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Individuals can make use of coaching services to improve self-awareness and understanding of impact on others. Areas to target include: building executive presence; developing a more intentional brand of leadership; improving communication and self-presentation skills; and building a more collaborative team. 

Institutions can make use of coaching services to assist with establishing a new hire on the right footing, in a multi-perspective approach that supports successful transition and tenure. Other areas to target include: improving communication and alignment; developing leadership awareness and impact, especially during times of innovation and change. 

Another option available to client institutions during a search is leadership assessment and personalized support focused on long-term individual and team success. We have the ability to administer several leadership assessment tools along with interpretation by a certified assessor on our staff.

For our clients in K-12 education, Partner Nishant Mehta offers specialized services including leadership coaching and training, strategy and change management consulting, and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) consulting.

What the numbers show:

  • Recent research (2014) shows the positive impact of coaching on individual performance and skills, well-being, and general effectiveness. Furthermore, coaching has a greater impact on performance compared to other popular workplace development tools.
  • 70 percent of organizations (and 93 percent of US-based Global 1000 companies) use coaching as part of their formal leadership development strategy
  • When considering coaching for your institution, you can develop an internal program or hire external coaches. Research has found that 59 percent of executives prefer working with an external coach.


Storbeck Search Team Profile

Nishant Mehta

Managing Director

Over a career spanning two decades, Nishant has worked on behalf of K-12 schools of all types on issues of leadership, culture, strategy and change management, and equity and justice.