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Executive Coaching for Decision-makers

Overview

Coaching helps Leaders to confront and deal with various challenges they face. The Center’s Coaches function as partners who come along side our Leaders as they live out their own values and aspirations. We focus on the conversations and help Leaders to go deeper and reach higher.

Carried out in either 1:1 or a Small Group, we will explore the strategies and support structures our Leaders need to succeed in the two realms:

  1. Professionally: identifying and defining leadership challenges, generating powerful solutions, and managing the process of adaptions for the organization or community’s survival and growth, and
  2. Personally: reaching the Leaders’ personal and professional goals and aspirations.

Our Coaches and Leaders will work together to create a systematic plan and walk it out to help make the Leaders’ aspirations a reality.

The CALI Coaching Difference

Specialization in 4 Areas As Shown

10 Stellar Coaches from Altogether 30-Industry Experiences in 6 Continents

Harvard-developed Methodology: Inquiry-driven and Deductive-reasoning Approach

Center’s Longstanding & Proven Track Record In Coaching

Center’s Priority and Commitment to Advance the Public Interest

Areas of Coaching

Themes related to Systemic Challenges and Changes

  • Challenge Diagnosis & Prognosis
  • Governance
  • Maladaptive Cultures
  • Reactive Response Mechanisms
  • Politics & Silos
  • Generation Gap
  • Gender Dynamics
  • Immunity to Change
  • Work Avoidance Mechanisms

Themes related to Personal Leadership Capacity-building

  • Mindset & Behavioral Reset
  • Decision-making
  • Communication—Messaging, Delivery, Narrative, Cross-cultural
  • The True North
  • Self-Awareness & Discipline
  • Brittleness Syndrome
  • Generational & Gender Gap
  • Women Leadership

Themes related to Org. & Personal Future-Readiness

  • Major Trends/Forces & Impacts Analysis
  • Strategic Forecasting
  • Scenario Planning
  • Best Practice/ Technology Adoptions
  • Future-Ready Workforce Program Design
  • Disruption/Crisis Management

Themes related to Social Responsibility Practices

  • CSV-Creating Shared Values
  • CSR-Corporate Social Responsibility
  • ESG-Environmental, Social & Governance
  • SDG-Sustainable Development Goals
  • Entrepreneurship & Start-ups
  • High-Trust Institution & Ethics
  • Community-building

Methodology

Pre-Coaching Consultations

  • Questionnaires
  • Interviews if needed

Coaching Sessions

Sessions are conducted

  • in-person or virtually
  • 1:1 or small group (<4)
  • 5-10 sessions
  • 5 Reiterative Stages—Context, Problem Definition, Solution Generation, Leadership Work, Debrief
  • Strict Confidentiality

Post-Coaching Assessment

  • Impact Questionnaires
  • Debrief
  • Recommendations

Coaching Council Members

Samuel Kim

Founding President, CALI
MPA, Harvard University
Worked For/With 30+ Organizations

Expertise: Future of Work; Interpersonal Dynamics; Leadership—Decision-making, Challenge Diagnosis & Prognosis, Negotiations, Cross-cultural Communication
Industry: Government, Politics, Business Organizations in Difficulties

Laura Thompson

Founder, Laura Thompson Coaching
Co-author, RA7: Future of Work
EMP, INSEAD

Expertise: Interpersonal Dynamics—Gender, Brittleness Syndrome; Leadership—Communication, Women, Self-Awareness
Industry: Multinationals based in Asia; Asian companies based in the West

Rahul Daswani

Assistant Director, GovTech Singapore
Former Consultant, McKinsey
Former Consultant, Singapore Prime Minister’s Office
Co-author, RA5: How Leadership Can Be Taught
MPP, Harvard University

Expertise: Interpersonal Dynamics—Gender, Brittleness Syndrome; Leadership—Communication, Women, Self-Awareness
Industry: Multinationals based in Asia; Asian companies based in the West

Junko Yoda

Co-founder of CLinked
Former Asia Pacific Treasurer of Goldman Sachs & Deutsche Bank
ALIF, Harvard University

Expertise: Interpersonal Dynamics—Gender, Brittleness Syndrome; Leadership—Communication, Women, True North, Self-Awareness
Industry: Finance & Investment, Non-profit Organizations, Social Enterprises

Ami Valdemoro

Founder, Three Point Ventures
Co-author, RA4: Why Asia Is Hopeful
MPP, Harvard University

Expertise: Interpersonal Dynamics—Gender, Brittleness Syndrome, Immunity to Change; Leadership—Problem Diagnosis and Prognosis, Communication, True North, Women
Industry: Non-profit organizations, Social enterprises, Corporate Social Responsibility

Daria Istrate

Director, Genentech
Co-author, RA7: Future of Work
MBA, Harvard University

Expertise: Future of Work; Leadership—Women/Gender
Industry: Healthcare

Justin Hartley

Founder, Hartley Communications
Guinness Record Holder in Memorization
Co-author, RA7: Future of Work
MPA, Harvard University/Oxford University

Expertise: Leadership—Communication
Industry: General

Nupur Todi

Consultant, Major Consulting Firms
Co-author, RA7: Future of Work
Ed.M. Harvard University

Expertise: Future of Work—Future-Ready Workforce Programs; Interpersonal Dynamics—Gender, Immunity to Change; Leadership—True North, Women
Industry: Business Organizations

Nishith Jain

Senior Director, ServiceNow
Former Consultant at Bain & Company
Co-Author, RA7: Future of Work
MBA, IIM-Bangalore

Expertise: Future of Work; Leadership—Decision-making and Personal Effectiveness, Full Potential using a Growth Mindset, Results-Driven Communication, Organizational Strategy and Business Model Innovation
Industry: Technology, Management Consulting, and Investments

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