To create lasting change, I believe it is necessary to go just deep enough to identify and address obstacles that can get in the way of change, but no deeper.
Recently, I was thinking about a common element across a lot of the work I do. Whether through coaching or counseling / psychotherapy, my clients and I get to a place where it makes sense that my clients are doing what they are doing, even though they truly want to change. And, importantly, it makes sense in a way that doesn't pathologize anyone. It's the best strategy they have found, so far, to accomplish something important - perhaps being successful, protecting themselves, or avoiding even worse consequences.
Jonathan Sibley, leadership and executive coach, can help can help you and/or your team members to become more effective in your current positions, or prepare for new positions through: