Essays on marketing and a meaningful life

Ada Chen Rekhi

Category: Executive Coaching

A Practical Guide: How To Find an Executive Coach (Part 3)

When I give advice to executives looking for a coach, I typically break it down for them into these straightforward steps on how to structure their search. This is Part 3 of my series on executive coaching based on insights from 80+ interviews with executives and coaches, focused on how to find a coach. Check out Part 1 for a rundown of the results and data, and Part 2 for what I’ve learned as a coach so far.

What I Didn’t Know About Coaching (Part 2)

In part 2 of my series on executive coaching, I’m sharing the coach-specific insights from my 80+ interviews with executives and coaches, and how they’ve changed the way I coach. If you’re looking for the data, you can also refer to Part 1 of this series or visit Part 3: How to Find an Executive Coach.

An In-Depth Guide to Executive Coaching: Everything You Need To Know (Part 1)

I’m excited to share what I’ve learned from 80+ conversations to map the executive coaching industry:

  • How are executives finding their executive coach?
  • What areas is coaching effective for and how are people leveraging it?
  • How much do executive coaches typically charge, and what’s the structure?
  • How do you maximize the value from your coaching relationship?

I was curious about these questions, too, in the course of answering these I collected interviews across 13 coaches, 17 founders and executives (Director/VP/GM+) who have engaged coaches, and 50+ prospective coachees.

The Leadership Chasm

Why transitioning to management is hard: The Leadership Chasm

When I coach founders and execs, I often encounter them in a point of transition. Reaching the point in your career where you transition from individual contributor to a people leader is often a story of struggle. Here’s why it’s so difficult to rise to the new challenge: The Leadership Chasm.

✨I’m an executive coach✨

Exciting news to share— I’ve started a part-time exec coaching practice for founders and executives looking to scale themselves as they scale their teams. 🚀