The maximise development, he focused initially on creating an operational platform for the region, a strategy for emerging markets and managing his team for performance.
Coaching supported this by helping him take an external and strategic view to each project. As the projects progressed, focus shifted to managing change, influencing his peers and having greater impact in selling the solutions.
By the time he reached the halfway mark, he had made significant improvement in these areas and focus was shifted to his team’s performance. This was well underway when he was promoted to his first line role.
Coaching was extended at that time to help him on-board in a new country role and extended again when he was promoted to lead the region.