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From Revolt to Revolution

A large non-profit struggled with change management after modifications were made to the roles and responsibilities of 25 branch managers, which was met with resistance and frustration. The branch managers were confused about their new responsibilities, felt restricted by new limitations, and lost trust in leadership. Hodges Coaching was brought in to conduct a 3-hour in-person workshop and was assigned the objective of getting “buy-in” from the managers. Hodges customized a workshop for the[...]

From Problems to Profitability

Tim is the COO of a tech startup who was beginning to feel frustrated with other strong personalities on his executive team who had worked together for over a decade in a previous organization. As the company grew, so did the team’s interpersonal conflicts. Tim noticed that they struggled to make decisions while maintaining mutual respect and felt the tension in each conversation. Discussions could easily escalate into arguments. The team was worried about the effect this would have on their o[...]

From Wandering to Winning

Mark is the CEO of a unique mid-sized technology and construction company. As a self-proclaimed student of continuous self-improvement, Mark was looking for someone to take him to the next level. He felt that he had gone as far as he could go on his own, and he wanted to discover new ways of thinking and doing that could improve his life experience. In Mark’s first coaching session, he admitted that the only gap in his life was his relationship with his wife. He described their relationship a[...]

From Loathed to Leader

Jeremy is a CTO at a technology start-up who was a talented developer but had never held a leadership position in such a large company. He climbed the ranks by impressing senior leadership with his impressive talents, but Jeremy had little experience managing others. As a result, he quickly became angry when frustrated and expressed his anger with very little empathy. His team became offended, and trust quickly eroded. Despite Jeremy’s problematic interpersonal skills, he had the self-awarene[...]

From Fear to Fierce

Janine worked her way up the corporate ladder in her organization from executive assistant to an executive leadership role. She attributed her success to her work ethic and attention to detail, but she soon realized that her new role required more time, responsibilities, and tasks.When Janine started coaching, she was already burnt out and suffering from self-declared imposter syndrome. She had difficulty managing her new leadership role interpersonally within her organization, and she felt ther[...]

From Scarcity to Success

Pete was an emerging financial professional who struggled with self-doubt. He tortured himself with fear-based self-talk resulting in symptoms of social anxiety that led to intense impression management. Pete’s imposter syndrome and maladaptive coping mechanisms at work caused him significant chronic stress, consistent with 83% of US workers suffering from work-related stress (The American Institute of Stress, 2023).In coaching, we utilized the Accept and Aware stages of the A+ Method™ to im[...]