The success of a management training program will most likely predict the success of an organization’s future. We all know that our baby boomer managers and leaders are fast moving into retirement. That would mean one thing. Companies, like yours, are fast losing institutional knowledge and experience. Don’t fret. There is still time for you to send your high potential management candidates in management training programs. In a 2014 survey from Deloitte, 86% of business leaders know that their organization depends on the effectiveness of their leadership pipelines. However, only a few of these companies are confident in their succession plans, because a lot...

Every leader should possess soft skills that define their level of strategic leadership. Strategic leadership refers to a leader’s potential to carry out the strategic vision of the organization, or a part of the organization, and to motivate and persuade others to imbibe that vision. Strategic leadership is the potential to influence members of an organization so that they can execute positive organizational change. To be successful, leaders must possess the skill to create organizational structure, manage, as well as to allocate resources and define the strategic vision of the organization. Strategic leaders must be open minded when trying to find...

An International Coach Federation (ICF) credential demonstrates that your coaching practice is based on Global Standards and will therefore give you the distinction and the EDGE over other professional coaches. There are 3 main paths to achieving credentialing with ICF: Accelerated Coach Training Program (ACTP), Approved Coach Specific Training Hours (ACSTH) and the Portfolio path.  ICF requires a minimum number of coach specific training hours as a major part of credential application. Benchmark Consulting,  the country’s premiere coaching, training, and leadership development company, offers ACTP (an ICF-accredited coaching training) in the Philippines. It is one of the few courses in the world approved...

Now that you’ve realized the significance of coaching in your journey, the big question is “Which coaching program should I take?” The International Coaching Federation suggests 8 criteria in choosing the right coaching program for you: LOCATION. Where will you meet your coach? Remember, face-to-face communication is still more beneficial so it’s better to look for a coaching program that is accessible to you. SCHEDULE. How many hours can you allot for your coaching program? It will be great to find a coaching program that offers a flexible schedule. COVERAGE. What are the program inclusions? Will it include lecture only or...

Asia Pacific Alliance of Coaches (APAC) is hosting the APAC2017 Coaching Conference (www.apac2017.com) on May 25-27, 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand. APAC 2017 will “help participants advance towards coaching mastery, in executive, business, performance, life, and other types of coaching.” APAC is the leading organization of professional coaches in the Asia Pacific Region. For more information about APAC, please visit www.apacoaches.org. Benchmark Consulting is the premier authority in coaching, training and leadership development....

Executive Coach Leo has created an effective coaching approach that draws from his 25 years corporate, organizational and cultural experience. As an executive in various successful Fortune 500 companies across Europe, USA and Asia, he worked within operations, start-ups, financial and services organisations. And so, he understands the demands of executive leadership, and knows what it means to structure an organization, lead people and manage an operation to achieve objectives. He has a solid educational background with a BS in Industrial Engineering from the Technical College in Eindhoven, Netherlands, an Executive MBA from Management School Antwerp in Belgium and have completed advanced studies in...

Executive Coach Maria Lourdes “Didith” A. Morales has over 20 years of solid corporate experience in the areas of commercial strategy, operational and organizational excellence, cross-cultural leadership, culture-building and employee engagement, performance management excellence, coaching and talent development. She spent most of her corporate career in senior and country commercial leadership positions in leading multinational pharmaceutical companies i.e. GlaxoSmithKline Philippines Inc and Roche Philippines Inc. where she managed big teams and a diverse portfolio including Respiratory, Oncology, Dermatology, Infectious Diseases, CNS, Rheumatology, Gastroenterology, among others. She also held marketing posts in FMCG companies such as San Miguel Corporation where she handled...

Professional Coach David accumulates 7 years’ experience in coaching individuals and teams in developing personal and interpersonal skills, self-management and an expression of authentic leadership. His clients include Teleperformance, Asian Development Bank, De La Salle schools and major actors in the local Game Development industry. As a professional coach, David brings forth powerful transformations to his clients from both the industry and the academe. He enables staff, middle managers and executives to make powerful choices and to be bold leaders in their respective fields. He supports leaders to achieve a clarity of intention that enable them to act decisively and to be cause...

Executive Coach & Leadership Development Consultant Eleanor Alandy has served thousands of leaders at the executive level as well as high potential senior business leaders in the US and in the Asia Pacific Region for over 20 years in the area of leadership development and executive coaching. She consulted with various Executive Teams in executive education, change management, team effectiveness, action learning, strategic planning, organization effectiveness, & leadership development leading to business results at organization, team and individual levels. Eleanor assumed leadership positions in Talent Management/Organization and Leadership Development across several industries. She took on the role as executive coach and leadership...

Executive Coach Nemy brings into the coaching practice over 30 years of business success in top leadership positions in the pharmaceutical industry both in the Philippines and abroad. He was Managing Director of GlaxoSmithKline Vietnam/Indochina in 2003-2006 and GlaxoSmithKline Thailand Ltd in 2007 to early 2010. Before his foreign assignments, Nemy headed the sales and marketing functions of GlaxoSmithKline Philippines Inc. He completed an International Coach Federation (ICF) approved Accelerated Coach Training Program and is a Past President of ICF Philippines. Nemy's strong business and leadership background provides him a solid platform in coaching executives facing relevant challenges and opportunities. In addition, he has...