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Ken Estridge has provided executive coaching and management consulting to hundreds of clients holding senior leadership positions in a wide range of industries and in companies at every stage of development. Below are a few examples of the kinds of services he provides and the benefits clients and their companies have gained as a result.

Case I:

Provided executive coaching and mentoring for 9 months for a C-level executive of a global financial services company. The end result was dramatic improvement in the client's leadership style and his management effectiveness. The client felt a great deal of stress because of the press of his responsibilities. He needed to find a better way to delegate more to his senior management team and wanted to work with an executive coach to help fine-tune his executive skills and prepare for the challenge of potential career advancements. Ken was very helpful in identifying how to become a more effective communicator with direct reports and peers. Ken provided the client with a sounding board for his ideas. As a result of the coaching engagement the client gained much more effective relationships with his direct reports and peers and ultimately created a more high-functioning team.

Case II:

Leadership effectiveness coaching provided for a director of a Fortune 500 global computer equipment manufacturer. The executive client was promoted to an Area VP after the coaching engagement and later on was given even greater responsibility in the company. Here are some of his comments: Over the course of the 12- month engagement Ken highlighted key behaviors and ideas to promote his client's continuous development through conversations, readings and group discussions. Coaching sessions were tailored and customized to the leadership areas the client was focused on developing.. As a result the client learned the importance of the team and how to create a team capable of performing at new heights.

Case III:

Provided executive coaching to support the successful on-boarding of the CEO of a large retail company in his transition from President and COO to CEO. The client who had come up through the financial side of the business as CFO prior to becoming COO was an introvert who liked to sit in his office, analyze reports and communicate through email. With Ken's insight and guidance he came to understand the change he needed to make in his behavior in order to be effective in his new role as CEO. Ken helped him develop a strategy for succeeding in his new position and to set clear goals for himself for early wins in his new role.

Case IV:

Provided leadership style and management consulting for the CEO of a large insurance company. As a result of the coaching engagement the client changed his leadership style and the way his entire company ran. Before working with Ken the CEO had operated in a command and control style of management which resulted in low staff morale and stalled growth for the company. Ken guided the client through the process of quickly identifying obstacles to success and setting achievable goals. Ken helped the company develop self-directed leadership teams with the result that morale soared. The company began to grow again, and the CEO found greater personal satisfaction in his role. In addition, as a result of Ken's coaching the client experienced dramatic improvements in his health and his personal life as a result of the coaching interactions.