What is it?
Group coaching is coaching performed in a small group setting for the purpose of enhancing each group member’s development.
This unique small group format promotes cultural change within an organization. The synergy, wisdom, contributions, feedback, encouragement and support from each individual accelerate the learning, growth and attainment of group objectives, as well as individual goals.
Group coaching is a relatively young discipline that is still emerging in the professional world. Its use is less prevalent than individual coaching due to the specialized skill set and deep presence required to coach in a group setting.
As CPAs, we want to bring more group coaching to the CPA profession. We believe this rich learning tool will accelerate the cultural shift required to meet the challenges our profession faces.
For you – Group coaching provides a unique way for you to tackle personal leadership challenges and developmental goals. By doing this in a group setting, you will receive support and challenge from your peers – and they will relate to you.
Not only will you naturally develop your network through the group coaching process, you will learn critical leadership skills necessary for today’s world, including:
- Enhanced emotional intelligence.
- Improved confidence when you are able to identify and overcome fear.
- Relatability to others through empathy.
- Comfort with vulnerability.
- Sharing in successes and set-backs.
- Increased awareness and motivation.
- Higher levels of flexibility, creativity, accountability and innovation.
Long after the group coaching program is over, you may even find that you are still supporting one another’s development due to the bonds you formed with your group.
For your organization – In addition to making coaching more scalable and accessible for an organization, group coaching promotes:
- Cross-functional collaboration.
- Cultural change.
- Employee retention and engagement.
Contact us to explore how group coaching could support your organization.