applications, and now, it may be the next step for executive coaches. In the coming years, many executive coaches will take their practices to online platforms where they can meet and speak with clients from all over the globe. Already, many executive coaches have taken to this refined way of work.
  • Implementing Positive Psychology: The concept of positive psychology dives into the analyzation of the various strong attributes that allow individuals to thrive socially, emotionally, and professionally. Soon, experts predict that more and more executive coaches will use positive psychology to assist their clients in achieving a more positive, productive, and successful business mindset as well as personal growth.
  • Forming Specialties: In the coming years, executive coaching is predicted to grow very popular throughout countless companies within varying industries. With such a high demand for executive coaches, there may be an additional need for executive coaching specialties. Perhaps, coaches will lend their services to specific corporations–i.e., marketing, engineering firms, law firms, etc. Executive coaches that have specialties are sure to be a significant asset to high-authority companies across the globe.

While these are only a few examples of the progress executive coaching with make in the following years, it’s important to keep in mind that as a business transforms, so will the way executive coaching is practiced. In the future, we will see this unique specialty be automated, digitized, form specialties, and so much more.

Author Bio:

John Mattone is the world’s top executive coach & authority on Intelligent Leadership (IL), the world’s best executive coach and the creator of the IL Executive Coaching Process and Certification. John Mattone is globally respected as a uniquely distinguished top leadership coach authority who can ignite and strengthen a leader’s inner-self and talents, which enables them to realize four “game-changing” outcomes that they can leverage in their business and life: Altruism, Affiliation, Achievement, and Abundance (The 4 A’s).