She went on to explain that in the past they'd had "traditional management training" -- you know, the one day seminars. But nothing really changed. "We've got to try something else." I suggested our management and leadership development roundtable approach and set a time to meet.
In this case, the deeply human part of the leadership team needed skillful, empathetic attention. This compelling need, common across our workplace landscape cannot be adequately and appropriately addressed with workshops or training seminars.
My experience in corporate consulting continually makes a case and exposes a significant need for having coaching as a standard and integrated element of business operations. Particularly having someone as a trusted advisor and independent lens by which to assess your business. We call it, "coach-on-call" or having a corporate coach. You can learn more here.