HHL Expert Talk - The Real Power of Coaching

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HHL's online Expert talk with focus on the Corona crisis and its impacts on society, economics and culture

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HHL Expert Talk – Recognized Expertise on a Global Market

HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management reacts to current developments in society and economy. The Virtual HHL Expert Talk series addresses latest and key topics in its research and academic programs to a broad audience. This also applies to the ongoing corona crisis and its effects. The HHL Expert Talk offers an open and further education and know-how transfer to the whole HHL community and beyond. It discusses the crisis and its impacts on society, economics, sports, and culture.

HHL Experts on Corona and Its Effects

Our 12th HHL Expert Talk will discuss what executive coaching actually is and how it can help your personal career development with concrete cases and in-depth expert perspectives.

Participants will take away a new understanding of how coaching can create impact and how to get support for coaching internally in your company.

  • What are the types of questions that coaches address?
  • What are the typical challenges where can a coach help?
  • What does coaching mean in COVID/VUCA times
  • What does coaching mean in various cultural contexts?
  • How to position oneself regarding coaching with your employer and how to get support for your coaching internally at work.

Coaching case: Consulting – what does coaching bring Consultants?

Coaching case: Entrepreneurship – how coaching can help in a career change?

About our HHL Experts

Susanne May, founder and CEO of May & Company, is passionate about promoting entrepreneurship, innovation and transformational change in leadership development. Apart from company growth and management, Susanne regularly designs large-scale leadership development interventions, consults and coaches senior teams, and conducts worldwide executive programs and workshops.

Susanne partners with global leaders and their executive teams to first understand their unique environments, challenges, and opportunities—then supports to create actionable plans to help them achieve and maintain positive change and impact. During the last 12 years, she has more 4.500 coaching hours in executive coaching.

* Foto: Markus Braumann

Olga Skipper partners with innovation and startup leaders focused on growing themselves and fulfilling their life’s vision through building remarkable companies that are based on bravery and trust. She helps individuals when they are called to find fresh ways of thinking and step into new roles, while companies hire her for setting up organizational culture for high performance teams. Olga’s coaching approach is grounded in vertical leadership development, transformative learning, cross-cultural communication and whole brain thinking. It expands the clients’ mindset and provokes creativity. Prior to coaching, Olga has been a startup and an agency founder, and an executive at every possible stage of company growth. She was hired as CEO of a startup, and as an exec working in corporate innovation. She walked the path from pre-seed to acquisition and IPO and she knows how each stage feels.

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The talk will be held in English.

Please notice that we will record this event (film) without showing participants or chats and use this material internally and/or externally in accordance with § 23 KunstUrHG and article 6 par. 1f) DSGVO.

Interested in further events of the HHL Expert Talk series? Please check the HHL Event Calendar.

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