Fast Start Onboarding Coaching

Accelerating the success of senior leaders.

Ensure Your New Leaders Hit the Ground Running

When it comes to starting a high-pressure, executive role, new leaders need someone in their corner who can help them navigate their new culture, assimilate to the team, and establish habits that lead to lasting success. The TalentRise Fast Start Coaching program is a 90-day, client-driven, integration-based coaching program designed to accelerate the  onboarding success of senior leaders.

61% of executives are not prepared for the strategic challenges upon being appointed to a senior role. 

-Harvard Business Review

More than 90% of CEOs wish they had managed their transition differently.

Between a third and half of new CEOs are failing to meet performance metrics within their first 18 months.

– McKinsey

What Is Fast Start Leadership Coaching?

Fast Starting Coaching helps senior leaders and executives to:

  • Make lasting and positive first impressions
  • Navigate organizational, cultural, or functional roadblocks
  • Accelerate productivity and time to competency
  • Establish realistic 90-day goals and expectations
  • Cultivate self-awareness, identifying the self-limiting beliefs
    that stand in the way of leader impact

Ultimately, Fast Start Coaching is focused on helping leaders build sustainable habits that lead to career satisfaction and accelerated growth in their new role.

What to Expect with Fast Start Onboarding Coaching

Fast Start Coaching comprises two tracks: individual coaching sessions for the new leader and alignment sessions involving the leader, coach, and hiring manager. This holistic approach ensures clarity of expectations, goal alignment, and support throughout the onboarding process.

Fast Start Coaching is not just about addressing specific challenges; it’s about embarking on a transformative journey of self-discovery and growth. Whether you’re a seasoned executive or a rising leader, coaching offers invaluable support in navigating the complexities of leadership and realizing your full potential.

TalentRise’s Leadership Coaches

TalentRise’s team of leadership coaches are International Coaching Federation (ICF) and Co-Active Training Institute (CTI) certified. They have 15+ years of individual experience operating in senior leadership positions for founder-led and private equity-backed firms. Our coaches leverage their varied professional experiences in human resources, operations, and project management to deliver high-quality, effective coaching to our clients.

Kristen Fox Lampert

Kristen is TalentRise’s Practice Leader of Coaching and Leadership Development. Kristen is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) through the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and holds an MBA in Finance
and Entrepreneurship from DePaul University.

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Laura Barker

Laura has 20+ years of business experience in HR and project management. She holds a B.A. from McGill University and is coach-certified with the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and Co-Active Training Institute (CTI).

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“Kristen’s coaching expertise played a vital role in accelerating my career, leading to notable growth and promotions within just a few months of our partnership. Her insightful leadership has not only shaped my trajectory within the company but also highlighted the effectiveness of TalentRise’s Fast Start Coaching program.”

– CHRO, B2B E-Commerce Company

100% of Fast Start Coaching participants say they’d recommend the program to a friend or colleague

“Professionally, [Fast Start Coaching] has given me greater confidence as a leader, helped me to assimilate to my new role and organization, and enabled me to be more efficient in getting my work accomplished and asking for what I need to be effective. Personally, I have learned a lot about myself and how to play more to my strengths.”

– Senior Director, Learning & Development Educational Nonprofit

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Fast Start Coaching?

In the fast-paced landscape of today’s business world, executives and senior leaders are often expected to hit the ground running. Onboarding coaching emerges as a powerful tool in this environment, offering a thought-provoking and creative process aimed at empowering individuals to unlock their full potential.

Fast Start coaching is comprised of two tracks: individual coaching sessions for the new leader and alignment sessions involving the leader, coach, and hiring manager. This holistic approach cultivates a healthy, open dialogue between the leader and hiring manager, ensures clear goal alignment, and supports the leader throughout the onboarding process.

What Are the Benefits of Fast Start Coaching?

The benefits of Fast Start coaching are vast and profound. Firstly, it fosters self-awareness—a deep understanding of oneself, including motivations, strengths, and areas for development. Moreover, coaching serves as a confidence booster, empowering individuals to make decisions with conviction and clarity.

A crucial aspect of coaching is the presence of a trusted third party—an impartial guide who is solely invested in the client’s development.

Who Delivers Fast Start Coaching?

At TalentRise, our leadership coaches are highly skilled professionals certified by the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and trained in Co-Active Coaching and Positive Intelligence. This ensures a high standard of coaching that aligns with best practices and ethical standards.

Who Should Use Fast Start Coaching?

While Fast Start coaching is primarily designed for senior leaders, its benefits extend to anyone seeking to enhance their leadership capabilities. By fostering self-awareness, accountability, and goal alignment, our leadership onboarding coaches empower individuals to unlock their full potential and drive organizational success.

Unlock your executive’s potential and connect with a leadership coach today