Leadership Development

Looking to grow your leadership skills?

I specialize in helping leaders enhance their ability to manage people. Contact me for a conversation to determine your needs and discover more about my in-depth leadership coaching packages. 


Leadership is not easy and that’s why having an executive coach in your corner can make all the difference. If you’re facing any of the following challenges, I can help:

  • You’re overwhelmed by juggling too many priorities
  • Your team is not working well together
  • You’re not getting along with your own manager
  • You know you need to have some difficult conversations but you’re hesitating
  • Your team is not fully engaged
  • You want to advance in your career and you’re not sure what to do next
  • You need to develop future leaders
  • There are many more benefits – see here for details


Cathy was a thoroughly professional, patient and encouraging coach and I profited considerably from her dedication and assistance.  – R.W.

Cathy, thank you so much for your dedication and advice. You have been a wonderful mentor to me. I admire your professionalism.  – R.U.

Thanks so much for your advice and support over these past few months – it kept me going when I otherwise would have given up! … It has been a real pleasure and honour to work with you.   – J.P.

You really helped me develop and grow in the nonprofit world as well as a human being! You have been a great mentor. – O.R.

You have been amazing to work with and I have learned so much from you. – M.R.

Cathy’s strong knowledge and exceptional ability to manage others and to motivate a team into action is unparalleled.  – S.R.

What ROI can I expect from Executive Coaching?

The best way to justify the return on investment for executive coaching is by identifying specific challenges that your organization wishes to address with coaching. Then we can set specific goals and ways to measure progress throughout the coaching process. That way, measurement and results are baked in and you are more likely to achieve the return on investment you seek.

Research shows there are tangible and intangible benefits from executive coaching –  for organizations, teams and individuals. Read on for details.

The International Coach Federation, the leading coach professional organization, has conducted and reviewed studies about coaching in organizations. They found:

  • Tangible benefits with an average return on investment ranging between 430% and 790%. 
  • Training combined with coaching increases productivity by four times more than training alone (which makes sense given that coaching works over time to reinforce learning). 

Benefits reported by companies include improvements in:

  • Productivity
  • Quality
  • Organizational strength
  • Customer service (together with reduced customer complaints)
  • Employee retention, especially among those receiving coaching
  • Cost reduction and bottom line profitability

Executives and leaders receiving coaching report these benefits:

  • Improved working relationships with direct reports, immediate supervisors, and peers
  • Better teamwork
  • Greater job satisfaction
  • Reduction in conflicts
  • Improved organizational commitment
  • Stronger relationships with external customers

Fast Company Magazine did a survey and found that 92% of leaders being coached said that they plan to use a coach again. 

As a component of my coaching engagements, I utilize a reliable assessment tool that measures leadership competencies before and after coaching. It pinpoints areas for development and provides evidence of improvements in specific leadership skills.

It is also worth noting that there are many intangible benefits that clients report, including: reduced stress, improved satisfaction and fulfillment, improved working relationships, better alignment and communication with their managers, and clearer understanding of expectations throughout the organization.

Further questions? I’ll be happy to discuss with you – book a call with me here.